polish star ornaments, crafts, seasonal holiday decor

Polish Star Ornaments

Super easy paper ornaments. These ornaments take about 20 minutes to make, I made these while watching tv at night.
Supplies you will need:
5 Sheets Paper (I used computer paper)

painting an appliance, appliances, painting

Painting an Appliance

I wish I hadn't waited so long to do this! It was so fast, easy and inexpensive to take my yellowing refrigerator to white again!
So easy, I washed the fridge down with hot water and dish soap, taped off the handles used a sponge brush to go around the handles then used a foam roller to paint the rest! Used two coats of rustoleum appliance epoxy paint.

collection of cool paper art projects, crafts, home decor, Design Sponge

Collection of cool paper art projects

These artists are amazing! It's hard to believe some of these are made from paper I never would have guessed at first glance! There are more inspiring paper projects in the link below, I want to make all of these they are so beautiful!

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Gold Painted Leaves

‪#‎FallPreview I was looking for a simple and inexpensive fall project to make when I came up with this idea. This project was so easy! I used one red oak, one white oak and one maple leaf from my yard. I had some liquid gold leaf paint on hand as well as the frames. After picking the leaves from my yard (they were still green, picked directly from the trees) I painted the front sides of the leaves with the liquid gold leaf paint I did not paint the back side. Once they were dry, in about 30 minutes, I simply framed them in some frames I already had on hand. The leaves aren't flat in the frame due to a thick mat.

kitchen cabinet makeover for less than 250, kitchen backsplash, kitchen cabinets, kitchen design, painting

Kitchen Cabinet Makeover for Less Than $250

When I bought my house the kitchen was my least favorite room. The cabinets were an orange oak wood (so gross).... For a quick fix I just added some roped crown molding, new appliances and hardwood flooring. I couldn't stand the wood cabinets anymore. I also couldn't stand that the cabinets didn't go up to the ceiling.
I built the cabinets up to the ceiling using some 1 x 6's and molding. Using some left over wood, I attached blocks to the top of the cabinets, then attached the 1 x 6 pieces of wood to the blocks, then attached thin molding where the new wood and cabinets meet and installed crown molding. I also made a refrigerator surround! Painted the cabinets in a greige color, added new hardware and hinges! I still have to add a marble subway tile back splash and install a new counters most likely in marble or quartz but I LOVE how the kitchen looks now! What a difference for such a small amount of money. I spent roughly $230.00 on the cabinet makeover!

board amp batten tutorial, diy, how to, wall decor, Bathroom Board Batten

Board & Batten Tutorial

I have done two slightly different styles of Board & Batten one if my first floor bathroom and the other in my kitchen, if you need more information then the diagrams show feel free to go to my site for more details

wire valentines hearts, crafts, seasonal holiday decor, valentines day ideas

Wire Valentines Hearts

Super easy valentines craft, this project took me 10 minutes! I used a few wire hangers, shaped them into a heart then wrapped them in ribbon, yarn and wire!

how to make embroidery hoop ornaments, christmas decorations, crafts, seasonal holiday decor

DIY Embroidery Hoop Ornaments

These ornaments have been the easiest things I have ever made. I wish I had thought to use these sooner! Since I've repainted the majority of my house in different shades of gray this year, I wanted one of my Christmas trees to have gray incorporated. So I decided to use different shades of gray ribbon to make these ornaments.

craft stick trees, crafts, seasonal holiday decor

Craft Stick Trees

Supplies you will need are:
*Craft sticks (two different kinds see photo)
*Hot glue

owl wreath knockoff, crafts, wreaths

Owl Wreath Knockoff

I saw an owl wreath by Anthropologie a while back and loved it but wanted to try my hand at making one of my own.

Dria @ Dio
Dria @ Dio
About meThe DIO in DIO Home Improvements stands for "Doing It Ourselves" we blog about home decor, crafts and home renovations. Our goal is to help ourselves and others make our homes as beautiful as we can imagine while doing as much of the work we can ourselves!
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