Cheap Christmas Decorations that Look Like Wrapped Gifts

Cheap Christmas Decorations that Look Like Wrapped Gifts

Upcycling things from the thrift store is a great way to fill your home with cheap Christmas decorations that don’t look cheap at all! And this idea for pairing up wooden picture frames with Christmas napkins to look like wrapped gifts is no exception.
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DIY Waterless Snow Globe in a Vintage Glass Jar

DIY Waterless Snow Globe in a Vintage Glass Jar

A few years ago, I made a series of waterless snow globes. A trendy retailer had advertised their version for an uppity price, prompting me to try and recreate them myself. And let me tell you, an obsession was born! So, I decided to make a new DIY waterless snow globe so that I could share with you how I made them. Read more ›

Upcycling a Toy Truck as Christmas Truck Decor

Upcycling a Toy Truck as Christmas Truck Decor

Boy, it’s hard to find an affordable vintage toy truck nowadays. Maybe it’s always been difficult, but it’s especially hard these days when everyone wants some red truck decor in their Christmas decorations. So, when I finally found one I could afford, I accepted that it was broken/incomplete and knew I could fix it up into the Christmas truck decor of my dreams.Read more ›

Mint Tins as Christmas Ornaments that Look Like Vintage Luggage

Mint Tins as Christmas Ornaments that Look Like Vintage Luggage

Vintage luggage covered in travel stickers is about iconic as it gets for me in the world of vintage decor. In the spirit of Christmas-ornament-making during this time of year, I decided to create my own vintage suitcases that could be hung on my tree. And to do this, I decided to upcycle some Altoids tins or mint tins to make it happen!

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Decorating a Tote Bag with a Snowy Scene

Decorating a Tote Bag with a Snowy Scene

Truthfully, I didn’t NEED another tote bag- let’s face it, who really does? But I found this blue canvas bag on a thrifting adventure and it was in great shape for a great price! I decided that it was the perfect candidate for embellishment and wondered if the navy blue would be a good backdrop for a snowy scene.

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Wooden Bottle Crate as a Wooden Ornament Stand

Wooden Bottle Crate as a Wooden Ornament Stand

If you ever find yourself in our house during the month of December, you’ll quickly realize that I love vintage Christmas decorations. From Shiny Brite ornaments, to Putz houses, to old sleigh bells on cracked leather straps- I love it all. And making a project to display some of my vintage ornaments (an ornament stand, if you will) from a wooden bottle crate has been on my to-do list for a while. Read more ›