March 3, 2015
Learn how to transform plain cork boards into a fun inspiration boards using gold vinyl and paint.
Learn how to transform plain cork boards into a fun inspiration boards using gold vinyl and paint.
Learn how to transform an Ikea Kallax or Expedit bookcase into a mid-century inspired sideboard table.
Make Valentine’s Day extra special and paint a set of store-bought napkins. No painting or sewing skills required to make these cute XO cloth napkins!
The put-a-heart-on-everything trend continues today with these conversation heart treat bags. They are such a fun, simple DIY that really takes your Valentine’s Day candy giving to the next level.
I created these fun glasses that would be at home at any baby shower, no matter the gender or theme. They would also be perfect for Valentine’s Day!
11 bloggers were challenged to create something using the same basic holiday craft supplies. Take a look at what I created and learn how to make your own paint dipped ornaments.
Decorate your Thanksgiving table with these unique, do-it-yourself clipboard placecards. The bottom portion is painted with chalkboard paint and is the perfect place forwriting each of your guest’s names.
Today we’re heading to Atlanta for the weekend for my brother’s wedding. It going to be a fun wedding, with lots of pretty details, so be sure to follow my weekend adventure on Instagram. In the meantime, here are some of my favorite links from this week. 1. The fall OhJoy! collection arrive at Target … Read Links to Love
A couple weeks ago I spotted this Kate Spade tablecloth and just loved it so much. I mean, polka dots are kinda a neutral, right? I created the polka dot pattern by dipping the eraser end of a new pencil in craft paint. So easy!
I just love projects that are really easy and have a big impact and this is exactly one of those projects. In just a few minutes (plus drying time) you can have your own set of gorgeous gold dipped mini spoons.
When I created the paint dipped vases for our pink and orange party, I really didn’t want to actually dip them in paint because that I thought they were just so cute that I knew I could find another use them. The results of my vase repurpose are these white scalloped storage jars that are equally perfect for storing office supplies as they are fresh flowers.
Everyone’s favorite design was the oranges with the mod flower blossoms so I decided to share the pattern with you so you can create your own collage at home.
If you have a growing collection of paint stir sticks in your garage, dust them off and create this wood table runner. And if you don’t have any, run to the home improvement store and grab a ton of them. And if you’re afraid of people looking at you weird, you can make a couple … Read Paint Stir Stick Table Runner
Every year I vow to host a Kentucky Derby party and every year it passes without my fabulous Derby bash. So though I sadly won’t be hosting a party tomorrow, I will be mixing up a mint julep for myself after I ride tomorrow and of course watch the race. If you’re hosting a party … Read Links to Love
Learn how easy it is to add some green to your home with these fun spotted painted terra cotta pots!
Make your Easter extra special by creating this simple turf backdrop that’s perfect for buffets and photo booths. Dress up your table with these gold spray painted PVC pipe vases and these easy to make butternut squash and kale frittata.
Get ready for spring gardening by creating your own set of stylish paint dipped garden hand tools.
Get your garden ready for spring and create some clay stamped garden markers! This video tutorial show you how to make garden markers that are perfect for identifying your plants and for gift giving.
When we were in Austin last weekend I stopped by Stitch Lab and picked up some bright floral fabric. I just couldn’t wait to sew up something so I started with this bright pixelated floral print. Since it’s a knit polyester and I had just less than two yards I decided to sew up a maxi … Read DIY Maxi Skirt
See my version of Sew Caroline’s wearable maxi dress pattern, the out and about dress!
Learn how to make your own mid-century modern inspired gold sunburst mirror for less than $40 in this video tutorial.
Great last minute Valentine’s Day ideas including DIY wall art, valentines and free wallpapers.
Get inspired to make a felt heart headband, an oilcloth cosmetic bag, or thank you treats!
Sharing my favorite links from this week including these polka dot champagne flutes, this leather loop cutting board, and these adorable polka dot heels.
Links to love from this week: skillet butternut squash pasta, a DIY washi tape honeycomb wall decal, and a gorgeous folding chair makeover.
Looking for something new to do this weekend? Try one of these fabulous DIY ideas or recipes!
Learn how to use craft paint to create these super simple DIY paint filled ornaments.
Use thumbtacks and a styrofoam ball to create stylish Christmas ornaments.
These DIY painted wood bead necklaces are so easy to make and make great gifts!
Update a traditional boxwood wreath with gold leaf wooden circles for a festive look that works for all holidays.
Use paint stir sticks to create a modern house number sign.
Love sriracha? Then create your own sriracha Halloween costume using the free Silhouette shirt design.
Make your own festive trick or treat bags with this free Silhouette template that includes both designs!
Learn to make your own modern, gold metallic glassware.
Get ready for fall and make a chai cocktail, a straight pin decorated pumpkin and a gauze fringe garland.
Learn to make a scalloped pumpkin using tissue paper!
Perfect weekend project: caramel apple cider, printable Halloween candy bar labels and a fabric wrapped bench.
Links to love including a cake doughnut recipe, a printable hooray banner, and a stamped apple tea towel tutorial.
Learn how to transform a metal chicken feeder into a succulent planter.
Learn how to transform a boring clipboard by covering it with fabric.
Learn how to make blanket stitched cloth dinner napkins.
Learn how to make glitter mason jar votives.
Create a custom Scrabble inspired banner with the free printable Scrabble tile banner letters.
Make simple wedding centerpieces using blue mason jars and gold polka printed burlap.
Use washi tape to create pretty garden markers.
Learn how to transform an Ikea Malm side table into a two tone mid-century modern piece.
Learn how to transform an Ikea Malm dresser into a two tone mid-century modern piece using Overlays.
Learn to make color blocked garden markers.
Learn how update a plain wooden planter using tissue paper and Mod Podge.
Learn how to make a unique photo booth backdrop using white and metallic paper doilies.
Get some Easter egg decorating inspiration with these great egg decorating techniques.
Learn how to make rose gold cork platemats.
Learn how to make a mouse pad using cork and craft paint.
Say “Happy Valentines Day” with these heart shaped printable valentines cards.
Learn how to make gold glitter heart coasters.
My favorite DIY posts of 2012.
Host a holiday themed craft party and make simple burlap wreaths.
Learn how to use a brown paper bag to create a gift basket.
Gift a bottle of wine with these free printable wine gift tags and labels.
Learn how to use washi tape to make a festive birthday card.
Learn how to make a simple fall garland using felt and baker’s twine.
Rather than carve a pumpkin, try one of these easy no-carve decorating ideas this Halloween.
Learn how to create a custom painted doormat.
Learn how to create neon dipped wooden kitchen utensils.
Gift this DIY citrus herb salt with printable gift tags to your foodie friends this holiday.
Gift your friends handmade chalkboard dipped wine and beer glasses this holiday season.
Give your friends with a green thumb a set of handmade chalkboard garden markers this holiday season.
Learn how to make a basket out of a paper plate in this video tutorial.
Learn how to create your own wall art using washi tape.
Create your own custom toothpick toppers with this free template.
Learn how to make a basket out of a paper plate in this video tutorial.
Use washi tape to make cupcake flags.
Today is food Friday! Here is a cute way to wrap up sweets for your valentine. Cut out small hearts (I used a heart punch) out of red or pink paper. Use clear tape to adhere them onto a sheet of wax paper. Place another sheet of wax paper on top and them use it … Read Valentine Dessert Gift Packing
A couple of weeks ago I showed you my Etsy round-up of yarn wreaths. I was inspired by all the cute wreaths that I decided to give it a try and make my own. Before I got started I searched for a tutorial on how to make felt roses. I stumbled upon this amazing tutorial … Read My DIY Yarn and Felt Holiday Wreaths
I had such a great response about the last diy backdrop I made a couple of weeks ago that I decided to make another one! This one is even easier and faster to make. I used unbleached cotton muslin, however, you could use a printed or dyed fabric to make this banner. This backdrop would … Read DIY Fabric Wedding Banner Backdrop
Today’s post features a sweet banner that would be the perfect way to communicate an endearing statement. I can image this hanging between trees in a rustic barn wedding, or behind a dessert table. It would also be a cute happy birthday or Mother’s Day banner. All you need is a few supplies and just … Read DIY Doily Just Married Banner
Use up some fabric scraps to create this fun headband. No advanced sewing skills required!
Add polka dots to any flat surface—including a door! This is a great way to add some charm to rentals and dorm rooms too.
Decorate your home for Valentine’s Day with these adorable XO and heart flag banners.
This project can be done in about an hour and makes it so easy to create something that looks high end and not so handmade. Win, win, right?
I have exciting news to share today! This very post is officially my 1000th post! Can you believe it? I sure can’t!
Ok, so I may have an obsession with scallops. And when they are gold, they have me swooning. I dreamt up creating cloth napkins with gold scalloped edges quite some time ago and finally gave it a try.
Looking for a fun weekend project? Why not paint your front door a bright color, make easy outdoor wall art or craft your own unique mouse pad!
This week there were so many great projects across the web, but here a few of favorites I just had to share.
Happy August and happy Friday! This week’s featured links all have something in common, can you guess what it is? Brightly colored paint!
While I was picking up a few office supplies last week I stumbled upon these clear vinyl pencil pouches for $1 each. And even though I’m not going back to school next month I thought they would be perfect for storing all sorts of supplies.
Some of my favorite links from this week have a similar theme: bright paint. A little paint goes a long way and these simple DIYs are all proof! All you need in a a pretty palette and you have an instant transformation.
Since Father’s Day is this Sunday, I wanted to share some of my favorite Father’s Day projects I’ve created over the past couple of years. All of these projects include free printables or templates to help make your dad or husband’s day extra special.
Today I’m back on the blog after yesterdays one-day hiatus. Things have been so busy around here as I get everything together for my trip next week. My mom and I are heading to Georgia on Monday morning to spend a week horseback riding at a farm and bed and breakfast. It’s become our annual … Read Links to Love
Ever since painting our doors bright turquoise last spring, I’ve felt the need to update our door decor. So I decided to make some new decor for the door, but instead of a traditional round wreath I made a hanging moss covered monogram letter.
Use your Silhouette Cameo or Portrait to create these mod floral stamped tea towels. The stamps can also be used to create your own gift wrap or stationery. The tutorial includes the free download of the mod flowers.
Looking for a fun weekend project? How about making some express, almond and dark chocolate pudding cups for a sweet treat! Or make a gold leaf clock or some unique wall art for your home!
Learn how to create adorable gold glitter heart tote bags! They make great bridesmaid gifts!
Learn how to dress up your table with this DIY duct tape table runner tutorial.
Check out the top I sewed using the Grainline Studio Scout Woven Tee pattern and Cloud 9 fabric.
Learn how to make a gold polka dot umbrella, a peg board jewelry organizer, and concrete earrings in this week’s edition of Links to Love.
Sharing my favorite projects from this week including this DIY turban headband, these pom pom and leather tags, and this easy mailbox makeover.
Show a little love for your home state and learn how to make your own state art!
Create an accordion envelope folder that holds printable love coupons for your valentine.
Need a quick hostess gift? Grab 2 of your favorite bottles of wine and some fabric to create this Japanese style bottle wrap.
Dress up any outfit with an adorable pom pom hair clip! Learn how to make your own hair accessories with this simple tutorial.
Here are my 5 most popular DIY project posts of 2013!
My favorite links from this week: cinnamon infused hot chocolate, balsa wood diamond ornaments, and a DIY washi tape dispenser.
It’s not too late to add a DIY touch to your Thanksgiving meal! Try ones of these simple recipes or projects to personalize your turkey day.
Bring your friends and join us for an evening of creating, snacks and sips at Meet + Make at West Elm Orlando and Jacksonville.
Links to love featuring DIY oyster salt cellars, felt feather place card picks, and Hunger
My favorite finds from across the web including DIY animal memo holders, gold leaf wood bowls and glittered pumpkins.
Today I’m taking a break from all things Halloween and sharing a tutorial on how to master applying gold leaf—on light switch covers. If you follow me on Instagram, you saw my failed first attempt at using gold leaf. I used loose gold leaf sheets (first mistake) and Mod Podge (second, bigger mistake) and the … Read DIY Gold Leaf Light Switch Cover
Learn how to transform lunch size paper bags into a festive bunting using washi tape.
Learn how to use coffee filters to make a festive fall wreath.
Learn to make simple fall decor by wrapping washi tape around twigs.
Learn to make a modern fall table runner using a pop-up stamp.
Learn how to transform a melamine bowl into a modern bird feeder.
Learn to make your own edge painted business cards with this simple tutorial.
Learn how to make Anthropologie inspired painted cloth napkins.
Learn how to make Anthropologie inspired pom pom push pins.
Learn how to create gold polka dot walls using adhesive vinyl.
It probably comes as no surprises that when I found a wooden crate in my closet that I purchased months ago, the first thing that came to mind was to cover it with chalkboard paint. So after covering it with a few coats of paint, I decided that this little crate that I bought at … Read Chalkboard Crate 3 Ways
Learn how use washi tape and paper bags to create a simple paper bag garland.
Learn to make DIY metal lanterns using a few supplies from the home improvement store.
Learn to make a faux bois “We <3 Dad” banner for Father’s Day.
Learn how to transform an Ikea Malm dresser into a two tone mid-century modern piece using Overlays.
Use a Silhouette to create custom bar bottle labels.
Learn to make a tissue paper fringed utensil pocket that’s perfect for a summer fiesta.
Learn how to create colorful hair pins using spray paint.
Learn how to make freezer paper stencils and make decorative pillow covers.
Learn how to transform a brown paper lunch bag into a glittery Easter basket.
Learn how to make a colorful bauble necklace.
Learn how to reuse glass jars to create Anthropologie inspired chalkboard spice jars.
Learn how to make chalkboard drink stirs that double as drink labels.
Learn how to make gold glitter heart clips that are perfect for decorating Valentine’s Day gifts and garlands.
Learn how to make the perfect bow out of fabric.
Learn how to make your own gift wrap using household items such as bubble wrap and pencils.
Great DIY gift ideas.
Learn how to make a retro inspired silver tinsel wreath.
Free modern geometric Thanksgiving printables.
Welcome new neighbors to town with these free printable welcome gift tags and local favorites cards.
Learn how to serve party-ready ice cream by making ice cream scoops on a stick.
Never accidentally put something in the dryer again with this handy washing machine decal and dry erase list.
Learn how to make your own accordion folded envelope to hold the free printable Valentine’s Day love coupons.
Gift your friends a handmade chalkboard frame this holiday.
Gift your friends a handmade felt tissue case this holiday season.
Learn how to create ombre painted pumpkins in this video tutorial.
Hosting a bridal shower? Create your own vintage inspired invitations with this free template.
Make your own toothpick toppers with this customizable template.
Here are some details from our birthday party including our menu and some of the DIY decorations I made.
Learn how to make a custom upholstered headboard.
Create a cookie bar at your wedding with these free printable cookie jar labels.
Want to give your valentine a thoughtful, homemade gift? Or maybe you agreed that you wouldn’t spend anything this holiday? Here’s the perfect gift – love coupons! These little handmade giftcards give your valentine everything from a weekend away to a dinner and a movie. And the best part? They will love that you made … Read DIY Valentine’s Day Love Coupons
Starting to wrap gifts for your friends and family? Here are some cute gift tags that you can make yourself. All you need to do is download the template below and print them out on any color card stock. Enjoy! Free DIY Gift Tag Template
Cooler evenings are approaching and so is Halloween. Whenever we carve pumpkins the warm humid Florida air makes them rot within one week. So this year, I wanted to decorate our poumpkins a little differently so we can enjoy them longer. Real Simple had a great suggestion, using washi tape to decorate the pumpkins. I … Read No Carve Washi Tape Pumpkins
Today I have an an extra special post for you. A couple weeks ago Shannon of SNS photography and I did a vintage, handmade wedding shoot. We had tons of fun styling and creating all the little handmade details. We were also lucky enough to have Jamie of Work Your Closet and her husband as our … Read Vintage Wedding – How to Make Cupcake Wraps
For those of you who are longing for spring time and warmer temperatures, here’s a fun, bright tutorial that will add a bit of spring color to your wardrobe!
I dressed up my pink sofa with these easy to sew throw pillows covers and used my Silhouette to cut the gold pleather appliqués. So simple and so cute!
Love this quote? Download the cut files to make your own. If you want to skip the DIY you can purchase an original or an art print!
These toppers are perfect for an extra special Valentine’s Day cake or would be oh-so-adorable on a wedding cake!
Today I’m sharing our kitchen update and how we’re in the process of transforming our old kitchen with a little—ok, a lot—of elbow grease.
So it may not quite be wedding season yet, but if you’re engaged, it’s wedding registry season! And if you’re like Kevin and I, Target will become your go to place for everything home. Learn how to make this monogram cork board and make your home a little more you!
As if Tiffany Blue wasn’t pretty enough, just pair it with a soft blush pink and a bright persimmon for the perfect color palette.
I’ve always loved the look of bubble umbrellas so I got one and customized it with a little gold adhesive vinyl and my Silhouette Cameo. Because everything looks better with a bit of gold on it, right?
I’m so ready for the weekend! But rather than working on home projects and working, I much rather be going on a picnic with these goods.
If you have some free time this weekend, you’ll definitely want to try one (or all) of these projects and recipes.
What’s better than party decor that you can use again and again, right? So today I wanted to show you exactly how I made the paint dipped, color blocked vases.
If you need to savor spring’s flowers a little bit longer, here are some fun links to help you do just that.
If you’re looking for a fun weekend project, here are my favorite finds from this week.
Looking for a fun and simple weekend project? Try one of these DIYs or recipes this weekend.
Even beginners can sew up this tiny pocket tank (pattern by Grainline Studio). It will become a staple in your closet this spring and summer!
Make your own spring accessories and give these fabric wrapped bangles a try. This video tutorial will show you just how easy they are to make!
Make a hanging copper pot perfect for succulents, or sew a tank dress, or even host a grilled cheese party this weekend!
Get ready for spring and try one of these fun DIYs: make homemade vanilla ice cream, transform a thrifted vase into an adorable planter for succulents, or make some fun letter clips!
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Use a Silhouette Cameo or a Cricut Explore to create a dog treat jar label.
Check out the wear-everywhere dress I made using Sew Caroline’s Out and About dress pattern.
Learn now to transform an old frame using spray paint and create simple art using gold leaf.
I’m heading to Alt Summit this week and was running low on my gold edge business cards so I needed to make some more. I ended up going with Moo luxe mini cards for a slight variation to my gold cards. I have to admit, that I have since dreamt (really) that my cards were … Read DIY Colored Edge Business Cards
Sew up these simple His and Hers pillows for a sweet gift this Valentine’s Day.
I’m trying to make 2014 the best year ever and would love your feedback! The survey should only take a couple minutes to complete.
Make these glitter feather gift tags for the perfect finishing touch to all your gifts!
Every year I try and make a new garland for our Christmas tree. It’s a simple DIY project that spruces up the tree without spending a ton on new ornaments. Last year I created this sewn paper triangle garland which I just adored. Since I’m a big fan of paper, I decided to also make this … Read Streamer Flag Christmas Tree Garland
Add a modern, festive touch to cupcakes or just about any food this Thanksgiving with these free printable toothpick toppers.
I’m taking a break from all the Thanksgiving stuff to share some fun DIYs to try from this past week. Even though these ideas don’t all scream “Thanksgiving” I think some of them would make the perfect addition to your turkey day—which is in less than two weeks. 1. These geometric stenciled tea towels would … Read Links to Love
Make a glittered paper feather garland for the holidays or anytime!
Halloween is almost here! There’s still time to craft or cook up tricks and treats!
This week seemed to fly by, didn’t it? This weekend I’ll be working a lot since we’re heading to Asheville next weekend (yay!). But if I find some time, I’d love to make (or cook) one of these things! 1. These printable cloud cards would be perfect for as a “just because” note or on … Read Links to Love
Great Halloween and fall inspiration from across the web.
Decorate pumpkins with ribbon, spray painted thumbtacks, and glittered plastic spiders this Halloween.
Use a Silhouette cutting machine to create an ombre trick or treat pumpkin.
Learn to make a modern paint dipped candle centerpiece.
Learn to make a double sided rustic wood photo backdrop with this simple tutorial.
Learn how to transform a paint can into a magnetic calendar pencil cup.
Learn how to make a chevron clutch purse out of duct tape.
Learn how to make glitter shoe clips in any shape!
This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group and Home Depot & Rubbermaid, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #AllAccessOrganizers http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO. Our garage goes through cycles. Sometimes it’s super tidy but more often than not it’s really messy and cluttered. Does that happen to you too (I’m … Read Garage Organization with Rubbermaid
Learn how to make a Kate Spade Saturday inspired knotted necklace out of colorful parachute cord.
Learn how to make your own neon painted cork coasters.
Learn to transformed a blue mason jar into glitter votive.
Learn how to make a colorful jewelry organizer using duct tape.
Learn how to transform regular sticks into floral branches with this easy West Elm inspired tutorial.
Learn how to transform an old coffee or cookie tin into a succulent planter that makes a perfect Mother’s Day gift.
Learn how to transform a plain headband using washi tape.
Learn how to make instant party decor using colored office labels.
Learn how to make a simple, moss covered spring wreath.
Learn how to make your own festive St. Patrick’s day coasters using cork and craft paint.
Use a Silhouette to make festive St. Patrick’s Day glassware.
Here are some of my favorite Valentine’s Day DIY projects.
Learn how to make your own puzzle with this free printable template.
Learn how to make the perfect ribbon bow.
Learn how to make pom pom topped toothpicks.
Learn how to make a beanie out of an old sweater.
Learn how to make a simple, sewn paper triangle Christmas tree garland.
Learn how to make leaf shaped straw flags that double as place cards.
Learn how to create modern fall decor by painting twigs.
Learn how to make an Alice in Wonderland inspired wreath using playing cards.
Learn how to dress up plain terra-cotta pots with some craft paint and dot stickers.
Learn how to repurpose metal cans with some washi tape and spray paint.
Learn how to transform cupcakes into hamburgers and sugar cookies into French fries.
Gift your friends a hand stenciled monogram tea towel this holiday season.
Learn how to update solid colored candles with washi tape.
Learn how to create cute package Halloween candy in this video tutorial.
Learn how to update an old suitcase with fabric and some Mod Podge.
Learn how to make a rose using a strip of fabric.
Learn how to make a felt rose grapevine wreath that is perfect year round.
Learn how to make custom straw flags with this easy to use template.
Learn how to make a fresh floral wreath.
This weekend I hosted my first “crafternoon.” It was a blast! We drank sangria and made Valentines. I now plan on hosting these once a month. They are a great way to make new friends, catch up with old ones, and of course craft! I made this spinach artichoke dip and served it with raw … Read Valentine’s Day Crafternoon Party
Update 10/27/11 :: I made a video tutorial for this DIY. Check it out! Want an easy way to dress up your Halloween candy? Here’s a Halloween craft that anyone can do! With just a few supplies you can make cute, festive treat bags. 1. You will need: • Candy • Clear candy bags (I … Read DIY Trick or Treat Candy Bag
Today’s wedding post is something that has been in my head of quite some time. I’m so excited to finally share it with you! A lot of weddings now feature a photo booth or an area where guests can take fun photos of themselves. Most backdrops I’ve seen are simply fabric draped in the background. … Read DIY Doily Wedding Backdrop Banner
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! You still have time to make a sweet, handmade card for your friends and family. I put together a little printable and video to guide you though the process. Here is the valentine printable you will need and below is the video with instructions. You will need to … Read Make Your Own Valentines