5-Minute Valentine’s Day Crafts, Cards & Gifts

February 8, 2015
5-minute Valentine

5-Minute Valentine’s Day Crafts There are so many DIY ideas for Valentine’s Day on Pinterest that are all adorable and clever, but many of them involve sewing or a glue gun or elaborate supplies you’d first have to go out and buy. But things can be a lot easier. Don’t have a craft room full […]

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DIY Project: Vintage Buttons in Vintage Jello Molds

June 21, 2014
vintage buttons in vintage Jello tin mold

I scored a lot of vintage buttons at an estate sale the other day and have been busy the last two days to sort through them and package them in a cute way for my store at the Newburgh Vintage Emporium. I already had a bunch of vintage Jello tin molds that I had been […]

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My DIY Banner Featured on TV Star Alison Victoria’s Blog

May 9, 2014

I had the opportunity to have dinner with DIY Network’s Alison Victoria at the Design Bloggers Conference in March. She hosts the popular show “Kitchen Crashers,” have you seen it? Seven other bloggers and I were invited by HomeAdvisor to meet her, and it was an amazing evening. Alison is super sweet and funny, and […]

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35 Easy DIY Valentine’s Day Ideas

February 12, 2014
35 DIY Valentine

I meant to decorate the Blue Cottage more for Valentine’s Day, but at least our bathroom downstairs got a little decoration. I recycled a red box to cut little hearts out of it and added them to some vintage items and flowers. I’ve written several post about Valentine’s Day decor, DIY crafts, and heart-themed food […]

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