how to organize a nursery dresser

How to Organize a Nursery Dresser

My son is 8 months old and it was finally time to get all of his clothing organized and in order! He has a big dresser in his nursery, but it was overflowing with clothes and needed some attention.

how to make a diy picture ledge

How to Make a DIY Picture Ledge

The wall over my couch was just begging for some art. But I'm constantly changing up the frames and art in my home, so I didn't want to hang a large gallery wall and have holes to fill when I wanted a new look.So I decided to build a DIY picture ledge custom to my couch area.

how to care for leather furniture

How to Care for Leather Furniture

We both have a couple leather pieces in our homes and love the warmth and texture they bring to our spaces. However, leather does require some maintenance in order to keep it conditioned and looking its best.

our foolproof way to hang a gallery wall

Our Foolproof Way to Hang a Gallery Wall

Hanging something on the wall is hard enough, but hanging a gallery wall...well that can be pretty intimidating! Luckily, we have a foolproof way to hang a gallery wall (no tape measure required!).

how to hang planters from a ceiling

How to Hang Planters From a Ceiling

My mudroom was looking a bit bare and needed some life. So I decided to add some greenery directly from the ceiling.Here's how to easily hang planters using a few simple tools. For the full tutorial and a video, head to this blog post.

how to hide ugly candle labels using a sock

How to Hide Ugly Candle Labels Using a Sock!

I absolutely love lighting candles at night, especially in the fall. I recently picked up a few new ones, but I’m not in love with the look of the candle jars. The labels are just so big and u-g-l-y and the thought of soaking them to get the labels off sounds like a lot of work.That’s when I came up with this idea for a simple fall candle holder to hide those ugly labels. For the full tutorial, head to this blog post.

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Wheelbarrow Turned Fall Planter

Some of our favorite projects are when we get to take something old we have lying around the house, and give it a new life for our home! That's exactly what happened with this project.
We had an old wheelbarrow, and due to a deflated wheel, it just wasn't working too well. So instead of having it rot in the garage, we decided to use it in our front yard as a unique planter.
This project came at the perfect time, just as we were looking to add a little fall love and a seasonal look to the outside of our home!

how to hide a propane tank from your outdoor fire pit

How to Hide a Propane Tank From Your Outdoor Fire Pit

When I decided on a fire pit for our outdoor patio, I was under the impression that the propane tank that fueled it would hide underneath it. But when I went to hook up the propane tank so we could have our first fire, I quickly realized that a traditional propane tank could NOT fit under the firepit.

how to make a letterboard pumpkin

How to Make a Letterboard Pumpkin

Halloween is just around the corner and we're always excited to give a pumpkin craft a try. We both love changing up the quotes on our letterboard signs and we thought it would be fun to turn our pumpkins into their own letterboards!This project is an easy one and you can check out this blog post for the full tutorial and a video!

how to make a modern address sign

How to Make a Modern Address Sign

The address sign on my new house was looking a little outdated, so I decided to swap it for a DIY modern one. It only took me 1 hour to create and the front of my house looks much better (& much more my style!) For the full tutorial, check out this blog post.

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About meWe're Bridget and Casey, the best friends, Chicago gals, and editors behind The DIY Playbook. On our blog, we strive to inspire our readers to inject their sparkling personalities into their own spaces with affordable and attainable DIY solutions.