Recycled Map DIY Birthday Banner

by Dinah Wulf
Recycled Map Happy Birthday Banner DIY

My parents live 3 thousand miles away on the East Coast. So, it’s rare that I get to celebrate birthdays together. This year for my dad’s birthday and Father’s Day we are having a small family reunion on Catalina Island. Woo hoo! I wanted to make it special and make a few decorations for the […]

56 Repurposing Ideas for Ordinary Household Objects

by Dinah Wulf
Repurposing Ideas for Ordinary Household Objects

There is a reason my motto is “Repurpose, Reinvent!” I have done some serious repurposing the last several years. This list isn’t even all of it. It’s narrowed down to ordinary household objects. Yep… everything on this list was done by yours truly…man I’m cheap…I mean creative. Anyway, I hope you enjoy this reference list […]

Paint Color Sample Bookmarks

by Dinah Wulf
Paint Sample Bookmarks (6)

I was so excited to try the LabelWorks Printable Ribbon Kit by Epson. When I opened the package I knew right away that I wanted to make a Teacher Appreciation gift for Mia’s Preschool teachers. In less than fifteen minutes I was able to make several upcycled paint color sample bookmarks! You only need a […]

Mini Plastic Cup DIY Easter Baskets

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Mini Easter Baskets

I have to say, these mini plastic cup DIY Easter baskets are one of my most favorite Easter crafts I have done so far! I used the infamous red Solo cups that were left over from an event that I had at my Couples Olympics party. Here is what you’ll need: One plastic cup basket […]

Dragonfly Clothespin Craft for Kids

by Dinah Wulf
Dragonfly Clothespin Craft for Kids

My daughter and I like a good clothespin craft.  We’ve made several different kinds before (tutorials to come). This time, we wanted to share a cute clothespin craft we made out of  fabric Duck Brand Tape and some Washi tape.  You can use them to decorate, embellish, or even just play with! I think they […]

Toilet Paper Roll Four Leaf Clover

by Dinah Wulf
Toilet Paper Roll Four Leaf Clover

I thought we should make ourselves a lucky charm for St. Patrick’s Day coming up, so we made our own lucky toilet paper roll four leaf clover. I got this idea when we made our toilet paper roll hearts for Valentine’s Day. This came by accident when I had randomly saw my Valentines hearts in […]

Candy Filled Leprechaun Hat Craft

by Dinah Wulf
Candy Filled Leprechaun Hat Craft

This post, Candy Filled Leprechaun Hat Craft, was a tutorial I did for my other blog that I am officially saying farewell to. It was a lot of fun, but I quickly found out that it was more work than I can handle maintaining two blogs. What was I thinking? So, slowly I will be […]

Repurposed Bed Springs and Chair Springs

by Dinah Wulf
Repurposed Bed Spring Ideas

I have been on a roll with the antique and flea market shopping lately. I recently shared some flea market style ideas and some repurposed lighting ideas inspired by these shopping trips. Well, the other day I posted a picture of the bedsprings I bought at the flea market on Instagram and Facebook. I tried […]

Santa Stop Here DIY Outdoor Sign

by Dinah Wulf
Santa Stop Here Sign (8)

I am proud to be a 3M sponsored blogger, and, as part of my responsibilities, I get the opportunity to evaluate ScotchBlue™ Painter’s Tape . Opinions are my own and additional products used in the project were selected by me. The other day I found a shelf that my friend was about to throw away. […]

Upcycled Gift Wrapping Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
Upcycled Gift Wrapping Ideas

I’m a big promoter of upcycling trash to treasure. This time of year (any time, really) is a great time to reduce, reuse, and upcycle trash into something new, useful, and beautiful. A simple way to do that this holiday season is through gift wrapping. I’m no stranger to doing this, so I have a […]

DIY Repurposed Gift Card Holder

by Dinah Wulf
Brown Paper Bag Turned Chic Gift Card Holder (650x584)

Thank you to J. Jill for sponsoring this post and giveaway, DIY Repurposed Gift Card Holder. All opinions are 100% my own. I am so excited to a) show you how to make a DIY gift card holder out of a brown paper bag, and b) give one lucky winner this DIY gift card holder […]

DIY Christmas Card Display

by Dinah Wulf
Christmas Card Display with Chicken Wire (1)

  This article, DIY Christmas Card Display, is sponsored by Pear Tree Greetings. All opinions are 100% my own. Lucky for me, this year I was able to design my custom Christmas cards with Pear Tree Greetings. There were SO many choices for holiday photo cards I couldn’t decide. Their personalization process made it so […]

Recycled Can and Mason Jar Vases

by Dinah Wulf
Mason Jar and tin can centerpiece with pink and green fresh flowers.

I originally shared this idea on my friend’s blog, A Fabulous Fete, and thought I’d share it with you today! I don’t know about you but I am always saving spaghetti sauce jars. I’ll even take this a step further and admit to you that I buy spaghetti sauce based on the jar and not […]

Toilet Paper Roll Gift Wrapping

by Dinah Wulf
Toilet Paper Roll Gift Wrapping (5)

If you have been following along both of my blogs, this one and Inheriting Our Planet, you may have noticed all the posts I have been writing about my amazing trip to Villa del Palmar at The Islands of Loreto in Mexico! Of COURSE I had to bring home a few souvenirs from my trip. […]

Camping Ideas and Tips

by Dinah Wulf
Camping Ideas and Tips (650x542)

Happy Friday! With summertime well underway, I thought I’d put together a list of helpful checklists, camping ideas and tips, DIY hacks and ideas, games, crafts, and tasty treats from some fabulous fellow Bloggers. Here we go!   Check Lists and Camping Tips: Checklists, tips, and tricks to help prepare you for a successful and […]

Recycled Vintage Jewelry Inspiration

by Dinah Wulf
Recycled Vintage Jewelry Inspiration

I love going to vintage flea markets. I am so attracted to the booths with vintage jewelry and embellishments. In the past I have attempted to upcycle my own jewelry but for some reason, I am horrible at it! My pieces always fall apart.  I really should take a class. This, however, doesn’t stop me […]

Gold and Glittered Mason Jar Centerpiece

by Dinah Wulf
gold and glitter mason jars (1)

I have done so many Mason Jar Crafts over the years.  This time, I wanted to try out some new Krylon glitter blast spray paint that I got.  I decided to make a Gold and Glittered Mason Jar Centerpiece. It turned out beautifully and I only needed a few materials to get the job done. […]

Father’s Day Gift Wrapping and Printable

by Dinah Wulf
eco-friendly father's day gift wrapping

Did you know that a 5X7 frame fits perfectly in a Cheez-It’s box? Me neither until now! I, of course, am too cheap to buy gift wrapping boxes.  As you can see here and here and here… oh and here! Man I am thrifty! With Father’s Day around the corner, I thought I’d do a […]