Curtain Pull Backs From Old CD/DVDs

Want a super creative way to hold back your curtains? Well, here it is! It’s an upcycle project that uses an old CD and a chopstick (or a dowel.) Decorate them with some ribbon, artificial flowers and a glue gun and you can make them match any color scheme you […]

Little Sock Chicks

This cute little pair of chickies can be made in a matter of minutes! All you  need is a pair of toddler socks, some ribbon and anything you’d like to use for eyes. Put them in an Easter basket, give them as gifts or even turn into sachets by adding […]

No Sew Soft Sleeping Masks (plus sewn version)

I had some left over fleece from another project (i.e. arm warmers)  and I wanted to use it somehow. This stuff is SO soft and comfortable against the skin that I thought sleeping masks would be a great choice.  I whipped up a basic pattern and had a couple made […]

CD Envelope Treat Holder With Printables

This is a fun little way to give someone a special treat whether it be as a “thank you” for something or “just because”.  They’re perfect for holidays like Valentines day! All you need is some CD envelopes and our free printable labels. The envelops are the perfect size for […]

Lovely Jewelry Stand From CD Spool

This upcycle  jewelry stand is made from a plastic CD holder that comes with every stack of 100 count CDs or DVDs. Pretty clever huh?  It also uses a small (as in circumference) tube from a roll of foil.  A little paint, paper and felt and you’ve got a beautiful […]

Small Tree, Star Pattern & Stand On a Budget

For various reasons I didn’t want a large tree this year. I mulled it over and came up with a few ideas, some of which were not actual trees at all.  But Roy really wanted it to be some form of a regular tree. I’d always loved the idea of […]

Aromatic Fire Starter Kit & Matchbox Covers

These are great little gift kits you can cheaply make for friends who have fireplaces! They not only help start the fire they fill the home with a wonderful aroma.  There are a variety of ways to make them but I went the quick and easy way and used dry […]

Quick Fleece Arm Warmers Tutorial & Pattern

These are so cozy and feel so good against your skin and it only takes about 20 minutes to whip up a pair.  You can adorn them however you wish with buttons, ribbons, appliques etc. Fleece comes in a huge variety of colors and patterns so you could literally have […]

Gratitude Jar Activity Table Decor

Another great upcycle mason jar craft that creates an elegant yet simple table decoration and activity for Thanksgiving.  Download and print out the provided gratitude cards and the wonderful quote. Decorate your jar with the idea provided or with just some ribbon or raffia and set it on your table […]

DIY Trick or Treat Smell My Feet Gift Set

Here’s a crazy unique Halloween  gift you can give friends that’s not only hilarious but useful as well! Its a Trick or Treat Smell My Feet gift set with all the instructions and downloads you need below. You may remember that we did an article on how to make Natural […]

Specimen Jar Halloween Decor from Plastic Bottles

Remember our fun cloches from soda bottles tutorial? Well they also work wonderfully as specimen jars for your spooky Halloween decor. I hit up the local Dollar Store which has an endless supply of ghoulish things to stick in them. I chose a skull on the spooky end and a […]

Gnome In A Cup : A Fun DIY Nature Craft

This little craft combines a little magic with a little nature.  It’s great for kids and adults alike.  I made one gnome in a soda bottle bottom and one in a glass cup. I actually liked the soda bottle version better because I was able to adjust the height. Supplies […]

Pimp Your Keys : Plus Removable Bling!

I just bought a unique car that’s all mine and its so me. Since my car matches who I am so we well I wanted to decorate my keys to do the same. I only have three keys on my keyring but I have a ton of bling. My keys […]