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[21 Nov 2015 | No Comment | 412 views]
Make Painted Marigold Mugs

Handpainted mugs make great Christmas gifts. Is there a tea or coffee lover on your list? Try this technique and make them something extra special! This stunning floral design by Alison at iLoveToCreate is easier than you might think. (Note that this particular project is done with special mugs and paint markers that are food-safe. If you use other glass paint markers that are not food-safe, you should …

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[18 Nov 2015 | No Comment | 469 views]
Make a Recycled Reindeer Hobby Horse

When you get done wrapping up your Christmas presents this year, save the big cardboard tube – you can use it to make this cute reindeer hobby horse! Kate at The Craft Train designed it using a variety of things you probably have around the house. You could also use this basic idea to make unicorns or any other manner of recycled hobby horses. [make a …

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[17 Nov 2015 | One Comment | 463 views]
Make Felt Mistletoe

Mistletoe is a holiday staple. Want to make your own adorable mistletoe decoration that will last for years to come? Check out this DIY felt mistletoe by Jennifer at Brave New Home! There’s even a good chance you already have everything on hand that you need for this project. What are you waiting for? Whip up this quick craft and start collecting kisses!  [how to make felt mistletoe]
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[14 Nov 2015 | No Comment | 584 views]
Make a Hazelnut Fall Wreath

You’ve probably seen plenty of acorns incorporated into fall crafts, but what about other nuts? At the blog Mad in Home, Cecile shared her tutorial for making this gorgeous hazelnut wreath. I hadn’t thought to use hazelnuts this way, and now my brain is churning about all the other great fall looks they could achieve! (Not gonna lie – also thinking about eating all of …

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[11 Nov 2015 | No Comment | 587 views]
Make DIY Tea Bags

These DIY tea bags are the perfect gift for the tea lover in your life! When I saw this tutorial from Jessica at Let’s Do Something Crafty I got really excited because I have actually saved and dried an assortment of herbal tea ingredients, including mint, hibiscus flowers, rose hips, and wild burgamot, and I have been wanting to use them to make tea for …

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[9 Nov 2015 | Comments Off on Make Easy Painted Wood Christmas Ornaments | 708 views]
Make Easy Painted Wood Christmas Ornaments

Cute ornaments can also be quick ornaments! In just 15 minutes you can make these easy painted wood ornaments. It’s a great way to use the pre-cut wooden shapes from the craft store. Or, if you have the right tools, cutting out some basic shapes for ornaments is a great way to use up scrap wood! See how I made them over at Mrs. Greene.[how …

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[6 Nov 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Recycled Egg Carton Wreath | 930 views]
Make a Recycled Egg Carton Wreath

There are some things that I never like to throw away because they have so many fun uses – and one of those things is the humble egg carton! I especially like the paper-y cartons, which can be upcycled into sleek and stylish crafts like this wreath! German blogger Rebecca at Sinnen Rausch created it with some cleverly-trimmed egg cartons and a few basic supplies. The tutorial …

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[4 Nov 2015 | Comments Off on Make Realistic Painted Dollar Store Leaves | 933 views]
Make Realistic Painted Dollar Store Leaves

We love using fake floral items from the dollar store, but sometimes they look so, well…. fake. But that doesn’t have to be the case! Michelle at The Painted Hinge took some dollar store leaves to the next level with a clever paint treatment that makes them look so much more real. Use these on their own as table scatter, or work them into your other …

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[2 Nov 2015 | Comments Off on Make Thanksgiving Turkey Treats | 781 views]
Make Thanksgiving Turkey Treats

Now that Halloween has passed, have you started making plans for Thanksgiving? For many families it’s one of the biggest gatherings of the year, so you definitely want to plan ahead! Greet your guests with these festive, candy-filled favors made out of clear vinyl gloves, designed by Morena at Crafts Unleashed. You could even use them as place cards at the table! [how to make Thanksgiving …

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[28 Oct 2015 | Comments Off on Make a DIY Wreath Jig | 1,314 views]
Make a DIY Wreath Jig

Make perfect, beautiful wreaths out of herbs and other plant cuttings – without spending money on wreath forms! Ananda at A Piece of Rainbow used a single dollar store item – a small plastic laundry basket – to create wreath jigs in two different sizes, allowing her to make gorgeous, perfectly round wreaths every time. Check out her blog post for instructions and lots of …