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[3 Mar 2015 | No Comment | 417 views]
Tutorial: Mini Easter Wreath

Dollar Tree is a great place to find inexpensive styrofoam pieces for crafting.  I like to stock up on the egg shapes when Easter is here.  I combined several small styrofoam pieces to make an adorable mini wreath for Easter.  This would be cute on a dorm door, in a window, on an office bulletin board, or any other small space that could use some …

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[1 Mar 2015 | No Comment | 177 views]
Make a Glow in the Dark Penguin Family Portrait

Whether your are looking for a fun project to do with your kids or you need a fun gift idea for another family, everyone is sure to love these adorable penguins.  The project also has a secret – it glows in the dark!  It would make a super cute gift for Christmas, housewarming, or even to celebrate a new addition to the family.  [how to make …

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[25 Feb 2015 | One Comment | 1,427 views]
Tutorial:  DIY Tinted Lip Balm

Need to moisturize your lips but also want a touch of color? Turn regular lip balm into tinted lip balm! Check out how easy it is to DIY it in any shade you want using stuff from the dollar store. Your lips will feel great and look great, all for just a couple bucks. Watch the how-to video below, or keep scrolling for written …

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[23 Feb 2015 | One Comment | 279 views]
Make a No-Sew Owl Applique T-shirt

Looking for a quick and easy way to dress up a plain shirt?  Check out how Heather used some cute fabric to make these no-sew appliques!  This is a great way to use up scraps of cute fabrics – or a good excuse to buy the next adorable remnant you see.  Check out the how to on the iLoveToCreate blog!  [how to make a no-sew owl …

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[21 Feb 2015 | No Comment | 512 views]
Tutorial: Faux Cupcakes

If you enjoyed my recent faux cake slices, you’ll also love these decorative cupcakes!  It’s easy to make these in batches, so they would make great place card holders or party favors.

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[20 Feb 2015 | No Comment | 642 views]
Make a Mini Book Necklace

I love reading, so I made this mini book necklace to show my bookworm side. It turned out SO CUTE and is super easy to make, with an inexpensive pack of Miniature Books from Darice. I show how to make the necklace over at Live.Craft.Love so hop on over there to find out how: [how to make a diy book lover necklace]
Project Materials:

Darice Miniature Books
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[18 Feb 2015 | Comments Off | 450 views]
Tutorial: Easy Ring Craft (Designed by My 8 year-old!)

My eight year old son Lewis and I were playing with jewelry making supplies we got in my recent epic jewelry haul, and he designed this simple ring. He shows you how to make it in this quick video!
Project Materials:

Ring blank, $1
Embellishments, $1
Industrial glue, $1

Total: $3

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[17 Feb 2015 | Comments Off | 229 views]
Tutorial: Cloud Wall Art Sign

In addition to the dollar stores, I love to hunt the dollar bins at Michael’s craft stores.  The bins near the register are usually priced $1.50 per item, and there’s another section of the store with items that are arranged by collection and the prices range from $1-5.  These are great places to find little embellishments for projects and fun party favor items.  On my …

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[14 Feb 2015 | Comments Off | 505 views]
Tutorial: Faux Sponge Cake

Have you ever wished for a piece of cake that had no calories?  Well, wish no more!  Believe it or not, these slices of cake are actually made out of ordinary household sponges.  They would make great gifts or party decorations.  Or use them as treats for a make-believe tea party!

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[10 Feb 2015 | Comments Off | 573 views]
Tutorial: Woodland Themed Cupcake Stand

We celebrated my nephew’s first birthday recently, and my sister chose an adorable woodland gnome theme for the party. I offered to make a cupcake stand for the party and recruited my husband to help me with it (because I can’t be trusted with power tools!) I love the project that we made together! Keep reading to learn how you can make an adorable woodland …