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...]

Free Vintage Laundry Room Printables

Dry Laundry Room Printable

We recently renovated our laundry room, top to bottom. I will be sharing all the juicy details with you in upcoming posts, but today is all about free laundry room printables, from me to you! I created these in photoshop, using these free graphics from my favorite vintage graphics source, The … [Read more...]

How Use Google Plus to Make Free International Calls

Make Free International Calls from Your Laptop using Google Plus @savedbyloves

Our recent trip to Europe forced us to seek out the best options for keeping in touch with our loved ones back home. We added international to our cell phones, but that wasn't cheap, and wasn't unlimited, so it was time to get innovative. After all, I talk to my dear grandmother at least once a day. … [Read more...]

Laduree Hot Chocolate Recipe Knock Off

Best Hot Chocolate Recipe

If you read anything about traveling to Paris, Ladurée hot chocolate and macarons are bound to be mentioned. We heard about the place first on Rick Steve's audio Paris app, in one of his many interviews with Parisians.  Then pretty much everyone we talked to about "must see places" in Paris … [Read more...]

Best French Onion Soup Recipe

French Onion Soup in the Crockpot @savedbyloves

  We had the awesome opportunity to travel to Paris, France over the holiday season. So. Freaking. Amazing. The history, the art, the architecture, the food, the food and the food awakened my senses like I could never have predicted! The first night in our hotel, we went for room service … [Read more...]

Upcycled Sweater Christmas Ornaments

Upcycled Sweater Ornaments DIY from @savedbyloves @craftsncoffee

I am so happy to be here today sharing a tutorial for these Cozy Christmas Ornaments made from old sweaters. That ugly Christmas sweater you have? I bet it would make beautiful ornaments! This is an easy ornament to DIY, and you can make quite a few ornaments from one sweater, so let’s get … [Read more...]

Repurposed Toy Car Box to Sewing Notions Storage

Repurposed Toy Car Box Storage to Sewing Notion Storage - Before and After

Hello! I’m Steph and I blog at The Silly Pearl. I’m mom to 7 year old twin girls and I live in the San Francisco Bay Area.I love to repurpose containers into storage for my craft room. So I’m excited to show you what I made today here on Saved By Love Creations: I took a plastic toy car storage box … [Read more...]

Upcycle a Table Runner into DIY Pillows

Table Runner to Pillows DIY Upcycle @savedbyloves

Hi Everyone, It’s Becky from Patchwork Posse. Home of fun sewing projects, quilt alongs, and a lot of chit chat! A few years back I had picked up a table runner that I had loved. It didn't fit anywhere, but I couldn't let it go and brought it home. It was super long and on one side it had the … [Read more...]