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Give some old vintage forks a pretty colour-dipped make-over and use them as place card holders next time you entertain! I have inherited my great grandmother’s cutlery set and cherish it dearly. It is not a very expensive one and have seen better days but the shapes of the forks are wonderful and I love the rustic feel of the aged metal. Forks make the perfect name tag or place card holders on a table setting and look great if they are colour dipped for a fun element. Try this technique in a few easy steps with old or new forks to add a little fun on your Christmas table.
Hi, I'm Amber Oliver! I hope if you enjoy this project you'll also stop by my blog!Using unconventional materials is a fun way to create DIYs. I recently created a huge candy cane for our front yard using a big ol' piece of PVC pipe! For this project, I used a few items I picked up from the craft store (including a couple of terra cotta pots!). You'll need at least 3 pots, but you could possibly do more! The main thing is making sure they are different sizes, so you'll need at least a small, medium, and large pot to create your Christmas tree!
Last year I saw a beautiful pom pom wreath on their website and I remember wanting to make my own version of it for Christmas but I just didn’t have enough time. However this year I had put it in my agenda and came up with what I think was a simply a lovely version of a classic wreath... https://avantimorocha.com/
I love thrift store finds for a few reasons, not only do you get an item at a reduced cost from the original purchase price but you get the opportunity to be creative. You'll often find items that appeal to you in shape and size for your home yet the item might not match your decor. Such as was the case with these two odd finds, a blue tray and a pottery jug.
I had a beautiful slate tiled firepit on a metal stand. It had a shallow fire bowl that had a slate center insert that converted it to a coffee table when not being used for a fire. After 4 years of use, the fire bowl insert bottom rusted out. Replacement bowls in the same size were impossible to find. I considered just continuing to use the existing fire pit table as a coffee table only and buy a new fire pit. But then I came up with the idea of building a base for the table top. I removed the legs and used the beautiful slate top on top of a new cinder block base.
Convert your square fit pit into an outdoor table with a removable top. See the details here. http://www.infarrantlycreative.net/2012/07/outdoor-coffee-table.html. I used my Kreg Jig to build the top and then stained it and put a spar varnish over the top to protect it. This is perfect in the heat when we don't use our fire pit. I love when furniture has dual purposes!
The tutorial that I bring to you today is a very simple one, Dollar Tree Mirrored Centerpieces using Dollar Tree Mirrors. Going to the Dollar Tree is like an adventure, you get so many things with which we can create and make accessories to decorate either for our home, our office or for that activity you are planning and want to do at a low cost.On my last visit I bought some mirrors that its original use is to carry candles. I found them perfect for centerpieces so we went straight to the tutorial of these Dollar Tree Mirrored Centerpieces.
Four easy steps to turn that empty planter into a beautiful Christmas ornament display using easy to find Christmas decor items.
Anyone who's ever watched Fixer Upper or is familiar with Joanna Gaines' style knows how much of an impact a set of worn-out books can have. By simply mixing a bunch of different sizes and colours together, you can create one-of-a-kind looks that pack a punch!Anyway, today I'm going to show you how easy it is to incorporate old books into your Christmas decor. To find out how you can use them to create an illuminated, miniature Christmas tree for your home, check out the quick and easy tutorial below.
Wanted tree to have more than just lights and ornaments. A friend suggested spraying pine cones for filler, I liked th idea if adding pine cones but decided to use white wax and acrylic glitter paint rather than spraying them with spray paint or snow.
Over the last few days, I've thrown myself head-first into everything related to the Christmas holidays. I've finished my shopping, all of my decorations have been pulled out of storage and scattered around our house, and, of course, a number of festive DIYs have already been completed.If you enjoy the holidays and everything they have to offer as much as I do, check out the tutorial I put together below. I guarantee you'll love it!
A client who happens to be an artist was looking for a stall to display his artwork, but he wasn't sure exactly what he wanted. Because we live in a harbor city, I got to thinking and came up with this crazy idea- I"ll build a ship for him!It works as a display shelf as well, and I think it came out pretty great!
We needed a quick and easy way to give our storage closet floor a face lift. It's under the stairs, and we use it for a lot: my craft supplies, extra cleaning supplies, extra drinks and paper towels, the cat pans, and more. But when we moved in, they had left the floor unfinished concrete.This drove me NUTS because it was impossible to keep clean. I felt like it was always dusty, and seeing as the cat pans were in the area, we definitely wanted something that was easy to wipe up in case they had any accidents while trying to use their pans.As a first step, I swept the floor as best I could and used a vacuum attachment to run around the edges by the trim. (Why put up trim but no floor?!)
When we moved into our new home almost a year ago, it left a lot to be desired when it came to the "mudroom"... We have a tiny space right as you enter through the garage which is of course the most used entry. I wanted to use the space wisely but also keep it fairly clear because it goes right into the kitchen and I don't want tripping hazards. I'd seen plenty of wainscoting ideas and tutorials online and I love the classic look of it so we tried to mimic the idea. Also, command strips are not adequate for a coat rack... :) learned that the hard way...