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[17 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on Make Rainbow Sprinkle Shoes | 856 views]
Make Rainbow Sprinkle Shoes

Did you know that it’s National Ice Cream Month? In celebration of the occasion, Carrie at Dream Green DIY made shoes that honor her favorite ice cream topping: rainbow sprinkles! All you need is a pair of shoes, some paint, and a small dose of patience to make your own rainbow sprinkle kicks.

$5 and Under, Accessories, cheap crafts, Headline, Wearable Crafts »

[14 Jul 2015 | 2 Comments | 1,476 views]
Make DIY Layered Necklaces

Have you noticed the trend of layered necklaces? They are selling adorable layered necklace sets on websites like Modcloth and Anthropologie, but you don’t have to shell out for those when you can make layered necklaces yourself! Check out my tutorial over at Live.Craft.Love and make your own, from dozens of layered necklace kits. [how to make a layered necklace]
Each kit costs about $3.27 and …

$5 and Under, Decor, Headline, Kids »

[9 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Foam Flower Wreath | 1,129 views]
Make a Foam Flower Wreath

Making wreaths is one of the best crafts, for many reasons. They are easy, fun, and provide near-instant gratification. Even kids can get in on the wreath-making action, with this pretty Foam Flower Wreath I made for Live.Craft.Love. All you need is a recycled cereal box base and a foam flower kit. Easy and fun! And after they are done, your tweens, teens, or grade-schoolers …

$5 and Under, Accessories, Decor, Garden Crafts, Headline »

[21 Jun 2015 | One Comment | 1,913 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 …

$5 and Under, Decor, Headline, Holiday Crafts, Party Crafts, Tutorials »

[10 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on Tutorial: Primitive Flag Tray | 1,055 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.

$5 and Under, Garden Crafts, Headline »

[9 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Teacup Mini Garden | 241 views]
Make a Teacup Mini Garden

One of my new obsessions this summer is making tiny fairy gardens out of teacups and bowls. I have been collecting interesting looking small containers and using them to create whimsical small gardens filled with succulents and decorated with tiny rocks and miniatures. Check out all my tips and tricks for making them over at Live.Craft.Love. [how to make a teacup fairy garden]

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[3 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on Tutorial: DIY Eye Shadow Balm | 1,283 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!

$5 and Under, cheap crafts, Decor, Headline, Tutorials »

[2 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on DIY Beach Themed Centerpiece | 874 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 | 159,157 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 | 2,602 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.