Tagged: buttons

Candy to Go

These whimsical Valentine’s takeout boxes are a fun way to give candy and treats to friends or teachers to show them you care. They are so easy to make. The red one was inspired by candy conversation hearts and for the pink, I just wanted to make something flirty and… Read more

Extra Button and Yarn Gift Wrap

Use those extra buttons you have laying around the house to create a fun, whimsical yarn gift wrap design.  I wrapped the gift in double-layered crinkled tissue, threaded the buttons onto textured yarn and wrapped the yarn around the box in a random pattern.  I tied the yarn in a… Read more

Beautiful and Unique Gift Wrap

I stopped by NBC affiliate WBAL to show how to create some of my unique gift wrapping using household items and things you can find at your local craft store. I once was one of those people who would spend a fortune on fancy wrapping paper and ribbon so my… Read more

Recycled Gift Wrap Card

A beautiful floral card design can be created from items you probably already have around your house. This is an easy design to create and can quickly be made over and over again once you have constructed your initial pattern. You can get creative with the colors and textures of… Read more

Recycled Gift Wrap Card

We’ve all been there when you needed a card but the stores were closed or you just didn’t have a time to stop and buy one. Or maybe you just wanted to make something personal that is an original and you don’t feel like spending money on a card that… Read more

Decorative Pail

Accent your home with this stylish flower pail created from repurposed and recycle items found around the house. This design has dimension and elegance that could not be achieved from using new items. This decorated pail can be used hold flowers, hold small items, and it can even double as… Read more

Reused Items Gift Wrap

This is my newest project I created for Scotch Brand for their website. A fun spring gift wrap design can be made with items found around the house. I cut the flowers from pieces of reused greeting cards — they have such beautiful designs it seems a shame to not… Read more

Recycled Magazine Gift Wrap

Before you toss your magazines into the recycled bin, cut out thoughtful words to create a custom message attached to your gift wrap. Hand torn strips of paper create an artistic touch to the gift. Strips of paper are cut to make a paper ribbon strip and bow. I glued… Read more

Double Heart Card

I haven’t purchased a card since I realized how easy it was to create beautiful handmade cards. This one is fun to make and is sure to warm the heart of your Valentine. Some of the items you may already have on hand. Click here to see how I made… Read more