Tag Archives: diy

How to do it right…

I’ve had a lot of clients request more and more DIY’s in their homes. Of course it brings down costs dramatically. It also brings uniqueness and character. I always suggest pairing a DIY with a modern piece just to neglect looking too crafty. Above is a DIY headboard slipcover. The color is right on point [...]

SG’s Newest Member…

Today is a good day! Why?? Because I get to tell you that Simply Grove has expanded and now welcomes Elise Vaughn as SG’s one and only DIY contributor!! Elise and I have worked together in the past (remember Brass Razoo?) and we just get each other. Elise is an amazing clothing designer, jewelry designer [...]

National Painting Week Project…

I’ve come to realize something in life. Color creates moods, and very specific moods. If you know my style, I do not shy away from color. Saying that, I am very specific and picky with color because of the moods and vibes they give off. For instance, you say green and I say, what shade [...]

Painting Teaser…

Hi friends!! Is your week off to a good start? I’m having a hard time starting, even if it is already Tuesday. I feel like I’ve had too many vacation/spring break days and it’s throwing my jive off a bit. But I’m back and I’m working on some really great projects. I get to throw [...]

Repurposed Stool…

If you have read Simply Grove for awhile now then you know that though I love DIY’s, I don’t love nor promote difficult DIY’s. I am a simple DIY gal who wants great results without breaking a finger or the bank. Another detail that you may know about me is that I love to repurpose [...]

DIY {Bottles}…

I am a huge fan of spray paint. Always have been, always will be. Mostly because it’s such a quick and easy way to update an item. I found these vintage bottles on eBay. They came in a LOT of 8. I knew right away what I wanted to do with them, and it involved [...]

DIY Tray…

Today I have the easiest DIY for you to try! Now, I’m not the most fond of completing DIY’s. I’d rather snap my fingers and magically create something. But since that doesn’t work, I’ve made a New Years resolution of being more hands on. Here’s the easy peasy DIY: I sometimes prefer displaying items on [...]

DIY {simply stunning nightstand}…

Struggling on what kind of nightstand you want bedside? I’ve totally been there and feel your pain in making a decision. Fortunately CB and J has come up with the perfect DIY for your nightstand needs and its simplicity couldn’t be more stunning. Be able to add wooden texture and keep your space open with [...]

DIY {advent calendar}…

Ok really, this advent calendar is the most perfect creation ever. The Merry Thought has me super inspired to make an advent calendar and count down the days of the month in the prettiest way possible. Need I explain how to put this beauty together? So simple and attainable of a DIY project…

Multi-DIY…

HEYLOOK How great is this DIY? Well, let me tell you how great it is. First, (obviously) use them to make some amazing holiday shaped cookies. Second, use the cutters as napkin rings in your Thanksgiving tablescape. Attach handwritten tags, and you can double the use as place setting markers at your table as well. [...]

DIY {perfect pouf}…

I think we can all agree that a pouf is completely necessary in any living space. Who doesn’t want a pouf right? What I can’t wrap my mind around is having to spend up to couple hundred dollars on one… This DIY by Kristi Murphy is undoubtedly cost effective and oh so cute. It is [...]

DIY {give thanks}…

This DIY is so pretty and Stephanie Sterjovski makes it so easy to achieve this fun thanksgiving table decor. Select this print (out of her many others) from her print shop and complement with your favorite greenery, a few mini pumpkins, and washi tape for a simple and gorgeous table top.

Inspiration {fireplace frenzy}…

Anthology Magazine There is no need to feel the stress of taking on a full room redo. Often the smallest projects yield the most accomplished feelings and its making those baby steps that get the inspired juices flowing. Small touches to your fireplace are a great way to create a new look for your space [...]

DIY {painted candle}…

This DIY is one of my favorites and I fall in love with a project like this every year as the holidays near. Emily Henderson has a tutorial on these super easy and more than affordable do it yourself tall candle jars. Style these in a centerpiece or spread the joy of these beauties in [...]

DIY {sharpie wallpaper}…

There is no better way to cure the craving for a fun accent wall better than this sharpie DIY wallpaper. Avoid the cost, mess, and commitment to wallpaper while keeping your room bright with white. I am over the top about gold right now, so this image above, I totally love. Use the links that [...]