Great Upcycle Project {Pinspiration}

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Yesterday was Earth Day, so I thought this would be the perfect timing to share some Upcycle Pinspiration. Upcycle projects have seemed to take on more popularity lately, which I think is awesome. My family has laughed at me many time in the past year because my new moto has become: “let’s just spray paint…

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Love is all you need! {Free Printable}

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I started The Love Nerds a couple of months ago when I was on medical leave. It is a way for my to share the projects I do at home – the crafts I love. It is also my first step toward starting an Etsy shop and an event planning business. Working on creative projects…

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Neighborly Love: “You are one of my Favorite Peeps” Flower Pots

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Jeri over at Have Faith.Everyday. shared these adorable flower pots that she left on her neighbors  doorsteps for Easter. How sweet is she? She used my “You are one of my favorite peeps” print as decoration for the flower pot. I absolutely love the way she used the print. Go visit and give her some comment…

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3D Flower Art Using Paper Hearts

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In creating items for my hallway gallery, I looked for ideas that were manageable  fairly expensive, and unique. I found inspiration from Mondo Cherry and made this piece of art work below! The petals are made from little paper hearts. I used an extra large punch and a medium punch (the only sizes I currently own)….

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DIY Colorful Washi Tape Tea Lights

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I bought a package of large tea lights this week on a whim. They weren’t expensive, and I have this thing about candles.  On the day of my high school graduation, there was this huge storm, and we lost power all afternoon and evening. My sister and I still lived at my parents’ house at…

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DIY Gift Wrapping Station – Apartment Style

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When we moved into our current apartment in October, all our gift wrapping supplies ended up buried in the back of some closet. Some of it got destroyed shoved in that little closet. A couple of times I refused to dig the supplies out because it was a pain, which meant I spent more money…

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How to Hand Paint Glass Bowls with Confetti Dots

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I had pinned this picture onto my Crafts and DIY Projects board a long time ago. I decided I would give it a try, only to find out that the pin didn’t go anywhere. Not wanting to give up on the idea, I decided to just give it a try. I chose 5 different enamel…

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How to make Polaroid Picture Coasters

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Yesterday, I shared how to use scrapbook paper and cheap bathroom/kitchen tiles to make your own personalized coasters – with a little Mod Podge of course. Today, you can make them even more personal by using photographs. I made some for my mom as a gift that took up the whole tile like the scrapbook…

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How to Make Coasters with Scrapbook Paper and Mod Podge

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I always think it is crazy how expensive coasters can be, so I decided to design my own. I have done a couple variations so far, and I am going to share both with you this week. Both of these variations use the same base material – plain white tiles such as those you would find…

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How to make State Art in a floating frame

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I am slowly creating pieces for a gallery wall in our downstairs hallway – all part of trying to bring in some color and cover some of our white walls. I had seen this state art on Pinterest and decided that it would be a fun piece to include in the hallway. For this piece, I…

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