DIY Memory Jar

Happy New Year!  I feel like the last year just flew by!  It was a year full of ups and downs, but I find myself wanting to highlight the positive.  I remember the big highlights of the year, but unfortunately so many of those little joyful moments have been forgotten with time.  For the New Year, I have a new plan to hold onto those little moments forever…a DIY Memory Jar!

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DIY Distressed Picture Frame

This was a quick and easy project that any DIY beginner or expert can do.  I get my artistic side from my grandma.  She was a beautiful artist.  I have a painting of hers that I have always loved, but it was done on a plain canvas and needed a frame.  I found a frame at a local thrift store.  However, it was pray painted gold and I wanted to give it more of an antique look…


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Baby Bookshelf Redo- DIY Chalk Paint

One thing that makes me “whistle while I wait” is crafts.  I love me some DIY projects!  I think it is just magical to take something old and tattered, and breathe new life into it.

I had this shelf in my classroom for many years, but it had seen better days.  I almost threw it away…gasp!  Then, I realized it would be perfect for our baby room, but it needed a major face lift first.  This was my first chalk paint experience, and I think it turned out gorgeous!

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