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[1 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on Make Clothespin Biplanes | 688 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 | 94,267 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 | 558 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 | 1,696 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 | 2,209 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.

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[15 May 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Faux Succulent Planter with Frames | 1,469 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 | Comments Off on 10 Free Softie Sewing Patterns | 1,493 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 | 1,150 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 | 1,238 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 | 1,096 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.