With the unofficial start of summer just around the corner, we all tend to want to spend more time outdoors. Summer dinners spent on the patio are better when you can see what you’re eating, right? What happens if you want to have an outdoor chandelier but don’t have ceiling to hard wire it to? […]
An easy Valentine’s Day globe.
I have a few items in my home/craft closet that I just re-do over and over and over again. (This usually involves spray paint.) One of those items is an old globe… A few years ago I picked this globe up at a yard sale for about 50 cents. My first re-do was my […]
Turning plain pumpkins into elegant pumpkins for Thanksgiving.
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.
Drying Hydrangeas. It’s so easy.
I love fresh flowers. I love Hydrangeas. I will even tolerate dried flowers…. as long as they’re Hydrangeas. Here’s an easy way to dry them, and it’s amazing how long they will keep! First, find yourself a Hydrangea bush. If your neighbors have one and you don’t… make friends with your neighbors. Go ahead and […]
Faking the look of trendy pottery pieces. An easy DIY.
I’m finally starting to get in a spring-y mood. I’m ready for a little color. I’ve been seeing this gorgeous blue-green color everywhere and I am craving it. I did a faux patina champagne bucket in a similar color and I love it. Some of these trendy pottery pieces can be really expensive though, and I’d […]
Chalkboard eggs: an easy (last minute) DIY project for Easter Brunch.
Last week I shared a tablescape for an early Easter Brunch. I realized there was something missing… Place cards. I quickly whipped up a couple of fun DIY chalkboard eggs “place cards” using plastic eggs and chalkboard paint. I know it’s only a few days until Easter, but this is super fast and easy […]
A quick and easy DIY mat and frame project. (No tools. You just need tape!)
This easy DIY mat and frame project doesn’t require tools, just burlap, ribbon and tape.
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 […]
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 […]
Make an easy scrap paper Christmas tree.
I wanted one more little Christmas tree for our buffet table. Just a little one… I also wanted to get rid of some of my scrap paper stash. This is the easiest thing in the world to do. If you can cut pieces of paper into squares, then you can do this craft. Here’s what […]
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