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[6 Aug 2016 | Comments Off on Make Simple Photo Luminaries | 822 views]
Make Simple Photo Luminaries

I love making photo crafts, and I love them even more when they are simple and pretty! These Simple Photo Luminaries by Amanda Formaro of CraftsByAmanda are such a great idea. You can make them from recycled jars, or buy a plain prayer candle at the dollar store to decorate. Find the instructions at MyPrintly: [how to make simple photo luminaries]
Materials Needed:

Photo printed on paper, …

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

[10 Jun 2016 | Comments Off on Make a Patriotic Pillow Cover | 667 views]
Make a Patriotic Pillow Cover

Throw pillows are one of my vices. I fall firmly in the “You Can Never Have Too Many” camp! But I’ve discovered that it’s a lot cheaper to simply DIY pillow covers that I can use to temporarily change my decor. This works well for seasonal decor like the patriotic look of summer. Over at Live.Craft.Love, I created these fool-proof patriotic pillow covers that are …

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[20 May 2016 | Comments Off on Make a Family Tree Photo Wreath | 725 views]
Make a Family Tree Photo Wreath

Print your heirloom family photos and turn them into a pretty Family Tree Photo Wreath. You can customize this photo wreath with your favorite pretty paper and embellishments, or use this idea for a Graduation wreath to show your grad’s best photos from their lifetime. Find my tutorial over at MyPrintly: [Family Tree Photo Wreath]
Project Materials:

Vintage family photos, reprinted on photo paper, about $.15 each
12” …

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[17 May 2016 | Comments Off on Make a Recycled Fabric Twine Planter | 891 views]
Make a Recycled Fabric Twine Planter

I love busting my stash, and this Recycled Fabric Twine planter looks like a fine way to use up some fabric scraps! Don’t you just love the recycled fabric twine used in this project? Find out how to turn the twine into an eye-catching planter over at My Poppet Makes. [recycled fabric twine planter]
Project Materials:

Plastic food container or plant pot, on hand or $1
Handmade scrap …

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

[16 May 2016 | Comments Off on How to Make a Photo Cactus Garden | 711 views]
How to Make a Photo Cactus Garden

Love plants, but don’t have a green thumb? This photo cactus planter project by Kathy Cano-Murillo (aka Crafty Chica) over at MyPrintly is just the thing! Print photos to craft into an adorable cactus garden that will never need to be watered. Find supplies for completing this project at the dollar store. [how to make a photo cactus planter]
Project Materials:

Small Ceramic or Plastic Plant Pot, …

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[13 May 2016 | Comments Off on Make Wood Slice Watermelon Coasters | 735 views]
Make Wood Slice Watermelon Coasters

Watermelons are one of our favorite summer motifs! So it’s not surprising that we love these watermelon coasters by Jessica at Young At Heart Mommy, who painted the design onto slices of wood. If you have a tree branch and a saw, you can make your own slices, or you can find them fairly inexpensively at most craft stores or online. You can even use …

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[9 May 2016 | One Comment | 642 views]
Make a Geometric Desk Container

Geometric patterns are all the rage in decor these days. Want to get in on the action? Over at Drawn to DIY you can find the instructions for this cute grid desk caddy. Believe it or not, this started out as a dollar store suet bird feeder! The post also includes a couple of other clever ideas for different ways to make over the same …

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[6 May 2016 | One Comment | 1,292 views]
Make Clothespin Trivets

Am I the only one who has an overabundance of clothespins around my house? I bought a giant package of them a few years ago and I think it turned out to be a lifetime supply! They’re great for crafting because they are so readily available on the cheap. What can you do with them? Well, Allison from Dream A Little Bigger used some to …

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[5 May 2016 | Comments Off on Make a Geometric Painted Wood Wreath | 678 views]
Make a Geometric Painted Wood Wreath

Wreaths are the best craft – easy to make, infinitely variable, and when you’re done, you have a cool decoration to adorn your home or your front door. Over at Live.Craft.Love, I posted instructions for how to make this eye-catching geometric wreath that is made by painting wooden circles with hand-mixed shades of acrylic paint. Set aside an evening or a crafternoon to make this …

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[2 May 2016 | Comments Off on Easy Watercolor Quote Art – Even If You’re Not Artistic | 1,197 views]
Easy Watercolor Quote Art – Even If You’re Not Artistic

Watercolors are trending and popular right now, and while painting a great watercolor painting can be tricky, this watercolor quote art is not tricky at all! Well, there is a trick to it, but anyone can do it, and make gorgeous watercolor wall art. I share my how-to (including a video demonstrating everything) over at eBay, so hop over there to find out how easy …