DIY

Leather Camp Stools

Leather Camp Stools

I’ve been looking for some stools for the foot of our bed to add some interest to the space. I found this set of old camp stools and thought I’d see if they would do the trick. You will need: -camp stool -leather -yardstick (preferably metal) -x-acto or leather cutting knife -pen -binder clips -cutting(…)

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Growing Paperwhite Flowers

Growing Paperwhite Flowers

Growing paperwhite flowers are easier than you would think. They don’t require soil, so you can grow them in anything as long as you have some natural light. You will need: -paperwhite bulbs -container to grow your flowers -rocks to set your bulbs in (optional) -water Simply fill your container part of the way with(…)

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Alpaca and Driftwood Wall Hanging

Alpaca and Driftwood Wall Hanging

For me, I spend most fall and winter seasons in full on knitting mode. I am constantly looking for new projects to work on, often using alpaca yarn from my parents alpacas in upstate New York. But come spring time, I always seem to shift  my focus to woven wall hangings. Woven wall hangings can take a(…)

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Refinishing an Old Dresser

Refinishing an Old Dresser

I found this old dresser for $75 and wanted to give it a refresh for our new bedroom. Painting furniture isn’t always difficult and it makes a huge difference! You will need: -spackle (if filling in any scratches or dents) -putty knife -sand paper, varying weights -primer -paint, I used Chalk paint, but any paint(…)

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Valentine’s Caramels

Valentine’s Caramels

This is my favorite caramel recipe. It’s really easy, inexpensive to make and makes a great gift! I put a spin on these by adding heart shaped sprinkles for Valentine’s Day. How cute! You will need: -1/3 cup unsalted butter -1/2 heavy cream -3 tablespoons water -1/4 cup light or regular corn syrup -1 cup sugar -parchment paper(…)

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Galentines Day DIY

Galentines Day DIY

Make Valentine’s Day about you and your friends with a mini DIY spa package for each of your lady friends. You will need: -spa mask (I prefer the sheet masks, they are less messy than mud masks. Bonus points if it’s made in Korea, they know their sh*t when it comes to beauty products.) -mini wine bottles(…)

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Mercury Glass Votives DIY

Mercury Glass Votives DIY

Mercury glass can get expensive very quickly if you’re looking to make a statement with a lot of pieces (they start around $3 each). But you can easily do them yourself for much less. You will need: -glass votive or container of your choice -spray water bottle -paper towels -Krylon Looking Glass spray paint Cover your work(…)

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