What to Do with an Old Chalkboard to Upcycle or DIY

Wondering what to do with an old chalkboard? A year or so ago, I decided to put a chalkboard on the wall in the kitchen.  I was going to be super organized and make lists and leave messages for people. It worked for about a week and now it just sits there empty as a […]

Upcycled T Shirt Quilt

As I declutter my home, I am realizing just how many things I’ve saved as memories from when the kids were little. I have teeth they’ve lost, old Halloween costumes I made for them, pictures they drew for me at school and t-shirts from sports teams, scouting and camp.  As I gather all of these […]

9 Easy Mason Jar Ideas

Years ago, we had a HUGE vegetable garden and I canned all of our vegetables, jams, relishes and pickles. Times changed and I had less time to devote to gardening and started to develop problems with my back and shoulder. That meant that I was left with a stockpile of Mason jars that weren’t being […]

Upcycled Candle Holders | Mardi Gras Candle Holder

So I have been checking out all the fun Mardi Gras decor online and really fell in love with this Mardi Gras Candle Holder by Partylite. Since I’m working on decluttering and not bringing in any more things into the house, I decided I would make a Mardi Gras candle holder myself. I have several […]

DIY Glass Cloche Crafts | Upcycled Jar Crafts

I love upcycling and finding new uses for things I already have at home. There’s just way too much stuff that’s going into the landfill these days and even we recycle things, it uses resources to recycle them. It’s better to upcycle the item and find another use for it than it is for it […]

Button Crafts For Adults – Easy Spring Flower Card

Do you enjoy button crafts? I love buttons and have a big jar to store them in. Whenever I go to garage sales or thrift stores, I keep my eyes open for new buttons to add to my collection. I rarely sew so it isn’t that I NEED a big collection of buttons. I just […]

Upcycled Furniture Inspiration from Home Made Simple TV

I love upcycling. I am all about keeping furniture and other items out of the landfill by finding other uses for them. After all, why throw it away when you can use it for something else? I got some some serious upcycled furniture inspiration the last time I watched Home Made Simple on OWN. I […]

How to Decoupage a Glass Jar for an Easy Upcycled Craft

Are you wondering how to decoupage a glass jar? I have a thing for interesting looking glass jars.  Some I find at thrift stores and tag sales and some I find at the grocery store when I’m shopping.  I don’t generally do anything with the glass jars.  I have them stored in a cupboard which […]

How to Make Decorative Gift Bags for Any Occasion

Have you ever wondered how to make decorative gift bags? I love wrapping presents creatively and often use gift bags to keep the gift more of a surprise than wrapping paper would allow.  Whenever I’m shopping, I wander through the wrapping aisle and check out all of the cute gift bags. I nearly had sticker […]

How to Make a Handmade Book

This post showing you how to make a handmade book was inspired by a book provided for review.  This post contains affiliate links.  All opinions are mine and mine alone.This post may be sponsored. Post contains affiliate links. I may be compensated if you make a purchase using my link. For as long as I […]