Laundry Trash Hack

Low on space in your laundry area? Not enough room for a conveniently-placed trash can? You can easily improvise one with this simple hack. This works well if you have side-by-side units, but can also be adjusted for units that are stacked.     Supplies: Plastic bag Two magnets (I just used freebie ones I…

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Travel Containers

Traveling is always a hassle no matter what fun place you are going to. I just recently took a trip to New York City and packing was a real pain. However, I was able to make my own travel containers to use for toiletries which left one less thing to worry about. These containers fit…

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Summer Upcycling Tip: Wine Bucket

Do you love wine enough to know that a cool glass of wine is a wonderful addition to a sunny day, but not quite fancy enough to own a wine bucket? Have no fear! Here’s an easy tip to keep you (and your wine) cool this summer.     All you have to do is…

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PARTY POST: Photo Booth Props

I am a huge fan of photo booths, but renting a real photo booth is expensive and frankly you can still have fun having one D.I.Y. style. All you need is a backdrop, a cellphone, and props. What props? I’m glad you asked. This is a super easy way to make photo booth props and…

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PARTY POST: Party Favors

The reason I have been M.I.A. for a while is because I just recently got married and have been crazy busy party planning. But have no fear, that whole time I was crafting as well. So now that most of the parties are over, I have some exclusive party crafts for you.   Instead of…

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Bubble Art

This is a very fun and easy way to beautify scrap paper and what-have-you. It can be a bit messy so I suggest having lots of newspaper at hand or doing it outside. But it is a great craft for kids and adults alike. Supplies: Finger paint (or other paint/food coloring) Bowls/containers (one for each…

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Practice Makes Perfect: Melted Crayon Art Craft

Melted crayon art is really fun, but it takes some getting used to. If you have a project in mind that you would like to do, I suggest that you practice on a scrap piece of cardboard first. But just because it is practice, doesn’t mean you can’t turn it into a fun craft. This…

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Melted Crayon Art

For a more detailed tutorial you can check out the Melted Crayon Picture Frame tutorial. I also suggest practicing on a scrap piece of cardboard first before you attempt your final piece. Check out this tutorial for some inspiration for how to turn your practice piece into a fun conversation piece. Supplies: Crayons Hot glue…

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Melted Crayon Picture Frame

Melted crayon art can be a really fun way to upcycle old and broken crayons. I suggest playing around with techniques before attempting your final piece. Check out this tutorial for some inspiration for how to turn your practice piece into a conversation piece. It takes a little while to get used to. In general,…

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Easy Peasy Paint Organization

For the longest time, I had all of my paints thrown into a bin. This worked in the short term, but it was really annoying to find certain paints, because I had to go digging through the bin every time. So I came up with an easy organizational system that upcycles one of the most…

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