Get Your DIY on: Star Features and a Challenge Recap

Get Your DIY on Features Recap

Hi friends! I hope everyone had a blessed Holiday surrounded by loved ones, and hopefully you didn’t have to bust out the big pants at the back of your closet from eating too much!

Every week, we have been so amazed at what you come up with for our Get Your DIY on challenges. In fact, we have had so much fun, that we didn’t want it to end!  If you stopped by our party last week, you may already know that we have decided to continue our Get Your DIY on themed link parties! Can I get a woohoo?!

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There is one small change, however. Instead of weekly challenges, we will be hosting the first Sunday of each month.  That gives us more time to get creative and really have fun with our themes! So don’t forget to mark your calendars!

Each party will run for two weeks. We will then share our features and the following month’s theme.  Your projects will still be shared on all five blogs and all features will be posted to our Get Your DIY on  Group Pinterest Board !


January Get Your DIY on Theme

Our first party starts next Sunday, January 5th, and our theme is Organization.  Perfectly fitting for January, don’t you think?  I can think of several areas that need a fresh start for the new year!

Now who’s ready for some features??  Let’s start where it all began…

Here is a recap of all my feature picks from our Get Your DIY on 16 Week Challenge:

Week#1: Blue Projects

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 Umbilical Cord Hat  Peanut Life Adventures

 Baby Boy Strip Quilt  The Princess and Her Cowboys

 Compass Rose Table  Artsy Chicks Rule

 Ladder of Numbers Shabby Gals

  Cell Phone Pouch  Made to be a Momma

Week#2: Fall Wreaths

Fall Wreath Features

 Romantic Fall Wreath  Shabby Sweet Cottage

 Halloween Wreath  Blooming Homestead

 Halloween Wreath Coconut Head Survival Guide

Week#3: Thrifty Upcycles

Thrifty Upcycled projects

 Mini Cloche  Vintage, Paint and More

 Turquoise Chandelier  Restoration Redoux

 Folding Chair Makeover  Salt and Pepper Moms

Week#4: Spray Paint Projects

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 Faux Mercury Glass  The Chicken Chick

 Media Cart Makeover Being Home

 Tray Table Makeover  Grey Luster Girl

Week#5: Chalkboard Projects

Chalkboard projects

 Fall Harvest Wreath  Made in a Day

 Chalkboard Chargers  Sypsie Designs

 Chalkboard Garland  Charming Zebra

Week#6: Thrifty Halloween Projects

fun halloween projects

 Pumpkin Cuties in a Jar  Hoopla Palooza

 DIY Ghost Tutu Costume  The Casual Craflete

 Vintage Halloween Tags  Beeutiful by Design

 Trick for a Treat Halloween Wreath  Little Miss Celebration

Week#7: Spooky Outdoor Decor

DIY Halloween Projects

 Ping Pong Ball Ghost Lights  Unoriginial Mom

 Skeleton Hand Sconces Little Miss Celebration

  Halloween Wreath One Mile Homestyle

Week# 8: Pumpkins

Fabulous Pumpkin Projects

 Felt pumpkin Delineate Your Dwelling

 Handmade Pumpkins DIY Beautify

 Ribbon Spool Pumpkin Remodelando La Casa

 Decorated Pumpkins  Mom 4 Real

 DIY Miniature Pumpkin Garland  It’s Overflowing

Week#9: Burlap

Burlap Project Ideas

 Burlap and Book Page Pumpkins  The Thinking Closet

 Burlap Wreath  Beachwood Place

 DIY Burlap Fall Banner  Twelve O Eight

 DIY Fall Burlap Wreath  Learning, Creating, Living

Week#10: Furniture Revivals

Furniture Revivals

 French Desk Makeover Rain on a Tin Roof

 Antique Chair Makeover  The Interior Frugalista

 Hutch Makeover  DIY Beautify

 Side Table Makeover Artsy Chicks Rule

 End Table Rehab  My Creative Days

Week#11: Holiday Signs

DIY Thankful Art

 DIY Thankful Art  View from the Fridge

  Tall Standing Christmas Sign

 DIY Christmas Sign  Two it Yourself

Week#12: Set the Table

Week #12 features collage 1

 Pallet Board Centerpiece The Interior Frugalista

How to Make a Bread Crate My Love to Create

Christmas Tablescape My Cup Runneth Over

Week#13: Christmas Wreaths and Door Decor

Christmas wreath ideas

 Finger Knitted Christmas Wreath  Recaptured Charm

 Burlap Candy Cane Wreath  Learning, Creating, Living

 Red Ruffle Wreath  Life on Virginia Street


Week#14: Ornaments

Awesome Ornament Ideas

 Paper Mache Shadowbox Ornament Little Miss Celebration

 DIY Map Ornament  Life. Love. Larson.

 Book Page Snowflake Ornament  Vintage, Paint, and More

Week#15: Handmade Gifts

Week #15 Features Collage

 Sheet Music Candles  Elizabeth & Company

 Personalized Etched Glass Bakeware  The Thinking Closet

 Dollhouse Peg Dolls  Wife Hat Mom Hat

Last week’s theme was “Stars”.  Each hostess chose a feature.

Week#16 Features

Abby’s pick:

Reclaimed Star from Bohemian Junktion

 Reclaimed Star  Bohemian Junktion

April’s pick:

DIY Yardstick Star from Twelve O Eight

DIY Yardstick Star Twelve O Eight

Christy’s pick:

Paper Bag Gratitude Garland from The Thinking Closet

Paper Bag Gratitude Garland  The Thinking Closet

Krista’s pick:

3D Stars by Design Dreams by Anne

3D Stars  Design Dreams by Anne

Mandy’s pick:

Ribbon Star by Frazzled Joy

 Ribbon Star   Frazzled Joy

Thanks so much to everyone who shared their projects with us over the last 16 weeks!  Don’t forget to grab a button and check out our  Group Pinterest Board  to see your featured projects!

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Visit my co-hosts to see a recap of all of their features too!

Just a Girl and Her Blog

House by Hoff 

The Hankful House

The Happy Housie

We look forward to seeing your creativity in 2014! Now go get your DIY on!



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  1. Hi Christy! It was so much fun participating in the Get Your DIY On parties and thank you so much again for featuring some of my projects. I’m excited that you and the ladies will be continuing in 2014 – I might not have something to share for the organization party but boy, do I need to FIND some organization! 🙂 I hope you and your family had the best holiday and wishing you much happiness for 2014. Enjoy the last Monday of the year!

  2. Thanks for featuring my star! I was so excited to see it. I appreciate it. I absolutely enjoyed the whole theme aspect. Kind of keeps me focused but yet gives me a challenge. I’m glad to see it continued. Hope you all have a Happy New Year!

    Shannon ~

  3. LOVE the highlight reel! Now I just have to find time to copy all of these amazing DIY’s! lol.
    Thanks for the inspiration!

  4. Thank you for featuring my turquoise chandelier! I will be sharing! Happy New Year!

    • Happened to come across your share in my FB newsfeed…awesome! And so is that chandelier! Honestly if I had to choose just one feature from the challenge, that would be it. It’s gorgeous!! 🙂

  5. Wow–this is a great collection of DIY projects! I especially loved the thankful art projects. Thanks for sharing this at Frugal Crafty Home Blog Hop!

  6. Christy, I have just “stumbled” into your site through a series of links. Wow! I am overwhelmed with your beautiful site, and with all the fabulous ideas and links! Thank you so much for sharing all this! I am bookmarking your site right this minute, and I will definitely be visiting often, including on first Sundays for the link up party. Thank you again! You definitely rock!

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