Get Your DIY On: Colorful DIY Projects


Hiya, friends!

We’re so glad you’re here to join us for our monthly Get Your DIY On Party! Have we mentioned how happy we are that you join us each month? We love the creativity, and you always inspire! Last month’s Wall Decor Party was amazing. Did you check out our fabulous favorites?


20 Creative Wall Decor Projects

If you missed what I shared this week, I shared this fun Restore find, a very countrified hunter green plate rack that looks much more updated, thanks to the Vaseline painting trick:

Plate Rack updated using petroleum jelly to distress from Confessions of a Serial Do-it-Yourselfer

Plate Rack Update

And this was my contribution to this month’s GYDO “Colorful” theme. I shared how I updated my outdoor glider bench with a fresh coat of paint and new DIY cushion covers (link to awesome and EASY tutorial included):

Outdoor Glider Bench Makeover with new cushion covers from Confessions of a Serial Do-it-Yourselfer

Outdoor Glider Bench Makeover

And here’s what my lovely co-hosts came up with for this month’s theme:


DIY No-Sew Curtains with Gromets from Artsy Chicks Rule


Tulips Spring Mantel from The Hankful House

painted piano makeover from The Happy Housie

DIY Painted Piano Makeover from The Happy Housie

Vintage Pops of Blue via House by Hoff1

Pops of Vintage Blue in the Dining Room from House by Hoff

We seriously can’t wait to see your colorful projects!


Now on to the party!

Before we get started, just a few house-keeping items…

We’d be so grateful if you would follow each of your hosts on social media:

Confessions of a Serial Do-It-Yourselfer
The Happy Housie
The Hankful House
Artsy Chicks Rule
House By Hoff
  • Be sure to link back to our fabulous party in your posts.
  • Stick around, meet other bloggers, and leave some blog love.
  • Remember: Each month has a theme; only link up posts that fit each month’s scheduled theme, others will be deleted. (Plus that’s what makes it so fun!)
  • Be inspired!
  • Linking up to our party gives us permission to use your images on our blogs, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest page and any other social media connected to our blogs. We will give link back credit to any image we share.
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If you’re a planner, next month’s theme is Outdoor DIY Projects:

June Theme

And while we’re at it, here are the next several monthly GYDO themes:

GYDO Monthly themes June-Dec


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  1. Thank you again for the feature. This is such a fun party. Hope it goes well for everyone!!!

  2. Thank you for hosting. I love all the host’s colorful projects and am excited to see what everyone contributes.

  3. Thanks for the DIY fun Christy!

  4. Whoo hoo, love the theme this month and can’t wait to see the colorful projects people shared. Thanks for this fun monthly party Christy, I always look forward to this one.

  5. Cheryl Krett says:

    I don’t have my own blog, but I’d love to share a dresser remake – is there any way I can participate?

    • Hi Cheryl! I emailed you directly, but wanted to respond here too in case you don’t get that. Unfortunately the link up requires a website URL to link to, but are you on Facebook? A few blogger friends and I created a Facebook group called Décor Enthusiast Forum where we and our readers all share what we are working on. This would be a perfect thing to share in the group. You can request to join here: It’s a really supportive group made up of mostly non-bloggers and we’d love to have you over there! XO Christy


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