• DIY 2x4 Santa Claus
    Christmas,  DIY Crafts,  farmhouse/primitive,  wood craft ideas

    DIY 2×4 Santa Claus

      I am excited to share with you all how to create a DIY 2×4 Santa Claus.  If you are looking for a budget-friendly front porch Christmas décor DIY, this cute 2×4 wooden Santa Claus craft is a must try this holiday season!  You will have so much fun creating this Christmas DIY.  See what items you have lying around your home that you can upcycle for this fun Christmas project.  This adorable 2×4 wood Santa craft would also make for a festive front porch Christmas decoration!    Materials needed:  2×4 cut to desired height (you can make these as big or small as you’d like)  square piece of wood…

  • DIY 2x4 snowman
    Christmas,  DIY Crafts,  farmhouse/primitive,  wood craft ideas

    DIY 2×4 snowman

      Today, I am going to share with you how to make a DIY 2×4 snowman for your front porch décor.  This adorable 2×4 DIY snowman is such a simple, budget-friendly craft.  If you enjoy giving thoughtful Christmas gifts, you have to give this cute snowman craft a try!  This DIY snowman was such a fun Christmas DIY to make, and is also super budget-friendly.  So, see if you have any scrap wood lying around and start crafting up some Christmas cheer!   Materials needed:  2×4 cut to desired hight  scrap piece of wood for base  wood nose cutout or cut one out of cardboard  stain – Minwax, dark walnut …

  • Dollar Tree lantern makeover
    Christmas,  DIY Crafts,  Upcycle Crafts & DIY

    Dollar Tree lantern makeover

    The other day I was at my friend, Jess’s, house and she was showing me some of her Christmas stuff. She also showed me a few things that her dad “grunged” for her. I asked her how he did and and she told me he used this multi-colored texturized paint. I told her that I would be looking for all the things that I can “grunge” this week, haha. Starting with this Dollar Tree lantern makeover!  My first thought was to head to the Dollar Tree. I remembered seeing patterns there. They were cute, but just no my style. Because of that, I never thought to grab them, that is,…

  • Upcycled Dollar Tree Pumpkin Snowman Head
    Christmas,  DIY Crafts

    Upcycled Dollar Tree Pumpkin Snowman Head

    Upcycled Dollar Tree Pumpkin Snowman Head Pin me! – Pinterest Watch me! YouTube This upcycled Dollar Tree Pumpkin Snowman head is the perfect decoration if you are on a budget this year. It is super easy to make and looks adorable! Not to mention they would make awesome gifts! Let me show you how to make them: Materials:  Foam pumpkin from Dollar Tree Drop Cloth (You can find this at most home-improvement stores with the paint) Snowman hat ornament from Dollar Tree spanish moss 2 buttons for eyes orange paint and paint brush Black fabric marker ( A fine-point sharpie might work for this, also.) Blush Q-Tip box cutter hot…

  • Fabric Scraps Santa
    Christmas,  DIY Crafts

    Fabric Scraps Santa

    Fabric Scraps Santa Pin me! – Pinterest  Watch me! – YouTube  If I’ve said it once I’ve said it a thousand times, decorating your home does not have to be expensive! I spent no money at all on these fabric scrap Santas. I used things I already had on hand, including some spices from the pantry. Before spending money to make a craft try being creative. For example, if you need stuffing check to see if you have an old pillow you are getting rid of before buying poly fil. Look through your hubby’s dresser draw to see if he has any old shirts that can be used before buying…

  • Canvas Gift Bag Pillow
    Christmas,  DIY Crafts

    Canvas Gift Bag Pillow

    Canvas Gift Bag Pillows Pin me! – Pinterest  Watch me! – YouTube  It’s almost time to start decorating for Christmas. I’m always wanting cute pillows for my couch but I never want to spend the money on them. Especially around Christmas time when there’s so much money already being spent. This year that is going to change. I have found a super cheap alternative to buying decorative Christmas pillows by using Canvas Gift Bags! These are so easy to make and come in many different prints and sizes! They would also make a perfect gift for someone! Let me show you how I made them!: Materials: Canvas gift bag of…

  • Oven mitt Santa
    Christmas,  DIY Crafts

    Oven mitt Santa

        This oven mitt Santa is a really old post that I decided to give a little face-lift to. If you have followed me for any amount of time, you know that I love to make all kinds of different craft. As long as they are simple, of course. This Santa craft is just for the fun of it. I think it is cute and it would be a fun craft to make with the kiddos.  I found the mop heads at Dollar Tree. They are a great item to buy and keep in your craft stash. As you can tell, they make a pretty cute Santa beard! I…