With this easy DIY tutorial I will show you how to make a lovely burlap wreath! I've seen so many cute burlap wreaths out there in blog-land, and I decided to try one for my Valentine wreath this year: This DIY wreath took 10 yards of burlap ribbon from JoAnn. 10 yards seems like a lot, but in order to completely hide the wire wreath frame, you have to "smush" the ribbon together as you weave it back and forth. Once you have the burlap wreath finished, it's time to add the show ... Read More about A Lovely Burlap Wreath
I just love these unique DIY Valentine topiaries, and will show you how to make them! I'm back today with some Valentine eye candy for you! I'm so in love with these pretty Valentine topiaries! Making them was easy, but, I will admit, more time consuming than I expected. My supplies included: straight pins, a gold paint marker, gold glitter, hydrangea punch, scrapbook paper, two Styrofoam balls, and two gold candlesticks (from Goodwill). 1. I started by painting the ball end of ... Read More about DIY Valentine Topiaries
I will show you how to make an easy Valentine postage garland with adorable envelopes! It's Valentine Week ya'll, and I'm starting the week with an adorable (and easy) Valentine postage garland made (mostly) with Martha Stewart materials bought in the craft section of Meijer. After several failed attempts to photograph this Valentine garland in its entirety, (it is hanging in front of a multi-faceted mirror...photography nightmare!) I decided to put my cute, little mug front and ... Read More about Valentine Postage Garland!
I found this gorgeous mirror at Goodwill a few months ago. The price tag read $12, but I had a dollar off coupon, so I got it for $11. (Duh. Sorry if I just insulted your intelligence.) At first it looked like this: Well, ok, it didn't have blue painter's tape on it...I added that. First, I painted it gray. "Fieldstone" by Benjamin Moore to be exact. I used a latex eggshell finish. I actually left the mirror this way for awhile. I liked it, but then we painted our walls gray, so it ... Read More about Painting a Goodwill Mirror…Twice
The organization continues around here... First I tackled the kitchen junk drawer. The next space in our home that was badly in need of some organizing was our bathroom cabinet. I ran out to the Dollar Tree to grab some cheap tubs and containers. Then, I had to face the beast: You can see, by the tubs and containers, that there have been a few attempts to keep this space somewhat organized, but I was fighting a losing battle. The products, creams, ... Read More about Organizing Our Home: The Bathroom Cabinet + Free Printables