Emily Henderson

DIY wooden dowel Coatrack in Redbook

It’s another Redbook DIY today where we made a pretty adorable coatrack with some wooden dowels, paint and rope.  We saw this DIY and loved its simplicity and how sculptural it is. So we did our take on it and whipped this bad boy right up.   Items Needed: Wood Poles: We purchased ours from… Read More …

DIY ModPodge Chair Hack in Redbook

Its another Redbook DIY, folks. Its surprisingly easy (although don’t make our mistakes … read on). This one was inspired by the queen of DIY, Jenny Komenda from this post – and by inspired I pretty much mean REALLY INSPIRED, if you know what I mean. Thanks, Jenny (and congrats on your new baby). Items… Read More …

Side Table Ikea Hack in Redbook

Hey y’all. Its another version of my style/DIY column in Redbook this month. This time we took a $15 boring ikea table and turned it into this pretty darn cute little side table by painting it, adding nautical inspired handles and some little feet. You know how I love to put feet on things …… Read More …

Handmade | Paper Edition

Not sure if you are aware but there is a massive maker movement happening – like taking over the world. People that make things, sell them then I buy them and stare at them and wonder if I’ll ever make anything. So to celebrate this movement we’ve started a new column called ‘handmade’ which highlights… Read More …

Our baby shower, part 2

Well folks, you can call off the search, take down the posters, hang up your 911 call because you have officially found the best ‘parenting party’ (co-ed shower) that’s ever been given … and it was ours, thrown by Scott, Corbett and Orlando – 3 of my very best friends in LA. Naturally they are… Read More …

Customize It … DIY Copper Knobs

In my old dining room, I had these cute built-ins with these stupid huge knobs (no before photos, sorry) so I asked my friend Samantha, (you may remember her from Oh Joy’s Studio project) to see if she could do a DIY for them. I wanted something that wouldn’t cost too much money as it was… Read More …

Customize It: Fabric Braided Mirror

Its another DIY post by my friend Stephanie Todaro of Maker Made. This time its a pretty darn cute braided fabric mirror for all of your vanity needs. Take it away, Steph! Hey y’all! If you’re anything like me, you tend to keep a mirror in every room. No, it’s not a vanity thing. It’s… Read More …

Customize It … Pegboard Nightlight

While Charlie and I are busy cuddling, snuggling and coo-ing at each other, Stephanie has taken over some of the DIY/customization posts for y’all. Take it away Steph! When I was a kid, I was fascinated by the planetarium…well honestly…mostly just the large dome room where they project the solar system onto the ceiling.  I… Read More …

Customize It… Office Wall Pockets

Some of you may have seen a new column in Redbook last month featuring some DIY projects by me (and some people on the team). January is always a huge organizational month for me, I throw out all systems that don’t work (which is basically all of them) and start new systems (that I’ll surely… Read More …

Storage, shelving and a new video

Welcome to another installment of ‘How We Made Oh Joy’s Studio the Happiest Place on Earth,’ designed by yours truly (with the extreme help of Samantha Gluck). Check out the ‘lobby’ area and office area with customized chairs if you are behind on this happy series. Joy needs as much storage as Miley needs attention… Read More …