Burlap Stenciled Placemats

How to make burlap stenciled placemats with tips for stenciling and crafting and caring for burlap. I love the rustic look of burlap and I wanted to try and make my own placemats. I decided to make th…

Tea Staining

A step by step guide on tea staining old clothes for Halloween costumes and other crafts. Fabric dying with tea leaf bags. Tea staining is a great technique for aging or antiquing clothing.  Nonethele…

Hollow Book Safe How To

How to Hollow Out a Book to Make a Secret Book Safe Arguably, “vintage” is anything 50 years or older while “antique” is considered anything that is 100 years or older.  The difference between the two…

4 Easy Paper Flower Tutorials

Four easy paper flower tutorials for your home décor, gift wrapping embellishments, or card making. I love making paper flowers.  I have my craft room stocked with colored and patterned paper, craft p…

How to Paint Metal

How to paint metal, a rusty metal gate makeover to boost curb appeal. My husband and I decided to tackle the simple weekend DIY project, painting our metal side gate.  It looked really worn and rusty …

DIY Felt Pizza Bookmark

This article, DIY Felt Pizza Bookmark, is sponsored by Fiskars. All opinions are 100% my own. How to make a no sew DIY Felt Pizza Bookmark for a back to school kid’s craft. Today I am celebrating the …

Easy Coffee Filter Paper Flowers

How to make easy coffee filter paper flowers plus how to color coffee filters. Ever since I purchase a reusable plastic coffee filter, I have had extra paper coffee filters in my cupboard.   I took th…