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 October 22, 2017

DIY Spooky Halloween Lanterns

Halloween is my favorite holiday to decorate for! I love quick projects that help me get my home in the Halloween spirit. These three spooky Halloween lanterns are quick and easy to make. Supplies Used: Various sized lanterns Clear printable labels Vellum paper Small decorative skulls Candle holder Decorative bird cage Spray Paint Battery operated...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Morena Hockley, on October 17, 2017

Beautiful Wood Slice Wreath for Fall

I love to pair natural items with a bit of shimmer and color, and that’s what I did with this fall wreath project. I combined bark edged wood round pieces with gold shimmer spray and fabric flowers to make this pretty fall themed wreath. Create rustic charm for your home by adding this round wood...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Morena Hockley, on August 31, 2017

Make a Shelf by Using Repurposed Wood Shutters

I love to find ways to turn unwanted items into something fresh, new, and functional. I’m always on the hunt at thrift stores and places like Habitat for Humanity to find “stuff” that I can make over. Wood window shutters are a great item to buy when you find them because they are usually inexpensive,...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Morena Hockley, on August 22, 2017

Flamingo Door Wreath Made from a Ceiling Medallion

When I picked up this ceiling medallion at a garage sale I wasn’t sure exactly what I’d do with it. As I looked at it, I decided it reminded me of a shining sun. The sun makes me think of being outside, so that’s where I decided to hang the medallion. This cheery sun inspired...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Morena Hockley, on July 13, 2017

How To Reupholster An Ottoman With Faux Fur

A lot of us have out dated furniture that is still functional but just looks old and sad. This dingy ottoman is a perfect example. I found it at the thrift store, and it was solid and clean with no stains. It just looked so dated! Since the piece was still in good shape, I...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Morena Hockley, on June 26, 2017

Floral Fourth of July Table Decor DIY

This floral Fourth of July table decor project is perfect for outdoor barbecues and picnics. The bark on the wood rounds help retain a natural, rustic, look that combines well with the brightly colored flowers. This quick project will look great at your holiday get together! Supplies Used to Make Floral Fourth of July Table...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Morena Hockley, on June 12, 2017

DIY Rustic Wood Cake Stand

Create a pretty cake or cupcake stand that is perfect for parties and social gatherings! This rustic wood slice stand is easy to make and you can customize it with any color you like. If you love mason jars and country chic styling then you’ll love this project! Supplies Used to make a Rustic Wood...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Morena Hockley, on June 5, 2017

Make Flamingo Planters for Your Summer Decorating

I’m crazy about decorating with flamingos!  What’s not to love about these colorful, elegant birds? They just scream “summer!” to me. With inexpensive plastic flamingos so easy to find this time of year, it’s time to get crafting with them!  Let me show you how simple it is to turn plastic pink flamingos into metallic...

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