Tagged: recycle

Paper Towel Roll Ghost Decoration

October is one of my favorite months of the year. I love the change of the season, the beautiful colors of the trees, the anticipation of the upcoming holidays, and of course Halloween! Although I have already started creating some of my Halloween designs, I felt like I had to… Read more

Shopping Bag Wrap

This trendy design is inexpensive to create and the cinnamon gives the gift a nice holiday scent. Now that Thanksgiving is over, it’s a good time to start gathering items to wrap your holiday gifts. I remember the days when I would spend $80 to $100 on decorative wrapping paper… 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

Earth Day Crafts and Decorations

Learn how to made beautiful Earth Day crafts and decorations by reusing household and recycled items. I show how to make paper, cards, vases, bracelets, flowers and more all from reused and normally discarded items. I love incorporating normally discarded items to create my projects. They are have so much… Read more

Pillow Boxes

I love to find interesting and inexpensive ways to wrap gifts. There are so many items that can be found around the house to use to create unique gift wrap.  Reused paper towel, wrapping paper tubes and even toilet paper rolls can be used to make pillow boxes accented with… Read more

4th of July Party Decorations and Crafts

I visited Channel 8 in Washington DC to demonstrate how to easily create inexpensive and festive 4th of July decorations. I like to use household items and easily accessible materials found at your local craft store. These projects can be made in advance to help reduce the stress of entertaining… Read more

Fireworks Bottle Design

Here is a whimsical bottle design perfect for New Year’s Eve. Whether you are going to toast the new year with Champagne or sparkling cider, this bottle of bubbly is sure to be a great conversation piece and add a festive touch to any New Year’s celebration.  I created this… Read more