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Mixed Media Christmas Tags

It's time to start preparing for Christmas!! I know, I know... it's not even Thanksgiving yet! But I think you'll like this kind of preparation activity!

Use some old cards to make these sweet tags!

DIY Shiplap Kitchen Back splash

I finished my kitchen backsplash last weekend, woot! I'm so excited about how it turned out and it was pretty easy too!

So today I'm going to show you how... don't worry, you got this!!😊

How to make your own inexpensive shiplap backsplash

Naked Button Globe - A DIY Globe Upcycle

Guess what today is?!

It's Thrifty Chicks Wednesday! On the second Wednesday of each month, a group of blogger friends and I participate in a monthly challenge project and we share our projects. It's also a surprise to each of us, we don't tell each other what we are making so we have to wait until reveal day too!

This month's challenge is maps and/or globes. I'm sharing mine here. At the bottom of the post, there will be links to check out the other ladies' projects!

How to upcycle an old globe into a cool conversation piece!

10 DIY Thanksgiving Turkey Crafts to Make

Well, Halloween has come and gone and it's time to start planning for Thanksgiving already, can you believe it?!

Do you host Thanksgiving dinner at your house? If so, I've got a cute roundup of 10 DIY Thanksgiving Turkey crafts that you can make! You can whip one or two of these up in no time!

Even if you don't host at your house, these are fun crafts to decorate with and any one of them would make a great hostess gift!

10 super cute DIY turkeys you can make!

DIY Pottery Barn Look-Alike Footstool

I love me some Pottery Barn! I used to get their catalogs in the mail and I would look through them so many times that the pages would start to come out of the catalog!

But can I afford like... anything?! I may have purchased an ornament from the sale section once! 😏

But just because I can't afford anything from PB doesn't mean I can't get the look through a little ingenious DIY and I'm going to show you how too!

Let's create a look-alike footstool!

How to make a Pottery Barn knock-off footstool

Happy Halloween!

This is mini-me in the witch costume, my dad and my cousin as Snoopy back in the '70's!

Halloween in the 1970's

I hope you have a wonderfully spooky day!

How to Tile a Backsplash

I'm making progress in my kitchen remodel, I just finished the backsplash area behind my stove and I love how it turned out!

So today I'm going to show you how to tile a backsplash!

Learn how to tile a backsplash!

Organizing Under the Kitchen Sink

I'm still working away on my kitchen even though it's been slow going. Not because it's super hard work or anything... it's just that I haven't had all the time I need!

I have finished painting ALL.THE.CUPBOARDS... GAH! There's a lot of cupboards in this kitchen!

I also finished the tile backsplash behind the stove.

No pretty pictures just quite yet though! This weekend I worked on a more mundane, not so pretty, but necessary, (and satisfying!) project.

Organizing under the kitchen sink!

Easy ways to organize under the kitchen sink!

Vintage Zipper Flower Tutorial & Upcycled Shirt Cuff Bracelets!

The other day when I shared 5 Things to Make With ONE Flannel Shirt for our Thrifty Chicks monthly challenge I promised to share the tutorial for making the upcycled shirt cuff bracelets and zipper flowers.

These are so fun to make, there are endless possibilities and you can mix and match trims and do-dads to your heart's content!

Learn how to make beautiful flowers from vintage zippers!

Society6 Gift Guide and A Giveaway!

Hi There!!

Do you realize that it is only 67 days until Christmas? Whaaat, how did that happen?!

Have you started your Christmas shopping yet? If I'm being honest... I have not 😟 Thankfully though, we aren't a big family and I only have a few people to shop for.

Today I wanted to share a little Society6 gift guide AND a giveaway!

Check out the gift guide and some of my favorite artists, then I'll tell you about the giveaway... deal?

Shop for unique gifts featuring original artwork at Society6!!

Treasure Trove Tuesday - This Week's Thrifting Finds

I hit a couple of garage sales and thrift shops over the weekend and I have a few fun finds to share for this week's TTT!

If you are new here TTT (Treasure Trove Tuesday) is where I share my latest thrifting finds. Most make their way into my Etsy shop, Little Boho Cottage, but some I just can't part with!😊

What I found for my Etsy shop!

The Best DIY Boho Pumpkin Roundup!

I think fall and Halloween decor are a couple of the hardest to put a boho spin on, don't you? After all, I haven't seen much in the way of fall boho decorations for sale in stores!

Since pumpkins are easy to find (the grocery store has them, there are pumpkin patches, and you can often find stands on the side of the road selling them) I set on a mission to scour the internet and find the best boho pumpkin tutorials.

I bet you'll be as inspired as I am to get a big ol' pumpkin and get your DIY on!

5 Things To Make With ONE Flannel Shirt!

I can't believe it's been a month already since our last Thrifty Chicks project! If you remember, last month's project challenge was chalkboards and I shared how to make Chalkboards in Any Color!

This month's challenge is upcycling flannel clothing and I'm just as excited as you are because I have no idea what the other ladies are making until reveal day!

I started working with my flannel shirt I picked up at Goodwill and then couldn't stop so I actually have FIVE projects to share... 5 Things to Make with ONE Flannel Shirt! 😀

You can make so many different things with ONE flannel shirt!

Treasure Trove Tuesday - This Week's Thrifting Finds

I have a few things to share for today's TTT... like last week, it's not a lot but still, some fun finds I think!

What I found while out thrifting!

DIY Boho Fall Wreath

If you're as addicted to Pinterest as I am then you've most likely seen all of the cute wreaths made with embroidery hoops!

I love the simplicity of using the embroidery hoop and then embellishing it just a little bit... and I'm all about repurposing!!

So, I decided to try making my own repurposed embroidery hoop wreath but with a boho spin!

Repurposed embroidery hoop wreath