Colored glass jars and vases are always popular, but can be very expensive. Beachy blues and greens are just right for summer and an easy way to bring a little pop of coastal color into your house. There’s no need to spend a lot for them because you can easily create the look yourself for next […]
This post brought to you by BIC®. The content and opinions expressed below are that of http://thevspotblog.com/. At Christmas time I love to get creative with my decor. Sometimes that means making my own decor! These DIY ornaments are easy to make and look like they’re coated with ice. To make these icy ornaments all […]
It’s hard to believe another year has come and gone. I continue to be so grateful for this blog and to my readers for helping to provide a creative outlet for me. I thought today I would do a wrap up of the Top 10 DIY projects on The V Spot for 2013, as determined […]
Want an easy, sparkly winter craft? Look no further than these beautiful epsom salt luminaries from Amanda at Crafts By Amanda. Aren’t they beautiful? Click here for the full tutorial, including precautions and tips about working with epsom salt. (There’s still time to do this for Thanksgiving dinner too!)
I am in love with these cute Fall Apothecary Jars that Bonnie & Trish from Uncommon Designs created. They have a couple of different version that they make, including for Halloween. So clever, and I love how they change them up for the seasons. What a fun and easy way to get a little more […]
Plain glass florist vases and jars… we all have tons of them, right? And no matter what you do, they kind of always look like plain glass florist vases and jars. But check out what Shannon from Fox Hollow Cottage did to a run of the mill thrift shop vase… I love the technique Shannon […]
I tend to have a lot of empty wine bottles around the house (Don’t you judge!) So, I thought I’d share some great ideas for upcycling and re-purposing those empties…. DIY Wine Bottle Crafts.
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 […]