It's my favorite time of the month, time for another edition of International Bloggers Club. We are a group of friends from all over the world who get together every month to share our projects, compare notes and see how we do things in our corner of the world. Last month we shared wood projects, and the month before flatlay photos of our favorite things.
This month, with the holidays right at our doorsteps I am going to share 3 simple gift wrapping ideas of the holidays.
With the holidays right around the corner I thought it would be a good time for me to share my wish list of gift ideas. Now I have never done this before, but I had lots of fun coming up with what I would like in the course of my day. And I think if you are like me then you will find something here too.
That's why this is a Practical, as opposed to extravagant, Holiday Gift guide for the DIYer!
Today I am sharing with you another repurpose of a picture frame that I made into easy wall decor for the holidays.
I started out with this simple plastic frame. It was cheap plastic but I was determined to make it something special - something gift worthy.
I would also like to invite you to visit my friends at the Creative Christmas Link Party below.
Disclosure: I was compensated for doing this post with product. However, all the opinions stated here are my own. I only use products I love and would recommend to my viewers.
Today I thought I'd just pop in and share a quick project with you all. You see I am always experimenting with my paint supplies and coming up with new to me ideas and projects.
This box was in my possession for many years. I used it to store beloved photos and cards. But when I was packing for the big move, I decided to give it as a gift. But not in that horrible condition.
You'll have to forgive me for the lack of photos but I was in such a hurry to finish the project and do the packing. As you may have guessed this project was done in Greece before the move. You can see that I was in such a rush I started painting it before I had a photo.
And so today I am sharing how to give an "old world" look to a plain box. And maybe even finish packing! ;)
Today is a special day! I have a very good friend visiting me all the way from Indiana. It is non other than Nikki Frank Hamilton who blogs over at View From in Here. Nikki has her own shop, the Make Lemonade Shop, where she makes handmade pillows and she is here to share a tutorial with us on how to make a DIY Graphic Pillow - with or without a sewing machine. And she is giving us the graphic for free here. Nikki take it away!
I've always wanted to visit the Greece that Mary shares on her blog, haven't you? The color of the sky and ocean is bluer than I've ever seen; and having the option of dipping my toes in the water while listening to the waves, or taking a drive up into the mountains, is so cool!
I'm Mary and I recently moved to New York from beautiful Greece. I like to re-purpose and up-cycle anything that is old or looks like junk. Join me as we use our creativity to spark some life into old things. And do it frugally! You will also see lots of photography of my Greece and New York.
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