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[6 Jul 2015 | No Comment | 77 views]
Make Geometric Washi Stenciled Coasters

If you are a washi tape collector, chances are you have more of the stuff than you know what to do with.  Know the feeling?  Here is a creative use you might not hav thought about – use washi in varying widths to stencil fun and funky patterns!  Over at the blog Ludorn you can find these snazzy geometric coasters.  The instructions are in German, …

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[17 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on Make Firecracker Party Favors | 484 views]
Make Firecracker Party Favors

Can you believe that the 4th of July is just a little over two weeks away?  (Is anyone else’s summer flying by waaaaay to fast?)  If you’re planning a get-together over the upcoming holiday weekend, remember that no party is complete without party favors!  These cute firecracker favors from Vanessa at Tried & True are quick and easy, and you can churn out a whole …

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[13 Jun 2015 | One Comment | 561 views]
Tutorial: Gold-on-Gold Paper Lanterns

You only need two supplies to make these sweet gold-on-gold paper lanterns for between $1 and $3!

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[3 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on Tutorial: DIY Eye Shadow Balm | 979 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 | 623 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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[1 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on Make Clothespin Biplanes | 626 views]
Make Clothespin Biplanes

Our friend Amanda at Crafts by Amanda is constantly coming up with amazing, low-cost craft ideas for kids.  She recently shared these absolutely adorable biplanes, made out of clothespins and popsicle sticks.  These are painted up as military planes, but the possibilities for a paint job are endless – check out her blog to see another pair she made that are painted up as Snoopy and …

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[30 May 2015 | 3 Comments | 56,798 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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[26 May 2015 | Comments Off on Tutorial: Glittery Hair Bow Organizer | 524 views]
Tutorial: Glittery Hair Bow Organizer

This hair bow organizer is a pretty way to keep little girl’s hair bows neatly organized. It makes a great gift, too!

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[24 May 2015 | Comments Off on Make Plastic Dollar Store Containers Look Like Metal | 1,584 views]
Make Plastic Dollar Store Containers Look Like Metal

Dollar Tree has some really cute plastic storage containers, but their bright color scheme might not match your room.  No problem!  Carrie at Lovely Etc. took some dollar store containers and gave them a faux metal makeover using a technique that involves layering multiple different kinds of paint. The result has a vintage appearance that will blend much more subtly into your decor. [how to make …

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[19 May 2015 | One Comment | 2,100 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.