The season is changing, and I couldn’t be happier. Fall or Autumn (whichever you prefer) is my favorite time of the year. I love celebrating Halloween and Thanksgiving, and there are pumpkins and leaves everywhere! And let’s not forget about Pumpkin Spice drinks. In honor of the season, I have compiled a list of my […] … Continue reading Friday Favorites: DIY Fall Pumpkin Crafts – a re-blog!
I recently had an idea on how to fill an empty corner of my office without spending a dime. This involved an empty wood spool upcycled into a seasonally decorated side table. The spool I had in mind was a smaller spool, and it was just sitting in a warehouse waiting to be hauled to the dumpster. Of course, my upcycling senses kicked in! How could I let such a useful object be hauled off?
Just as we prepare our houses and wardrobes for the long months of winter, our gardens require preparations that will not leave them crying out for help once the season is over. There are many DIY projects to complete in your garden before winter that won’t require spending any money on new tools or products, and they are not time-consuming either.
I was recently given an old handmade decorative shelf, so I'm sharing the results of my first attempt chalk painting an antique wax finish to give this old shelf a makeover. While I've chalk painted several projects, I've always done the clear or white wax, so the antique look is a first for me!