Meet Our DIY Contributors

Nicole Sanchez

Nicole is a family documentary photographer in Northern Virginia passionate about documenting family life and finding fun ways to display family photos.

Lamp Tutorial How to Make a Scotch Bottle Lamp aka 'The Perfect Gift for a Dad'. Nicole was looking for a great gift for her dad and she decided to give him a unique lamp.

Rhiannon Gillis

Rhiannon is the owner and lead decorator for Amber and Honey. She enjoys the opportunity to design someone's interior space, likes to win at board games, eat donuts and not feeling bad about it.

Lamp Tutorial A DIY Lampshade Project Your Child Will Love. Rhiannon wanted to display her daughter’s creative drawings so she decided to transfer them onto fabric and into a unique lampshade.

Ali Fields

Ali is a self-proclaimed DIY crafting geek, a work-at-home mom and an engineer who writes DIY craft tutorials and reviews. When she's not playing with her kiddos, Ali loves creating DIY crafts + teaching. Follow her on Pinterest, Facebook + Twitter.

5 Geometric Lamps You'll Want to Make Immediately. Ali investigates 5 DIY Geometric lamp tutorials and reviews their complexity and materials.

Angela Jiminez

Angela is a DIY blogger, proud mama, wife + home decorating addict. She's passionate about creating beautiful home decor on a budget, and DIY-ing instead of buying. She spends most of her time creating + designing budget friendly decor.

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Michelle Robinson

Michelle is a mom of two, a passionate DIY crafter and a woman in business who has launched a new startup in the social media arena.

Lamp Tutorial How to Make a DIY Bedside Lamp Using an Old Wood Lantern. Michelle is sharing a lovely story of how she turned a lantern from her wedding into a beautiful, functional DIY lamp.

Dorey Kronick

Dorey is a multi-media artist who loves to turn dreamy ideas into visual realities combining graphic design, photography, and mixed media art.

Lamp Tutorial How to Make a New DIY Lampshade out of an Old One. Dorey is taking apart an old lampshade and is showing you how to recycle the metal hoops and make a new shade using our adhesive styrene.

Alina Thomas

Alina is a wife, a mom, and a wedding photographer based in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Lamp Tutorial: How to Make a Superhero Custom Lampshade for a Child's Room. Alina is showing you how to give a nursery lamp a cool makeover using adhesive styrene and a superhero fabric.

Katie Milton

Katie is a life coach who works with women entrepreneurs to #DoDifficult and #WinatLife.

Lamp Tutorial How to Wire an Old Wool Spool and Give it a New Life as a Lamp. Katie realized she could make a lamp out of anything so in this tutorial she decided to use an old wool spool as base for a new lamp.


We're always looking for DIY enthusiasts to help us create unique do-it-yourself tutorials or inspirational articles. If you're a DIY fan with a special knack for home decor, you take awe-inspiring pictures and love a good blog post, then let us know! Send us a message by filling out the form below.

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