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  • How to Make Valentine’s Day Coasters

    How to Make Valentine’s Day Coasters

    Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and we decided to whip up an easy holiday craft with extra tiles…

  • DIY Wedding Photo Booth turned Guestbook

    DIY Wedding Photo Booth turned Guestbook

    Disclaimer: I swear the dump of wedding photos is almosstttt ovverrrr. Almost but not quite. In the meantime, I can’t help but gush about our DIY “photo booth”. Wedding photo booths. I l.o.v.e. them. I adore the idea of having a photo booth for guests to enjoy, but what I really love is that photo

  • Our Save the Dates…

    Our Save the Dates…

     (Disclaimer: We have partnered with MagnetStreet to bring you this post. The information and opinions expressed are 100% our own and are not influenced by MagnetStreet) The wedding planning is moving along quite nicely! Venue – Check! (<—vintage enthusiasts…you’re gonna die when you see this place! loooove!) DJ – Check! Dress – Check! Caterer – Check!

  • Top 10 Unique Tips & Tricks for fellow Brides

    Top 10 Unique Tips & Tricks for fellow Brides

    Plain & Simple: Here are the top 10 random tips I have for fellow brides (with a little sneak peek of our big day)…. 1. Do as much as you can in advance If you feel like it’s too early to start dress shopping, choosing invites, buying bridesmaids’ gifts, or doing wedding DIY, it’s NOT!

  • A Simple Idea to Keep Old Christmas Cards Organized

    A Simple Idea to Keep Old Christmas Cards Organized

    Any organizing resolutions out there? Any New Year’s diets kicking off today? Anyone putting the Christmas decorations away this week? Any I-love-these-cards-but-have-no-clue-what-to-do-with-them kind of people tuning in? Well, we have almost ALL of you covered today with this Christmas Card Organizing Tutorial. I can’t help with the diets, but the organizers… I have your back! The

  • Video: Happy New Year from The DIY Playbook

    Video: Happy New Year from The DIY Playbook

    Happy New Year! We’re so excited to share our first video here on the blog. Here’s a little behind-the-scenes look at what we do here…

  • 2013 Roundup: Our Favorite Posts

    Wow, 2013 has been quite a year. Engagements, weddings, moves, new jobs…we can’t even believe how jampacked it has been (but would not have wanted it any other way)! Today we decided to take a little trip down memory lane to share some of our favorite projects from the year. Here’s our 2013 Blog Post

  • Vintage Wedding Programs for Bridget’s Big Day

    Vintage Wedding Programs for Bridget’s Big Day

    Breaking news: Bridget is off the market! Yup, the rumors are true… Matt & I officially tied the knot this past weekend (check out our Instagram to see the Rookies all dressed up), and we can’t wait to share all of the photos, stories, and the DIY projects that were a part of our big day!

  • Cranberry Christmas Centerpiece

    Cranberry Christmas Centerpiece

    Happy Christmas Eve everyone! I hope your holiday shopping is all done and you’ve enjoyed plenty of Christmas cookies (I know I have! #tummyache) If you’re looking to add some last minute holiday cheer to your household, then today’s project might be up your alley. This project is unique, easy, and will take you hardly

  • Casey’s Engagement Photos: Part 2

    Casey’s Engagement Photos: Part 2

    I’m sharing part 2 of our engagement photos. These ones are all about the GLAM look…

  • Casey’s Engagement Photos: Part 1

    Casey’s Engagement Photos: Part 1

    We’re counting down the days until our wedding day. Here’s a look at the first part of our engagement photos…

  • Moving Out of St. Louis with PODS

    (Disclaimer: We have partnered with PODS to bring you this post. The information and opinions expressed are 100% our own, and are not influenced by PODS) Let me first say that moving is hard. It’s really really hard, and time-consuming, and stressful.    But moving is also a very real and inevitable part of life.