Morena Hockley

Morena Hockley

DIY Contributor
Morena’s passion is using thrifted and inexpensive finds to craft designer inspired creations, and she excels in creating colorful, bold pieces.
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Posted in DIY Projects | by Morena Hockley, on April 6, 2017

Pallet String Art Welcome Sign DIY

Wood pallets are perfect for creating rustic pieces of home decor! The nails in the pallet I took apart inspired me to create string art on a pallet board. This rustic, unusual welcome sign will look so cheery next to my front door! Keep reading to learn how easy it is to make this string...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Morena Hockley, on March 20, 2017

Luxury Hairpin Leg Sitting Stool Tutorial

I’m crazy about Mid-Century Modern furniture, and so are a lot of other people. The high demand for these collectibles has caused the value and price of vintage items to increase quite a bit. What’s a crafty girl to do? DIY it, of course! You only need a few basic items to create this luxurious...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Morena Hockley, on March 15, 2017

Gorgeous Garden Party Centerpiece made with Thrifted Items

Spring is here and it’s the perfect time for a garden or tea themed party. Combine various thrifted items to create a beautifully unique piece of party decor. This stand would make an elegant centerpiece for any table, and it’s very easy to make! Supplies Used to make this party centerpiece: Plates (3) in different...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Morena Hockley, on December 29, 2016

Make 3D Stars for Decorating the New Years Party

You won’t believe how easy it is to make your own 3-D stars! I like to use both paper and fabric to make large three dimensional decor. These stars are a fun, inexpensive way to decorate your home. Supplies: Decorative Paper Fabric or Burlap Fabric Stiffener Wood Numbers Gold Paint Gold Thread Star Template First,...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Morena Hockley, on December 20, 2016

Paper Pieced Christmas Tree Wall Art Tutorial

Piece together patterned paper to create beautiful wall art! Funky triangles in holiday patterned paper come together to create beautiful geometric wall art that’s perfect for Christmas decorating. Supplies Used to Make this Project: Unfinished Wood Pallet Art Board Patterned paper in holiday colors Hot glue gun Tan Milk Paint Step one: Paint the unfinished...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Morena Hockley, on December 15, 2016

Adorable Christmas Ornaments You Can Make

I just love handmade Christmas ornaments! It’s fun to add a personal touch to your tree, and hanging your DIY ornaments up each year will bring back lots of fun memories. Here are two fun tutorials for some simple handmade projects: Santa and Snowman ornaments! Supplies to Make the Snowman Ornament: Styrofoam Ball (4 inches)...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Morena Hockley, on December 12, 2016

Make a Giant Christmas Countdown Tag

Christmas is a favorite holiday for many! Children and adults often find themselves counting down till the end of December. To make it easier to keep track of the Christmas countdown, I made a cheerful Santa inspired giant tag to countdown till the holidays. This fun piece of decor is very easy to make! Supplies...

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