Skaie Knox

About Skaie Knox

Decor/Design/Repurposing nerd and DIYer, brand ambassador, freelance writer, and the editor-in-chief for HomeJelly. Skaie is also a signed and published singer/songwriter (Fervor Records/ASCAP) and kid's book author (Big Bug Lunch!). She was voted "Class Clown", and is a rescue dogs crusader.

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    Create a Nifty Shoe Nook Organizer From a Single Crate ’n Dowels

    I just had to do it. Yep. I’d just had it with wasting time sorting through mismatched shoes cluttering the floor of my teeny-tiny 1948 beach bungalow closet. It was time to organize! But, with such miniscule square footage for storage, I had to think of a way to create maximum space where there seemed…
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    How to Keep Your DIY Hands ‘n Hand Tools Clean and Happy

    Who knew? After years, dare I say decades, of DIYing, I’ve just discovered something so simple and wonderfully useful that’s also been available for more than 100 years. Uh … better late than never, right? So, what is it, you ask? Well … it’s soap. Yep. That’s it. Soap. Okay, technically, it’s a cleanser, but…
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    Floors Are the New Feature Walls

    If you haven’t already noticed the fantabulous selection of flooring, then, my friend, you might be in for a delightful surprise with today’s post: Floors are the new Feature Walls. Seriously! With everything from wood to concrete, clay and brick, you can now say “Wow!” with floors! Here now are a selection of my absolute…
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    IKEA Table Wow-Upcycled With Wood Batten Pieces

    This is a sponsored post that contains affiliate links.  I’ve always wanted to hack an IKEA piece of furniture, and recently I had the opportunity to do so thanks to a friend. Admittedly, I was a bit nervous about experimenting on another person’s item, but, I was confident the technique and tools I wanted to…
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    Veggie Shish Kebab BBQ Pizza Made Easy

    It’s a warm, slightly breezy afternoon, with an assortment of summer sounds wafting through the screen of my front door: the distant chattering of neighborhood kids forming teams to play kick-the-can; a couple of dogs barking ‘n arguing back and forth over fences; the fluttering leaves that occasionally wrestle from their trees, then drift down…
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    Red, White and Blueberry FroYo Sandwich Bites

    This recipe’s name might be a mouthful, but you and your kids will love eating mouthfuls of these delightfully cool and healthy dessert bites all summer! As a professional DIYer and auntie, I’m always looking for ways to spoil my six awesome nieces and nephews, as well as teaching them to do things for themselves….
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    How to Style a Neighbor’s Nook

    Ironically, it wasn’t until we moved to a neighborhood where there are no sidewalks, that we actually started running into neighbors. In this relatively small town, what we call, “The Trees” of Manhattan Beach, California, you’ll often find locals walking, jogging and “dogging” at all times of the day. With shady streets that pour seamlessly…
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    Doors Open Up Delightful Decor Possibilities

    When it comes to renovating and/or newly designing a home, doors can truly open up delightful decor possibilities. When invited by Metrie, a new and fabulous sponsor of HomeJelly, to write up a feature on their posh portals, my first thought was, “You had me at ‘hello’.” For years, I’ve been an admirer of all…
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    Shark Powered Lift-Away Vacuum Sucks and Bites!

    As a home decor/design/DIY blogger, I’m often approached by brands to sample their latests goods and gadgets. When SharkNinja asked me to try out one of their vacuums, I thought, “Why not? I’ve gotta clean my house anyway, so why not with a brand new Shark Powered Lift-Away NV800?!?” Like that girl swimming in the…
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    Sumptuous ‘Sonora Burgers’ for Your Summertime Soiree

    Ahh…summertime! It’s when the kiddos are free to play, weekends are all about friends and family get-togethers, and your BBQ grill gets to work! But, that doesn’t mean you have to. Yep! There’s nothing like a hassle-free dinner, al fresco and under the summer stars. And when you’ve got yourself this no-fail recipe for “Sonora…
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