DIY Valentine’s Day Arrow Decor

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I’m so excited to be sharing this fun project with you this week, as one of the contributors to My Crafty Spot blog. This project was inspired by one of my recent trips to a thrift store, where I found a really cool (and slightly odd) item that looked like an arrow that had been shot through a cube. For Valentine’s Day this year, I decided to recreate it, using fun and vibrant colors. [Read more…]

DIY Decor: Creepy Halloween Books

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Hey there,  MCS readers! I’m stopping by from Just Mom Matters this month with the perfect craft to get you in the Halloween spirit. Even though it’s still in the 90’s here in Houston — with absolutely no relief in sight —  I’m getting excited about fall and decorating for Halloween.

I’m anxious to pull out the Mason Jar Jack-o-Lanterns I posted about a couple of years ago, and thought this year I’d add some creepy Halloween books to my decorating mix.

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Seat Cushion Reupholster Tutorial

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Sometimes you need a change. Sometimes comes about once a season for me. I cannot be alone though in wanting to spruce up my house for different seasons. In the winter the heavy drapes and darker pillowcases for the throws almost make our drafty Victorian feel warm. The summer calls for shear curtains and a lighter palate.

One of my personal ways to spruce up the house though is by changing the seat cushions out. I found these stunning vintage wrought iron chairs on the side of the street awaiting the trash man in New York City. That is one thing I really miss about New York, the perpetual free side walk treats that one might find at any moment. I have walked avenues with furniture in my hands, I have hailed cabs rerouting my self and dinner plans to take a hand tooled book case back to up town to my little studio on the west side.

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Slam Dunk Basketball Door Decor

Hey My Crafty Spot readers! It’s Ashley from 3 Little Greenwoods back to share a bouncingly brilliant project!

Our family has two little basketball players who have spent their first season learning how to dribble, pass, and make a three pointer. To honor them I created this Slam Dunk Basketball Door Decor.

Slam Dunk Basketball Door Decor

This is a super simple project that only needs a few supplies to make. Let me show you how I did it! [Read more…]