Make these rustic birdhouses using birch trees and tin signs. Rusty tin looks junky at first sight but when made into a birdhouse roof, it looks shabby chic!
I was thinking back to making paper snowflakes as a kid and remembering how much fun it was. The different designs that you can make just from changing the cuts is addicting. This thought made me wonder how I could make a rustic version of a snowflake. And then, the answer came shouting back at
Autumn is such a pretty time of year. It's a time when the leaves start changing colors and the apple crops are in full swing. With all of the warm colors outside, it makes sense to do a little change up inside the house. It may start with getting new candles in scents of pumpkin
Chalkboards are seen all over in rustic decorating. In fact, it seems to be quite the rage in farmhouse style homes. There is just something so charming about the distressed look of a chalkboard and chalk writings. If you want to add a chalkboard to a room in your house, don't go out and buy
Sometimes rustic decorating can also be a little whimsical and fun. That is the look I was going for when I made a centerpiece for our cabin. Since cabin or cottage style tends to be a little more eclectic, I wanted my centerpiece to reflect that. So, instead of just putting birch branches in a
You can pretty much make anything, attach a hanger to it, and call it wall art. Whenever I get a creative streak, my first go to is to make something for the wall. There are no rules and you can just have fun. That is how my DIY bird wall art came to be. I
It all started from a walk down a two track. What I saw made me think twice about my walking habits. In fact, I was downright fearful. I needed something to carry, to keep me from certain danger. A big stick would probably do the trick. And that was the beginning of my DIY walking
One of my favorite rustic craft projects is making birch candle holders. When I first started seeing these in rustic home interior stores, I thought they would be fairly simple to make. If you have the right tools, the rustic candle holders really are a breeze to make. And, since birch bark looks so clean
Have you ever wanted to spell out a word on a DIY sign only to be disappointed by your handwriting? Although stencils are always an option, there is another rustic way. Simply spell out your word using small twigs or branches. All you have to do with DIY twig letters is to cut up some
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
Flower pots come in all shapes and sizes and some were never intentionally made to be flower pots at all. Pretty much anything that can hold dirt can do the job. I wanted to design a flower pot for the Spring season and came up with an easy idea using a couple of repurposed items.
My favorite DIY projects are those that incorporate natural materials or are upcycled in some way. This DIY clock has a little of both. A rustic tree slice makes up the base of the clock. And, the face of the clock is upcycled from an old CD. I was even able to upcycle a little