Make new wood look old with wood rasps, hammer, screws and nails. The following are my favorite techniques of how to distress wood. Create a faux driftwood look, rotten wood, dents, scratches and faux worm holes.
Does your pup need a new toy? Make this easy DIY dog toy out of the sleeves of an old T-shirt! This cute DIY T-shirt dog toy looks like a jellyfish or octopus with four tentacles!
There’s a new puppy in my life since May Day! 😀 She is fearless and playful and a little crazy sometimes! 😉 Continue reading DIY T-Shirt Dog Toy
Make your own colorful boho accessories this summer! Continue reading DIY Pom Pom Summer Accessories
DIY boho pom pom dog collar – made from scratch with linen webbing and DIY colorful yarn pom poms!
Turn an ordinary dog collar into a cute and colorful summer dog collar with DIY yarn pom poms! 😀 Continue reading DIY Boho Pom Pom Dog Collar
What better place to enjoy summer than at the beach, lake or river! Below you’ll find more than 50 easy beach themed DIY craft tutorials and ocean blue recipes colored with homemade, natural food dyes. Continue reading 50+ Free Beach Themed Crafts & Recipes: Let’s Go To The Beach!
Hyacinth are my favorite spring flowers! This year I made a simple Easter table decoration with recycled glass jars, fresh moss and pink hyacinths. Continue reading DIY Hyacinth Jars With Moss
‘There are certain types of girls and women to whom violets seem to belong.’ (Ruth Wyeth Spears, 1920s)
In this tutorial I’ll show you how to make authentic 1920s ribbon violets and how to wrap wire stems with embroidery floss. Continue reading 1920s Violets – Ribbon Flower Tutorial
I love spring crafts with fresh moss! On our walk yesterday we gathered some moss to make these moss pots for Easter. Aren’t they beautiful? The moss looks so soft and velvety. Continue reading DIY Moss Pots – Spring Craft With Living Moss
‘A well-made rosette of two-toned double faced ribbon gives just the right touch at the waistline of the simple but smartly cut evening frocks so much in the vogue.’ (Ruth Wyeth Spears, 1920s)
Ribbon rosettes were popular dress accessories in the 1920s – they were usually worn at the shoulder or waist. A while ago I made a ribbon rosette for my 1920s turquoise taffeta robe de style and the dress looks much more finished with the rosette.
For this new ribbon rosette I used original 1920s instruction. The 1920s ribbon rosette is really easy and fast to make! Continue reading DIY 1920s Ribbon Flower – Tutorial
Buckram is a very stiff fabric, almost like cardboard. Buckram is used for millinery and historical clothing. You can buy buckram but buckram is easy to make at home: All you need is cornstarch and cotton or linen fabric – I usually use cotton canvas, twill or Aida cloth. Continue reading How To Make DIY Buckram For Millinery & Historical Clothing