ST. Patrick’s Day Burlap Wreath #TBCCrafters

Since it’s almost March, I wanted to do a little project for St. Patrick’s Day. I know most people don’t even think it’s a holiday for decorating, but I’ll use any excuse to change things up. I’m a huge fan of all things burlap. I don’t have a ton of it in my house, but […]

Decorating Do’s – T Is For Texture And Dressing Up Your Space

  Winter took a little time to ramp up and now that the snowy weather is here folks are probably going a little stir crazy indoors.  But spending time indoors is a great way for you to see all the things you might want to change about your living space when the weather warms up. […]

Redoing Furniture By Adding Legs

Redoing furniture by adding legs is one way to give new life to your existing home decor.  You may find the perfect furniture at a flea market, tag sale, or as a hand me down but find that it needs a little something.  Quickly sanding down the furniture, applying a fresh coat of paint, and […]

Free Valentine’s Day Printable #TBCCrafters

Here is a quick and cute FREE printable for Valentine’s Day. All you do it print it out, glue it to a ceramic tile or cut a backing out of foamboard. It makes a great display with some roses and a candle. You could also use it as a cute card or a or a […]

Things are ‘Ducky’ with #TBCCrafters!

One of my colleagues at the public library where I work had a program for the tweens and teens: Ductivities. My co-worker bought a variety of duct tape to be used by the attendees and we were guided by books and technology to create different things. One of the attendees is a budding entrepreneur and he taught […]

Turn Your Garage Into A Workshop Part 3

Recapping our progress up to this point, we have painted the walls, installed some re-purposed cabinets and covered the floor with epoxy.  Now we need to add some workspace.  I had a lot of options to choose from at this point.  I could buy pre-constructed workbenches from one of the home improvement stores.  I could […]

TBC Crafter’s Hop – Red Envelopes Decor

Chinese New Year in 2013 falls on February 10th and usually Chinese would start cleaning up the house and putting up new decoration about 2-3 weeks before. Other than the famous Chinese lion dancing, fireworks and all kinds of delicious food, the red envelope is welcomed by almost everyone. Red envelope is called “Lai See” […]

Turn Your Garage Into A Workshop Part 2

Picking up where we left off last week, Turn Your Garage Into A Workshop – Walls, Heat, and Cabinets, I have painted the walls and ceiling and installed a few cabinets. The floor has a few stains on it and is bare concrete. Now it is time to decide what to do with the floor […]

DIY Raggedy Ann & Andy Paper Dolls

“With imagination ANYTHING is possible,” Raggedy Ann Raggedy Ann & Andy LARGE Paper Dolls I did these last year on my blog and thought it was a good time to share. This is a great winter cold day craft project to share with your children. Sometimes I feel like a Raggedy Ann in a Barbie […]

Turn Your Garage Into A Workshop Part 1- Walls, Heat, and Cabinets

I decided to renovate my garage and change your “run of the mill” two car garage into a workshop/man-cave that any do it yourselfer on a budget could be proud of. This is the story of how I did it! First a quick idea of what I had to work with. The house is a […]