Archives for October 2014

Silver & Gold holiday candle tutorial

Hey guys! It's Allison here from House of Hepworths. Today I'm going to show you how to make a festive holiday candle. It looks really classy and was so easy to make. Anyone can make this, I promise! To make this silver & gold holiday candle arrangement you will first need to gather your supplies - 3 candles (here are some great flameless options too!), a glass vase or dish, basic river rocks (can be purchased at any local True Value), and gold and silver spray paint. Take your rocks outside and spread them out in two separate piles on a scrap piece of cardboard. Once they are … [Read more...]

How to make a Magnetic Frame to display artwork

(I was one of the bloggers selected by True Value to work on the DIY Squad. I have been compensated for my time commitment to the program as well as writing about my experience. I have also been compensated for the materials needed for my DIY project. However, my opinions are entirely my own and I have not been paid to publish positive comments.) My daughter LOVES to draw and is very crafty. We have artwork all over our fridge and taped to the walls. I made her a magnetic frame for her to display all her artwork, photos, notes, and cards. It looks a lot classier on a magnetic frame instead … [Read more...]

Ceramic Animal Heads as functional decor

While living in our previous house I fell in love with these quirky ceramic animal heads, spray painted them white, and hung them in the kitchen. They are weird and fun, and I liked them because they were unique. After moving into our new house they sat there for over a year. I just couldn't part with them, but there is not enough wall space in our new kitchen to display them anywhere. Unfortunately, they just didn't work in the new house. Boo. I mentioned to the kids in passing one day that I guess I was just going to have to put them in the garage sale pile because there is … [Read more...]