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[23 Mar 2015 | No Comment | 196 views]
Tutorial: Easter Headband

Whether you have a little one around your house who would look adorable in a mini bunny top hat, or you want one for yourself to dress up for Easter (you’re never too old!), this holiday headband is a super fun project.  You can even substitute some of the store-bought materials for things out of the recycling bin, making this not only adorable but affordable too!
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[11 Mar 2015 | One Comment | 459 views]
Tutorial: Paper Towel Roll Cuff Bracelet

Heather recently ordered a mega awesome mystery box full of all kinds of fun jewelry making stuff.  And ever since, she’s been on on a roll with DIY accessories!  For this project, she created a recycled cuff bracelet out of a recycled cardboard tube and some washi tape.  It would be a great craft to do with kids!  Watchthe video below to see how to make …

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[9 Mar 2015 | One Comment | 628 views]
Tutorial: St. Patrick’s Day Headband

Have you seen the long, skinny scarves that Dollar Tree had for St. Patrick’s Day the last couple of years?  I realized that they are absolutely perfect for making fabric flowers, which inspired me to make this fun headband!  If you can’t find these scarves (the best seasonal stuff usually sells out pretty quick), then you can also substitute any long, skinny strip of fabric.
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[8 Mar 2015 | One Comment | 605 views]
Tutorial: Button Shamrock Pin

St. Patrick’s Day is quickly approaching – steer clear of those pinching fingers by wearing this cute shamrock pin!  Dig into your button jar and try this great stashbusting project; once you master the technique, you can also use it to make all kinds of other shapes as well!

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[7 Mar 2015 | Comments Off | 715 views]
Lucky Horseshoe Bracelet

Did you know you can get some basic jewelry-making supplies at the dollar store? They usually have pliers and wire cutters, which are really useful for various jewelry-making situations. Sometimes they also stock jewelry making basics like jump rings, clasps, chain, earring wires, etc. I love making jewelry, so I recently shared a very basic jewelry project over at Live.Craft.Love: a lucky horseshoe bracelet. The …

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[4 Mar 2015 | One Comment | 759 views]
Tutorial: Fairy Dust Necklace

Have you seen the adorable little bottles of nail art glitter at Dollar Tree?  They have loops on the tops that make them just beg to be turned into necklaces!  This is a great craft for kids, tweens, and teens, and would be a great activity for a birthday party or sleepover. 

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[22 Feb 2015 | Comments Off | 248 views]
Make a Dress Up Crown from Old Jeans

What do you do when you have worn out a pair of jeans? If you’re like me, you put them in a basket for future crafting purposes . If you’re even more like me, you might have a few pairs in that basket but no solid plan, ahem. Clean out your scrap basket by turning old denim and scraps into this cute play crown from Creative …

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[20 Feb 2015 | Comments Off | 816 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 | 568 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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[16 Feb 2015 | One Comment | 597 views]
Tutorial: Enameled Bottle Cap Charms

Recycle bottle caps into “enameled” charms or pendants! All it takes is a bottle cap, some nail polish, and some small embellishments. Glue a jump ring to the back of the bottle cap to make a place to hang it, or mount it on a ring blank, or use them however you wish!
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Bottle caps, on hand
Nail polish, on hand or $1 and up
Embellishments, on …