Christmas Rose Petal Candle

I got a cute Christmas tin last year and wanted to make a nice Christmas scented candle but didn’t have the right oils. I decided on a rose scented one with dried petals in the mix. Materials: Old tin or jar Rose essential oil, dried rose petals Beeswax or soy wax Double boiler setup Wick…

DIY Harry Potter Series – Mini ‘Hall of Prophecies’ Ornament

I got this idea from Pinterest and just had to try it. Plus it would be a ‘Order of Phoenix’ themed ornament for my year long Potter exchange group. Love when everything fits together :). Materials: Old altoids or mint tin Acrylic paints – Black, midnight blue, color shift blue Old cardboard Hot glue, Mod…

DIY Harry Potter Series – Spa Gift Ideas

Lots of fun, great-smelling DIYs in this post for y’all to enjoy and give as gifts (or sell online for some extra cash). I’ve turned my home into a chemistry lab of sorts. I have wax melting in one corner for candles, whipped butter for lotions and soap molds with beakers in the other corner….

Hydro Dip Bottle Art w/ Nail Polish

I got a really cute Canadian maple leaf bottle from my friend and decided to do a hydro dip technique using nail polish. Hydro dipping works because the polish lays on the water surface and does not mix. When you submerge the object, the paint sticks to the it providing a water proof sealant on…

Friendly Friday – Something Different – New Pet Shenanigans

The most prominently different thing for me this past week has been adopting a baby chinchilla, as a companion to my older one. Chilli is the older one at 10 years and Pepper is 18 weeks old. This isn’t too different for me since I already have one chin but it’s different observing their personalities…

Boho Home Series – Recycled Wine Bottle LED Displays

Thanks to my drinking friends, I get a lot of wine bottles to reuse. I used two to create LED displays with bottle string lights I got at the dollar store. These were completed at the right time too. I got to use them during the terrible snow storm we had in Texas 2 weeks…