Tag Archives: Decorative Candle

D.I.Y. Wednesday: Striped Wreath

What’s the lesson we learn from this D.I.Y.? Wreaths certainly aren’t just for Christmas! Adorn your door or wall space with this gorgeous decoration, designed to bring color and cheer to you and your guests all year long. Striped Wreath What you’ll need: Dividers from a Vera Bradley Agenda, tape, a ruler (not pictured), scissors […]

D.I.Y. Wednesday: Paper Ball Ornaments

The great thing about this D.I.Y. is its versatility! Use these decorative balls as a centerpiece, string several onto ribbon for ornaments or garland, or as a unique gift wrap for money or a note. You can find more color inspiration and the full tutorial on the blog How About Orange, here.   Paper Ball Ornaments […]

D.I.Y. Wednesday: Paper Beads

If you’re patient and willing to invest a little bit of time in this D.I.Y., we promise, it will pay off. We’re sharing steps for crafting colorful jewelry beads using the Ugandan method of rolling paper scraps (we used a 2012 On Top of Things Desktop Calendar). Why search for the perfect accessory, when you […]

D.I.Y. Wednesday: Birthday Card

Every girl wants to feel special on her birthday. So, imagine the warm fuzzies you’ll pass along with a handmade, mini-garland-adorned, Vera Bradley d.i.y. card! The surprise inside spreads a little extra cheer for all joyous occasions and offers the perfect complement to your well wishes. Birthday Card What you’ll need: A Vera Bradley Note […]

D.I.Y. Wednesday: Magnets

This D.I.Y. is so cute, you’re going to wish you had more magnetic surfaces in your living space. These decorative little squares are strong, stylish and the best way to add some colorful decor to your refrigerator door. Magnets What you’ll need: Ruler, cardboard, patterned paper (we used the first and last page of a […]

D.I.Y. Valentine’s Day: Fortune Cookies

We know what you’re thinking … A D.I.Y. on Tuesday?! It’s true. Your eyes are not deceiving you. We wrestled with the logistics of sending each of you a dozen red roses, but when it was decided the execution of such a gesture would be too difficult, we opted to surprise our readers with a […]

D.I.Y. Wednesday: Heart Garland

This D.I.Y. Wednesday, love is in the air … no, really. It’s everywhere; even dripping from the ceiling in the form of this gorgeous heart garland, made from a Mini Notebook and hung with care. Sweet, isn’t it? Heart Garland 1. What you’ll need: A Mini Notebook with Pocket and a stapler 2. Tear out […]

D.I.Y. Wednesday: Heart Card

It’s February and it’s D.I.Y. Wednesday! That notorious holiday made for celebrating your sweetie is just 13 days away, so we thought we’d share a handsome Heart Card for those who want to send a love note with a personal touch. This craft is Cupid-approved and cute as can be. Heart Card What you’ll need: […]

D.I.Y. Wednesday: Decorative Candles

It’s Wednesday, and we’re back and feeling craftier than ever! Product Development intern Erin, from our New York office, has supplied a fresh batch of pretty, repurposed projects you’re going to love, so without further adieu, let’s d.i.y., shall we? Decorative Candles What you’ll need: i heart eco Calendar, tea light, double-stick tape, ruler, scissors […]