Easy DIY Barn Door

MarciaSocas DIY a Modern Barn Door using your existing old slab door. Today I’m taking this plain and worn looking old pantry door and making it over into a beautiful barn door. You can use this DIY barn door project to convert your own doors into a modern barn door or rustic barn doors, depending … Read more

Pencil Pouch DIY (15 min to a fab bag)

MarciaSocas Zipper Pencil Pouch DIY This pencil case tutorial is great as a first sewing project. Here’s one project you can check off of the school supplies list. Create custom pencil cases using cotton fabrics (or canvas) and a sturdy zipper you may find already stored in your craft room. The pencil pouches you create … Read more

Bottom of Door Cover Hack

MarciaSocas I helped my son create a college football themed Airbnb at the University of Alabama (on a budget). Some projects were large, but many of the high impact projects were actually small and easy. You can view the entire transformation and various before and after projects and photos on my site at: Unique Alabama … Read more

Prime Day 2022 Deals

MarciaSocas As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. To get these deals, you must have Amazon Prime. If you don’t have it, here it is for free for 30 days: Amazon Prime Free Trial Amazon Prime Student 6-Month Trial (Free!!) Prime Day Deals For Home Improvement (click on the photo to view more … Read more

15 min Tablecloth DIY

MarciaSocas Tablecloth DIY: I decided to make my own tablecloth, and it was much easier than I expected. Below is my 15 minute diy tablecloth tutorial. I found it to be the easiest way to get the look and size that I needed for my outdoor dining table. The 4th of July was coming up, … Read more

Creating a Forest Themed Bedroom

MarciaSocas Are you a true nature lover? Did you leave your heart in the woods when you last walked through those beautiful trees? Why not bring your heart — and the forest — back to your home! I hope the custom design of a forest themed bedroom (from a model home) featured in this blog … Read more

Sew Outdoor Summer Pillows

MarciaSocas Today I’m showing you a quick sewing tutorial for dressing up your patio and getting it ready for summer. Last week I made these pillows to update my existing pillow set out on my porch. These DIY throw pillows are the easiest way to update your porch or patio area. You can sew summer … Read more