This project is quick, easy, and very inexpensive.
Here is what you will need:
2.5″ Butterflies in Various Colors (as desired)
Hot Glue Gun and Glue Sticks
Chipboard – from a spiral notebook, cereal box or anything else you could recycle from
Glass Jar(s) that you have on hand
If you have Cloches you could use them for the same purpose. Image source
Here is how this one is made:
Using a serrated knife, cut a one-inch thick circle piece of Styrofoam into a five-inch circle. Next, cut a nine-inch circle from black velvet. Pull the fabric over the Styrofoam until taut and affix underneath with straight pins. Using our photo as a guide, cut pieces of 22-guage wire to various heights that fit within the dome. Place a dot of superglue on one wire end before sliding it into a butterfly's body; hold in place until dry. Repeat for each butterfly. Finally, insert the wires into the Styrofoam base, then top with the glass. Source
A quick and easy shrimp linguine in a tomato and white wine sauce that is nice and light and healthy and yet full of flavour? This recipe is definitely a keeper!
You will need:
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 onion, diced
4 cloves garlic, chopped
chili flakes to taste
1/4 cup white wine
1 (28 ounce) can plum tomatoes, crushed
1/2 teaspoon oregano
salt and pepper to taste
1 pound shrimp, peeled and deviened
1/2 cup fresh herbs such as parsley and basil, chopped
1 pound linguine
Head over to Closet Cooking for instructions
An easy way to update furniture is with paint. This thrift store dresser was turned into a work of art with red paint and for the finishing touch….turquoise knobs. An absolutely fabulous make over. Read the full story at Petticoat Junktion
A caramel apple that has had it's core removed, then had the hole filled with a sweet peanut butter filling, then is coated in chocolate, white chocolate, and butterscotch drizzles, then sprinkled with peanuts and crushed candy bars. You need this!
Head over to Mississippi Kitchen for recipe & instructions
Glue 3 picture frames together with no backs, then place a flame-less candle inside to illuminate the photo.
You can also glue 4 picture frames together tutorial
Makes a great centerpiece.
Turn Dollar store mirrors into jewelry hangers. Super easy! Head over to Homey Oh My for instructions
Transform a basic shade with paint sticks.
Those hardware-store stirrers can do more than just blend semigloss. Instead, use them to ring any cylindrical shade that's up to 14 inches tall.