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: Chicken Wire Tussy Mussy

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Today we are going to be making an over-sized, outdoor, tussy mussy of sorts.  Typically, a tussy mussy is a small, triangular, metal vessel designed to hold flowers.  Sometimes they are used in weddings to hold bouquets or placed on doorknobs in the home.  This chicken wire version is a monster sized reconfiguration of the idea, meant to add an outdoor “vase” for your garden.  These could also be really fabulous at an outdoor wedding to line the aisles! Supplies {Read More}

Spring Challenge: DIY Burlap Wreath

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We’re welcoming the season and a few new items with a Spring Craft Challenge! 8 of our awesome designers were each given 5 of the same craft materials – chicken wire netting, green burlap ribbon, sisal vine, mossy twig vine garland, and a wood pennant set. We challenged them to come up with a fun craft using at least 3 of the 5 items. Once all of the projects are posted, we’ll turn the challenge over to our fans to decide who {Read More}

DIY Easter Decor: Burlap and Fabric Bunting

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One of my favorite types of holiday decorations are buntings. There are so many cute things you can do and different materials you can use. They add some fun and festivity to a wall, mantel or shelf! Plus, most of them store flat which is always a plus. Especially as my holiday decorations boxes seem to multiply like rabbits in the garage. This Easter decor burlap and fabric bunting is super easy to make and would make a great addition to {Read More}

Handmade Gift Challenge: “Joyful” Burlap Homemade Ornaments

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Like many of you, I adore the simplicity and versatility of burlap.  I saw these adorable printed burlap ornaments in a catalog and decided to make my own.  You can easily make several of these homemade ornaments in one sitting, and they would make lovely gifts that would be cherished for many Christmases to come! Supplies needed to make your own Joyful burlap homemade ornaments: Burlap Fabric ($1.47) White Acrylic Paint ($0.77) Alphabet Stamps ($3.17) White Hemp Cord ($1.17) Piece of Cardstock (on hand or {Read More}

Burlap and Polka Dot Halloween Treat Bags

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Fall is in the air, which means Halloween is right around the corner!  I’m not one to do much decorating or celebrating for Halloween, but there are some projects within reach {giggle}.  Today I’m sharing one of those projects.  These burlap Halloween treat bags are perfect for treat giving or festive gift giving.  I absolutely adore them! Supplies needed to make your own burlap Halloween treat bags: Burlap Needle and Thread (or sewing machine) Black Acrylic Paint Paint Dabber Orange {Read More}

Rustic Acorn Fall Wreath

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I’m a huge fan of acorns and all the wonderful crafty things you can do with them but unfortunately, I live in a part of the United States that is known more for desert cacti than for towering oaks. I’m usually so envious of people who say they just walk down the street picking up acorns but not any more! Consumer Crafts has these great packages of acorns that are totally reasonable and so easy to craft with…and you don’t have {Read More}

Vintage Inspired DIY Doily Placemats

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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}

5 Minute Embellished Silhouette Cover

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I love crafting, but my craft space always seems to be a mess. Can you relate? I wanted to add a little fun and cutesy to my {messy} space so I thought, why not dress up a plain and simple dust cover for one of my favorite crafting tools… It’s such a quick and easy project, but it makes me smile and helps my space look a little more put together and inspiring! Supplies needed to make your own embellished Silhouette {Read More}