A friend and I made a valient and successful effort getting my old couch out to the curb. But in that effort, we scratched up my walls, and in one place, made a 6" hole in the wall. So, I had to fix it (it was my couch and is my place, so there). It … Continue reading Real talk about a hole in the wall
Now that "Weekend DIY Girl" is back, you might have noticed that I'm posting only on Fridays. This is deliberate: 1) because it's the start of the weekend (duh), and 2) so you know when to expect my nuggets of goodness (in other words, to keep me on track so I won't leave you again). Starting next week, I … Continue reading Look for “Weekend DIY Girl” on Fridays; My products on Etsy
I was at a home improvement store, picking up my order which included a patio table. The store clerk asked if someone called me offering assembly. I thought, what the heck did I order? Then I look at the box. Are you kidding me? Paying for assembly when it says it's easy and tools are … Continue reading Paying for assembly?
What do you do with paint samples that aren't exactly the right color and leftover spray paint from previous projects? You paint a piece of furniture that sorely needs an update. So this is less of a how-to and more of a "my story with pictures" deal. The story: My next big update is my … Continue reading Bookcase Reno: A New Look in a Hurry
Finally! I'm back with a new DIY project! Thanks, readers, for hanging in there through the blog move and waiting for the next DIY. I've been hinting at this on my Instagram for a while, and I've also had it finished for a few weeks, but I haven't been able to create my post until now. (Now … Continue reading Footstool Upcycle
For the last few days, I have been moving Weekend DIY Girl to a site with her name! Welcome to WeekendDIYGirl.wordpress.com, home of all things amateur DIY. I've got a different site address (and a slightly different look--but isn't that always the case?), but I'll still bring you the same DIY, craft, and other weekend … Continue reading We have moved!