Category Archives: DIY Gift ideas

Always have your favorite photo on display!

How many cute pictures do you have either stored only in your phone or printed out and stuffed in a drawer somewhere? If you are like me… just when I think I’ve taken the cutest picture ever of my girls… I take another one that is even cuter! And, then they get lost in my…

DIY Lip balm using leftover from sample lipstick

It’s Saturday and I’m organizing my craft stuff. I came across ingredients for DIY Lip balm. Fun, right?! I decided to do some experimenting to add color to my batch. I think you’ll love this! I decided to add the leftover lipstick to a basic lip balm recipe and the results are beautiful!! Basic Homemade…

DIY vintage Postcard display (thanks Grandma!)

I’ve been debating for years (literally) on how to display my great-grandmother’s postcard collection. I have a box of post cards, magazines, travel maps, etc that were passed on to me. They’ve been in a box for years, but what good is that?! Here were my requirements for repurposing these postcards: I want to keep…

Twine wrapped vase out of upcycled glass jar

I think I’ve mentioned before… I love to save glass jars and containers. I actually only use a certain brand of spaghetti sauce because it comes in a cool glass that I use to drink water out of. I almost have an entire set of drinking glasses! See – cute, right? It even has the…

Simple DIY Necklace using nail polish and wooden beads

I’m not a big accessories person. I really wish I was. I see my friends wearing super cute colorful necklaces and matching earrings and it always looks so cute! Side note: I will say lately I have been wearing leather cuffs because I am slightly obsessed after learning how to make them myself. (click here to…

Thrift store tray revamped :: DIY Lego Tray

I have a love/hate relationship with legos. Sorta like Play doh. Is anyone else with me?? It keeps my 4 year old occupied for an hour plus when she plays with it, so I love it. But I am forever picking up tiny legos or on my knees scraping dried up play doh out of…