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[14 May 2015 | Comments Off on 10 Free Softie Sewing Patterns | 1,230 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.

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[13 May 2015 | Comments Off on Painting Fake Flowers | 1,088 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 | Comments Off on How to Paint A Princess Glass | 1,168 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 | 1,023 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 | Comments Off on Make Pool Noodle Luminaries | 1,806 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]
Project estimate:

Pool …

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[6 May 2015 | Comments Off on Tutorial: Painted Dandelion T-shirt | 717 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 | 3,873 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 | 378 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 …

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[30 Apr 2015 | One Comment | 1,161 views]
10 Ways to Update Last Year’s Sunglasses

Spring is my absolute favorite season. Cold and dark weather and I do not get along, and I love that spring is the furthest we’ll get from winter. Bring on the sunshine, and pull out those sunglasses! And give them a crafty makeover while you’re at it.

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[29 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on Tutorial: Yarn Wrapped Name Art | 601 views]
Tutorial: Yarn Wrapped Name Art

Looking for an easy way to make personalized art? Try making a yarn-wrapped name! You can make this project with or without the Loopdedoo.