Chalkboard Bottles

So I got bored one Sunday. I got a few hours in on my console playing Fallout 4 and figured I leveled up enough for the day. At that point all of the feral ghouls were starting to look the same. I’ve had enough time sitting around. I needed something to occupy my time so off…

Birdfeeders

UPDATE MAY 24th, 2016 I changed my design a little bit. This video will show the differences. These bird feeders are fun to make. I started making them with wine bottles but you can use just about any slender bottle. Matching the plates to the bottles is small step that goes the extra mile. I…

Knob Necklace Rack

This is a simple and fun project. Carrie showed me some pictures on pinterest and said she would like a Knob Necklace Rack for the glass pendants I gave her at Christmas. So this was my Sunday project. For Carrie the fun thing about this project is that she can be on the lookout for more…

Wine Bottle Self-Watering Planters

I first started cutting wine bottles to make these self-watering planters. Basically I was looking for a gift for may sister in-law. She has said many times that she just cannot keep plants alive because she forgets to water them. I have seen these kits sold in stores but they were a bit to  plain…

Silverware Windchimes

A while ago I picked up a box of old plated silverware for my projects. I was really after the spoons for garden markers and a hat rack. So I had a free day with no pending projects and a bunch of forks and knives left over. Wind chimes seemed like a good Idea so…

Wine Bottle Candles

  I got to the point that I pretty much perfected cutting wine bottles. When I started I was getting about half of them to cut properly. I’m at about 80% now. I use two methods depending on what my intention is. The first is the hot and cold shock method and the other is…

Carrie’s Crafts: Teacup Pin Cushions

Carrie made gifts for her mother and sister for Christmas this year. Since both of them enjoy sewing, she made them pin cushions. Not regular everyday pincushions. She made them out of tea cups and saucers. They enjoyed them and Carrie enjoyed making them so we thought we would share her crafting. For this craft…