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Boxwood Wreath Tutorial

Here’s how to make your own Preserved Boxwood Wreath, beautiful in Spring, but perfect for any season because it won’t lose it’s color, and embellishments can easily be changed for different holidays or times of the year. First, gather your materials.  You will need: A birch or grapevine wreath form in your desired size (ours […]

Decorate for Spring

Does January have you feeling blue?  It seems like as soon as the Holiday decorations and lights come down the rest of the winter season seems to drag by and everything looks drab and boring.  But, spring is just around the corner!  It won’t be long until bulbs and spring flowers start poking their first […]

The Host Movie – Wheat Field

Several months ago CuriousCountryCreations.com was contacted by one of the set designers working on the movie “The Host” based on the book of the same name by Stephenie Meyers (Author of the best selling Twilight Series.) The movie stars actors Saoirse Ronan, Diane Kruger, Max Irons, Jake Abel, William Hurt, Frances Fisher, Chandler Canterbury and […]

Bathroom Makeover For $13

Alright, I have been showing you bits and pieces of my bathroom makeover as I made them… now it is done so it is time for the great reveal! Here is the half bathroom before the makeover: It doesn’t look too bad, but it was boring and didn’t have a finished look.  I started out […]

Painting Makes it New!

Here’s another decoration given to me by my sister that just didn’t quite go with the look I’m trying to create in my bathroom…. so, do I throw it away?  NOPE!  I get out my paint! Here is the picture of the bird before: First I painted the head, back and wings black with two […]

Anchor Upcycle Craft Project

My sister had a woman give her a bunch of unwanted beach-themed decorations… which my sister didn’t want either.  So, lucky me!!  Knowing that I am decorating my house in that theme my sister saved the decorations for me.  This is one of the items: I said “oooh, I really like it!  But I’m going […]