Category Archive: Crafts

Leather iPad Mini Case

I can’t even begin to tell you how crazy the past few days have been… we traveled back and forth between my parents house for the holiday weekend, went home for a night,… Continue reading

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Painted Bubble Gift Wrap

My whole family is coming up this weekend for my cousins fourth birthday party at Chuck-E-Cheese. They were gracious to all make the trip here so my husband and I could join in… Continue reading

Mother’s Day Flower Pot Cards

I see that a lot of you are making my Pop-Up Mother’s Day card from last year (find it HERE) so I wanted to make sure that I shared my card from this… Continue reading

Herringbone Table

I am SO excited to be sharing this post with all of you… it was a long time in-the-making and I have been so busy since we finished it I didn’t have the… Continue reading

Repainting Old Doormats

As I mentioned in my Spring cleaning post (find it HERE), our welcome mat has seen better days. When we got it three years ago it was beautiful (you can buy it HERE)… Continue reading

Neon Statement Necklace Revamp

Last spring I did a post on THIS necklace, where I spray painted a bib style statement necklace with neon yellow spray paint. Every where I went people complimented me on it and… Continue reading

Matchstick Bottles

I know most people have hopped on the LED Flameless Candle and lighter bandwagons but I love real candles and matches. I liked having matchbooks from different places we’d been but I didn’t… Continue reading

Marbleized Easter Eggs

As soon as I saw a version of these in this month’s Martha Stewart Living (find it HERE), I couldn’t wait to try them out. The best part about it was that I… Continue reading

Spiderman iPad Case

We spent the weekend out of town at my parents which was very fun but extremely busy! It’s always so nice to get away for the weekend but coming back and trying to… Continue reading

Easy iPhone Sleeves

I have been meaning to make this for seriously over a year and I finally had some time last week and made a few of them. I already had my iPhone sleeves with… Continue reading

Feather Trim Collar Necklace

I have been waiting to make this necklace since last fall but the feather trim I wanted to use has been on back order. While sitting in my office last week trying to… Continue reading

Tufted Velvet Headboard

Before we decided to re-do our master bedroom, we had a very masculine headboard that we made when we first moved into our house. It enormous (4 foot by 6 foot) and made… Continue reading

Faux Fur Wrap

I have been craving spring like it is nobody’s business. I know I shouldn’t be complaining as we’ve had another fairly mild winter here in New York, but I really can’t wait to… Continue reading

Tuxedo & Heart Cards

A couple quick housekeeping notes before I jump in to this post… the first being that I have now added categories within the Crafts tab in the main menu to make it easier… Continue reading

Studded Trim Dresser

This weekend we finished the last big project for the Master Bedroom and I am so in love with the dressers that we made. I’m sure some of you have heard of the… Continue reading

American Girl Doll PJs & Sleeping Bag

I made these for a Christmas gift this year and since I had a hard time finding a good pattern I thought it would be a nice one to pass along. My husband’s… Continue reading

Gold Console Table

The room is really coming along nicely and now that this console table is finished the only major project left is the dressers. I can’t wait to show you the whole room… it’s… Continue reading

Nailhead Trim Cube Table

Our master bedroom is coming along VERY slowly, but surely and I am excited to finally share one of the finished projects with you. I’m sure many of you have seen several different… Continue reading

Quilted Pot Holders with Pocket

My grandmother had been mentioning for a few weeks that she needed new pot holders, so I wanted to make her a bunch for Christmas. I made some very plain diamond quilted ones… Continue reading

Simple Glass Etching

Things are pretty quiet here this weekend, we’ve started some of the smaller projects for remodeling our bedroom (those of you that follow me on Facebook and Twitter have been getting little sneak… Continue reading

Wrapping Gifts for Men

I know that if any of you are like me, your day today is dedicated to wrapping the last of your Christmas gifts. Every year I pick  sort of theme for my wrapping… Continue reading

Hand Stamped Metal Necklaces

I made these a few months ago and think they would be not only a really cool gift to give someone but a great alternative to the standard tag on gifts. Make personalized… Continue reading

Decorating the “Mantle”

Since the summer when we remodeled our Family Room (which I’m just realizing now I never did a post on lol) I have been eagerly waiting December so that I could do this.… Continue reading

DIY Holiday Gift Ideas

As most of you are in full-on holiday shopping mode and I thought it would be nice to share some of my favorite DIY projects so that you can find some inspiration for… Continue reading

Burlap Ruffle Christmas Tree Skirt

 I’ve seen lots of different ways to do this type of tree skirt, all no sew, which makes me nervous that you’ll put in all that work just to have it eventually come… Continue reading

Sparkling Ornament Wreath

I’m sure many of you have seen lots of variations of this wreath on Pinterest where people take a wire hanger and thread ornaments onto it making a “perfect” wreath but from what… Continue reading

Dyed Corn Husk Wreath

I had every intention of making this wreath last year, but as happens every holiday season I simply ran out of time. I love taking something organic and changing it just a bit… Continue reading

Fall Fabric Scrap Wreath

My favorite crafts are the ones that with a few color changes can be great for any season, like this one. For those of you who have been following me for a long… Continue reading

DIY DVF “Trelodie” Blouse Updated

Remember back in February when I did a designer DIY on the Diane Von Furstenberg “Trelodie” blouse? Well this is an update from that post, taking the same pattern and totally transforming it… Continue reading

Halloween Felt Rose Wreath

Since it’s the first day of October (where did September go?!) I thought it would be fun to do a tutorial on a Halloween wreath! What I love about this is that it’s… Continue reading