My So Called Crafty Life

DIY Projects


DIY Vintage Beach Cover Up


DIY Custom Chair Seat Covers


DIY Oilcloth Covered Diner Style Table


Five Minute Lazy Susan from a Vintage Tray


Vintage Crafts- Button Cards


DIY Hanky Doggie Tee Dress


Easy DIY Floral Independence Day Wreath


DIY Vintage Souvenir Spoons Keychains and Necklaces


DIY Little Barn Salt and Pepper Shaker Holder


Vintage Crafts- Nature Prints


Upcycling Old Linens and Thrifted Finds with Fabric Stamping


DIY Circle Skirt from A Vintage Tablecloth


Five Minute Vintage Hanky Watch


DIY Egg Cup Vases


Vintage Crafts- Autographed Belt

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DIY Vintage Hanky Pocket Tee


DIY Vintage Cocktail Napkin Pillow


Vintage Crafts- Plush Donkey


DIY Vintage Flour Sack Fabric Hat Band


Upcycled Vintage Apron Back Tee


Modern Masters Metallic Paint Review


Vintage Crafts- Upcycled Men’s Shirt


Upcycled Vintage Quilt Tote Bag


Vintage Crafts- Cactus Pin Cushion


Easy Letter and Vintage Wallpaper Art


Dying Whites With Procion Dyes


Vintage Crafts- Painted Easter Eggs


Felt Easter Egg Cozy


Easy Upcycled Easter Baskets Two Ways


Vintage Hanky Bunny Plushie


DIY Half Chain Upcycled Leather and Vintage Fabric Martingale Collar


Vintage Crafts DIY Breakfast Coozy


DIY Vintage Fabric Applique Nick Name Tee


DIY Vintage Wallpaper Marquee Arrow


DIY Embroidered Vintage Fabric Art


DIY Upcycled Vintage Playing Card Lampshade 


You’re Such a Deer Valentine’s Boxes


Let’s Spoon Frame


DIY Upcycled Vintage Soft and Cuddly Pillow Case


DIY Scrappy Valentines Tree


DIY Revamped Fit Bit Flex Bracelets


DIY Chalkboard Mini Liquor Bottle Place Cards


Holiday Wrapping 2014


DIY Easy Vintage Tablecloth Pot Holders


Easy Painted Toy Animal Magnets


Easy DIY Vintage Button Monogram Tablet Case


DIY Custom Photo Patchwork Pillow


DIY Pet Pillows


DIY Upcycled Fabric Embellished Bag


DIY Upcycled Fabric and Leather Belt


DIY Easy Vintage Fabric and Webbing Keychains


DIY Upcycled Children’s Book Christmas Frame


Vintage Christmas Paper Framed Ornaments


Vintage Inspired Diorama Ornaments


Salt Shaker Christmas Photo Holders


DIY Vintage Christmas Brooch Necklace


DIY Upcycled Christmas Cannisters


Vintage Tea Towel Christmas Curtains


DIY Vintage Christmas Light Reflector Hair Pins

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DIY Vintage Fabric Holiday Hoop Art

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DIY Ugly Christmas Sweater Pillows

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DIY Vintage Tablecloth Covered Lampshade


DIY Halloween Spider Hair Clips

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No Sew Spiderweb Trick or Treat Bag

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DIY Felt Cute Candy Corn Plush

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DIY Halloween Glitter Frame

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DIY Nightmare Before Christmas Inspired Halloween Monster Wreath

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DIY Mid Century Modern Halloween Village

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Easy DIY Yarn Bowl

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DIY Upcycled Placemat Clutch

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Vintage Fabric Patchy Personalized Hoop Art


Protea Wine’s Art Blossoms & DIY Wine Bottle Hummingbird Feeder


DIY Upcycled Pet Bed from a Side Table for the 2014 DIY Hackathon

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Easy DIY Shabby Chiffon Flower Lampshade

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DIY Upcycled Vintage Tin Lamp


DIY Vintage Fabric Tassel Key Chain


DIY Mid Century Modern Inspired Wood Floor Lamp

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Easy Framed Vintage Toys

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DIY Leather Pencil Case

DIY Vintage cloth book bunting

DIY Upcycled Vintage Cloth Book Buntings

diy upcycled mason jar wall organizer

DIY Mason Jar Reclaimed Wood Wall Hanging

diy upcycled painted flamingos

DIY Easy Upcycled Retro Yard Flamingo Revamp

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Five Second Hat Revamp

diy vintage apron

DIY Upcycled Vintage Tablecloth Apron

vintage fabric patchwork coasters

DIY Vintage Scrappy Patchwork Fabric Coasters

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Shabby Painted Pallet Wood Art

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DIY Shabby Floral Upcycled Summer Sandals

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DIY Reclaimed Wood Star


DIY Easy Star Hair Combs


DIY Scrappy American Flag Pillow


DIY Scrappy Vintage Patchwork Tote


DIY Vintage Barkcloth Covered Stool


DIY Vintage Bottle Cap Tray


DIY Mid Century Modern Inspired Vintage Cocktail Stirrer Clock


DIY Chunky Braided Vintage Fabric Necklace


DIY Upcycled Vintage Magazine Paper Lantern


DIY Painted Mason Jar Vase


DIY Sweet Vintage Wallpaper Covered Jewelry Box


DIY Vintage Fabric Covered Letter Block


DIY Upcycled Knife Bracelet


DIY Easter Egg Vases


DIY Easy Ten Minute Spring Headband


DIY Vintage Mini Basket Spring Gardens


DIY Upcycled Spring Trench Coat


DIY Shabby Vintage Doily Dream Catcher


DIY Embroidered Pallet Wood Art


DIY Custom Wood Stationary Box

diy rustic photo frame

Easy DIY Rustic Photo Frame

diy guitar strap

DIY Vintage Flour Sack Guitar Strap

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DIY Heart In A Jar Valentine Pin

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DIY Retro Valentine’s Tea Pot

dainty spool necklaces

DIY Tiny Vintage Feedsack Spool Neklaces

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Easy DIY Cardigan Revamp

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DIY Upcycled Tablecloth Sweater Dress


DIY Easy Studded Sweater


DIY Heart Back Sweater

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DIY Chalkboard Party Hats

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Fun Shrinky Ornament Tags

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DIY Faux Bois Gift Wrap

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DIY Upcycled Vintage Tablecloth Drawstring Gift Bags

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12 Days of Xmas Gifts- Upcycled Vintage Tablecloth Mini Cross Body Bag

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12 Days of Xmas Gifts- DIY Vintage Feedsack Scrap Patched Camera Strap


12 Days of Xmas Gifts- Souvenir Snow Globe Necklaces


12 Days of Xmas Gifts- Upcycled Vintage Tchotsky Ring Dishes

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12 Days of Xmas Gifts- Fabric Embellished Towels


12 Days of Xmas Gifts- Five Minute Pet Snood


12 Days of Xmas Gifts- Vintage Planter Pincushions


12 Days of Xmas Gifts- Vintage Gumball Charm Cell Phone Plugs


12 Days of Xmas Gifts- Vintage Button Pet Silhouettes


12 Days of Xmas Gifts- Wooden Doll Necklaces


12 Days of Xmas Gifts- Family Portrait Plates


12 Days of Xmas Gifts- TV Frame

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Thanksgiving Bell Jar Place Cards

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DIY Christmas Hanging Terrariums

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DIY Upcycled Vintage Tablecloth Christmas Blanket

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DIY Big Christmas Card Signs

Midcentury Modern Putz Style Houses

DIY Easy Christmas Plate Collage

DIY Retro Christmas Yarn Wreath

DIY Vintage Soda Crate Advent Calendar

DIY Little Angel Tassels

DIY Vintage Wrapping Paper Wrapped House Night Light

DIY Cute Vintage Christmas Wrapping Paper Mats

DIY Vintage Christmas Button Bracelet

DIY Holiday Spool Necklaces

DIY Mini Apothecary Jar Necklaces

DIY Cute Vintage Halloween Belljars

DIY Spooky Cute Yarn Wrapped Wreath

DIY Spooky Cute Mini Ghost Garland

DIY Creepy and Cute Wooden Bead Spiders

Scaredey Cat Plushie and Free Pattern

DIY Retro Painted Spoon Dolls

DIY Sweet Stencil Etched Glasses

DIY Vintage Upcycled Window Memo Board

DIY Easy Cabinet Knob Necklace

DIY Vintage Inspired Family Bell Jars

DIY Vintage Suitcase Table

DIY Easy Vintage Patched Shabby Tablecloth

DIY Vintage Bedsheet Patchwork Curtain

DIY Vintage Recipe Tin Scrap Box Journal

DIY Vintage Wallpaper Heart Garland

DIY Leather and Rhinestone Wrapped Bracelet

DIY Upcycled Vintage Slide Lampshade

Mid Century Inspired Lampshade with Martha Stewart Decoupage

DIY Upcycled Vintage Wallpaper Covered Radio

DIY Upcycled Vintage Story Book Industrial Spool Photo Holders

DIY Vintage Watch Part Bottle Necklace

DIY Vintage Advertising Pin Frame

DIY Fast and Easy Stenciled Frame

DIY Thrift Store Chair Make Over

DIY Vintage Milk Cap Art

DIY Instagram Mats

Funky DIY Summer Sunnies

DIY Huge Summer Towel Beach Tote

Easy Upcycled Bike Basket

DIY Summer Yarn Wrapped Bicycle Wreath

DIY Upcycled Fabric Covered Pots

DIY Mini Thimble Planter Necklaces

DIY Painted Sneakers

DIY Sweet Stenciled Picnic Plates

DIY Upcycled Vintage Tablecloth Water Bottle Holder

DIY Vintage Tablecloth Picnic Blanket

DIY Fabric Scrap Tied Solar Lighted Garland

DIY Blind Box Toy Party Bunting

DIY Fun Party Cake Buntings

DIY Fun Party Animal Picks

DIY Upcycled Record Medallions

Vintage Wallpaper Embellished Tin Can Holders

Fast and Easy Record Gifts for Dad

DIY Upcycled Vintage Fishing Lure Keychain

DIY Easy Vintage Ribbon Key Fob Wristlet

Upcycled Vintage Fabric Wrapped Beads 

Vintage Wallpaper Letters

DIY Vintage Inspired Little Deer Lamp

DIY Framed Vintage Wallpaper Magnetic Board

DIY Upcycled Vintage Jewelry Magnets

DIY Shrinky Charm Bracelet with Free Pretty Things for You

DIY Linen Phone Sleeve 

DIY Upcycled Vintage Tablecloth Duvet Cover

DIY Lace Trim Cake Bunting

DIY Retro Scribble Painted Glasses

DIY Ikea Lack Side Table Revamp

DIY Upcycled Tablecloth Crossbody Tote

DIY Sweet Southern Belle Tassels

DIY Vintage Spoon Curtain Tie Backs and Shaker Tassels

DIY Photo Fabric Spoonflower Tote

DIY Photo Fabric Note Cards

Spring Peter Pan Collar from Vintage Sheets

Funky Repurposed Clock from a Vintage Light

Mini Egg Landscapes

Yarn Wrapped Easter Basket

Sweet Bunny with free pattern

DIY Sweet Vintage Easter Dioramas

DIY Sharpie Art

Sweet Vintage Wallpaper Covered Mats

DIY Five Minute Infinity Scarf

Sweet Repurposed Vintage Tablecloth Clutch

Recycled Album Cover Padded Gadget Sleeve

Mod Podge Image Transfer Folios

Framed Vintage Hanky Art with Mod Podge Photo Transfer Medium

Upcycled Record Earring Organizer

14 Days of Love – Wood Burned Heart Tree Candleholders

14 Days of Love- His and Hers Hand Embroidered Pillowcases

14 Days of Love- Chickens in Love

14 Days of Love- Sweet Vintage Spool Necklaces

14 Days of Love- DIY Sweetheart Cake Bunting and Party Picks

14 Days of Love- I Wear My Heart on My Sleeve Tees

14 Days of Love- DIY Embroidered Mats

14 Days of Love- Stitched Vintage Fabric Valentines

14 Days of Love- Valentine’s Yarn Wrapped Wreath

14 Days of Love- Tutu Tassel Garland

14 Days of Love- Valentine’s Day Bell Jars

14 Days of Love- DIY Finial Photo Holders

DIY Family Portrait Hoops

DIY Fun and Funky Leather Cuff Bracelets

DIY Sweet Vintage Wallpaper Tray

Thrift Store Jewelry Box Makeover

Five Minute Shabby Sweet Sweater Makeover

DIY Jewelry Tree

Anthro Inspired Tea Party Plastic Animal Necklaces

DIY Christmas Card Book

Vintage Embellished Wrapping Paper

DIY Recycled Sweater Wrapping

DIY Gift Card Bear

DIY Beaded Velvet Hairbands

DIY Vintage Button Cufflinks and Rings

DIY Stuffing Free Dog Toy

DIY Sharpie Mugs

DIY Sweet Birdcage Lamp

DIY Phone Charging Dock from Vintage Planter

DIY Heating Packs

DIY Record Album Coasters

DIY Vintage Feedsack Fabric Sachets

Cannister Make Over

Handmade Recipe Hot Pads

DIY Chalkboard Lockets

DIY Star Tree Topper

DIY Fabric Tied Lighted Garland

DIY Drawstring Bag Advent Calendar

DIY Retro Tinsel Christmas Wreath

DIY Vintage Tablecloth Christmas Stockings

DIY Vintage Christmas Card Bowl

DIY Pinecone Elves

Vintage Hanky Christmas Buntings

DIY Recycled Jar Snowglobes

DIY Holiday String Art

DIY Fun Snow Family

DIY Felt Peppermint Garland

DIY Vintage Ornament Mobile

DIY Holiday Themed Framed Vintage Buttons

DIY Christmas Countdown Blocks

DIY Vintage Inspired Bell Jar Ornaments

DIY Cute Vintage Christmas Card Boxes

13 Days of Halloween- Scrappy Monsters

13 Days of Halloween- Spooky Cute Halloween Plates

13 Days of Halloween- Alexander Henry Ghastlies Bunting

 13 Days of Halloween- Creepy Cute Creatures 

13 Days of Halloween- Spooky Hurricane Glass Candle Holders

13 Days of Halloween- Haunted House Bell Jar

13 Days of Halloween- Fun Striped Halloween Tree 

13 Days of Halloween- DIY Doily Spiderweb Corbels

13 Days of Halloween- DIY Cute and Spooky Ghosts 

13 Days of Halloween- Funky Halloween Heads 

13 Days of Halloween- DIY Halloween Ornament Wreath 

DIY Shabby and Sweet Lace Necklace

Fun Felt Quote Pillow 

DIY Cheap and Chic Polkadot Lamp 

DIY Yarn Wrapped Fall Wreath

DIY Vintage Button Magnets

DIY Sweet and Chic Magnetic Board

DIY Vintage Bottlecap Table 

DIY Martingale Collar

DIY Vintage China Bracelet Holder

DIY Sweet and Elegant Painted Vases 

Sweet Vintage Hanky Bracelets 

DIY Fun Painted Silverware 

DIY Vintage Vinyl Card Holders

DIY Very Vintage Vinyl Book Covers

DIY Sweet Vintage Doily Bunting 

DIY Vintage Notebooks from Children’s Story Books 

DIY Decorating With Vintage Hankies 

DIY Pretty Prehistoric Ring Holders 

DIY Shabby and Sweet Push Pins

DIY Organizer From Old Window 

DIY Fun and Chunky Chain Necklaces 

DIY Vintage Suitcase Pet Bed 

DIY Rustic Pallet Wood Boxes 

DIY Summer Rag Wreath 

DIY Patriotic Mini Bunting 

DIY Pallet Art 

DIY Shabby Chalkboard Necklaces 

DIY Teacup Birdfeeder 

DIY Bitty Bird Bath 

DIY Stamped Silverware Garden Markers

DIY Pallet Coffee Table

DIY Neon Wooden Spoons

DIY Mod Wooden Bead Necklace

DIY Duvet from Two Flat Sheets

Valentine’s Bear

DIY Chalkboard Vase

DIY “Bubble” Bracelet Tutorial

DIY Glitter Branches

DIY Pipe Cleaner Love Birds

DIY Sweet Valentine Wreath

Scrap Fabric Mini Bunting

DIY Felt Flowers

DIY Canvas “Love” Canvas

DIY Doily Bunting

40 Thoughts on “DIY Projects

  1. wow, you’re actually the creator of some of the coolest projects I saw on Pinterest! love them all, especially the spoon markers & the mini-bunting

  2. Betty Smith on 13 August, 2012 at 5:47 pm said:

    I really like your blog. I met you Sunday at Flea Market at the Fair Ground at Molly’s place. You are so creative!!

  3. Caroline Ucar on 19 August, 2012 at 4:50 am said:

    Beautiful blog!! discovered it on pinterest, looooved the valentines wreath, I will follow you from Spain. Hugs

  4. Bonnie cotter on 7 January, 2013 at 7:55 am said:

    Hi, didn’t you have instructions on how to make Christmas lights in a wine bottle on your website recently? Got the bottles and can’t find your instructions.

  5. I love your creativity
    Thanks for all nice stuff you shared

  6. I love all your wonderful ideas! Thanks for all the wonderful inspiration!!!

    I found you through Pinterest.

  7. pickles on 18 April, 2013 at 12:43 pm said:

    Did you make all of these lovely things?? They could not be more sweet or fun! Beautiful – somethings to smile about around the house…

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  11. impressive ideas..

  12. Joan Marie on 29 October, 2013 at 12:34 pm said:

    Thank you. Your creativity is inspiring. This is so wonderful, I can’t wait to start some of these.

  13. annie bussinger on 21 November, 2013 at 2:08 pm said:

    just discovered your website. You are so talented. Are you on etsy? I will try to find you on there now. The vintage easter dioramas, I have vintage christmas ones and didn’t know what they were called. Thanks for that. Your vintage Christmas card boxes made my heart scream. WOW And thank you

  14. Oh my gosh! You are amazing! Everything here is so pretty! Please keep up the beautiful work! :0)

    PS I hope you don’t mind, but I just pinned most of your projects *blush*

  15. super creative…..!!! inspiring blog….

  16. Wow…. I am soooo speachless! Have NEVER seen such a stunning collection of the cutest and most beautiful ideas and inspirations on one website before! Would now really love to craft day and nite, starting right here and right now…. And most probably will!
    Thanks SO much for sharing!!
    Warm regards from Namibia!

  17. very Good!!!!!! beautiful blog♥ – in korea

  18. Celia Folley on 9 May, 2014 at 5:44 am said:

    You are one talented lady, love your work, your crafts are an inspiration! Am sharing with my fellow crafting friends. Thanks Celia

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  20. I’ve recently stumbled across your blog and I absolutely love it! I’ve pinned some of my favorite projects and started following you in my blog reader too :)

  21. NoRulesArt on 18 December, 2014 at 7:56 pm said:

    Wonderful ideas, thanks for sharing! I hope to give many of them a try.

  22. Oh my goodness! I just had the best time looking through all your awesome craft projects! I pinned my little heart out!


  23. Ginger on 18 April, 2015 at 9:26 am said:

    You surly think outside of the box. You are very clever and I loved looking at each and every on of your creations.

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