If you want to really plan and execute amazing DIY projects, but aren’t sure exactly where to start, this is the episode for you. I walk you through how I plan DIY projects from the idea all the way to doing them and even revisiting and reworking them later; because it’s like you’re never really done with a project. Inside the episode, we get into the step by step nitty gritty about how I plan DIY projects in the hopes that it gives you insight into how to have a process to do it along with the permission to mess up and be messy at it.
There’s a lot of,intentionality and thought and nuance and pivoting and rethinking that goes into what makes DIY projects good. Like, really really good where you’ve made something that fits your life. So inside this episode we dive into how to pick a project to start with, where and how to gather your inspo, establishing function, making an optimal plan, and attacking it in phases.
cara’s book — Make Space Journal: A Guided Home Journal
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about cara newhart
Cara Newhart is an interior designer, DIY Queen, Author and the host of the “Make a Space” Podcast. After losing her dad to cancer and without his contractor expertise to guide her in customizing her first home, she decided to dive in without fear and tackle epic DIY projects.
Amassing almost 750K followers on social media she shares the transformation of her spaces. Originally by teaching herself to use power tools and finding the confidence to bring her designs ideas to life. Now, Cara is on a mission to empower everyday women to take charge of their homes and design spaces they are obsessed with – on their terms.
She helps women dive deeper than pin-worthy rooms to uncover home design strategies, learn to tackle power tool projects without intimidation and unlock the confidence to transfer their spaces.
Cara has been featured in Apartment Therapy, House Beautiful, People’s Style Watch and more. She collaborates with brands like Home Depot, Amazon, Wayfair and many more.