Electric Guitar Face-lift: One of those gifts that turned out just right.

  I was worried about this project, mainly because my husband loves his guitar. I was terrified I’d mess it up and his guitar would never be the same again. Luckily it worked out wonderfully. To start here is the guitar that needed the face lift. Clearly the design was very much geared to appeal to a young man looking …

Gradient Stairs: A Pinterest DIY that takes forever, but rocks!

Wow. Okay so this is one of those projects. It should have been pretty straight forward. The original pin can be found here.  (photo below) It’s a pretty neat little project that I was very excited about. Turns out the word “little,” does not adequately describe the insanity that was to follow.   To start, our stairs had carpet, we …

The Wine Cork Tray (with Epoxy!)

Originally, I was looking for a quick craft with items on hand. One Ikea tray plus ten years of waiting tables and tending bar means a substantial stash of many corks from many different bottles of wine. Simple weekend project, right? Here is the original Pin Part one: Cutting corks. I decided to cut the corks in half lengthwise in order …

5 DIY Projects for our New Home.

A new home is a brand new canvas. When I walk into a space that (for the first time) I can literally do whatever I like, all I see are potential projects. We’ve always lived in rentals. You can’t hang pictures, can’t paint walls, if you see inspiration for a great backsplash? Well, it’s not your house so even if your landlord …

Yearly Crafty Greatness. The Easter Egg.

It’s warming up outside, my husband’s face is turning red and swelling from pollen. Spring is literally in the air. With spring comes Easter and one of my favorite yearly projects, decorating eggs. Only this year since all of my awesome crafty things are boxed up due to an impending move, I’m going to miss out on my favorite project …