My Crafty Blog

Want to make your home and fashion unique on a budget? You have come to the right place! Check out these amazing articles!

If you follow me on Facebook, you will be surprised to see most of my blogs are posted here first with step by step instructions! 

Uniqueness At Its Best

I’m all about being unique! I hope you can get ideas on how to make your home a unique place that you love. I’m a huge Goodwill and thrift store shopper. In this blog I hope to show you how you can turn items from there into unique treasures for your home! I like to do a lot of DIY videos that I hope will inspire you to become creative and find ways to make your life unique!

DIY Mesh Strainer Bunny Head

DIY Mesh Strainer Bunny Head

I am always trying to find new ways to use everyday items for my crafts. There are so many items that you can find in the Dollar Tree to craft with. By using two mesh strainers you can create a fun and unique bunny head.   The supplies you will need are: 1. Two...

DIY Pine Cone Carrots

DIY Pine Cone Carrots

Spring is around the corner and I have been trying to come up with some ideas for spring decorations. Decorative carrots are a must have for Spring and Easter decorations. Your going to love this idea because a lot of you have the supplies right in your yard. Your...

Napkin Ornament DIY

Napkin Ornament DIY

I love using napkins for a variety of DIY’s but when I was out shopping I found some fun and unique napkins. When I was in Home Goods I found some fun cutout napkins. I knew right away that I had to do something fun with these.   The supplies you will need are:...

DIY Bunny Head

DIY Bunny Head

I love decorating for all holidays and I have been looking at all the Easter decor in the stores. I’m always looking for new ideas or items I can use to create a new idea. While shopping in Walmart I found a child’s Easter headband and I knew it would make a great...

My Walmart Must Haves

My Walmart Must Haves

I seem to be in Walmart a lot and I find a lot of my craft items here. I am going to show you a lot of items from Walmart that we have used here at The Shabby Tree. The first item that is a must have for me from Walmart is the wax burner. I have these all throughout...

DIY Rag Balls

DIY Rag Balls

Spring is around the corner and I was wanting to make something fun for my dough bowls and trees. I found some plastic baseballs in the Dollar Tree and I knew they would work great for making rag balls.   The supplies you will need are: 1. Material ( I’m using...

DIY Chalkboard

DIY Chalkboard

I find myself in thrift stores all the time buying a variety of trays. Silver trays are amazing and can be used for so many things. I have made a variety of silver trays into chalkboards which I love to use throughout my home. These are very simple to make and your...

DIY Balloon Flower

DIY Balloon Flower

Ok spring will be here before you know it and I wanted something different and cute to put in my trees. Flowers are always a great item for spring decorating and I wanted one that can be created different ways depending on your decor.   The supplies you will need...

DIY Newspaper Carrots

DIY Newspaper Carrots

I love spring and I wanted something fun to put in my dough bowls and add to my spring tree. These carrots are so easy to make and can be decorated according to your style. The supplies you will need are: 1. Newspaper 2. Scissors 3. Glue gun 4. Jute or twine 5. Muslin...

DIY Twine Balls

DIY Twine Balls

I decorate a lot throughout my home and I wanted to make something that i can use in a variety of ways. These twine balls can be put into my everyday trees or placed on terra cotta pots.   The supplies you will need are: 1. Twine or jute 2. Wood glue ( I’m using...

DIY Felt Bunny Head

DIY Felt Bunny Head

I love decorating for every holiday and season. Spring and Easter will be here before you know it and I wanted to make something that I can use on my trees and in my dough bowls. You will love how easy these bunny heads are to make. The supplies you will need are: 1....

DIY Glass Solar Mushroom

DIY Glass Solar Mushroom

Ok everyone if you love to be outside and you love decorating your yard then this is going to be a must for you. I love my yard and I love having lights every where. There are so many ways to add lights into your yard and garden. I find myself in thrift stores all the...

DIY Chicken Wire Framed Heart

DIY Chicken Wire Framed Heart

DIY Chicken Wire Framed Heart: Return To Blog I’m a huge thrift store shopper and I have seemed to accumulate a lot of frames. I have been decorating for Valentine’s Day and I wanted to make something that can go on my fireplace mantle or hang on a wall. This Diy is...

DIY Heart Rag Wreath

DIY Heart Rag Wreath

I’m not a big wreath person but I wanted something fun for Valentine’s Day. I found some styrofoam wreath forms in Hobby Lobby and I knew I wanted to incorporate fabric onto them some how. You can find a variety of heart forms In all sizes and I knew I wanted to...

DIY Napkin Rose

DIY Napkin Rose

  I then lightly added some adhesive spray to my next napkin. Your going to do the same process around your whole cup. You will be overlapping the napkins as you go.   If your a crafter then you probably already know that napkins are used for a lot of...

Dollar Tree Must Have Items For The Shabby Tree

Dollar Tree Must Have Items For The Shabby Tree

Here at The Shabby Tree we are crafting on a daily basis. We use a variety of craft supplies but we have found a lot of our items at The Dollar Tree. Some items that we have bought you might not have considered as a craft item. Here at The Shabby Tree I am always...

DIY Jute Flower

DIY Jute Flower

I love crafting and if you follow The Shabby Tree then you know I love using a variety of embellishments on my items. I love using doilies but I wanted to make something that I can add to my banners, broaches or maybe even a lamp shade. A flower is something that can...

DIY Wax Paper Crayon Hearts

DIY Wax Paper Crayon Hearts

I love decorating for Valentine’s Day and I wanted something fun for my kitchen windows. I get a lot of sun in my kitchen so I thought something that had a stain glass effect would be great. I have a lot of crayons left from when my children were smaller and I knew I...

DIY Paper Hearts

DIY Paper Hearts

I find myself decorating for every holiday and I knew I wanted to make something fun and different for Valentine’s Day. I tend to decorate with neutral colors a lot so I knew I didn’t want to use red. I was in Dollar Tree and I spotted a roll of brown paper and I knew...

Paper Baking Cups Craft Ideas

Paper Baking Cups Craft Ideas

I find myself in Home Goods a lot looking at all their amazing home and kitchen items. During the holidays they seem to get a lot of baking items. I am always seeing a lot of amazing printed paper baking cups. I don’t do a lot of baking but I knew I wanted to do...

DIY Candy Cane Heart

DIY Candy Cane Heart

Over the last few weeks I found myself buying a ton of Christmas decorations and when I saw these candy canes in the store I knew they could be used for more than a Christmas decoration. We all know that Valentines Day comes right after Christmas and gets here before...

DIY Party Popper

DIY Party Popper

Ok it’s time to celebrate and what better way to have some fun then to make some party poppers. These can be used for any occasion and the kids will love them. The supplies you will need are: 1. Toilet paper or paper towel rolls 2. Paint 3. Scissors 4. Balloons 5....

DIY Placemat Pillows

DIY Placemat Pillows

I was in Marshall’s and saw these amazing red heart placemats. I knew these placemats would make the perfect Valentine pillows. The supplies you will need: 1. Placemats ( this can be done with any placemats. I am using heart shaped ones from Marshall’s) 2. Glue gun...

DIY Cold Food Display

DIY Cold Food Display

Are you looking for a unique way to display a cold food item? If so then your going to love this idea. I love using all my silver I find from my local thrift stores. By adding a glass insert I found a unique way to keep my shrimp cold for our New Year’s get together....

DIY Cardboard Hearts

DIY Cardboard Hearts

Now that Christmas is over you probably have a lot of cardboard boxes around. This is a quick and easy way to make some Valentine decorations from cardboard. The supplies you will need are: 1. Cardboard ( I am cutting pieces from a cardboard box) 2. Scissors 3. Mod...

Mini Grapevine Wreath Heart Ornament

Mini Grapevine Wreath Heart Ornament

If your looking for some simple but cute valentine ornaments for your tree then you will love these. The supplies you will need are: 1. Mini grapevine wreaths ( I got these from Hobby Lobby) 2. Small wooden heart cutouts ( I got this bag of hearts from Hobby Lobby in...

DIY Rake Tree

DIY Rake Tree

Every year I try to find a fun and unique gift to give my neighbor. She has an amazing back porch and I knew this would be a cute tree she could keep out there all year long. I added a few lottery tickets to label it Raking in the cash. Your main items you will need...

DIY Paper Bag Decoration

DIY Paper Bag Decoration

If your looking for a quick and simple decoration then this Diy is for you. This is so simple to make and can be used so many different ways.   The supplies you need: 1. Seven paper lunch bags 2. Scissors 3. Glue gun You will need to glue all seven bags together....

Baby Shoe Tree

Baby Shoe Tree

Do you have your baby shoes or your children’s baby shoes that you seem to be holding onto and not sure what to do with. If so then your going to want to give this idea a try. The supplies you will need: 1. A pair of baby shoes 2. Styrofoam 3. Bottle brush trees 4....

DIY Cloth Tree

DIY Cloth Tree

I have been wanting to make a simple cloth tree that I can put in my bedroom to pin my broaches to. This tree can be used any where throughout your home.   The supplies you will need are: 1. Large piece of styrofoam. If you want to make my size tree your...

DIY Colander Snowman

DIY Colander Snowman

Oh my if you love snowmen then your going to love this DIY. I have done a few DIY’s using plastic colanders from the Dollar Tree but this is the first time I have made a snowman from them.   The supplies you will need are: 1. Four plastic colanders from the...

DIY Sculpey Ornaments

DIY Sculpey Ornaments

Like this post? Check out the rest of my /blog DIY Sculpey Ornaments If your looking for a fun and easy DIY Christmas ornament then your going to love this one. I love this because I can use a variety of cookie cutters and I can make a decorative print using a doily...

My Dining Room for Christmas

My Dining Room for Christmas

Ok everyone you have all been asking for photos of my dining room. I did a snowman theme with flocked trees and garlands. My dining room has a space set off to the side where we just made into a cute and cozy sitting area. We have an antique fireplace mantle in this...

My Front Porch Decorated for the Holidays

My Front Porch Decorated for the Holidays

Hi you guys if you're following The Shabby Tree then you all know that I love lights and trees. I keep a bunch of different size trees on my porch throughout the year and decorate my porch as if it were another room in my home. I love to make my porch a comfortable...

DIY Tree Box Container

DIY Tree Box Container

I know we all like to put a tree skirt around the bottom of our Christmas tree but you all need to give this a try. This quick and simple DIY not only gilded the base of my tree but adds a statement to my tree.   The supplies you will need are: 1. A cardboard box...

DIY Decorative Mint

DIY Decorative Mint

If your looking for a cute idea for a bowl filler for the holiday then here it is. This DIY is so simple to make and can be used in your dough bowl or as an ornament on your tree.   The supplies you will need are: 1. Something small and round. I’m using a mint...

Quick Tip For Holiday Dough Bowl

Quick Tip For Holiday Dough Bowl

There are so many ways to fill a dough bowl for holidays. I like to mix textures and items in mine. There are so many other items that you can use in place of a dough bowl. Here are a few items I use throughout my home and a few ways I fill them for Christmas.

The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide

The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide

My family and I have spent the last few days thinking up and creating the best gift guides we could think of to help you shop this holiday season! These gift guides include products entirely from Amazon and as an Amazon associate I make a small percentage off of...

DIY Handmade Stocking

DIY Handmade Stocking

I love decorating for Christmas and I wanted some stockings that I can hang as decorations. I am always buying chenille bedspreads from my local thrift stores and I knew I wanted to use them for this DIY.   I love decorating for Christmas and I wanted some...

Popsicle Stick Tree Ornament

Popsicle Stick Tree Ornament

This is such a fun and easy diy that can be done with your children. The supplies you will need are: 1. Popsicle sticks ( you will need a variety of sizes. I got mine from Michaels) 2. Decorative tape or ribbon 3. Glue gun 4. Scissors 5. Star stickers ( I got these...

DIY Dollar Tree Funnel Tree

DIY Dollar Tree Funnel Tree

I find myself in the Dollar Tree a lot lately and for some reason a set of funnels caught my eye. By stacking these funnels you can get creative and make a fun and unique tree. The supplies you will need are: 1. A set of plastic funnels ( I got mine from the Dollar...

Last Minute Holiday Gift Ideas

Last Minute Holiday Gift Ideas

1. Holiday Snacks & Holiday Giftbag - This is the perfect last minute gift for anyone or any occasion! 2. Wax Burner & Wax Cubes - This would be an amazing gift for anyone you know who loves to entertain or spend a lot of time in their home.   3....

Mop Head Wreath

Mop Head Wreath

I’m not a big wreath person but I have been wanting to make a wreath that I can incorporate some of my doilies on to. I like to make things look old and vintage and I knew a mop head was something that I can coffee stain so I thought I would give it a try and make it...

DIY Tassel Ornament

DIY Tassel Ornament

I saw a mop in the Dollar Tree and I knew I had to make something with it. We are making a simple tassel ornament that can be used in a variety of ways. The supplies you will need are: 1. Mop ( this one is from Dollar Tree) 2. Twine 3. Scissors 4. Elmer’s glue 5....

Mesh Strainer Snowman Head

Mesh Strainer Snowman Head

I have been wanting to make some fun but unique snowman head ornaments. I find myself in Dollar Tree a lot and new when I saw these mesh strainers they would make a unique snowman head. The supplies you will need are: 1. Two mesh strainers ( I got mine from Dollar...

DIY Plastic Hanger Angel

DIY Plastic Hanger Angel

I have been making larger Christmas decor to hang outside and when I saw this angel I knew I had to give it a try. We have been making a few things out of hangers here at The Shabby Tree and some of my followers have been sending me ways to make an angel. I told them...

DIY Decoupaged Decorative Christmas Box

DIY Decoupaged Decorative Christmas Box

I found some amazing vintage Christmas print wrapping paper in Marshall’s and I knew I wanted to make something with it. I have a lot of paper mache containers and thought I could make a cute decorative box with this paper.   The supplies you will need are: 1....

DIY Snowman Hat

DIY Snowman Hat

If you love decorating and you love snowmen then your going to love this DIY. I wanted to make a snowman hat that can be used as a tree topper or one that I can put on a larger handmade snowman. I found some paper mache containers in Hobby Lobby and I knew they would...

Dollar Tree Wooden Tag Makeover

Dollar Tree Wooden Tag Makeover

I love to put some bigger items in my 9ft Christmas tree and I knew when I saw these large tags in Dollar Tree they would be perfect. I wanted to use these tags as a way to incorporate a message onto my tree. This is a very quick and simple DIY.   The supplies...

DIY Paper Towel Roll Candles

DIY Paper Towel Roll Candles

I love candles and if your like me you can never have enough. I have been seeing these candles made from paper towel rolls and decided to give them a try. I love them and they are so easy to make.   The supplies you will need are: 1. Paper towel rolls and toilet...

Dollar Tree Snowflake Candy Dish

Dollar Tree Snowflake Candy Dish

I find myself in Dollar Tree a lot and I knew when I saw these plastic snowflake candy dishes I had to make something with them. I love to add larger statement pieces to my 9ft tree and I knew these would make a perfect large size snowflake ornament. The supplies you...

DIY Dollar Tree Snowflake

DIY Dollar Tree Snowflake

I love decorating my porch for Christmas and I have been looking for larger items to put in it. Everything I have been seeing seems to be pricey so I thought I would just make some. You will love this DIY because it is easy and very cost efficient. The supplies you...

DIY Plastic Hanger Snowflake

DIY Plastic Hanger Snowflake

If your looking for a unique and fun Christmas decoration then your going to love this one. This can be put in your your home or hung outside .   The supplies you will need are : 1. Plastic hangers ( you will need 16 and I got mine from Walmart) 2. Scissors 3....

Paper Straw Ornaments

Paper Straw Ornaments

I am loving the colors and prints that you can find in paper straws. You can find a variety of them and I knew when I saw the red and white ones I just had to incorporate them into a Christmas ornament. Some of the supplies you will need are: 1. Paper straws ( any...

DIY Ribbon Tree Ornament

DIY Ribbon Tree Ornament

I bought a big bag of beads from my local thrift store and I have been trying to find some ornament ideas for them. I love trees and knew as soon as I saw this one that I had to try it.   The supplies you will need are: 1. Ribbon ( you can use any ribbon you...

Dollar Tree Boot Makeover

Dollar Tree Boot Makeover

I love making a lot of my ornaments for my Christmas tree. I knew when I saw this small tinsel Santa boot in Dollar Tree that it would make a good ornament.   The supplies you will need are: 1. Tinsel Santa boot from the Dollar Tree 2. Black chunky yarn 3. Cotton...

DIY Lampshade Bell

DIY Lampshade Bell

If you love decorating for the holidays and want an easy and fun diy then you will love this one. I find myself in my local thrift stores all the time and I’m always picking up lampshades. I am using smaller lampshades and turning them into a bell for the holidays....

DIY Star From Hangers

DIY Star From Hangers

I love decorating with stars because it is something that you can use all year long. I have been looking for a way to make a large star. This Diy is so quick and simple and you can design it to incorporate with your decor style.   The supplies you will need: 1....

DIY Twig Tree Ornament

DIY Twig Tree Ornament

If your looking for a simple and rustic looking ornament then your going to love this Diy. You can get so creative with just sticks from your yard. The supplies you will need are: 1. Sticks( any size sticks you want. It works better with skinnier sticks) 2. Pruning...

Clothespin Tree Topper

Clothespin Tree Topper

If your looking for a unique tree topper then your going to love this Diy. You can create this tree topper to be any color or size that you want. The supplies you will need are: 1. A wooden dowel. You can use any size dowel you want. I got a thicker dowel so it will...

Decoupaged Glass Plate

Decoupaged Glass Plate

The holidays are around the corner and if you love giving cookies or baked goods then your going to love this Diy. You can make this for a holiday but it can be made for an everyday use as well. The supplies you will need are : 1. Glass plate ( mine is from the Dollar...

DIY Yarn Star

DIY Yarn Star

I have been trying to think of some ways to use card board that I have lying around. I love decorating for all occasions and decided to make some stars that I can decorate with for all year long. This diy is so simple and you can make it in any size you would like....

DIY Dollar General Puzzle Trees

DIY Dollar General Puzzle Trees

I found some mini wooden puzzle trees in Dollar General and as soon as I saw them I new I had to get some. These are so cute and can be decorated in so many different ways. I am going to be covering them with fabric and adding a snow look to them.   The supplies...

DIY Mini Rag Tree

DIY Mini Rag Tree

If you want a simple and run project then your going to love this one. I love trees and this small rag tree can be made with any color or print material that will go with your decor. The supplies you will need are: 1. Material ( I’m using this roll of strips that I...

DIY Jute Storage Box

DIY Jute Storage Box

If your like me and you seem to always be looking for containers to put things in then your going to love this Diy. The supplies you will need are: 1. Brown box ( you can use any size box you want. I got this one from the post office ) 2. Jute ( the one I am using is...

DIY Appliqué T-Shirt

DIY Appliqué T-Shirt

I was in Walmart and saw some fun iron on material. I knew as soon as I saw it that I wanted to make some fun t-shirts. The supplies you will need: 1. T-shirt 2. Iron on material ( I found this buffalo print iron on material in walmart) 3. Iron 4 scissors The first...

DIY Angel Ornament

DIY Angel Ornament

I love angels and I have been wanting to make some smaller ones that can be used as ornaments or just as decoration throughout your home. These are very simple to make and I love that you can create them to go with your decor. The supplies you will need are: 1. Paper...

Clothespin DIY Snowflake

Clothespin DIY Snowflake

I’m always looking for ideas for making ornaments for my trees. If your looking for a low cost and easy ornament then this diy is for you. The supplies you will need: 1. Clothespins ( I am using 2 different sized clothespins from Walmart. 2. Paint or stain if your...

Dollar Tree DIY Candy Cane

Dollar Tree DIY Candy Cane

In the past I have made wreaths with vintage items incorporated throughout them. I knew when I saw this metal candy cane form in Dollar Tree that I wanted to do something similar. This is a fun diy because you can incorporated whatever you want into this candy cane....

DIY Mantel Swag

DIY Mantel Swag

If you have a mantel and your looking for something that will make a statement then you need to check this diy out. I love this diy because you can create this mantel swag to go with the decor of your home. This mantel swag can be made for a holiday or you can make...

DIY Wooden Home Sign

DIY Wooden Home Sign

If your looking for a fun sign for your home but one that your can design according to your decor then this diy is for you. This can be made in a variety of ways but here is how I designed mine. The supplies you will need are: 1. 3/4”x 12 x 48” SQ edge msg shelving (...

Diy Dollar Tree Snowflake and Icicle

Diy Dollar Tree Snowflake and Icicle

If your looking for something fun and easy to make for your Christmas tree then you need to give this a try. I find myself in the Dollar Tree a lot and as soon as I saw this wooden snowflake I knew what I wanted to do. I also thought I could do the same technique in a...

Diy Tree

Diy Tree

I have been seeing so many different decorative trees but I haven’t seen a style that I was loving. I decided to try making one where I can incorporate my own materials and colors that wou ld go with my style.   The items you will need to make the larger tree are...

Diy Paper Ornaments

Diy Paper Ornaments

If your on a budget and you want a quick and easy diy then you will want to try this one. Most of my supplies are from The Dollar Tree. The supplies you will need are: A roll of brown paper( I got mine from the Dollar tree) Stuffing Some patterns of your choice ( I’m...

Diy Decorative Candles

Diy Decorative Candles

If you love candles like I do then your going to want to give this a try. This is so simple to do and your going to be amazed. The supplies you will need are: Candle Napkin( with print if your choice) Scissors Iron First thing is to cut out your design from your...

DIY Splatter Screen Pumpkin

DIY Splatter Screen Pumpkin

I love fall and I love pumpkins and I knew I wanted to make where I can incorporate my lace from Goodwill. This pumpkin is so easy to make and you can create it according to what you like. I will be incorporating lace but you can use any kind of fabric or just simple...

Diy Stuffed Star Ornament

Diy Stuffed Star Ornament

If your looking for an ornament that can be used throughout the whole year then you need to give this a try. I love incorporating stars throughout my home decor. This stuffed star can be used as an ornament or even bowl fillers.   The supplies you will need are:...

How to Fill a Dough Bowl for Fall

How to Fill a Dough Bowl for Fall

I love dough bowls and I love them in all sizes. You can find dough bowls in a variety of places and they do not have to be an original. I love all types of wooden bowls. I have found a few of my bowls from my local Goodwill, local antique stores and even in Hobby...

Coffee Stained Fabric

Coffee Stained Fabric

I love lace and doilies but I like them to look grungy. There is a simple way to grunge things using instant coffee. The supplies you will need are: 1.Instant coffee 2. Water 3. Bowl 4. Rubber gloves 5. Measuring cup 6. Material I am using 10 cups of water and a half...

DIY Snowflake

DIY Snowflake

The supplies you will need to make this snowflake are:  three cardboard tubes from paper towels a pair of scissors a pen or pencil a ruler ribbon of your choice a glue gun bling of your choice spray paint of your choice rust-oleum spray glitter  First thing you will...

DIY Dollar Tree Rag Pumpkin Wreath

DIY Dollar Tree Rag Pumpkin Wreath

If you love fall like I do and your looking for something fun to put on your front door then I have the Diy for you. This pumpkin wreath can be used so many ways throughout your home but it is an amazing wreath for your front door.     The supplies you will need:...

DIY Candy Cane Ornament.

DIY Candy Cane Ornament.

I love Christmas and I wanted to make something simple that would give my tree a pop of color. I have tons of material and I have a lot of wire so I knew I could make a simple but candy cane. The supplies you will need are: 1. Wire (I’m using 18 gauge wire) 2. Warm...

Diy Handmade Icicle

Diy Handmade Icicle

If you want a unique and fun ornament for your tree then you will love this diy. All you need for this simple diy is: Wire Warm and natural Hot glue Wire cutters Elmer’s glue Paint brush Crystal glitter First you will need to cut strips of your warm and natural. I’m...

Hobby Lobby Grapevine Tree Makeover

Hobby Lobby Grapevine Tree Makeover

If your following The Shabby Tree then you all know I’m obsessed with trees. When I saw these grapevine trees in Hobby Lobby I knew I had to have them for a diy. This is such a simple diy and can be created to match any decor you have in your home. The supplies you...

DIY Lampshade Tree

DIY Lampshade Tree

If you want something fun and unique then this DIY is for you. I am always in my local Goodwill and I have been finding a lot of lampshades recently. I seem to be obsessed with trees and I keep them up in my home all year long. After accumulating a lot of lampshades I...

DIY Magnetic Wooden Board

DIY Magnetic Wooden Board

I have a business called The Shabby Tree and I love using message boards to post messages to my followers on Facebook. I have used chalkboards, dry erase boards and metal magnetic boards to make messages. I wanted something different and I wanted it to be on wood. I...

DIY Chunky Blanket

DIY Chunky Blanket

ATTENTION!! - There are two videos at the end of this post showing how to make the blanket. You will see the first one immediately. PLEASE CONTINUE  TO SCROLL TO FIND THE SECOND ONE!  It has space between the two videos!  - Thank you! I have always loved the look of a...

DIY Framed Ornaments

DIY Framed Ornaments

If your looking for a way to make quick but unique ornaments then you will love this DIY. I found an amazing fabric in Hobby Lobby with a photo print. As soon as I saw this fabric I knew I had to have it. You do not have to have this fabric you can incorporate any...

Trees I Keep Up All Year Long

Trees I Keep Up All Year Long

Trees do not have to be in your home just for Christmas. I keep trees up all year long in my home. I have all kinds of trees and they are all different shapes and sizes. I recently did a walk through of my main level of my home and we counted 49 trees. Here are all 49...

DIY Holiday Hanging Basket

DIY Holiday Hanging Basket

If you love having hanging baskets on your porch for the summer then you will love this idea for fall and winter. All you will need is a grapevine wreath (the size will depend on how big you want it to be), a terra cotta tray (your tray needs to be bigger than the...

DIY Dish Towel Pillow

DIY Dish Towel Pillow

I don’t seem to have much storage space in my home which is why I love the idea of making my own pillow case covers. I like to use a variety of different size pillows throughout my home. If you like a longer bed pillow then you must try this simple DIY. I’m loving...

My Hobby Lobby Must Haves

My Hobby Lobby Must Haves

I’m a huge crafter and seem to find myself in Hobby Lobby a lot. I often get asked where I find my craft supplies so I decided to make a blog post to show you my top picks from Hobby Lobby! I am going to list my favorite, must have items and tell you what I use them...

DIY Ghost

DIY Ghost

I love Halloween and I somehow wanted to incorporate a ghost into my Halloween decorations. I have been using a lot of lace and muslin for my diy crafts and decided to give a ghost a try with it. These are so easy and turned out so stinking cute. You will need some...

DIY Twine Holder

DIY Twine Holder

I’m a huge crafter and seem to be using twine a lot. When I’m crafting my twine seems to just go every where. I wanted something to hold to my twine in place but I also wanted it to look cute. I went to Home Depot and ended up getting creative with what I found. The...

Front Porch Decor Ideas

Front Porch Decor Ideas

I often get asked a bunch of questions about my front porch decorations. If you love decorating and love being out on your porch then this is the blog post for you! This post includes a list of all my must have decorations and items for my front porch. The first must...

DIY Witch Broom

DIY Witch Broom

If you want a cute decoration for Halloween then you need to give this quick DIY a try. I wanted a cute decoration to put on my front porch for the fall season and so I created some witch hats, but I thought what better to go with witch hats than witch brooms?!  All...

DIY Witch Hats

DIY Witch Hats

It is getting closer to the time where we all start thinking about decorating for fall and Halloween. I am a huge crafter and I love DIY's so I have been trying to think of ways to make some Halloween decor on a budget. I love using paper mache items and as soon as I...

Hobby Lobby Flower Makeover

Hobby Lobby Flower Makeover

I find myself in Hobby Lobby a lot and I found some amazing clearanced flowers. They were a bright lime green and I knew I wanted to change them up. I have a lot of old windows and I knew I wanted to some how incorporate the flowers into an old window. The supplies...

DIY Burlap Candy Corn

DIY Burlap Candy Corn

If you love fall and want a quick and easy decoration then you're going to love this project! I had a lot of scrap pieces of burlap lying around and I wanted to do something with them and I love my dough bowl and wanted something with a pop of color for it. I also...

DIY Fabric Pumpkin

DIY Fabric Pumpkin

I love fall and I just love decorating for it. One of my favorite things to decorate with for fall are pumpkins. I know you can find pumpkins in almost every store but I like to have certain sizes and certain colors for each pumpkin. I have been decorating a lot with...

DIY Jello Mold Pumpkins

DIY Jello Mold Pumpkins

I love to make unique and fun things here at The Shabby Tree. I knew as soon as I saw a few jello molds in our local Goodwill what I wanted to do with them. The supplies you will need for this project are: jello molds, knobs with screws, a drill and spray paint. The...

DIY Gnomes

DIY Gnomes

If your looking for something unique for your porch then this is for you.     The supplies you will need are : A potato, A tomato cage Tree limbs Wire and wire cutters A sweater  scissors And glue gun   The first thing you will need to do is wire your 3...

Diy Pumpkin Ghost Girl

Diy Pumpkin Ghost Girl

      If you love decorating for Fall and Halloween then your going to want to make this. I was in Home Goods and found an amazing plaster pumpkin. I knew as soon as I saw this lace detailed pumpkin what I was going to make with it. I use a lot of lace...

Diy Wooden Trees

Diy Wooden Trees

When decorating my home I love using trees of all shapes and sizes. I knew I wanted some type of small wooden trees. If you love the farm house look that is out every where right now then your going to want to make a few of these. The supplies you will need are: a...

Diy Angel

Diy Angel

I seem to always find myself in Goodwill and I have accumulated a lot of glass pieces. I found a few in my pile that I knew would make amazing pieces for an Angel. If you like unique items then your going to want to try this project.   The supplies I will be...

DIY Pumpkin Decor

DIY Pumpkin Decor

If you want a quick and easy fall decorations then you need to give this simple diy a try. You will need this pumpkin cutout from The Dollar Tree, a piece of wood of your choice( this wood I’m using is from Hobby Lobby) and some spray paint( I am using cream chalk...

Diy Twine Pumpkins

Diy Twine Pumpkins

Fall is just around the corner and your going to want to make a few of these quick and easy twine pumpkins. These are great for bowl fillers , sitting on your mantel or if your like me decorating a fall tree. The supplies you will need are: styrofoam balls( any size...

DIY Silver Lazy Susan

DIY Silver Lazy Susan

I’m always using old silver trays throughout my home and I think I have one in every room of my house. I have a few in my kitchen with salt,pepper and napkins on it. I knew I wanted something that can turn for easier access. This is a simple and quick project that I...

Dollar Store DIY Pumpkin

Dollar Store DIY Pumpkin

Fall is approaching quickly and it seems like a lot of the holiday decor is black and white. I have always wanted to do a variety of pumpkins going up my front porch steps. I wanted something that wouldn’t rot and can be outside in the weather. I knew as soon as I saw...

DIY Shabby Chic Tree

DIY Shabby Chic Tree

I am obsessed with trees and I wanted to make a tree that I can just leave out all year long. This turned out so cute and I’m excited for you all to give it a try. The supplies you will need A tomato cage Wire Jute string Material(I’m using Burlap, old lace Curtains...

DIY Magnetic Chalkboard

DIY Magnetic Chalkboard

 If you are following The Shabby Tree then you all know I’m obsessed with chalk boards and dry erase boards. I love writing cute little quotes on my chalk boards throughout my home. I wanted something different and when I saw these magnetic letters in Walmart an idea...

DIY Storage Drawer

DIY Storage Drawer

 I seem to be addicted to Goodwill and when I saw this drawer in there for $3.96 I just knew I had to get it. I love storage items and this drawer is going to be perfect for holding some of my treasures. All I need for this project was my drawer, chalk paint, chalk...

Dollar Tree DIY

Dollar Tree DIY

If you love fresh flowers you need to try this simple and quick Dollar Tree diy. I love cute vases for my flowers and when I saw this glass jar I knew it would be perfect. I love this idea because you can make the vase any color you choose.the supplies you will need...

DIY Baseball Bracelet

DIY Baseball Bracelet

I seem to always be at a baseball game and knew I wanted something cute and unique to wear to my sons games. We seem to have a lot of baseballs in our garage and I knew I wanted to give this project a try. First your supplies you will need are a baseball( it can be...

DIY Bird Bath

DIY Bird Bath

If your looking for a cute and simple project you will want to give this a try.   I have been doing a lot of yard decor projects but this was just too simple not to do. All you need is a grapevine e wreath, ribbon , a terra cotta tray , scissors, light blue paint...

DIY Ring Holder

DIY Ring Holder

If your like me and you like to take off your wedding ring when cleaning or even before going to bed then this simple project is for you.   All you need is a small photo frame, quilt batting or stuffing, a piece of scrap material, scissors, glue gun and a ball...

DIY Hook Hangers

DIY Hook Hangers

If you love unique items for your home then your going to love this project.  All you will need is some kind of tray or platter and a hook of your choice. You will also need a drill with drill bit ,screws with nuts (the size of your screw depends on the size of the...

DIY Hang Tags

DIY Hang Tags

I like to use all different type of hang tags. I use shipping tags which I order from amazon, small print tags which I buy from Hobby Lobby and brown and while tags of different sizes which also come from Hobby Lobby. When making my tags I will use a hot glue gun,...

DIY Bird Feeder

DIY Bird Feeder

I’m always in thrift stores and I have accumulated a lot of tea cups lately. Summer is here and I love All you need is a real cup with saucer,E6000 glue and some twine Your going to put some E6000 glue on bottom side of your tea cup. You need to make sure the your...

DIY American Flags

DIY American Flags

Ok everyone I have been making some cute Americana items out of canvas. If your following The Shabby Tree you saw my Americana banner and the Americana stockings. I have been wanting some flags to go with those items. The supplies you will need: cream canvas...

Star Light

Star Light

Ok everyone i just made the cutest thing from some twigs from the trees throughout my yard. All your going to need for this project is 5 sticks all the same length, clippers to cut your sticks,scissors and twine. Your going to crisscross your first two sticks and...

DIY Bird Feeder

DIY Bird Feeder

I’m always shopping Goodwill and can’t seem to ever leave a cool vase or bowl there. I have accumulated a lot of glass dishes and wanted to make a unique Mother’s Day gift. I believe everyone out there loves birds and bird feeders so this item can be for almost...

American Flag Window

American Flag Window

I love making unique items and when I saw this old window I New exactly what I wanted to do with it. Memorial Day and July 4th are just around the corner so I thought this would be a great window to make an American flag for. Ok the supplies you will need are an old...

Coffee Stained Hang Tags

Coffee Stained Hang Tags

If you love unique things then your going to love this simple project. I like to use hang tags on a variety of items. I keep trees up all year long and incorporate hang tags onto my trees. They are a unique way to give someone a gift . These can be used throughout...

DIY Solar Chandelier

DIY Solar Chandelier

Ok I found this amazing chandelier at a thrift store for $10.00. If you love to be outside in the summer evenings your going to want to give this project a try. I just love solar lighting around my yard in the summer nights so I decided to turn this electric...

Flour Sack

Flour Sack

You. Guys. This flour sack project is so cute. Turn an old flour sack into an adorable flower holder!

Moss Covered Solar Chandelier

Moss Covered Solar Chandelier

I just love lights outside in the summer. Lately I have been obsessed with solar lights and I decided to make a simple moss covered chandelier for my porch.

Lace balls

Lace balls

If you love lace and doilies your going to love these DIY lace balls. I was looking for something unique to put in my large dough bowl and decided to create something myself. I’m always buying lace curtains and tablecloths from Goodwill so I thought I would try making...

Glass Dome Food Cover

Glass Dome Food Cover

  Ok everyone I love Goodwill and I go there a lot. I have been seeing a lot of beautiful glass bowls lately. I knew u wanted to make something unique with them and the first thing that popped into my head was a dome cake cover. With summer right around the...

Silver Platter Wreath

Silver Platter Wreath

If you love old silver and love having unique items throughout your home this is a must. Supplies you will need Old silver pieces of your choice, E6000 glue, hack saw or dremel saw. Then you can either use a nut with bolt and a crystal embellishment or you...

DIY Wallpaper Wall

DIY Wallpaper Wall

You. Guys. Im in love with this paper! Buy yours here!    Do you have a wall in your home that just needs something? You will love this easy fix. My sister has an amazing craft room and she wanted something unique for her statement wall. We decided to cover the whole...

Chandler Wood Burning Tool Project

Chandler Wood Burning Tool Project

To do this project, you will need to use my affiliate link to purchase your own wood burning tool!!  These are inexpensive and totally worth the money! BUY NOW! If you want some unique items throughout your home your going to love this Chandler wood burning tool . I...

DIY Brooch

DIY Brooch

If you love accent items your going to love these brooches.

Lace Denim Jacket

Lace Denim Jacket

DIY Shabby Blue Jean Jacket! This is super cute! You’re going to want to wear it all the time!

400 Antique Market Finds

400 Antique Market Finds

Ok everyone if you love unique things then The Lakewood 400 Antique Market in Cumming Ga is a must stop.

Old Silver Project

Old Silver Project

Old silver pieces from local antique stores or thrift stores can make unique home decor items.

Oh Christmas Tree!

Oh Christmas Tree!

Learn how to keep a tree up all year long without having that “Christmas” feel to it! Such a great way to add personality to any space!

Headboard Makeovers on a Budget

Headboard Makeovers on a Budget

Would you love to make your bedroom Unique? Be creative with your bed headboard. Here I used an old mantel for my headboard.

DIY Rustic Grapevine Tree

DIY Rustic Grapevine Tree

Would you like to see how to make A Rustic Grapevine Tree?

Supplies you will need: tomato stand, grapevine wreaths, rusty wire and pliers

Craft Booth Suggestions

Craft Booth Suggestions

There are so many wonderful things we can find at craft booths! People often overlook small insignificant items....but those treasures can help you our big time....find out how!

Antique Shopping

Antique Shopping

Have you ever wanted to go antiquing? And…on a budget?  Here are just a few tips on what I like to look for!

Stay In Touch

2 + 9 =

Location

Visit Our Crafting Booth at

Antiques and Collectibles in Dahlonega Ga!

Contact

Email: info@theshabbytree.com