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…

Embossing Soda Can

This DIY was really easy to do. I had done something similar to this a long time ago with embossing foil. I wanted to see if I could do the same thing with an upcycle twist. Supplies Aluminium Can. The bigger the better Ball point pen Scissors. I use tin snips. Tape Corrugated cardboard Picture…

Organizer with Thrift Store Finds

I have seen making organizers for beauty products, change, keys, hair accessories, etc all over the place. Watched a few diy youtube videos. People used a few different methods. I have been looking a thrift store for some time. I wanted some cool plates, bowls, and tea cups. I adore tea cups. I prefer to…

In the spirit of DIY gift giving I have been doing a lot of beauty diy things because that is what I am working on as projects for people. Trying and testing new things. In the same theme of DIY gifts is canvas art. I love a good canvas creation. Something person for those you…

4 Ways Grandma Took You to School on Sustainability

The pre-Baby Boomer generation wasn’t perfect. But in these 4 ways, they proved that sustainability is always stylin’. love this post from GroundsWell that I found from Story of Stuff facebook page. Article if so true. I always reference my grandma’s when I talk about how I learned about sustainability. I say it all the…

DIY Lip Balm and Altoid Tin Upcycle

  This creations was combo of some research. I wanted to make and item close to the beauty products I have already been making. With this recipe I was going for Vanilla Sweet Orange. I have made this in body butter and lotion bars. The sites I used as inspiration are Wellnessmama EverythingEtsy Here is…

Make Your Own Notebook Event

Another creative cafe happening in my building. We do DIY projects that have a sustainable theme. College students have cereal boxes. These are great way to create something with what you have. Or you can get supplies cheap. Great as a gift. I included the instructions I created for myself and my staff to run…

Some of my tin can or storage tin upcycle projects. simple and easy to do with some paint and accessories.

Cleaning again and found some old bracelet trials I had made. Had an idea to use them with a t-shirt scarf to dress it up. Old or broken jewerly is great for making new accessories. This is a extra large t-shirt so the scraf is supa long. You can loop it to make it smaller….

Maple syrup glass bottles turned into functional items for the home. Soap dispenser and oil container. Supplies Glass bottles. I used maple syrup bottles. Whole food brand pure maple syrup bottles. Soap pump from a retailer or do what I did and reuse one you had from old plastic soap dispenser bottle.  Tablecraft Hinged Flip…