When holidays come around I get very excited to add new decorations to what I already have. This seasonal burlap Read More »
Stencils are a budget-minded crafter’s best friend. You can use stencils to freshen up thrift store finds or turn something old that you already own into something cute and new-to-you. Here are 10 awesome stencil home decor projects to whet your whistle!
I love a good typography art project, and these woodgrain monogram letters are so simple and cute! Carissa at Creative Green Living used an inexpensive blank monogram letter and peel and stick stencils to create this glittery faux bois effect. You could make this project even more budget-friendly by cutting your own monogram letter out of an old cardboard box instead of buying a blank. Wouldn’t this look sweet hanging up in your kid’s room?
Don’t these cats look cozy in their little hammocks? You can sew these up for the cats in your life or make them to donate to your local animal rescue! Squidoo user (Squidooer?) Pam Irie opted for the latter, and she shares her detailed tutorial in case you want to do the same thing! I love how these cat hammocks give your kitty an elevated place to sleep. I don’t know about your cats, but mine prefer being up high, so they can survey their kingdom.
Don’t you love hitting thrift stores and flea markets and hunting for pretty, gently-loved furniture? The problem with flea market furniture is that it might have good bones, but it’s often seen its share of wear and tear. It may also not quite fit in with your home’s color scheme. Rue Daily has a beautiful slideshow that goes through refurbishing a flea market chair to take it from worn and dated to hip and modern.