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[14 Mar 2016 | One Comment | 716 views]
How to Tint Your Lip Balm

Are you a huge lip balm junkie? I am, but I also like a little color on my lips. I figured out this way to tint my lip balm with old lipsticks – no extra ingredients needed! You probably already have everything you need to do this, so what are you waiting for? I shared my instructions for tinting your own lip balm at eBay: …

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[11 Mar 2016 | Comments Off on Make Pom Pom Easter Bunnies | 704 views]
Make Pom Pom Easter Bunnies

Got yarn scraps? Turn them into Easter decorations! Over at Blitsy, Meghan shows how to turn your odds and ends of yarn into these adorable pom pom bunnies. You can also use the same basic method with different features to make a variety of other animals or creatures. They will look so cute decorating your Easter baskets or tucked into your spring decor!  [how to …

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[26 Feb 2016 | Comments Off on Make Easy Easter Embroidery Hoop Art | 163 views]
Make Easy Easter Embroidery Hoop Art

As quick and easy as it is adorable, this easy Easter embroidery pattern by Wendi at Shiny Happy World will have you stitching up a storm! If you have a collection of scraps and remnants, whipping up a collection of this cute embroidery hoop art is a great way to use of some of those treasured bits you’ve been saving. And if you don’t have …

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[17 Feb 2016 | Comments Off on Make Ink Splatter Votive Holders | 565 views]
Make Ink Splatter Votive Holders

If you are in the market for plain glass candle holders, the dollar store has got you covered. But what if you want something a little more colorful? Check out these splatter-y votive holders from Sara at Bitz & Giggles, who used alcohol inks to add a funky pop of color to some plain glass vessels. You can also use this technique with mason jars, …

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[15 Feb 2016 | Comments Off on Make a Cardboard Box Road | 159 views]
Make a Cardboard Box Road

Is there a cardboard box in your recycling bin? If you also have a little one who loves to play with cars, turn that box into a cardboard road, complete with a neighborhood! Stef at Non Toy Gifts shows how to make this quick, cheap project with just a box and some paint. What will line your streets? Trees, houses, a farm, maybe even an …

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[12 Feb 2016 | One Comment | 955 views]
Make Wire Tulip Bookmarks

Do you have Spring Fever? Muhaiminah at The Craftaholic Witch has the cure – these super cute wire bookmarks in the shape of flowers! All you need to make them is some wire and some pliers. Follow her simple directions and you will have a wire tulip in just minutes, and then you can think warm and sunny thoughts as you finish up the rest of …

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[8 Feb 2016 | Comments Off on Make Recycled Can Candles | 556 views]
Make Recycled Can Candles

If you are like me, you probably have an overflowing recycling bin pretty much all the time – if it’s recyclable, it never goes in the trash! That means I also have a fairly unlimited source of craft supplies. Dig into your recycling bin and make these gorgeous candles by Lindsey at Lindsey Crafter. If you like to save all of your odds and ends …

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[5 Feb 2016 | Comments Off on Make 3D Tissue Paper Hearts | 405 views]
Make 3D Tissue Paper Hearts

Add some dimension to your Valentine’s Day decorations with these fabulous 3D tissue paper hearts! Emma at Gathering Beauty whipped them up with just two ingredients: tissue paper and thread! Go raid your gift wrapping supplies for your stash of tissue paper, plug in your sewing machine, and head over to her tutorial to see how easy these are! 

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[29 Jan 2016 | Comments Off on Make Paper Cup Love Bugs | 607 views]
Make Paper Cup Love Bugs

When Carissa at Creative Green Living found a sleeve of crushed red paper cups, she knew they wouldn’t be much good for holding liquids, but she didn’t just want to throw them away. Instead, she used them for a fun Valentine’s Day kids craft! With an assortment of basic craft supplies, you can make a nearly endless variety of cute little critters. Set out the …

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[25 Jan 2016 | Comments Off on Make a Miniature Dollhouse Cutting Board | 817 views]
Make a Miniature Dollhouse Cutting Board

We were asking around to our blogger friends about what the big trends will be this year, and a prediction was made that all things tiny are going to be huge! We’ve longtime fans of DIY dollhouse miniatures, so we were delighted to see this itty-bitty, realistic looking cutting board. Stella at Simplystella’s Sketchbook made it out of just paper and paint! Her instructions even …