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 …

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…

Best of DIY Inspired 2014

Happy New Year! Wow! What a great year. I can’t believe we are officially in 2015…yikes! Just as in 2013 and 2012, I wanted to reflect back to this past year and put together a best of DIY Inspired 20…

DIY Playroom Wall Art

Thank you to Pear Tree Greetings for sponsoring this post, DIY Playroom Wall Art. All opinions are 100% my own. OK, so I don’t really have a playroom, however I CAN say that my daughter and some toys …