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[20 May 2015 | No Comment | 120 views]
Tutorial: Seashell Wreath

I’ve been feeling very inspired by seashells lately, finding different ways to work them into my decor.  One of my recent creations is this nautical seashell wreath, which would be a great way to use souvenirs from a beach vacation.  Even if you don’t have shells and rope on hand, you should still be able to make this for just a few dollars. 

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[18 May 2015 | No Comment | 249 views]
Stencil a Moroccan Accent Wall

There are a lot of really awesome, extra-large wall stencils on the market these days, but some of them come with a hefty price tag.  Want to get that all-over patterned look without buying an expensive stencil?  Sarah from While They Snooze gave a wall in her home a makeover with a DIY template made from recycled cardboard and a clever method that makes this project …

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[16 May 2015 | No Comment | 523 views]
Make a Heart Shaped Wreath Form

Wreath forms can be expensive, so we like to DIY them when we can.  Are you tired of making round wreaths  Jazz things up with this DIY heart shaped wreath form by Virgina at Fynes Designs!  This method is similar to making a pool noodle wreath, but instead of a noodle it uses pipe insulation from the plumbing section of the hardware or home improvement …

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[14 May 2015 | No Comment | 535 views]
10 Free Softie Sewing Patterns

Got a baby shower or kid’s birthday party coming up? Free plushie patterns to the rescue! You can stitch up a 100 percent unique gift for your favorite kid.

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[13 May 2015 | No Comment | 646 views]
Painting Fake Flowers

Maybe you’re redecorating a room around a specific piece.  Maybe you’re DIY-ing a wedding.  Whatever the reason, there may come a time that you find yourself needing a certain color of fake flowers, but you can’t find just the right shade.  What do you do?  You paint ’em!  Over at DIY Candy you can find a tutorial showing how to take a bouquet of faux …

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[12 May 2015 | No Comment | 293 views]
Make Simple Cap and Tassel Graduation Cards

Can you believe that graduation season will soon be upon us once again?  If you know anyone with the honor of being a grad this year, this cute and simple card idea from Jessica at Mad In Crafts is a fun idea that is easy to customize with any school colors.  This would also be a fun project if you are planning to make DIY …

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[10 May 2015 | 4 Comments | 518 views]
Tutorial: Faux Stained Glass Suncatcher

Use clear plastic containers to create faux stained glass suncatchers! They are as easy to make as they are pretty to look at.

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[6 May 2015 | Comments Off on Tutorial: Painted Dandelion T-shirt | 509 views]
Tutorial: Painted Dandelion T-shirt

There are a zillion ways you can dress up the humble t-shirt. One of our favorites is this super easy method of making dandelions – no special artistic skills required!

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[3 May 2015 | Comments Off on Tutorial: Sea Shell Picture Frame | 392 views]
Tutorial: Sea Shell Picture Frame

Want a unique way to display the shells you collect at the beach this summer? Try making this easy picture frame!

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[29 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on Tutorial: Yarn Wrapped Name Art | 509 views]
Tutorial: Yarn Wrapped Name Art

Looking for an easy way to make personalized art? Try making a yarn-wrapped name! You can make this project with or without the Loopdedoo.