Rebecca of Borei Designs says she has a love-hate relationship with glassware. While she adores all the beautiful designs available for purchase and has bought a few sets, the glasses are frequently being broken in her house. Instead of continuing to throw her money away, Rebecca decided to make over dollar store glasses with homemade […Read More]
If you love a good handmade wedding gift, here’s an adorable idea to store away from Katie at View from the Fridge. Katie shares at My Crafty Spot how she made these Mr. and Mrs. dishtowels for only $1. Yep, that’s right – a buck! And if it’s not enough that these personalized dishtowels are […Read More]
There’s not much that melts a Grandma’s heart like her grandchildren, and most grandmas will go gaga for a gift personalized with their names. Last year I created this framed wall art for my mother-in-law for Mother’s Day. At Infarrantly Creative I walk you through the process to make your own custom printable using a free online program. I promise it is super quick and easy and sure to bring a smile to Grandma or Mom’s face!
This morning I shared some pretty monogrammed soaps that Amy from The Idea Room carved up herself. I love the idea of pairing the soaps with a DIY monogram hand towel for Mom. Amy tells exactly how easy this project is: “This project literally took me about 15 minutes to complete and I had all the products already on hand…Love it when that happens!” Even if you don’t use a Silhouette or their sewable fabric interfacing, you could still easily pull this off by tracing and cutting out your own letter and adhering it with Heat ‘n Bond.
I’m excited to share a double feature for our final day of Mother’s Day gift ideas from one of my bloggy buddies, Amy from The Idea Room. Amy is a lover of monograms and decided to try her hand soap carving, and boy was I blown away by her skills! Isn’t it amazing how she transformed the bar of Lever 2000 with a veggie peeler? Throw in the pretty packaging, and you’ve got a great gift for Mother’s Day!
If your mom is a regular coffee or tea drinker, she will love waking up with a pretty monogrammed mug like this one by Andrea at The Cottage Market. Andrea simply added an initial to a decorative mug with a porcelain paint marker and then cured it per package directions. She says, “Add some yummy tea bags…some fresh coffee beans…maybe a vintage spoon and wrap pretty…a perfect gift for anyone!”
With two young children, I can attest to the fact that a stool is a necessity in the bathroom and can also be helpful if you’ve a little chef in the kitchen. While plastic stools get the job done, they just aren’t nearly as pleasing to the eye as a personalized wood stool like this one from Jaime at That’s My Letter. Jaime followed plans from Ana White to build her stool for next to nothing using scraps she had on hand. The hand painted personalization is just the icing on the cake!
While cleaning out her garage, Laura from Inspiration for Moms found a doormat that had seen better days. The front was dirty, tattered, and completely worn. Imagine her surprise when she flipped it over to find the back in great condition. That’s when the idea struck to create a DIY version of a Pottery Barn […Read More]