15 SPRING DIY'S - EASY TO DO! / by Joanne Palmisano

With over 250 projects completed for DIY NETWORK… and at least 2 dozen DIY’s in my books… I thought I’d show you a handful that felt like spring to me. I love this time of year because we are all ready to get outside and work with our hands. Here are some easy ones for you— so give a it go! HAVE FUN!

Made these Picnic Clips Weights to Keep the Picnic Table Cloth from blowing around. So much fun. A rock, a curtain clip and some vintage colorful sheets and ribbons — fun and easy.  Here is the STEP BY STEP on DIY NETWORK.

Made these Picnic Clips Weights to Keep the Picnic Table Cloth from blowing around. So much fun. A rock, a curtain clip and some vintage colorful sheets and ribbons — fun and easy. Here is the STEP BY STEP on DIY NETWORK.

Then there is the colorful Chevron Pattern Dresser… I’m big on dresser redos :)  Here is the STEP BY STEP on DIY NETWORK.

Then there is the colorful Chevron Pattern Dresser… I’m big on dresser redos :) Here is the STEP BY STEP on DIY NETWORK.

Who doesn’t love a photo pillow for Mother’s Day. These IRON-ON TRANSFERS make is SUPER SIMPLE.  PLUS… More EASY PILLOW IDEAS HERE.

Who doesn’t love a photo pillow for Mother’s Day. These IRON-ON TRANSFERS make is SUPER SIMPLE. PLUS… More EASY PILLOW IDEAS HERE.

Love old canning jars, especially the blue ones. If you are going to use them with candles, make sure the flame is close to the top so you don’t heat up the inside as much. I love this spring shot that  Susan Teare  took…

Love old canning jars, especially the blue ones. If you are going to use them with candles, make sure the flame is close to the top so you don’t heat up the inside as much. I love this spring shot that Susan Teare took…

I still can’t believe this DIY, recycled glass bottle picture frames (memory jars) went viral on DIY NETWORK. Crazy EASY!  HERE IS THE STEP BY STEP on DIY NETWORK.

I still can’t believe this DIY, recycled glass bottle picture frames (memory jars) went viral on DIY NETWORK. Crazy EASY! HERE IS THE STEP BY STEP on DIY NETWORK.

Get ready for those Bar-B-Ques and Picnics with these mason jar chalk paint glasses.  Here are 11 WAYS to use Mason Jars and Recycled Glass Bottles in DECORATING…

Get ready for those Bar-B-Ques and Picnics with these mason jar chalk paint glasses. Here are 11 WAYS to use Mason Jars and Recycled Glass Bottles in DECORATING…

This summer’s project with your kids… make a cork message board for their rooms out of an old picture frame. Crafting together is a great way to spend time together.  Here is the STEP BY STEP.

This summer’s project with your kids… make a cork message board for their rooms out of an old picture frame. Crafting together is a great way to spend time together. Here is the STEP BY STEP.

Time to clean out the sunroom and/or porch and get it ready to be used. This built in bench was one of the eight videos I did for DIY NETWORK. Crazy affordable and you can do it in a day!  HERE IS THE VIDEO!

Time to clean out the sunroom and/or porch and get it ready to be used. This built in bench was one of the eight videos I did for DIY NETWORK. Crazy affordable and you can do it in a day! HERE IS THE VIDEO!

I really can’t do a SPRING DIY COLLECTION without this baby!! One of my favorite dresser redos— painted with blue and white stripes and some pink paper flowers.  HERE ARE 19 PAINTED DRESSERS — YOU’LL SEE A COUPLE OF MINE IN HERE… HAPPY SPRING DIY HERE!

I really can’t do a SPRING DIY COLLECTION without this baby!! One of my favorite dresser redos— painted with blue and white stripes and some pink paper flowers. HERE ARE 19 PAINTED DRESSERS — YOU’LL SEE A COUPLE OF MINE IN HERE… HAPPY SPRING DIY HERE!

If you want to create a container garden or a raised bed this year…  check out this movable shipping pallet DIY…  Affordable solution to a raised bed — and it is on wheels!

If you want to create a container garden or a raised bed this year… check out this movable shipping pallet DIY… Affordable solution to a raised bed — and it is on wheels!

A little yarn and a couple of sticks — and a glue gun! MIKE DROP. This easy (but a little time consuming) DIY is in my book , Salvage Secrets Design and Decor.

A little yarn and a couple of sticks — and a glue gun! MIKE DROP. This easy (but a little time consuming) DIY is in my book, Salvage Secrets Design and Decor.

And then there is the adorable… dog bed DIY made out of an old drawer.  Click Here to Make it in an Afternoon.

And then there is the adorable… dog bed DIY made out of an old drawer. Click Here to Make it in an Afternoon.

The driftwood is starting to float up on my beach — time to go collect it — and make a heart, or a wreath, or a chain… so many options… so much driftwood!  HERE ARE A NUMBER OF BUDGET FRIENDLY WAYS TO DECORATE WITH NATURE I MADE.

The driftwood is starting to float up on my beach — time to go collect it — and make a heart, or a wreath, or a chain… so many options… so much driftwood! HERE ARE A NUMBER OF BUDGET FRIENDLY WAYS TO DECORATE WITH NATURE I MADE.

LOVED making this curtain for my book,  Salvage Secrets Design & Decor.  Can be used as a privacy curtain, shower curtain or any other fun decor spot you can think of.

LOVED making this curtain for my book, Salvage Secrets Design & Decor. Can be used as a privacy curtain, shower curtain or any other fun decor spot you can think of.

LAST BUT NOT LEAST — STILL ONE OF MY FAVORITE PICTURES… DIY VASES — This second hand glass vase was wrapped in chicken wire, a purple ribbon and a vintage brooch. I LOVE LILACS!

LAST BUT NOT LEAST — STILL ONE OF MY FAVORITE PICTURES… DIY VASES — This second hand glass vase was wrapped in chicken wire, a purple ribbon and a vintage brooch. I LOVE LILACS!

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