Tag Archives: DIY

Woven Bead Planter

As promised, I’m back with a fun new project!  However, it’s not actually the project I mentioned in my last post, though it is a fun, colorful, new Pinterest project that I made in the last two weeks, and it does … Continue reading

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Mod Laser Cut Shape Drum Shade

I’m a self-professed pack rat.  And usually it means that my life is filled with a bit more clutter than necessary.  (Did I say a bit? I meant a LOT…)  But, every now and then it pays off and of … Continue reading

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Faceted Pendant Lights – The Large Sphere

Inspiration really can come from anywhere.  Sometimes I will see an odd product at a hardware store and just know, that could be a light.  Sometimes I see a fully formed light idea and just know I have to try … Continue reading

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Project 22 Week 24 – Cocktail Umbrella Pendant Lantern

I have to say, I’ve been thinking about making this light for ages!  I love the concept, which is so simple and yet so much fun.  Oh, and if you hadn’t guessed by now, I’m kind of a sucker for … Continue reading

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Project 16 Week 20 – Newspaper Basket

As soon as I spotted this project on the Nifty Thrifty Things blog I knew I had to try it.  I dreamt of making big baskets for fabric, small baskets for my jewelry, and on and on. And then I … Continue reading

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Project 14 Week 18 – Cork Covered Pencil Cups

Who doesn’t love a good old recycled tin can?  Even if you eat only the most lovingly home cooked food, there’s always something that comes in a can.  I’ve been turning them into pencil cups since I was 12, but … Continue reading

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Project 10 Week 16 – Multi Colored Drinking Straw Sconce

I’m always one to give credit where credit is due, so right away I’m saying that this week’s awesome project came 100% from from Mark Montano’s fabulous book “The Big-Ass Book of Crafts”.  (Or you can find this specific project … Continue reading

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Project 2 Week 2 – Embroidery Hoop Cork Board

So this week’s project is inspired by a post on Sweet Jessie’s blog.  She cut a piece of thick cork into a circle, and covered it in fabric using an embroidery hoop. Once again, I saw a project that I could … Continue reading

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