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There are so many beautiful and useful things you can create with stuff you probably already have around your house. One day when I was tossing milk cartons into the recycle bin it occurred to me that could create beautiful and natural-looking vases out of these empty milk cartons. I… Read more
You can easily create beautiful DIY Tin Can Decorations with stuff you may already have around your house. Items that are normally discarded or thought of as trash can be easily transformed into pretty and very useful things. I love to repurpose items and turn them into something unexpected.
Everyone… Read more
Learn how to create a beautiful DIY Necklace Holder a perfect necklace storage idea. I love the look of long, layered necklace. They can dress up and add style to almost every outfit. Unfortunately, I have never had a very good way of storing them. I would hang them over… Read more
Have you ever wanted to learn how to make handmade paper? Spring is finally here! Everything is starting to grow and turn green. In the spirit of this glorious season, I created DIY handmade paper made from junk mail, scraps of paper, and natural elements. I embedded flower petals, leaves,… Read more
Learn how to make a birdhouse craft kit. With Mother’s Day quickly approaching (Sunday, May 9th), I wanted to share some of my ideas for sweet and heartfelt Mother’s Day gifts. One is this birdhouse craft kit. It is very easy to put together your personalized craft kit, custom-tailored for… Read more
Learn how to make an easy DIY Indoor Herb Garden Idea that brings Spring into your kitchen! There is nothing quite like cooking with fresh herbs. Whether you are preparing a simple mozzarella and tomato salad garnished with fresh basil or asparagus, potato frittata seasoned with fresh thyme. I like… Read more
DIY Egg Shakers is a fun thing to do with all of those leftover plastic Easter eggs. One idea I had is to make decoupage DIY egg shakers. This is a great project to make with kids and they are very easy to create. These plastic egg shakers DIY is… Read more
You are not going to believe how cheap and easy this DIY Farmhouse Decor white pitcher vase is to make using 2 household items. I love to make a decorative tray with seasonal decorations to put on my coffee table. Now that Spring is here, I wanted a pretty, Spring… Read more
I had a great time doing a DIY Easter and Spring decorations TV segment on WBAL NBC affiliate in Baltimore.
Click here to watch my DIY Easter and Spring segment.
I showed how to make this baby chick pinata hatching from an egg. This pinata is made from a cardboard… Read more
Growing up in the DC area, the beautiful cherry blossom tree has always been something I looked forward to in Spring. The street where I lived there was lined with cherry blossom trees on each side of the entire street. The flowers would blow off the tree and the street… Read more
I love to make decorative easy DIY Spring Centerpiece Ideas from reused items. Repurposing items to make decorations make them so interesting and different than anything you can buy. They can be changed frequently because they are easy and inexpensive to make using household items and inexpensive things from the… Read more
It’s amazing what you can do with things you may already have around your house like this repurposed bottle DIY Easter centerpiece. You don’t have to spend a lot of money to create a beautiful DIY Easter centerpiece to brighten your home. It is unbelievably easy to make this DIY… Read more
What could be more fun for Opening Day of the Major League Baseball season than to make these DIY Baseball Flowers out of things you may already have around your house! This is a perfect gift or decoration for someone who loves baseball. You can customize the container for your… Read more
Embrace the beauty of Spring with this elegant DIY bird’s nest centerpiece. This Spring decoration is so easy and inexpensive to make. I created this stylish design from items I found at the dollar store, plastic eggs, and real egg shells. I filled the nest with speckled eggs, hand-painted eggshells… Read more
Create these beautiful wire flowers as a stylish decoration or a special gift. With just a few inexpensive items, you can create these works of art. The nice thing about these abstract flowers is they do not have to be perfect, they look better if all of the petals are… Read more
Here’s a step-by-step tutorial on how to make Faberge Eggs gift boxes. I have always been fascinated with the jewel, encrusted Faberge Eggs and the amazing craftsmanship used to create these beautiful works of art. I thought it would be fun to make some candy box versions of these luxurious… Read more
A fun way to celebrate National Maryland Day is to create DIY Black-Eyed Susan, the Maryland State Flower, from reused water bottles. When I was creating a Preakness party ideas TV segment for WBAL-TV in Baltimore Maryland, I tried to find Black-Eyed Susan flowers everywhere to help decorate my table… Read more
Here are my 5 Favorite Craft Supplies I Can’t Live Without. I have been crafting, sewing, designing, and making creative things for as long as I can remember. Whether I am creating a spread for a TV segment, making costumes for a play, designing wearable art, or making something for… Read more
Here is a beautiful decoration you can make with plastic Easter eggs. These are actually a lot easier to make than they look. I created these Faberge Eggs for my Easter TV segment last year but I loved them so much, I am going to use then as a decorative… Read more