Category: DIY

DIY: Unique Planters Honoring Female Icons

You won’t lose your head but might lose your heart with this week’s DIY blog.  Inspired by our recent DIY Plant Swap and Planter event, I was looking around at other unique items to transform to hold a house plant.  Somewhere on social media, I saw several creative types who had made heads with the hair being real-life plants. Here’s my spin on that idea by taking a Styrofoam styling head and transforming it into a planter that will make your head (and those of your family and friends) turn, too!

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How to Incorporate Thrifted Summer Pieces into Your Fall Wardrobe

In my last blog post, I shared with you my love for autumn and how I was looking forward to filling my wardrobe with my favorite fall staples that have been tucked away for nearly a year. However, I realized that I own several thrifted summer pieces from Goodwill that when layered properly, can easily be incorporated into my fall wardrobe. The first one will surely surprise you!  

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DIY: Transform a Clock with a DC Flag Look In No Time

Here’s a DIY project that is right on time: upcycle a thrift store clock into a flag-themed, functional art piece!  For a few dollars and with a couple of hours, you will count down the minutes until you’re able to hang this cool and eye-catching clock in your home or office.  

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Event Recap & Tutorial: How to Host a DIY Planter Workshop & Plant Swap

Following the success of the recent DIY Planter Pop-Up & Plant Swap event hosted in partnership with Goodwill, Tim Kime Art/Transformation Junkies, and others, we offer this idea as inspiration for you and your communities to do the same!  What’s more meaningful than bringing together great people, doing something creative, and honoring Mother Nature, all at the same time? 

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