Category Archives: DIY and Crafts

Antique insulator wind chime

   I was browsing through Value Village the other day and came across some antique telephone insulators. I had seen these cool looking glass insulators used in all kinds of craft and garden projects on Pinterest. They were only a … Continue reading

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Miniature Diary Pendant DIY

I make these cute little diary pendant necklaces in my jewelry shop Crafty Little Gnome. I thought it would be fun to show you how to make one. All the supplies can be purchased at Michaels craft store. You will … Continue reading

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Vintage Gumball Machine Vase

Hope you all are having a good weekend. I just wanted to share this cute vase I made out of a vintage gumball machine. I was challenged by my friends over at BloomNation to create a blog post on how … Continue reading

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How to Choose the Right Flooring

When we moved into our home 6 years ago it still had the original carpeting that was almost 20 years old. Needless to say it was pretty nasty. I finally got the last of it out of the house when … Continue reading

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Tips to Make your DIY Project Even Better

I love to take on new projects around the home. I usually have several DIY project in various stages of completion going on at once and I have another dozen or so swimming around in my brain for the future. … Continue reading

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Easy and Affordable Bedroom Design Tips

We all want to improve our home and make it a more comfortable and beautiful place to live in but I don’t think many of us are willing to pay the extreme prices designers often charge to redesign our space. … Continue reading

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Redecorating my Studio with Walls Republic

If you’ve been following me on Instagram or Facebook you will know I have been redoing my home office/ jewelry making studio. I have been meaning to redo this space for years but have dreading clearing out all the junk … Continue reading

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DIY Squash Flower Bouquets

There are plenty of reasons to celebrate with friends and family during the fall season. It seems between Thanksgiving and New Years there are tons of holiday parties to host or attend. This cute floral arrangement uses seasonal squash and … Continue reading

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Make your own Chalkboard

Home décor items can be expensive. You can save a lot of money by crafting your own art projects and up-cycling old items into something new for your home. Thrift stores are full of outdated and out of style objects … Continue reading

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My Ikea Rast Makeover

I am in the process of redecorating my bedroom. I never completely finished decorating it when I was getting ready for the Do It Yourself Magazine photo shoot a couple years back. When we were getting ready for the shoot … Continue reading

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