Glitter Twine Ball Ornament Tutorial
I’ve been known to say that glitter is my favorite color. Well, my crafty friends, did you know you can now buy Glitter Mod Podge?! Yup. It’s pretty much happiness in a jar. And I had the opportunity to test-run this magical serum this past week, and let me tell ya, I give it theRead more
I Must Go Down to the Sea Again….
John Masefield wrote, “I must go down to the sea again, to the lonely sea and the sky…”. I know what he meant. I am a land-locked beach bum at heart. The beach and ocean seep into to your soul and take up residence. I can’t get back to the beach for a while, so dreaming and tablescaping will have to suffice for now. I am planning a dinner party with seafood as the main course. This table has been sneaking into my dreams for a while, so I thought I’d give it a test run and see how all the…
16 Lovely DIY Apothecary Jars & Vase Filler Ideas • The Budget Decorator
Try these vase filler ideas & DIY Apothecary jars to update your decor! Lots of these apothecary jar ideas come from the dollar store too!
Pretty Little Things
Crafting is getting really addicting. Especially considering all the money I'm saving! There really are so many things you can make instead of buying and save yourself so much money. Plus it's unique and designed especially to your liking. Anyway, I got this idea from tumblr and I wanted to try it. I didn't want to buy toothbrush and makeup holders so I found these mason jars in my basement and found some lace I had from a while ago and made these cute little jars. I thought they would look…
Summer dreams and faery wings - make magic from your own backyard
A couple weeks ago I was house-sitting and since I was only there for four days I didn't pack too much to take with me and that included cra...
Vintage Paper Flower Tutorial
I've got some more catching up to do...Funny, you'd think with 4 kids, a husband and a dog I'd have plenty of time to keep up with my blogging...Here's a little project my girlfriend and I worked on a few months back. Paper flowers made from a vintage 1962 novel. My girlfriend, Julie made hers into a topiary and I put mine on a few branches I purchased at Michaels. To make them you simply cut out a scalloped circle...doesn't have to be perfect. then you cut it out in a spiral pattern keeping…
Stephen & Antwann’s Cool, Clever Home
Name: Stephen Stocker and Antwann Nourse Location: Andersonville, Chicago, Illinois Size: 1,100 square feet Years lived in: 2 years Two items I spotted at Stephen and Antwann’s home: A book by Nate Berkus and a painting of the Superman “S”. So what do you get when you cross Superman with Nate Berkus?
Ten Fantastic Fillers for Apothecary Jars - Makely
I really love apothecary jars. There is something so innocent – so refreshing – about an empty vessel just begging for a beautiful display. When I find apothecary jars at thrift stores for $3 or $4 each, I snap them up like crazy. You’ve probably seen me grab one in Goodwill and give a Tiger...Read More »