Thursday, May 10, 2012

A Delightful Dose of DIY

I sat at my desk yesterday afternoon with a blank stare at my computer screen. I checked my notebook filled with bloggie brainstorming, and I wasn't feeling very inspired by my list of potential posts. What's a gal to do? Well, the answer is quite simple -- step away from the computer and create something! Do you ever feel this way? Unfortunately, my urge to get "crafty wit it" was foiled when I realized I needed to get dressed and head to work. Womp womp. It's rather silly; I have all of these projects bookmarked and pinned. It's about time I roll up my sleeves and dabble with a little DIY. Take a gander at some of my favorites. Perhaps it's just what you need to spark a little creativity in your week!
via Johnny Miller Photography
Muffin Tin Planters: I am my mother's daughter. I love all things mossy!
Succulent Wraps: I keep obsessing about succulents and creating my own terrarium. Just do it already!
Origami Bows: Can you ever have enough bows? I'm just sayin'.

Washi Tape Organization: My heart skipped a beat when I pinned this gem!
Gold-Dipped Notebooks: These would make delightful gifts.
Water Bottle Chandelier: Only Jordan Ferney could create something so lovely out of water bottles.

Tile Coasters: The pink and white stripes had me at hello!
Pop-Up Place Cards: I think it's time to throw a party.
Custom Envelopes: Is it bad that I automatically knew they were using recycled J.Crew catalogs?

via Helena Almeida
What creative projects do you have up your sleeve? What Websites do you visit to stay inspired?
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Happy Thursday!
Toodles,
ANF
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5 comments:

Unknown said...

I keep trying pinterest foodie projects:) I am starting my morning with a bfast cocktail I had pinned of coffee cubes and almond milk....yuuuum! And tonight for dinner I will be partaking in a zucchini and tomatoe pasta with a lemon yogurt sauce....oh and with some farmer's market scores we'll also be having one herbed goat cheese and asparagus tarts:)

Aubrey said...

P.s. I am the great unknown^ haha:) also, there is this super cute beach cover up making it's way all over pinterest as a DIY...but I found where to just buy it haha so I'm going to take that route! In that way we are our mother's daughters:)

Jordon, The Messy One said...

I love this post!! I do love a great DIY project!

domestikatedlife.com said...

I love that idea of using washi tape to organize your calendars -- I haven't seen that one yet!

Jennifer said...

those tile coasters! so simple yet so cute!!