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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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how to hang a floor-to-ceiling gallery wall...

How to Create a Floor to Ceiling Gallery Wall

I love gallery walls over here because you can show off a lot of smaller pieces of art all together. However, gallery walls can be intimidating to hang if you don't know where to start. So today, we're here to show you how to do it! For this one, we went floor-to-ceiling with just a five pieces to create interest and impact. Even with only five pieces, you get the same collected look without being overwhelmed with too many pieces to hang. Here's how to master a gallery wall...

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The Oh Joy Office: Final Reveal!

The Oh Joy Office: Final Reveal!

We spent most of the last year renovating our new Oh Joy office one space at a time. It takes a while for it to all happen, but it's been so fun and rewarding to see the space finally come together. I've loved sharing each reveal with YOU (see our beautifully organized craft room, dream kitchen, and my executive office reveal!), and I am so excited to show you the main office space today!

The Oh Joy Office: Final Reveal!

I wanted this space to feel very Oh Joy! but also have a lot of white space to stay crisp and fresh and to allow space for inspiration and ideas to grow daily. I worked with my friend Sarah Sherman Samuel who helped us to create a functional, yet beautiful and whimsical office space. The use of color is key to making all of the rooms at the Oh Joy! office feel cohesive. We used pops of pastels, white, gold, and sprinkles of bright accent color throughout. Come check it out... 

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a simple to chic table DIY...

Ikea Table DIY / via Oh Joy!

Happy Tuesday! Today, we have a super easy (yet chic) way to take a basic Ikea table and spruce it up with some pretty detailing! For this project, we kept focused on the the edges of the table and the legs using only white paint and gold tape. Here's how...

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A Pretty Acrylic Wall Hanging DIY

How to Make a Acrylic Wall Hanging DIY / Oh Joy!

I love wall hangings as an easy way to add color and texture to a room! Remember when we showed you how to make one with beaded rope, another with velvet ribbon, and one with painted plexiglass?! They're an inexpensive alternative to buying a large piece of artwork, and you can customize them to fit perfectly into your color scheme or aesthetic. So, today, we're showing you how to create one with colorful acrylic panels! You can use any color combination you want, but we picked warm and bright tones for summer. Here's how...

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Pattern Adventures: A Dotty Living Room!

Pattern Adventures: A Dotty Living Room / Oh Joy!

For this month's Pattern Adventure, we created a dotty spot to sit! A lot of people love wearing polka dots, but have you ever tried styling with them before? Jumbo dots are super playful, so you typically see them in kid rooms or playroom...but today, we're showing you how to style them in a fun adult living room! Check it out...

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easy DIY terracotta planters...

An Easy Way to Transform Terracotta Pots / Oh Joy!

I'll be honest, I'm not a huge fan of terracotta pots. They always seem so earthy to me, which is not necessarily a palette that I love. However, we have a super easy DIY to transform a classic terracotta planter into something a bit more modern and chic! You only need four supplies, and chances are, you already have a few of them lying around the house. You can make multiple at once for a cute mix-and-match indoor garden like shown above. Check it out...

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three things to do with instant film!

3 Things to Do with Instant Film / Oh Joy!

3 Things to Do with Instant Film / Oh Joy!

My kids love using instant film cameras. However, the film isn't cheap so I try and save it for special occasions and trips where they can take a bunch all at one place. We recently went to The Flower Fields at Carlsbad and I thought it would be the perfect time to let them get snap happy, and the results were incredible! I've always wanted to turn my kids' photos into art, so we did, and today we're showing you how you can do the same. Here are three cool ways that go beyond sticking instant film on the fridge...

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from print to room...

From Print to Room... / Oh Joy!

Happy Tuesday! I hope you had a nice long weekend! We've shown you how to go from Painting To Room before, and now we're back with a slight variation...from PRINT to room! See how we took a floral print from the Oh Joy! shop and used it to inspire a cozy seating area...

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a painted spot to sit...

DIY Painted Chair... / Oh Joy!

Seating is often something we're lacking when guests come over...especially in smaller spaces. So today, we're making a perfect little seat that's great to have on hand for when guests stop by. We used simple, abstract brush strokes that are super easy and impossible to mess up that were inspired by the Gray Malin painting shown above...

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