How to Make Glass Jars Beautiful With Chalk Paint

Chalk Paint repurposed old jars

Chalk paint and Mason jars seem like a match made in heaven, don’t they? I see them everywhere, and they’re just so charmingly vintage-looking. I’ve wanted to try them for awhile, but one day, as I was cleaning out the refrigerator I had a better idea. I hate tossing away glass jars, especially the ones […]

How to Make Classy Chalkboard Vases from Old Bottles

Chalkboard bottles painted with chalkboard paint from

She called them her “fancies.” Other children collect pebbles. Or seashells. Milly collected glass bottles of every shape and size. Now, after nearly a year and a half in the storage closet it’s time to unpack them, dust them off, and figure out what place they have in a grown woman’s room. In the past […]

Altered Attitude

Here are a few of the fun ideas that I promised!  Crafters see the world a little bit differently than other folks.  Long before recycling was cool, clever people were altering and inventing new uses for things that would otherwise go into the trash.  Their ribbons and buttons and other notions found homes in old jars.  […]