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 perfect blank canvas! Step One: Stick a piece of scrap paper inside the book cover and paint […]
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 ways. Let’s make some Paper Maché Box Wedding Favors! It all begins […]
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 easier! It all starts with a pre-made chicken wire heart […]
July 4th Craft: Vintage Patriotic Decor
Upcycled Chair Planters
I love these Upcycled Chair Planters, because each one is a piece of garden art. Sure, the flowers and plants are beautiful on their own, but the arrangements are elevated into something special housed in wonderfully aged chairs that have been given a little bit of tender loving care! Here are my picks for the […]
Patriotic DIY: Ribbon Glass Pillar Candles
Today I’m sharing an easy Patriotic DIY that’s perfect for the upcoming Summer holidays of Memorial Day and July 4th: Ribbon Glass Pillar Candles! You can use this DIY to make similar projects for other holidays or to match your own decor! Another win-win! To make these patriotic candles, you will need a selection of red, white […]
Patriotic Americana: 16 Unique DIYs
We’re combining our love for the Americana decor trend with the upcoming patriotic holidays to give you Patriotic Americana: 16 Unique DIYs! These projects are created by some of our favorite DIY bloggers. You can click on each project’s link to see a full tutorial. Patriotic Americana DIYs Crib Mattress Spring Turned American Flag | Redhead Can […]
Miniature Basket Garland for a Fairy Garden!
Be Who You Are: one of my favorite Seuss quotes!
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, candy, mints, flower seeds or spices! This is an economical idea, as each unfinished wooden box that I used is only $1.37 (via ConsumerCrafts.com), yet the finished product becomes a keepsake box! It all begins with the box […]