DIY Peppermint Wreath

I have been focused on jewelry the past 6 month but felt like a DIY DIVersion! The holidays provide so many ops to DIY!

I love peppermints and like to decorate with white and red. Using the tools below (and a ribbon hanger of your choice) I was able to make this cute wreath.

The basis for this project is a little cardboard box I found at Walgreens. It is sturdy enough hold all the candy. Basically, glue the peppermints to the inside of the lid. You can use any type of glue. Drawing the circle in the middle is optional-I realized I didn’t need it after all. When you are done with the candy, cut out a circle and write a holiday note, leave blank with the green center or take a silly holiday card and glue to the center! Lastly, secure a ribbon to the back. I recommend epoxy as the candies carry some weight.

Hang and enjoy!




Fall Deco

For this one, I took Halloween candy and used it as a vase filler. The gourd adds a nice touch too. The best is, this can be used for Thanksgiving too.

Use your creativity: tall vases, votives, add branches to give it height, votive holders or take your fave bar glass and turn it into an elegant candy dish.

Have fun!




Nail polish Rack

I have been watching my nail polish collection grow and take up valuable night stand space for too long now. So what is the solution? No it is not paying top dollar for a nail salon rack but finding an inexpensive spice rack! I found this black scroll spice rack on Amazon for $15 and there I go! With the help of my installer/boyfriend, I have more space on my nightstand and a snapshot of my nail polish collection!


Washi Decorated Chair

You know what I love so much about washi tape? Everything! But it allows you to be your own designer! It works on almost any surface and with a coat of mod podge it can be sealed. I took my Ikea kitchen chairs and put some tape on them. Now I have my own unique chairs that no one else has! All I can say is look out any clean surface in my place. Prepare to be washi-ed!





Paper Flower Wreath

I know you have seen these tissue paper flowers before. I had them on the tables at my Mom’s party. As pretty as they are, they took up too much space at home on a table and really weren’t well displayed. So I pinned them to a foam wreath and there you go! Definitely an indoor wreath and so sweet!


Flip Flop Wreath

Today I have my Aunt Joanne doing a guest post! She is such a crafty lady! As almost all of my posts, this one is inexpensive!
She bought flip flops at Five Below, used Gorilla glue to hold them together and added an optional wooden Welcome sign! If you get unfinished wood, you can paint it your color of choice. Also the ribbon for the bow was bought at a craft store. Lastly, add a hanger on the back using some florist wire. Enjoy!



Easter Candy Centerpiece

Happy Easter! I took a bunch of Easter candy and decorated a vase with it. I put a small glass in th center and wrapped a piece of thin cardboard around it to hold the candy up. Then found an olive jar and used that as the vase. Enjoy!



St. Patty’s Day Lights

Almost St. Patty’s Day. There are few decorating ideas I have come up with for this holiday but here is one. I found shamrock lights at Target for $3 per string and put them in a hurricane vase. Voila! There are 3 strings of lights. I flanked with some green tapers for added color. Enjoy! I will be posting a pic taken in daylight later today.

Slightly better pic



Branch Decor – Last Day!

So here are the completed branches…unless I find something else to hang on there! My last touch are these tiny ceramic owls I found at a quilt show. They had holes running through them so I strung them up on some bakers twine. Here is the result of my week long Post with some close ups as well. I hope you have some ideas to DIY!