Tag: DIY

4 Ways to Protect Glitter From Shedding on Craft Projects
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by on 06/14/201807/29/2018

4 Ways to Protect Glitter From Shedding on Craft Projects

Here are some ways to prevent glitter shedding on your craft projects! Reality is, some glitter will still shed even with coating, its the nature of the glitter beast! haha These options below work well on the shedding if applied properly. I have a DIY Glitter Tutorial with tips if you want to check it...

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Copper Spray Paint Colors
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by on 11/21/201607/06/2018

Copper Spray Paint Colors

Ok time for copper spray paint colors! Some of these colors were in my Rose Gold Spray Paint post but needs its own home, so many copper colors out there! 🙂 This post contains affiliate links for Amazon and I make commission if you buy through my links in the next 24 hours. See how...

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My 100 Year Old File Cabinet Makeover
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by on 11/08/201607/06/2018

My 100 Year Old File Cabinet Makeover

Ive been searching for a file cabinet and I just dont like ones at the stores, cheaply made, cheesy looking, etc. Also not cheap for what I think is ‘junk’… I randomly search Craig’s List for fun finds… Score, I find this vintage file cabinet for $100! Its a 100 years old and was made...

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Mason Jar Pallet Bar
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by on 11/08/201607/07/2018

Mason Jar Pallet Bar

Right now I still apartment live so my space is limited. Being the mason jar-DIY-pallet lover… I made a mason jar pallet bar that fit perfect for my space. My space is small in this part of my place so it was hard to shoot! haha I did some sanding then painted. I didn’t make...

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Rubber Spray Paint: Plasti Dip
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by on 10/31/201607/07/2018

Rubber Spray Paint: Plasti Dip

This is a whole new kind of spray paint! Well, its not new, but ‘new’. How did I land on Plasti Dip? Let me tell you a tale of rims… This is going to be a Long post so buckle up and browse the ride. Im going to ‘expose’ myself, more than my usual comfort...

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Pallet Jewelry Wall Rack
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by on 10/16/201607/07/2018

Pallet Jewelry Wall Rack

Ok I do other projects beside mason jars… haha. Oh yes pallet projects! A pile sitting in my back yard… Even though I have this pile I still hunt them! LOL I came across this one someone cut in half. Score! This post contains affiliate links. As you can see the one piece is crooked...

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25 Spray Painting Tips
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by on 01/05/201607/07/2018

25 Spray Painting Tips

I wrote this post some time ago, it was included with my Best Gold Spray Paint. Ive decided to move it into its own post. That post is a beast and needs its own spot! ha ha. I had no idea when posting that it would be my most popular post! LOL. I guess gold...

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Business Branded Mason Jars
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by on 12/29/201507/07/2018

Business Branded Mason Jars

I made these mason jars as a custom order for a Christmas gift. They own a local biker bar The Happy Valley Inn. Their daughter came to me because ya know, your parents have Everything, what do you give them? LOL. She had me make some fun jars for the bar. You can check out...

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Glitter Light Bulb Ornament
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by on 11/24/201507/06/2018

Glitter Light Bulb Ornament

Many moons ago I had a photo studio and I had these lights I used for my makeup mirror. I did lots of boudoir-glamour with hair and makeup back then. This is an after renovation shot. You can see the lighting with the round bulbs. I still have these lights and bulbs kicking around! LOL....

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Rust-Oleum Metallic Spray Paints
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by on 11/14/201507/06/2018

Rust-Oleum Metallic Spray Paints

I haven’t tried all the colors just yet but have used a bunch when I sold mason jars on the internet. I’ll keep updating this post as I try more colors. Update: I added more colors below. 11/6/2016 Rust-Oleum Metallic is a shimmer type finish and very smooth. Im going to list the colors in...

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Spray Glitter VS Loose Glitter
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by on 11/11/201507/06/2018

Spray Glitter VS Loose Glitter

Time to talk about spray glitter vs loose glitter. I favor the loose glitter because of the coverage and glitter spray cans tend to clog…. Some gold glitter comparing. This is a jar using loose gold gold glitter and glue like my tutorial. Tutorial using loose glitter and glue. This post contains affiliate links for...

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Planter Makeover with Spray Paint & Stain
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by on 05/13/201507/06/2018

Planter Makeover with Spray Paint & Stain

My mom used to make ceramics when I was growing up, she made this canister set back in 1979. Sheesh.. did I just date myself? Ha ha! Anyways this is the only piece that has survived. I found stuck in the basement covered in dust doing some clean out! It was going in the trash...

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Rose Gold Spray Paint
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by on 04/02/201507/06/2018

Rose Gold Spray Paint

Lets talk rose gold spray paint colors! I also show some acrylics. I have bits of copper/rose gold mixed in with my gray, white and aqua-teal colors in my home. This post contains affiliate links for Amazon and I make commission if you buy through my links in the next 24 hours. See how I...

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Krylon Chalk Finish Paint
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by on 03/31/201507/06/2018

Krylon Chalk Finish Paint

Some goodies about Krylon Chalky Finish spray paint. Oh yes, chalky spray paint! Hallelujah, right?! Let me say, with the colors Ive tried, Krylon did well. Im kind of a Krylon ‘hater’. Their Masters formulas anyways… This post contains affiliate links for Amazon and I make commission if you buy through my links in the...

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St Patrick’s Day Mason Jars and DIY Shamrock Garland
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by on 02/03/201507/06/2018

St Patrick’s Day Mason Jars and DIY Shamrock Garland

I have some St Patrick’s Day themed mason jars shades of green & gold/ivory and I wanted to update the listing picture for it. Update: At the time I sold painted mason jars. Now I blog them and sometimes do a special request. I may go back to selling them when I move and have...

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DIY Glitter Mason Jar Tutorial
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by on 01/22/201507/29/2018

DIY Glitter Mason Jar Tutorial

Who doesn’t love glitter? Well, its a love hate thing because its messy! Ha ha. Glitter mason jars or adding glitter to a frame, a nic nac, burned out candle jar, wood, and so much more is pretty easy. 🙂 There are many existing tutorials but, here is my experience with glitter and mason jars!...

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Control Your Ribbon Ends Without Tape or Pin
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by on 01/18/201507/06/2018

Control Your Ribbon Ends Without Tape or Pin

Is your ribbon a tangled mess? Like my disaster of ribbon in this picture… Ive been doing some projects requiring ribbon so I really needed to turn my mess of ribbon to a much neater mess. Yes, a neater mess, ha ha if I could only had a workshop-craftroom like I see on Pinterest… Mine...

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Apple Pie Moonshine Recipe A la Mode Style
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by on 12/23/201407/06/2018

Apple Pie Moonshine Recipe A la Mode Style

I wanted to make more homemade gifts this year and well, I have a stock of mason jars! Ha ha. I searched the net for recipes so this is my own gathered from around the internet. This recipe makes about 2 1/2 gallons of moonshine. Costs about $65 total using Everclear 190 proof. Great gift...

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Succulent Mason Jar Planters or Herb Garden
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by on 05/25/201407/06/2018

Succulent Mason Jar Planters or Herb Garden

Can we get a shout out for succulents? I made some fun painted mason jar succulent planters, I going to have a sale local. I also have them all over my house too. This post contains affiliate links for Amazon and I make commission if you buy through my links in the next 24 hours....

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DIY Painted Can Organizer
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by on 05/03/201407/06/2018

DIY Painted Can Organizer

A decorative can organizer! I made this intending to sell it but, the paper became a bit weird and its more time consuming than I like so I kept it! 🙂 However, its cute so Im sharing if you want to make one yourself. I just painted the cans with spray paint. I lined the...

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DIY Coffee Table with Reclaimed Wood
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by on 11/01/201207/06/2018

DIY Coffee Table with Reclaimed Wood

One of my construction buds hooked me up! I love old wood! Scrubbed it down and did a red mahogany stain. I also distressed the edges a bit and put a clear coat on top to prevent and moisture from getting into the wood.. ya know the nights where you have a snack or a...

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