We made these crows-in-waiting back in 2012 after getting back from our Europe trip. I totally forgot to share these last year (I blame that on the severe pregnancy brain I was experiencing), and when I was going through my draft post a few weeks ago I realized I had this awesome Halloween project waiting in the wings for the world to see! When I first saw the Ravens-in-Waiting project in the Halloween edition of Martha Stewart I knew I needed to make the project. However, using paper packing … [Read more...]

Chevron Gilded Coasters

Today, I'm so excited to share with you my 12 Months of Martha project. Our October box was filled with all things gold and silver and overall lots of gilding. I created an inexpensive holiday gift that anyone can make with just a few simple craft items. These chevron gilded coasters are classy and would make for a perfect holiday gift or even a house warming gift! Here is a list of supplies you'll need to get started. Supplies: Stone Tiles (found at a tile store for .25 … [Read more...]

DIY Painted Drink Dispenser

Last month, right before we left for Haven I received my July box from the 12 Months of Martha campaign. Because we traveled to Haven right after I did not get to film my haul video that I do for each box. So instead I'll tell you a little bit about it. This month, I received an assortment of adhesive silkscreens, glass paints, and stencils. The Martha Stewart Crafts Glass Paint program has 120 colors in seven distinctive finishes. The unique adhesive silkscreens are a simple way to transform … [Read more...]

DIY Sparkle Tape Flameless Candle

Today I'm sharing a super simple craft to spruce up your dinning room table for Valentine's day! We have tons of flameless candles throughout our home and I thought it would be cool to add some glitter tape and a heart charm to our flameless candles in honor of Valentine's day! Last month I received a fun craft package from Darice with a wide variety of craft supplies in it. If you follow me on instagram you might remember seeing the photo. Supplies: Flameless Candle Sparkle … [Read more...]

Washi Tape Joy Letters

The other week I shared with you our newly renovated/decorated entry hallway. While working on that fun project with Martha Stewart Living Holiday Collection I wanted to make a few of my own DIY decor. Given my love for all things washi tape I knew I needed to make a something using this fun paper tape! We were kind of on a crunch for time so I knew making our own letters was out of the question. So during a quick trip to my local craft store I picked up the cardboard letters with all intentions … [Read more...]

{Guest Post} Halloween Wreath from How to Nest for Less

I'm so excited to have Erin here, from How to Nest for Less! We met at Haven back in June and our personalities instantly clicked. I absolutely love Erin's blog and all the creative projects she completes! I'm in love with the wreath she is sharing with us today! ---------------- Hey everyone! I'm Erin from How to Nest for Less! Halloween is one of my favorite times of the year and I love decorating my house in all the spooky, creepy décor. Today I'm sharing my front door bling for the … [Read more...]

Restored Wood Outdoor Table

A few weeks ago we shared our Restored Wood Outdoor Table with Gail from My {re}Purposed Life, and today I'm excited to share it with our readers!  We snagged this table off the curb over a year ago, while walking our yorkie on our evening walk. We spotted a child's wood table, umbrella, and chairs from a distance on the curb. We non-chalantly walked over to the curbside find, examined it, and after a few minutes of debating back and forth we decided that we would take the table with us. As you … [Read more...]

{Revamped} Wire Basket Plant Stands

5+ years ago when Mr. Woodsy and I first moved in to our first place we had very little decor. Needless to say nothing on our porch! One day, he came home from work with two beat up wire basket plant stands. I had expressed the interest in wanting a container garden and he felt these stands would be a great place to store the variety of pots we were starting to collect on our patio. It was a small narrow patio and with all the pots on the patio it gave us very little room to walk around. At the … [Read more...]

Love Letter Bleach Pen Shirt

I've seen a variety of bleach pen crafts over the past year and have wanted to make a creation of my own. I bought a few inexpensive solid color tee's at Target a few months back and got the idea to create a one-of-a-kind original shirt for myself recently. I scoured the internet for famous love letters. I found this love letter written by Winston Churchill in 1935. I only used the first half of the love letter since it was on the longer side and I was writing rather large. January 23, 1935 … [Read more...]

{Tutorial} Create Your Own Life-Size Mummy

I dreamed up this project last year literally days before our Halloween Costume Party. I instantly started creating my life-size mummy, and finished it with hours to spare before our party. Supplies: 5+ yards beige muslin A month's worth of newspaper Water bottles & plastic bags Styro-foam head Packaging Tape & Scissors Glue Gun and an infinite number of hot glue sticks scrap piece of wood Since I wanted the mummy to be life-size I took a pair of Mr. Woodsy's shoes and used … [Read more...]