The weekend is coming up and the sun is finally shining, which means that we’re finally able to enjoy the outdoors! Add some fun to the sun with these outdoor DIY games that are cute, crafty and entertaining for the whole family! They also make great activities for parties or weddings.
Hop the day away with this rainbow hopscotch board made from paving stones!
Play some classic board games, and then have a delicious dinner outdoors with the flip of a table tile with the outdoor checkers table!
Revive an old classic game on the lawn with these bright and colorful lawn dominoes!
Use your shed to create an epic rock wall for little ones!
Update your average horseshoes with colorful pastels!
If you’re looking for a fast and easy way to jazz up a basic pony tail, look no further! All you need is a hair elastic, some leather cord, and, literally, two minutes.
1/8” Faux Leather Tape
1- Take your hair and place in a pony tail.2- Place leather under the pony tail. Leave about 6 inches of leather hanging. Wrap leather around the pony tail.
3- Leave about 6 inches hanging once you are about to come to the end. Tie the ends together.
Pom poms were such a hot accessory this winter, but you can take the pom pom trend into any season with this fun DIY! Add a playful touch to your ponytail by adding colorful bunch of pom poms to the back. You can add a few different colors to your comb or go with one big pom pom to really make a statement.
Jumbo Pom Pom Fringe
1. Cut three pom poms off of the trim.
2. Glue down each pom pom onto the metal comb, and let them dry.
3. Place comb on top of the pony.
Is your hair falling flat? If you need something to keep your hair back while also elevating your hairstyle, we have just the thing. By adding a fun piece of metal hardware to your hair, you’ll look like a million bucks and also keep your style sleek.Materials:
Metal Bamboo Buckle
1- Take half of your hair and bring to the back of your head. Place hair in the top part of the buckle from underneath.
2- Place hair over the metal bar and through the other opening of the buckle.
3- Push buckle up to secure.
The first DIY in this installment of the 4 Ways series is perfect for a formal event! This up-do is messy enough that recreating it is simple, but also stylish enough to wear to prom or even a wedding! We love using these metal seashell buttons for the warmer months, but feel free to play around with any shape or style! You can also use crystal sew-ons for a look that dazzles.
Metal Shell Button
Metal Conch Button
Metal Sun Button
Metal Hair Pins
1. Remove the shank on the back of the buttons with a set of pliers.
2. Apply glue to the back of the button, and then add the clip directly on top. Let the clips dry overnight
3. Take a section of the front of your hair and either braid or twist to the back of your head.
4. Make a ponytail with your remaining hair.
5. Combine the end of the braid and ponytail into a bun, securing with bobby pins as you go.
6. Add the button hair pins into the braid or twisted part of the hair.
If you’re having guests over, make a great first impression withe these a-door-able mats! From sassy to sweet, doormats are the perfect way to add a little bit of personality to your home.
Grab a can of spray paint, and go to town on a plain doormat!
This decorative doormat hides a cute “hello” message in mosaic!
Add a natural touch to your doorway with this stone welcome mat!
If you want to celebrate your green thumb, check out this garden hose doormat!
Give your guests a sweet welcome with this doughnut rug!
We love mixing materials to make pieces that are truly unique. For this week’s DIY we took inspiration from the festival styles that are all the rage this time of year and mixed metal, stone and leather to create a necklace that will look great will all of your bohemian outfits this season!
What You’ll Need:
Braided Leather Bolo
Metal Tooth Pendant
4.5mm Steel Rolo Chain
Faux Leather Fringe
4mm Jump Rings
8mm Jump Rings
1. Take your cord and cut evenly in half for each side of the necklace. We made ours 7 inches long each.
2. Add end caps to each end. Total of 4 end caps.
3. Cut your chain into two pieces. We made ours 4 inches long. Add jump rings and attach to the cord ends.
4. Take your leather cord again and cut a piece. We made ours 6 inches long. Add end caps to the ends.
5. Take your tooth pendent and add to the cord. Now attach jump rings to the end caps and attach to the other ends of the chain.
6. Cut a 4 inch piece of fringe and add glue to the rim and roll to create a tassel. Once dried add a jump ring and attach to cord where tooth pendant is.
7. Lastly, add jump rings to the top of the necklace and a lobster clasp.
There’s nothing more cheerful than seeing a beautiful wreath upon entering a home. Welcome spring to your abode with these friendly seasonal wreaths! Why do we have to wait for May flowers? Bypass the April showers and make this tulip wreath to brighten your doorway!
What could be better than a fluttering kaleidoscope of butterflies greeting guests as the walk into your home?
All of the elements of spring, from flowers to birds’ nests, are captured in this wreath.
Use fabric scraps to make this colorful wreath that can easily be used inside too!
This wreath is made with an unlikely material: bubblegum! Who knew a chewy treat could look so modern and sophisticated?
One of our favorite Easter events is decorating the eggs! There are so many fun and unique ways to make your eggs stand out. You can use ribbon, buttons, and countless other embellishments to decorate. This year add a little dazzle to your Easter celebrations with metallic accents and rhinestone embellishments!
What You’ll Need:
Gold permanent marker
1. Create a scallop pattern with your gold pen going around the middle of the egg.
2. Glue down a rhinestone at each scallop corner.
1. Take your gold pen and draw a line going around the egg. Under that line draw a scalloped pattern like the green egg design. In the loop draw stripes.
2. Glue down a rhinestone at each scallop corner.
1. Take your gold pen an create a loop going vertical on each side of the egg.
2. Create a rhinestone pattern in the center of the egg. Mirror what you do on one side to the other sign.
Get your eggs ready for embellishment, and get cracking (hopefully not literally) on your Easter eggs with these fun DIYs! If you’re egg-cellent at puns, you’ll love these stamped Easter egg DIYs!
Easter eggs can always take on a little “extra”. Bring in gold leaf, washi, and even trim for eggs that will really catch your eye!
If you aren’t artistically inclined, decoupage your eggs using decorative napkins and let them do the hard work for you.
Say what you’re feeling without saying a word with these emoji easter eggs.