How to Make a Wooden Insert for a Metal Basket

I love baskets of all kinds. When I’m out thrifting, I always look at the baskets and I have to tell myself I just don’t need them. It isn’t like I have a lot but, if I wasn’t careful I know I could get into some trouble. They’re just so versatile. You can use baskets for organization, for storage, simple home decor and they can be in any room of the house. Continue reading “How to Make a Wooden Insert for a Metal Basket”

DIY Basket From A Foot Stool

This project is the easiest project ever! Such an easy project, you don’t need a tutorial. However, there are little bits of info outside of a how-to I hope you find helpful. What I love about this besides being simple is it achieves an entirely different look and function. All I did was take this old foot stool made by my grandpa, flipped it upside down and wrapped it with some rope. Now it functions as a sturdy basket to hold any variety of little home decor items, papers, books, etc. Continue reading “DIY Basket From A Foot Stool”

Create a Winter Wonderland Using A Basket

This is one of those projects where there’s definitely no right or wrong way to do it. You just keep adding or taking out what you like and what you don’t. You could go a minimalistic route or clutter the heck out of it. Baskets vary in size and shape so what I did won’t necessarily work for you but, it’s the idea that hopefully will. Continue reading “Create a Winter Wonderland Using A Basket”

Nutcracker Dish Christmas Makeover

I think I take on most projects out of shear curiosity. While sometimes I think I might have a winner on my hands, other times I know I most certainly do not. I’m too curious though which draws me to things like this old nutcracker dish.

It was a lot of work to make basically the same thing without little holes for the nutcracker utensils.

I say this and you may think why is she telling me that she basically didn’t create anything new? The point is, sometimes I just need to DO and not think of the outcome. I just did this with no real expectations which is often hard for me. Are you like this? In the end, this isn’t perfect but, I did it. Continue reading “Nutcracker Dish Christmas Makeover”