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 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…

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…

Boho Home Series – DIY Chakra Balancing Candles

I have a friend who is really into healing and meditation. Chakra candles seemed like a perfect gift for her birthday. I used clear shot glasses to make these with cotton wicks. Love how they turned out 🙂 Chakra healing is an excellent way to balance your chakras and find balance within your body and…

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…

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…

Boho Home Series – Mandala Stone Art DIY for Beginners

Mandala stone art is the latest trend in the crafting world. The intricate patterns, colors and designs are eye-catching and very relaxing to create. There is a lot of room to play around with different types of paints. The best part of mandalas is that you do not need any special skills as a painter,…

Trash to Treasure: Revamping an antique plant holder

While sifting through a thrift sale, I found this beauty. This was perfect for a sunny spot to display hanging plants or small pots. It just needed a lot of work. Here are before and after shots. The piece was dusty, faded and had 2 loose nails at the bottom that needed tightening. Other than…