Vintage inspired DIY craft projects.

DIY- How to Make a Painted Bohemian Area Rug-Floor Mat



Have been looking for budget ways to decorate my new apartment in New England.  And in my guest bedroom/office I’ve been working on creating a cozy space with a bohemian/hippy-ish vibe.  I decided the room needed something on the wood floor to protect it, create a nice focal point and be easy to clean.  Having cats, wall to wall carpeting or thick pile area […]

By | 2017-07-07T18:15:26-04:00 July 7th, 2017|Crafts/DIY, Lifestyle|6 Comments

DIY-How to Make a Boho Beaded Tassel Belt

How to Make a Boho Tassel Belt


Looking through a 1969 Vogue Magazine recently I noticed  tassel belts, like the one below,  shown in many of the fashion editorials. The late 60s and early 70s was the height of the hippie culture’s influence  in fashion, so bohemian type accessories were a big trend.    Of course, I was instantly intrigued!     Thinking  they wouldn’t […]

By | 2017-04-25T10:44:09-04:00 April 21st, 2017|Crafts/DIY, Lifestyle|6 Comments

Halloween DIY- Vintage Hollywood Horror Candleholders

easy diy-vintage hollywood horror candleholdersWell it was time for another craft night with the girls since Halloween was imminent.  And crafting is always a stellar excuse for drinking wine, as it helps the creative juices flow. At least that’s what we like to tell ourselves!

Knowing the night was fast approaching, I was furiously searching the interwebs for a project.  Naturally it had to have […]

By | 2016-10-27T11:52:00-04:00 October 27th, 2016|Crafts/DIY|8 Comments

DIY- Vintage Glove Sachets

Last week I stopped into one of my favorite shops in downtown Stuart, Florida, where I live.  Patty’s Antiques is a cute, cozy place full of shabby chic goodness.  My friend Patty and her husband, have owned the store for many years. And they are both masters at refinishing, painting and crafting, giving new life to the found objects that end up in their talented hands.

Upon entering I was immediately drawn to this fabulous hutch […]

By | 2015-10-20T10:47:26-04:00 October 20th, 2015|Crafts/DIY, Gift Ideas|Comments Off on DIY- Vintage Glove Sachets
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