Exotic Christmas Ornaments from Florentine Coasters

Exotic Christmas Ornaments from Florentine Coasters

Vintage Florentine pieces are pretty common at antiques shops- you know what I’m talking about, right? The gold painted pieces like trays, jewelry boxes, etc.? Well, for years I’ve admired Florentine coasters and always secretly thought about turning them into Christmas ornaments. I just couldn’t bear the thought of purchasing a perfectly good, full-priced set and doing that. Read more ›

Beer Coasters from Tart Tins for a Father’s Day Gift

Beer Coasters from Tart Tins for a Father’s Day Gift

Last Fall, the Mr. and I were perusing the shelves at a local craft beer store when I spotted a display of beer coasters that looked like bottle caps. I chuckled to myself because I thought it was a cute idea. But, as I walked on by, I had a “Wait a second!” moment. Read more ›