With Spring just a few melted snowdrifts away, many of us are pulling out our glue guns and getting to work on fun crafts to welcome a new season. Laura Beth from A Step in the Journey tells us about her latest project. “I started with a few Starbucks frappuccino bottles saved for me by friends at work, and took off the labels with GOO Gone.”
Kristen from Lipstick and Sawdust has turned her skill for reusing and repurposing into something that benefits more than just her family. “This project was created for my child’s school auction. I cut hundreds of slices from different fallen tree branches found in my driveway and on the side of the road in my area,” she explains.
Inspired by all of the Easter egg crafts she’s been seeing, Claire of Huppie Mama thought to herself, “Well, instead of an egg craft, why don’t I make something with the egg cartons?”
At Confessions of a Serial DIYer, Christy had this tulip wreath from last year’s spring decor. “I had it hanging in the garage and it had fallen several times and was looking a little tattered, ” she explains, so she decided to take the wreath apart and make something else for this year.
I think it’s fair to say that we all have a few books on our shelves that we’re either a) slightly embarrassed to admit that we own OR b) we’ve read and loved them so often that they look a bit worse for the wear. You may even possess books that fit both categories at once! Emily at My So-Called DIY Blog has a solution to both issues. Check out how she covered up some of the books on her shelf.
Several years ago, Sara spotted this mantle clock at a garage sale and brought it home. Initially, she thought that maybe her husband could fix it, but it turned out that a few key components were missing….so using it as an actual clock got scrapped. Sara shares what she did with it instead at Thrifty Treasures.
Amy shared this craft at Stow & Tell U for Valentine’s Day. Her version of this is definitely geared for that holiday, but this is a concept that you could adapt for any holiday or event–it would be super cute at a wedding, actually. Amy crafted her version using scraps of pallet wood.