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Easy Tie Double Stack Bow

Hello Friends, Christmas is just around the corner and it’s time to get our wrap on. 🙂 How about we start with a no-wrap box and a snazzy little handmade bow? …


Pottery Barn Inspired Christmas Napkin Ring

Hello Friends, Anybody who knows me knows that I am a huge Pottery Barn fan. Yep! I get all the email alerts and am the first eager shopper to the sales and clearance racks.  I peruse the store every time I’m at the mall.…


Hand Painted Golden Glam Christmas Ornament

Hello Friends, Welcome to the annual “31 Handmade Christmas Ornaments” blog hop.  This is where 31 bloggers come together and one blogger a day posts a unique handmade ornament during the month of October. And today is my day to share. Truth is that…

Scrap wood and paint combine to make rustic holiday lanterns | DIY Holiday Lanterns | #sponsored Old Fashioned Milk Paint Company | The Chelsea Project |

DIY Rustic Holiday Lantern

Hello Friends, Ever heard the old joke about the time a pile of scrap lumber, 16 wood screws, and a bottle of glue walk into a workshop? Well…..ok.   They didn’t actually WALK into the workshop. But while they were gathered there, something wonderful…


DIY Decorative Christmas Ladder

Hello Friends, Around here, Christmas starts on November 1.   I know!  It’s totally crazy! Despite high temps and green leaves on the trees, the Christmas workshop is now open and in full swing. Today, I’m sharing two little crafts.  Both are quick, easy,…

July Food & Fun 2016 | The Chelsea Project |
Crafts Recipes

July 4th Food & Fun….and a sneak peek

Happy July 4th Friends, Hope you have a happy and safe weekend. Meanwhile, for friends who are following for the furniture features, please take heart. The refinishing will get underway again in July. It’s just been too hot and humid to work in the…

Tie-dye fabric with wrinkled texture made from all-natural dye |
Crafts Home decor Textiles

Tie-dye Fabric Using All Natural Dye

Tie-dye. Huuum…….I can’t believe it, but here it is.  I actually made this textile from recycled fabric and turmeric. That’s right.  Turmeric….the spice that you’d put in your recipes.  And honestly, it was one of the quickest and easiest projects ever.…