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 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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Posted in DIY Projects | by Morena Hockley, on December 8, 2016

Woodlands Themed Decorative Christmas Shadowbox

Woodland themed decor is still all the rage this holiday season! It’s hard not to be enamored with beautiful forest animals. Compliment your rustic Christmas decor with a sweet monochromatic woodland themed Christmas tree shadowbox. This unexpected piece of holiday decor will add some whimsy to your decorating this winter. Supplies Used to Make Woodland...

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Posted in Uncategorized | by Morena Hockley, on December 2, 2016

Shadowbox Christmas Ornament Tutorial

I’m crazy about metallic accents, and I was so excited to find these wood shadowboxes that are trimmed with both leather and copper!  I decided to play off the rugged and metallic finishes on the shadow box to create rustic holiday decor. This beautiful decorative project is so easy to make…you’ll want to make one...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Morena Hockley, on November 21, 2016

Turn A Rake Into A Wine Glass Holder

I love shabby chic and rustic decor! I especially enjoy decorating with discarded and thrifted items. Today I’m going to show you how to turn an old rake head into an attractive, functional wine glass holder. Supplies Used: Metal rake head Gold Glaze Washcloth Spray on sealer Burlap fabric Glue gun or needle and thread...

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