If you’re looking for an excuse to start collecting those adorable vintage jello molds, I’ve got one for you. They are ridiculously easy to turn into candles. Once you’ve gathered all your supplies, you can make these in 15 minutes or less! Supplies: microwavable soy candle wax (available here) lavender essential oil (available here) candle wicks [...]
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Ever since I saw this photograph I’ve been on the lookout for some vintage glasses to hold a few tea lights. Aren’t these great? They give off such a nice warm glow!
I’m giving the vanity in the basement bathroom a fresh coat of paint and new moldings, so naturally it needed new knobs. I’m quite proud of myself for showing restraint and not spending too much on some gorgeous (but overpriced) Anthroplologie hardware. Instead I found some old faucet handles here, spray painted them, and added nuts [...]
Maybe I’m crazy, but wouldn’t it be fun to have a wall covered in old propellers? The wall would be even better if the propellers were attached to little motors so they could spin slowly! (If they were spinning too quickly the propeller wall might be considered a safety hazard.) (These are just a few [...]
My Dad is a bit of a pyromaniac, so he keeps plenty of fire extinguishers on hand. He passed an empty one on to me, and with a little paint it makes a great vase! Now if only I could get my hands on one of those huge commercial sized extinguishers… You’ll Need: an empty [...]