Holiday projects

DIY Santa Light Bottle Upcycle Project @savedbyloves

  This handmade Santa light-up bottle adds a warm and cozy feeling to any space for the Christmas season. This project requires a recycled bottle and drilling a hole in the lower backside of the bottle. Also required is a fun search for a Santa image. The choices are endless, ranging from recycled Christmas cards, […]

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50 Plus Awesome DIY Sharpie Crafts and DIY Projects to make

It amazes me that I have yet to curate my favorite Sharpie projects!  With all of the 50+ round-ups I have brought to you, seems like I would have covered this by now. You will be blown away at the beautiful DIY home decor projects you can make with these popular markers, and there are […]

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How to Make a Pumpkin Halloween DIY Tshirt with @savedbyloves

I had the chance to review the Silhouette Portrait, and am excited to share with you this pumpkin face shirt I made for Halloween.  This project was super easy with the Silhouette Heat Transfer Material and a design I downloaded from Silhouette Studio. I love that I didn’t have to use a mat with the […]

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50 Plus Best DIY Home Decor Projects to Make With a Jigsaw @savedbyloves

The jigsaw is a super versatile tool, and a great place to start the power tool journey. It is handheld, can be fairly inexpensive (like this Corded : Skil Saw. Variable Speed 4290-02), and cuts shapes in a variety of materials, with the appropriate blade.  I did a number of projects with a the above linked Skil Saw I scored […]

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How to make scrap wood pumpkins with @savedbyloves

These three pumpkins were made entirely with materials I had on hand, which is always a plus! With my huge pile of wood pieces from previous building projects, I am pretty excited when I can use up some of the leftovers. I used my table saw to rip scrap 2×4 into what are essentially wood […]

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Clothespin Crafts to Make Over 50 Great Tutorials @savedbyloves

How have we gone this long without sharing a collection of clothespin crafts? It is a mystery.  Whether you have the one piece wooden peg, or the two piece wood or plastic version held together with a spring, you can use these simple laundry inventions to make some cool stuff.  From home decor, to jewelry, […]

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DIY Christmas Ornaments with Mod Podge Sheer Colors @savedbyloves Christmas in July

Hi everyone! It’s Colleen, from Just Paint It. You know, every year, it’s the same thing. I tell myself I’m going to do one Christmas project each month so when December comes, I’ll be ahead of the game by eleven projects or so. Every year I fail and right after Halloween the craziness starts and […]

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Red White and Blue Food Recipes Easy Delicious Salad @savedbyloves

Our small group meets weekly for a potluck dinner, with a food theme that determines what we bring.  In light of the upcoming 4th of July holiday, this week’s theme was red, white and blue recipes.  We found a wonderful Red, White, & Blue Watermelon Salad with Watermelon Vinaigrette Recipe at FiveHeartHome. It was super easy […]

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Make Patriotic Paint Chip Craft Paper Hydrangeas @savedbyloves

Show your American, upcycling spirit with this patriotic paint chip hydrangea craft!  These make a lovely centerpiece for your summer festivities and Fourth of July party tablescape.  This is a craft the kids can help with for some creative family time during school break. CLICK HERE TO FOR SUPPLY LIST AND TUTORIAL

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50 Plus Best DIY Upcycle Vinyl Records and CD projects to make @savedbyloves

Since most of us no longer listen to CDs or records, our planet is left with a ton of these seemingly useless items. Today I am sharing with you 50+ upcycle projects that solve this dilemma using some outside of the box creativity. You will think twice before considering old records and CDs to be […]

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