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}

Spring Challenge: Bird Nest Mason Jar DIY Lamp

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Nothing says “spring” to me like birds.  I love hearing them – finally – here in Michigan!  I haven’t spotted any nests yet, but it won’t be long.  So I thought I’d build one of my own with the supplies for the Spring challenge here at Crafts Unleashed.  Of course, a nest by itself isn’t so special – so I made a piece that was both fun and functional using the new theme supplies!  Using a mason jar, I made {Read More}

Recycled Cup & Saucer Bird Feeder

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I love to thrift shop almost as much as I love to craft. Luckily, the two go hand-in-hand! Choosing to craft with re-purposed items means you save your pocket book and the environment at the same time. What’s not to love about that? This recycled bird feeder is a fun project to make with all those beautiful mismatched tea sets you often find at thrift stores. It comes together super easy, the decorating options are endless, and your feathered friends {Read More}

Wood Crafts: DIY Faux Animal Head Trophies

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If you are looking for some fun whimsical art for your walls, my faux animal head trophies may just be for you.  These little guys will adorn your wall with an elegant white and gold statement.  The whimsical nature of these wood crafts are sure to leave your guests with a smile.  Change up the colors to use in other rooms of your home as well.  Maybe a bright glossy red animal head for your son’s room?  A hot pink {Read More}