Have you ever wondered how to flock a pre-lit Christmas tree? My pre-lit tree has been with me for 10 years, now. It has been stuffed and crammed and bent in all sorts of ways throughout that time, and the only wear and tear that it has displayed has been the burning out of the lights.
I thought that this week, I would show you how to make wooden stars from scrap wood. Wooden stars are the perfect accent piece for bookshelves because you can use them any time of the year. And since we are using scrap wood to make them, you can make one for every holiday or season.
Have you ever wondered how people get all those elaborate angles in their woodwork? I use to only use them when I was doing an inlay in wood flooring. Then, I started building decor pieces for my home, and I ventured fully into the territory of mitered angles that go beyond the standard 45º cut. With furniture and cabinetry, it is all about creating curves and box shapes. But when you want to get creative with something, you may find that you need some weird angle – like a 50º, 60º, or 70º miter. It can present a conundrum. So, I thought that I would show you how to cut any angle with a miter saw.
Did that title grab your attention? Good. That’s just what I was going for, but don’t think this is some kind of click bait article. I really do have 6 PITA decor items to avoid or at least items that you should plan to dispose of within a short time frame.
Right now, Putka pods are one of the trendiest pieces of decor for the Fall season, and they will probably remain so for years to come. If you are asking yourself, ‘what exactly is a Putka pod?” Well, they are those adorable things that look like miniature pumpkins. You have probably seen them mixed in with your potpourri. They are cute and well-loved by most. However, there are some important details that you need to know before you start using them in your crafts and decor. So without further ado, let’s take a look at the pros and cons of decorating with Putka Pods.