Spring DIYs to Inspire + Encouraging Quotes

Springtime is typically a very energizing season for many of us. It is symbolic of new life, color, and abundant hope. We often address spring cleaning indoors and get busy making gardening preparations outdoors. While we may feel more stressed than energetic this season, maybe a few DIY projects can busy our hands and creative spirits. These Encouraging Quotes + Spring DIYS to Inspire are a prescription for greater creativity, organization, peaceful living and celebration of life.

April Showers Umbrella Spring Wreath with Tulips for front door - Random Thoughts Home. #springwreath #springcraft #tulipwreath #aprilshowers
Random Thoughts Home – Encouraging Quotes as well as Spring DIYs to Inspire

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Encouraging Quotes + Spring DIYs for Home

Okay, this isn’t truly a DIY, but don’t you love the look of lavender in a rustic urn? I am kicking myself for not buying the lovely one I saw at an antique store just before I self-quarantined. I wonder if it is still there?

French country earthenware pots, lavender, and rustic elegant decor on a kitchen counter - Decor de Provence.
Decor de Provence: See this beautiful home toured RIGHT HERE.
Inspirational quote about health and happiness from Voltaire - on Hello Lovely Studio. #inspirationalquote #quotes #voltaire #healthquote
Spring DIYs to inspire and Encouraging Quotes…certainly lovely indeed.

Easy Garden DIY: Aged Terracotta Pots

Aged terracotta pots on floating rope shelves by My 100 Year Old Home. Easy DIY Home Tutorials & Inspirational Quotes.
My 100 Year Old Home

First, see this great DIY for how to age pots utilizing garden lime from My 100 Year Old Home. Another possibility for aging pots is this method using yogurt, moss and plant food from Martha Stewart:

Does it inspire you to get some pots aging for spring and summer? Color me ready to paint yogurt on a few, and no shortage of moss around here from my shady lot!

Terracotta pot set at a great price!
Click here to buy: Terracotta Pot Set…certainly lovely indeed.

Why stop at aging those pots? Here’s a wonderful “How To” for embellishing a flowerpot in a very organic, natural, simple way.

Click here to buy: SISAL ROPE
Richard Rohr inspirational quote about the pandemic and covid 19 virus as a teachable moment on Hello Lovely Studio. #richardrohr #quotes #faithquotes #inspirationalquote #pandemic

Interior Design DIY: German Schmear

All You Need to Know About German Smear
Find helpful information to educate yourself about German schmear RIGHT HERE.

Update a Fireplace With DIY German Schmear

Click here to buy THINSET and also find a grout PIPING BAG.

How to Transform Furniture With Chalk Paint

French country settee in my studio at home - Hello Lovely Studio. Easy DIY Home Tutorials & Inspirational Quotes.

I have transformed many pieces with chalk paint including this French settee (above), snagged for a pittance from Goodwill and a $10 steel industrial cart for our kitchen (below).

Annie Sloan’s Paris Grey chalk paint worked beautifully, and showed you RIGHT HERE.

My classic white kitchen with industrial steel cart, marble backsplash, and Shaker cabinets. Hello Lovely Studio.

Need Chalk paint? Click here to find some affordable options, and here’s a great brush you can use for paint AND wax:

Buy it Now: Color Recipes for Painted Furniture by Annie Sloan
Inspirational quote about faith and trust on Hello Lovely Studio.

Have a board for inspirational quotes on Pinterest? See mine RIGHT HERE to re-pin away (Merci beaucoup!).

Get Organized at Home!

White decor in my studio/guest bedroom with French farmhouse style - Hello Lovely Studio.

If you’re in the mood to organize, be sure to check out my posts about a book which changed the way I look at organization and clutter RIGHT HERE and if you’re ready to take an excellent course to get organized and even become an expert, I highly recommend THIS ONE.

Puritan prayer from THE VALLEY OF VISION on Hello Lovely Studio. #prayers #inspirationalquote #faithquote #spirituality #christianity

DIY Home Staging Ideas

My classic white kitchen with industrial steel cart, marble backsplash, and Shaker cabinets. Hello Lovely Studio.

Ideas For How to Stage a Home

Meridith Baer, the most successful home stager ever, charges $5,000-150,000 to stage homes before they hit the market. Just HOW GOOD is this designer with no formal design training? After staging actress Scarlett Johanssen’s home, it was such a killer job, the actress fell in love with her own house and took it off the market!

Watch this entire video below, and be amazed at the power of interior design and aesthetics on home buyers.

Inspirational quote about courage on Hello Lovely Studio. #inspirationalquote #quotes #couragequotes #encouragementquote
My classic white kitchen with industrial steel cart, marble backsplash, and Shaker cabinets. Hello Lovely Studio.

DIY Staging Ideas for a Modest Home


My classic white kitchen with industrial steel cart, marble backsplash, and Shaker cabinets. Hello Lovely Studio.

Become a Legend in Pastry

My classic white kitchen with industrial steel cart, marble backsplash, and Shaker cabinets. Hello Lovely Studio. Easy DIY Home Tutorials & Inspirational Quotes.

How to Create Chocolate Dessert Cups

Inspirational love quote and scripture from Corinthians 13 on Hello Lovely Studio. #inspirationalquote #scripture #lovequote #corinthians13 #christianity #faithquote

This is Your Eggs…With Imagination

Inspirational quote from Les Miserables on Hello Lovely Studio. #inspirationalquote #lifequote #encouragementquote #quoteabouthope

Get Ready for LAVA CUBES

Inspirational quote about strength from Michele of Hello Lovely Studio. #inspirationalquote #lifequote #encouragementquote #quoteabouthope

How to Create Hair Art

Sooooo, this may not fall under ‘simple,’ but how fun is it?

Uncommon Braids

Quote about grit and grace from Julie Graham on Hello Lovely Studio. #inspirationalquote #quotes #gracequote #feminismquote

Ha! Do you have a DIY board on Pinterest? Click here to Pin this post to it and do visit my Pinterest boards since there is so much lovely just waiting to be pinned away!

Inspirational quote about courage on Hello Lovely Studio. #inspirationalquote #quotes #couragequotes #encouragementquote

Thanks for enjoying these quotes and DIYs with me! If you missed this SPRING INSPIRATION from a few weeks ago, I bet you’ll find something that inspires.

Let me know if you have a favorite!

Inspirational quote about courage on Hello Lovely Studio. #inspirationalquote #quotes #couragequotes #encouragementquote

Peace to you right where you are.


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  1. Bonnie
    March 20, 2020 / 4:07 am

    Thank you for providing inspiring quotes and a variety of videos to watch. You are a bright spot in my day. Bless you.

    • Michele
      March 20, 2020 / 1:36 pm

      You’re so welcome – thanks for the blessing, Bonnie. Your words are sunshine to me on this grey day. 🙂

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