How to Mod Podge Crackle a Dress Form

DIY Crackle Dress form @savedbyloves

Hallo there! My name is Amy - from the blogs Mod Podge Rocks, DIY Candy, and Washi Tape Crafts. Yep, I have three blogs. You could say I really love crafts - and also being busy, apparently. I guess that's just how I roll! This is a tutorial I haven't share yet, and am thrilled to show you today. … [Read more...]

Wood Pallet Cross Tutorial

Wood Pallet Cross DIY @savedbyloves

Today's project is a great way to use up those wood scraps leftover from previous projects. I will show you how to make this sturdy wood cross using pallet scraps and pocket holes. You will also learn how to easily create the chippy, distressed paint look seen here. To start, I cut one scrap wood … [Read more...]

DIY Dollar Store Eraser Valentine Earrings

Valentines Day Jewelry Tutorial

I heart creating with dollar store supplies. For one, it is cheap, and it challenges me creatively. When I saw these cute Valentine's Day erasers over the weekend, I immediately thought they need some resin and ear wires! Follow along to see how I made earrings from dollar store erasers! At first … [Read more...]

DIY Recycled T Shirt Rug Tutorial

How to crochet a round rug from DIY Tshirt yarn @savedbyloves

  Last week I shared with you How to Make T-Shirt Yarn along with over 30 projects to make with it. I showed you the pile of yarn I whipped up in various shades of blue: Today I am sharing the pattern I used to create my round t-shirt rug from my handmade yarn! My rug is worked in the … [Read more...]

50 Plus Awesome Accent Walls

50 Plus Amazing DIY Accent Wall Ideas FB

When we moved into our new house, we went neutral with the walls as we painted. My thought was to save the boldness for accents. Well, now it is time for some accent walls. I gathered some of my favorites creative accent wall ideas on a budget to share with you. If I missed yours, leave me the link … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Washi Tape Charms

DIY Washi Tape Resin Charms for Valentines Day

Today's project is a washi tape and resin craft that makes the perfect Valentine's Day gift! Follow along as we die cut washi tape and apply ICE resin for a quick and easy charm that you can customize to fit your needs. I was inspired on a recent trip to the craft store by these Valentine's Day … [Read more...]

How to Make T-shirt yarn and 30 Plus Projects to Make

How to Make tshirt yarn and 30 Plus projects to make @savedbyloves

I have been a busy girl creating yarn from old t-shirts. Did you know you can make a continuous strand of yarn and create a sizable roll of yarn from just shirt? Once you have created your yarn, the potential projects you can create are unlimited. I used the exact process shown in this video DIY … [Read more...]

Found Object to Upcycled Lighting

DIY Upcycled Light from @savedbyloves

I say "found object" because I am 98.9% unsure what it is. I went through a phase where I scooped up anything that I could picture as a light fixture or hanging pendant lamp and that was cheap. This one I was particularly excited about since I got it for $5 and it was just waiting to house a … [Read more...]

DIY Mudroom Storage Bench and Coat Rack

DIY Mudroom Storage Bench Free Woodworking Plans @savedbyloves

Our laundry room is the high traffic area of the house. We go through it every time we come or go from the house. It had been crying out for a place to hang coats and to drop off “stuff” rather than haul it in and lay it on the kitchen table. One Saturday my husband decided that he was going to … [Read more...]

Easy Cheap Hardware Update

How to Update Brassy Hardware With Spray Paint @savedbyloves

One of the first things I knew I wanted to change when we moved into our house was the brass hardware: knobs, hinges and light fixtures. I pictured that happening immediately, but the reality of how much time it takes to renovate kicked in, and I am just now getting to the hardware! I wanted to … [Read more...]