Christmas Centerpiece

This week I transformed my fall centerpiece into a Christmas centerpiece with just a few easy modifications. First I taped the three pillar candles with Frog Tape before I spray-painted them with Rust-Oleum metallic gold paint. I also gave some of the pine cones a little gold dusting with spray paint. Away went the gourds and in came the ornaments. … Continue reading

Handmade Napkin Rings

I wanted to share my version of rustic handmade napkin rings.  For less than a dollar per ring I used this version for Thanksgiving.  However, the embellishments on this napkin ring can easily be changed to create a whole new look for any occasion. First, I cut strips of card stock paper 6″ x 1.5″ long.  This gave me a … Continue reading

Applying Contact Paper

One of the easiest ways to update the inside of drawers, shelves or in my case the top of my craft desk, is contact paper.  Adhesive contact paper can instantly brighten up a space and add some temporary color, but it is sometimes a pain to apply. This is what my desk looked like before: Not bad, but not very … Continue reading

DIY Jewelry Hanger

I wanted to share this quick little jewelry project.  It was a Pinterest inspired “necessity”.  I say necessity because I just fell in love with the many Pinterest photos I have collected of DIY Jewelry Hangers.  I finally decided what I wanted to do and it took me less than an hour to complete this project once I had all … Continue reading

DIY Weekly Chalkboard Calendar

DIY calendar chalkboard

Many, many days I am disappointed to find out that my fiance and I have failed to coordinate our schedules…he gets home too late for dinner or someone forgets to take out the trash…  Whatever the reason we needed a solution!  Near our garage entrance we had some unused wall space that I decided to turn into an organization station … Continue reading