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6 Steps to a Beautiful Charcuterie Board Display

6 Steps to a Beautiful Charcuterie Board Display

I love to put together a beautiful meat and cheese board. Some of my friends would call me a little fanatical about it! In my opinion, it is the perfect appetizer! I’m often asked “What is a charcuterie board?” and what to put on a charcuterie board.  Here it is – all the charcuterie board ingredients.  These tips will guide you to creating the best charcuterie board for your next event. Step 1: The Platter Making a charcuterie board starts with a really great foundation. You can find...

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10 Tips to Decorate your Home Office

10 Tips to Decorate your Home Office

Your home office should be a place where you feel comfortable, energized, and motivated to get work done. The environment should encourage mindfulness and feed your creativity, so you can be productive every day. If your home office décor isn’t up to the mark, you’ll end up procrastinating, missing deadlines, and feeling dejected. First of all, you need an appropriate space to turn into a home office. Your workplace cannot be some cramped closet or the corner of your bedroom. You need a dedicated area, which is...

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4 Great Ways to Decorate Your Classroom This Year

4 Great Ways to Decorate Your Classroom This Year

August is here and it is time to freshen up your classroom for this year’s students.  What would brighten up your walls this year – a new hall pass, an inspirational sign, a welcome sign for your door, or a subject specific decoration?  The Rustic Brush has something for every teacher! Hall Passes Our display boards have been revitalized and can now be used as an awesome display of hall passes for any classroom!  These projects are the perfect size (16.5″ x 5.5″) to hang right next to your...

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6 Ways to Improve the Learning Environment in Your Own Home

6 Ways to Improve the Learning Environment in Your Own Home

Learning isn’t limited to the confines of the classroom – but it doesn’t hurt to set up a space dedicated to learning in your home, a kind of classroom away from the classroom. Millions of parents and kids got a crash course in creating a home learningenvironment a couple of years ago, but now might be the right time to go back and thoughtfully improve the learning environment in your home. You’ll not only set up your kids for the next school year, you’ll encourage a lifelong love of learning just by making that...

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7 Renovations That Can Impact Your Home Insurance

7 Renovations That Can Impact Your Home Insurance

American homeowners spend over $400 billion each year on DIY projects, renovations and home repairs. Homeowners may be updating their existing homes to better fit the needs of their family, hoping to increase their home’s value in a hot housing market, making necessary repairs to maintain the condition of their properties or more resilient to withstand the wrath of Mother Nature. While a remodeling project can make your space your own or increase your home’s resale value, you should consider how these home...

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Remembering a Loved One with Crafts

Remembering a Loved One with Crafts

Losing someone we love is bound to fill us with complicated, hard-to-process emotions. For many people, one of the best ways to express those tough thoughts and feelings is through art and creativity. And luckily, there are many ways to honor someone with a DIY memorial or remembrance craft project.  Here are some unique crafts for people of all ages to help memorialize someone who’s passed away. You could use these ideas to create unique gifts for grieving loved ones or just honor the departed in a hands-on way....

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DIY Accessories for The Perfect OOTD

DIY Accessories for The Perfect OOTD

Have you ever done a final outfit check before heading out and felt like something was missing? You may have forgotten to do one thing: accessorize. Not only do accessories add the finishing touch to your finished OOTD or outfit of the day, but they also bring out your amazing personal style. And our favorite way to let our personality shine is through DIY accessories! It may be convenient to just drive to the nearest mall and buy your accessories, but DIY is also a great option. Here are some reasons why we...

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3 Popular Private Parties at The Rustic Brush

3 Popular Private Parties at The Rustic Brush

Are you looking for something to do that’s different, exciting, and new? Looking for private parties available near you?  The Rustic Brush is a DIY craft studio that offers a variety of projects you can choose from. Some private parties examples we offer are for birthdays, team building, and girls night out!  Below, we’ll go over just a few of the many private parties we offer. Contact a local studio near you to book today! Birthday Parties We offer a variety of birthday party packages at our DIY...

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Backyard Activities To Teach Kids About The Environment

Backyard Activities To Teach Kids About The Environment

Coaxing children into the backyards is child’s play, but you may have to work at it to use outdoor playtime as an opportunity to teach them about their environment. We’ve gathered a handful of DIY projects to get a little dirty, have some fun, and open the back door to learning.   Plant a Garden Getting kids to play in the dirt won’t be a challenge. Getting them cleaned up? That’s a task you can tackle later. Installing a few planters or reimagining your garden beds will create beauty and opportunity. Older...

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The Top 4 DIY Gifts for Mom

The Top 4 DIY Gifts for Mom

We’ve been making gifts for Mom since we were little.  Remember making homemade cards in school with your handprint and a sweet message?  We guarantee it was one of her most treasured gifts.  Don’t stop making Mom special gifts just because you are older.  Here are our top 4 ideas for things you can DIY for your Mom that she is sure to LOVE!   Floral Arrangement Who didn’t pick a flower (or weed) for Mom on their way home from the school bus or on the soccer field instead of kicking the...

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