• DIY Christmas,  DIY for Your Home,  Home Decor,  Uncategorized

    The ultimate last minute Amazon shopping list for the crafter in your life!

    We all have those last minute gift buyers in your life! Well, I’m here to help you if you are struggling to find the perfect gift for the crafter or DIY lover in your life. If your the crafter, share this to your loved ones who never know what to get you. This post includes referral links to help you find the exact items I’m telling you about. Simply click on the tan words and it will take you over to Amazon to see all the details of each item. My first must have item is a good hot glue gun. I have this one, the Surebonder CL-800F 60-Watt Cordless…

  • DIY Christmas,  DIY for Your Home

    Rustic Construction Shim Christmas Tree Duo, $1.96 DIY

    Can you believe this Christmas Tree was made out of construction shims! Costing only $1.96!! I used two packs of shims for this Christmas Tree Duo. Each package was only 98 cents! Run to your local hardware store and grab a couple packs so you can make this beautiful set of trees too! Watch the full video tutorial at the bottom of this page. Here’s what you will need. 2 Packages of Construction Shims, (12 pack) Stain Saw E6000 Bonding Glue Hot glue gun and glue sticks natural brown card stock and FolkArt Anniversary Silver for star (optional) You will start by gluing two shims together, wide ends together and…

  • DIY for Your Home

    Rustic Pine Cone Flower Art

    Pine cones, pine cones everywhere! Let’s put those pine cones to good use and make this adorable pine cone flower art! I think almost every crafter has a bag, basket or box of pine cones sitting in their craft storage. If not, that’s OK, every craft supply store sells them. I got mine at Michael’s craft store on sale for about $3.00 for a whole bag. I have plenty for my project and a lot left over to make more pine cone creations. Remember to check out the full video tutorial at the bottom of this page. This is what is needed for this craft. 6-8 Pine cones Twigs about…

  • DIY Fall Docor,  DIY for Your Home

    No Sew – Burlap Pumpkin Wall/Door Hanging (Free Printable Template)

    You can’t beat the fall cuteness that comes with this burlap pumpkin! I just love the way this turned out! It was originally going to be for my front door, but I decided I liked it hanging on my chalkboard wall with my gather sign, so there she hangs. Others have suggested you can just as cutely place it on a bench or chair as a decorative pillow! I think that is a great idea too! This is what you will need to make a cute burlap pumpkin! Burlap Fiber fill Ribbon Dark brown burlap ribbon (Dollar Tree – optional) Twine or thick string of any kind Card stock paper,…

  • DIY Fall Docor,  DIY for Your Home

    Wine Cork Pumpkin

    Grab a glass of wine and all those extra wine corks you have laying around the house and lets make a Wine Cork Pumpkin! Don’t have enough wine corks? Not a problem! Ask your friends and family to save them for you, but if they can’t or don’t… You can get wine corks at your local craft store!! Don’t forget to grab your coupons, you should never pay full price for things like this at the craft store! This is what you will need. Wine corks (37 for a large pumpkin, 19 for a small pumpkin) Orange acrylic paint Raffia (or other bow making material) Decorative fall leaves (or fabric…

  • DIY for Your Home

    Twine Tassel

    Tassels are the perfect complement to any garland! I just adore this super simple twine tassel! I used twine, but the same instructions can be used for ribbon, yarn, rope, whatever you may have on hand. You can also watch the video tutorial by clicking on the link at the bottom of the page. Here is a list of what you will need. Twine ribbon (optional) Hot glue and glue sticks scissors No really, that’s it! Like I said, its super simple! First you will loop your twine back and forth to create 5 loops each 6″ long. You can add more loops if you want a thicker tassel. If…

  • DIY for Your Home

    Fall Harvest Acorn Garland

    I am in love with the cuteness of this Fall Harvest Acorn Garland! This was a super simple craft that was made with things I already had around my house! If you can get your hands on some acorns, you totally have to make this too! Here’s the list of supplies I used. Acorns Ribbon Twine Hot glue gun and hot glue sticks First I went out to my back yard and collected some acorns from my yard. If you don’t have your own Oak Tree, maybe your neighbor will. I do suggest you ask before scavenging through their yard though. If your neighbor doesn’t have any, check your local…

  • DIY for Your Home

    Large Spaghetti Sauce Jar Luminary

    This beautiful fall luminary started with a simple large left over spaghetti Sauce jar! You can buy glass blocks made for this type of craft at any craft supply store as well, but that will run $10.00 – $12.00, I like free much better! First you will want to gather your supplies. Here is what I used. Large spaghetti jar, pickle jar or any other large jar you have. Battery Operated LED Light Strand Frosted glass spray paint, any brand will work Cream colored spray paint Dark orange acrylic paint Light orange acrylic paint Paint brush 1-2 different leaves, any shape leaf will work Wood Leaf Cutout, 39 cents at…