DIY Mercury Glass Mason Jar Vases

DIY Mercury Glass Mason Jar Vases

Ball® mason jars are a great inexpensive way to craft and DIY your Christmas décor. I have always had a love for mercury glass as part of my Christmas décor but the fact is real mercury glass can be really expensive. So over the years I have learned how to turn glass ware into a faux mercury glass using this technique.

Read More

Mason Jar Christmas Tree

Mason Jar Christmas Tree

Christmas decor can be expensive so I always like to find inexpensive ways to freshen up my decor. Today I am showing you how to take small cheap Christmas trees and make them look more substantial as part of your Christmas decor. I have been loving the idea of small trees in crocks or baskets but they get pricey quick so I decided to DIY my own.

Read More

How to Paint a Buffalo Check Vase

How to Paint a Buffalo Check Vase

If you haven’t noticed I have a slight obsession with buffalo check, well and to be honest mason jars. The past couple Christmas' I have even put up a second tree to dedicated to all things buffalo check. This buffalo check Christmas tree was one of my all-time favorite trees I have ever decorated.

Read More

Thanksgiving Mason Jar Sign

Thanksgiving Mason Jar Sign

Decorating for Thanksgiving is always fun because it perfectly integrates into Fall decor. Now I usually skip over decorating for Halloween and just decorate for Fall. This fall I have made an embroidery hoop wreath, buffalo check mason jar, buffalo check pumpkin and a pumpkin patch sign. Today I thought I would make a Thanksgiving mason jar sign with my Cricut Explore Air 2.

Read More

DIY Candle Light Wedding Centerpieces with Mason Jars

DIY Candle Light Wedding Centerpieces with Mason Jars

One of my good friends recently got married and we all know I love a wedding! So of course I wanted to help her make centerpieces. We made DIY candlelight wedding centerpieces with mason jars and frosted glass spray paint using my silhouette and vinyl 

Read More

DIY Mason Jar Snow Globe

DIY Mason Jar Snow Globe

It's day three of the Holiday Craft Party and I am joining up with Simply Kelly DesignsTwo Purple CouchesThe House Down the Lane and Where the Smiles Have Been! If you missed yesterday make sure you check out the five fabulous gift tags we created here.  So before I tell you about DIY Mason Jar Snowglobes. Let me tell you more about this week. Make sure you stay to the end of this post a.) to see what the other party goers created and b.) to enter to win a $50 Michaels gift card or $50 to Minted! 

Read More

Snowman Mason Jar Vase

Snowman Mason Jar Vase

Hey Guys! It's the third Monday of the month and that means it's Mason Jar Monday. This month's theme is Christmas and I have a fun project for you a Simple Snowman Mason Jar Vase. 

Read More

Halloween Mason Jar Mummy

Halloween Mason Jar Mummy

I am so excited to tell you guys that I joined up with a bunch of awesome bloggers to bring to you Mason Jar Crafts on the third Monday of every month. So this month's theme is halloween and I have one of the easiest projects for you! A Halloween Mason Jar Mummy that you can make in under 5 minutes and for about $5.

Read More

Georgia Peach Bridal Shower

Georgia Peach Bridal Shower

My brother is getting married and it's time to celebrate. He is marrying his girlfriend of 10 years and we couldn't be more excited to make Danielle officially part of our family. The couple met in Savannah Georgia where my brother was going to college and Danielle lived. So it was only natural to throw her a Georgia peach bridal shower up here in New England. I always say the best parties are all about the details. Details make a party memorable, a good theme helps a little too.

Read More

Manicure or Pedicure in a Mason Jar Gift Idea

Manicure or Pedicure in a Mason Jar Gift Idea

This past weekend I help throw a bridal shower for my future sister in law. As we all know along with showers comes games and with games you need prizes! My sister had recently gone to a friends shower and the prizes were manicure or pedicures in a mason jar. What a great idea! 

Read More

Mason Jar Cold Brew Iced Coffee Recipe

Mason Jar Cold Brew Iced Coffee Recipe

Today I am sharing my favorite cold brew iced coffee recipe that can be made in a mason jar. Some may say that I am an iced coffee or maybe just coffee (in general) addict. Any where I travel I am always on the hunt for a local coffee shop. I think part of this is the coffee shop culture since I freelanced for so long and when I was in grad school that is where the majority of my work took place. Now in all these travels to coffeehouses I have developed a love for cold brew iced coffee. 

Read More

DIY Recycled Easter Bunny Vases

DIY Recycled Easter Bunny Vases

Easter is just around the corner and I can't believe how early it is this year, April 5th. I've been asked to host Easter and my house is very small so the thought of it is stressing me out! So naturally what do I do? I craft.... or eat dip. So why not do both. I had a left over salsa container (coincidence?) that I thought would make a great vase for the dinner table on Easter. I ran the jar through the dishwasher. 

Read More

52 Week Money Challenge

52 Week Money Challenge

I have never been the best at saving. I know it's because being a freelance designer I was always waiting to be paid by clients or the fact I was in college and then grad school. Well 2015 is the year I am changing that. I have hung up my freelance hat and taken a full time job as a designer and this is the year I vow to put a dent in my student loans and start to save to buy a house. I want to buy a house by the time I am 30 and I only have 2.5 more years to save. Now I have a budget and plans in place to accomplish those goals, you all should really check out Dave Ramsey, but in the mean time I don't want to forget about the fun things in life. Like a vacation or saving up for a big purchase.

Read More

Easy to Paint Mason Jar Vases

Easy to Paint Mason Jar Vases

For me planning parties has always been about the details. Without the details there is just food and drinks. I always ask myself what will make this memorable? Recently I threw a Fall themed housewarming party tying in the theme with the colors purple and orange. This is also a great project to keep in mind when setting your table for Thanksgiving.

Read More

How to Can Pickles and a Free Printable!

How to Can Pickles and a Free Printable!

Oh boy do I have a treat for you today! One of my best friends who is a bonafide urban farmer (Chicken's and all). Not only is she an urban farmer but she is also an amazing photographer, designer and illustrator. She runs Crimson Crane Studios out of Somerville, MA. I am giving my crafty partners in crime full reign over Weekend Craft today. 

So without further ado I'd like to introduce Ellie from Crimson Crane Studios to teach you How to Can Pickles as well as an adorable illustrated printable jar label

Read More