Spring Crafts and Decor Projects

Spring Crafts and Decor Projects

Even though it’s still a little chilly outside and nothing is in bloom yet, I’m definitely getting Spring fever. It always happens at this time of year, as I’m anxious for winter to melt into Spring. I’m sure I’m not the only one who feels this way, so let’s get inspired by some ideas for Spring crafts from thrifted finds.Read more ›

North Carolina Thrift Stores to Put On Your List

North Carolina Thrift Stores to Put On Your List

Welcome to North Carolina, the Tar Heel State! It’s the birthplace of Pepsi, where the Wright Brothers completed the first successful flight, and home of the infamous Outer Banks, aka Shipwreck Central. But it’s also home to some fantastic thrift stores that any bargain-hunter would love.Read more ›

Beach House Decor on a Thrift Store Budget

Beach House Decor on a Thrift Store Budget

Summertime and beach house decor go hand-in-hand, no matter where you live. But since beach house living is not realistic for most budgets, one must get creative to achieve that same breezy, coastal vibe at home.Read more ›

Wooden Pendant Necklace from Old Tennis Rackets

Wooden Pendant Necklace from Old Tennis Rackets

I didn’t set out to make a wooden pendant necklace when I lopped the heads off of some old tennis rackets for my Christmas cross stitch project. But, crafting kismet took over right from the start. Here, allow me to explain and show you what I mean.
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Bird Nesting Material in a Rusty Spring

Bird Nesting Material in a Rusty Spring

We have a lot of birds that frequent our yard. We offer multiple bird feeders, bird baths, and bird houses (many of which are upcycling projects of mine), and I wanted to make a new one for them. Bird nesting material is something I wanted to make plentiful for them, and I had an idea of just how to do it.Read more ›

DIY Fire Starters from Household Waste

DIY Fire Starters from Household Waste

We’ve all been told to clean out the lint trays in our dryers to avoid a house fire. And for good reason- dryer lint burns like crazy! Which means it’s the perfect ingredient for DIY Fire Starters. And those things come in SUPER HANDY when you need to get a fire going, either in your fireplace or a fire pit outside. Read more ›

Repurposed Jewelry Projects for One-of-a-Kind Accessories

Repurposed Jewelry Projects for One-of-a-Kind Accessories

Making your own jewelry is one of the most popular forms of craft projects. Craft stores are filled with all sorts of beads and findings for your jewelry-making needs. But for really unique and one-of-a-kind pieces, upcycling is your best bet. And these repurposed jewelry ideas are just the tip of the iceberg. When it comes to making jewelry with upcycled items, the sky is truly the limit of possibility.Read more ›

Best White Paint Options for Upgrading Your Interior Walls

Best White Paint Options for Upgrading Your Interior Walls

White interior walls can make a home feel so inviting. There are tons of different shades and finishes of white to choose from, so it’s completely understandable that you would want to check out all the different white paint options before you begin to paint.Read more ›

Farmhouse Lamp from a Wood Baluster

Farmhouse Lamp from a Wood Baluster

Many moons ago, I had spotted a gorgeous farmhouse lamp at a highfalutin antique shop in Cashiers, North Carolina. Constructed from an old porch baluster (the spindle’s more robust cousin), it was striking…and strikingly expensive. I went from defeated to determined, though, when Jon whispered to me in the shop, “We can make that.”Read more ›

Suet Feeder in a Coffee Mug

Suet Feeder in a Coffee Mug

I love to feed the wild birds in my yard all year long, especially during the cold winter months. So I decided to make a suet feeder that would keep them fat, happy, and healthy through the cold winter. And to keep it extra interesting (and very Sadie-esque), I decided to try my hand at making homemade bird suet that I would pour in a coffee mug.
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