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
Category Archives: Home Decor and Crafts
DIY Indoor Water Fountain – Magical Floating Tap
Hubs always wanted to create a DIY indoor water fountain. Specifically one of those indoor water features where the tap is magically suspended above a watering can. He bought some of the supplies, but that’s as far as he got. When I stumbled on his stash, I decided to order a pump so I could make it for him. Continue reading
Upcycled Book ‘Shelf’
Today we’ve got another unique upcycling idea for you: an old book turned it into an upcycled book ‘shelf’! Not to be confused with the book shelf you all know to store your books in! But a hardcover book made into a shelf! If that’s as clear as mud, you’ll see what we mean as the tutorial unfolds. Continue reading
Wooden Air Plant Holder (Valentines Day)
Keep your eyes peeled at the thrift store in the wood section for a little box that can become a wooden air plant holder. With just a few materials, it’s one of the quickest DIYs to green your indoor space! Continue reading
Upcycled Magazine Rack (Point Blanket Inspired!)
I love to read but also like to cozy up when I do, so our upcycled magazine rack is going to do double duty. Let’s start off the New Year with a fun and practical storage solution! Continue reading
Upcycling Ideas and More – Best of the Nest
We’re popping into your inbox today to bring you these upcycling ideas and more. These are some of our favourite picks of the nest from this year. Continue reading
Washboard Decor (Advent Calendar Display)
This washboard decor idea is Part Two of the origami shirt advent calendar we showed you a few days ago. If you’re reading this post on Saturday, tomorrow is advent and we have one more creative idea to display the other 12 origami shirts we showed you how to make. Continue reading
Origami Shirt Advent Calendar
Our origami shirt folds neatly into a mini bag so you can add treats to count down the days until Christmas! We take you through step-by-step so you can make your own ‘fashionable’ advent calendar.
Crochet Plant Hanger
I’m always looking for interesting ways to display a crochet plant hanger, like these air plant pods. Know a golf lover or wood worker that’s hard to find a gift for? Make them a one-of-a-kind golf themed planter! Continue reading
DIY Dream Catcher
This DIY dream catcher is 50 years in the making! That’s how long I’ve been holding onto these vintage beads! Every piece of this dream catcher has a backstory, but those beads hold a special place in my heart.
If you’ve never made a dream catcher before, like me, start by trying out this 9″ mini dream catcher / beaded wall hanging. Continue reading
How to Stencil on Wood (+ Fix Paint Bleed)
We’ve shown you a few projects on how to stencil on wood (you can see all our previous stencil ideas here). The best outcome is always to stencil on wood without bleeding, but it doesn’t always work out that way. So today we’re showing you how to touch up those bleeds if they happen. Last, but not least, is our stencil storage hack. We have the best way for how to store stencils once you’re finished painting with them! Continue reading
Spray Paint Chrome – Toaster Upcycle
Ever wanted to spray paint chrome? Spray paint over chrome can be tricky but we’ll show you how to paint chrome to achieve a flawless finish on a vintage toaster! Continue reading
Craft Ideas for Autumn – Fall Craft DIYs
It’s always with a heavy sigh that we transition away from creating outside to coming up with craft ideas for Autumn! Pretty soon, we’ll be winterizing our backyard pond diy and our small water feature in the front! But not before we take a moment to breath in the crisp Fall air and feel the sunshine on our face as we enjoy the Fall foliage. The changing of the leaves is always a spectacle to behold here in Canada (as is the changing colours of the acorns which you can craft for Fall further ahead)!
Crochet Coral Reef Patterns – a Worldwide Phenomenon!
The crochet coral reef exhibit has finally come to Ontario and I’m excited to have an opportunity to be a coral reef contributor with my own artistic interpretation of a coral reef (I’m one of 20,000 participants who have contributed to creating crochet reefs around the world). Continue reading
Wooden Wall Art DIY – Pallet Clock
Our wooden wall art DIY is a great way to upcycle pallet wood and a discarded old wall clock into a functional pallet clock. But there’s another function to this pallet upcycle: take this DIY pallet upcycle idea one step further and turn it into a pallet planter! Continue reading