Happy Earth Day TV Spot


I had a blast....A BLAST on the Everyday show on Fox 31 Denver today. In honor of Earth Day today, Hometalk sent me to share 5 DIY projects you can make using an old cardboard box. Here are the details for each of the projects: Framed Memo Holder, Rolling Burlap Crate, Twig Flower Pot, Wall ... continue reading

Cardboard Box Upcycle into a Planter Box

cardboard box recycle into a planter 120

Are you tired yet, because I sure am. We have been awash in cardboard upcycling for Earth Day! THINK OUTSIDE THE CARDBOARD BOX I actually have loved doing this "series" and feel like it could go on forever. The possibilities of what to do with a cardboard box are truly endless. I made a memo ... continue reading

Upcycled Wall Typography DIY

Easy cardboard letter wall typography tutorial 120

Oh that's right, I am still on my THINK OUTSIDE OF THE CARDBOARD BOX theme for Earth week! I always love upcycling materials and who doesn't have a few extra cardboard boxes lying around. I already made a message board, a closet organizer, and a rolling crate out of cardboard boxes and tonight, I have ... continue reading

Industrial Rolling Cart DIY

Recycle a cardboard box into an industrial rolling cart from Too Much Time on My Hands Square 120

I promised you that this week would be THINK OUTSIDE OF THE CARDBOARD BOX week, and I wasn't lying! For this cute little project I used an old shipping box. I cut off the top, but saved the pieces to create a sturdy bottom for my crate. I used a roll of burlap. I just ... continue reading

Diaper Box Upcycle

Upcycled Diaper Box Organizational Crate from Too Much Time on My Hands Square 120

Let's just call this week, "Think Outside the Cardboard Box" week! I shared a cardboard box memo board last week and I have 2 more coming this week, so hold onto your hats folks, we are in full on Earth Day mode round here. My linen closet is a hot mess. I have seen so ... continue reading

Bundt Pan Umbrella Planter

Bundt Pan Patio Table Umbrella Planter from Too Much Time on My Hands 120

EASY, EASY, EASY! This project was so simple and I just love the pop of color on my patio table now! I have been searching for the planters that fit around your umbrela on your patio table and was not happy with the prices I found.  I didn't want anything too big, but was hoping ... continue reading

Recycled Newspaper Gift Bag Tutorial

Recycled newspaper gift bag tutorial and template from Too Much Time on My Hands 120

My recycle bin is now officially empty! Yesterday I cleared out all of the tin cans for this project and today I used up all of our old newspapers and an empty cereal box for these adorbs gift bags! This one gets easier with each bag you make. By the third one I was moving ... continue reading

Main Ingredient Monday- Pots and Pans

20 pots and pans upcycle, recycle, and reuse crafts, projects, and decor ideas from Too Much Time on My Hands 120

Welcome to Main Ingredient Monday! 1 Main Ingredient + Tons of Creativity = 20 "New" and amazing projects Every single time I go to the thrift store their are piles and piles of old pots and pans. Every once in a while I buy a really old one or a really unique piece. I knew there ... continue reading

immune booster spray – free printables

immunity booster spray free printable tag feature

I love using essential oils! For Christmas I received an oil diffuser that works perfectly in my bedroom. Every night I choose an oil and get the room ready for a lovely night's sleep. I was sick a few weeks back and used eucalyptus oil in the diffuser. I often use my serenity for a ... continue reading

“Green” Holiday Project Tutorials

12 Upcycled Holiday Crafts and Projects from too Much Time on My Hands 3

Over the past three years I have made a bunch of easy, thrifty, and environmentally friendly holiday projects. I wanted to take a chance to gather them all up in one post with all of the links for all of you upcycling fanatics out there. Chicken Wire Tree Topper tutorial found here Pallet Christmas Sign ... continue reading