Bird Cage Decor from Cage Light Covers

Bird Cage Decor from Cage Light Covers

Have you ever noticed that cage light covers (especially the daintier ones) kinda-sorta resembles a birdcage? Well, as soon as I made that connection I decided to test my theory by upcycling one into bird cage decor for Spring.Read more ›

Irish Decor in a Mason Jar for St. Patrick’s Day

Irish Decor in a Mason Jar for St. Patrick’s Day

Back when I was 25-years-old, I treated myself to a trip to Ireland. I quickly fell in love with the entire country, but specifically a region called The Burren. For a girl from the Chicago suburbs, its pastoral simplicity was almost exotic. I made a mental note to somehow capture it in miniature to use as Irish decor for St. Patrick’s Day.

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Doily Table Runner for Spring Decor

Doily Table Runner for Spring Decor

Creating a doily table runner has been on my to-do list for as long as I can remember. I always assumed I’d create one in whites and neutrals, as most doilies come in varying shades of cream. But then I started buying the occasional colorful doily- pinks, blues, yellows, greens. That’s when I decided to create a Spring table runner to show off those colorful vintage doilies.Read more ›

Vintage Seed Packets in an Antique Window Frame

Vintage Seed Packets in an Antique Window Frame

I’ve always admired antique window frames at vintage shops and architectural salvage stores. I didn’t pull the trigger for a while, though, because they were often too big or too expensive. When I finally found the right old window frame for me, I wondered if I could use it to display my collection of vintage seed packets.
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Paper Flower Bouquet from Recycled Greeting Cards

Paper Flower Bouquet from Recycled Greeting Cards

I absolutely love vintage greeting cards, from old Christmas cards to vintage birthday cards, and everything in between. I often find them (used) at thrift stores and wanted to find a fresh way to recycle them. After mulling over upcycling ideas in my mind, I settled on the idea of a paper flower bouquet, especially once I stumbled across this wire picture holder.

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