Tinting Dried Roses With Food Coloring and Furniture Wax

Tinting Dried Roses With Food Coloring and Furniture Wax

Timeless pink roses look sweet in today's cottage decorating, but dried at home the petals can lose...

Quick Natural Garlands

Quick Natural Garlands

Our old parlor is decked out for Christmas with ivy and string light garlands made from garden...

Flea-market Sconces With Solar Lights for Porch

Flea-market Sconces With Solar Lights for Porch

I eagerly awaited nightfall yesterday so that I could see our new solar porch lights glow for the...

Christmas Bottle-Brush Tree With Rose Spiral

Christmas Bottle-Brush Tree With Rose Spiral

I imagined a large bottle-brush tree with a spiral of faux roses for a centerpiece this year.

Bead-and-Glitter Fruit Tree

Bead-and-Glitter Fruit Tree

I put together this table-top tree like a puzzle, using thrift shop decorative fruit and some things...

How to Color Tone a Christmas Tree With Spray Paint and Ornaments

How to Color Tone a Christmas Tree With Spray Paint and Ornaments

Have you ever wanted to make a theme tree with great color and special ornaments? Here's how we made...

Better Winter Sowing — Seed Trays in Storage Bins Outdoors

Better Winter Sowing — Seed Trays in Storage Bins Outdoors

Winter Sowing can revolutionize your gardening by giving you a head start on the growing season....

How I Preserve Leaves With Furniture Wax

How I Preserve Leaves With Furniture Wax

This is something new and so easy! I taught myself to preserve leaves in furniture wax. The wax is...

Make a Decorative Horse Sculpture

Make a Decorative Horse Sculpture

Using a brick and a toy horse, I made this faux bronze sculpture using chalk and metallic paints.

Stephie McCarthy
Stephie McCarthy
About meA few years working as an art director for television … and + Read More