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[19 May 2015 | No Comment | 551 views]
Tutorial: Faux Sea Glass Bottles

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.  Don’t worry if you don’t feel like you’re very artistic!  Stencils make it easy for all of us to create beautiful, professional looking home decor projects.  I used a …

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[15 May 2015 | No Comment | 501 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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[14 May 2015 | No Comment | 453 views]
10 Free Softie Sewing Patterns

Got a baby shower or kid’s birthday party coming up? Free plushie patterns to the rescue! You can stitch up a 100 percent unique gift for your favorite kid.

$1 and Free, cheap crafts, Decor, Headline, Weddings »

[13 May 2015 | No Comment | 605 views]
Painting Fake Flowers

Maybe you’re redecorating a room around a specific piece.  Maybe you’re DIY-ing a wedding.  Whatever the reason, there may come a time that you find yourself needing a certain color of fake flowers, but you can’t find just the right shade.  What do you do?  You paint ’em!  Over at DIY Candy you can find a tutorial showing how to take a bouquet of faux …

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[11 May 2015 | No Comment | 800 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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[10 May 2015 | 4 Comments | 506 views]
Tutorial: Faux Stained Glass Suncatcher

Use clear plastic containers to create faux stained glass suncatchers! They are as easy to make as they are pretty to look at.

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[8 May 2015 | No Comment | 1,151 views]
Make Pool Noodle Luminaries

Pool noodles are back on the shelf at Dollar Tree!  There are a lot of great ideas out there for using pool noodles in crafts, including these cute luminaries by Jill at Create Craft Love.  You can even float them in the pool!  How cool is that?  They’ll be great for creating mood lighting at your summer parties!  [how to make pool noodle luminaries]
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[6 May 2015 | Comments Off on Tutorial: Painted Dandelion T-shirt | 500 views]
Tutorial: Painted Dandelion T-shirt

There are a zillion ways you can dress up the humble t-shirt. One of our favorites is this super easy method of making dandelions – no special artistic skills required!

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[5 May 2015 | One Comment | 2,490 views]
Tutorial: Wire Wrapped Bead Rings

I’m going to warn you right now that this project is addictive!  Once you get the hang of it you won’t want to stop making these beautiful wire wrapped bead rings.  They’re quick to make, and I ended up making almost a dozen in just an hour.  This project would make a pretty last minute Mother’s Day or Teacher Appreciation day gift. This is also …

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[2 May 2015 | Comments Off on Make Paint Stir Stick Garden Markers | 223 views]
Make Paint Stir Stick Garden Markers

Need garden markers on the cheap?  Jennifer from Just JP has a great idea for you – DIY some out of paint stir sticks!  You may even have the stir sticks laying around already – I know that whenever I buy paint at my local hardware store, they always give me more of them than I actually need, so I usually have a stash of spares in …