Let's make our own shabby books! All you need are some unloved, discarded books; some chalky finish paints, and stencils! Here's my unloved, discarded books. Remove the dust jackets and you're left with some hardcover books that are a … [click to continue reading]
Create a Country Garden
Today, we're going to be inspired to create a country garden! Tammy has created a beautiful oasis with pretty perennials as well as unique garden accents, like a rusty childhood tricycle of her husband's! I've collected some of … [click to continue reading]
Paper Mache Box Wedding Favors
Make your own Paper Maché Box Wedding Favors for an inexpensive yet special gift! This tutorial will get you on your way! It's no secret that I'm in love with paper maché boxes! They're inexpensive and can be decorated in so many different … [click to continue reading]
Rustic Gray and Yellow Chicken Wire Heart
Hi everyone! Today I'm going to show you how easy it is to make a Rustic Chicken Wire Heart! Remember last week's craft tutorial I shared for my Patriotic Vintage-Style Box? I think it had approximately 30+ steps to it, right? Today's DIY is much … [click to continue reading]
July 4th Craft: Vintage Patriotic Decor
I'm so excited to share today's craft tutorial with you: Vintage Patriotic Decor that you can make in time for July 4th! While this craft has a definite vintage style, there's also a bit of playfulness too! And as with any of my tutorials - … [click to continue reading]
Miniature Basket Garland for a Fairy Garden!
Hi everyone! I've got a cute craft project for you today - a DIY miniature basket garland that you can add to your fairy garden or anywhere you … [click to continue reading]
Be Who You Are: one of my favorite Seuss quotes!
This week I made this free printable for you, featuring one of my favorite Dr. Seuss quotes: Be who you are and say what you feel Because … [click to continue reading]
Wood Box Wedding Favor
Paint a small unfinished wooden box and turn it into a fabulous Wood Box Wedding Favor that's perfect for holding potpourri, … [click to continue reading]
Add feet to a peat pot!
Happy Spring! Although it's snowing here in southern New Jersey today. I guess it's Winter's last hurrah before (hopefully) finally leaving for … [click to continue reading]
Spring Spool Craft
Today's Spring Spool Craft got it's start when I first painted some unfinished wood spools that I picked up at the craft store: I had painted … [click to continue reading]
10 No Bake St. Patrick’s Day Treats
What's better than making a special dessert in the kitchen that doesn't require any baking? (I know: having someone else make it for you, but stick … [click to continue reading]
Chalk Painted Shabby Bottle
Today I'm sharing how to do a simple makeover to create a Chalk Painted Shabby Bottle. I love painting glass bottles, as the transformation is … [click to continue reading]
DIY Bird Nests: 12 Unique Ideas
Even though many of us have been buried in snow and sub-zero temperatures, it's not too early to begin thinking of Spring crafts and decor, such as … [click to continue reading]
Valentine Spool Art DIY
I love making crafts for Valentine's Day! Making this sweet Valentine Spool Art has lots of steps involved, but really isn't difficult. Let me show … [click to continue reading]
Distress a painted frame with wax!
I have a fun DIY project for you today: How to distress a painted frame with wax! It all begins with a simple unfinished wood frame from the craft … [click to continue reading]
10 Easy No Bake Valentine Desserts
I've got a treat for you today - actually 10 treats! Here's 10 of the best no bake Valentine desserts that even I can make! I love to craft, but … [click to continue reading]
2014 A Year in Review
We couldn't say goodbye to 2014 without thanking you - our readers! We really appreciate y'all very much! Here are the top five DIY … [click to continue reading]
A Merry Christmas!
A Merry Christmas is wished for each and every one of you! Cherish these moments with your families and friends! We will too! (And … [click to continue reading]
Rustic Bottle Brush Trees
Rustic Bottle Brush Trees I love bottle brush trees! And I love all of the fun and creative ways people come up with to display them. If you spend … [click to continue reading]
DIY Silver Glitter Ornament
Hi everyone! I've got a fun DIY Silver Glitter Ornament for you today, complete with a hanging star in the middle of it! It all starts with these … [click to continue reading]
Sheet Music Santa Hat
Today I'm sharing how I made this Sheet Music Santa Hat from a basic Styrofoam cone. Recently, I made a Cotton Ball and Jingle Bell Tree (seen in … [click to continue reading]