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    DIY Rustic Wood Scrap Christmas Tree

    Rustic Scrap Wood Christmas Tree One of my favorite things to do is imagine what I can make out of scrap wood that we have left over from previous projects. Today I’m sharing a tutorial for a cute little rustic Christmas tree that was made from left overs that we had in our garage.

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    Scroll Wall Decor DIY Using A Home Printer

    Scroll wall decor is has been very popular lately. Using heavy kraft paper to make them adds another element of color and texture to your walls. Today I wanted to share this tutorial about how I made this scroll using only Power Point and my home printer. Easy Inexpensive DIY Scroll Wall Decor Materials needed: Home Printer Roll of Kraft paper (You can find this many places in the wrapping paper section. I purchase mine from Current. Jute twine Power Point How to: Create a page size that is 8.5 inches wide x 23 inches long. The reason to make you length so long is so that you can roll…

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    Thrifty Thursday

    Kitchen Cutting Board to Farmhouse Style Chalkboard It wasn’t too long ago that I purchased this cutting board at a local thrift store. I love old cutting boards, but my kitchen is small and I don’t have lots of room for having a bunch of them. The thrill of finding one for crafting left me thinking about the possibilites. I picked this one up for less than a dollar when our thrift store had mark downs on housewares. I was thinking about using it for making a stand for my Kindle Fire, since I often like using it to view recipes I find online. The cutting board itself was a…

  • Thrift to Farmhouse Decor

    DIY Home Decor with Thrift Store Frames Did you ever think about throwing something out and change your mind? That’s what happened with these old picture frames. Today I’m going to share with you how they were rescued from stuff I was going to haul to the thrift store, and made into new home decor.  The Real Truth I purchased these frames from a thrift store a long…time ago. If I remember right, I paid $3.00 for them.  When I purchased them, they were painted gold and had these cute vintage teacup prints in them. One was marked AVON on the back and in my research I found that Avon…

  • Adventure Everywhere DIY Banner

    Quick and Easy Banner with Heat Transfer Vinyl     Welcome to Thrifty Thursday. Today I wanted to share with you how I made this Adventure Everywhere Banner with a scrap of fabric from the thrift store, and Siser Easy Weed Vinyl.   A few weeks ago, when I was out thrift shopping I noticed this piece of osnaburg muslin in the fabric section of the store. I love muslin and when I find it in thrift stores at a reasonable price, I’ll purchase it for making my little favor bags.  This piece was was only about 1/4 yard, and I debated about what I would do with it. At…

  • Learn How to Make Lovely Home Decor from a Dollar Tree Plate

    Dollar Tree Fall Decor Plate Today I’m going to share with you how I created this awesome fall home decor plate with a simple plate from the Dollar Tree. You can also make a piece that is uniquely yours with a scrap of vinyl, your Silhouette or other cutting machine and some spray paint. Home decor has never been easier. Cutting Oramask stencil vinyl with the Silhouette Cameo is a breeze. In addition, I absolutely love the crisp, clean lines that can be achieved with using it. I was working on another sign, had a small scrap of Oramask left from trimming, and I knew just the place I wanted…