What do Christmas and old jewelry have in common? The answer may seem obvious when you look at all of the glitz and sparkle that come out during the holidays. Jewelry is full of shiny color, sparkle, pearly whites, and of course tons of silver and gold. If you've ever wondered what to do with
Over the years, I have really enjoyed making my own Christmas ornaments. They seem to add a little more nostalgia to the Christmas tree due to the fact that they were lovingly made. Because I like a rustic chic Christmas tree, this year I decided to incorporate twigs and old buttons into a snowflake ornament.
Create your own holiday magic with these easy to put together DIY Christmas decorations.
There are about as many styles of Christmas stockings as there are ornaments on a tree. Of course, my favorite style is rustic. The nice thing about rustic styling is that it is simplistic and not necessarily perfect in design. For instance, repurposed fabrics, including old clothes, or a rough seam just add to the
When a single large Christmas tree is simply not enough, try scattering a whole forest of miniature trees around your home! This is easy to do when you make your own tabletop Christmas tree. A table top tree looks great displayed on a table, mantel, or shelf. And, a Christmas tree can be made from
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Everywhere you look, there is Christmas decor popping up. However, before you go out and purchase some of these festive temptations, you may want to consider making some of your own Christmas decor. Besides homemade ornaments or DIY garland, it's also really easy to make your own
Part of the fun of gift giving is in the gift packaging itself. If you have a lot of gifts to give, like at Christmas, the fancy wrapping can start to get expensive! One way to curtail some of the expense is by making your own bows. You can use things like scrap wrapping paper
DIY Christmas cards are a great way to save money and personalize your cards at the same time. If coming up with the words is the easy part but images are somewhat lacking, download one of my free Christmas images to get started. All of the images are formatted to fit a 8 1/2 x
Small twigs are great to use in so many rustic craft projects. Since you can shape the twigs into shapes or words, they are very versatile as a natural craft supply. A twig Christmas tree is especially easy to make and I'll show you how to incorporate some into your own rustic Christmas decor. In
What is better than creating decorative items straight from nature? Natural items, like pinecones, are already beautiful which makes them perfect for incorporating into holiday decor. In fact, there are so many Christmas decorations that you can make with pinecones. From garland to wreaths to even pinecone trees, there are many creative ideas. However, today
Just like icing on a cake, a Christmas tree topper really puts the emphasis on your overall tree style. When you plan for a warm country Christmas theme, a rustic tree topper is a must. Although there are plenty of traditional ideas with a rustic twist, there are also plenty of unique ways that you
With all of the different designs, colors, ages and textures available, paper is a great material to use in crafting. In fact, it is probably one of the most versatile craft supplies. Not only can you get a variety of looks, but paper is also very easy to work with. Today's focus is on paper