Spring Burlap & Floral Centerpiece


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}

Polka Dot Glitter DIY Candles


I was fascinated with glitter growing up. I remember glittering anything and everything I could. I’m sure it drove my mother crazy seeing glitter all over the place but I couldn’t help it. Even now I still find myself enjoying glitter projects. Now that my children enjoy playing with glitter, I can somewhat relate to my mother’s feelings towards it. While making these polka dot glitter DIY candles, I let the kids glitter shapes onto pieces of paper while I {Read More}

DIY “Thankful” Wood Letter Art


I adore typography and word art. Unfinished wood letters are the perfect base for creating a lot of different projects.  In this craft, I used 6 inch wood letters to create word art that would be perfect for a mantle or a centerpiece.  I chose the word “thankful” for Thanksgiving.  I didn’t use traditional fall colors, opting to match my living room color scheme, instead.  That’s the beauty of doing it yourself: you’re not limited to what’s on the store {Read More}

15-Minute Fall Centerpiece


Fall is just around the corner! Today, I’m showing you how to make a fall centerpiece that is super simple yet oh so pretty.  We all love simple right?  Make this pretty fall decor for your table in 15 minutes or less! Supplies needed to make your own 15-minute fall centerpiece: (3) Coiled Black Metal Lanterns Edge Paper Punch (I used the embroidery punch from Martha Stewart) LED Tea Lights Cardstock (I used the shimmer and glitter variety pack and the {Read More}

Faux Stain Glass DIY Mason Jar Luminary


This faux stain glass DIY mason jar luminary is a colorful craft that even the kids can enjoy.  I have lots of mason jars at home and love using them for decoration.  Today, I will show you how to make colorful DIY mason jar luminaries using a few basic materials. Supplies needed to make your own DIY mason jar stain glass luminary: Mason Jar Tissue Paper Scissors Glue Stick or Spray Adhesive Mod Podge LED Candle Quatrefoil Pattern Printable Print {Read More}

Vintage Inspired DIY Doily Placemats


I have a real love for vintage inspired projects and I’m fairly certain that I drive my husband nuts in wanting to slowly bring that feel into my home.  I think doilies have a very rustic, aged look to them.  I also love that they come in different materials too, like paper.  There’s just something lovely and eclectic about them.  I recently had the notion to buy some smaller doilies and stitch them together to make a DIY doily placemat. {Read More}

Plastic Canvas Challenge: Raffia DIY Placemats

DIY Placemats with Plastic Canvas and Raffia - Crafts Unleashed

If “plastic canvas” makes you think of yarn and tissue box covers, then get ready for something different.  When the design team was challenged to create a project with plastic canvas, I started looking for alternate materials to use with the canvas.  It turns out that raffia and plastic canvas work beautifully together! My end result was natural artisan style DIY placemats! As you can tell, I opted to make plastic canvas place mats with raffia.  I stuck with a {Read More}

5-Minute Mason Jar Lamp

5-Minute Mason Jar Craft Lamp

Today’s project is one of those great quick-and-easy ones that you can personalize in any way you like.  Crafting with mason jars isn’t a new idea – but you may not know just how many things you can make with canning jars.  Today, I’m going to show you how easy it is to turn a mason jar into a lamp! Supplies needed to make your own mason jar craft lamp: Canning Jar (I used a 32-oz wide-mouth jar because that’s {Read More}

How to Make a Moss Topiary Tree

Topiary Tree

Home decor doesn’t have to cost a fortune, especially if you can make it yourself. I often find beautiful home accessories in magazines and catalogs only to realize the prices are outrageous. Most of the time the products I see in catalogs can be made with a few supplies for a fraction of the cost. Today I’m going to show you how I made a moss topiary tree  to add to my tabletop decor. Supplies needed to make your own {Read More}