Thrift Store Apothecary Jars How To

by Dinah Wulf
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Apothecary jars are so beautiful and can serve several display purposes.  You can use them for candy, holiday decorations, or even display your collections. They look pretty on a mantel or kitchen island or even a bathroom filled with sponges or shells.  I like to use them for candy on a candy bar dessert table […]

DIY Perfume Kit

by Dinah Wulf
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I received this fun DIY Perfume Kit. It even included a guide to making your own fragrance. I’ve seen people on TV do it, so I thought I’d try it out! I actually don’t buy perfume… it makes me sneeze!  For some reason I can, however wear fruity fragrances so this was going to be […]

Envelope Pillow Tutorial

by Dinah Wulf

Making your own personalized pillows cost literally a quarter of what decorative throw pillows cost you at retail department store prices. This is what I love about this project! Even at a discount, doing it yourself is a much more creative option that allows you to show off your personality (and your sewing skills). Pillows […]

12 Homemade Gift Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
12 Homemade Gift Ideas

I don’t know about you but I’m a planner. I need to know what I’m doing next week two weeks ago. OK, not really, but when it comes to events and holidays I DO plan WAY in advance.  I was just sitting in my craft room thinking about Christmas and thought I’d put together a […]

Recycled Book Page Wreath Tutorial

by Dinah Wulf
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This recycled book page wreath tutorial was an oldie but goodie trash to treasure idea.  I wanted to re-share it because I thought it may have gotten lost in the mix of over 600 posts I’ve published and I thought it was a fun book page craft! I had a damaged antique book with beautiful […]

Glittered Candy Corn Mason Jar

by Dinah Wulf
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The candy corn was my inspiration for this project.  Even though I don’t care to eat them, I always thought that there was something whimsical about the colors.  It reminds me of Halloween, but it’s not scary or frightening.  So, I decided to make a glittered candy corn Mason jar. Materials: Martha Stewart Glitter in […]

Decoupage Fabric Pumpkin How To

by Dinah Wulf
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Decoupage Fabric Pumpkin How To is sponsored by Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores® for the Creativity Made Simple Campaign. Decorating for Halloween this year has been a blast!  I have made so many fun Halloween decorations already and it’s only the first week of October!  Today I wanted to share one of my favorites so […]

Five Fun Home Décor Tutorials

by Dinah Wulf
5 Fun Home Decor Tutorials

Did you know that I’m a regular Home Decor contributor over at GMC Trade Secrets? I have had the honor of sharing some fun ideas over there for the last several months and I just wanted to share a round-up of five of the DIY Home Décor Tutorials. How to Etch Glass Etching glass is […]

Eerie DIY Halloween Wreath

by Dinah Wulf
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I loved making this wreath! Halloween is one of my favorite holidays.  I used to plan my costume months in advance.  Now that I have a daughter, we take her trick-or-treating every year so I rarely dress up.  In lieu of my obsession for Halloween costumes, I now put my creativity into the decorations! Here […]

Halloween Glam Skulls

by Dinah Wulf
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I FINALLY started decorating for Halloween! I know I have a whole month but I feel so far behind… I know I know… I broke out my bin of fake skulls and bones from the garage. Yes, I have a GIANT bin filled to the rim of fake Halloween bones and skulls…it’s a sickness. I […]

Upcycled Dining Room Chandelier

by Dinah Wulf
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BE FORWARNED!!! This post contains a FAIL! I think I added too much bling to this attempt at my upcycled dining room chandelier.  Let me explain. Here is the chandelier before… nice… but not our style. My husband and I took it down and he decided he wanted to try and upcycle it instead of […]

Easy Pumpkin Halloween Decoration

by Dinah Wulf
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I am so thrilled to participate in yet another Craft Lightning hosted by Angie from Country Chic Cottage and Carolina from 30 Minute Crafts. This is my third one and I’m particularly excited because it’s the Super Spooky Edition! The last two times I participated I made craft storage jars and a DIY rope vase.  […]

Halloween Spider Lace Doilies

by Dinah Wulf
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I was so excited when I received this circle edge punch and spider punch in the mail. I took the package out immediately to test it all out.  I made the first spider doily and was obsessed.  There were a couple tricks I learned so I thought it’d be a good idea to do a […]

Recycled Box Gift Bags with Scotch Brand

by Dinah Wulf
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I’m honored to be partner up with Scotch Brand, sponsor of Recycled Box Gift Bags! I’m excited to announce this year’s 2013 Scotch Brand Most Gifted Wrapper Contest!  The 17th annual Scotch Brand Most Gifted Wrapper Contest will take place Friday, December 6 at Celsius at Bryant Park in New York City. All you have […]

DIY Magical Fairy Wands with Pottery Barn Kids

by Dinah Wulf
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A big THANK YOU to Pottery Barn Kids for sponsoring today’s post, DIY Magical Fairy Wands with Pottery Barn Kids! <GASP!> was the first thing I heard when my computer screen opened up the Pottery Barn Kids Halloween Costumes page.  My daughter was so excited trying to pick her favorite one.  Naturally, being the girly […]

Vintage Themed Baby Shower Decorations

by Dinah Wulf

I have been working on this vintage themed baby shower that I have coming up for a friend and I just wanted to share a couple of the decoration ideas I have already started. You know how I love upcycling so I started saving sauce and dressing jars to use as flower vases. I also had […]

DIY Thrift Store Pedestal Trays

by Dinah Wulf
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I was recently sent on a FANTASTIC thrift store shopping mission by one of my sponsors.  I had the BEST TIME and bought some great, and more importantly, CHEAP stuff!  I made a stenciled craft storage jar out of a cookie jar and a little ceramic quail I found and I also made these fun […]

Easy Thrift Store Storage Jar Upcycle

by Dinah Wulf
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I had the most successful thrift store shopping trip the other day.  I will tell you all about it and share all my thrift store finds next week. Today, I wanted to share with you what I did with two items I found for less than ten dollars total. With a glass storage jar and […]