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a cool vinyl backpack diy...

a cool vinyl backpack diy... / via oh joy!

You know those super trendy, cute clear backpacks? We're showing you how to add a little something-something to them to make them your very own! I don't always love the idea of EVERYONE seeing every little thing in my bag, so with this fun DIY you'll give yourself a bit more privacy, add extra color and sparkle to your day, and you'll get to customize it exactly as you want it. Plus, you can use this technique for either an adult or kid's backpack! Check it out...

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one color-block bookcase styled two ways...

One Color-Block Book Shelf Styled Two Ways... / via Oh Joy!

Happy Monday! Today, we're showing you how to give a plain bookcase a fun color-block makeover! But that's not all. We're also showing you two different ways to style it, AND we're showing you a fun wall mural in the process. This is one you don't want to miss. First, let's paint the bookcase of your dreams. Check it out...

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weekend project: rainbow earring DIY...

Rainbow Earring DIY... / via Oh Joy!

Everyone in the Oh Joy! office is obsessed with these cute rainbow earrings! They're super lightweight to wear, and guess what? They're really simple to make. Invite all your friends over for a fun craft night of jewelry making this weekend, and create some of your own! Here's how... 

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make your own colorful photo display!

Make Your Own Colorful Photo Display / via Oh Joy!

Meet our favorite way to display rotating art work! I love this project because it's a fun twist on a bulletin board where you can display all your favorite artwork at once and mix it up whenever you'd like. This photo display gives you the flexibility to do both of those things without tons of pushpins! Plus, it brings a splash of color and interest to any room. You can even use it to display kid's art. Come see how...

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matching terrazzo pitcher + cups diy...

Matching Terrazzo Pitcher + Cups DIY / via Oh Joy!

Picnic seasons is in full swing, so today, we're showing you how to take a simple pitcher and glass set and turn it into a terrazzo masterpiece! Here's how...

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abstract pattern scribble diy...

Abstract Pattern Scribble DIY... / via Oh Joy!

Abstract patterns are everywhere, and what we really like about them is that you can replicate them on your own very easily! We're here today to show you just HOW easily it can be done by taking a plain and inexpensive pair of sandals and a backpack and creating our very own scribble abstract design on each! It's fool proof and super cute. We call it the "scribble method." Check it out...

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paint your own vase...

Paint Your Own Vase / via Oh Joy!

Our markets have been bursting with peonies over here in Los Angeles, so today, we're showing you how to paint your very own vase to display all your pretty summer blooms! It's the simplest way to give glass vases a little personality and flair...

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give your coffee table a makeover...

A Coffee Table Makeover / Oh Joy!

Paint is the easiest and most cost-effective way to add some new life to a plain (or older) piece that feels just so-so. Today, we're showing you how to take a simple wooden coffee table and give it a makeover with just a few supplies...

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summer shrimp tacos...

summer shrimp tacos

Happy Wednesday and almost Fourth of July! Before we take a long weekend break, we're here to give you our favorite summer shrimp and mango taco recipe! It's perfect for summer gatherings with friends because everyone can pick their toppings and make the taco of their dreams!. It's also great for those summer nights when you need a quick and festive dinner that requires minimal cooking. Check it out...

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easy color-block shelves...

easy color-block shelves... / via oh joy!

It's nothing new that we love color-blocking here at Oh Joy! There are SO many fun ways to color-block with shelves (like this or this). But for this bright, whimsical playroom, we thought it would be fun to add in painted color-blocked walls and then incorporate shelving into the space. It creates a great focal wall that is stylish, functional, AND allows you to introduce even more color into your space. Check it out...

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