Recycled Map Drawer Makeover

How to Mod Podge a Drawer with a Recycled Map This is a project I did in 2013 for my craft room at the time.  It wasn’t complete when I recently published the craft room makeover reveal.  It needed a …

Glittered Candy Corn Mason Jar

How to Make a Glittered Candy Corn Mason Jar with Perfect Paint Lines Jars are one of my favorite things to upcycle because they are free, that is, if you buy the sauce. I have upcycled so many Mason …

Tissue Box Monster

Halloween Kid’s Craft: How to Make a Tissue Box Monster I was working in the lab late one night When my eyes beheld an eerie sight For my monster from his slab began to rise And suddenly to my s…

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…

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 …