Craft Projects category

  • Project: Faux Frosted Candle Holders

    I love having candles around my house, especially this time of year when it is still cold and dark. Lit candles (whether they be a real flame or a battery operated candle) can enhance the feeling or c...
    Feb 04, 2014 3 Comments

  • Dining Chair Make Over

    I had two dining room chairs and an office chair to recover.  I had an idea of what I was doing, but I wanted to make sure that I really had all the professional tips and tricks, so I watched/read an...
    Jan 16, 2014 3 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge 1 – No Sew “Leather” Card Wallet

    It is Iron Craft’s third anniversary, so for the challenge we were asked to make something from the traditional third anniversary gift, leather, or the modern gift, crystal. We had a little leew...
    Jan 14, 2014 2 Comments

  • Iron Craft Challenge 26 – Hanging Hearts Wreath

    Oh my, it’s the last Iron Craft challenge of 2013 and it’s during one of the busiest times of year. Luckily, the challenge was to make something that could be done in an hour or less. You ...
    Dec 31, 2013 3 Comments

  • Iron Craft Challenge #25 – Potted Christmas Tree

    For this Iron Craft challenge we were allowed to choose from any of the 2013 challenges to repeat. I didn’t go very far back and repeated challenge #24 Holiday. My husband Matt and I collect Chr...
    Dec 17, 2013 1 Comment

  • Project: North Woods Wreath

    My parents recently moved back from Memphis, TN to Duluth, MN. They did a lot of downsizing in the move including getting rid of most of their holiday decorations. At their new building people decorat...
    Dec 06, 2013 2 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’13 Challenge #24 – Paper Snowflake Trees

    We are in the height of holiday madness for Iron Craft this challenge. I just happened to see the perfect idea in the latest issue of Martha Stewart Living, paper trees. The trees in the magazine were...
    Dec 03, 2013 5 Comments

  • Project: Boxwood Wreath

    We have a new house (!) and there is boxwood in the front yard. Since we moved in, I have wanted to do a boxwood wreath. I did it! And now you can too. Boxwood Wreath (the real deal) Supplies: 18...
    Nov 26, 2013 2 Comments

  • Advent Calendar Project ’13 – Week 23

    (For the 24 weeks leading up to December 1st, we’ll be making a Christmas ornament. Each one will be traditional to or inspired by a different country) This week we are headed to Japan for our o...
    Nov 15, 2013 1 Comment

  • Project: Glitter Owl Christmas Ornament

    I was looking through some catalog the other day and they had these cute glass owl ornaments. Basically, they were a Christmas ball with indentations for the eyes. It got me thinking of a version I co...
    Nov 12, 2013 5 Comments