Main Ingredient Monday – 20 Wine Bottle Projects

20 amazing and creative wine bottle upcycle and recycle projects from TMTOMH-Too Much Time on My Hands square

Welcome to Main Ingredient Monday! 1 Main Ingredient + Tons of Creativity = 20 "New" and amazing projects Looking for Halloween Ideas, I stumble upon these adorable wine bottles painted like candy corn. It got me thinking about wine bottles and if there were nay other projects that would interest me. Well, there were....a lot! ... continue reading

Faux Pumpkins Three Ways

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I wasn't fibbing last Monday when I told you I had bought a bunch of fake pumpkins to hack! Every craft store I have been visiting had those ugly fake pumpkins on sale. For most of them, it seems you need to alter them to make them look real-so I decided to go crazy and ... continue reading

Easy Recycled Succulent Planter

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These are my favorite kind of projects... 1. quick 2. simple 3.recycled 4.CHEAP! I took an old coffee can, an old copy of The Works of Shakespeare, and my Mod Podge and created a simple planter. I cut a few book pages into small squares. I painted my can with Mod Podge, stuck my book ... continue reading

map wall typography

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I made these easy little letters to go in my son's bedroom. It is a vintage airplane theme and after switching things around a little, we had an empty space that needed something fun. For this project I used an old atlas that is really special to me. I used the atlas from about age ... continue reading

Fabric Covered Wall Letter

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I just LOVE LOVE LOVE any kind of typography and display wall letters. They are everywhere, from kids rooms and playrooms to restaurants and modern living spaces. I sure do not like the $15-$20 price tag on some of them though! My favorite are my faux zinc letters, but I have experimented personalizing wood and ... continue reading

Mod Melts-Clothespin Magnets

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Patriotic Outdoor Luminaries

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  Well, yes, I know it's another mason jar craft, well what can I say? I have cases of them in my garage just calling to me day and night. After all of my research for my 150 Patriotic Ideas post I am going red, white, and blue crazy! I started with plain mason jars, ... continue reading

Shakespere My New Decorating Partner


A few weeks ago I did a Main Ingredient Monday post about projects to do with book pages. This one really jumped out at me and I decided to use it and create my own version. I had a devil of a time getting the silhouettes printed. I used spray adhesive and attached the book ... continue reading

FLY Away


I made these "FLY"  letters last year for my son's bedroom. I have had quite a few questions and comments about them, so I decided to make another set, give you a tutorial, and I am going to put them in my ETSY shop. I grabbed all of my supplies: 1. Wood or Paper Mache ... continue reading

An Easy and Cheerful Serving Tray

I grabbed a bunch of metal serving trays a few weeks back and found lots of inspiration pieces for this lovely little number. First, I sprayed it with Rust-Oleum Clean Metal Primer....this stuff is truly indispensable to me.  Then the tray got 3 coats of Rust-Oleum Painters Touch spray paint in Green Apple-super duper bright! ... continue reading