Timi Paccioretti

Hello! I am an avid DIYer and Chalk Couture designer living in Connecticut. I love teaching busy women how to confidently create beautiful, high-end DIY home decor and gifts, simply and affordably. When I am not creating some fun DIY home decor, you can find me playing with my labs and enjoying the outdoors.


Get DIY tips & project ideas

Welcome to Create with Timi! I am so happy you’re here! I am so excited to share some easy and affordable DIY tips and project ideas with you. I hope my ideas will inspire you to take some time out of your busy day to do something fun and creative!

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Latest DIY Project Ideas

DIY Dishwasher Magnet

Clean or Dirty dishwasher magnet: Quick DIY project

Wouldn’t it be great if you could know if the dishes in the dishwasher are clean or dirty without every having to open it to see?? Well, stay tuned – because I’m going to share a quick and easy DIY project on how to make a reversible dishwasher magnet that will help you do just […]

How to create a lemon-themed garland for your mantle

I don’t know about you, but nothing screams summer to me like bright, sunny lemon-themed decor! I love creating garlands to hang on my fireplace mantle. They give the room a nice seasonal focus and helps to draw my eye away from the television mounted above (ugh!). This lemon-themed garland was simple to create and […]

How to create a stunning embroidery hoop wreath in less than 30 minutes

How would you like to create this beautiful faux embroidery hoop wreath, embellished with some felt flowers and greens without even breaking a sweat? Well, stay tuned then, because I’m going to share how easy it is using Chalk Couture’s latest ChalkMade kit. When it comes to creating beautiful DIY home decor, ChalkCouture makes it […]