Magnets with magnet boards are such a handy little way to display important notes and lists. I desperately needed something for up at our cabin to hold our ongoing lists of chores or things to bring back up with us. Previously, I was finding little notes scattered about the kitchen counter. I happen to hate clutter and would tuck them away to someplace safe. Someplace safe and forgotten! This led me to make a DIY magnet board in a rustic style
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.
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!
I once bought a bag of clothespins because I just needed a couple for hanging a curtain valance. This left me with a lot of extras that I didn’t know what to do with. However, I quickly figured out what to do with clothespins in projects around my house. There are several ways to decorate with clothespins.
Out of all the rustic materials to use in craft projects, cement is the most suitable for a modern rustic design style. The cool simplistic look of concrete tends to add a bit of sophistication to a space. There are so many cement crafts that you can do ranging from cement votives to concrete sinks. I thought it would be fun to experiment with a variety of different molds to see what I could make. Because of all the different looks that you can create, playing with cement is very addicting. This collection of DIY cement projects offers plenty of creative inspiration for your home.
You can really never have enough chip clips. I don’t know if it’s just us, but we have a lot of bags open at the same time. Whether it’s chips, nuts, coconut, or another pantry item, the bags all need to be resealed. There is an easy solution though. And, it’s one that is even decorative. You can simply make a whole stash of chip clips by using clothespins that you decorate.