I've been enjoying learning to make projects using my new Cricut Air Explore 2. I'm sticking with simple ones for now like this Hello, Summer Sign. Using a frame from the dollar store kept the cost for this low. It was easy to put together and it's perfect for welcoming in the summer season. . . .
To add more coastal flair to our patriotic tablescape, I reworked some old napkin rings and created these Coastal Patriotic Napkin Rings. These are simple to make and you'll only need shells, paint, and stars to put them together. . . .
Making a patriotic wreath using dollar store items is something that I've done in previous years. This year, I found leis that I thought would be perfect for wreath. Adding a few other embellishments made this a festive wreath to show off some red, white, and blue! . . .
You can make an Easy, DIY Patriotic Wall Art on Canvas decor piece using fabric and an old canvas. I love this pinwheel patriotic fabric. This was simple to put together and for those of us who don't have awesome painting skills, covering a canvas with fabric is a simple way to create some wall . . .
Do you dress up your mailbox in patriotic colors for the summer? I enjoy adding a little red, white, and blue during June leading up to the Fourth of July holiday. I added some colorful burlap ribbon and a small heart shaped cushion for my patriotic mail box decor. This Simple Patriotic Mail Box . . .
We've got another thrift store find makeover to share today. I found two chargers at Goodwill recently for $1.99 for both. That was a good price and I knew I could use them both for a couple of projects I had in mind. One of them got a patriotic makeover. This Stars & Stripes Chalk Painted . . .
How often do you look at items that seem like they should go into the recycle bin or the trash bin and stop to think, maybe I could use this for something? I'm betting that you do that often! I know I do. I have one box full of just such items. This fun little repurposed fireworks craft is a way I . . .
This month, along with our group of blogging friends, we are participating in a Dollar Store Craft Challenge. This challenge is a fun one! I always enjoy finding ways to use dollar store items in my craft projects. Who doesn't love a good deal? Since I've been doing some crafting for the Fourth of . . .
I love adding red, white, and blue to my summer decor, but I also love finding ways to incorporate our patriotic colors with my coastal decor. As I was planning my breakfast nook summer tablescape, I knew I needed some new coasters. I was lucky to have found a set still in the original box during a . . .
I enjoy changing up this framed chalkboard seasonally. Most recently, it had a spring time look to it. Now that the weather has warmed up-we're hitting ninety degrees in Charleston this week- it's time for a summer chalkboard. Gloria and I both live in flip flops for much of the year, but with this . . .