DIY · Norwegian

DIY Zinc Tray Door Sign with Crystal Door Hammer

I'm sure you all knew you can write with chalk on Zinc surfaces? I took one of my old zinc trays, that I previously used for candles, and repurposed it into a door sign for my deck: (All images in this post are clickable, if you want to zoom in on the details!) It says… Continue reading DIY Zinc Tray Door Sign with Crystal Door Hammer

DIY · Ephemera

Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented – 1915 Henderson’s Rose Picture

This adorable cutie came right out of a 1915 Henderson's Seed Catalog: All I did was print her, cut her to fit my chalk painted plastic frame, laminate the print (for it to hold up outdoors) and hang! Here is a preview of the original Henderson's seed catalog page I used to create this picture: Find your high… Continue reading Antique Seed Catalog Reinvented – 1915 Henderson’s Rose Picture

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DIY Garden Furniture Cushion Covers

Did you notice the "grain sack" cushions with my revamped garden furniture from yesterdays post? It is the original cushions with new fabric covers! I measured my cushions' height, length and thickness, and cut a piece of fabric to sew a "bag" for the cushion. The bag is 25cm longer than the cushion: I hemmed the… Continue reading DIY Garden Furniture Cushion Covers

DIY · Norwegian

DIY Mason Jar Bands & Crystals Windchime

Whenever I go to a thrift store I always look for extra Norgesglass bands (Norwegian Mason Jars). The little ol' ladies working there always smile and nod at each other when they see me picking them up, probably thinking I will do some serious canning... they are of course wrong; I use the bands for… Continue reading DIY Mason Jar Bands & Crystals Windchime

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DIY Mason Jar Band & Ribbon Mobile

This little summer craft could NOT get any easier: I simply cut 5 pieces of pretty ribbon and tied them to a vintage Norgesglass (Norwegian Mason Jar) Band! I used some of my Tilda ribbon for this craft, I love the combination of red and pink! I'm sure you could tie almost anything like this: lace, fabric… Continue reading DIY Mason Jar Band & Ribbon Mobile

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Star-Spangled Banner Lanterns

For my Lit Starry Garland, I used the 6 lanterns from yesterdays post, and printed 2 copies of these Star-Spangled Banner Lanterns, for a total of 10 lanterns: This design features a vintage Ellen Clapsaddle postcard. 🙂 The instructions repeated: INSTRUCTIONS: Print the lanterns onto cardstock or photo paper (I use Canon 170g Matte Photo… Continue reading Star-Spangled Banner Lanterns