Inspired by some of the Christmas trees she’d seen made out of driftwood over the years, Amanda wanted to make a tree of her own from fallen branches. She tells all about the project at Crafts By Amanda.
You know you’re committed to upcycling when you keep a collection of burnt-out Christmas lights. Amanda at Mommy is Coocoo does, and her lights have finally found their second life as a colorful Christmas wreath.
Alex loves work socks. She says, “I don’t know what it is about them that I adore but to me they scream Canadian Winter and endless decor and craft projects.” Because of this love, she had several pair that were wearing out in the soles. At Northstory, she shows us how she upcycled them into the Christmas wreath of her dreams.
From her crafty corner of Hungary, Lavender Girl is showing us how to make a beautiful Christmas wreath out of toilet paper rolls. Believe me, it’s worth using Google Translate to see what’s been coming together at Croissant and Lavender.
“I have lots of fabric remnants,” says Amanda from Mommy is Coocoo. “I also have this big, blank wall in our newly painted guest bedroom. Hmmm . . .” Check out how she used her fabric and a collection of embroidery hoops to create an amazing art wall!
Ashley at Bigger Than the Three of Us just might be a genius. When a window makeover left her with a bunch of used blinds, she turned them into a sunburst mirror. This may be the first time in the history of ever that mini-blinds have looked so cool!