As a crafter, I am always looking for ways to reuse items and make something purposeful out of them as well as something beautiful! Wine bottles are a great item to reuse and repurpose. They are made out of thick glass, sometimes beautiful shades of blue or amber, and lend themselves nicely to be used … Continue reading DIY: Lighted Wine Bottles
DIY: Coastal Wall Decor (Let’s Get the Shell Out of Here and Go to the Beach)
If you live in Florida, like me, or another coastal town around the country or world, you probably like going to the beach. You might also enjoy decorating your home with Coastal-themed decor. I love beachy decor and I really like to make my own decor, as much as possible. One of the cute signs … Continue reading DIY: Coastal Wall Decor (Let’s Get the Shell Out of Here and Go to the Beach)
DIY: Glass Etching Made Simple
Do you want to know how you can make personalized drinking glasses for your home or to give as a gift? This simple DIY can be done by anyone and the cost is minimal. You can etch wine glasses, tumblers, vases, casserole pans, jars, and so much more! You can use store-bought stencils or make … Continue reading DIY: Glass Etching Made Simple
DIY: Clay Pot Lighthouse with Solar Light
Do you love lighthouses? Do you like to make coastal decor for your home? Here is a really cool project that is fairly simple that produces a masterpiece that will surely catch your neighbors' eyes! Supplies needed: Clay flower pots of different sizes: I bought mine at Michaels. I bought 3 different size pots and … Continue reading DIY: Clay Pot Lighthouse with Solar Light
DIY Floating Frame: an easy project that makes a beautiful gift!
If you browse the selection of frames at any craft store, you will see a wide variety of frames to choose from ranging from table-top frames to wall frames, to shadow boxes and more. One of my favorite type of frames to work with for projects are floating frames. Basically, the glass is all there … Continue reading DIY Floating Frame: an easy project that makes a beautiful gift!
Bunny Flowerpots: A simple DIY decoration for Easter
Easter is coming soon! Need some last-minute decorations or gifts? Here is a simple project you can make in an hour or so, with very little supplies! In fact, I had everything on hand except for the plastic bunny eggs (which you don't really need because you can also use regular plastic Easter eggs). I … Continue reading Bunny Flowerpots: A simple DIY decoration for Easter
DIY: Make a “Pet Sign” to hold your lint roller
Do you have pets? If you answered "yes" then you probably have dog hair or cat hair get on your clothes most days. If you're like me, you pull out the lint roller to clean off the pet hair before leaving the house. I saw a cute idea on Pinterest awhile back and wanted to … Continue reading DIY: Make a “Pet Sign” to hold your lint roller
Make Spring Door Hangers out of Embroidery Hoops!
Do you like to make decor for your front door? Do you struggle to make fancy wreaths? Let's face it, making handmade wreaths is not easy. I know, because I have tried to make them for my door. Recently, I found a fun and easy idea to decorate the door, using embroidery hoops. I am … Continue reading Make Spring Door Hangers out of Embroidery Hoops!
DIY Christmas Shadow Boxes: ideas, tips, and more!
This time of year always brings out the craftiness in me. I love Christmas and I love to create decor for my home as well as gifts for friends and family. I just finished a series (4 blog posts) about making your own Christmas Ornaments. If you missed them, be sure to go back and … Continue reading DIY Christmas Shadow Boxes: ideas, tips, and more!
Make your own Christmas Ornaments #4: Wood Slices
One of my favorite things to do in the fall is to make new Christmas Ornaments for my tree. Anyone and everyone can make ornaments. Getting crafty around the holidays is fun and you can even get together with friends or family and make it into an event! For the last few weeks, I have … Continue reading Make your own Christmas Ornaments #4: Wood Slices
Make your own Christmas Ornaments #3: Filled Ornaments
If you are crafty and like to create, you are surely already thinking about making Christmas ornaments for this year's tree! If you missed my first two blog posts about making your own ornaments, be sure to go back and check out "Glitter Ornaments" and "Floating Ornaments", both so beautiful, and they make great gifts! … Continue reading Make your own Christmas Ornaments #3: Filled Ornaments
Make your own Christmas Ornaments #2: Floating Ornaments
Christmas is coming and I love making ornaments! How about you? If you didn't see my first Christmas Ornament blog post, be sure to go back and check it out! It's all about making Glitter Ornaments. In this post, I am going to share with you a few of my favorite Floating Ornaments I have … Continue reading Make your own Christmas Ornaments #2: Floating Ornaments
Make your own Christmas Ornaments #1: Glitter Ornaments
Christmas is coming and I don't know about you, but once fall arrives, I start to get the itch to create and decorate! Each year, I like to make some of my own DIY decorations for my home. Ornaments for the Christmas tree are definitely one of my favorite things to make. There are, … Continue reading Make your own Christmas Ornaments #1: Glitter Ornaments
Reverse Canvases: a Cricut-related project with endless possibilities!
Reverse Canvases are a simple, fun, and creative DIY project for anyone that likes to craft! Click to read more about how to make a reversed canvas, along with some examples and tips!
How to Create Your Own “Hot-Mess” Canvas (Cricut-related project)
This project is relatively simple so even kids can have fun making these! Canvases are inexpensive to make and you can hang them anywhere! Your design could be anything, and the possibilities are endless with Cricut Design Space and access to so many awesome graphics online! "Hot-mess" canvases are all the rage right now on … Continue reading How to Create Your Own “Hot-Mess” Canvas (Cricut-related project)
Bucket Lights . . . great for the front porch, camping, and more!
Looking for a fun way to "light-up" your front porch, your campsite, or a room in your home? These bucket lights are simple to make and the design possibilities are endless! I first saw this idea a little over a year ago on a Cricut-related Facebook Group. I absolutely loved it and had to make … Continue reading Bucket Lights . . . great for the front porch, camping, and more!