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[3 May 2015 | Comments Off on Tutorial: Sea Shell Picture Frame | 406 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 | 518 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.

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[25 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on Make Washi Tape Pinwheel Flowers | 439 views]
Make Washi Tape Pinwheel Flowers

Spring is a great season for pinwheels – especially these flowery pinwheels!  Jessica at Mad In Crafts made these out of vellum and washi tape.  (See?  You’ve been hoarding all of that washi tape for a good reason!)  She used vellum to make hers, but any heavier paper will work well.  It’s a fun project for Mother’s Day, or for any time!

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[24 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on Tutorial: Button Bib Necklace | 627 views]
Tutorial: Button Bib Necklace

Jewelry is a classic Mother’s Day gift option, and handmade jewelry is sure to make mom happy. This bib-style necklace is a great project if you have a stash of buttons on hand; even if you have to go out and buy buttons, it shouldn’t cost you more than a few bucks!

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[22 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on Tutorial: Glitter Bee Necklace | 809 views]
Tutorial: Glitter Bee Necklace

Elevate a plastic bee with a sparkly makeover, turning it into a trendy necklace.

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[21 Apr 2015 | One Comment | 1,077 views]
Tutorial: Decorative Tray from Photo Frames

With Earth Day around the corner, I thought it would be fun to share a project that uses repurposed items. I used bits and pieces from both the thrift store and my home to make a beautiful tray. I love the way it looks on my coffee table!

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[20 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on Tutorial: Hanging Mason Jar Candle Holders | 1,133 views]
Tutorial: Hanging Mason Jar Candle Holders

We firmly believe that the three Rs should be done in order – first reduce the amount of waste you create, then reuse everything you possibly can, and finally recycle whatever is left over.
You probably use a lot of products, especially food products, that come in glass jars. How can you reuse all of those jars? One way is to use them as candle holders! …

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[19 Apr 2015 | One Comment | 780 views]
Make a Bird Nest Necklace

Spring is a time of growth and renewal, and that includes baby birdies!  Celebrate the season with Heather’s stylized bird nest necklace over at Live Craft Love.  She used freshwater pearls for her “eggs”, but you can use any beads you happen to have on hand.

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[18 Apr 2015 | One Comment | 1,703 views]
Tutorial: Glass Plate Suncatcher

Liven up your windows for spring with a bright, cheerful suncatcher made from a glass plate! It’s inspired by stained glass, but unlike actual stained glass this project doesn’t require any special tools or skills.

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[15 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on Tutorial: Recycled Sunglasses Case | 750 views]
Tutorial: Recycled Sunglasses Case

Recycle a Crystal Light canister into a handy sunglasses case or eyeglasses case – just add cute contact paper. For all of those Crystal Light lovers out there who can’t bear to throw away the empty containers. check out Heather’s fun stop motion how-to video! Or if videos aren’t your thing, keep scrolling for photos and written directions.
Project estimate:

Empty Crystal Light container, on hand
Contact paper, …