I found a bag of old wooden spools in my grandmother’s sewing box. All the beautiful thread looked like a treasure chest of color. It gave me an idea to revive these necessities of the past and give them a new purpose. Let me show you how to take an old spool and turn it […]
I confess: I’m not craftsperson. I am in awe of the folks who spend hours cultivating an art. I am a rather inept practitioner of many a crafting art, and I am a dabbler. This summer, I have signed up for a blacksmithing course because I love the idea of pounding hot metal into shapes. […]
Love to recycle glass jars? I know I am addicted to jars, and love to turn them into unique containers, gifts and vases. Use this super easy trick to remove the labels and get them sparkling clean!
Oh how I love bed sheets. I’ve used them as light filtering shades in the windows on super hot days. I made curtains for my son’s room. I’ve even recovered an old chair with upcycled bed sheets. This got me thinking about all the ways you could repurpose or upcycle an old bed sheet.
Lined curtains are an easy way to dress up any room while keeping out a cold winter draft. This simple tutorial is perfect for everyone from beginner to advanced. No fancy supplies or expensive machine needed to produce these professional, heavy duty curtains.
Want more time for friends, family and faith in November and December? Start your DIY Christmas gifts now with these ideas from some of the best blog posts found!