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[21 Apr 2015 | One Comment | 366 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!
Project estimate:

Frame (11 x14), on hand or $1 and up
Drawer Pulls, on hand or $1 and up
Glue, on …

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[20 Apr 2015 | No Comment | 472 views]
Tutorial: Hanging Mason Jar Candle Holder

Hanging Jar with Tea Light Tutorial

Project estimate:

Jar, on hand
Wire, on hand or $1 and pup
Candle, on hand or $1
Glue, on hand
Food coloring, on hand
Epsom salt (optional), on hand or $1

Total:  Free and up!

Clean the jar and dry. Depending on the size of your jar, add white glue and food colouring. I used one drop of green and two drops of yellow. With a sponge brush, mix …

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[18 Apr 2015 | No Comment | 584 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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[12 Apr 2015 | Comments Off | 339 views]
Make a Kid Art Collage Quilt

Who doesn’t love kid art?  Heather recently took the artwork of her son’s third grade class to a new level with this fun quilt idea!  In addition to being a great classroom activity, you could also have your child do an entire quilt themselves over time.  If you have a large family, each grandchild could make a square to present as a fabulous gift for …

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[10 Apr 2015 | Comments Off | 298 views]
Make an Easy Photo Wall

In this age where everyone with a smartphone is essentially carrying around a digital camera in their pocket at all times, what do you do with those photos?  Do you just post them to Facebook or Instagram?  Or do you still enjoy printing your photos?  Over at MyPrintly, Heather shared how she turned some Instagram memories into an easy and adorable photo display.  It’s a great …

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[4 Apr 2015 | 3 Comments | 1,101 views]
Tutorial:  Pool Noodle Wreath Form

There are a million ways to make a wreath, and one of our favorites methods uses a pool noodle as an inexpensive wreath form.  Dollar Tree has started getting spring and summer seasonal items in stock, so it’s the perfect time to stock up on noodles for all of your wreath making needs!  This wreath won’t warp or melt when using hot glue.

Project estimate:

Pool noodle, …

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[24 Mar 2015 | Comments Off | 516 views]
Tutorial: Flocked Easter Bunnies from Eggs

Have you ever tried a new-to-you product and wondered how you lived without it?  I bought a lot of Martha Stewart Flocking Powder on clearance last year, unsure of what I’d do with it.  I started playing around with it and I’m hooked.  It’s such a fun product to work with!  I like using it on cards, but I especially like the look achieved when …

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[19 Mar 2015 | Comments Off | 1,867 views]
10 DIY Wall Art Ideas from Recycled Materials

Spring! Spring! Spring! Something about a change in seasons always makes me rethink every decor choice I’ve made in every room of my house. Adding some new wall art is a budget-friendly way to change the mood of a room without changing the entire room. Here are 10 recycled ideas to deck your walls.

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[17 Mar 2015 | Comments Off | 916 views]
Tutorial: Bunny Decor from Wood Spools

I’m a big fan of whimsical, colorful decor. Easter is such a fun holiday to craft for because there are so many creative ways to make chicks, bunnies, and other spring critters. For this project I used cute craft wood spools to make itty bitty bunnies.

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[14 Mar 2015 | Comments Off | 1,102 views]
Tutorial: Celtic Knot Art

The eye-catching, complex designs of Celtic knots are almost mesmerizing, but creating this knot art is a lot easier than you might think.