Artificial Topiary Trees in Vintage Candlesticks for Spring Decor

Artificial Topiary Trees in Vintage Candlesticks for Spring Decor

Do you ever spot something at a thrift store, see the price, and start laughing maniacally to yourself because the thrift shop is crazy? Crazy for thinking someone will pay the price on the tag? Well, that happened to me when I spied these vintage candlesticks. I left them on the shelf for some other sucker to overpay for, but they haunted me. Whispering to me to upcycle them into bases for artificial topiary trees…

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Upcycling a Chamberstick into a Christmas Candy Dish

Upcycling a Chamberstick into a Christmas Candy Dish

Truth be told, I didn’t know the word “chamberstick” before this project and blog post came about. You see, I stumbled up one, and then another chamberstick in the span of a single weekend- at two different thrift stores. I purchased them both thinking that I would figure out a project for these “old time-y candlesticks with handles” (which is what I Googled). Read more ›

Wine Cork Craft Idea: A Cork Trivet for Your Kitchen!

Wine Cork Craft Idea: A Cork Trivet for Your Kitchen!

As it turns out, I have oodles and oodles of wine corks. Please don’t ask me why I have so many. If you ask me, then I’m going to have to point out your stash of them, too. So it will be best for everyone involved to just accept without judgment that all of us have more corks than we care to admit. Either way, I needed a wine cork craft idea that would create something I’d actually use. And I kept coming back to the idea of making a cork trivet for my kitchen.
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