6 Inspiring DIY Bloggers You’ll Want to Follow

April 2, 2020

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In a time when the world around us is strangely nothing short of straight out of a movie, and the buzzword of today, yesterday and tomorrow is “social distancing,” I’m grateful for the online community and the friends I have made and continue to make. There are some really cool DIY Bloggers out there killin’ it! And today, I would like to introduce you to a few of them!



Melissa is a one-lady team, just like me! She does all of her DIY’s solo! Her husband encouraged her to start blogging 6 years ago, knowing how much she loved fixing up their home, decorating and writing. With an eclectic style that has moved into modern over the years, Melissa shares all of the ways she is updating their new home. Here are a few projects that really inspired me….

Kitchen Makeover

Exterior Makeover (the before and afters are amazing!)

Modern Dresser makeover (quite the transformation!)

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Angie and her husband bought a home back in 2014 and jumped immediately into renovating it. With neither one of them having any background in home renovations, they learned, as they ventured into this, through tutorials online. Knowing she could give back to the online community, Angie began sharing her projects and tutorials through her blog. What started as home renovation posts has grown into much more. She now also, shares tutorials on woodworking and furniture building. With a love for modern/clean design, Angie’s latest build is amazing! You have to go check out the built-in bunk beds she made for her two youngest children! This girl has skills! And the color she chose-love it!! While you’re over there, be sure to also hop over and marvel at her small bathroom makeover and catch her video on how to cut a circle with a table saw–Mind Blown!!

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Joanna is inviting her readers along on her (and her husband’s) journey as they BUILD their own house! An Urban Forest Farmhouse. With a passion to give back to her community, that was devastated by the northern California Camp Fire fires just last year, Joanna is sharing this adventure from beginning to end–offering DIY tutorials, before and afters, and the costs to self-build a home. Loving the Urban/Industrial Modern Farmhouse style, Joanna’s focus is natural wood elements and bringing the outside inside. And the best part of all of this is that they are doing this with minimal debt with a goal to be debt-free at the end of this project. And let me tell you, they are taking this goal seriously–living in a trailer with their two young kiddos as they build their new home. Here’s a glimpse of Joanna’s expertise in design trends, home renovation and DIY’s….

Whole Home Renovation on a Budget

Our DIY Kitchen Remodel

The Best Kitchen Design Trends for 2020

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Toni has been blogging for four years and has an eye for contemporary design. After being outsourced from her corporate job, she was blessed to be able to work part time and explore her passion for DIY. Being that we are all stuck at home right now, a couple posts from Toni’s blog caught my eye. I love that this Modern End Table can be built with materials that many of us in the DIY platform already have on hand. And if you’re like me and have scrap 2×4’s out in your garage, this Easy 2×4 Plant Stand would be a great project to take on. But the post that really displays Toni’s creativity was this Boob Light Makeover-such a great idea! Is your curiosity up? Go check it out here!

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Head over to Sonya’s blog and you’ll see she has an eye for interior design. Her 25+ years of home project experience is evident in her wide array of creative ideas. Here are just a few that I found very informative and caught my attention…

DIY Rustic Wood Shelves

Bathroom Makeover with Black Painted Walls

DIY Fireplace Makeover

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Megan, who has been blogging for seven years, loves everything modern farmhouse. Her passion is to help homeowners learn how to makeover their outdated home and turn it into something they love and can be proud of. Her desire is to share home projects that will help you renovate your space and remove that feeling of being overwhelmed. As I get ready to take on my first tiling project, I was drawn to Megan’s post highlighting her first tile job. For some reason, I am beyond nervous about starting this project. I found Megan’s post to be very encouraging and informative. Having just completed my kitchen mini-makeover, this post about resurfacing your existing cabinet doors caught my eye. What an awesome idea! So creative and definitely a must-see if you’re wanting to make some updates in your kitchen but don’t want to spend too much money. And once again, since we’re all trying to minimize our trips to the store right now, here’s another project that can be done with scrap wood many of us have accumulated in our garage….DIY Easy Change Frame for Wood Signs. Another cool idea!

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I hope you’ve been inspired, like I have been, by these awesome DIY bloggers!

Until next time,

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