Colored Nuts and Bolt Necklace

nuts and bolts necklace

As part of the Lowes Creative Ideas Team we were challenged to create a clever gift idea for holiday gift giving.  My clever idea is for the DIY girl…which means I was selfishly thinking of myself.  I love jewelry.  Whenever I happen to shower and do my hair (you know…like every 3rd day—{giggle} I make sure to have earrings and a necklace on.  I like wearing unique pieces and this nuts & bolts necklace can be changed out to accommodate any color outfit one wears.

nuts and bolts necklace

 

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Hex Nut Necklace

hex nut necklace

Have you ever ventured into the hardware store to see what you can find to create with?  I was hanging with my friend Rebecca from Bex & Bestie today and she came up with a simple yet adorable hex nut necklace.  It is so painfully easy but such a simple statement piece as well.  It {…Read More…}





Vintage Door Knob Hooks

vintage door knob drawer pulls

Over the years I have amassed a huge box full of vintage door knobs, drawer pulls, door knockers and other hardware.  I love vintage door knobs but have never really known what to do with them.  Well I finally figured out how to convert them into drawer pulls or wall hooks which will make them {…Read More…}





5 Ways to Give a Gift to Dad

"Pop" basket for father's day

Father’s Day is coming up on Sunday, June 19th. That gives you two weeks to create  awesome gifts to show the fathers in your lives just how very precious they are to you. Now you may be thinking that homemade, crafty gifts aren’t really what dads want. They want manly gifts, like sporting equipment or {…Read More…}