Last Saturday, Handsome Hubby and I had lots of errands to run, including a trip to the OC Swap Meet. I found a vendor there who (among other things) sells all sorts of fabulous shells and coral at great prices! I have made “faux” coral and “faux” starfish out of salt dough, and Beth from Home […]
Make a trophy from a child’s toy with 30 Minute Crafts.
I hope you’re enjoying this week of guest posts from amazing bloggers. Today one of my favorites is here! Hi! I’m Carolina from 30 Minute Crafts, and I’m excited to share with you one of my favorite crafts today! I love fast crafting, and I share all kinds of fun, quick crafts that can be […]
“Oz the Great and Powerful” inspired pendant necklace.
I recently received a fun challenge: I was given a copy the new Blu-ray Combo Pack for Oz the Great and Powerful. I was asked to watch it, then to create something that was inspired by the adventures in the Land of Oz. Well, let me tell you that visually, this movie is stunning. […]
Give plain pillar candles a beachy look with sand and seashells.
I have a beachy 5 minute craft for you today. Update plain, boring pillar candles with sand and seashells. These would be perfect for a beach themed wedding or just casual summer time dinner with friends. This post contains Amazon or other affiliate links. I am fortunate enough to live near the beach and can […]
Faux Red Coral made from sticks & spray paint.
Summer is coming and the seasonal tide of coastal decor is starting to pull at me. I have previously made faux starfish and red and white coral out of salt dough, and today I am going to show you another super easy way to make a faux red coral. Want the secret ingredient? Sticks. this […]
Sea-Inspired DIY Candle Holders (Made from glass jars & paper napkins.)
A few weeks ago I bought some cool paper napkins on a trip to Roger’s Gardens in Newport Beach, CA. I used them to make invitations to our Mother’s Day Brunch, and in keeping with that theme and color palette, I decided to make some DIY candle holders using the same napkins and Mod Podge. This […]
How to make your own DIY jar candles (using recycled jars and candle wax)
Want to make your own scented, layered jar candles? Want to do it, using items you already have on hand..? Practically for free..? It’s easy! I have a little problem…. you know those candles you buy that smell amazing, but the wick burns down through the middle of them and you’re left with a bunch […]
A floor Candelabra for Halloween.
Last year, Sandra from Sawdust & Paper Scraps made a very cool Halloween candelabra, and I really, really wanted to make one too, but didn’t get around to it. (I met Sandra at The Haven Conference last June, and I must confess I have quite the Girl Crush on her… she is awesome!) Sandra’s is a fab tutorial on […]
Make an ombre basket using tie-dye techniques.
I recently got to play around with a Tulip Tie Dye Kit, and I was pretty excited to do so because they asked me to tie dye something for the home. Not a T shirt, not a tank top, but something decorative. OK! Here’s what I ended up doing… an ombre tie-dye basket: This started […]
Make weathered, shabby chic flower pots using spray paint & candle wax.
I’m on a faux-finishing kick at the moment. Last week I showed you how to make a faux rust effect using spray paint and salt. Today I wanted to show you how to create the look of those chippy, weathered, shabby chic flower pots and other garden items. Have you priced them? Crazy! I […]