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[10 May 2015 | 4 Comments | 1,429 views]
Tutorial: Faux Stained Glass Suncatcher

Use clear plastic containers to create faux stained glass suncatchers! They are as easy to make as they are pretty to look at.

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[9 May 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Perler Bead Rose Tray | 772 views]
Make a Perler Bead Rose Tray

They were one of my favorite childhood activities, but perler beads are not just for kids anymore!  Checkout this fab rose tray made by Vanessa at Tried & True.  It reminds me of a cross stitch motif, and I absolutely love it!  She even offers up a free printable template to follow so you can replicate her design easily.  Or use the tray idea without …

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[3 May 2015 | Comments Off on Tutorial: Sea Shell Picture Frame | 719 views]
Tutorial: Sea Shell Picture Frame

Want a unique way to display the shells you collect at the beach this summer? Try making this easy picture frame!

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[23 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on 10 DIY Baby Gifts that New Parents Need | 2,190 views]
10 DIY Baby Gifts that New Parents Need

Do you have a baby shower coming up? It feels like so many of my friends are having kids right now. There are so many new babies to craft for! These are some sweet DIY baby gifts that the new parents in your life will love. New parents get overwhelmed with gifts like cute clothes and stuffies. Be the shower guest that gives the parents-to-be something that they’ll use all the time. I asked my parent friends what their favorite, functional shower gifts were and included a couple of my own faves from when my guy was born.

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[9 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on 10 Cute DIY Teacher Gifts (budget-friendly!) | 3,062 views]
10 Cute DIY Teacher Gifts (budget-friendly!)

The end of the school year is coming up fast! Coming up with good teacher gifts can be hard, especially on a budget. The ideas below are all budget-friendly, so you can give your kid’s teacher something handmade with love without breaking the bank. I also included the gift that I gave my son’s teachers last year, which I might just do again! If you’re one of his teachers, look away from #7!

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[21 Mar 2015 | Comments Off on Tutorial: Scented Plush Easter Animal | 580 views]
Tutorial: Scented Plush Easter Animal

This is the perfect gift for someone who wants the fragrance of a candle but can’t use a candle. Some of these places include nurseries, children’s rooms, Senior Care facilities, the office, and I’m sure you can think of a few other places.

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[12 Mar 2015 | Comments Off on 10 DIY Wedding Favors on a Budget | 2,755 views]
10 DIY Wedding Favors on a Budget

Are you planning a wedding on a budget? It’s been a long time since I planned my own wedding, but I still remember feeling particularly stressed out about choosing just the right favors. We wanted something that folks would really like to have and that reflected our personalities, but we didn’t have a lot of money to spend. Making your own DIY wedding favors saves a buck and gives your guests a more personalized memento to remember your special day.

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[1 Mar 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Glow in the Dark Penguin Family Portrait | 702 views]
Make a Glow in the Dark Penguin Family Portrait

Whether your are looking for a fun project to do with your kids or you need a fun gift idea for another family, everyone is sure to love these adorable penguins.  The project also has a secret – it glows in the dark!  It would make a super cute gift for Christmas, housewarming, or even to celebrate a new addition to the family.  [how to make …

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[12 Feb 2015 | One Comment | 796 views]
10 Washi Tape Crafts for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is just two days away, but it’s not too late to get crafty! Grab your favorite washi tape and try some of these Valentine’s Day washi tape crafts!

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[8 Feb 2015 | Comments Off on Make Inexpensive Valentine Gifts | 1,044 views]
Make Inexpensive Valentine Gifts

Need some inspiration for inexpensive yet very nice and thoughtful Valentine’s Day gifts?  Our pal Tanner from A Little Craft In Your Day demonstrates two fun ideas in this video!  First he makes a project that has been very popular in our DSC Facebook group, a gumball machine made out of a flower pot and a glass bowl, followed by a heart candy collage.  Watch the …