These DIY bookends couldn’t be more unique and the heavy cast iron is perfect for holding your book collection in place! The unique twist is that these bookends are actually made from a sewing machine supported by books! Continue reading
Category Archives: Home Decor and Crafts
Cement Planter DIY – Baseball Planter
Today we’re making a cement planter DIY that utilizes a plastic baseball straight from the dollar store!
We were inspired to upcycle this kid’s baseball mitt found at Value Village. And with baseball season stretching from March to October, this indoor cement planter is timely! It makes a great gift idea for any season or occasion. Continue reading
Slip on Coaster – Lucky 4 Leaf Clover
A slip on coaster is like a wine glass slipper that blows Cinderella out of the water! It’s simply a felt pocket covering that slips over the base of the wine glass. But it does double duty as a coaster AND a wine charm. You protect your table and your guests can identify their glasses! And what better wine glass charm than a lucky four-leaf clover? Continue reading
With St. Patricks’ Day approaching, I don’t need an excuse to make a green crochet lampshade. Green is my favourite colour and a wonderful accent colour any time of year! It’s the colour I look most forward to seeing in the Spring. Ah, Spring! Where are you? Continue reading
Pallet Shelves DIY
When you want to add storage onto a pegboard, this pallet shelves DIY lets you display things you can’t normally hang. Continue reading
Christmas Plant Decor
While Poinsettias are the most popular plant at Christmas (as evidenced by our Poinsettia Christmas Decor, Wooden Planter Box DIY and this tiered plant stand DIY), don’t ignore your air plants when planning your Christmas plant decor! Continue reading
Free Crochet Christmas Tree Pattern
Use this free crochet Christmas tree pattern to create a banner or tree ornaments. Leave them plain or raid your craft stash to joush them up! Continue reading
DIY Pipe Lamp
When the Science Centre put out a call for eccentric light fixtures that would fit into Rowland Emett’s whimsical and dreamy workshop this holiday season, we quickly put together a DIY pipe lamp! Roland Emett was known for his fantastical kinetic sculptures. And if you ever saw Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, you’re familiar with his wacky creations. Continue reading
Crochet for a Cure eBook
We’re so excited to share this exciting news; our first Crochet for a Cure eBook! Actually our first eBook ever. Continue reading
Grinch Phone Case – Free Crochet Pattern
Our Grinch phone case is the second in our series of Christmas phone cases! How the Grinch That Stole Christmas is such a heartwarming story, so that’s the character that inspired our second holiday crochet phone case. The happier, friendlier guy who hadn’t stopped Christmas from coming. The fellow who realizes “maybe Christmas doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas … perhaps … means a little bit more!” Continue reading
Crochet Phone Pouch – Santa Inspired!
Our crochet phone pouch features a fun loopy texture to protect your cell phone during the holiday season! Continue reading
DIY Sewing Kit – Dental Floss Hack
This DIY sewing kit really comes in handy as a sewing travel kit or just to keep around home. After being cooped up for the last few years, it’s time to get out again and travel! Fall is my favourite time of year to travel; how about you?
But who hasn’t had a button pop at an inopportune time? Over the weekend when my own button popped, I went searching for the scissors, thread and sewing needle. These were all scattered around my studio so it was a real time waster to find them. Continue reading
Crochet Wall Hanging Pattern – Mock-Rame
Macrame has sure come a long way since the 70’s but a crochet wall hanging pattern has always been more my jam! However, now you can have the best of both worlds with our ‘Mock-Rame’ diamond design! Continue reading
Mirror Makeover DIY – the Mullet Mirror
They don’t make ’em like they used to and this mirror makeover DIY can attest to that! Continue reading
Lampshade Makeover DIY
When we found this retro style gooseneck lamp at the thrift store, little did I know there was a lampshade makeover DIY in store! I love the orange colour so was going to use it as is for craft studio lighting! But I couldn’t help tweaking it just a bit!
While our lampshade makeover diy has a retro vibe, you could easily do this project with any style lamp or lampshade. Continue reading
Tape Art: Duct Tape Pop Art Portrait
This tape art portrait will help you get your craft mojo on if you’re in a creative slump!
We’re opening this post with a YouTube video because the music is so awesome and it will put you in the mood for some Craft Rehab! It’s not hard to guess whose picture is appearing before your very eyes, but the music should be a dead give-away! It’s only a minute and a half long, so enjoy! Continue reading
iCord Crochet Easter Bunny Ideas
In a myriad of Easter bunny ideas this time of year, icord crochet is a fun one to try! And just like real bunnies, our Easter bunnies seem to be multiplying exponentially 🙂 Today we have not one, but two adorable bunny ideas for you! But they don’t have to be just for Easter! For instance, they’d be great to make to adorn a nursery or create one as a gift. Continue reading
DIY Air Plant Holder – A Knotty Idea
Look no further than our DIY air plant holder if you’re on the search for a unique air plant holder idea! As a matter of fact, we’re crafting quite the collection of air plant decor ideas, but here’s a ‘knotty’ one for you. It’s knotty, but oh so nice! Continue reading