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[5 Jan 2017 | No Comment | 133 views]
Turquoise & Red Valentine Heart Wreath

I have a lot of random jewelry components in my Craft Hoarder’s Paradise™ (aka, my garage), so I’ve been dipping into that stash to create my latest wreaths. For today’s wreath, I used a color palette I’m very fond of (turquoise and red) to create a small fun and funky wreath that has a bit of a folk art/Scandinavian flavor: a Red & Turquoise Valentine …

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[4 Jan 2017 | No Comment | 190 views]
Novelty Yarn & Gemstone Wreath

Have you every succumbed to the siren’s song of novelty yarn? Today’s wreath project answers the age-old question “Now that I bought this novelty yarn that looked so cool in the store, what the heck will I do with it?” In an attempt to use the stuff in my stash, I created this Novelty Yarn Wreath, covered with plastic gemstones, and full of a kaleidoscope …

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[3 Jan 2017 | No Comment | 149 views]
Tea & Frosting Decoden Wreath

Today’s wreath will teach you how to decorate a wreath form with frosting-like clay (decoden), and embed an adorable tiny tea set, creating the cutest wreath for tea lovers. I got the wreath form at the dollar store, and the rest of the supplies for this craft from my stash. This wreath is super easy to make, and it looks so darn cute when it’s …

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[2 Jan 2017 | Comments Off on Mixed Media Paper Star Wreath | 422 views]
Mixed Media Paper Star Wreath

Did you hear that I’m making a wreath every day? Today I made a paper collage wreath created out of  mixed media pages from one of my journals, then punched into star shapes. I love how it turned out – it has a happy, colorful quality that also evokes graffiti and found objects. If you have some scrap paper and spare art supplies, you can …

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[1 Jan 2017 | Comments Off on Make a Recycled Gift Wrap Wreath | 311 views]
Make a Recycled Gift Wrap Wreath

Today I would like to show you how I took my favorite gift wrap from the holiday season and re-purposed it into a new wreath! I used stuff I got at the dollar store, and things I already had in my craft stash to make a cute and funny wreath that I’m excited to hang up in my office. Do you have extra gift wrap …

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[1 Jan 2017 | 5 Comments | 363 views]
A Wreath a Day: Is She Crazy?

I’ve made a new commitment for 2017: I am going to make a wreath a day for the entire year! That’s 365 wreaths, and I am gonna make them all!
First I want to tell you about the rules I have laid out for myself:

I will make 365 wreaths this year
I will focus on using materials I already have in my stash (read: my full garage …

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[16 Dec 2016 | One Comment | 347 views]
Make a Magnetic Photo Advent Calendar

My mom collects Advent calendars, and also loves crafts that feature photos of her favorite people, so I used her interests as inspiration for my newest Advent calendar craft: a Magnetic Photo Advent Calendar. This project uses some items from the dollar store, and some from the craft store, and the instructions can be found over at MyPrintly: [Magnetic Photo Advent Calendar]
It might be a …