DIY Valentine’s Day Paper Heart Garland

After I hung my DIY foam heart garland the other day, I noticed that my mantel was still feeling a bit empty. I stared for a while, ransacking my brain, and finally decided what it needed was another, larger Valentine’s … Continue reading

DIY Glitter Holiday Ornaments

One of the things that is so special about our Christmas tree, is that each and every ornament has its own story. It is a tree full of memories—of loved ones, of laughter, and of holidays and mile markers past. … Continue reading

Turkey Talk

Do you ever just feel the need to craft? Like your hands are just itching to create? I do. It usually comes over me all at once. My mind starts erupting with ideas and suddenly I know–it’s time for glitter … Continue reading

DIY Jewelry Storage: Step-by-Step Instructions

The other day I shared these adorable DIY jewelry storage pieces I made last weekend: So cute, right? As promised, here are the step-by-step instructions to build your own. Supplies: scrap wood  |  saw  |  sandpaper  |  pencil  |  measuring … Continue reading

Getting Creative: DIY Jewelry Storage

Calling all accessory addicts! One of my least favorite things about our otherwise amazing rental home is the lack of closets and storage space.  The few [tiny] closets we do have are jam-packed with coats, clothing, linens, holiday décor, and … Continue reading

7 Days of Holiday Cheer {Day 7: Make Your Own Decorative Accents}

Day 7:  Make Your Own Decorative Accents  One of my favorite things about the holidays is the opportunity for some serious crafting.  While creating your own holiday decorations certainly takes more time than simply picking something up off the shelf … Continue reading

{Give Thanks} DIY Banner

Supplies: burlap  |  one thick piece of paper to use as a tracer  |  ruler  |  pencil  |  scissors  |  cutting mat & rotary cutter (optional)  |  paint brush  |  acrylic paint  |  ribbon  |  tacky glue  |  scrap paper … Continue reading

Fall Crafts {60-70% Off!}: DIY Acorn Hanger

Supplies: fall tchotchkes (I used acorns) | burlap ribbon (with wire if possible) | grosgrain ribbon | tacky glue | hot glue | scissors I’m sure you’re wondering what happened to those adorable acorns my Mom and I found for … Continue reading

Fall Crafts {60-70% Off!}: DIY Fall Monogram Hanger

Supplies: wooden letter | acrylic paint | paint brush | sandpaper | faux fall leaves or other floral | fall pick | burlap ribbon | grosgrain ribbon | tacky glue | wire | wire cutters | hot glue | scissors … Continue reading

DIY Rustic Fall Planters

Supplies: basic planters | acrylic paints | paint brushes | small paper plates | brush-on glaze I love Pottery Barn.  I really do.  All that rustic-chic furniture, those adorable knit pillow covers, and those perfectly arranged and coordinated not-to-look-coordinated picture … Continue reading