Once Halloween is over, you can paint your real pumpkins and add a touch of bling to create elegant pumpkins for Thanksgiving. Why toss all of those orange pumpkins? Add a little paint, ribbon and some sparkle to create something beautiful.
OK, so if Jack Skellington is the Pumpkin King, I wondered what the Pumpkin Queen might look like…. So I decided to make a pumpkin with a crown on it. My BFF loves Halloween as much as I do, so I thought I’d make a pumpkin for her. With a crown. Because who wouldn’t want […]
So a few days ago I shared a makeover I did on a little plant stand. I put a little wooden chicken in with the flowers, but he wasn’t really showing up against the color of the house… so I thought he should be blue. See? Now he shows up against the house. He was […]
I know that 2/3 of the country is being ravaged by winter weather, but here in So Cal it has been really mild. So much so that it was time to do a spring planter to put by our front door. A few months back I spotted this guy, just sitting on the curb. He […]
How about a fun Dollar Store craft project that you can do with your kids and a few pieces of candy? This cute DIY Valentine frame that Malia from Yesterday on Tuesday totally fits the bill! Malia is so sweet and crafty, and she cooks too! Check out her recipes, as well as her […]
I love me some Pottery Barn. However, I don’t love the high prices on some of their items… Especially on some of the items that I might be able to make myself. Trish and Bonnie from Uncommon Designs saw a really cute “love” wall art in Pottery Barn’s catalog and decided to make one of […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
I am not a very good artist. Fortunately, my friend Colleen at Just Paint It is not only a good artist, she is a great teacher. She did a great knock off of Pottery Barn’s Holly Leaf Drop Cloth Pillow. Click here to see her full tutorial. Happy crafting!