Recycled Jeans Mason Jar and Napkin Rings

 You can make this recycled jeans mason jar and the coordinating napkin rings in just minutes.  This quick and easy project is perfect for outdoor events, picnics, and more.  Grab a pair of jeans and get started on this fun idea today.  Want proof this can be done in just minutes?  Watch the video in the post below and see me make these live!


Make this recycled jeans mason jar along with some fun napkin rings for your next picnic or barbeque.  A fun craft project that only takes minutes to make!

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15 Minute Wood Door Mat (no sawing required!)

I have wanted a wood door mat for a long time y’all.  I am hoping it helps with the scraping of muddy farm boots before tracking through my house!  I figured out a way to make this one in about 15 minutes with no sawing required.  Now that is my kind of project!  This post is sponsored by Thompson’s WaterSeal however all projects and opinions are my own.  

Make your own wood door mat in just 15 minutes!
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Make Your Own Outdoor Pillows

Learning how to make your own outdoor pillows is super simple with the step by step instructions below.  I will even show you how to add those fun quotes with a paint marker for a personal touch to your outdoor decor.  I have been compensated for this post by Fairfield who makes the pillow forms and material used in this tutorial.  Also links to purchase product wihtin this post are affiliate links and a portion of your purchase will go to support this site.  The project and opinions are always all my own however.      

Fun and colorful outdoor pillow that you can make in just a few minutes!  Add fun quotes and more to the front with this simple technique!

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Back To School Countdown Calendar

 It is the final day of Craft Lightning and I am wrapping things up with a fun back to school countdown calendar.  This is perfect to help you relish those last days of summer.  There is a fun activity in each container for you to do with your kids.  Grab the supplies and make your own before summer is over.  This one was first posted over at Crafts Unleashed but I am publishing here in case you missed it.  Also if you missed any of the Craft Lightning fun this week, you can check out the 15 minute back to school crafts from day 1, day 2, day 3, and day 4.  Now onto the back to school countdown calendar for today.


A back to school countdown calendar with fun activities in each day.  Make this and print the activity sheet here!

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Patriotic Hand Lettered Shirts (the EASY way!!)

I have a quick and easy project for you today that anyone can do.  These patriotic hand lettered shirts look complicated but if you can trace you can make your own in just minutes.  This is a part of a sponsored series of posts by Elmers and I am compensated for my participation.  However all projects and opinions are my own.  Lets get started making these fun shirts for the entire family!  Remember these are perfect for the upcoming 4th of July holiday and you can make your own custom designs in just minutes y’all.  Trust me!     

Make a patriotic hand lettered shirt that is as easy as tracing a print out!  Get the prints for free as well or make your own with a font on the computer.
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Button Flag Tray

 It is that time of year when I love adding patriotic decor to my home.  I made this button flag tray last year and posted it over on Crafts Unleashed.  Y’all I am still in love with this one today.  Grab your supplies and get started on your own version soon!  This will be perfect for any 4th of July or summer party you are planning. 

Make this button flag tray for summer parties and decor.  Click to see the tutorial for making this!

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Beach Themed Shadowbox Art

 I have a treat for all of you seashell and nautical lovers today!  I am sharing my beach themed shadowbox art plus I am participating in a blog hop with tons more beach themed ideas for y’all.  Read through my instructions on how to make this craft first then scroll to the bottom to get more ideas for your home.       

Beach Themed Shadowbox Art -- a fun nautical themed art for your home.  Add in shells and beach treasures from your vacation!

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Make Your Own Marbled Terra Cotta Pots

You can make your own marbled terra cotta pots in just minutes with the super simple directions below.  This post is sponsored by DecoArt however all projects and opinions are my own. Visit the DecoArt Chalky Finish website for more chalk paint ideas and inspiration.  Change up the colors and make some planters that you will love to have around your home.  You can also enter a great contest sponsored by Decoart.  Click here to enter and get more information.

Make these marbled terra cotta pots for your home -- step by step instructions to make your own easily!

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25 Mason Jar Ideas for Summer

All this week there have been tons of mason jar ideas for summer around here.  I thought I would round up the entire series for you in case you missed any of the fun.  Click around below and enjoy these amazing ideas from some amazing bloggers.  Then get started on your mason jar crafts for summer fun!

Get 25 mason jar ideas for summer that you can make today!  From food to crafts and more!
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Watercolor Mason Jar Vases

 These watercolor mason jar vases are perfect for spring and summer.  Make them in whatever colors will match your home decor.  Or make them as a gift for Mother’s Day or any occasion.  They are actually super easy to make with the right craft supplies. 

Make these watercolor mason jar vases with glass stain and a few easy steps!

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