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DIY Ribbon Board

  I always see these cute ribbon boards at gift shops, catalogues, and craft fairs.  They are great for organization for an office or (in my case) my daughter’s room.  I made this DIY Ribbon Boar…

Wine Bottle Frames

  I made these wine bottle frames out of recycled wine bottles for a wine tasting party.  It was also a bridal shower party, so I used them for a “who knows the bride best game”. I framed each qu…

Salvaged Wood Toy Chest

The minute I received this toy chest in the mail I had to share it on my blog. You see, my father has been a Cardiologist in the same hospital and nursing home in the same small town for almost forty …

Candy Mason Jar

Yet another recycled Mason jar project here! I saw this DIY project on the Nate Show last week and I’ve been dying to try it! I recently made these frosted Mason jar tea light holders and I had a few …

30 DIY Gift Ideas

Click on the link for DIY inspiration and tutorials for these 30 DIY gift ideas. All of them are clever, creative, and won’t break the bank.  Only have ten minutes to make your gift? Scroll all …

Coffee Filter Wreath

So I bought six feet of plumbing insulation tube at Home Depot to make this wreath out of antique book pages.  The project only needed thirty six inches, so I had enough to make a second wreath. I had…

Paint Stick Crafts

If you know me (or read this blog) you know what a cheapskate I am…I mean “budget conscious”.  So naturally, anytime I find a craft material I can get for FREE, I’ll find SOMETHING to do with it. Anyt…

Coat Hanger Wreath

Coat Hanger Wreath written by Michal Sparks My quick coat hanger wreath is one of those holiday decorations that you can make with just stuff from your house and yard. The only item you might need is …

DIY Apothecary Jars

I love the look of apothecary jars.  They are so beautiful and can serve several display purposes.  You can use them for candy, holiday decorations, or even display your collections. They look pretty …

Repurposed Pallets

I love the idea of repurposed pallets into furniture or art.  When I first thought of doing my own project, I would drive around town looking near the dumpsters of commercial and retail buildings.  Th…

Scrabble Art

Quick and Easy DIY Scrabble Art I’ve seen a lot of Scrabble craft projects like ornaments, key chains, and jewelry on Pinterest and Etsy, which gave me inspiration to do this project.  We had an extra…

Crafting With Toilet Paper Rolls

Today, November 15th, is the 13th annual America Recycles Day! What better way to celebrate than to get some craft inspiration for recycling something EVERY American family has in their home? I have b…

Upcycled Gift Card Charms

Upcycled Gift Card Charms written by Michal Sparks     Being the Mom to a couple of teenagers our life could not move forward without ipods and itunes so as a result we have numerous itunes …