Floral Party DIY Lantern in 3 Simple Steps


When spring comes around, my thoughts turn to flowers and outdoor parties.  It gets extremely hot where I live in the summer, so spring is the best time for outdoor gatherings. I was inspired by wedding pomanders to create these pretty, easy to make floral party DIY lantern crafts.  These lanterns are perfect for any indoor or outdoor gathering! Follow along as I show you how to make your own fun DIY lanterns. Supplies needed to make your own floral DIY {Read More}

Spring Decorating Ideas: Bird House & Robin’s Eggs Vignette


We have a table in the hallway that greets our visitors as soon as they come into the house. Originally, it was a gathering spot for keys and papers, but with the sunshine and springtime streaming in through the front door, I thought that it would be nice to decorate it a bit. Follow along as I give you a few spring decorating ideas to spruce up your space! Spring Decorating Ideas for a Gorgeous Vignette. Supplies needed to make your own weathered {Read More}

Hello Spring DIY Garland


I just love the new fun paper rosettes in all the beautiful colors that are available at Consumer Crafts now!  They are so much fun to work with and I was so inspired this month to have fun creating with them!  And so today I am really excited to share this really cute Hello Spring DIY garland with you!  It is beautiful, adds a punch of color to my mantel, and only takes 3 supplies to create!  Seriously! See, isn’t this spring {Read More}

DIY Butterfly Wreath Tutorial


Spring is here and your front door is just dying for a bright and cheery DIY butterfly wreath to greet your guests! It comes together easily and only requires a few supplies. You can customize it by changing out the butterflies for a bird’s nest and some mushroom birds or stick to all one color of butterfly for a dramatic look. So many options! Supplies needed to make your own DIY butterfly wreath: 12 inch Grapevine Wreath. Ivy Chain Garland (3). 30 {Read More}

Repurposed Foreign Coin DIY Charm Bracelet


Our family travels quite a bit, and as a result we have collected a large jar of foreign coins left over from our trips. I am fascinated by the coins! They are truly works of art. Some with holes in the centers, scalloped edges, mixes of metals, and beautiful scrolled embossing. I wanted to recycle the coins into something beautiful, so I chose to make a DIY charm bracelet. I chose to use glue-on bail mounts to attach the coins {Read More}

Earth Day Craft: Upcycled Hanging Vases


Have you eaten a jar of peanut butter lately?  Well, not a whole jar, but perhaps you finished off the last spoonful?  Don’t throw it away! You can use it to make these upcycled hanging vases! Supplies needed to make your own upcycled hanging vases: Hanging Lantern Handle (only $1.37!). Recycled Jars (see various options I sized below). Fabric Scraps, Paint, etc. Flowers for Vases or LED Votives for Lanterns. Let’s start with the simplest idea.  Leaving the lantern handle black as-is, {Read More}