Easy Recycled Succulent Planter

Recycled Coffee Can book page succulent planterTeacher Gift from Too Much Time on My Hands feature

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

Decoupage Map Wall Letters 2 copy

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

Fabric Covered Chevron Wall Letter Feature

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

Decoupage Fabric Desk

Hands down, my fave-fave-fave project to date. Let me paint a picture.... I was wandering aimlessly through the ARC at 9:46 last Monday morning, when suddenly a  vibrant light shone out from across the store, I was catapulted through the aisle and grabbed this baby with wide open arms. Her pricetag read $25.99 and I ... continue reading