Candle Making!

It’s so easy, really fun and I find it very relaxing!

I started making candles recently and I love it. You all know I’m a thrifter and I collect vessels while thrifting, at estates and yard sales. I choose to make candles that have no scent. Nothing worse then a candle with a scent that gives you a headache. I burn multiple candles at a time at home and I don’t want scents fighting each other. Candles are ambience to me, a beautiful ambience.

I use 100% natural soy wax beads that comes in a 25lb package. I love this … Read more

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Transfers on a thrifted find!

I picked up these white framed boards while thrifting a while back. I decided to put some nature transfers on them today.

These are small transfers and I love them because they are really easy to work with on smaller projects. I have many different designs in the small transfers and you can peek at all of them here.

You can apply transfers to painted wood, raw wood, metal and even glass. I’ve had fun putting them on old windows I’ve found at yard sales. I always have my eye open while thrifting for something to apply transfers to. … Read more

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Repurpose a Thrifted Globe

You all know what an avid thrifter I am. I’m hooked, to say the least. When I stumble on old globes and I like the base I always grab them. Typically they’re under $10. Now, I love looking at maps and globes, but I decided to rev it up just a bit and add transfers to them.

I wiped them off with a damp cloth and then painted them with two coats of paint.

The paint I used on both of these is by Eye Love Hue (love the play on words!) and you can peek at all of their … Read more

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Fun & affordable gift idea!

I just love affordable projects especially at gift giving time. I purchased these mugs at the 99CentsOnly store and applied these Christmas rub on transfers and then sealed them! Fun, easy and makes such a great gift!

Transfers are my favorite DIY! They literally rub on to most surfaces. I’ve applied them to wood, ceramic, glass, metal and I’ve seen them applied to fabric. Anyone can do this!

This is what you’ll need:

  • Mugs of your choice. I bought these at the 99CentsOnly store.
  • You’ll find holiday transfers here.
  • I sealed them (just over the transfers) with Eye Love
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Decoupage your tissue boxes!

See how I’ve dressed up these tissue boxes!

I had such fun decorating these tissue boxes for my house. I’ve only done these two but will be doing more soon! I’m thinking one for each bathroom and one for the guestroom.

This is what I used:

  1. Paper mache tissue box ~HERE
  2. Owl napkins ~ HERE
  3. Decoupage paper ~HERE

Decoupage is all the rage now and I carry several different types of papers and tissue in the Twist shop. You’ll find these and all sorts of DIY fun in the Twist Shop.

Happy decoupaging!

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Apply a furniture transfer to a yard sale find!

I’ll show you step by step how I turned this yard sale table into a beautiful piece by applying a furniture transfer!

I picked this up at a yard sale and right away was eager to pay $10 for it and start going through my furniture transfer inspiration ideas to get this repurposed!

Prep is everything!

Prep is everything. I don’t like doing it, never have and never will. But, I’ve learned the hard way that if you don’t prep your project it could easily take double the time, or turn into a re-do.

It was in pretty good shape, … Read more

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The Red Door ~ Sprucing it up for a little holiday DIY!

A DIY project for the holidays!

I bought this door/board dealio months ago and it’s been hanging out in my shop. I wasn’t sure what to do with it but knew I wanted it when I saw it. It was painted red, but had splatters of other colors on it as well. It was a perfect DIY project for the holidays!

We just had our house painted and painted our front door a beautiful red, for a little pop of color. We used Sherwin Williams Spiced Cherry and it was going to be perfect for this project.

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Mirror, Mirror!

It’s not easy to photograph a mirror! You can see my remodeled kitchen in the background on this photo. Peek at my Kitchen Remodel post if you haven’t seen it yet. You can see it here ~

I bought this brass framed mirror at I love the brass edge frame and the chain to hang it on.

I used the IOD transfer Ladies in Waiting, you can view all of my IOD products here ~

Feel free to email me with any questions ~ I’m happy to help! ~ Lisa

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Japonica Transfer

I picked up this framed mirror at a thrift store several months ago. It was $12.99 and I knew I’d either sell it as is or decorate it somehow, eventually.

I decided to put a transfer on it today and I chose Japonica. I carry several transfers in my online shop and you can view all of them here.

I cleaned the mirror with vinegar and water and a soft cloth before applying the transfer.

It’s so fun using transfers, the possibilities are endless and it is really so simple to apply them. Anybody can do this! You may … Read more

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