Upcycling Wooden Silverware Case

Hi there LKB followers!!! Donna Beth here, and I was inspired to create a memory box from an old wooden silverware case I was given. I have a friend that designs amazing sculptures, jewelry, and wind chimes from old silverware. She then ends up with lots of boxes and gives them away to those thatContinue reading “Upcycling Wooden Silverware Case”

Simple Baby Blanket with Applique

Hi All!! Welcome to another sewing project! I made these for one of my good friends. Her grandchildren are expecting soon, and these went to them! I took some progress pictures along the way of different parts of both of the blankets, but I did them the same way, so I’m combining them into 1Continue reading “Simple Baby Blanket with Applique”

Upcycled Purse/Tote

Hi All!! Welcome to another project! I was spending some time watching some YouTube videos on crafting and came across a video by Don Kim (Click here to see the video that inspired me.) and I just knew I had to recreate it and convert to inch measurements versus the centimeter measurements he showed. IContinue reading “Upcycled Purse/Tote”

Scrap Buster: Fabric Flowers

Hi All, Life has been hectic for me with Summer Break from school with the kids home. Anyone relate? Of course anyone with kids home during the summer knows that your normal schedule of doing things gets thrown out the window for the most part and you have more questions through the day if youContinue reading “Scrap Buster: Fabric Flowers”

Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Wall Hanging

Hi All, I actually did this on the night of Tues, May 12th. 🙂 I apologize for not getting this up sooner, but you know…. the life of a mom can be unpredictable, but when there are also special needs involved… it really gets crazy sometimes. I made these Crocheted Skulls last fall following theContinue reading “Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Wall Hanging”

Cardstock Spring Egg Garland

Hi All, For spring this year, I wanted to have some updated decorations. To do this, I used cardstock and cut out egg shapes and them sewed them together on my sewing machine. This is the first time that I had tried to sew cardstock together, but it was so easy and fast! Definitely goingContinue reading “Cardstock Spring Egg Garland”

Metal Outside Table and Chair Makeover

Hi All, So this project I had thought was going to take about 3 days to complete. It was a fun project, though it turned into a week long project because of weather delays. I enjoy being able to put my random crafting skills to use to help my friends when I can. For thisContinue reading “Metal Outside Table and Chair Makeover”

Sam I Am Felt Hat

Hi All, So as moms sometimes do, I had improvise last minute on a costume for my son tomorrow for Dr. Seuss Day at school. He’s gonna be Sam I Am… cause that’s what I could come up with. He’s gonna wear his dad’s plain yellow t-shirt and this hat. If I was more ambitiousContinue reading “Sam I Am Felt Hat”

Flower Trash Can Makeover

Hi All, I have had this trash can for probably over 10 years. It was time for a new look, but it wasn’t broken or really scratched up or anything. It just felt blah after so long of looking at it. So I decided it needed a refresh. Take a look at the video belowContinue reading “Flower Trash Can Makeover”

Memory Pillow from Men’s Shirt

Hi All, For most of you that follow our page, you’ll know that my dad passed away in June of this year. When I was back helping to settle some of his affairs, I was able to get a few of his shirts that he used to wear to make into pillows. It took meContinue reading “Memory Pillow from Men’s Shirt”

Painting Ornaments with Kids

Hi All, I did these ornaments with my children. The picture above with more types and colors of ornaments we did 2019. The picture on the right are the ones we did this year in this video. It was a fun activity we could do together. https://fb.watch/3n_XBlW4pb/ Supplies: Wood ornaments (The ones pictured in thisContinue reading “Painting Ornaments with Kids”

Front Porch Sitter/Plank

Hi All, I had done this Live Video on Facebook back at the end of November of 2020. I had gone to the Pinner’s Conference in Phoenix, AZ, and this is a project that I started there in one of the classes. It really makes a statement as you walk up to our door now.Continue reading “Front Porch Sitter/Plank”

Replacing Door Molding

Hi All, It’s time to tackle a home project! My cat that passed away in March had claws and was over 16 years old. She liked to scratch at the door frames to mark the rooms as her domain… and I think claim us too since we slept in the rooms. Anyway, so because ofContinue reading “Replacing Door Molding”

DIY Coaster

Here we have another great gift idea. These would look super cute on top of a three tier tray or inside of a dough bowl for decoration. Supplies: Wooden Discs (Walmart) Paint Twine Ribbon Varnish Instrucitons: Paint and let dry Varnish with three coats and let dry in between each coat. Embellish coaster as desiredContinue reading “DIY Coaster”

Upcycled Jeans Leg to Grocery Bag Holder

Hi All, Does anyone else have a bag or box of bags of grocery bags that are overflowing, but you don’t want to get rid of any because you never know what you’re going to actually need every single one of them and then not have them? I’ve actually run out before… but not forContinue reading “Upcycled Jeans Leg to Grocery Bag Holder”

Mason Jar DIY

How cute would these painted mason jars be as a gift??? My original idea was to make the apple jar as a teacher’s gift but then I expanded on that because I have a slight obsession with all things strawberries right now. Supplies: Mason Jars (Walmart) Paint Twine Twigs from the yard Cardstock Flowers IContinue reading “Mason Jar DIY”

Scatter Screen Pumpkin

I have been seeing these scatter screen pumpkins on Pinterest and I wanted to try one for myself because unlike a lot of other DIY projects, this one stands up on its own after you’re finished. Supplies: Three scatter screens from Dollar Tree Spray Paint Flowers Ribbon Hot Glue Gun Floral Wire Instructions: Lay outContinue reading “Scatter Screen Pumpkin”

Cactus Pin Cushion (Scrap Buster)

Hi All, Today I realized that I needed another pin cushion, and to restock my gift closet a little bit, so Pin Cushion Catcus to the rescue!!!! I actually was inspired to create these from emails I get from National Sewing Circle. They have lots of great tips and projects to help anyone improve theirContinue reading “Cactus Pin Cushion (Scrap Buster)”

Painted Wood Heart Ornaments

Hi All, I had a lot of fun making these festive wood ornaments. I had gotten them in the impulse section of the store as you walk in to my local Fry’s Grocery in early February. They were labelled as gift tags, but I thought they’d make excellent ornaments! I have quite a few friends,Continue reading “Painted Wood Heart Ornaments”