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[2 Sep 2015 | No Comment | 138 views]
DIY Metallic Crafts for Organization

Metallics are super trendy these days, and our friend Tanner from A Little Craft In Your Day recently shared a couple of organizational projects that involve metallic paint.  These projects – painted wooden bowls and animal bookends – would be great for DIY dorm decor!  Look for the plastic animals at the dollar store, and check yard sales and thrift stores for wooden bowls on the …

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[31 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on Make Citrus Tea Towels | 766 views]
Make Citrus Tea Towels

We love a good tea towel project, and this one is particularly cute for summer!  Sarah from Sarah Hearts used a clever combination of simple stamping and embroidery to make these fruity kitchen accessories.  If tea towels aren’t your thing, this motif would also be cute on a tote bag, a t-shirt, or any other fabric item that could use a bit of sprucing up!  [how …

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[29 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Pom Pom Ice Cream Cone Garland | 653 views]
Make a Pom Pom Ice Cream Cone Garland

National Ice Cream Month may be drawing to a close, but it’s pretty much always a good time for ice cream so we are going to keep in celebrating until the very end!  This fun ice cream garland from Karin and Freja at The Crafty Swedes very cleverly uses parts of a recycled egg carton to create cones – genius!  Go grab all of your yarn scraps …

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[22 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on Make Beach Ball Coasters | 1,066 views]
Make Beach Ball Coasters

I’m extremely fortunate to live in a town with a gorgeous, sandy beach, so beach-related decor is always a big hit around here.  As such, I get a little obsessive sometimes about coastal and beach themed craft projects.  But even if you don’t live near the beach, you can bring a bit of whimsical, summer-y flare to your home with these cute beach ball coasters …

$10 and Beyond, Decor, Headline, Holiday Crafts, Tutorials »

[20 Jul 2015 | One Comment | 1,161 views]
Tutorial: American Flag Bandana Wreath

It’s always a good time for showing off your patriotic pride! Whether you use it to display for patriotic holidays, you show it in support of a national sports team, or you just want to add a bit of red, white, and blue to your decor, this American flag inspired bandana wreath is a fabulous way to dress up any wall or door.

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[9 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Foam Flower Wreath | 1,020 views]
Make a Foam Flower Wreath

Making wreaths is one of the best crafts, for many reasons. They are easy, fun, and provide near-instant gratification. Even kids can get in on the wreath-making action, with this pretty Foam Flower Wreath I made for Live.Craft.Love. All you need is a recycled cereal box base and a foam flower kit. Easy and fun! And after they are done, your tweens, teens, or grade-schoolers …

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[6 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on Make Geometric Washi Stenciled Coasters | 569 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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[1 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Polka Dot Mirror | 838 views]
Make a Polka Dot Mirror

The dollar store pretty much always has mirrors on the shelf, but generally they are lacking in personality.  Kimbo from A Girl and a Glue Gun grabbed one of those plain mirrors recently and, with a little bit of wood, gave it a makeover worthy of a high-end catalog!  Head over to her blog for the step-by-step, with minimal power tool use required!  [how to …

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[24 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on Transfer Inkjet Images to Wood | 2,465 views]
Transfer Inkjet Images to Wood

There are lots of different methods for transferring printed images onto various surfaces.  We really like the simplicity and the finished look of this fun version shared by Cami at Tidbits, which uses wax paper for a quick, no-mess transfer.  She used botanical prints to make gorgeous coasters, but you can do this with lots of other wood surfaces as well, so this opens up …

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[22 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Button Flag Tray | 850 views]
Make a Button Flag Tray

Serve up your 4th of July treats in style with this DIY button flag tray!  Angie from The Country Chic Cottage transformed a plain wooden tray into a festive, party-ready piece that will add funky charm to your holiday spread.  Make it out of a new, unfinished wood tray, or look for an old tray at thrift stores or garage sales and give it a …