• DIY Upcycled Washi Tape Planter

    May 16, 2013

    I use so many gallon sized containers of vinegar every month – for everything from a homemade after shower spray to a natural and inexpensive laundry softener – that I wanted to  figure out something I could actually use these plastic containers for rather than just tossing them into the recycling bin. One of the…

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  • Creative Ways to Recycle Everyday Things

    February 8, 2013

    Looking for new ways to recycle other than just tossing paper, plastic and glass into the recycling bin? Here’s a round up of some of favorite eco-friendly craft project ideas! 1. Use bottles as bracelet holders via Decoratrix 2. Upcycle soda tabs into bracelets with ribbon via Taking Off At Nine 3. Use broken tree…

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  • New Titles for My Home Library and Craft Projects for Old Books on Hand

    July 13, 2011

    Books, books and more books. I love to read, but lately I just haven’t had the time. I’ve been trying to finish up the 4th book in the Vampire Academy series, Blood Promise, by Richelle Mead since school let out. I’d been reading it slowly on the days I’d pick my son up from school…

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  • DIY Chalkboard Paint Ideas

    May 27, 2011

    Chalkboard paint has become all the rage. And these DIY chalkboard paint ideas are no exception. I love using chalkboard paint to create unique home decor pieces. It’s so easy to personalize upcycled bottles or makeover furniture and other home objects with chalkboard paint. In fact the possibility of DIY chalk board ideas are seemingly…

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  • DIY Tea Cups – For You Cardboard Recycling Geniuses.

    April 10, 2011

    I’ll admit I’m not the best blogger in the world. Nor necessarily the best crafter even. I have a problem with craftsmanship. Basically mine sucks and everything I complete still seems just a tad unfinished. Which is why I make soap. No one knows the difference. What I do have a phenomenal knack for though…

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