I had an old Coke crate laying around and decided to turn it into a DIY tray. Before you ask, I will go ahead and tell you that the Coke crate was in an old barn and the bottom was completely rotted off. I was left with a little of the sides. Enough to read the “Coca-Cola” basically. So I promise I did not destroy anything precious to make this tray. If you are in the same situation, read on to find out how to make those pieces useful again.
A school organizer is perfect for organizing everything your little ones need for homework. However, it can fit in with your home’s decor as well. I gave this one a farmhouse style makeover with faux concrete. It is so easy plus it is made from tin cans! Yep save those cans from supper and create a gorgeous organizer for your home or even an office. This is a part of Craft Lightning week where we are sharing 15 minute back to school crafts all week. If you have missed any of the fun, be sure to catch up with day 1 and day 2 also. You will also want to scroll to the bottom of this post to see the blog partner projects from today. So lets get crafty!
For day 3 of Craft Lightning, I am sharing these wood slice snowmen ornaments. I have been in love with wood slices lately and crafting with them as much as possible. I love these little ornaments and how perfect they are for my farmhouse Christmas tree! You can also catch up with day 1 and day 2 of Craft Lightning plus see what our partners have in store for you today at the bottom of this post. This post is sponsored by Elmer’s however all projects and opinions are my own.
You can make recycled Christmas ornaments for your tree and not have to spend a fortune decorating. Just save up random supplies from your home for the next few weeks and get crafty. Many of these ideas are great for the kids to help with as well. I love a good recycled craft as they are usually very inexpensive. Add some of these DIY ornaments to your must make list this holiday season.
Using sticks and leaves for Halloween decor is a quick, easy, and affordable way to add some fright to your home. I thought it was the perfect idea for Craft Lightning this week. An almost free idea that you can make in less than 15 minutes? Yes please! If you have missed any of the quick Halloween crafts this week, check out the posts from day 1. You can also scroll to the bottom of this post to see what our blog partners have in store for you today.[Read more…]
A mason jar herb planter is a great summer project. Some mason jars and a rustic board can become a hanging herb garden in just minutes. Add this great project to your outdoor or indoor decor. You will love the results. This week is summer mason jar week around here! If you want even more ideas for using mason jars this summer, scroll to the bottom of this post where my partners for this series have even more ideas.
I thought I would share my wood baby swing refinish with y’all. Our grandchild is now 7 months old and it was time for a swing! I mean you have to have something fun to do when you come to the grandparents house right? So I picked up a dilapidated swing for a few dollars at a yard sale. I was so happy with the end results that I decided to snap a few pictures for you. So if you want to refinish some old weathered wood, give my method a try!
This farmhouse utensil holder has served our family for over a year now. I took a thrift store cast off and painted it for a fun addition to our kitchen. This is a super simple project that anyone can do. The trick is to look for a shape you love at the thrift store and ignore the color!
We are wrapping up Craft Lightning today with this great book lover gift in a jar. This fun handmade gift idea is perfect for anyone on your list that loves books. This post is sponsored by Online Labels however all projects and opinions are my own. Also, if you have missed any of the Craft Lightning fun this week, we have been sharing holiday crafts that take 15 minutes or less to make. You can catch up with day 1, day 2, day 3, and day 4. Also you will want to hang with me all the way to the bottom of this post for our blog features today. For now, it is time to make this great gift in a jar plus download those free printables y’all!
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!