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
It's pretty amazing what you can do with paint. Not only can you simply give an item a new color but you can also change the look of the material. Whether you want something to look like metal, wood, or even tree bark, there is an easy technique. I'll show you how to make wood
Birch bark decor is popular in rustic decorating. But what if you don't have access to real bark? Although a lot of craft supply stores are now carrying birch bark, it may not be ideal to use real bark for your particular project. Depending on the size and shape of the item you want to
Driftwood is a perfect type of wood to make signs with. Most driftwood is nice and smooth which makes an excellent base for painting or other finishing. Plus, the unique shapes of driftwood make them very interesting to look at. These DIY driftwood signs are a great inspiration for creating your own sign. How To
Since candles are so popular to have in the home, some focus should be put on candle holders. Instead of a plain plate or glass container, think of other ways to add some style with the holder. These candle holder ideas are all unique and work to enhance a rustic decorating style. Unique Candle Holder
Because there are so many things that you can do with acorns, you may find yourself hunting outside for them. This is all fine and good if your prepare them properly before using in crafts. Not only do they need to be cleaned, but they also need to be free of bugs like weevils. You
Although I love vintage books in their proper form, sometimes it's best to repurpose one for a different use. One such book, that I had, was already starting to fall apart. Instead of throwing it out, I decided to make a book picture frame. A book cover, without the pages, makes a perfect easel for
Wooden flowers are great to use in decorating when the weather doesn't allow for fresh flowers. See how to make these flowers using tree slabs and pinecones.