Tagged: reusing

Earth Day Crafts and Decorations

I stopped by Let’s Talk Live this morning to show how to reuse household items to make fun and beautiful crafts. It is amazing what you can create when you raid your recycle bin! Love our Earth by trying to reuse whenever possible…Happy Earth Day! Here I am teaching the… Read more

Halloween Decorations Using Household Items

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. I love to create fun and scary decorations to creep up my house and surprise trick-or-treaters. I also love to throw Halloween themed parties and have unusual and unexpected decorations. They serve as a great conversation piece and create a fun party environment.… 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

Wedding Reception Ideas

I am back on Let’s Talk Live again in DC to show my Elegant Wedding Reception ideas. It’s always fun going to their studio — they give me a lot to time to talk about my projects.… 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

Create a Time Capsule

This New Year’s Eve, start a new family tradition and make a time capsule. Create a list that includes current events in your life, favorite things, your state of mind, goals and resolutions for the upcoming year. Gather photos and items of interest along with your list put it in… Read more

Thanksgiving Napkin Ring

Thanksgiving napkin rings are a great way to add a festive touch to your table. They can be used at a place setting or displayed on the buffet table. Rather than buying napkin rings, I created a more economical version from tubes cut from paper towel rolls, covered with ribbon,… Read more

Autumn Leaves

Autumn inspired elements and fall tones create a beautifully decorated gift design perfect for any occasion. Scotch® Quick Dry Tacky Glue easily secures fabric leaves to the gift to add an ornamental accent. This is my latest design I created for 3M/Scotch Brand. Click here to see how to create… Read more

Wailing Ghost

This ghost display is sure to chill your home as either a table centerpiece or a decorative accent. I used household items to create this Halloween craft. Click here to see how I created this design… Read more