Monogrammed Birthday Party Centerpieces

by Dinah Wulf
Pastel and Gold Monogrammed Centerpieces for a Party

It was my best friend’s 40th birthday last month. Her husband arranged a dinner at her favorite sushi restaurant for her and about 30 people. I wanted to make it extra special for her, so I made some simple centerpieces, party favors, and decorations that I wanted to share. Today I have a simple how […]

Back to School Craft Hand Sanitizers

by Dinah Wulf
Hand Sanitizer Back to School Kids Craft

This article, Back to School Craft Hand Sanitizers, is sponsored by Fiskars. All opinions are 100% my own. The other day I shared a fun Repurposed Baby Wipe Container Pencil Box and Washi Tape Notebooks and Pencils crafts in honor of an upcoming Fiskars Back to School Twitter chat next week. Today, I want to share […]

Repurposed Baby Wipe Container Pencil Boxes

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Upcycled Pencil Box

This article, Repurposed Baby Wipe Container Pencil Boxes, is sponsored by Fiskars. All opinions are 100% my own. Every year before the kids go back to school, my best friend has a craft night with her daughters and they embellish their new pencil boxes. Now that Mia is in school I thought it’d be fun […]

DIY Mod Podge Leather Phone Case

by Dinah Wulf
Mod Podge Photos on Leather Phone Case

This post, DIY Mod Podge Leather Phone Case is sponsored by Martha Stewart Living in support of the March of Dimes imbornto campaign. All opinions are 100% my own. First, I have to say that I would love to dedicate the post to my Father who has been a well-respected doctor for over 50 years. […]

Mod Podge Photo Booth Props

by Dinah Wulf
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I volunteered to make some photo booth props for my 20 year high school reunion coming up. Yes… TWENTY years! Where does the time go??? Anyway, I have several ideas including these fun and simple Mod Podge Photo Booth Props that I made with some wooden props I found at Michael’s Craft Store. Materials: Wooden […]

Mod Podgeable Necklace and Matching Ring Tutorial

by Dinah Wulf

I attended the Craft & Hobby Association Trade Show in January this year and I was invited to the FaveCrafts networking event with some of the industry’s best craft bloggers. We were given several products from sponsors and were challenged to make a unique project.  This Mod Podgeable Necklace and Matching Ring was my entry to […]

Wine Tasting Party Ideas with Black Box Wines

by Dinah Wulf
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With summertime quickly approaching, I tend to entertain more and more.  I LOVE playing hostess.  It’s always been a way for me to get creative.  Today I wanted to show you some wine tasting party ideas with Black Box Wines.  Here are four creative party ideas for hosting the perfect Black Box Wines tasting party. […]

Plastic Cup Garbage Can

by Dinah Wulf
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My best friend Jenny had a brilliant craft idea the other day (BTW, it was recently her birthday!  Happy Birthday, Best Friend!).  She told me that being the busy on the go mom that she is, she always keeps a large fast food plastic cup in her car for all the litter she accrues throughout […]

Drink Mix Container Drink Sunglasses Case

by Dinah Wulf
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The other day I asked on my Facebook page, “I made a decoupage pencil box out of a Crystal Light drink mix container… what else can I make/do with them?? Any ideas?”  I got some great suggestions.  In particular, I loved the comment made by Lorena Leon-Cruz when she said, “I use them to store […]

Recycled Map Drawer Makeover

by Dinah Wulf
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I just recently redid my craft room.  It wasn’t complete when I recently published the craft room makeover reveal.  I think it definitely needs a chandelier of some sort… I’m on the hunt!  Anyway, I bought these maps at a local gift shop.  It is actually gift wrap, however old maps work well too.  I […]

Recycled Christmas Cookie Tin

by Dinah Wulf
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Every year for Christmas we get several yummy treats as gifts… it’s the best!  It seems, however, that every tasty indulgence comes in a tacky Christmas tin.  Why is that?  I love receiving these tins because they are so useful.  You can use them for organization in your pantry, craft room, office, or bathroom.  This […]

DIY Colored Glass Tutorial

by Dinah Wulf
Stained Mason Jars

Since I have done so many mason jar crafts, I have always wanted to try DIY Colored Glass.  I searched the web and found some great tutorials, but as always found my favorite one and tweaked it a little. I love these jars because they are so pretty and useful at the same time.  You […]

Recycled Plastic Container Pencil Box

by Dinah Wulf
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School’s here!  I know my little one isn’t quite ready just yet, but she does love drawing and coloring.  I don’t think a day passes that she doesn’t (she must take after her Mama).  I have a trip coming up to visit my parents back home in Maryland and I have a long(ish) plane flight […]

Repurposed Bottle Cap Magnets

by Dinah Wulf
Bottle Cap Magnets

The other day, I was reorganizing my drawers and found some Christmas photo cards from last year.  I love these cards because it showcases my friends and their families as they grow over the years.  The whole family is dressed up and looking their best.  The only problem is that the cards sit in a […]

Recycled Magazine Bowl

by Dinah Wulf
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Awe man! This project was a lot tougher than I thought. Ever since I made that recycled magazine frame, I have wanted to make something else out of magazine pages.  When I first had this recycled magazine bowl project in my head I pictured a large shallow fruit bowl. Let’s face it, not all DIY […]

Paper Flower Magnets

by Dinah Wulf
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After making a Hollow Book Safe out of antique books that I inherited, I kept the left over pages in case I wanted to use them to make other craft projects. I ended up making these cute Paper Flower Magnets out of a few of the recycled book pages and beer bottle caps. I actually […]

Recycled Magazine Frame

by Dinah Wulf
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My brother and I decided to make Christmas gifts this year to exchange.  Naturally, I had to do a recyling project. I have always wanted to try making something out of recycled magazine pages so I finally sat down and made this frame.  I have to say, although slightly tedious, it was quite fun, especially […]

Do It yourself Wine Charms

by Dinah Wulf
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Did you know that September is California wine month? Me neither… Since writing a DIY blog, I’m constantly looking for DIY projects both big and small.  One of my best friends is getting married and her family and I are hosting a wine tasting theme party for her for her bridal shower.  For the favors, […]

Hollow Book Safe How To

by Dinah Wulf
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Arguably, “vintage” is anything 50 years or older while “antique” is considered anything that is 100 years or older.  The difference between the two always confused me, so naturally I Googled it.  I tend to Google everything that I am unsure of (which is a lot of things). That didn’t help, because everyone and their […]

Learn to Decoupage

by Dinah Wulf

Learn to Decoupage Decoupage is a simple and easy to learn DIY craft project. Decoupage is the creative way of decorating any item or piece of furniture or even a blank canvas by simply adhering pieces of paper with glue or decoupage medium, like Mod Podge. It’s a unique way to update furniture or create […]

Poker Party Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
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Poker Party Ideas A poker party or casino night is a fun theme party idea.  Need some Poker Party Ideas? With a little creativity, decorating for a party like this does not have to be expensive. One of my best friends hosted a poker tournament party for her husband’s 30th birthday and I helped her […]