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A Color Scavenger Hunt Game for Kids!

A Color Scavenger Hunt Game for Kids / via oh Joy!

Ah! Summer is almost over, and my kids head back to school soon. So I wanted to share another fun activity for summer that really can be done year-round, too. I love super simple, interactive games that I can make for the kids with only things found around the house. This color scavenger hunt game is both fun and educational, so today, we're showing you have to make it...

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a colorful painted dry erase board...

a colorful painted dry erase board / via oh joy!

I love having visual reminders of things I want to do—whether it's bigger goals I want to achieve over time, mantras I want to be reminded of daily, or simply things that I need to accomplish that day. So today, we have a super colorful way to keep track of day-to-day tasks with a painted dry erase board! Having a colorful way to display them helps keep my space feeling bright while keeping whatever my task is for the day at top of mind. And because it's dry erase, it's easy to change my focus daily! So here's how to make one of your own...

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Cool Color-Blocked Cubbies...

How to Style Color Blocked Cubbies / via oh Joy!

I love cubbies because they are super practical. Today, we're showing you how to create and style grown-up cubbies that play with color and almost feel like an installation art piece! Here's how...

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Smushed Paint Art Project for Kids!

Smooshed Paint Art for Kids! / via Oh Joy!

Happy first day of August! With these last few weeks before school starts, we wanted to share a fun project for those parents looking for an easy summer art project. It's simple, fun, and requires only a few supplies. Plus, kids can use their hands and smush paint...so fun and tactile! And once they're all done, you'll have a colorful new piece of artwork to hang on the wall. Here's how to make it...

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popsicle fruit pops - a cool and easy party treat!

A Cool and Easy Party Treat! / via Oh Joy!

Summer is in full force, and I don't know about you, but it's been HOT, HOT, HOT here in Los Angeles! Every day I want an icy treat to stay cool and hydrated! We've partnered with Popsicle to share an easy way to serve everyone's favorite summer treat at your next backyard get-together, playdate, or summer soiree. Take a look!

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make a kids' craft cart!

make a kids' craft cart / oh joy!

I love fostering creativity in my kids. One of the ways that I always suggest doing that is keeping a fun mix of materials and art supplies around for them to experiment with. So, today, we're showing you how to turn a basic cart into a super cute craft cart for your little ones!

make a kids' craft cart / oh joy!

Here's the before and after! See how we transformed this cart...

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a snack table makeover!

Colorful Snack Table Makeover DIY / via Oh Joy!

Happy Monday! Today, we have a super cute way to transform a simple Ikea side table! It's makes for a handy snack table (because everyone needs one of THOSE!) or little coffee table to put next to your couch or bed. 

Colorful Snack Table Makeover DIY / via Oh Joy!

We started with a simple black table (shown above!), but wanted to add some color and life. So we spray painted it and added a pretty insert with leftover fabric scraps. Here's how you can make your own...

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Weekend Project: A Painted Cake Stand DIY...

A colorful painted cake stand DIY / via Oh Joy!

Happy Friday! What's cuter than a plate of mini doughnuts?! A pretty painted cake stand with a pile of mini doughnuts on top ;). Glass stands are a classic in my mind, but they do often need a pop of color. So today, we're showing you how you can dress up a plain cake stand in just a few simple steps. It's perfect for a birthday party, baby shower, or a brunch with friends! Check it out...

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A Chic Hat Gallery Wall

A Hat Gallery Wall / via Oh Joy!

Instead of storing your pretty hats in the closet or shoving them under your bed where you'll never see them, let's hang them on the wall to create a hat gallery! You can combine form and function in one super easy installation, AND it'll remind you to wear your hats! Here's how...

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Wood Block Bud Vase DIY...

Wood Block Bud Vase DIY / via Oh Joy!

Bud vases are such a fun way to add a splash of color to the home while housing smaller flowers that don't necessarily fit in larger vases. I love sprinkling them throughout the room to add tiny bursts of sunshine, or grouping them together like we did here to make a statement for an entire table. So today, we're showing you how you can make your very own this summer using...wood blocks! You can paint them any color you wish, play with size and shape, and even add fun gold detailing. Here's how...

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