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indoor pond diy — add a soothing water feature to your space

Why not bring the soothing sounds and natural vibe of water features inside? I created this simple diy indoor pond to to just that. Check out the step-by-step tutorial below and don’t forget to pin this post for later. diy indoor pond p.s. check out the step by step tutorial below for exactly how to […]

3 ways to create a fiber art wall hanging diy with yarn

Fiber art wall hangings are some of the coolest textured decor you can style on your walls. Since larger pieces can get pricey, I thought it would be fun to use some textured yarn to show you how to make your own at home on the cheap. I’m showing you three different designs you can […]

3 types of lighting that will transform your space with bulbrite

Everyone tells you paint is the easiest way to transform a room and set the mood for a space, but that’s just not true — it’s actually lighting. Today I’m going to fill you in on the 3 types of lighting that can transform your space and some tips for DIY design strategies when it […]

make a tic-tac-toe to go game [home depot kids workshop series]

I’m teaming up with The Home Depot to bring you monthly kids DIY workshops you can do at home! We’re bringing you a project each month from now until January, and couldn’t be more excited to kick it off with a roadtrip-friendly DIY tic-tac-toe game. Check out the how-to video below and don’t forget to […]

#038: breaking down the elements of a pin-worthy space + how to use pinterest to design your house

In this episode, Cara breaks down the elements of a pin-worthy space and gives practical strategies for how to translate those gorgeous inspo photos into your actual house. She covers how to discover what you love about the inspo photos and some ways you can use that to inform your design decisions. You can download […]

how to make your curtains look expensive

If you want expensive looking curtains for cheap here are all the tricks and hacks you need. Before you even read another sentence, here’s one thing that will CHANGE THE GAME — my free curtain calculator. Hop over and pin it, because it will make picking and hanging curtains wildly easy. Check out the how-to […]

electrical wiring basics

I’m breaking down some basics for electrical wiring. Wiring isn’t hard, but doing it the correct way is SO IMPORTANT — faulty wiring is no joke. View this post on Instagram A post shared by CARA NEWHART🥂 Home + DIY (@neverskipbrunch) on Jul 23, 2020 at 3:51pm PDT wiring essentials: JavaScript is currently disabled in […]

how I got started with power tools + how you can learn too!

I’m breaking down how you can learn to use power tools to build show-stopping DIY projects (even solo! 👊) Check out the how-to video below and don’t forget to pin this post for later. I share how I became a DIY-er and how to use power tools for DIY projects as a beginner. I also […]

large wall art diy: make this shower curtain canvas art for cheap [under $20]

In this #OneHourDIY project, we’re transforming a shower curtain into a piece of giant (over 5ft x 5ft!) wall art for UNDER $20 — what?! Check out the how-to video below and don’t forget to pin this post for later. The video will walk you through the easy step by step process for creating this […]

#037: woodworking for newbies: getting started, project planning + small space tips with sam of diy huntress

In this episode, Cara sits down with Sam of DIY Huntress to chat all things woodworking. Sam shares how she got started woodworking to create custom pieces to fit her small apartment. She shares some tips for the beginner woodworker including tool essentials and strategies for planning out a project. We also chat small spaces […]


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