Christmas Gift Wrapping Ideas

With Christmas one week away it is time to start thinking about gift wrapping!  And for those over achievers out there who already have their gifts wrapped, here are some ideas for next year!  Today I will show you some ideas that I tried out, including painting a few gift tags and making decorative flower toppers out of coffee filters and cupcake liners! After I saw

Handmade Holiday Home Tour 2014 – Rustically Vintage

Welcome to my holiday home tour!  This year I am linking up to Jennifer Rizzo’s Holiday House Walk! For first time visitors, I am Jodi and I live with my husband in an apartment in Boston, which makes decorating (especially for the holidays) a challenge that I love to take on!  Whether you rent or own, live in an apartment or a house, it is always important

My Bazaar Experience – The Vintage Bazaar

I hope everyone had a lovely weekend, I certainly did, especially because I went to the Vintage Bazaar on Sunday!  The first time I went to the Bazaar was in the fall, and my sister and I had a wonderful time, so much so that we decided to come again for the summer festival!  For those of you who don’t know what the Vintage Bazaar

Donut You Know – Valentine’s Day is Coming Up!

And that means thoughtful presents!  And what is more thoughtful and useful than a hand painted mug? Therefore I have been making these coffee mugs over the past few days and I can’t wait to make more!  You can find these mugs available for purchase in my Etsy shop or you can make some of your own by following my past DIY Coffee Mug tutorial!

Christmas Gifts With Mason Jars

Handmade gifts are my favorite kind of gifts to receive, as well as give.  And handmade gifts that involve mason jars are just that much better, and frankly more adorable than most wrapping paper.  The list of mason jar gifts below can be in addition to your holiday gifts this year, or they can stand on their own as they are both thoughtful and creative.

Christmas Round Up Giveaway with Two Thirty~Five Designs!

Ok Twine & Vines fans this is HUGE! A huge honor to be part of such an amazing giveaway hosted by Allison over at Two Thirty~Five Designs, a huge way to get great shops noticed, and a HUGE GIVEAWAY!  We are talking a massive prize of $350 worth of handmade goodies just in time for the holiday season! So what are you waiting for?  Find

Give Thanks – DIY Wooden Sign & Giveaway!

Considering Thanksgiving is only a few weeks away I decided to host a Facebook giveaway to show my gratitude for all of my wonderful followers! Therefore today I will be showing you how to make seasonal inspired signs, and one Twine & Vines Facebook follower will win this “Give Thanks” hand painted wooden plaque! First let me show you how quickly and inexpensively you could

Making a STATEment-DIY Bookends

One of my new favorite handmade items to make are these wooden bookends.  This idea started last year when I was desperate to come up with a gift for Jim that was both rustic and personal.  The personal touch came by adding the state we were both born in, and then the state we both moved to and met in, but really these bookends can

DIY – Wedding Ceremony Wine Box

A new trend in wedding ceremonies is to incorporate a wine box, in which the bride and groom write letters to each other and the letters are placed in the wine box (with their favorite wine) at the ceremony, and either locked or nailed shut. The bride and groom can then chose which anniversary they would like to open each other’s letters and drink the