How to make an easy DIY hanging centerpiece. A few boards, some rope and a bit of creativity make up an elegant, but rustic focal point for Thanksgiving dinner.
When a big wind storm blew a ton of bark off our tree, I decided to upcycle some glass jars and make tree bark hurricane lanterns and candle holders.
The other week I shared how I fixed chewed up, grody planters and then made lit, spider topiaries for them. As promised, here’s how I made the hanging lanterns for the center, just using empty glass jars. We all have eleventy billion empty jars laying around, right? Here’s a simple way to get another use […]
OK, the last Halloween craft of the year from me, and it’s a quickie. I’m pretty sure you have all of the supplies in your house already. Ready? You will need a pretty glass bottle (I love empty Patron bottles!) or a nice looking empty jar. (If you use a jar, you will want the mouth of […]
Saturday night we had our third annual Halloween Party. Medusa & Perseus (except it wasn’t Perseus’ night…Medusa turned him to stone.) We invite friends to come in costume and ask them to BYOB and to bring a dish of some kind to share on the buffet table. I used to try to do everything myself […]
I needed something tall to flank each side of our front door. Since I’m a symmetry girl, I wanted them to match. This is what I came up with: these faux hammered metal planters. And just for funzies, (since it’s Halloween and all) I thought a spiderweb topiary or two would be kind of cool.
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 […]