Metallic Gold Arrow from Cardboard Boxes

 You can take old cardboard boxes and turn them into this fabulous metallic gold arrow in 15 minutes or less!  Follow along below for the instructions.  This is part of a series of 15 minute recycled crafts for Craft Lightning.  Be sure to check out the ideas from day 1, day 2, and day 3 if you missed them.  There are also tons more ideas at the bottom of this post so be sure to read all the way to the bottom. 

Metallic gold arrow made from cardboard boxes and Duck tape -- get the full instructions here!

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Vintage Map Tray

 Recycling to me also means saving those thrift store finds.  Here I created a vintage map tray from a thrift store tray plus an old book of railroad maps.  The results are an amazing and classic serving tray that can be used year round.  If you have missed any of our 15 minute crafts this week, be sure to catch up with day 1.  You can scroll down and see today’s Craft Lightning posts from our partners at the bottom of this post as well.  Now lets get crafty!

     Make this vintage map tray including pouring epoxy to make a glass like surface.    [Read more…]

Baby Shower Mason Jar Favors

 Mini mason jars make amazing party favors.  You can whip up these baby shower mason jar favors in minutes with just a few supplies.  The touch of gold elegance will be a glamorous addition to any shower.  Also if you love mason jars, I have 12 ideas for baby showers with mason jars at the bottom of this post.  Y’all don’t miss them!

Baby shower mason jar favors -- add a simple topper to mason jars for the perfect baby shower favors in minutes!   [Read more…]

5 Minute Painted Easter Eggs

 These 5 minute painted Easter eggs are the perfect quick craft for spring.  Grab a few supplies and make up a dozen or so of these to add to your home decor for Easter.  These are really so quick and easy that you will wonder why you never thought of it before!  This one was originally posted over at Darice but I am publishing here just in case y’all missed it.  

  Paint these gorgeous Easter eggs in just 5 minutes with this technique -- I must do some of these this spring! [Read more…]

Metallic Gold Tiered Valance

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dollar General for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.

Grab a tiered valance from Dollar General and paint it metallic gold with this super easy technique. This project will only take a few minutes of hands on time and you can have a custom painted valance. Don’t love the gold? Just change it out for any color that matches your home decor.

Metallic Gold Tiered Valance -- paint curtains with metallic gold paint and this super simple technique. [Read more…]

Spring Burlap Wreath

I am feeling the need for spring y’all.  I thought I would add a touch of spring to my front door with this spring burlap wreath.  At least my door will be nice and warm looking!  Grab the supplies below and follow the instructions to make your own burlap wreath.  This one was originally posted over at Crafts Unleashed however I am posting it here in case y’all missed it.

   Spring Burlap Wreath -- make this wreath for your home and add a touch of spring!       [Read more…]

Mason Jar Business Card Holder

 I have a super simple sewing project for you today with this mason jar business card holder.  I am also joining in with a group of bloggers to bring you even more spring mason jar ideas so be sure to check out those links at the bottom of this post.

  Step by step instructions on how to make this fun mason jar business card holder -- a quick and easy sewing project perfect for any mason jar lover!       [Read more…]

Metallic Mason Jar Art

 I have an adorable project for you today y’all.  My metallic mason jar art uses thin sheet metal that can be cut into shapes and embossed.  Such a cute way to show your love for mason jars.  I received the supplies for this project from an event I went to at CHA and the project itself is entered into a contest.  Otherwise the project and opinions on this post are my own.  

Metallic mason jar art -- make this art for your home with thin sheet metal. It is easier than you think! [Read more…]

How to Sew a Bolster Pillow

 If you have ever wanted to learn how to sew a bolster pillow, this post is for you!  Plus I have a super simple way to add words to a pillow. Nope that is not embroidery.  I will spoil the surprise for y’all.  My secret is glue!  Amazing right?  This post is actually sponsored by Elmer’s Products as I joined onto their craft crew for 2015.  The project is entirely mine as are any opinions.

How to sew a bolster pillow -- make this great pillow for St. Patrick's Day or change up the word and color for anytime of the year.  Full instructions for making and sewing this great pillow!                 [Read more…]