5 Ways to Decorate with Paint Sticks

You know how much I love getting something for free and figuring out a way to fix it up into something pretty or useful.  I’m always stopping by the paint department of my local hardware store, and every time I buy a can of paint, it comes with a small stack of paint stirring sticks.  One day it dawned on me that those paint sticks gathering dust in my garage were actually pre-cut and pre-measured pieces of free, quality wood, and a world of possibilities opened up before me!  I’ve since used those paint sticks to organize my kitchen and my jewelry.  I’m not the only one who has figured out that paint sticks = free craft supplies.  Check out these five other creative uses..

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5 Ways to Be Re{styled}

You know how much I love things that can be reused and repurposed.  It’s true, if I’m going to spend money on something, I want to get a lot of bang for my buck!  So I am totally crushing on the {styled} by Tori Spelling jewelry line.  Jewelry pieces that can be mixed and matched to creat {…Read More…}

5 Ways to Decorate with the Color Orange

At the beginning of every year, Pantone announces their pick for “Color of the Year”.  It’s their prediction of what the freshest, trendiest color will be in fashion, design, and decor.  The pick for 2012, you might remember, was Tangerine Tango.  This bright, fun shade of orange has definitely been in the spotlight, this year. {…Read More…}

5 Ways to Decorate with Washi Tape

One of the biggest crafting supply sensations of the last year is a Japanese import known as washi tape.  Made from sheer paper, washi tape comes in an almost limitless array of colors and patterns.  It’s easy to tear by hand, you can write on it, and it comes in different widths.  Crafty ladies have {…Read More…}