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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Decoupage floral earrings for spring

Decoupage floral earrings for spring

It’s been awhile since I’ve made a pair of earrings, or any piece of decoupage jewelry, actually. When I spotted these spring earrings from Maggie, I realized that I need something to do with the large amount of wood circles that I have in my stash. And this would be perfect! I could make several… 

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Make a photo transfer centerpiece for a family gathering

Make a photo transfer centerpiece for a family gathering

I’m on a Mod Podge photo transfer medium binge! After my breakfast tray project last month, my mind got percolating with other ways I could use MP transfer. My Etsy shop and blog are pretty much all about home, family and memories and I hit on this idea for centerpiece for a family gathering (an anniversary,… 

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Celebrating Earth month – simple tips to save water

Do you have any water shortages in your area? We’ve had them here before – several years where you couldn’t water your lawns, or you had your assigned “day” to do so. Couple that with the fact that my dad was a stickler for “turn the lights off, don’t let the water run!” when I… 

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DIY Wooden Vintage Travel Games Set

DIY vintage wood travel games

I had a very entertaining childhood. You see, we NEVER did anything normally. I don’t know if it was because my mom was a teacher, or because my parents used to be hippies, or because they just liked to be different. For instance, we never had those crazy-flashing-beeping electronic toys. We had wood blocks and… 

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Make a mirror using clothespins

How to make a clothespin mirror

I needed a few clothespins for a project once. The thing about clothespins is that you pull two out of the bag, and then you have an entire bag of clothespins. Since I don’t scrub my laundry in a washing tub outside (though that might be kind of cool), I have no use for them… 

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Confessions of a reality TV addict

Confessions of a reality TV addict

My boyfriend and I work hard and we play hard. So when it’s time to crash, we crash – and that includes watching some good reality TV. I’ll watch anything, but I have my favorites, and I love talking about them. And there’s nowhere better to yack about your favorite TV shows than on Beamly…. 

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