Jul 172014
 
Crafty Thursdays: Decorated Magazine Holders

When I see storage organization ideas in magazines they generally come with a hefty price tag for the beautifully decorated storage containers.  This tutorial from Gathering Beauty teaches you how to decorate magazine holders from IKEA so that you can have a color-coordinated look without hurting your wallet. Crafty Thursdays are an ongoing feature of The Daily […]

Jul 102014
 
Crafty Thursday: Upcycle Jello Molds into Garden Planters

Here’s a great way to reuse jello molds- upcycle them into planters for your garden.  SecondChanceToDream gives a step-by-step tutorial on how to do it.  I like this idea, although I probably wouldn’t paint them- the original metallic color of the molds was beautiful, in a vintage-with-industrial-flair way (before and after photos are in the post). Crafty […]

Sep 292012
 
Free Online Knitting Class

Craftsy is currently offering a free online knitting class focused on “short rows” (whatever those are!).  Knitting has always intrigued me, especially since my Aunt Mary is a knitter extraordinaire (you can check out her blog here).  But, I have enough other things going on right now that I’m not going to take on knitting […]

Sep 202012
 
Crafty Thursday: Recycled Wreath From Brown Paper Bags

For those of you who hang seasonal wreaths on your doors, I thought this one was pretty cute- it’s faux bay leaf, made from recycled brown paper bags.  Carolyn, from Homework, gives step-by-step instructions on how to make your own recycled wreath.  She uses craft paints and watercolors to color the leaves, but I think […]

Aug 302012
 
Crafty Thursdays: Chalkboard Lunchbox

Crafty Thursdays are an ongoing feature of The Daily Citron.  I picked Thursday because it leaves just enough time for busy people to collect their supplies for doing the craft over the weekend. Here’s an adorable back to school craft: creating a chalkboard surface in your child’s lunch box.  You can write a note to […]

Jul 262012
 
Crafty Thursdays: Homemade Brown Sugar Scrub

Crafty Thursdays are an ongoing feature of The Daily Citron.  I picked Thursday because it leaves just enough time for busy people to collect their supplies for doing the craft over the weekend. All of us could use some pampering, and if a spa visit isn’t in the cards for you this weekend, how about […]