Tag: diy

Beer Coaster Shadow Box

Beer Coaster Shadow Box

This beer coaster shadow box has been on my to do list for a while, pretty much from the moment I finished the wine cork holder shadow box. My husband and I both enjoy craft breweries and regional brews, so we always try to remember to bring a coaster back with us from the breweries

Super Hero Capes for Kids

Super Hero Capes for Kids

Step-by-step instructions on making super hero capes for your kids. Plus, check out a great cause for making capes for a good cause! I’ve had Superhero Capes on my crafting to do list for a while, but I hadn’t gotten around to making any until I ran across a program featured in FamilyFun Magazine’s December/January

Handwritten Recipes Printed on Tea Towels

Handwritten Recipes Printed on Tea Towels

Make a cherished gift with your family’s time-honored handwritten recipes printed on tea towels.    By now you all surely know that part of my love for baking comes from fond memories of my grandma on my mom’s side. I remember on almost every trip to my grandparents’ farm for a family weekend visit or

Freezer Paper Transfer FAIL

Freezer Paper Transfer FAIL

Check out my freezer paper transfer fail! Apparently transferring printed images using freezer paper just isn’t as easy as pretty much everyone else makes it look.    It had to happen at some point, a project gone wrong to the point that I couldn’t salvage it after several failed attempts. You see, I happened upon

DIY Etched Mason Jar Glasses

DIY Etched Mason Jar Glasses

Create these diy etched mason jar glasses for a personalized gift or for yourself. Follow these easy step-by-step instructions that will work for a variety of glass etching projects. After my first glass etching project with my Wine Cork Holder Shadow Box went pretty well, I knew there would be more glass etching in my

Upcycled Sweater Pillow

Upcycled Sweater Pillow

This cozy upcycled sweater pillow project is a great way to get a second life out of a favorite sweater.   As promised, I’m finally posting my third (but not final) upcycled sweater project. I’m pretty impressed that I got three decent sized projects done out of one sweater. This sweater pillow turned out better

Sweater Wine Bottle Holder

Sweater Wine Bottle Holder

Make this cute Sweater Wine Bottle Holder from an old sweater for a cute holiday hostess gift or decorating accent. I like to get wine. I like to give wine. I can’t wait to give wine this holiday season in this Sweater Wine Bottle Holder. I’ve been working on several upcycled sweater projects, and this

Make a Sweater Tree

Make a Sweater Tree

Make a Sweater Christmas Tree out of an old sweater, a perfect piece to add texture to your holiday decor.   This sweater Christmas tree is a project I fully intended to do last year, but I just couldn’t make it happen before Christmas and then lost motivation after the holidays were over. I’m excited

DIY Arrow Bracelet

DIY Arrow Bracelet

Make your own arrow bracelet, perfect for layering with other bracelets. This simple step-by-step tutorial shows you how to make an arrow bracelet with just an arrow charm and colored cording. Long before the Hunger Games trilogy came out, I have been a fan of arrows and arrow jewelry. It started when I was in

Best DIY Bracelets – with tutorials

Best DIY Bracelets – with tutorials

I’m a bit of a bracelet fanatic (necklaces too, most accessories really). Over the past several months I’ve made several DIY bracelets. They are often some of the most popular posts here, so I thought I’d do a round up of all my best DIY bracelet tutorials in one place. These are great for gift