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[6 Jan 2016 | Comments Off on Make Washi Tape Mint Tins | 1,161 views]
Make Washi Tape Mint Tins

If you eat a lot of mints, you probably have a collection of little tins. And as a crafter, you’ve kept them because you know you can do something creative with them… But what? Over at DIY Candy, Amy shared a tutorial for covering them with washi tape! It’s a quick and inexpensive way to personalize them. You can also give them an optional coat …

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[4 Jan 2016 | Comments Off on Make Animal Zipper Pouches | 555 views]
Make Animal Zipper Pouches

If one of your resolutions this year was to use up the stuff in your craft stash, here is a great project for busting that fabric stash! Over at The Fashion Dummy, you will find instructions for making easy and adorable animal zipper pouches. It’s quickest to make these with a sewing machine, but if you don’t have one, it’s a small enough project that …

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[1 Jan 2016 | Comments Off on Make Twig and Yarn Jewelry | 453 views]
Make Twig and Yarn Jewelry

Chic, easy, and inexpensive, this twig and yarn brooch from Journey into Creativity is definitely our kind of project! The tutorial is in Greek, but the pictures do a great job of demonstrating the project. The blog post is about brooches, but you could also adapt this project to make hair clips, necklaces, and more. You could even use the yarn-wrapped twig bundles to embellish decor …

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[28 Dec 2015 | Comments Off on Make Glittery New Years Headbands | 559 views]
Make Glittery New Years Headbands

Um, it’s almost 2016? Yikes, that certainly snuck up on me quick! Luckily there is still plenty of time this week to make some cute and festive accessories for ringing in the new year, like these glittery headbands from Sarah Hearts. Whip up one for yourself, or go assembly-line-style and make up a whole batch for your entire crew! 

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[18 Dec 2015 | Comments Off on Make Paper Lantern Christmas Ornaments | 949 views]
Make Paper Lantern Christmas Ornaments

This is such a clever way to make oversized Christmas ornaments for your holiday decor! Liz of Liz on Call used some paper and ribbon to quickly and easily dress up paper lanterns to make them mimic the look of traditional bulb ornaments. These would be great for holiday party decor, or as part of a backdrop of a holiday photo booth! 

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[16 Dec 2015 | Comments Off on Make Cupcake Liner Trees | 720 views]
Make Cupcake Liner Trees

Embellish your gift wrapping, handmade holiday cards, and more with these adorable little cupcake liner trees! Katrina at Splash of Something whipped them up out of some basic supplies. You could decorate these as much or as little as you want – stay simple and make plain trees, add some glitter for “snow”, glue on beads, buttons, or pompoms to create ornaments – the possibilities …

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[9 Dec 2015 | One Comment | 932 views]
Make a Yarn Pom Pom Holiday Wreath

How sweet is this yarn pom pom wreath? Jess at Make & Do Crew f0und a reindeer-adorned wreath form and transformed it with lovely, fuzzy textures. Even if you can’t find the special reindeer wreath form, you can still enjoy this cozy aspect of this look with any wreath form – even a circle of cardboard from the recycling bin! Use different weights of yarn …

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[7 Dec 2015 | One Comment | 1,242 views]
Make Stuffed Balloon Animals

Balloon animals are a fun novelty, but they typically have a short lifespan. But that isn’t the case with these balloon-animal-inspired plushes! With a little bit of cleverly-sew fabric, Angie at Little Inspiration whipped up these adorable little guys that are completely deflate proof. And much more cuddly than the actual balloon variety!

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[4 Dec 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Felt Donut Ornament | 458 views]
Make a Felt Donut Ornament

This felt donut ornament will make such a sweet addition to your Christmas tree! Holly at Revamperate stitched it up with a few basic supplies that you may even be able to dig out of your scrap pile. Know somebody with an insatiable sweet tooth? This would also make a fun gift or package decoration!

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[1 Dec 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Twine and Pom Pom Garland | 863 views]
Make a Twine and Pom Pom Garland

The other day when I was at Dollar Tree I noticed something exciting – they now carry baker’s twine! Next time you are there, grab a package of it plus some pom poms and make this super easy Christmas garland. I shared the full directions over at Mrs. Greene – including an adorable photobombing by one of my cats. (As if a cute craft wasn’t reason …