Tag: Christmas

Christmas Tree Reuse

Christmas Tree Reuse

Your Christmas Tree still has life in it, even after the holidays. Simply saw the bottom of your tree’s trunk and cut off 1″ disks. Here’s a few reuse ideas for cut tree medallions: Cool Coasters Next Year’s Ornaments with photos Wood burned Name Plates Cool 

Gingerbread Gala

Gingerbread Gala

Saturday, Dec 14 7pm DIY Studio is excited to participate in Family Building Blocks Gingerbread Gala. Come celebrate local non-profits with a festive evening of music, food, and spirits. Tickets are $25 each, and you can select DIY as the charity you want to donate to. 

12 Days of Reuse, Bike Chain Earrings

In keeping with our bike themed project from yesterday, we now have a Bike Chain Earrings tutorial. These would be perfect gifts for bicyclists or recyclists. The Bike Peddler was kind enough to donate a worn out chain. And it’s not just chains that they 

Upcycled Holiday Ornaments

It was a fun night of familiar faces and reuse galore! We transformed corks, toilet paper tubes, and newspaper into tasteful ornaments. DIYstudio along with Culture Shock Community Project sponsored the event. If you missed us be sure to join us for the next reuse 

12 Days of Reuse

Let me confess. It’s the beginning of December and I feel behind already. I haven’t even gotten rid of my Thanksgiving pumpkins (thankfully my neighbors are kind people).  But it’s not too late to whip up a thoughtful, handmade gift. Now is the best time 

Merry Christmas

I hope you had a fabulous Christmas/holiday. Was Santa good to you? Goodness, I’m a bit embarrassed to admit how much I adore my present. I really shouldn’t love a “thing” this much. Okay don’t laugh at me (I know you will anyway). I got 

Christmas Sugar Cookies

I found a new blog. It’s amazing, inspiring and makes me want to get in the kitchen and bake. It’s called Bake at 350. What I like about Bridget’s blog is that she is an amazing cookie artist who is willing to share her recipes 

Fabulous Felt Brooches (DIY Studio’s 12 Days of Christmas Video Tutorial)

Continuing the Twelve Days of Christmas, DIY holiday gifts, are instructions to make these fabulous felt brooches. You won’t need many supplies and these make great accessories on hats, sweaters and coats. So break out your needle and thread and let’s get to work! Want 

A Wonderful Time of Year

This Christmas was filled with family, good food, and laughs. The Ramey family got together and we stuffed ourselves silly. We celebrated Little Missy’s Birthday which was on Christmas Eve. We even played guitar hero and Apples to Apples. Apples to Apples was easy and 

Heeeere’s Johnny, a bit of cabin fever

Feeling a bit of cabin fever with this insane arctic weather. The romance has warn off. The kids have not had school for a week due to snow and ice and they are now in their winter break which means two more weeks of keeping