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 Continue reading

                  
DIY Faux Curled Rosewood Wreath {Made From Rolled Recycled Book Pages}

DIY Faux Curled Rosewood Wreath {Made From Rolled Recycled Book Pages}

I have seen various versions of Faux Rosewood Wreaths in just about every store and catalog for the upcoming season; most with a price tag running upwards of $40 or more. Some are crafted of paper and other of real wood shavings. Last year I made a few rolled flower gift toppers from recycled book Continue reading

                  
Recycled Door Knob Pumpkin Patch {brass knobs never looked so cute}

Recycled Door Knob Pumpkin Patch {brass knobs never looked so cute}

A couple of weeks ago I shared how I changed out the brassy knobs in my little guys bath for Rockler Satin Nickel pulls {here}. Instead of tossing the old knobs away, I came up with this little project below just in time for fall. I originally wrote this as a guest post for HowDoesShe?, stop by and Continue reading

                  
More Recycled Sweater Vases {Easy & Simple Fall Decor}

More Recycled Sweater Vases {Easy & Simple Fall Decor}

I have a little thing for cable knit sweaters {the chunkier, the better}. I was smitten back in March when I originally posted the recycled sweater vase {here}. The only problem; it was March and I was in a different state of mind, wishing for sunny, bright warmer days and ready to pack away the Continue reading

                  
Framed Ikea Magnetic Fabric Memo Board {Round 2 Makeover}

Framed Ikea Magnetic Fabric Memo Board {Round 2 Makeover}

Knowing my quick boredom with decor, I usually try to pre-plan how easy it would be to switch things up when creating most of my projects; it's one of the perks of DIY creations.I originally posted this Ikea memo board make over back in February; just a little update to a pre-purchased piece. Continue reading

                  
Repurpose a Galvanized Tub into a Modern Rolling Container

Repurpose a Galvanized Tub into a Modern Rolling Container

I just adore the industrial feel of galvanized metal. It can be brought into just about any space and still work. Galvanized tubs are one of those things I just can't pass up {especially the vintage ones}. I thought adding a set of wooden casters would not only give me the modern-vintage mop bucket Continue reading

                  
Letter to Santa Ornament {No.20}

Letter to Santa Ornament {No.20}

I've made it! Day Four, Ornament Number Twenty {thanks so much for reading along and letting me share these with you!} ~ Don't forget ~Santa's Coming Early for One Lucky Reader Be sure to Stop back Monday Morning and see What he Brought Letter to Santa Ornament {Ornament Number Continue reading

                  
Glitter Starburst Ornament {No. 16}

Glitter Starburst Ornament {No. 16}

Glitter Starburst Ornament {Ornament Number Sixteen}Materials Needed:Sugar Gum Ball Pinecone Wire or Ribbon Glitter Begin by sticking wooden toothpicks into a sugar gum ball pinecone. They naturally have tiny holes on thier surface making this extremely easy. Randomly trim each toothpicks a Continue reading

                  
Button Snowflake Ornament {No.14}

Button Snowflake Ornament {No.14}

Button Snowflake Ornament {Ornament Number Fourteen}Materials Needed:Four Popsicle Sticks Various buttons Ribbon Start by measuring and marking the center of each popsicle stick. Glue together to form a snowflake {basically two 'X's'} I used Gorilla Super Glue to adhere together for a nice Continue reading

                  
Recycled Book Page Sphere Ornament {No.11}

Recycled Book Page Sphere Ornament {No.11}

Materials Needed:Cardstock Book Pages or Scrapbooking Paper Ribbon Embellishments {glitter & bell} Begin by cutting a circle template from a piece of card stock. {I simply traced around a 2 1/2 inch diameter jar lid} Using the template, cut out 8 circles from a sheet of cardstock and 8 Continue reading

                  
Typewriter Key Transfer Ornament {No.8}

Typewriter Key Transfer Ornament {No.8}

Typewriter Key Transfer Ornament {Ornament Number Eight}Materials Needed:Clean Metal Jar Lid Fabric Graphic Image Ink Jet Iron On Transfer Paper Ribbon Start by selecting a typewriter font that you like. I used the Vintage Typewriter Keys Digital Download from Olive Rue {found here}. This Continue reading