Tagged: reusing

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

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

Elegant Thanksgiving Decorations

I braved the freezing cold and biting wind this morning to visit my friends at WBAL to demonstrate how to create elegant Thanksgiving decorations and centerpieces using natural elements, on hand items and inexpensive things found at the local craft store. Some of the Thanksgiving decorations I showed were how… 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

DIY Halloween Decorations

Here are some of my Halloween decorations illuminated with LED lights. I love to reuse household items when ever I can especially for my Halloween decorations and crafts. My Boo box is made from a reused snack box. I cut out a window and printed BOO on translucent paper. I… Read more