Repurpose Cans and Jars Easily


Let’s talk about how to repurpose cans and jars easily. We all have these in our recycling bins so how about make these containers useful and pretty. As an example, I have many empty cans of Caffe D’Vita. By the way I highly recommend giving this a try. It’s delicious and it’s my one indulgence […]

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Dry Brush Flower Planters


Do you have flower containers that need a facelift? I sure do and I’m sharing how to dry brush flower planters it’s an easy and quick way to give these a new look! How perfect is this? Well, let me tell you how updating planters began. Before I plant my summer blooms, I take my […]

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Update A Dining Room Table

Let’s see how to update a dining room table. Can I Paint My Table Without Sanding? One question many may have is can I paint my table without sanding to update the piece? The answer is yes, milk paint is an option as well as chalk paint. Sanding isn’t necessary if the furniture is in […]

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DIY Gold Leafing Sheets

dark waxing over gold leaf

DIY gold leafing sheets is an easy ad elegant process to add to pieces we find. Have you ever wanted to try gold leafing sheets? Have you been wondering how difficult and messy adding gold leafing sheets can be? Well today at Cloches & Lavender I am going to share information about using gold leafing […]

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Make Old Wood Pretty?

How to make old wood pretty. Wouldn’t you love to know how to make old wood look pretty? Today is also Do It Over Designers, where we take a piece and make it over. Please take the time to visit these talented ladies! The links are at the end of my post. Before I get […]

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Make Christmas Sign Easily

Christmas Sign

How to make a Christmas sign easily is a quick and fast craft. By the way, this also makes a wonderful gift! This homemade sign is truly a fun piece to have for the holiday season. It can hang as a wreath, also display it on a table top with pinecones and bottle brush trees. […]

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