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[1 Jul 2015 | No Comment | 44 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 | No Comment | 514 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 …

$10 and Beyond, Decor, Headline, High Concept, Holiday Crafts »

[22 Jun 2015 | No Comment | 346 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 …

$5 and Under, Accessories, Decor, Garden Crafts, Headline »

[21 Jun 2015 | One Comment | 582 views]
Make a Teacup Fairy Garden

Fairy gardens are hot right now!  As easy to make as they are charming, Heather shows how to make your own teacup fairy garden over at Live Craft Love.  Look for teacups at thrift stores and yard sales, where you can find some really cute ones for cheap.  If you don’t have a very green thumb, you can also use faux succulents in place of …

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[15 Jun 2015 | One Comment | 394 views]
Tutorial: Map Desk Set

Could your desk use a little help in the organization department? Make yourself a set of organizers using an assortment of items from the recycling bin! I covered mine with free maps I got while on vacation. You can use newspaper, magazine/book pages, scrapbook paper, wallpaper, music sheets, wrapping paper, or anything else you want to decorate yours!

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[13 Jun 2015 | One Comment | 491 views]
Tutorial: Gold-on-Gold Paper Lanterns

You only need two supplies to make these sweet gold-on-gold paper lanterns for between $1 and $3!

$5 and Under, Decor, Headline, Holiday Crafts, Party Crafts, Tutorials »

[10 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on Tutorial: Primitive Flag Tray | 700 views]
Tutorial: Primitive Flag Tray

Flag Day is coming up this weekend and the 4th of July is right around the corner, so it’s the perfect time to make yourself a patriotic serving tray! This one uses a simple antiquing technique to make it look like it’s been in the family for generations.

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[8 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on Make Moss Covered Letters | 441 views]
Make Moss Covered Letters

Does you Dollar Tree carry those cute little moss covered rocks? They’re great for all kinds of nature-inspired projects, like this pretty monogram by Cindy at So the Cook Said. It’s a great way to add a natural, personalized touch to your decor, and would make a great wedding or housewarming gift!

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[2 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on DIY Beach Themed Centerpiece | 578 views]
DIY Beach Themed Centerpiece

Coastal decor is a great way to incorporate beach items into your decorating, and summertime is the perfect time for maritime themed items. Here’s how you can take an old fish bowl and turn it into a catalog worthy centerpiece, for just a few bucks.

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[30 May 2015 | 3 Comments | 44,149 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.