September 28, 2021

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Recycled potpourri containers

Recycled Potpourri JarAn easy and inexpensive craft to make for mom for Mother's Day. Cover your work area with newspaper. Fill a clean baby food jar with potpourri. Use the dip container lid as a stencil. With a Sharpie marker, trace a circle around the dip container lid on the tulle.


Egg Carton Rose Brooch - brooch on the front of a yellow cardigan

Egg Carton Rose BroochDon't throw away your empty egg cartons. You can make beautiful roses out of them, then glue them onto an old pin. When painted, the cartons make a beautiful almost canvas-like material. This is one gorgeous upcycled brooch that I think you should try!


Pleated Ribbon Brooch - two finished pleated ribbon bows

Pleated Ribbon BroochThis ribbon brooch looks really classy. You can alter the look by changing the width and length of the ribbon, by adding or subtracting the number of ribbon pieces you use and by choosing ribbons of different colours and patterns.


An earring as a decoration on a sweater

Use Clip-on Earring As Clothing AccessoryIf you have stray clip-on earrings lying around, clip one to the button placket of your shirt or even just the top and you have a little 'brooch' of sorts. Fun for kids' dress-up things! My daughter loves to put jewelry on!


A jar of homemade potpourri.

Become a Frugal CrafterFor those of us who have fallen on tough times more recently, this essay is intended to help you find a creative outlet for free and perhaps the chance to make some gifts that will be all the more treasured simply because you made them.



A collection of Toilet Paper Pumpkins

Toilet Paper PumpkinsMaking toilet paper pumpkins for fall home decor is a wonderfully easy craft to complete. Use a simple, no-sew method to create these delightful pretty fabric home pumpkin accents.


Paint Color Paint swatches taped to a wall. Tips

Paint Color Selection TipsI read on a Facebook group I belong to that it is not necessary to purchase sample-sized cans of paint, or to order the peel-and-stick 12 inch x 12 inch sheets. What the poster did was to get several cards with the paint chip colors she wanted and to tape the same color chips together.


A decorated Key and Wallet Holder Decor

Key and Wallet Holder DecorThis is a quick, decorative craft I created for my husband who likes to throw his keys and wallet on the top of his nice, oak desk. I was afraid it would get scratched and thought it would look tidier to make this cute little key/wallet holder. I picked up the crate and trim on the Dollar Tree clearance rack for $1 and the 3D stickers for $1. Total cost: $2


Two earrings made from copper foil.

Copper Earrings from Old TransformerDisassembling a transformer from an old computer, I found copper foil and decided to make earrings from it. The copper foil is easy to fold, so I decided to fold the earrings. I really liked the simple and original look of these earrings.



A figurine of a clown.

Information About Clown Figurine?Came across this in my roof space. Just wondering if anyone knows who made this and what age? Checked for markings but can't seem to see any on it. Curious to know, many thanks!


An old piece of farming equipment.

What Is This Piece of Farming Equipment?I found this heavy piece in our backyard woods. Does anyone know what it is? There's a piece broken on it. The cross bars move together as one.


Logo for ThriftyFun Questions

Threading Elastic Through Casing?What is the best/fastest way to thread elastic through casing?


A figurine of a woman reading a book.

Identifying a Porcelain Figurine?Is it possible to identify the maker and the age of this porcelain figure. Unfortunately the marks on the bottom aren't very clear. I can only make out the Made in Italy and the number 140.


Five Christmas ornaments.

Ceramic Company Name?I have 5 figurines, possibly from the 80s I've tried finding the company on the bottom of the figurines, but I can not read the name. Does anyone know the company name?


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