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How to spray paint glass and not get angry

I wish I was one of those bloggers that could just give you a simple tutorial without any additional tales from hell behind the craft. But then you’d be bored and I’d be bored and that doesn’t bode well…

DIY – Leather Embellished Pillow

Has this ever happened to you? You get an idea for an item that you need for your home – a rug, a table, bed sheets and so on – and you envision that item in a certain colour,…

DIY – Upcycled Leather Lantern

It’s the return of the, oh wait, no way, you’re kidding. She didn’t just say what I think she did, did she. Yeah sorry, now the song is stuck in your head too. Ok where was I. Right: DIY…

DIY – Canvas Tote Bag

I had no intention of doing a post on this project. Several reasons why. The first being that I am pretty sure there are over a hundred tutorials on how to stamp a canvas tote bag online. I mean…

Distracting Packaging – Wine Bottle Gift Wrap

If you’re new in this neck of the woods, I should mention that I have bit of a gift wrapping addiction. Unlike most talented people who make edible gifts they can give – like scrumptious home baked goods that…

Make a Gold Hoop Necklace? Challenge Accepted

“Hey Alex, want to participate in a Blog Hop where everyone makes a Gold Project?” “Totally!” I mean how hard could it be right?  Create a fun project to match our Giveaway using Gold as the main theme. Yeah.…

Felt Gift Card Bags

This post is going to be short and sweet. Not because I don’t have time to write but because I don’t have time to write. March Break has arrived here and I have two very restless, stir crazy little…

DIY Air Freshener (How to scent wood with essential oils)

This DIY Air Freshener project has become one of my most popular (and most copied) blog posts on Pinterest. And the funny thing, it wasn’t even planned but rather the result of a happy accident that occurred, simple because…

DIY Personalized Clipboard

This project like so many others projects started off because of my older daughter, who seems to think I am some sort of drive through craft restaurant. “Mama, can I have a board to draw on when I sit…