DIY Sea Glass Personalized Candle Jars |#michaelsmakers

DIY Sea Glass Personalized Candle Jars |#michaelsmakers

DIY Sea Glass Personalized Candle Jars | #michaelsmakers Candles are one of my all time favorite, year-round decorating accessories. From coffee tables to countertops, the invigorating seasonal scents and stylish containers can instantly add personality to any space in your home. Each season we see current trends influence everything, from home decor to fashion - and with the maker movement hotter than ever, DIY projects are no different. This month Michaels challenged the Michaels Makers Team to take some of the hottest current concepts Continue reading

Make Easy Soy Wax Candles | diy personalized candle holders

Make Easy Soy Wax Candles | diy personalized candle holders

Make Easy Soy Wax Candles | diy personalized candle holders #michaelsmakers Candles are one of my most favorite decorating accessories.  They are such an easy way to personalize your space - from the stylish containers to the amazing scents. And lets not forget the dramatic impact of being surrounded by the warm, cozy ambiance. I keep a candle in almost every room of my home. Making your own candles is such a rewarding process - especially when you get to create your own scent and container combinations. It has been a couple of years since Continue reading

Christmas Table Setting Ideas | refreshed holiday decor #michaelsmakers

Christmas Table Setting Ideas | refreshed holiday decor #michaelsmakers

Christmas Table Setting Ideas | refreshed holiday decor #michaelsmakers It's really hard resisting the urge to purchase new holiday decor this time of year. Even though I have several containers packed full of decorations, I still catch myself browsing the seasonal aisles in hopes of finding something different and exciting. As much as I love refreshing my home with brand new items, it can be tough justifying those purchases with so many items in storage. This month Michaels challenged the Michaels Makers blogging team to come up with some Continue reading

Craft Pumpkin Candle Holders |#michaelsmakers

Craft Pumpkin Candle Holders |#michaelsmakers

Craft Pumpkin Candle Holders - #michaelsmakers | September is finally here and we are highly anticipating the arrival of fall. We have a few festivities lined up the next couple of months so I'm anxious to get a jump start on our fall decor. It will be a few more weeks before the pumpkins are ready to be harvested at our local roadside stand, so I made a trip to Michaels Pumpkin Patch for some early picking. This year I decided to turn our pumpkins into some Craft Pumpkin Candle Holders as part of the Michaels Makers September Continue reading

Custom Photo Candle Holders | diy packing tape transfers #michaelsmakers

Custom Photo Candle Holders | diy packing tape transfers #michaelsmakers

Custom Photo Candle Holders - DIY packing tape transfers #michaelsmakers | Hello August! I'm pretty excited as the girls and I were able to get together over the weekend and begin the month with an impromptu crafting night. I love the thrill of learning new art & craft techniques. Even more so when I have the opportunity to pass along the information to others. This new technique is not only incredibly easy, but pretty genius - to say the least. It requires just a few inexpensive supplies and left all of our heads spinning with a variety Continue reading

Cork Wrapped Candle Holders | natural glass hurricane centerpieces #michaelsmakers

Cork Wrapped Candle Holders | natural glass hurricane centerpieces #michaelsmakers

Cork Wrapped Candle Holders - natural glass hurricane centerpieces #michaelsmakers | I have a huge love for glass hurricanes. I pick them up every chance I get and I just can't seem to collect enough of them. They are so versatile and perfect for adding a touch of candlelight anywhere, indoors or outdoors. I am always looking for new ways to dress the glass up and today I have an incredibly easy update to share - that requires absolutely no crafting skills at all. The idea for these cork wrapped candle holders was inspired by a new line of Continue reading

Marker Dyed Coffee Filter Wrapped Hurricane Candle Centerpiece – Light it Up Blue ~ Autism Awareness Day

Hope everyone had a wonderful weekend. My little guy and I took some time these past couple of days to work on a blue project in honor of World Autism Awareness Day - which is today. Our special blue light bulbs, we picked up at the Home Depot, have been lighting the outdoors at night and I thought we should bring some blue indoors too. My little guy loves to color so to get him involved I decided to revisit the coffee filter clover kiddie craft I posted awhile ago. With the assistance of my little helper - a pack of coffee filters and Continue reading

Bark Wrapped Glass Hurricane Centerpiece {simple & easy natural decor}

Bark Wrapped Glass Hurricane Centerpiece {simple & easy natural decor}

Happy Friday My Friends. It's no secret I have a love for large glass hurricanes. They are a staple around here as I always have them out - I love the candlelight - and always enjoy giving them little makeovers from time to time. Today it's not so much about the makeover but this super cool 'stuff' I recently found during one of my craft store rendezvous. I am all about natural, rustic, "bringing the outdoors in" decor so I was thrilled when I stumbled upon this Bark Roll at Joanne's. It's part tree - part ribbon and I just love the Continue reading

30 Different Ways to Embellish Plain Glass Votive Candle Holders – Saturday Inspiration & Ideas

30 Different Ways to Embellish Plain Glass Votive Candle Holders – Saturday Inspiration & Ideas

Glass votive holders can be found for next to nothing and if you are like me, you already have many of them just sitting around. With a number of different materials they can easily be spruced up to fit in with any tabletop or vignette display. This week's Saturday Inspiration & Ideas rounds up 30 different ways to quickly embellish plain glass votive holders and transform them into stylish additions to your decor. Painted Votives {source: Once Wed} Hand-painted Cross Stitch Votives {source: Martha Stewart} Aged Mirrored Continue reading

Repurposed Brass Lighting Fixture turned Outdoor Candle Chandelier

Repurposed Brass Lighting Fixture turned Outdoor Candle Chandelier

Candlelit summer nights on the deck are pretty awesome. When we built our deck last year I envisioned a chandelier of some sort hanging from the upper deck to cast a little ambiance onto the seating area below. As I looked at a few different options I wasn't that please with the light given off by the regular bulbs that many of the fixtures required. There were a few chandeliers that had candle glass shades, which I love, but of course they were pretty expensive not to mention, any hardwired fixture would require running additional electric. I Continue reading