• DIY Christmas

    $1 Apron Transformed into Red Truck Christmas Decor

    This Dollar General Apron was only $1.00! I wasn’t a fan of it as an apron, but I just loved the truck on it and knew I wanted to turn it into something cute for my home. Read on to see how you too can transform one into a decorative wall/door hanging. Remember to click on the link for the full video tutorial at the bottom of this page. This is what you will need. $1.00 Apron from Dollar General, truck design 9 Paint stir sticks Paint, red, black, creamy white Ribbon Bell (optional) Pine sprig or mini pine tree (optional) twine Scissors Hot glue and glue sticks The first…

  • 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 Tips and Tricks

    Faux Galvanized Metal Cutouts

    I am obsessed with anything galvanized metal! I love everything about it. The problem is I can’t always find it in the shapes or sizes I need. When working on a project I wanted a couple galvanized metal starts and didn’t have any! Running to the store wasn’t an option, so I got to thinking what else I could use to give me the same look? I came up with this fun, easy, inexpensive alternative! Don’t forget to watch the one minute video tutorial at the bottom of this post! Here is what you will need. Natural brown card stock FolkArt acrylic paint, 506 Silver Anniversary (previously called Metallic Silver…