Crafts

DIY Marbled Mug

DIY Marbled Mug

If you're like me, a plain white mug is an eyesore in your kitchen. Feeling the need to spice up the plain white mugs in my cupboard, I decided to try something new out. This DIY project is super simple and requires little time and supplies. If you are looking for a...

DIY Farm Fresh Sign

DIY Farm Fresh Sign

Here is another amazing Daily DIY for all of you DIYers to tackle. This is something that goes well with my home, as I tend to like rustic or farm decorations. Check it out! Supplies Needed Unfinished wood plaque from Michaels Dark walnut stain Antique white paint...

DIY Crochet Boot Cuffs

DIY Crochet Boot Cuffs

I LOVE to crochet! With winter still in full force, I thought it would be a fun DIY project to crochet some boot cuffs. Not only are they super cute and stylish, but they help keep your legs warm when you're wearing boots. These crochet boot cuffs are super easy to...

DIY Reclaimed Wood Last Name Sign

DIY Reclaimed Wood Last Name Sign

As you all know, I am frequently visiting my local thrift store to find gems that will fit into my next DIY project. I recently found a 13 x 15 picture frame that I thought would make a perfect last name sign for my sister. My sister loves gray tones, so that will be...

DIY Popsicle Stick Serving Tray Upscale

DIY Popsicle Stick Serving Tray Upscale

You know those white trays that are commonly used as breakfast or a serving trays? Boring! I had another one of these serving trays laying around my house and I finally decided enough is enough and that it was time to spruce up my boring white serving tray. This DIY...

DIY Merry Mail Sign

DIY Merry Mail Sign

I LOVE Christmas cards! Recently, I ran into an issue where I was receiving Christmas cards and I was running out of places to put the card. That's when this idea came about. This sign is a fun and festive way to be able to save and cherish those wonderful Christmas...

DIY Painted Mason Jar

DIY Painted Mason Jar

Regular flower pots can be so boring? I mean, what's with that plain orange color? Well, today, that's all going to change. With these painted mason jars, your kitchen, living room, or whatever room you'd like for that matter, will have new life breathed into them....

DIY Hand Painted Wooden Farmhouse Sign

DIY Hand Painted Wooden Farmhouse Sign

I'm excited to share this post on how to make a hand painted wooden farmhouse sign! Wooden signs with painted lettering can give your home a nice facelift and will help create that warm atmosphere that turns a house into a home. I have been searching for a good wooden...

DIY Upcycled Wood Tray

DIY Upcycled Wood Tray

I love decorating our house with trays but it is hard to find a tray that fits our farmhouse style. Farmhouse rustic style is definitely trending lately, so I figured I would make my own tray. I went to my local thrift store and found an old, standard wood tray to...

DIY Chalk Paint

DIY Chalk Paint

Chalk paint is amazing for DIY crafts because it allows you to paint without priming and gives a rustic, easily stressed look. It is usually expensive to buy chalk paint, so why not make it yourself? Making the paint yourself will allow you to select any color you'd...

DIY Mason Jar Spout

DIY Mason Jar Spout

Alright folks, here's a fun little project for you: A DIY Mason Jar Spout. If you're looking to improve the look of your kitchen, then getting rid of the generic and boring iodized salt container is one of the first steps. Not only does this mason jar spout look...

DIY Felt Halloween Wreath

DIY Felt Halloween Wreath

It's that time of year again. Temperatures start dropping and your neighbors yards begin to be filled with witches, pumpkins and scarecrows. Halloween is a great time of year to enjoy sweatshirt weather and apple cider, but it really wouldn't be Halloween without the...

DIY Padded Camera Bag Insert

DIY Padded Camera Bag Insert

There are many things that I love. Two of those things are photography and traveling. I feel like I am one of millions who love that combination. My family and I have traveled all over the world from Guatemala to Germany and Peru to Switzerland. The memories I have...

How to Use a Manual Sewing Machine

How to Use a Manual Sewing Machine

Sewing machines have come a long way from the treadle run units, which did not require electricity to operate, to the modern electric and computerized machines. With these advancements, most people have abandoned the old manual machines because they do not have...

DIY Soda Bottle Soap Dispenser

DIY Soda Bottle Soap Dispenser

Here is a fun one for you guys to try. Recently I took a look at my kitchen and my bathroom sinks and I thought that they could use a little sprucing up. One of the simplest ways to improve the look of your sinks is with a custom soap dispenser. The custom soap...

DIY Sheet Music Holder

DIY Sheet Music Holder

No matter the instrument you play, the same problem persists with each musician young and old, novice or professional. The problem is how to organize your sheet music. The internet is a wonderful resource to purchase and download individual songs as opposed to...

DIY Hairstyle Ideas For Little Girls

DIY Hairstyle Ideas For Little Girls

I think the ladies are pretty happy with our work as we have presented a number of DIY accessories for makeup and also for their different hair styles. We have presented the ideas for the ladies with long hair and short hair as well. This time we are going to do...

DIY Pine Cone Bird Feeders

DIY Pine Cone Bird Feeders

A pine cone bird feeder is a fun, easy project perfect for kids. These feeders will attract lots of birds and are a perfect addition to your backyard. One of the secrets to making these feeders is to get a nice, broad cone. The birds will be able to feed easier if the...

DIY Imporved Tee

DIY Imporved Tee

Spice Up a Tee Adding a ruffle to the base of a tee can make any old shirt fabulous. I am not an outstanding seamstress, but I do enjoy having the independence to alter my own clothing to exactly the way that I want it. As my talents improve, I will move on to bigger...

Meal Menu Board

Meal Menu Board

Beautiful Menu Board How to make an interesting and functional menu board. Planning meals was always tough for me. Living as a single person was so easy. I would go to the store and buy whatever tickled my fancy at that particular moment in time and I loved it! I am a...

Calligraphy for Beginners

Calligraphy for Beginners

Calligraphy For Beginners Use basic lettering techniques to spruce up any craft, or card Growing up I had dreadful handwriting. I made it a personal goal of mine to improve my penmanship and along the way I picked up a few tips on how to write calligraphy. Cursive was...

Bows Made Easy

Bows Made Easy

Bows Made Easy 5 adorable bows as the perfect accessory Bows can add a little pizzazz to any craft. I particularly enjoy bows because of the flair and femininity that they provide. I throw bows on so many things. I put them on purses, in my hair, on journals,...

DIY Show Styles

DIY Show Styles

Step Up Your Shoe Style Decorating your shoes quick and affordably  You’re going out and your outfit is awesome. Your hair couldn’t be more perfectly styled. However, searching through the closet for the “perfect shoe” you look in disgust at a pile of boring black,...

11 Ways how to Style a Blanket Scarf

11 Ways how to Style a Blanket Scarf

11 Ways to Style a Blanket Scarf Get ready for fall with some cute and easy fall scarf fashions! In honor of my favorite season (fall) I have made a special post about prepping for the autumn weather. My sister-in-law gave me a blanket scarf a few weeks ago and I...

Fantasy Sign Post

Fantasy Sign Post

Fantasy Sign Post I’ve already shared about our family’s love for books in previous posts, so it should be no surprise that when I saw pictures of fantasy sign posts using favorite literary places, I NEEDED to make one. Not only was it such a great idea, but I had the...

DIY Dobby

DIY Dobby

Harry Potter Halloween {Dobby} Our family loves Harry Potter. We also love group Halloween costumes. The two go perfectly together! In the next few posts, I want to share with you some of our DIY Harry Potter costumes that are fast, easy, and inexpensive. Harry Potter...

DIY Hedwig

DIY Hedwig

Harry Potter Halloween {Hedwig} Our family loves Harry Potter. We also love group Halloween costumes. The two go perfectly together! In the next few posts, I want to share with you some of our diy Harry Potter costumes that are fast, easy, and inexpensive. Harry...

DIY Mad Eye Moody

DIY Mad Eye Moody

Harry Potter Halloween {Mad Eye Moody} Our family loves Harry Potter. We also love group Halloween costumes. I want to share with you some of our DIY Harry Potter costumes that are fast, easy, and inexpensive. Harry Potter loving families can't go wrong with these!...

DIY Professor Quirrell

DIY Professor Quirrell

Harry Potter Halloween {Quirrell} Our family loves Harry Potter. We also love group Halloween costumes. The two go perfectly together! In the next few posts, I want to share with you some of our diy Harry Potter costumes that are fast, easy, and inexpensive. Harry...

DIY Punch Board

DIY Punch Board

Punch Board Tutorial Create a game that is perfect for birthdays, classrooms, and carnivals with this step by step tutorial After trying several other examples from around the Internet with less than satisfactory results, I decided to create my own version of a Punch...

Styling Your Bookcases

Styling Your Bookcases

Styling Your Bookcases This DIY Gal and her family love books! My little DIYahoos learned to read when they were three years old and never looked back. So, in my decorating, I love to make books the stars of the show. You would think this would be easy when decorating...

Candy Bar Creations

Candy Bar Creations

Candy Bar Creations In our family, each of the young cousins gives a small gift to another cousin. These gifts are expected to be very inexpensive. It is definitely easier to just go to the store and buy a bunch of small presents, but this year I wanted my boys to...

DIY Fall

DIY Fall

All About Fall Ahhhh, my favorite season is finally here! There is something about Fall that makes my heart happy. The cooler temperatures, the crispness in the air, the changing colors, sweaters and boots, pumpkin flavored everything... I love it all! To celebrate...

5 Crafting Tools

5 Crafting Tools

My 5 Must-Have Crafting Tools   From scrap booking to sewing, and all the crafts in between, I have developed quite the stash of tools and accessories to help make the job faster and easier. Today I wanted to share with you my must-haves when doing craft...

Folded Book Art

Folded Book Art

Folded Book Art How to write words folding book pages I love making unique crafts that create conversation. This project is one of my favorites. It is somewhat more difficult than other projects that I have done, requiring a few hours of patience, but it is incredibly...