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DIY, craft projects and decorating ideas all from Rustic Crafts an Chic Decor. All of the projects are my own and are rustic, industrial, chic and simple.
One of the things that my husband and I like to do in the Winter is to walk through the woods looking for shed antlers. They are fun to find and then make things with for our cabin. Although, a lot of times just setting out an antler is enough for decorating with. Besides shed Continue reading → The post 12 Antler Crafts To DIY And Decorate With appeared first on Rustic Crafts & DIY.
Perfect DIY Christmas Gifts For Teachers, Hostesses And More When you love to craft, chances are that you also love to give handmade Christmas gifts. It’s a great idea for something that is heartfelt and personal. The only potential problem with making your own Christmas gifts is the extra time it might take. Most of Continue reading → The post 20 Handmade Christmas Gifts That Are Quick And Easy To Make appeared first on Rustic Crafts & DIY.
Have you ever been in the mood to create something but didn’t know exactly what you want to make? This happens to me quite a bit. When it happens it means I need to take a little walk through our garage or pole barn. Since so many of my projects are all about reusing what Continue reading → The post Rustic DIY Fall Porch Sign With An Eclectic Twist appeared first on Rustic Crafts & DIY.
If you own a rental property, or are thinking of buying one, chances are that is going to be an older home or an older multi-family home. These existing homes can be the most affordable, to purchase as rental properties, as they typically need a little (or alot) of work. However, it’s also important to Continue reading → The post Inexpensive Rental Property Upgrades That Get The Most Bang For The Buck. appeared first on Rustic Crafts & DIY.
Once upon a time, home decorating was all about brand new finishes and elegant and chic decor. One would never have thought of going to the plumbing department to shop home decor pieces. Or, the ductwork that was always bulk-headed and left hidden, forget about it with industrial style decorating. Now those metal ducts are Continue reading → The post 30 Industrial Decor Ideas For Loft Style Living appeared first on Rustic Crafts & DIY.
Have you ever been stumped for what to put on a wooden sign? You love the idea of a decorative sign. You even have all the tools to make one. The only thing lacking is inspiration on what to say. If you want your DIY sign to be fun and unique, you will definitely want Continue reading → The post 100 Clever Sayings For Wood Signs appeared first on Rustic Crafts & Chic Decor.
Summer is such a great time to enjoy some creative activities with the kids. Afterall, they have so much free time on their hands! It doesn’t matter that you are probably busier than ever! Those little people are looking for you to fill their extra time with as much entertainment as possible. And, it’s not Continue reading → The post Fun Nature Walk Art Projects For Kids appeared first on Rustic Crafts & Chic Decor.
I remember, once upon a time, that I had so many glass vases that I didn’t know what to do with them. In fact, I wrote a post about what to do with glass vases to give them a new life. Apparently, my husband use to bring me flowers a lot that included the vase. Continue reading → The post DIY Vases: Update And Use What You Have appeared first on Rustic Crafts & Chic Decor.
As I received yet another gift of coffee mugs, I determined that I definitely need to find other uses for all these stylish mugs. My kitchen cupboards are already bursting at the seams with mugs that I don’t even use. This is after cleaning out the cupboard of mugs not too long ago! This time, Continue reading → The post Reuse Coffee Mugs In 13 Clever Ways appeared first on Rustic Crafts & Chic Decor.
Don’t throw out your scrap wood after a construction project! These little pieces can sometimes be the perfect size and shape for a fun craft project. We recently had a pole barn built on our property and I was surprised at all of the scrap wood that was left behind. As my husband and I Continue reading → The post Wooden Trees Made From Scrap Wood appeared first on Rustic Crafts & Chic Decor.
I’ve painted a lot of furniture throughout the years but unfortunately not the right way. It wasn’t until I discovered chalk paint that I really began to enjoy the process and the results! Now I always us a good primer, chalk paint, and finishing wax to get a super smooth finish that lasts. When I Continue reading → The post How To Paint A Bathroom Vanity appeared first on Rustic Crafts & Chic Decor.
One of my favorite things to do is to shop antique stores or flea markets for unique objects with fun character. I don’t always know how I am going to use my findings but I usually figure it out at some point. That was the case with this unique bud vase. When I purchased an Continue reading → The post Unique Bud Vase DIY Using Found Objects appeared first on Rustic Crafts & Chic Decor.
I love to make fabric birds. It’s a great way to use up fabric scraps and they are just so cute to look at. The problem that I have is that I don’t feel a bird is complete unless it has some legs. Any pattern that I have seen for making birds does not include Continue reading → The post How To Make Wire Bird Legs appeared first on Rustic Crafts & Chic Decor.
Home decor begins with the outside. The front porch is typically where you will greet guests and is the place to show a warm welcome. Nothing is more welcoming than a thoughtfully laid out design that is inviting and shows your personality. An easy way to show warmth is to decorate with vintage items that Continue reading → The post Winter Porch Decor Using Vintage Items appeared first on Rustic Crafts & Chic Decor.
Once the Christmas presents are wrapped and the cards are sent out, there are still some fun Christmas activities you will want to put on your to do list. There are several fun activities that you can do with family and friends to spread out the Christmas season. This includes some charitable ideas that will Continue reading → The post 15 Christmas Activities For Your Bucket List appeared first on Rustic Crafts & Chic Decor.
Christmas cards are always a welcome greeting each year. They are all so beautiful that it is hard to throw them away when the holiday season is over. Because of this, why not just recycle Christmas cards to make them into some beautiful Christmas decor for the following year? It’s a great way to enjoy Continue reading → The post Recycle Christmas Cards Into Christmas Decor appeared first on Rustic Crafts & Chic Decor.
Old sweaters with snags, stains, or style issues may not be good for wearing anymore but they can still be used in new ways. Just think about all of those decor items that you see in stores with knitted accents. You can get these same looks without having to knit a stitch. Upcycled sweaters can Continue reading → The post What To Do With Old Sweaters appeared first on Rustic Crafts & Chic Decor.
A rustic style room is easy to achieve when you can make your own home decor. Some materials that are popular to use in rustic DIY projects are salvaged wood and industrial metal. Of course, repurposing vintage items is another easy way to incorporate rustic accents. There are a lot of options for things that Continue reading → The post 50 DIY Rustic Home Decor Ideas appeared first on Rustic Crafts & Chic Decor.
Mason jars can be used for so much more than just canning! Homemade jar gifts are especially fun to give at Christmas to teachers or that hard to buy for person on your list. They also make a great hostess gift for all of those holiday parties you will be attending! Since many of the Continue reading → The post 20 DIY Mason Jar Christmas Gifts appeared first on Rustic Crafts & Chic Decor.
If you are a reader, you might of an excess of old books lying around. Chances are, you may end up with more titles that you want to get rid of rather than keep. These old books don’t have to be thrown out, however. They can be easily upcycled into some creative decorative decor. Although Continue reading → The post Creative Ideas: What To Do With Old Books appeared first on Rustic Crafts & Chic Decor.
The Christmas shopping season is underway and finding the right gift has just become easier! No one likes to start out their shopping blindly. You want to be able to focus on something special for each person. It’s always nice when the person you are shopping for has a special hobby or interest. If crafting Continue reading → The post Best Gifts For Crafters In 2021 appeared first on Rustic Crafts & Chic Decor.
Are you a collector of old cameras? Do you love the unique styles of all the different makes and eras but have them hidden away somewhere where only you get to admire them? Some of the best home accents come from those very collections. In fact, decorating with vintage cameras is quite popular. So, pull Continue reading → The post Decorating With Vintage Cameras appeared first on Rustic Crafts & Chic Decor.