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[7 Aug 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Mini Fruit Garland | 514 views]
Make a Mini Fruit Garland

The fruit trend in crafts this summer is something we can definitely get behind – yum! And it’s no secret that we love tiny things. So, unsurprisingly, this fruity garland got our attention. Sara from Tell Love and Chocolate cleverly put this project together out of craft foam with paint and sharpie embellishments.

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[5 Aug 2015 | One Comment | 836 views]
Make DIY Spin Art

Did you ever make spin art as a kid?  It ‘s just the right amount of random and messy and bright that make it amazingly fun!  You can easily make your own spin art using one simple tool from the kitchen – a salad spinner!  Over at DIY Candy, Cheryl shared this easy method.  You’ll probably want to reserve the spinner strictly for craft purposes …

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[3 Aug 2015 | Comments Off on Make Back-to-School Glitter Mason Jars | 1,299 views]
Make Back-to-School Glitter Mason Jars

With back-to-school looming in the not-so-far-off future, it’s time to start thinking once again about teacher gifts!  These cute, glittery mason jars from Crystal at A Pumpkin & A Princess are a fun, practical project that will look fabulous displayed on your favorite teacher’s desk.  We’re especially fond of the pencil-themed jar, cleverly designed with the addition of a few stickers to give it the …

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[31 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on Make Citrus Tea Towels | 765 views]
Make Citrus Tea Towels

We love a good tea towel project, and this one is particularly cute for summer!  Sarah from Sarah Hearts used a clever combination of simple stamping and embroidery to make these fruity kitchen accessories.  If tea towels aren’t your thing, this motif would also be cute on a tote bag, a t-shirt, or any other fabric item that could use a bit of sprucing up!  [how …

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[29 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Pom Pom Ice Cream Cone Garland | 647 views]
Make a Pom Pom Ice Cream Cone Garland

National Ice Cream Month may be drawing to a close, but it’s pretty much always a good time for ice cream so we are going to keep in celebrating until the very end!  This fun ice cream garland from Karin and Freja at The Crafty Swedes very cleverly uses parts of a recycled egg carton to create cones – genius!  Go grab all of your yarn scraps …

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[27 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on Make DIY Watercolor Washi Tape | 1,071 views]
Make DIY Watercolor Washi Tape

Can’t find washi tape in the right colors to match your project?  Then make your own!  Laura at Paper & Pin used watercolor paints to make these pretty, unique tapes with a soft, ethereal quality.  For different looks, you could use the same tape-making technique with Sharpies, colored pencils, or anything else you and your collection of art supplies can dream up!  [how to make …

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[24 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on Make Leather Feather Earrings | 681 views]
Make Leather Feather Earrings

Leather feathers – as fun to say as they are to wear!  We love these chic, dangly earrings from Gina Michele.  It’s a great way to use up scraps of leather left over from other projects; if you don’t happen to have any leather on hand, old leather garments from thrift stores are also a great source of materials for this project.  If you like the …

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[22 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on Make Beach Ball Coasters | 1,063 views]
Make Beach Ball Coasters

I’m extremely fortunate to live in a town with a gorgeous, sandy beach, so beach-related decor is always a big hit around here.  As such, I get a little obsessive sometimes about coastal and beach themed craft projects.  But even if you don’t live near the beach, you can bring a bit of whimsical, summer-y flare to your home with these cute beach ball coasters …

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[15 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on Make Chalk Foam Board Dollhouse | 776 views]
Make Chalk Foam Board Dollhouse

Dollhouses are great fun, but a traditional dollhouse can be expensive and take up a lot of room.  Short of cash and storage space?  Make a collapsible dollhouse out of foam core board!  We’ve seen similar ideas before, but in this twist from Jessica at Mad In Crafts, you can write on the walls of this dollhouse with chalk!  That means you can redecorate as …

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[13 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on Tutorial: Seashell in a Bottle Necklace | 1,104 views]
Tutorial: Seashell in a Bottle Necklace

What better way to preserve the memory of your beach vacation this summer than bringing a little piece of the beach home with you?  The beach is a treasure trove of tiny shells, rocks, and bits of glass; gather up some of these itty bitty pretties and use them to make your very own beach-in-a-bottle necklace.  (Not headed to the beach any time soon?  You …