Columbus Adventures, Creative Crafting

Thanksgiving Table 2014

For real though, setting the table for a holiday is my FAVORITE THING. Even more than baking the wonderful holiday treats. I kept it pretty simple last year, with a burlap runner and pumpkins. This year really wasn't too different, except that I found a new pretty table runner and pumpkin candle centerpiece at Home Goods.… Continue reading Thanksgiving Table 2014

Creative Crafting, Uncategorized

Rustic Wreath {Burlap and Pearls}

Today’s re-blog is my most popular crafty post: The Rustic Wreath. I sell them on Etsy, but this post has swept pinterest enough to give me over 6,600 views since I posted it two years ago. Have you made a wreath you’re proud of? Share it in the comments!

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Thanks for visiting!! Did you know you can buy this wreath on Etsy? Check it out!

This was one of my favorite weekend projects to date. I was inspired by this wreath over on etsy, and decided I wanted to make one of my own! The first step was to make felt flowers.

You need:
-a wreath (any kind you like! This could be pretting with a fabric-wrapped styrofoam wreath too)
-felt
-glue
-scissors
-a round object (a cd works perfectly)
-ribbon (for hanging)
-needle
-thread (needle and thread are optional – I used them to attach the burlap loops and also to add some pearls to the rest of the wreath)

Directions

Cut a circle of felt using the CD as a guide (doesn’t need to be perfect) and then cut in a spiral from the outside all the way to the center. Again, perfection is over rated…

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Creative Crafting, Mmm...Food..., Picture Taking Time

Fall Favorites {Round Up}

It's October now, and starting to really feel like fall here in Ohio. I can't say I'm looking forward to THE-SEASON-THAT-SHALL-NOT-BE-NAMED, which comes after fall and rhymes with "splinter," but I still really LOVE fall. And now that I've had this lovely little blog going for over six years, I've shared a number of fall… Continue reading Fall Favorites {Round Up}

30 before 30, Creative Crafting

A House Divided Wreath

This has been one of my favorite projects to date. Something I've wanted to do for a long time... And recently, on my birthday (which was a Sunday), I ACTUALLY took the time out to dive into this project, and I TOTALLY LOVED IT. If you're feeling crafty, there are a million tutorials out there… Continue reading A House Divided Wreath

Creative Crafting

Scrabble Family Decor

My most recent favorite, 10-minute project. Seriously, so quick and sweet!! I loooooove it! #nerdalert So if you want to make your own, here's what you need: Scrabble letters (check ebay, etsy, etc to find a bag of letters) Chalkboard contact paper OR chalkboard paint OR a roll of magnet backing OR paint Glue Frame… Continue reading Scrabble Family Decor