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Refinish an old globe with chalk paint to create a beautiful home decor chalkboard sphere

Refinish an Old Globe with Chalk Paint

Refinish an old globe using chalk paint to create a beautiful and changeable piece of home decor. In the post A Design Makeover, one of the best decor pieces in the room is a globe refinished with chalk paint. A sphere is a great element to add to any decor because most furniture and home ...
Add a design detail to your DIY jean purse like this warrior cats thunder clan logo

Top 10 DIY Projects in 2017

Check out Simple Practical Beautiful’s most popular DIY Projects in 2017. A year of Do-it-yourself furniture, crafts, cleaning, succulents, and lots of projects inspired by movies. I keep thinking I should narrow down Simple Practical Beautiful and focus on just one type of DIY project, but the...
A miniature guitar made to look like the Coco guitar

Coco Guitar

How to make the Disney Pixar’s Coco Guitar into a miniature or key chain. Use foam to make Ernesto’s guitar from the movie Coco. My d...
Fresh bread gift idea, including a bread bag, a decorated cutting board, homemade bread, and whipped butter

Herb Butter Spread

A recipe for delicious whipped herb butter with rosemary that makes a perfect gift with fresh bread. I’m excited to be joining the Handmade Holidays Blog Hop food gifts and recipes day for the first time this year! This is the first recipe I’ve posted here on Simple Practical Beautiful be...
a simple DIY spa gift set

DIY Spa Gift Set

How to make a DIY spa gift set with handmade lavender soap and bath salt that will make a perfect Mother’s Day, Christmas, or birthday gif...
Repurpose an old pair of jeans and a worn out belt into a jean purse | upcycled jeans bag | reuse old clothes

Make a Jean Purse from an Old Pair of Jeans Pants

Make a stylish jean purse or bag by upcycling an old pair of jeans and an old belt. A great way to repurpose old jeans, plus you can make a cute gift by personalizing the denim. I found a picture of a jeans bag on Pinterest from a tutorial by Between the Lines, and I thought it would make a cute ...
Details of the wood sword painted to look like metal

How to Make a Sword from Wood

How to build a sword out of wood, then make it look metal and battle-worn. This sword was made for a Nazgul costume for a Lord of the Rings Halloween. My husband needed a large sword for his Ringwraith costume, so he created a template to make a sword that matches The Lord of the Rings movie prop...