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 ­čÖé 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…

Exploring ‘The Chairy Orchard’: A Field of Chairs

I finally completed one item on the Texas Bucket List, which was visiting the Chairy Orchard, which is not a field of cherries or a cherry farm. It is a quirky collection of random chairs in Denton, Texas. Anne Pearson and Judy Smith, friends since 1973, met in the meadow that happens to be in…

Boho Home Series -Painted Recycled Wood Stairs for Display

After a long time, I finally worked on projects besides Harry Potter. My first was a recycling effort for some old wooden stairs that I found discarded at a thrift store, to use for displaying figurines and mini collectibles . I designed it based on some wooden jewelry boxes I had seen at World Market,…

Decoupage old wood furniture with book titles

I had an old bar chair with a broken leg that couldn’t be used for sitting. I decided to convert it into an outdoor planter. This would be my first trash to treasure project and I was super excited. Materials: You need one old wooden chair (or any old wooden furniture) Outdoor mod podge White…