Category Archives: Crafts & MIY

Easy crafts & things for your home.

Snowman Treat Jar Makes A Quick, Fun Gift Idea

by Texas Homesteader~ 

Here’s a cute Christmas gift idea. A snowman treat jar. It comes together in minutes using repurposed materials. I filled an oversized peanut butter jar with inexpensive homemade sweet trail mix. Paint on black buttons, tie on a scarf and you’re done!Last-Minute Christmas gift idea - Snowman Treat Jar - fill a repurposed jar with sweetened popcorn, peanuts, etc. Wrap a scarf & paint some buttons. #TexasHomesteader

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How To Make & Personalize An Oak Cutting Board For CHEAP!

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

You need a new cutting board so you just buy one, Right? But did you know it’s pretty simple (and very inexpensive) to make an all-natural oak cutting board yourself.

We wanted to make small cheese boards to go with our homemade gifts. Come see how we did it.

How to make your own oak cutting board. We presented these cheeseboards with our homemade cheeses as a very personal homemade gift. #TexasHomesteader

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How To Paint A Texas Flag Gate – A Fun, Quick Project

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RancherMan & I painted one of our 16-foot long gates in a Texas Flag pattern to show our Texas pride. I think the gate looks awesome.

Many were interested in how we did it – paint color choices, metal star size, etc. So today I’m happy to share how we did it.

How To Paint A Texas Flag Gate. It was a quick and enjoyable project. And I love the way our gate painted in a Texas flag design looks. #TexasHomesteader
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Arrowhead Cross Collage In A Distressed White Painted Shadow Box Frame

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

I made a cross collage using arrowheads. It was placed in a shadowbox frame that was previously just an old (and ugly) repurposed key box. The wood frame was painted white and lightly sanded to distress the finish just a touch. I love the way it turned out!

I made this sentimental gift for my mother using just what we had at the house. I designed an arrowhead cross to go into a frame that was painted & distressed #TexasHomesteader

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