Yes we are just one week away from the “best” shopping day of the year? Or is it? I have found that there are a slew of amazing deals leading up to Black Friday which are much more practical and in my opinion real bargains….
When you think about your mailbox the first thing that comes to mind isn’t a makeover. Mailboxes as a whole are boring black boxes with little red flags.
Maybe it’s time to give a little love to that metal box that keeps your birthday cards safe?
Well, I think that’s a brilliant idea!
That’s why I decided to give my mailbox a makeover. With minimal elbow grease I have a super fun and cheery little mailbox. …
Do you remember in kindergarten the cool art projects with the little tissue paper squares that we wrapped around the end of a pencil. If not maybe go smell some Play Doh to ignite your memory. Got it? Okay now imaging paper lanterns covered in tissue paper twists. It’s such a cheap, easy and awesome craft. They are a super versatile craft for all occasions.
I am not going to lie, the fluffy lanterns are a bit time-consuming. Perfect for a rainy afternoon. I made 6 of them and it took me about 4 hours from cutting the tissue paper to placing the final tissue square.
Have you ever been Pin-spired? You know when you’re on Pinterest and find the solution to a problem and eureka you’ve been Pin-spired. So maybe I made up the word (shoulder shrug)? But that’s what happened to me after finding this awesome pin and blog, Addicted 2 Decorating. There I found the post on how to make a DIY fireplace mantle. She had made exactly what I’d envisioned and had a great tutorial. I decided it was high time that my fireplace needed its very own DIY rustic fireplace mantle. Unfortunately for me, I have a very unique fireplace from the 50’s. That meant I had to come up with my own version to suit my “unique” fireplace.