Concrete Castles

I love filling random molds with concrete. My Concrete Garden Orb and Flower Stepping Stones solidify that. I have been wanting to fill sand castle molds with concrete for awhile now. When I saw a beach set combo package with these smaller versions in it at my local convenience store, I knew it was time. I love how the concrete castles look displayed in this oversized platter. I added colored sand, tea light candles and shells I picked up […]

American Flag Pick Wreath

I just had to cram in one more patriotic project before the Fourth. This American Flag Pick Wreath is super easy to make and comes together in under an hour. I love how full and festive it is! Let’s hear it for the Red, White and Blue. Supplies: 10 inch Foam Wreath (Dollar Tree) 6 packages of 120 count American Flag Picks (Available at Party City) Aleene’s Tacky Glue Dark Blue Crepe Paper Wrap the […]

Firework Wall Hanger

The Fourth of July is fast approaching. I wanted to give my mantel a quick update for the holiday and create a new craft for the occasion. I decided upon making this adorable firework wall hanging. It came together so easily and is the perfect focal point of my display. It’s really too cute next to my Patriotic Candle Holders. Supplies: Duck Tape Prism- Stars Red, White and Blue Yarn Yellow Craft Foam Sheet Paper Towel […]

GROW Garden Sign

Sometimes we all need a little encouragement. I’m definitley encouraging my garden to GROW with this DIY wooden letter sign. It’s large and in charge and makes a bold statement in the yard. My friends over at Plaid sent me these 18in wooden letters along with some wonderful multi-surface acrylic paints to use on this project. These letters exceeded my expectations upon arrival. They come in four different styles and are/will be available for purchase at Walmart […]

Popsicle Stick Fairy Door

Knock! Knock! I wanted to make a simple project that would add a touch of whimsy to the garden. This fairy door did exactly that! I’ve seen these on Pinterest, in stores and in my neighboorhood. I love the underlying magic that comes along with these little doors. I decided to build my door out of popsicle sticks, since I had a billion of them in my craft closet. First, I staggered six jumbo popsicle […]

Watermelon Pot

There are certain foods that just scream summer to me- BBQ, corn on the cob, pasta salads to name a few and WATERMELON! That’s why this watermelon inspired pot is the perfect craft for summer. This project takes these boring terra cotta pots from drab to fab for very little expense. Ok, it’s time to get started on creating your own! Here’s what you’ll need- Terra Cotta Pot Terra Cotta Pot Base (optional if placing […]

Ladybug Rocks

My home is filled with found art, handmade creations and everywhere you turn there’s a touch of silliness. I bring this sense of whimsy to my outdoor spaces as well. Amongst my flowers, you’ll find lots of accents including a plastic flamingo, a garden gnome and a wire sculpture an ex made of a ballerina. I know this sounds crazy, but I promise you its controlled chaos. To add some more friends to the outdoor […]

Patriotic Candle Holders

If you make this next craft, the fireworks won’t be the only thing lighting up your Fourth of July celebration. These patriotic tea light candle holders are sure to add some extra FLARE to the night! Like many of the crafts featured on this blog, these are simple and inexpensive to make. Supplies: Miniature Sized Fabric American Flags Jars (I got mine from the dollar store) Mod Podge Foam Brush Scissors Raffia First, cut off […]

Fourth of July Firework Picks

I’m constantly trying to find ways to go the extra mile without breaking the bank. I think these Fourth of July firework picks do just that. These will add a patriotic flair to any celebration. They look so festive adorning these cupcakes and cocktails! You can make them in just a few easy steps and all you need is red, white and blue crepe paper, Aleene’s tacky glue, toothpicks/skewers and scissors. 1. Cut equal strips […]

Flower Stepping Stones

RUN to your nearest dollar store and pick up some chips and dip trays because I have an awesome project for you. I’m always excited to share projects on the blog, but this one I am extremely thrilled about. I’m going to show you how to make these flower stepping stones for your garden using chips and dip trays! You can make three for under $10! Yes, chips and dip trays! This projects tutorial is […]