Monthly Archive:: December 2015
Make a New Years resolution to be more crafty this year. Start it off right by hand painting these champagne glasses with oil-based Sharpies. Use painter’s tape to get the clean lines. Go to momtastic.com for the full tutorial. Here are some of my other New Years’ resolutions: Work on my fine art a bit more.
Perfect for New Years, a party or just because, here’s an easy DIY project that will take 15 minutes or less. I don’t know about you, but I have some old glass candle vases stuck in a closet that were just humdrum. So, I decided to spruce them up a bit with some glitter. I
Christmas is almost here. Let’s get our craft on. All you need is a few toilet paper rolls and washi tape, stamps, paper and whatever craft supplies you have on hand. Let’s get started… Use glue to write your kid’s names on the cardboard roll and then sprinkle glitter on top. Wrap the tube with wash
I’m in love with these easy-to-make holiday coasters. Transform your family into reindeers by printing out their photos on circle labels from onlinelabels.com. Then cutting antlers and a nose out of colored labels. Then Mod Podge the shapes and label onto a slate coaster, which you can pick up at Michaels. It’s a quick last
I’m in love with the simplicity of the Scandinavian design. Clean lines and natural colors = pure beauty. So, when I had to come up with a holiday DIY idea for ForRent.com, I knew I had to use this style. I made this using an embroidery hoop, craft star ornament and an evergreen garland. It’s
When you’re adding art pieces to your wall, you want to think about texture, color and shape. This DIY yarn wall hanging that I created for ForRent.com combines all three techniques. The best part, it’s so simple to make!!! All you need is a stick, yarn, scissors and some creativity to help you figure out what
Looking for an easy and inexpensive project to give all of the ladies in your life. Here’s a goodie (you can make 4 for less than $10). So start stacking, baby! All you need to know how to do to make this is to braid and to tie a knot! Told you it was easy!
So, this week you have a few more little gifts to get and then you’re done. Here’s a quickie gift you can make and then pass out to your kid’s teachers, principal, bus driver and your Secret Santa. I recently designed this for TheStir.com. Click here for the complete how-to. It’s so easy. Just add
Turn a Christmas craft into a science experiment. All you need are pipe cleaners, Borax laundry powder, boiling water and a piece of string. It takes a few hours for the crystals to stick to pipe cleaners. So, you’ll want to let these sit over night. I love these because they are so colorful. Don’t
It seems like this time of the year, you can see the money just start pouring out of your bank account. Here’s idea to keep the cash in it. This super trendy jewelry box with geometric deer head topper (I bought this must have at Hobby Lobby) is sure to bring a smile on it’s