Category: Reuse

Reuse household items to create fun crafts and decorations

Red, White and Blue Strawberry Kabobs

White chocolate dipped strawberry kabobs with blueberries create a fun and festive dessert for the 4th of July. They are so easy to make and a perfect accent for any table setting. The white chocolate and strawberry flavors meld together to make these decorative dessert kabobs taste like strawberries and… Read more

Fireworks at the Washington Monument

Growing up in the DC area, the Washington Monument being illuminated with fireworks in the night sky has become an iconic symbol for the 4th of July. As you may already know, I love creating theme platters for my events like I did here and here.  I thought a miniature… Read more

Cheap and Easy DIY Spring Centerpiece Ideas (DIY Picket Fence Planter)

I love to create Cheap and Easy DIY Spring Centerpiece ideas using reused and inexpensive items. I change my table centerpiece every season and I wanted to create something unique that would be a nice Easter and Spring table decoration. This white picket fence planter is perfect to add spring… Read more

Valentine’s Napkin Rings

I like to add a little romance to a Valentine’s Day dinner with pretty napkin rings but never wanted to buy them for just one night. I came up with an easy and inexpensive solution. I love to reuse household items so I created napkin rings from a paper towel… Read more
Painted Bubble Wrap Valentine's Box

Stunning DIY Valentine’s Day Gift Box (Painted Bubble Wrap)

Create a beautiful DIY Valentine’s gift box with painted bubble wrap. I am always looking for new ways to reuse what I already have on hand. I had the idea of painting bubble wrap to give my DIY Valentine’s Day gift boxes and bags a nice textured almost beaded look.… Read more