We first showed you how to use gemstone mousse in our post on how to chalk paint vinyl. Once again, we’re using it on metal. But this time, we’re showing off a true rich gold accent on a treadle Singer sewing base. Continue reading
Acrylic Pour Painting – with Chalk Paint!
You may have noticed stunning examples of acrylic pour painting on Pinterest! I’ve always wanted to try it. But I’ve never really seen it done with chalk paint. So today I have an acrylic pour for beginner project that’s as easy as it is beautiful! And it’s all done with Dixie Belle Chalk Mineral paint. 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
Add an Outlet to a Finished Wall
The last thing you probably want to do is break through a freshly tiled wall to add an outlet! That can be nerve-racking! But that’s exactly what we had to do after undertaking a kitchen renovation to sell a home. Continue reading
Gas Fireplace Won’t Light? Easy Fix
What do you do when your gas fireplace won’t light? This very thing happened to us just when winter was setting in. But you know what else was setting in? Omicron! If you’re us, you nix calling in an expert because it’s early days of a new variant and you don’t want to take chances. After some initial anxiety on my part about ‘messing with fire’, Hubs got it working for a while. But he only had short-lived success.
There are only two season in Canada: winter and construction. So now is as good a time as any to fix our gas fireplace!
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
Japanese Glass Float DIY – Tie One On!
Have you ever seen a Japanese glass float with the wonderful hand knotted netting? I’m talking real glass float netting! We’re going to show you how to get the exact look for home decor with a budget saving thrift store find! Continue reading
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
Powder Room Makeover – on a Beer Budget
Our powder room makeover was a long time coming. It is the first room you see as you come into our front entry and it was an eyesore. Dated oak cabinets, builder beige walls, old toilet and an ugly light fixture made for a poor first impression. Continue reading
Pull Out Cabinet – Turn a Filler Panel into Storage
A pull out cabinet is a great solution to utilize wasted space in the kitchen. Although our kitchen is a beautiful space, it isn’t overly functional; I knew we could do more to maximize the limited storage. The light bulb went off one day when I was surfing the net and found a base filler cabinet roll out. 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
How to Reupholster a Dining Chair
There’s tons of money to be saved when you learn how to reupholster a dining chair! And dining chairs are a perfect place to start when it comes to reupholstery. Anyone can tackle a dining chair with success; it’s as simple as stapling fabric around a piece of wood. 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
Painted Sewing Box
If reorganizing and decluttering is on your resolution list, our chalk painted sewing box is a great way to coral all your threads and findings in one pretty sewing kit. Continue reading