Topic: DIY

12 Days Of DIY: Holiday Terrarium

12 Days Of DIY: Holiday Terrarium

We’ve reached the second to last day! of Blisstree’s 12 Days of DIY. If you haven’t been following along, check out some of the other homemade holiday gift and decor tutorials we’ve been posting: Pomegranate and vanilla infused vodka, witch hazel body spray, salt dough ornaments and gift tags. Today’s project is one of the most complicated so far, but no special skills are required; it’s just that making a terrarium requires a few more props and a few more steps than, say, an herbal tea blend. It’s worth it. Flowers fade, but a terrarium lasts forever (or at least well into the new year). More »

Wine Cork Crafts: Cool Ways To Use The Scary Number Of Leftover Corks From Holiday Parties

Wine Cork Crafts: Cool Ways To Use The Scary Number Of Leftover Corks From Holiday Parties

Another day, another holiday…a boatload of wine corks left over from your fete. Wine cork crafts may not sound like the coolest way to spend your holiday break, but don’t be deterred: There are some impressively cool ways to use wine corks instead of throwing them out. Plus, it’s a super green way to use your holiday party aftermath, and a lot more fun than taking out trash bags. More »

12 Days of DIY: Pomegranate & Vanilla Infused Vodka

12 Days of DIY: Pomegranate & Vanilla Infused Vodka

It’s day eight of our holiday gift-making series, 12 Days of DIY. Today’s project might be my favorite of them all (if only because it’s the one I’d most like to receive): Pomegranate & vanilla infused vodka. Instructions for making this fruit-infused vodka come from “lawyer turned stay-at-home foodie mum” Ren Behan, who blogs about food and cooking at RenBehan.com. More »

12 Days of DIY: Sisal Rope Fruit Bowl

12 Days of DIY: Sisal Rope Fruit Bowl

We’re over halfway through “12 Days of DIY,” our guide to making easy, homemade holiday gifts and decorations this December. For day seven, we bring you instructions on how to make your own sisal rope fruit bowl, like the one pictured above from thrifty DIY blogger Kate of Centsational Girl. It’s a great way to turn old, ugly or plain metal bowls and baskets into rustic, neutral and natural kitchen storage. More »