DIY Decor: UPcycled Christmas Lights

Check out the video! It was really easy to make this lantern decor for my living room. I found the lanterns at a thrift store. Someone gave me the broken christmas lights. The moss I got for 3$ at Marshalls. The fairy or twinkle lights I got 10ft for 6$ at Marshalls. I sprinted glitter…

Baking Soda Air Feshener

I like simple (really I mean cheap) and non toxic things for the home. I opt for the combo of baking soda and essential oils. Baking soda as many know absorbs the funk. You can throw in some essential oils to give the baking soda a nice scent. It is not really strong. You will…

Customize your Calendar

I would typically make my own notebooks and calendar books. This time I decided to buy some calendars from TjMaxx. One of my fav discount places to shop. I want to use them for tracking my fitness and blogging. Maybe some personal things as well. I typically don’t do calendars because they are too anxiety…

Cement Planter

Finally finished painting all the #diy cement planters. Tried this out as an example for something to do with my students. If you look back at previous post you will see the pictures of making them. Used paper cartons from almond milk, small compostable cups, and coconut water as molds. Didn’t have any of those…

DIY Bucket Bag

Pictures of just the #diy bucket bag now that I found natural light. The link to The Sorry Girls tutorial is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2mMatCsaxU Things I did different. I painted my fabric. I got the fabric at in the remnants section at Joanns for 50% off. Used liquitex acrylic paint because it does not crack. I braided the…

Photo Props

This cabinet door will make many of a picture from now on. Sanding and painting success from a few days ago. Wanted a white board of sorts to better photograph or video my projects as I complete them. Found this door at community forklift. It was some dirty grey sorta white mess. Now it is…

Paper Pumpkin

lisaannalexander: Finished the different versions of cards you can make with the paper pumpkin supplies. I need to find more people that do paper pumpkin so I can see their designs. #diy #paper #crafting #pApercraft #paperpumpkin #stampinup #octobersixthcreations #artsandcrafts #craftsocial #stamping #cards #greetingcards #homemade #homemadecards

DIY: Ceramic Mug Designing with Martha Stewart Paint

Made this for one of my staff assistants as a thank you/happy holiday gift. We do a lot of crafting around here and she has helped with that a lot. Thought this mug craft was perfect. I was kinda just going with the design. Not as pretty as I would have liked it to be,…

Giving Away Those Craft Leftovers + Some new Gifts

I create things just to try out a new craft all the time. This then leaves me with a bunch of stuff. Stuff that is perfect to throw together with a few new creations to make a awesome gift box, bag, basket, etc The above is an example of such things. The two new things…

DIY: Triathlon Medal Display

Supplies 1x8x6  Wood Board- I used Premium Pine cut to 20 inches Paint- I used black for background and white for letters. Black is semigloss. White is acrylic. I did use semigloss white but it was not working out. I think I got a bad mix. Sawtooth Picture Hangers- mine was a 3 piece set….