DIY

Gold Leaf Mirror DIY

So the story is that the mirror above my fireplace has a very nice shape but its flat black color was not wowing me anymore.  I wanted something that felt a bit more special.  Cue the gold leaf.  Now I will not mince words.  Gold leafing something is big pain in the butt.  While not

How to Make a Magnolia Garland for Free

I always have a bit of an ethical conundrum when I go to throw a party.  I feel like I need to make some kind of signage or garland out of paper for decor and then I feel bad about the paper that I’ve used for only one event.  Obviously I recycle it afterwards, but

Blood Splatter Napkins DIY

It has kind of been killing me that we haven’t been able to do a Halloween DIY this year so I decided to throw one together in literally 5 minutes the other night with some things I already had with the addition of white napkins I picked up at Target.  You will notice by the

Starry Lantern DIY

I have had a plain, unopened paper lantern sitting one of my craft boxes for a couple years now and I decided that this weekend was finally the time to do something with it.  I came up with this idea unsure of how it would work out but I think all said and done, it

Quick Copper Vase DIY

Here I am again, telling you something was a DIY when in fact it is really just reusing an attractive beer bottle as a vase.  I realize I am sneaky.  Corey finished off his alcoholic beverage and I thought well wouldn’t that look lovely with a little bit of copper contact paper on it.  So

Grosgrain Roman Shades {DIY}

Let me start off this post by saying I had little to nothing to do with this DIY.  My lovely genius mother sewed and constructed these roman shades and made my windows look like angels.  I wasn’t even smart enough to take pictures of each of the steps, so all I can show you is