Spring Craft Challenge: Rustic Outdoor Chandelier DIY

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It’s getting close to patio time: sitting outside with friends, having cold drinks by candlelight and laughing about the events of the day. And what better to help illuminate that happy chatter than a rustic outdoor chandelier, made of natural elements and lit by citronella candles? This month, a few of us Crafts Unleashed gals were challenged to use the same rustic-influenced crafting materials to make a project. I had been doing some surfing around on the internet when I {Read More}

Spring Challenge: DIY Floral Wall Sconce

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Can you think of anything more perfectly suited for a Spring Challenge than a floral wall sconce to hang your newly blossoming Spring flowers from? This beautifully simple floral wall sconce is easy to make with just a few supplies and is sure to brighten any room! Supplies needed to make your own floral wall sconce: Wood Pennant Flags White Craft Chicken Wire Netting Wired Sisal Vine E-6000 Glue Clothes Pins Preserved Moss Sheet Step 1. Using the pennant flag as {Read More}

DIY Mosaic Mirror Picture Frames

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I love to decorate with photos. I am also a huge collector of frames. I may have a small gallery wall problem, (I have three!) but that is another story.  With all my photos, I am in need of some cute frames.  So I decided to whip up some one of kind picture frames! I used smashed up tiled mirrors to create these unique DIY mosaic frames. I love the way it also reflects a little light in my house. {Read More}

DIY Sunburst Mirror

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Sunburst mirrors have become quite popular over the last few years. They give a room a nice modern touch and usually come in gold, which I’ve recently started incorporating a lot of in my decor. Sunburst mirrors usually range between $75 to $300 depending on the store and style. Today I’m going to share how to create your own DIY sunburst mirror for under $20. Follow along as I show you how! Supplies needed to make your own DIY sunburst {Read More}

Earth Day Upcycle: How to Turn Anything Into A Lamp

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I love a good upcycle!  And when you consider that Earth Day is right around the corner, it’s fitting to spend some time crafting with re-use in mind.  I found this globe at the thrift store about a month ago and picked it up on a whim.  It was a little wobbly on its axis and Asia has a scratch on it, but overall, it was in good shape.  It was certainly worth $2.50.  I was thinking on what kinds {Read More}

Spring Burlap & Floral Centerpiece

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If you’re on the lookout for a pretty and simple spring centerpiece, this burlap and floral centerpiece project is a great option! It’s simple and fresh with a little country chic coming from the burlap and button garland. Add a floral centerpiece to your Easter dinner table, give as a Mother’s Day gift, or easily mass produce for a springtime wedding — either way, your guests will surely be impressed! Supplies needed to make your own spring floral centerpiece: Flowers {Read More}

Spring Challenge: Instagram Photo Memo Board

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Is anyone else just in love with Instagram? It is one of my favorite ways to keep up with friends and family, see what everyone is doing and making. Plus it’s so visual and usually so pretty. I’ve been trying to think of a way I could display some of my favorite photos for a while now, and I’m so excited about this spring Instagram memo board I came up with for the Spring Craft Challenge! I printed out little 3″ {Read More}

Fabric Crafts: Vintage Fabric Wrapped Ampersand

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I have a deep and abiding love for vintage fabrics. They are so pretty and colorful, and I love all their sweet florals and patterns. And since my previous job was as a graphic/website designer, I have a thing for typography too. This giant Spring fabric crafts wrapped ampersand is the perfect blend of those two loves! When I saw the giant paper mache letters that Consumer Crafts carries, I just knew I had to wrap one up in pretty {Read More}

Light Up Star Decor Inspired by PB Kids

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Ever since I saw this light up star in Pottery Barn Kid’s catalog, I’ve been trying to figure out how to make my own.  When my mother brought us some wonderful boxes of chocolates for Valentine’s day, I knew I had the supplies I needed to make my own PB Kids light up star.  I love to be able to use recycled products in my crafting, and this was the perfect way to celebrate Earth Day and get my crafting {Read More}