I have a quick and easy project with you today… a monogrammed, glittered ornament that you can make without an electronic cutting machine. (Because not everybody has one!) These make wonderful neighbor gifts… just add add ribbon and tie on to a wrapped plate of holiday goodies and you’ve elevated your gift giving. Do monograms ever go […]
Skeleton Key Stenciled Mirror with Mod Podge Rocks stencils.
Do you read Mod Podge Rocks? My friend, Amy Anderson is the brains behind that blog (and DIY Candy, and Washi Tape Crafts) and she is such a genius that she has her own line of stencils on the market. I was really excited to give the Mod Podge Rocks stencils a try and make […]
Quirky Christmas decor: a winter chair makeover with paint and epsom salt!
Back in October, I used scrapbook paper and paint to transform a boring thrift store chair into a spooky Halloween “Sit for a Spell” chair to use as part of my Halloween decor by our front porch. I decided to give the Halloween chair a winter holiday makeover and use it as part of […]
Let It Snow: DIY Glitter Christmas Sled
I love Christmas time and I love making our home a warm and welcoming place during the holidays. For a variety of reasons, I have not been as deep into Christmas decor as I normally would be, but I could not pass up the opportunity to make this DIY glitter Christmas sled. Every year I […]
A blinged out Crow Pumpkin
Yesterday I shared the chic Crown Pumpkin that I made for my BFF. I also made her a second pumpkin and wanted to show you that one today. I love crows and ravens at Halloween time, so I made a blingy metallic pumpkin and added this fun black and green crow. (Because who doesn’t […]
Easy, handmade cards using nail polish. (What?! Genius!)
I’m so lucky today to have my friend Shannon from Madigan Made here to share this cute project with you. It’s one of those projects that make me want to smack myself in the forehead and say “Oh my gosh! How brilliant is that, and why didn’t I think of that!?!” I just love these […]
When Pigs Fly: a cute Dollar Store piggy bank.
Hello, my dear V Spot Readers. You know that I am pretty open about my family life and I try to keep it pretty real around here. On Wednesday afternoon our son, Mitch, was hit and run over by a car. (A Suburban! Good Lord!) He is going to be alright, thank God, but while […]
Black & White Pumpkin Topiaries: another DIY Halloween craft.
These black and white pumpkin topiaries are an easy to make project. All you need are a few items from the Dollar Store and some paint! The ravens holding up the Halloween banner make the project extra fun. Check out the easy tutorial.
Fifty shades of pumpkin. No-carve pumpkin ideas.
OK, maybe not 50, but it sure seems like I did a whole heck of a lot of pumpkins last fall. As autumn approaches and we gear up to go into another fall season, I thought I’d do a quick recap of last year’s pumpkins.
Make a sparkly epsom salt snowman.
Today let’s make an easy DIY snowman using a little glitter, epsom salt and some round spheres from STYROFOAM TM Brand Foam. I love, love, love Under The Table and Dreaming and am in awe of Stephanie Lynn’s projects. So when I was invited to make a project for her STYROFOAM TM Brand Foam series, I did a little happy dance. I’ve used […]