DIY Blog Squad

Taryn
Snohomish Co-op True Value in Snohomish, WA

Favorite True Value Product

I somehow manage to involve wood in almost every single one of my projects, so I always have a can of Minwax Dark Walnut Stain on hand. It’s my absolutely favorite shade and goes with just about everything!

Best Quick Tip

Don’t be afraid to try something new. We all have to start somewhere. Just take one step at a time and you will amaze yourself with what you are capable of!

About

In June 2011, I retired my leather-bound notebook, pencil skirts and heels for a life as a stay-at-home mom. Shortly after, Design, Dining and Diapers was born. My blog reflects what I do in a given day: creating new designs and spaces, making gluten-free meals while changing diapers and chasing smiles. I’m not a professional, nor am I perfect. I’m just a stay-at-home mom who gets giddy when trying new things and making something look pretty (or taste yummy) without spending a lot of money. I’m all about making things for less by upcycling thrift store finds, using what’s on hand and transforming dollar store finds.

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Meet the DIY Blog Squad

We've teamed up with these True Value DIY Blog Squad members to share their home improvement know-how, creativity and experience through helpful DIY tutorials.

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    A House in the Hills

    Sarah is the blogger behind A House in the Hills, a lifestyle blog centered around her love of style, food, decor, travel and dogs.

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    A Night Owl

    A creative community featuring DIY/crafts, decor, recipes, family and more for women on the go; whether they are single, stay-at-home or working moms!

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    Between Naps on the Porch

    Passionate about all things DIY - from decorating to gardening.

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    Cleverly Inspired

    Be inspired to be clever. Cleverly Inspired shares daily doses of DIY, recipes and crafts all on a budget.

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    Design, Dining + Diapers

    Design, Dining and Diapers focuses primarily on design, DIY home decor, seasonal crafts, easy recipes and just being a mom.

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    In My Own Style

    Enthusiast for all things creative, colorful and DIY.

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    Monica Wants It

    Monica is a DIY blogger living in South Texas who loves to recreate high-end/upscale decor with the tiniest budget possible.

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  • Humidify Your Home

    Humidify Your Home

    Counteract the dryness in the air.

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  • Childproof Your Home

    childproof home

    A few simple alterations will make your home safe for children. Learn How.

  • Kitchen Painting Ideas

    kitchen painting ideas

    Easy and inexpensive way to change the look of your kitchen.

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  • Prep Your House & Yard for Spring

    Prep Your House & Yard for Spring

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    ​Visit our Pinterest page for great do-it-yourself project advice and home inspiration.

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