Ditto DIY Projects {August}

{ditto} DIY: Inspired Design For the Rest of Us

Wow, can you believe it is a few days into August already? I’m so glad my son doesn’t start school until September, we are still enjoying every day of summer. Do your kids start back to school in August? I’m not ready for vacations to be over yet (even though FALL is my FAVORITE, as you probably know heheheheh). I still have some more summer projects on my agenda.

Welcome to the August {ditto} DIY challenge!

Once a month all summer long, ten very different bloggers have been hosting this challenge to recreate in our own homes a project or design element inspired by a haute couture design. The idea is to inspire everyone to incorporate fine design elements into your own home in a way that fits your own style. (For more details on what {ditto}DIY is all about, check out this post}.

But, even with my best intentions to keep up with things I want to do, sometimes I drop the ball. And, to be honest I just couldn’t get to the project this month. I think with the Better Homes & Gardens¬†photo shoot at our house, company in and out and all my son’s summer activities among other things I had scheduled, I kind of lost track of time and overbooked myself. ¬†So, basically I failed this challenge since I didn’t even start it yet! YAY ME! I’m going to give myself a little grace though since I accomplished a lot on my house.

We have been thrilled to have so many of you join our challenge each month this summer. This will be our last challenge for awhile, so join in and link up your project!

{ditto} DIY: Inspired Design for the Rest of Us

Once again, our ten hosting bloggers include:

Darlene @ Fieldstone Hill Design
Ruth @ Living Well Spending Less
Cindy @ Skip to My Lou
Jen @ Balancing Beauty & Bedlam
Edie @ Life in Grace
Rachel @ Surviving the Stores
Karin @ Trophy Mom Diaries
Lauren @ I am THAT Lady
Kelly @ View Along The Way
Melissa @ The Inspired Room

This month’s theme is decorative trash cans, and this was our inspiration photograph:


The {ditto} DIY Challenge:

Add a classy pattern to a garbage can

It is time to link up your own fabulous trash can projects and join our LAST {ditto} DIY party of the summer! It wouldn’t be much of a party if you didn’t stick around, so be sure to check out as many projects as you can! Then be sure to visit Darlene for some expert design tips & inspiration on incorporating bold pattern into everyday objects!

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