Thrift Store Rescues

Thrift Store Rescues Featured on Kansas City Live, Wednesday January 28

This morning if you tuned into Kansas City Live you may have some me with all these ideas for Thrift Store Rescues. Right now Thrift Stores are flooding with inventory from families donating to get their tax deductions in at the end of last year. Those donations have now made their ways to the shelves […]

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20 Unique Wall Decor Ideas

I have a question for you. Are YOU on Hometalk? If not, it’s truly the place to be {well, besides here at DivaofDIY.com!} for all things home. I’ve been around Hometalk for awhile and just recently starting posting my own creations on the site to help inspire others turn their home into their Haven. It […]

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Update Builder Grade Cabinets This Weekend

Stop living with the ugly. Create a home that is truly beautiful to you and a haven that you don’t want to leave. The heart of the home is in the kitchen, so let’s update builder grade cabinets and not spend a lot of money doing it! So for those that are new (or just […]

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No Sew Pillows

How to make pillows out of placemats

After taking down all of your holiday decor, the house can feel a little empty. Leanne Lee, our Diva of DIY demonstrates how to start redecorating with homemade throw pillows made out of placemats. Best part, no sewing is involved! This is a great way to add a variety of color to your home and […]

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PaintStickLetters

How to make decorative letters out of paint sticks

Looking for a fun, inexpensive way to personalize your home? Kansas City’s own Diva of DIY, Leanne Lee demonstrates how you can create decorative letters out of paint sticks! You guys this craft is so fun, easy and the best part INEXPENSIVE! This is a great one to get the kids involved and let them […]

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CrayonArt

How to Create Crayon Art

Need something to keep the kids busy for a good bit of the afternoon? Leanne Lee, our Diva of DIY comes to the rescue with an easy, fun, DIY project you can do with your kids to help break up the boredom. You girls won’t believe this, but, I did this one A.LONG.TIME.AGO. So I […]

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DIY Fabric Wall Art

How to create beautiful fabric wall art on a dime

Fabric wall art is popping up across Pinterest, and design magazines. The Diva of DIY, Leanne Lee demonstrates how you can create your own for a fraction of the cost! Supplies Blank Canvas Boards (I used 11″ x 14″ boards for the demo) Coordinating fabrics Staple Gun and Staples Spray Adhesive Initials or any items […]

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DIY Backpack clip

Kids Craft | Backpack Clips

Hi divas! My name is Leanne Lee and I’m the Diva of DIY! I’m so glad you are here! Today I want you to gather the littles and let’s make this fun kids craft…DIY Backpack clips! Not only is this craft cute for backpacks, but, these can also serve when you are entertaining friends and […]

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Become a Thrift Store Expert

I love a good hunt! When it comes to thrift store shopping it can be challenging to know where to start. Hi I’m Leanne Lee, Diva of DIY, I’m sharing tips on how to find those gems when thrift store shopping. After watching you’ll be a thrift store expert! One of the first things you […]

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How to Make Coasters Using Tiles

Coasters are one of those home goods that you always need but never think to purchase. Hi I’m Leanne Lee,  Diva of DIY, and I want to  show you how you can make coasters and personalize them. Supplies Using Stamps 4″ x 4″ travertine tiles (I usually give sets of 4 coasters) Stazon permanent ink […]

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Make Dipped Baskets Work for Your Homes Decor

Hi! My name is Leanne Lee, Diva of DIY. I’m addicted to thrift store shopping and visit them more than I care to admit! I honestly think that it’s just the competition within myself to create something out of nothing. I have a fault a trait that allows me to see the beauty in everything […]

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Thrift Store Find: Silver-Leaf Candlestick

{see those Jute Balls, you can make them!} There’s that section of the thrift store that you avoid like the plague, right? It’s filled with ugly and dusty candlesticks. They are a dime a dozen at garage sales as well.  The types of candlesticks vary from brass, glass, crystal, wood and iron candlesticks in all […]

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Paint Figurines to Create an Updated Look

Hi! My name is Leanne Lee, Diva of DIY and I’m so glad you are here today! We are going to update those ugly figurines that you find every day at your local thrift store. Sure they may be ugly in the store, but, you can bring them home and for a few pennies update […]

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