Easy DIY candy dish from a flowerpot

Easy DIY candy dish from a flowerpot

This candy dish is currently our dining table centerpiece decoration. It was very fun to make and super easy! This decoration would work for any holiday or every day fun. Doesn’t it look like a gumball machine? You need: a flower pot and the tray that comes with...
Put tiny rugs down

Put tiny rugs down

Put tiny rugs next to beds in rooms that aren’t carpeted. Your feet will thank you when they hit that rug on freezing cold mornings. For me, this applies to my entire uncarpeted home, so I’ve made sure every member of the family has a tiny rug at the very place...
Super easy no-sew drawer sachets

Super easy no-sew drawer sachets

I was reading a vintage magazine from 1939 and there was an article suggesting that in order to ‘save’ the Christmas tree forever, that one could collect all the pine needles and use the needles as stuffing for a throw pillow. It sounded both cute and...
Dried orange slices for decoration

Dried orange slices for decoration

Dry orange slices for fragrant garlands. I dried one single navel orange for the doorknob hanger that you see in the photo. I sliced it thin, though when I do this again I would slice it even thinner. As thin as you can manage. I put my slices on a cookie tray that...
Recycling Christmas cards into magnets

Recycling Christmas cards into magnets

If you were lucky enough to receive some old-fashioned paper Christmas cards, then you might really like this quick craft to upcycle those cards into refrigerator magnets. I love this craft and I find excuses to do it all the time. Photo cards can be upcycled as well,...
Furoshiki – wrapping gifts with fabric

Furoshiki – wrapping gifts with fabric

Study this image of how to wrap gifts in fabric, Japanese-style. You can download the original image in a pdf file so you can make it a lot bigger. This is such a lovely way to present gifts, and it’s economical and environmentally friendly. The art is called...