Bath Spa Gift Basket with Repurposed Soda Bottle Bubble Bath

I made a quick trip into the grocery store last week for just a few things. Somehow when I wasn’t looking, a bath spa gift jumped into my cart.

DIY Christmas Gifts | Snowballs for Sale Gift Can

When I realized how tight our budget needs to be this Christmas, I started feeling like Mr. Grinch, but rather than whine and feel grumpy, I decided to ask you all for your best DIY Christmas gifts that are really inexpensive or free to make. I know my readers are some of the thriftiest and most creative people around, so I’d love to hear about gifts you’ve made or gifts you’ve received that were your favorites. I’m all ears and can’t {Read More}

How to Create a Twinkling Potpourri Light

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc., and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone.  #LoveAmericanHome #cbias #CollectiveBias On Saturday I shared  a fall farmhouse table setting that featured jar candles (thank you all for the sweet comments!) and I promised to show how to repurpose the candle jar once the candle has been used up … … because if you’ve visited my blog for any length of time, you know I love repurposing  jars!

Grocery Store to Gorgeous Recycle Bin Projects

When your a crafty creative person who loves to make your own home decor, you can spend a small fortune on supplies , so I’m always thinking up cheap and free project ideas that keep my costs under control. With some creative thinking, a lot of the packaging our products from the grocery store come in can become beautiful home decor, and best of all, it doesn’t cost any extra money, since the packing comes with the food. Some of my {Read More}

Metal Pallet Repurposed into Wall Shelf

Whoever first said that patience is a virtue, clearly never had the coolest metal pallet sitting right in their own driveway, but they couldn’t use it! Let me back up a little… My husband brought it home months ago, but never mentioned it to me. It took awhile for me to even notice it was sitting there, because he had stacked a small mountain of wood pallets on it. Little by little, that mountain started getting smaller in size, as we used {Read More}

Toddler Overalls Wall Pocket

I don’t have a toddler or infant anymore, so I rarely look at the little kid’s clothing section of thrift stores, but the pickins’ were pretty slim last time I went in a thrift store, so I wandered over to see if maybe I’d get lucky and find some old wooden blocks, in that department before giving up and leaving empty-handed. I didn’t find any wooden blocks, but I spotted rack full of toddler jeans and overalls, and my mommy heart {Read More}

A Little Spring on a Drink Bottle

A Little Spring on a Drink Bottle Good morning everyone!  I don’t usually share my posts first thing in the morning, but I didn’t have the post finished yesterday, so I figured I would try being an early bird for once. 🙂  For those of you who are night owls like myself, don’t worry, I’ll be back to my evening posting schedule tonight. So, how’s the weather in your neck of the woods?  The end of February and all of March {Read More}

How to Repurpose Headboards

One of my favorite projects are repurposed headboards, because they are so easy to come by inexpensively at thrift stores, yard sales, and auctions, so  if you’ve ever wonded how to repurpose a cheap or free headboard, I’ve got lots of great ideas for you. There are so many great ways to repurpose them into something useful.  Some require only basic skills, and some more advanced wood-working abilities, but you’r sure to find one you’ll love! Let’s take a look at… How to {Read More}

Clutter Clean Up and a Coffee Station

Hey there, everyone!  During down time between our morning Christmas festivities yesterday, and going to the movie theater in the afternoon, I kicked back, relaxed, and caught up on reading all of the blog comments you all have left in the last few weeks.  November and December are such busy months, that I didn’t get to read every comment, and I thoroughly enjoyed catching up on them.  Thank you all so much for taking the time to leave them.  I do read each {Read More}

Watercolor Artwork with Old Calendars

Sometimes we get so used to the things in our house, that we don’t really see them anymore.  For example, I bought a calendar with beautiful watercolor artwork, but I’ve looked at it so many times this year, I rarely ever notice the illustrations anymore –  I’m just looking at the date boxes. But for whatever reason, today was different, and I really looked at it.  Suddenly I was in love with my pretty dollar store calendar again, and was annoyed with {Read More}

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