Oh gosh – I think of all 16 ideas so far – this Mason Jar Candle Light from DIYReady.com might be my favorite! So cute – and the light that comes through the glass beads is so warm and inviting. I love the whole dang thing!
E6000 glue is great stuff and will withstand the warmth from the candle inside the jar. If you want to go candle-free – a battery operated led tea light would work wonderfully. I think a couple of these on the sill next to my jacuzzi tub are just what the decorator ordered!
Am I a bad mom because my kids don’t have their “letter” on their door? With all of these easy crafts it seems like this should be a no-brainer – but I still haven’t done one, and one of my angels leaves for college in less than a year. Ombre is super trendy – and combining the initial with the ombre design is just adorable.
If you cant find a wood letter – you can cut one out of thick cardboard and easily and use that. Decorate with flowers like they did in this tutorial at CatchMyParty.com – or use feathers, toy cars, buttons, toy airplanes or any small items that are near and dear to the occupant’s heart.
Have you ever read the ingredients on a jar of lotion? Gross.
This quick craft allows you to gift a jar of luxurious body butter to friends and family – but customized with essential oils they love best. Peppermint? Eucalyptus? Lavender? Lemon? All possible – and if you want – divide the batch and do all 4!
I’ve looked at a lot of different DIY body butters and lotions – but this quick one from Hens and Honeyis definitely the easiest!
This is such a cute idea – and the local thrifty is full of teacups and saucers that are perfect for this craft. While the directions call for new wicking – I would just use the wick and wick sustainer comes with a plain candle I melted down myself. I have a mind to do this with an unscented white candle I have and some eucalyptus oil. What a great scent for when someone has a cold! Check out the tutorial over at MarthaStewart.com.
Adorable right? and so dang simple! I bleach things I don’t mean to bleach all the time – but what about bleaching a colored t-shirt ON PURPOSE? Genius.
Check out the tutorial over at PracticallyFunctional.com – super simple to try! The hardest part is to follow the washing directions post-bleach! Read the WHOLE post!
What do you think? Fun stuff, huh?
I absolutely LOVE the rope bowls and baskets you see in the pricey decor magazines and stores. Want a rope bowl for keys or fruit WITHOUT the Pottery Barn price tag? Here’s a 10 minute or less DIY – this is pretty amazing!
I found this tutorial over at Brit.co – step by step directions – using different types of rope or cording! A great gift this holiday season. Fill your bowl up with favorite cookies – I recommend Amish Cookies, or these Poochtacular Pup Pastries – depending upon the friend or family member you’re gifting to!