Getting Crafty

Home Decor, Crafting & Sewing

Homemade Simmering Potpourri

Homemade Simmering Potpourri

The end of summer is approaching us fast and we are getting ready for the cool crisp air, pumpkin spice, and warm toasty fires.  This is the time of year when I get inspired to start baking, decorating, and fill our home up with delicious…

DIY Recycled Bottle Tiki Torches

DIY Recycled Bottle Tiki Torches

This is a very simple and affordable craft that you can complete in less than an hour. For me, there is something extremely rewarding when I can take an item that once had a certain purpose, and re-purpose it into something else.  I absolutely adore…

DIY Christmas Gnome Bottle Toppers

DIY Christmas Gnome Bottle Toppers

  Hello Friends!  I am simply blown away by how fast the year has gone by, and here we are again working on our holiday baking, crafting, and gift-giving.  How did this happen? It seems like just yesterday the kids were heading back to school…

Dried Orange & Moss Topiaries

Dried Orange & Moss Topiaries

  It’s Fall Y’all! That’s right it’s officially that time of year when the leaves start to change color and there is a slight chill in the air. Everywhere you look it’s “pumpkin palooza” and my home is no exception. I look forward to the…

DIY Dried Orange Slices

DIY Dried Orange Slices

Hello friends! Today I’m sharing with you the simple craft of drying fruit.  This is a craft you can do any time of the year, easily in your kitchen, using citrus or apples. Dried fruit is wonderful for using in crafts, adorning packages, stringing as…

DIY Elastic Carry Pencil Pouch

DIY Elastic Carry Pencil Pouch

    Have you noticed lately everywhere you look you will find these beautiful and intricate coloring books made for adults?  I personally love these books, and I picked mine up two years ago when I was searching for something that would give me some peace…

A Handful of Guests Book

A Handful of Guests Book

      Hi everyone!  Sorry it’s been so long since my last post!  It was a busy month of May with dear friends visiting from California, end of year school projects, baseball games and parties!  Time has slipped away from me and I realize how…

DIY Fabric Coasters

DIY Fabric Coasters

  Hi Friends! Today I’m sharing an easy beginner level sewing project that you can make from your left over scraps of fabric. Not only are these fabric coasters pretty, but they are extremely functional too! Because they are made from clothe they will absorb the…

One Man’s Trash Is This Woman’s Treasure

One Man’s Trash Is This Woman’s Treasure

  Today I want to share a quick DIY project that took little time, a small amount of effort and minimal cash!  A few days ago I was leaving my neighborhood and noticed a family had moved out and place several pieces of furniture on…

DIY Decorative Serving Trays

DIY Decorative Serving Trays

  For several years now I have been using 3 cookie sheets over and over again, and now they are beyond “seasoned”! I’m almost too embarrassed to show you my black cookie sheets, but you need to see the dreadful before in order to appreciate…