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Faux cement home decor

Faux cement home decor

Do you love the raw beauty of cement? Thinking of making some neat items out of it? Well, that sounds like me! I love the texture of cement and for ages I’ve been planning to make some cement items for home decor. But somehow I […]

Wreath with fabric flowers

Wreath with fabric flowers

  I am so pleased with this new rustic farmhouse style wreath I made. It turned out better than I even imagined and I did it DIY all the way. I made a tutorial, so you can easily make one, too!   The fabric flowers […]

Menu board for weekly meals

Menu board for weekly meals

  Being in charge of all the cooking in a household takes quite a lot of planning. You can’t eat Mac ‘n Cheese every day!   In this family of five I plan and prepare all the meals and do the grocery shopping, too. I […]

Soft DIY keychains

Soft DIY keychains

  Do you sometimes keep keys in your pocket? I prefer my keys in my purse, but if I’m walking the dog or exercising outdoors, I am definitely not taking a purse with. It would just be in the way and wouldn’t look too smart […]

Rustic Shabby Easter decor

Rustic Shabby Easter decor

  Here’s a good idea for Easter decorations: Upcycle all those plastic and styrofoam eggs into gorgeous rustic Easter decor! Create your own shabby or farmhouse style Easter decorations. Add pearls and lace for the shabby style or stick with jute twine to get a […]

Rustic keys sign with hooks

Rustic keys sign with hooks

  Do you sometimes wish you didn’t need to have so many keys? Well, I do. Too bad the house doors don’t open with finger print scans. Maybe in a couple of decades we won’t need to carry around that many keys any longer…   […]

How to turn old needlepoint craft into a note board

How to turn old needlepoint craft into a note board

    I found this old needlepoint craft at a thrift store. There it was just screaming for a makeover. I couldn’t help but take it home with me. We had been thinking that we should get a note board and this would be perfect […]

Snowflake garland for windows

Snowflake garland for windows

We had some aluminum paper left from renovating our sauna. I was inspired by this shiny material and really wanted to use the excess for crafts. When I came across this shiny paper it was already winter, yet we didn’t have any snow. It was […]

Repurposed Vintage Doilies

Repurposed Vintage Doilies

  You know these special things you treasure? Things that have no use, but they are very dear to you. Well, I had a lot of old doilies at home. These were all made by a very dear relative and these keep her memory alive. […]

Easy furniture update with chalk paint

Easy furniture update with chalk paint

  We have a few of these treasured old pieces of furniture that we’ve been lucky enough to get. To begin with, they didn’t quite match the interior style we have, but my husband and I really wanted to keep these pieces. They have sentimental […]