Archives for December 2011

Snowflake Napkin Rings

Julie from Julie’s Exhausting Adventure was looking for some cute snowflake napkin rings but couldn’t find any without a hefty price tag.  Julie figured that she could come up with something on her own that was MUCH cheaper. She did just that with a cardboard wrapping paper roll, some wooden craft snowflakes, and spray paint. […Read More]

Rolling Storage Crate

Have you been on an organization kick like me? I can’t seem to put away a Christmas gift without reorganizing the whole closet, cabinet, drawer, etc. Kara from June & Bear anticipated the onslaught of new toys Christmas would bring and created a “cheater’s version” of Serena & Lily’s rolling storage crates. Kara scored a […Read More]

Stick Wall Letters

Desiree from Camelot Art Creations was inspired to create her own stick art complements of Mother Nature. She was already well stocked on materials after gathering cypress branches  from her mother’s yard that were perfect for letter making. Desiree spelled out ‘JOY’ for the holidays, but this idea could be used across the seasons. You […Read More]

Canvas Train Painting

When Kim from Tiaras and Bowties – Think Smink saw the locomotive mural decal featured in a Pottery Barn Kids catalog, she immediately thought of her parents and their love of rustic items.  She knew she could recreate this mural onto canvas as a gift for them for Christmas. Kim painted the mural (and did […Read More]

Rustic Bedside Table

Ashley from Shanty 2 Chic recently finished a pair of nightstands that she made for her oldest son following plans from Ana White. I love the look of the rustic wood finish and how the canvas cubes fit perfectly underneath the drawer for extra storage. Plus, Ashley says these aren’t too difficult to build if […Read More]

Pencil Wall Decor

After seeing Pottery Barn Kid’s oversized wall pencil, Michell from Girl In Air knew she had to make it for her two-year-old son’s room. Michell shares at Craft Gossip how she created her own version for less than $15 using a pointed fence post, stove pipe, and paint. The pencil is adorable propped in a […Read More]

Storage Box Table

Amy from A Nest For All Seasons purchased an old wood box that once held silver at the thrift store for only thirty cents. After seeing Ballard’s beautiful campaign box table, the light bulb went off, and Amy made her own custom campaign box that she adores. Amy’s table design comes complete with birch branch […Read More]

Patchwork Quilt

Jaime from That’s My Letter made an awesome patchwork quilt for her little friend, Ben, who was moving into a big boy bed. She combined an assortment of timeless solids, stripes, and plaids that are perfect for boys of all ages. This is one quilt Ben won’t outgrow! Being the amazingly crafty lady that she […Read More]

Baby Doll Crib

Jeni from Becoming Martha found the Pottery Barn Kids doll sleigh bed for $59 and thought it would be cute for her little girl. When she later walked into her daughter’s room, Jeni realized she could make her own doll bed for free using her daughter’s old toddler bed. Jeni simply cut down the side […Read More]