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[21 Jun 2015 | One Comment | 577 views]
Make a Teacup Fairy Garden

Fairy gardens are hot right now!  As easy to make as they are charming, Heather shows how to make your own teacup fairy garden over at Live Craft Love.  Look for teacups at thrift stores and yard sales, where you can find some really cute ones for cheap.  If you don’t have a very green thumb, you can also use faux succulents in place of …

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[10 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on Tutorial: Primitive Flag Tray | 700 views]
Tutorial: Primitive Flag Tray

Flag Day is coming up this weekend and the 4th of July is right around the corner, so it’s the perfect time to make yourself a patriotic serving tray! This one uses a simple antiquing technique to make it look like it’s been in the family for generations.

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[3 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on Tutorial: DIY Eye Shadow Balm | 766 views]
Tutorial: DIY Eye Shadow Balm

Heather’s favorite eye shadow isn’t a standard powder; instead, it comes in the form of a balm-like stick. Curious if she could recreate this type of product herself, she tried this fun experiment with dollar store lip balm and eye shadow!

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[2 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on DIY Beach Themed Centerpiece | 578 views]
DIY Beach Themed Centerpiece

Coastal decor is a great way to incorporate beach items into your decorating, and summertime is the perfect time for maritime themed items. Here’s how you can take an old fish bowl and turn it into a catalog worthy centerpiece, for just a few bucks.

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[30 May 2015 | 3 Comments | 43,808 views]
Tutorial: DIY Geodes

To make beautiful geodes in your own kitchen you need more patience and time than anything else! Here is the basic recipe to start you off in the world of beautiful geodes.

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[19 May 2015 | One Comment | 2,054 views]
Tutorial: Faux Sea Glass Bottles

Make a Faux Sea Glass Bottle – Sea glass is still so popular, and it’s a beautiful way to decorate your home in the summer. Rather than buying new decorative accents, you can make your own using a few simple items plus recyclables.

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[17 May 2015 | 2 Comments | 1,443 views]
Make a Map Necklace

Is there a place that is close to your heart?  Perhaps you have fond memories of special times in a certain city, or maybe you need a going away present for someone who is spreading their wings and leaving their hometown.  There are lots of great reasons why you might want to make this beautiful map pendant by Adrianne at Happy Hour Projects!  Similarly, you …

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[15 May 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Faux Succulent Planter with Frames | 1,364 views]
Make a Faux Succulent Planter with Frames

Has your Dollar Tree gotten faux succulents in stock yet?  We are super excited about them and love all of the ideas we’ve seen using them!  Over at Anything & Everything, Tara used a few dollar store picture frames to create a terrarium-style planter for her plastic succulents.  It looks totally high-end but you can make one for just a few bucks, and since the …

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[11 May 2015 | Comments Off on How to Paint A Princess Glass | 1,171 views]
How to Paint A Princess Glass

Not too long ago, someone posted pictured of Princess inspired wine glasses. Someone asked how to make them, and I offered to make a tutorial for the project. It took a while, but here it is: how to make glittery princess wine glasses!

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[9 May 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Perler Bead Rose Tray | 651 views]
Make a Perler Bead Rose Tray

They were one of my favorite childhood activities, but perler beads are not just for kids anymore!  Checkout this fab rose tray made by Vanessa at Tried & True.  It reminds me of a cross stitch motif, and I absolutely love it!  She even offers up a free printable template to follow so you can replicate her design easily.  Or use the tray idea without …