Recycled Wine Cork Book Boxes

diy wine cork book boxes
I know there are many wine enthusiasts out there.  Wine drinking has become a hobby in America.  Unfortunately I don’t drink wine.  I guess I am not sophisticated enough and still have the palate of 3 year old.  But I am hopeful I will find a wine a like SOMEDAY. However, I love the corks and the bottles and all the ways to upcycle them.  Today Carmel is showcasing a project that uses corks and books to create little storage accessories for your bookshelves or desk.

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Easter Crafts from the Past

easter-craft-project

Do you have big plans for Easter this weekend?  I have family coming from Chicago and Michigan so my house should have lots of chaos, noise, fun in it! I hope you are excited as I am.  Today I thought I would show you some of my past Easter projects.

easter-craft-project

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5 Ways to Decorate a Pumpkin

The Swede Records crayon pumpkins

While I love the effect of a glowing, scary-faced pumpkin on my porch on All Hallows Eve, I’m not exactly crazy about the slimy, seedy mess that goes along with carving pumpkins.  Plus, a carved pumpkin only lasts for a few days.  I’ve been saving great ideas for making pretty pumpkins without a single knife or slimy seed!  Take a look at these 5 Ways to Decorate a Pumpkin that will take you beyond Halloween and into the rest of the fall season.

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5 Ways to Use Chalkboard Paint

Inspired M Stevens chalk headboard

What do you do when you’ve fallen in love with the chalkboard walls popping up all over the internet these days, but aren’t quite ready to commit to a full chalkboard wall (or have a husband that thinks you’re crazy when you mention the idea)?  Well, today I’ve found some fun ways to experiment with chalk paint without covering an entire wall.

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