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...]

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...]