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[30 Apr 2015 | One Comment | 1,038 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 | 514 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.

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[28 Apr 2015 | One Comment | 828 views]
Tutorial: Anthropologie Globe Knockoff

In my opinion, Anthropologie has the coolest stuff but not the most budget friendly prices. I think part of what I love about their items is their artisan quality…they look hand crafted and unique, not factory made. It’s this characteristic that makes it so tempting to try to knock off Anthro items. I loved the look and the idea behind this $200 globe at Anthro, so I made my own version.

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[27 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on Tutorial: DIY Hand Mirror | 773 views]
Tutorial: DIY Hand Mirror

Every girly-girl should have a pretty hand mirror! You could buy one from the store, but if you can’t find one that you like, or you want one that is special and unique, it’s super easy to make one from scratch!

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[25 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on Make Washi Tape Pinwheel Flowers | 436 views]
Make Washi Tape Pinwheel Flowers

Spring is a great season for pinwheels – especially these flowery pinwheels!  Jessica at Mad In Crafts made these out of vellum and washi tape.  (See?  You’ve been hoarding all of that washi tape for a good reason!)  She used vellum to make hers, but any heavier paper will work well.  It’s a fun project for Mother’s Day, or for any time!

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[24 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on Tutorial: Button Bib Necklace | 624 views]
Tutorial: Button Bib Necklace

Jewelry is a classic Mother’s Day gift option, and handmade jewelry is sure to make mom happy. This bib-style necklace is a great project if you have a stash of buttons on hand; even if you have to go out and buy buttons, it shouldn’t cost you more than a few bucks!

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[21 Apr 2015 | One Comment | 1,068 views]
Tutorial: Decorative Tray from Photo Frames

With Earth Day around the corner, I thought it would be fun to share a project that uses repurposed items. I used bits and pieces from both the thrift store and my home to make a beautiful tray. I love the way it looks on my coffee table!

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[18 Apr 2015 | One Comment | 1,695 views]
Tutorial: Glass Plate Suncatcher

Liven up your windows for spring with a bright, cheerful suncatcher made from a glass plate! It’s inspired by stained glass, but unlike actual stained glass this project doesn’t require any special tools or skills.

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[15 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on Tutorial: Recycled Sunglasses Case | 747 views]
Tutorial: Recycled Sunglasses Case

Recycle a Crystal Light canister into a handy sunglasses case or eyeglasses case – just add cute contact paper. For all of those Crystal Light lovers out there who can’t bear to throw away the empty containers. check out Heather’s fun stop motion how-to video! Or if videos aren’t your thing, keep scrolling for photos and written directions.
Project estimate:

Empty Crystal Light container, on hand
Contact paper, …

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[13 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on Knotted T-shirt Tutorial | 434 views]
Knotted T-shirt Tutorial

Today I’m going to show you another really cool t-shirt cutting technique that looks complicated but is actually really simple to do! Once you get the hang of it you’ll be able to use it in different ways to alter your t-shirts.