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Braided Jewelry

Braided Jewelry

Our fellow DIY Diva, Lauren showed us how to make braided fabric jewelry. We got crafty and in less than 10 minutes we had new accessories from jeans and extra fabric.  

DIY – Wood and Glass Tray

DIY – Wood and Glass Tray

Far better to serve you with, this transformed tray is easy and cheap to create! The process includes stripping and staining the wood, cutting a piece of metallic cork wallpaper and having glass cut for the interior of the tray. Before the transformation this tray was in a local thrift store for $7. It’s design […]

DIY – Candy Dish

DIY – Candy Dish

Our resident sticker and paint chip DIY gal, Lauren Scharf couldn’t let a star candy dish go untreated. She decided it needed a bit of color.      The Process It’s so simple and so inexpensive to take bland items around your home and add your own personal touch. Here, I took a clear glass candy […]

DIY – Transform a Chair with Bold Color and Lace

DIY – Transform a Chair with Bold Color and Lace

We turned an ordinary chair into more of a show piece with a custom tint stain and lace.      Reinvent an old chair into a show piece meant to be seen rather than stored. Sand it down to start with clean wood. We stained it with a Cabot Custom Tint in Amethyst.      We stained […]

DIY – Frame with Paint Chip Art

DIY – Frame with Paint Chip Art

A Frame with Flare We’ve been finding numerous ways to use paint chips in our DIY projects from Halloween costumes to Christmas ornaments. This time we created paint chip art work for a vintage frame I puchased at the Rosebowl flea market in Pasadena. I wanted to create a way to display bold colors in […]

DIY – Vintage Sled Becomes Dog Bed

DIY – Vintage Sled Becomes Dog Bed

Penny’s new view point from her fabulous DIY sled to dog bed. Watch the video for more info.      Picked up this vintage sled from the flea market. I thought it was a long bassinet, but the owner corrected me when she showed me where the rails had been. We stripped and sanded the wood […]