Happy National Sock Day

I have recently become a fan of celebrating the most obscure national days ever. A national sock day is right up my alley. National Sock Day on December 4th recognizes the rarest of all lasting unities, the marriage of matched socks. When they manage to find each other, wash after wash, dry after to dry,…

Recycled Necktie Phone Holder / Wallet

I have been having a lot of fun recycling items at home. One of my favorite projects was the recycled necktie pouch. I used some really old ties that I got at the thrift store and converted them into handy pouches for phones / wallets. These make great stocking stuffers. Keep reading for a fun…

DIY ‘Recycled Button’ Halloween Cards

I have a lot of buttons from various outfits that I’ve collected over the years. My niece gave me the wonderful idea of using them in cards to make something unique. I love how they turned out and there is so much room for creativity with this idea. Materials: Lots and lots of buttons (some…

DIY Rubik’s Cube Foam Tissue Box

Ever since watching Big Bang Theory, I’ve wanted to make my own Rubik’s cube tissue box, like the one seen below. Super easy and takes very little time to make once you have everything ready. Materials: Felt (in assorted colors) Black foam board Hot glue An existing tissue box for dimensions (you can also find…

Happy Hobbit Day :)

Hobbit Day is a name used for September 22 in reference to its being the birthday of the hobbits Bilbo and Frodo Baggins. The American Tolkien Society first proclaimed Hobbit Day and Tolkien Week in 1978, and defines them as : “Tolkien Week is observed as the calendar week containing September 22, which is always observed as…

Boho Home Series – All Occasion Dried Flower Message Cards

This tutorial describes how I make DIY dried flower cards cardboard backing. These make great ‘feel good’ gifts to give for all occasions. Materials: Assorted flowers / petals Hot Glue & Matte Mod Podge Patterned paper Cardboard Glitter glue pens / puffy paint Sharpies Process You will need to first dry the flowers by leaving…

DIY Harry Potter Series – Assorted Keychains

Happy birthday Harry Potter 🙂 To celebrate Potter’s birthday, I am sharing a DIY on quick and easy Potter themed keychains to give as stocking stuffers for Christmas. A very fun DIY to spend an hour on, not requiring any tools. Materials: Harry Potter party pack from party city Assorted magic themed items (I had…

DIY Harry Potter Series – ‘Potion No. 7’ Soothing Oil

I started doing a summer spa series of DIYs to give as gifts and to sell online. I love how some of these experiments turned out. Today’s DIY is a soothing oil blend infused with dried flowers and herbs. This Orange-Calendula-Almond Oil infusion is grat for relaxing the mind after a long and stressful day….

Resin Series – Resin Photo Holders Using Recycled Paper Clips

Hey crafters and fellow DIY-ers. Today’s DIY makes the perfect holder for photos or placeholders. Takes less than 30 minutes to make once all supplies are ready. Materials: Epoxy Resin Kit Molds (I used old paper cupcake liners) Paints or colorants Paper Clips Optional: Charms, beads, glitter and more Process: Follow the resin kit instructions…