5 Ways to Create Jewelry from Everyday Objects

Recently, I shared a pretty piece of jewelry with you that  came from a surprising source–the hardware store.  My hex nut necklace was made with a simple gold chain and supplies gathered in the nuts and bolts section at Home Depot.  It’s such a great statement piece, and it definitely got the wheels of my {…Read More…}

5 Ways to Follow Fall Fashions for the DIYer

The crisp, cool days of Autumn are just around the corner, which means it’s almost sweater weather!  Fall fashions are some of my favorites.  I can enjoy the coziness of soft corduroys, pretty scarves, and chunky sweaters without having to cover them up with a heavy coat.  If your own wardrobe needs some updates for {…Read More…}

5 Ways to Decorate with Pennant Flags

No longer reserved just for used car lots and carnivals, pennant flags have recently come into their own in the world of crafts and home decor.  Traditionally, these colorful triangles were often embellished with mascots or symbols, and first used to adorn sailing ships in the eighteenth century.  The little flags became popular emblems on {…Read More…}

Roadkill Rescued Hutch

I got this hutch from a rental house where the tenants had been evicted and left a bunch of stuff behind. This was heading for the trash can when I came along and snatched it up.  The old parquet doors definitely dated the piece.  But with a little vision, paint and fabric this beauty now {…Read More…}