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[22 Jul 2015 | No Comment | 365 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 | 558 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.

$5 and Under, Decor, Headline, Kids »

[9 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Foam Flower Wreath | 795 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 | 360 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 | 641 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 | 1,993 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 | Comments Off on Make a Button Flag Tray | 731 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 | 1,304 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 | 708 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 | 698 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!