Posts Tagged ‘Upcycle’

Amy’s Notebook 02.06.13

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Source: the zen of making

I am over the moon for this Downton Abbey embroidery project. A perfect one to tackle while watching the show this season (the zen of making )

I love this twine wrapped lampshade for an inexpensive way to dress up an old shade (@ A Night Owl)

Making these DIY window clings would be a fun winter project to tackle with the kids (@ Merry  With Children)

This outdoor Instagram wreath would be a cute way to display your photos (@ tatertots & jello)

Source: Love vs. Design

I love these free printables for Valentine’s to share with your sweetie for the holiday (@ Love vs. Design)

These knitted bracelets would be a great project for a beginning knitter (@ design sponge)

I adore this idea of transforming a shed into a playhouse (@ ohdeedoh)

These DIY Instagram magnets are another cute way to display your photos (@ design sponge)

Taco salad tacos? Best idea ever. (@ The Pioneer Woman)

Source: inspired by charm

This “everything”  flatbread looks delicious (@ inspired by charm)

This double fingerprint heart necklace is such a cute idea (@ Rae Gun Ramblings)

This brown butter orange rosemary cornbread looks sinfully delicious (@ Joy the Baker)

I love this list of 17 plants you can grow from kitchen scraps (@ Black Thumb Gardner)

I will have to add these ten Oscar winning films to our Netflix agenda (@ Apartment Therapy)

I hope you enjoyed this collection of gathered links to DIY crafts, food projects, and thrifty ways to spruce up your home. Nothing brings me more joy then to highlight other fabulous bloggers. Follow me on Pinterest for daily inspiration!

Amy’s Notebook 04.11.12

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

Welcome to my little notebook of ideas to help improve your life. This is a collection of gathered links to DIY crafts, food projects, and thrifty ways to spruce up your home. Nothing brings me more joy then to highlight other fabulous bloggers. I hope you will enjoy this weekly does of loveliness with beautiful links that are individually handpicked just for you!


I can’t believe how cute this repurpose is of your child’s old crib. It makes me wish I had hung on to mine (@ Life as a Thrifter)

This rain gutter for earring storage is a smart jewelry storage solution (@ Blue Cricket Design)

I love this idea for dressing up your push pins for your bulletin board (@ Under the Sycamore)

This tin roof ice cream sounds like a fun summer treat to make (@ Confections of a Foodie Bride)

I want to try this recipe for brown butter rice crispy treats (@ Handle the Heat)

Black and white angel food cake looks like a fantastic way to end a meal (@ shutterbean)

I love this idea for freshening up an old folding table (@ Tadaa!)

This DIY toddler activity board is a great way to keep little hands busy (@ Mollie D)

I love this simple alteration of jeans from straights to skinny (@ Fine & Feathered)

This parmesan crusted pesto grilled cheese sounds like a fun way to switch up the traditional cheese sandwich (@ Two Peas & Their Pod)

This Asian edamame fried rice sounds like a delicious lunch (@ Skinny Taste)

I am dying to try this recipe for pasta bolognese (@ Smells Like Home)

This honey prosciutto flatbread appetizer looks like an easy appetizer to make for my next party (@ She Wears Many Hats)

I love these tips for using Evernote to get organized (@ Small Notebook)

I adore this idea for throwing a craft birthday party (@ How Does She?)

How to Make T-Shirt Flowers

Friday, February 17th, 2012

This week I am blogging over at the Goodwill Tips Blog and sharing a project you can do using common items you can find at your local Goodwill store. Today’s project is a simple t-shirt flower pin made from a t-shirt in your favorite shade with a clip-on earring center to add a unique flair.

Visit my step-by-step tutorial on how to make these sweet little pins for someone in your life!

Happy crafting, sweet friends!

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