Bathroom Corner Shelf Re-Do

I don’t know if I’m frugal, cheap or just hate throwing things away that can be saved.  I’m stubborn Irish, so I guess it’s more of the latter.  This Summer, I’ve been doing a lot of little repairs around the house while the weather has been nice.  This is one of those projects.

Bathroom Corner Shelf Re-Do

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Canvas Clock with Bling

When I’m in my craft room, I have a tendency to lose track of time.  There have been times when I’ve become so engrossed in a project that I’ve watched the sun come up.  One of the last times I did that, I realized that I needed a clock in there.  But, knowing me, I couldn’t just buy a clock… I had to make one.

Here’s the latest project for my craft room.  A DIY Canvas clock… With Bling.

DIY Canvas Clock with Bling

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Painting Napkins

I was given some plain medium colored brown napkins, that I really didn’t like.  They’ve been sitting in my napkin drawer for about a year now.  Brown is not one of my favorite colors, but they do go well with Fall.  What to do with them?  I made my own stencil, added some paint & turned them into some Fall napkins.  Once you know how to make a stencil, you can decorate anything.  This would be a good way to change up plain pillows, place-mats, towels or even a plain sweatshirt.

Here’s how I did it and you can too!

Painting Napkins

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Pumpkin Topiary

Thanks to my latest Fall Decor Haul, I’ve been able to work on a few new projects.  I wanted something to go in the little corner of my dining area & this little Pumpkin Topiary was perfect.  It’s easy to make, and since everything except the flower pot came from the Dollar Tree, it was very inexpensive.

Pumpkin Topiary

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New Crystal for my Window

I have a dear friend who gave me a very special gift.  He gave me a paper towel wrapped around something heavy.  It was one of the most beautiful crystals that I’ve ever seen.  He knows how much I love crystals & that I have a window full of them.  When the sunlight shines through my crystals, it fills my craft room with the most beautiful rainbows that you could imagine.  The sight of those rainbows inspire me, every day.

New Crystal for my Window

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DIY Bling Tissue Box

It never fails, when I need a tissue, they’re in the other room.  And they’re always hidden under a tissue box cover because I can’t stand the patterns that are on those boxes.  The craft room is no exception.  Since I’ve been working on redoing the craft room, (that’s a whole story in itself that I’ll tell when it’s completed) I decided to make something pretty to hold the tissues.  This could be used in any room & done in any color of your choice.

DIY Bling Tissue Box

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Scatter Candle Centerpiece

Happy Birthday, America!

If you saw my 4th of July Tablescape, you might have noticed the Scatter Candle Centerpiece.  I’ve been making these for over 20 years for several reasons.  They are easy to put together, very inexpensive, can be customized to go with any color scheme and always bring a little sparkle to any place you put them.  And the best part is that it only takes a few minutes do.

Here’s how I make them:

Scatter Candle Centerpiece

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Secret Pocket Pillow

Trying to find new ways to give a gift to someone can be difficult sometimes.  But I think I found the perfect way to give a very special Valentine’s gift to someone.  This is not only a unique way to wrap a gift, but it’s also something to add to your Valentine home decor.

This is the Secret Pocket Pillow:

Secret Pocket Pillow

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