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Easter Pail

DIY Easter Pail From Reused Items

It’s almost Spring and with Easter not far away, it is time to start thinking about Easter baskets ideas. There are many different ways to make a stylish Easter basket but this DIY Easter pail is made from reused items, is super cute, and not only can it be used… Read more
how to paint artificial flowers

How to Paint Artificial Flowers with Acrylic Paint

This is how I learned how to paint artificial flowers with acrylic paint. I have always loved fresh flowers and used to buy a bunch every week at a little stand at the Metro to decorate my apartment when I lived in Downtown Bethesda. I have been told that the… Read more
quiche cups

Easy Ham and Cheese Quiche Cups Recipe

Every Sunday morning in my house I make brunch. It can vary from scrambled eggs and pancakes to omelets and yogurt parfaits. My menu usually includes amazing maple turkey and applewood smoked bacon from the Amish Market. Sometimes I get in the mood to be creative and make a new… Read more
Decorated Plastic Eggs

DIY Decorated Plastic Eggs

As most of you already know, I love to repurpose and make many of my crafts reusable like these decorated plastic eggs. I realize that plastic Easter eggs are already reusable but why not have more of a reason to want to keep them by making them pretty. The fun… Read more
DIY Easter Wreath

Beautiful DIY Easter Wreath With Real Eggshells

Here is an easy to create DIY Easter wreath using household items and inexpensive things from the craft or dollar store. I love to reuse items to create my designs whenever I can because it is less expensive and I think it makes things more interesting. For this Easter wreath,… Read more
DIY Easter Chicks

DIY Easter Chicks Using Real Eggshells

Learn how to make these adorable DIY Easter Chicks gift wrap designs. I have always loved reusing items that are normally discarded and turning them into something unexpected and wonderful. When I was asked to create a whimsical Easter gift design for Nashville Wraps, I immediately thought of using real… Read more
Recycled Milk Carton Vase

How to Make Beautiful Milk Carton Vases

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
DIY Birch Log Centerpiece

DIY Birch Log Centerpiece

Spring is just around the corner and to celebrate the anticipated season, bring the outdoors inside with this beautifully decorated DIY birch log centerpiece. There is nothing more beautiful than adding natural elements to a floral design. Combining a hollow birch log, moss and small rocks accented with vibrant fabric… Read more