Projects to Try

3 DIY Art Project Ideas

I don’t know about you, but too many walls on my home are blank. I’ve been trying to fix that but often have a hard time finding things I like. So why not make something of my own? Even if it’s temporary until I find something else, bare walls do not make a cozy home. […]

DIY Art, Home Decor, Projects to Try

Project to Try: Movable Water Fountain

Lowes.com posts tons of great project ideas. Here’s one I’d like to try. Movable Water Fountain

Landscaping, Projects to Try

Project to Try: Latch Hook Rug

No no, not this kind… Come on now. Latch hook has come a long way. Take this latch hook rug made from old t-shirts: To make one yourself you’ll need: latch hook canvas latch hook tool old t-shirts scissors or rotary cutting tool/mat seam binding masking tape dye (optional) Laura at xoelle made hers for […]

Craft Projects, Projects to Try

To Do: Tie Better Bows

Hammering a nail I can do. Tying a bow, not so much. But it’s about time I learn. Up next on my to-do list: tie better bows. This video shows how to tie a bow with “free ribbon” (i.e. not attached to anything). Practice this for the next time a friend asks you to tie […]

Projects to Try

Back Entry Light

Yikes! I still haven’t completed our back entry hall update. The only thing left is a light fixture. Since the one I wanted is a bit out of my price range, I’m thinking of going the DIY route. Here are two options I’m contemplating now. 1. This DIY drum shade featured on Young House Love […]

Home Decor, Projects to Try

Projects to Try

Someday I need to stop adding ideas to my “Projects to Try” list and start actually doing the projects. But not today. Don’t these look fun?  How to Make Sidewalk Chalk from Art Mind (link courtesy of The Storque)  DIY Wine Bottle Centerpieces from Ruffled Bright and Cheery Note Card from li’l magoolie (link courtesy of […]

Projects to Try

Projects to Try

Here are some projects I’ve bookmarked as “try some time” or “buy some time.” I’ll let you know if I ever check them off the list. But for now maybe they’ll inspire you, too: 1. Do Your Chair Legs Get Cold? Give Them Socks to Wear! 2. Craft Punch Collage from Ali Edwards 3. Rewiring […]

Craft Projects, Projects to Try