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Crafts

Craft ideas and tutorials for home decor, gifts, parties, and more.

Recycled Magazine Bowl

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 maga…

Paper Flower Magnets

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 M…

DIY Door Hanger

Do Not Disturb! One of my best friends asked me if I would make her a door hanger for her office.  I love when my friends ask me to do little projects because a) it’s an opportunity for a blog post, b…

Candy Mason Jar

Yet another recycled Mason jar project here! I saw this DIY project on the Nate Show last week and I’ve been dying to try it! I recently made these frosted Mason jar tea light holders and I had a few …

30 DIY Gift Ideas

Click on the link for DIY inspiration and tutorials for these 30 DIY gift ideas. All of them are clever, creative, and won’t break the bank.  Only have ten minutes to make your gift? Scroll all …

Coffee Filter Wreath

So I bought six feet of plumbing insulation tube at Home Depot to make this wreath out of antique book pages.  The project only needed thirty six inches, so I had enough to make a second wreath. I had…

Scrabble Christmas Ornaments

  So I made this Scrabble art for my guest room and had some left over tiles. After playing around with some words, and with the holidays coming up, I decided to make these Scrabble Christmas orn…

Paint Stick Crafts

If you know me (or read this blog) you know what a cheapskate I am…I mean “budget conscious”.  So naturally, anytime I find a craft material I can get for FREE, I’ll find SOMETHING to do with it. Anyt…

Book Page Bow

How to Make a Book Page Bow out of Pages from a Damaged Book I love being creative with recycled book pages and magazines.  They are beautiful on their own, but when you can create something and upcyc…

DIY Apothecary Jars

I love the look of apothecary jars.  They 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 …

Recycled Book Page Flowers

I have done so many recycled book page projects including wreaths to magnets and other embellishments!  This one is one of my favorite.  I saw these paper flowers in a Better Homes and Gardens magazin…

Book Page Wreath

I’ve been looking for the perfect book page wreath to make because I have a damaged antique book with beautiful gold leafed pages.  The book is a book of poems by Keats, however it is falling apart an…

Crafting With Toilet Paper Rolls

Today, November 15th, is the 13th annual America Recycles Day! What better way to celebrate than to get some craft inspiration for recycling something EVERY American family has in their home? I have b…