Tin Can Crafts: Make Your Own Recycled Luminaries

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I love a good upcycle. It’s satisfying in so many ways; upcycling is inexpensive, it’s eco-friendly, and you use your imagination to envision something in a different way. And tin cans are such a multi-purpose item. I thought it was fitting that they be repurposed into tin can crafts: DIY luminaries for Earth Day. Patio season is just around the corner. What better way to dress up your outdoor space than with these incredibly easy and inexpensive luminaries? Supplies needed {Read More}

Make Your Own Gnome Tree House

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I’m so excited that Spring is finally here!  I’m ready to transform my backyard from a dull, colorless landscape to a garden full of light and whimsy with the perfect yard crafts.  I adore the fairy garden trend, and Tara did an AMAZING job with her tutorial.  I love all the fun details in her fairy garden!  We all know that fairies have other mythical friends who live in the woods with them, so why not create a home for {Read More}

DIY Mod Podge Paper Ring Tutorial

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Are you a fan of Mod Podge?  (Who isn’t?)  I love crafting with it.  Normally, I use it to decoupage things to dress them up, but today I’m going to show you how to make a paper ring and actually construct a piece of jewelry using Mod Podge and paper!  You can make this Mod Podge Ring with just a few basic supplies! Supplies needed to make your own Mod Podge paper ring: Hard Coat Mod Podge Paintbrush Paper – {Read More}

How To Organize Your Craft Supplies With Paper Mache Boxes

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Many of us start the new year with the resolve to get organized.  My biggest “disaster zone” is my craft table.  It’s always cluttered with supplies I haven’t yet put away.  In an effort to tame the clutter, I made some simple, inexpensive storage pieces that will keep my crafting supplies within easy reach but also make them easy to put away quickly. Today, I will show you how to organize your craft supplies with paper mache boxes! For this {Read More}

How-to: Easy Custom Necklace Pendants

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Today’s project is a fast and easy one that can be personalized and customized in so many ways!  Use old book pages, photos, or even scrapbook paper to create one-of-a-kind pendants and necklaces for yourself or for a friend! Supplies needed to make your own custom necklace pendants: Signed Sealed and Remembered Frame Charms (I used the antique silver rectangle and the round antique brass charm bezels) 2mm Cable Chain (hematite finish or antique bronze finishes to match) Jump Rings and {Read More}

DIY “Thankful” Wood Letter Art

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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}

DIY Halloween Severed Head

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I haven’t been this excited about a DIY project for a while. Why? Because it was so stinking easy- and yet it looks like a super expensive horror movie prop! For real! Look at this thing: Tell me that’s not a little creepy. It scared me coming down the stairs this morning, sitting on the counter-top. Honestly- this DIY Halloween decoration is easy to make, and really inexpensive. Supplies needed to make your own DIY Halloween severed head: Craft Foam {Read More}

How To Refinish a Table With Fabric and Resin

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This is definitely not your normal “How to refinish a table” tutorial! Follow along as I show you how I put a fun and unique spin on this DIY project. If you have a table you want to update, or if you’re just bored with your dining room and are ready for a new look, here’s an easy way to revamp your table – with no painting required! Fabric is a fun way to bring color and pattern to your {Read More}

Faux Stain Glass DIY Mason Jar Luminary

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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}