Here’s a quick and easy project for anyone who has access to animals. That would be wood or plastic animals, not the real thing–you don’t want to drill holes in those! Anyway, Betsy from Happily Ever After Etc. came up with this project, and while she purchased her animal from Amazon, you can find similar animals in toy bins and garage sales across America. Look around–you might find one in your own house!
Chas from A Woman’s Haven had an assortment of knobs left in her craft stash after hosting a crafting event. She also had some old shutters.
The empty spaghetti sauce jar after a recent dinner inspired Katie at Little House of Four to start a quick project. Looking at the jar, she realized that it would be just right for storing all of the pocket change she finds while doing laundry.
At Ellery Designs, Michelle was trying to convince her husband that they needed some floating shelves on their dining room wall when he said he thought those shelves would look better against a background of rustic wood. “I have to admit I wasn’t totally sold on the idea,” Michelle admits, “but let him run with it and now I can say I’m totally obsessed!” For this project, her husband used wood pallets that they already had.
“As I was digging through some of our home decor boxes in the basement I found this frame and started brainstorming what I could do with it,” says Jessie at Imperfectly Polished. She decided to turn it into art for her master bedroom gallery wall.
Over at The Happy Housie, Krista has been decorating in soft neutrals this winter. One of her recent projects was to transform several clay flowerpots. Do you have any of these lying around?
Everyone’s got a few paper plates lying around, right? Well, here’s a fun and easy Valentine craft for kids (or adults) that just takes a paper plate and a few other craft supplies to make. It’s the brainchild of Noreen at Crafty Journal.