All things DIY

Modern Easter Basket Makeover!

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, MARS Incorporated. All opinions are mine alone. #SweeterEaster #CollectiveBias After holiday season 2016 was over, I found myself left with a few cheap decorations that more than likely won't make it to the next year. Especially, Halloween candy buckets ...

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DIY Extra Large Dry Erase Board

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Hey, Homies! With renovations in the house in full steam, I have to put my goal of home organization in full gear.  The dust is settling, and furniture is moved all about so to keep some sanity about my myself I am organizing my office space.  I am sprucing up the room, ...

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Guest Bathroom Holiday Refresh & DIY Bath Accessory Makeover!

Monday, December 12, 2016

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #QuiltedHoliday #CollectiveBias Happy Holidays Homies! Well, Sirr and I are at it again! In one week we will be hosting our 3rd annual ugly Christmas sweater party and this year, we plan to take it to ...

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Drawer Faces Makeover with Overlays!

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Hey, Homies! I am back again with more deets on DIYs I did for my Homie Hook Up Master Bedroom Makeover. Next up, the dresser!  This was a very simple project and pretty much free.  I did purchase an extra can of white spray paint and new drawer pulls but I ...

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IKEA Hack Bathroom Vanity with Bekvam Kitchen Cart

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Hey, Homies! So I am absolutely positively ecstatic to be done DIY renovating our guest bathroom. Like BRUUUH! I am so happy it's over, and can show the before and after pictures. It was a long six-month journey of lessons learned, disappointments and frustration but I finished it. CLICK HERE TO WATCH FULL ...

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Homie Hook Up: DIY Chandelier Makeover

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

HEY HOMIES! Welcome to the blog!  Hopefully, you are visiting this tutorial because you just watched my first Homie Hook Up on my YouTube channel. My homie Destoni loved her bedroom.  She even cried #missionaccomplished. I am too juiced to share the tutorial on how to create most of the diys for ...

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Thrift Store Find Makeover | Geometric Print Table DIY | Collab w/ Elle Toshea

Friday, October 7, 2016

Hey Homies! So I finally got around to sprucing up this accent table that I spotted with Joshelle aka Elle Toshea at Value Village in Atlanta, GA.  I really wanted to turn this drab table into a fab modern and fun piece of furniture.  Check out the pics, shopping video and ...

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Pinterest Inspired + Fall Decor Room Tour

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Hey, Homies!! I have finally finished DIY decorating our master bedroom, and I am absolutely in love with it. Now if I could only keep it clean then I would be head over heels, but anywho. For our master bedroom, I wanted to create a space where we can relax, and ...

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Dollar Tree Challenge | DIY Home Decor + Giveaway

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Hey, Homies! I have uploaded my new video, " The Dollar Tree Challenge" to YouTube.  You are probably visiting because you already knew that and are here for the downable Mod Hexagon shelves template. So here you go!  I am happy to make your #DIYLife a little bit easier! CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD ALSO! Don't ...

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DIY Yarn Tapestry #FabFallFest Fun!

Saturday, September 3, 2016

Hey, Homies!!! It's September 2016 and the fall season is soon approaching! A few weeks ago I gave in and admitted that I was ready for fall and #totally over the daily 90 degree temperatures in Atlanta. So when I found out that a few of my favorite Instagram DIYers were ushering ...

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How To Turn Your Ceiling Fan From DRAB To FAB!

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Hey, Homies! So in the midst of renovating our guest bathroom, I got tired of all the dust and dander and wanted to start making our midcentury modern house a home.  A saw this post on Pinterest from Grosgrain about making over an old ceiling fan.  This palm leaves fan blades would ...

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Handy Homegirl Tip and Tutorial: Hanging Art STRAIGHT!

Monday, July 18, 2016

Hey, Homies! We have now been in our new home for almost two months, and I finally gave in and unpacked all the boxes because honestly, renovations aren't going to go as fast as I first thought. Plus, I was ready to start living in our home. So it was onward ...

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How To Make A Vintage Suitcase Chair

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Hey Homies!! I'm back by popular demand!!! LOL Currently listening to Lemonade. On the blog today, I will be showing you how to turn an awesome vintage suitcase into the cutest child's reading chair. Since Royal's nursery theme is "Traveling The World" I thought an upcycled suitcase project would be perfect. Check ...

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National DIY Day Celebration ATL!

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Hey, Homies!!! So this past weekend I participated in the first ever National DIY Day founded by the Craft Box Girls! The event was held at the Intown Ace Hardware in the Virginia-Highland area of Atlanta. It was an amazing day to craft and create! At my table DIYers of all ...

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The Handy Homegirl Webinar Pilot! #EEEEK

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Hey, Homies! I am excited to announce that I will be hosting my very first webinar pilot this March! The purpose of hosting a DIY webinar is because I get a lot of questions about how i create my projects, and sometimes I feel like I leave out some information in ...

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How to Not Paint Your Walls (because you don’t have to)

Thursday, March 10, 2016

I am always excited to do something drastic with the walls in a room. Colored or printed walls can add so much personality or create a feeling that plain white walls just can't do. Plain white walls can give a crisp, clean look to a room and can be a ...

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How To Make Personalized DIY Coasters

Monday, February 22, 2016

Hey Homies, So for Valentine's Day Sirr surprised me with tickets to see Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and an overnight "staycation" at the Sheraton in downtown ATL.  I was excited about how our evening was unfolding; I was even more excited that he exactly did what I said I wanted ...

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How To Mix Patterns In Home Decor

Friday, February 19, 2016

Hey, Homies! Welcome back for another riveting article to add to your arsenal of DIY decor knowledge.  In no time, your home will be DABOMB.COM DIY style! In this particular post I am going to share with you everything I know and previously learned about...*wait for it*... mixing patterns! I know, I ...

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How To Color Coordinate A Fabulous Space

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

So this year you really want to invest some design time into your living space? Good for you! whether it's your dorm, apartment or new home, no one should live in a space that does not feel like their own. You have made up your mind, there is no turning ...

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Hello 2016! & Welcome To The New Handy Homegirl Blog

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Hello, 2016 and Happy New Year to all of my Homegirls and Homeboys! I hope you all had a blessed year.  I am super duper uber excited to be debuting the new Handy Homegirl blog today and I am triple super duper uber excited that you stopped by to check ...

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