Vintage Light Bulb Upcycling Wreath – Thrift Store Upcycle

A couple years back I scored a HUGE treasure of vintage light bulbs at a salvage yard. I’ve made jewelry with them and tinkered with Christmas ornaments, used them as vase filler… but then I wondered “what more?” That’s how this Vintage Light Bulb Wreath came to be! When I joined the Thrift Store Upcycle Challenge, I
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How to Make a Gilded Tray – An Upcycling Project

One of the great things about being crafty or creative is that you have the ability to make your own decor when it comes to parties, holidays, and the like. After 30+ years of being creative, I ran out of space to store all of those things I’ve made. I still totally love making and creating
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DIY Bingo Card Ornaments

Are you still hoarding stacks of vintage postcards or bingo cards? How about reproductions, like these from Jenni Bowlin Studios? Bingo cards and postcards make great bases for RAD Christmas ornaments that have a kitschy and vintage feel. Gather ribbons, tinsel bits, mini ornaments, bead, glitter, punched paper and chipboard shapes and more to decorate
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Making Ornaments from Mittens

Around the holidays they always have mittens and gloves in the dollar sections of most craft and box stores, like Target and Joann’s. Since a pair of gloves is usually only a dollar, and you can make TWO ornaments from one pair of gloves, the ornaments essentially cost 50 cents each to make!! Who knew
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A Pumpkin Tote Bag with Buttons and “Craft Your Stash”

Disclosure: I received a copy of Craft Your Stash for free from the publisher in exchange for writing this review. All views and opinions are 100% my own. This post contains affiliate links from which I make a small commission if you make a purchase. I know, I am such a rule follower. Sometimes. LOL 
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Recycled Crafts Roundup

Earth Day is today, April 22nd! I love recycling and upcycling. Besides the feel good feelings of creating something with your hands, there is the added bonus of keeping something out of a landfill and making it useful again by giving it a new life and new use. 1. Fun Craft Roundup with Tanner Tanner
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