My Top 15 DIY & Project Posts in 2015

All in all, 2015 has been a great year at Monica Wants It. In order to celebrate 2016, I wanted to highlight my 15 most visited project/makeover/DIY posts in 2015. Most were published in 2015, but #1 is actually from January 2012 and is my most popular post EVER. Kick back and enjoy!

#15 // Print Your Own Custom Ribbon

Print your own custom ribbon at home in a variety of colors/finishes via

Gold, white & coral fall home tour (living/dining room) via

DIY bronze to brass lamp tutorial via

DIY gold dipped coral pumpkin tutorial via

Make a gift wrap, ribbon and tissue paper organizing station using a large picture frame via

In under 5 minutes and $5 you can make a DIY gold foil striped Kate Spade inspired vase via

Tips and ideas for creating a boutique hotel inspired bedroom via

A beautiful red, white and gold holiday tablescape with a faceted vase that is actually a toothbrush holder.

This blogger turned an old sawhorse desk into a Pottery Barn Teen inspired faux bois gold sawhorse desk. DIY tutorial via

Use a laminator and foil sheets to create your own DIY foil typography art via

A sitting area gets a makeover featuring a gorgeous gold table, leather chair and desk/bar via

A dated cherry console table gets new life with some spray paint and new knobs. It looks gorgeous in this blogger's home office. via

A small spare bedroom gets turned into a blogging home office. The black, white & gold color scheme is gorgeous, and there are many affordable DIY ideas in this post via
Not a DIY project, but a highly shared recent post that means the world to me.

A must read post for any dog lover or dog owner.

Turn your oak or pine cabinets into espresso cabinets using ONE amazing product. Head to for this and other fab tutorials.

And there you have top posts from 2015! I had a bunch more, but these were the most visited, and I am so grateful to each and every one of you who reads, pins, comments and supports this blog. This blog is truly a labor of love, and I look forward to bringing you all more awesomeness in 2016.

Top 15 posts in 2015 at She has many great, affordable ideas for making your home more beautiful and glam.
Be back on January 1 with my 16 resolutions goals for 2016 and a kitchen renovation update is also on the way. Have a safe and happy new year! I'm linking up to the fabulous Rhoda over at Southern Hospitality.


  1. These are all so fabulous and I look forward to more inspiration.

  2. I seriously love your blog!!! I am not really a DIYer, but I am totally trying the Kate Spade inspired vases. Love it all.....I wish I could have you come over and you can do all my stuff and I'll supply you with unlimited wine :)

    Happy 2016!!
    xo Laurie

  3. Great wrap up, Monica! You have more design talent in your pinky that I have entirely! Go girl!

  4. YAAAAAAS! So excited to try all of these out! We are moving into a house in two weeks and I will have lots more room for more DIY projects!


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