Lace Pressed Jewelry Dish

Esther from Wholly Kao wanted to come up with an original idea for a handmade gift swap with some friends. Instead of defaulting to jewelry, Esther was inspired to create a dish for holding rings and other small baubles. I love the designs that Esther achieved by pressing lace into the clay prior to baking. So pretty!

diy jewelry dish

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Paper Doily Knobs

Amanda from House Revivals is at it again with another way to make fancy hardware on the cheap. With a bit of paint and the application of a paper filigree cut from a doily, Amanda transformed a plain old wood knob into beautiful works of art. I love how she achieved the look of ceramic […Read More]

Vintage Lace Lampshade

Kathleen from Charm Bracelet Diva was shopping at Pier 1 with her daughter, whom she affectionately calls Chickadee #1, when she spotted a gorgeous lace lampshade that had her smitten. Of course…like many of us frugalistas the price tag was enough to send her home running for craft supplies to recreate it herself. I love […Read More]

Upcycled Doily Blanket

Heather from Shades of Tangerine was inspired to create her own snuggly throw with a vintage flair using materials from the thrift store. After collecting a stash of doilies and lace, Heather set to the task of arranging and hand sewing them to her secondhand blanket. I love a good upcycle project and think this […Read More]