How many times do you write little notes to yourself or someone else in the family but need a spot where they will be noticed? I feel like I am always jotting things down as reminders but don’t just want to lay them down on a counter or table. Since I’m also not a huge fan of using the refrigerator as a big magnet board, I found some creative alternatives that will do the job but still look decorative. And, you can easily make any of these DIY magnet boards yourself.
How many times have you opened up a board game to play only to find that half of the games pieces are missing? It may seem like the game is now useless but before you throw it in the trash, consider some of these fun recycled crafts that you can try. You may be surprised that crafting with old board games can create some decorative home decor.
Besides collecting twigs for a fire pit fire, there is another great reason to start a twig collection. Twigs are basically a staple for so many rustic craft projects. I especially like to use birch twigs in most of my twig crafts. They are flexible, have nice coloring, and can be found in a variety of diameters. Over the years, I have done quite a variety of projects using twigs to decorate my home with. They are easy to work with and give just the right rustic touch. Here are 25 twig crafts that I hope you will enjoy.
How many of you have a stash of wooden clothespins laying around your house? Chances are that you don’t need your full supply for the occasional hanging of laundry. So what to do with all of those extra clothespins? Whether regular size, mine or extra large, I’ll show you a variety of clothespin crafts that will transform them into usable and decorative home accessories.
You know what they say – one man’s trash is another one’s treasure! Boy is that true! Although I haven’t actually gone digging through trash cans, I have found a lot of seemingly useless junk in other ways. In fact, I’ll show you some of the treasures I found at flea markets that others may look at as simply trash. These trash to treasure craft ideas will have you thinking twice before throwing anything out.
The other day I was looking at my bulletin board and realized that it could use a little more style. For one, the thumbtacks, on my board, were just standard and plain. It’s funny how even the smallest of details can make a difference with what inspires you. Since your everyday standard thumbtacks don’t really add much style, I thought I could probably just make my own. Using those plain thumbtacks as a base, it’s easy to give them a fun upgrade. My DIY thumbtacks are very rustic chic. By using branches and clear shiny sequins, I was able to create a style that I like and dresses up my bulletin board.
Before you throw anything out, you may want to give it a second look. Could that item be used for something else? There are so many ways to repurpose old things into new items that you may not have considered. I have put together a collection of 50 unique and creative ways to repurpose your old stuff.
Any rustic or farmhouse style home can use some unique homemade decor. Since rustic accents are so popular, I put together a collection of rustic crafts for home decor. Most of these projects are easy to complete and are very budget friendly. No matter what room in the house you are decorating, you will find a project perfect for the space.
Since bottle caps are such a renewable and almost limitless craft supply, it seems that you can never have enough craft ideas to keep up with the resource. I know that I am always saving buckets of those caps for a rainy day and have had several opportunities to put them to use in bottle cap crafts.
Today I thought I would compile a posting of some of my top rustic crafts. These are a combination of crafts from nature and recycled crafts. Because of this, all of them are very budget friendly.
We do craft projects for a variety of different reasons. Some need to be done for serious occasions like decorating for special events like anniversary parties, weddings or holidays. Other times we take special care for home decor crafting or important gift items. There are those moments, though, when it can be all fun and games……literally! Either making your own board or yard games or using old game pieces in a craft project is just plain fun. I have come up with a collection of fun game crafts that either incorporate game pieces or they are a craft to make a game itself. Enjoy!
A well stocked craft room is so nice to have when you get the urge to start creating. Sometimes I figure out what to make based on what supplies I have on hand. With rustic crafts, there are so many project ideas that use some of the same rustic supplies. Because of this, I thought I would come up with a collection of rustic craft supplies that are always good to have on hand.