Spring time decoupage bird clock

Spring time decoupage bird clock - give an old clock a facelift!If you’ve ever been to our blog Hammer Like a Girl, you know that we have an affinity for revamping old items, especially on a budget. We received an old clock from a friend who was cleaning out her office. She thought maybe we could freshen it up and save it from its boring self. We decoupaged some little birds on it – it is spring after all! As they say in Portlandia, “put a bird on it!”… 

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How to decorate a wood crate

How to decorate a wood crate

As I pack up to move, I realize how much I love my books. I’m old school when it comes to them. Though I own a Kindle, I’d much rather feel the paper in my hands. I wonder if anyone else feels like that? Anyhoo, I used my new Mod Podge stencils to decorate the… 

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Enter to win a $100 amazon gift card! Ends 4-28

Win a $100 Amazon gift card

I have a little problem I like to call “Amazon Prime.” Is anyone else troubled with this two-day shipping affliction? I mean, what do you say when someone asks you if you want a waffle iron in two days? You say of course. And would you like your Vanilla Hazelnut K-Cups in your hands by Thursday?… 

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Spring craft - DIY lace vase

Spring craft: simple lace vase

Spring is right around the corner and one of my favorite ways to bring some of this season into my home is with fresh flowers. I love picking up a small bouquet of flowers from my local grocery store. This spring craft is a cheap and easy way to bring the outdoors inside. You can… 

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Upcoming studio revamp – and a great giveaway!

I am very scared and very excited to do this post – both at the same time. Why? Because I’m about to show you the inside of my space, and it’s embarrassing. *Deep breath* here goes! Before I share some pictures, I’d like to explain. I live in a ONE room loft – meaning, there are… 

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Decoupage some vintage apothecary jars

Decoupage some vintage apothecary jars

I definitely love a modern style – it’s what most of my things are. But you know what I also love? A good vintage inspired decoupage project. I’m actually a huge fan of apothecary labels. I did a table and a clock for HP Create using labels that I downloaded from my friend Karen at… 

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The Crafter’s Book of Clever Ideas review and giveaway

I love sharing my favorite new craft books with you, I really do. There is nothing like holding a new book in my hands . . . and cracking it open to see all of the fun ideas. My latest read is The Crafter’s Book of Clever Ideas: Awesome Craft Techniques for Handmade Craft Projects…. 

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