It’s Memorial Day weekend for us in the US, which is known as the unofficial start of summer. For many, that means pool or beach season! Which is perhaps a blessing for some, but a curse for many, many others. Continue reading
There are many things that excite me about DIY. I like the process of making something. I love the finished product – when it turns out. I like being able to make things that other people might find valuable. And sometimes, it’s just nice to know I can make something myself, even if I don’t need to. For example – marshmallows. Making them myself is hard work, and not really necessary, but have you tried a homemade marshmallow? Totally worth it.
And sometimes, a DIY is just a way of cost savings. I bought these throw pillow covers and pillows from Ikea, and painted them in a fun blue ombre, for really cheap. Pillows like this from a retail store would have cost much, much more, and they would have actually meant less to me.
These were so easy, and fun to make. If you can pull a paint brush in a line (straight-ness not required), you can do these, too. Continue reading