DIY Couples Gallery Wall for the Master Bedroom

INSIDE: DIY gallery wall of couples photos to celebrate special moments in a couple’s life. DIY photo wall for master bedroom.

I was provided a personal photo wood print by Nations Photo Lab. All opinions are mine.

DIY layout a photo and art gallery wall in your home | DazzleWhileFrazzled.comOnce kids arrive on the scene, your home seems to become the kids territory as they take over more and more of your formerly adult spaces. However, the one room that is kinda-sorta still kids-free is the master bedroom.


Regardless of the monkeys that climb in and jump on our bed every.single.morning, the master should be an homage to the couple that kicked off the crazy jungle we now find ourselves living in!

Here’s an easy way to create a gallery wall of couples photos, including a special wood print photo by Nations Photo Lab.
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$20 Thrift Store Coffee Table Makeover

INSIDE: DIY thrift store mid-century modern coffee table makeover for $20. How to easily update an old coffee table.

Cover a thrift store coffee table with a flat weave rug for custom coffee table bench | DazzleWhileFrazzled.comMy husband and I have recently gotten onto a big mid-century modern kick. It’s like we are on this mission to find these retro gems and introduce them to our 21st century kids! Case in point: this $20 thrift store laminated coffee table. Totally screamin’ old school…which we can’t help but love!

Armed with some paint and a flat weave rug (say what?), this thrift store coffee table went from 1970s to functionally practical for a busy young (aka: crazy) family.


Grab your paint brush and staple gun for this easy coffee table makeover…
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Easy DIY Fall Porch Decor Ideas

Autumn front porch decorating ideas and outdoor fall decor. This post was sponsored by Lowe’s as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own.

Easy DIY fall porch decorating ideas with Lowe's | DazzleWhileFrazzled.comI love autumn! After suffering through our hot, dry Arizona summers, autumn is a welcome change… even if we are still running around in shorts and flip flops. As soon as September hits, it’s time to start thinking orange pumpkins and hardy fall mums.

As much I enjoy decorating for the year’s various holidays and seasons, it’s also nice to get longevity out of those decorations that spend most of the year stored away in the garage. It’s a lot of work to haul those boxes of decorations out, right?!


So from Labor Day through Thanksgiving, those pretty mums and bright orange pumpkins can enjoy prime real estate on our front stoop as a welcoming sign of (fingers crossed!) cooler weather, changing leaves and, maybe, sweater weather.
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Upcycled Dresser Mirror Large Wall Art

INSIDE:  How to turn an old dresser mirror frame into a frame for large wall art decor. How to upcycle an old dresser.

Years ago, we were given a gorgeous dresser from my husband’s sweet, late grandparents. This dresser came with a carved, detachable mirror. With no space to use the dresser mirror and frame, my husband wrapped these pieces in mover’s plastic wrap and hung them on the garage wall. Just like you’d hang a bike. Nice.

After years of seeing this old dresser frame hanging from a bike hook, we finally had a good excuse to take it down from the garage wall. I think grandma and grandpa would’ve been happy about this!


See how we re-purposed this old dresser frame into a piece of large format wall art…
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DIY Fleece Halloween Ghost Pillow

INSIDE: How to make a Halloween ghost pillow cover with fleece for fall Halloween home decor.

Use fleece to make an easy ghost Halloween throw pillow | DazzleWhileFrazzled.comI’m scary serious when I say that ‘spooky’ is not a game I play at Halloween. Let’s just say I still think about the horror movie I watched at an 8th grade sleepover, like, way too many years decades ago. Weird, I know. But that’s how I’m wired.

So needless to say, I much prefer cutesy Halloween decor. And a friendly ghost, like Casper or this fleece fella right here, doesn’t cause me to remain wide eyed come night fall. Learn how to make this ghostly guy….


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10 Halloween Decor Ideas from Amazon

INSIDE: How to decorate for Halloween with 10 Halloween home decor ideas you can buy on Amazon.

10 Halloween decor ideas you can buy on Amazon | DazzleWhileFrazzled.comGonna tell you something. Halloween was never my favorite holiday. As a kid, the idea of dressing up and *gasp* having people look at me was enough to send me into the spooky shadows.

However, the older I’ve gotten, and now have a trio of kids to costume up, I find myself getting more and more into the holiday. Like decking my home in orange and black.


Here are 10 ways to decorate your home for Halloween. All of which you can buy on Amazon.

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Beach Printables for DIY Summertime Decor

INSIDE: Decorate your home for summer with FREE beach printables for easy summertime decor.

Free downloadable summertime beach printables for wall art | Dazzle While Frazzled.comI am a mid-western girl who made her way through Longhorn Country to the dry and dusty southwest. But where does my heart lay? Anything sand and sea. The coast will forever be my happy place. Is it bad that I look forward to our couple weeks at the ocean all.year.long?

Having just completed a beach-themed gallery wall, the sand and sea is clearly still on my mind. So it shouldn’t be too much of a surprise that I’m sharing with you some fun and FREE beach printables for DIY summertime decor!


Come “sea” what I mean…
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How To Make An Easy Photo Frame from a Hardcover Book

INSIDE: How to turn a hardcover coffee table book into an easy photo frame.

How to turn a hardcover coffee table photo book into a wall photo frame | DazzleWhileFrazzled.comMy house is in Round Two. No, I’m not talking about some neighborhood ‘dukes up’ action; I’m talking decor. The first go around involved painting walls and simply dropping furniture into a room. Now a couple years later, I’m revisiting each room and making it feel more like “us”.

It is in this second pass through each room that I came across a beach-y hardcover book tucked in tightly on a shelf. This coffee table book would be the perfect addition to the beach themed gallery wall I was putting together in our family room.


So grab a hardcover book and an exacto knife in order to turn any book into a neat wall frame. Like this…
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DIY Summertime Fiesta Wreath from Paper Napkins

INSIDE: How to make an easy summertime fiesta wreath made totally from paper napkins and hot glue gun.

If you walked into my pantry right now and looked up to the very top shelf, you’d see two beverage containers stuffed to the ceiling with party crap stuff. Paper plates, plastic cups, streamers…and more paper party napkins than I’ll probably ever use in my lifetime!

If I had a nickel for every cocktail and dinner napkin I own, I’d be able to buy myself something pretty. But I really don’t want to be rich in paper goods!


So when the top shelf of the pantry starts to look like it could quickly become a hazard, you pull out the glue gun and make a wreath. Like this…
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DIY Kids Backyard Sandbox with Redwood Fence Posts

I have received information and materials from ©Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. 2017. The opinions stated are my own. This is a sponsored post. #ForWhatMattersMost #CollectiveBias

How do you start your weekends? If my husband had his way, we’d sleep in and lounge around. Wrong wife, wrong life! As soon as he’s had a few sips of coffee, I hit him with my standard, “What’s our plan for the weekend?” After a dozen years of marriage, he knows I’m referring to what Weekend Warrior-DIY projects we will check off the home To Do.

One of these many projects has been to build the kids a wooden sandbox to get them outside to play. And add a fabric canopy cover to keep the Arizona sun at bay.


There’s nothing quite like hauling home lumber to get the weekend started right! Here’s how to easily build a DIY kids sandbox using redwood fence posts. And our “plan” for easing those Weekend Warrior aches and pains with TYLENOL®.
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