The Best of the Best Tutorials from 2014


Last year you may remember that 2013 was year of the kitchen (or the year that almost killed me.) With less pressing projects this year, we were able to dish up a wide variety of DIY tutorials for you. Just in case you were preoccupied, here is a list of the Best Pretty Handy Girl tutorials of 2014:

Best Painting Techniques of 2014


Faux Weathered Gray Wood Grain Tutorial | Pretty Handy Girl
Faux Wood Grain Tutorial

DIY Aged Chippy Paint Technique | Pretty Handy Girl
How to Achieve Chippy Paint Look

Gray Restoration Hardware Stain Recipe | Pretty Handy Girl
DIY Weathered Gray Stain Recipe

Best Update on a Budget Projects


How to Add Panels to Flat Hollow Core Door | Pretty Handy Girl
How to Add Panels to a Flat Door

Spigot Faucet Drawer Knobs Tutorial | Pretty Handy Girl
Spigot Faucet Drawer Pulls

Facelift for a Knotty Pine Dresser | Pretty Handy Girl
How to Paint and Update a Knotty Pine Dresser

Updating the Boys’ Bathroom on a Budget

Best Before & Afters of 2014


Rustic IKEA Hack Cabinet Transformation | Pretty Handy Girl
Rustic IKEA Cabinet Hack

Topsail Beach Condo Before & After

Best Upcycled Dumpster Dive Project of 2014


Upcycled Metal Rolling Cart Plant Stand | Pretty Handy Girl
Upcycled Plant Cart


Best Building Tutorials of 2014


Red, White & Blue Boy’s Room Reveal

Folding Laptop Writing Desk | Pretty Handy Girl
How to Build a Folding Laptop Writing Desk

Modified King Size Farmhouse Bed with Storage Drawers | Pretty Handy Girl
Farmhouse Bed Build and Nightstand Update

Build Your Own Giant Chalkboard | Pretty Handy Girl
Build a Giant Vintage Chalkboard

How to Build Custom Rustic Box Crates | Pretty Handy GirlHow to Build Custom Rustic Crates

Best DIY Lighting Projects of 2014


DIY Button Pendant Light | Pretty Handy Girl
DIY Button Pendant Light

DIY Industrial Light and USB Charging Station

Best Frugal Gift Ideas of 2014


DIY Lemonade Lip Balm | Pretty Handy Girl
DIY Lemonade Lip Balm

how to make hot cocoa in jar
Hot Cocoa in a Jar

Anthropologie Napkin Gift Bags
Sew Easy Cloth Napkin Gift Bags

Wood Block Floating Picture Frames | Pretty Handy GirlWood Block Floating Picture Frames

Best Pillow Projects of 2014


DIY Octopus PillowDIY Octopus Pillow

pom pom pillow 5
DIY Pompom Placemat Pillows

Birch Tree Pillow
DIY Birch Tree Pillows

Best Series of 2014


31 Days of Handy Home Fixes | Pretty Handy Girl
31 Days of Handy Home Fixes
(31 days of tips, tricks and home fixes to save you money, time and protect your home)

Well, that wraps up 2014! I have a lot more tutorials and handy fixes for your home in 2015. I hope you’ll stick around.


4 replies
  1. Colleen Taylor
    Colleen Taylor says:

    Wow, I remember all these posts & tutorials but seeing them all here says to me, you’ve been one busier than busy person. You are pretty incredible! Thank you for all you do, Happy New Year!


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