Shabby Chic Burlap & Lace Gift Bag

Burlap crafts gift bag

Shabby chic, burlap, lace and a rosette. Yes, I am still on a burlap crafts kick and I think they are perfect for Valentine’s Day. This romantic bag is a special gift that will never go out of style. To create a clean yet shabby chic burlap look you only need a few ingredients: Burlap Lace Doilies – Pineapple, Circle Martha Stewart Crafts Lace Butterflies Fabri-Tac Scissors Scrap Fabric Sewing Machine and Thread Cut the fabric to 11″ x 10″. {Read More}

DIY Polymer Clay Clock


Even though we live in a time where most people check the time on their cell phone, it’s still nice to have a real clock around. At least they make the room look a bit nicer! Today, I’m going to show you how to make a pretty one out of polymer clay. Supplies needed to make your own polymer clay clock: White Polymer Clay Lace Piece or Doily Large Dowel or Rolling Pin Circular Surface (to trace – mine was {Read More}

Make Your Own Lace Butterfly Jewelry

lace butterfly jewelry

I love the doily and lace trend that has been in the crafting world for a while now.  Something that used to seem old fashioned and outdated has found a new life in the form of tiny crowns, appliques and bowls.  This is my twist on that trend: DIY lace jewelry!  I used fabric stiffener to turn lace butterflies into pendants, and then Styled by Tori Spelling pieces made assembling my jewelry a snap. Supplies needed to make your own {Read More}

Lace Doily Ball Lamp


I’ve been trying to find inspiration for home decor that is handmade and not too expensive. When I first saw these lace doily ball lamps, I knew I had to make one. They’d make the perfect accent for any room (except the man cave). Materials: LED light strand Ribbon Doilies (I used 11 8-inch ones for mine)* Balloon Tacky Glue Aleene’s Fabric Stiffner Vaseline / petroleum jelly Plastic basin Rubber gloves (optional) *Just a quick note about doilies: If you’re {Read More}