DIY pretty Bobby pins

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Thought I would share a little craft/fashion project I did recently.  I needed some new pretty bobby pins to wear in my hair so I took a trip back down the scrapbook aisle at Hobby Lobby. Back during my 31 days of Pinterest project series I showed you some bobby pins I made with some […]

How to make an EASY, no-sew, DIY fabric bunting

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I showed you my patriotic mantel yesterday, but I wanted to share with you how easy it was to make the simple bunting or pendants hanging over my window. I think bunting is really gaining in popularity – I am starting to see fabric versions popping up at all kinds of parties and in pictures […]

Painted dresser makeover

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You have probably noticed this dresser in my entryway in past posts.  I am finally getting around to sharing how it came to live in my house and the before/after process. I found this dresser at my parking lot yard sale and paid $25 for it.  I LOVE French Provincial style furniture and instantly loved […]

How to make a DIY chalkboard from an old picture frame

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You have seen this chalkboard several times, but I just recently realized that I never shared how I made it!  You first saw me use it on my Christmas mantel with my music page wreath hanging in front of it. Then it came back out again for my Valentine’s mantel. But for now, it’s place […]

Placemat pillow tutorial + my favorite Christmas vignette

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Rhoda is having a Christmas vignette linky party over at Southern Hospitality and it just turns out this little area on my hearth is my favorite vignette this year.  What’s a vignette you ask?  Dictionary.com says it is “any small, pleasing picture or view.”  I just love this little area – the bench, the pillows, […]

DIY Burlap + Lace Stockings

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I am back to share another post in our “A Homemade Christmas” series!  I hope you have been enjoying this series as much as I have!  Laine, Christa, and Heather have been inspiring me with some great projects!  You can catch up on all the posts on the series at the end of this post. […]

Christmas Evergreen Wreath tutorial

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Today, I thought I would share with you a evergreen wreath.  I actually made this wreath last year, took all the pictures, and then never got around to sharing the full tutorial.  So since it is hanging on my front door again (at least for now, would love to make a white/neutral one this year, […]

DIY Mercury Glass Ornaments

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Today is my first day to share in our A Homemade Christmas series.  I been loving it so far.  Make sure you head over and check out Christa’s pinecone cluster and Heather’s poinsettia pillow.  They are both on my list to do now too. I don’t know about you but I LOVE mercury glass.   It […]