Bottle Cap Coasters from Tartlet Tins

Bottle Cap Coasters from Tartlet Tins

Last Fall, the Mr. and I were perusing the shelves at a local craft beer store when I spotted a display of bottle cap coasters. 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 ›

Upcycling a Pants Hanger into a Belt Organizer or Belt Hanger

Upcycling a Pants Hanger into a Belt Organizer or Belt Hanger

Alright, I have to confess- this project is SOOOO simple that it probably doesn’t warrant a full blog post. But I put one together anyway. I hope you don’t mind…who knows, maybe it’ll come in handy for you anyway. Especially since they are a practical gift for him: a belt hanger or belt organizer that’s made from vintage pants hangers!Read more ›

Domino Clock as Playroom Wall Decor

Domino Clock as Playroom Wall Decor

My husband, Jon, is a game guy- computer games, board games, card games. To combine my love of vintage with his love of games, our home office is decorated with old wooden game boards from the 1930s-1950s. They make for great wall decor and it’s been a fun challenge to hunt them down. So, I decided to build him a domino clock to hang alongside the vintage games.Read more ›

DIY Hand Fan from a Retro Album Cover

DIY Hand Fan from a Retro Album Cover

I love flipping through the record albums at thrift stores. You just never know what you’ll find and there are SO MANY amazing retro album covers out there. Recently, I found a stack that were empty (no records inside) and decided to make a DIY hand fan from a couple of them.Read more ›

Wine Gift Bag from a Button Down Shirt

Wine Gift Bag from a Button Down Shirt

Dressing up a bottle of wine might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you’re looking for gift ideas. But a wine gift bag is SURPRISINGLY easy to make if you head to the thrift store first.Read more ›