Category: Reuse

Minced Words

You can easily create a custom tailored message in a gift wrap or card. Thoughtful words cut from magazines are sure to touch the heart of your Valentine. Materials Reused White Shopping Bag or white gift wrap Recycled magazines Extra buttons Craft Glue Directions Wrap a box in reused white… Read more

Super Bowl Party Decorations

I braved the snow showers Friday morning to visit my friends at Let’s Talk Live to show how to make creative decorations for your Super Bowl gathering. Most of my ideas use recycled items and things you may already have around your house. I did create some 49ers crafts as… Read more

Ravens at Broncos Bingo

Here is a fun way to watch the Ravens Broncos game…play football Bingo. This will add a little extra spice to the game and will help make your football time into more of of party environment. I used bottle caps painted purple and black as the markers. You can give… Read more

Dictionary Leaves (leevz) n.

I took a class at an amazing specialty craft store called Queens Ink at Historic Savage Mill and learned about Dylusions Ink Spray. As soon as started using it, I envisioned myself transforming old books into autumn leaves. I had some dictionaries laying around that I no longer had use… Read more

Turkey Print Dress

I stopped by to see my friends at Let’s Talk Live in Washington DC this morning to show them how to make beautiful Thanksgiving decorations using natural elements and on-hand items. In celebration of Thanksgiving, I wore a BCBG feather print dress. I thought a bird pattern would be appropriate… Read more

Sometimes the Simplest Things…

I have been very busy this week finishing all of my Thanksgiving decorations and preparing for two TV segments. I will be on News Channel 8 tomorrow showing more of my Thanksgiving ideas.  I tend to create faster than I can blog so I am posting five of my easy… Read more

Turkey Time

It’s that time of year again when we all in anticipation of golden roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, cranberry sauce and apple pie. I can’t think of any other meal that is more of a comfort food than Thanksgiving dinner. I love to cook and I think I am pretty… Read more

Scared Pumpkin

I had an old terracotta planter that I wanted to reuse and thought that it would be perfect for creating a jack-o-lantern face. I wanted him to look afraid of my other Halloween decorations so I planting tall grass in the pot to give him more of a scared look.… Read more