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[26 May 2015 | No Comment | 77 views]
Tutorial: Glittery Hair Bow Organizer

This bow holder is a pretty way to keep little girl’s hair bows neatly organized. This pretty hair bow holder makes a great gift, too! I found the wooden bow at Goodwill for just $1, but I have seen similar items in the unfinished wood section at most craft stores.  The secret to getting a glittery finish without glitter shedding everywhere is to use glitter paint! …

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[25 May 2015 | 2 Comments | 248 views]
Make Colorful Tassel Bangles

Can’t find bangle bracelets that properly fit your wrist?  Make your own!  Mark Montano has a clever method that lets you customize your bracelet size so it’ll be just right.  Then give it a punch of color with scraps of bright fabric and some contrasting embroidery floss!  With or without the tassels, these bracelets are a great way for anyone to make a statement. [how to make …

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[24 May 2015 | No Comment | 433 views]
Make Plastic Dollar Store Containers Look Like Metal

Dollar Tree has some really cute plastic storage containers, but their bright color scheme might not match your room.  No problem!  Carrie at Lovely Etc. took some dollar store containers and gave them a faux metal makeover using a technique that involves layering multiple different kinds of paint. The result has a vintage appearance that will blend much more subtly into your decor. [how to make …

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[23 May 2015 | One Comment | 261 views]
Tutorial: Flip Flop Wreath

One of our favorite flip flop crafts is the flip flop wreath, and now that summer stuff is back on the shelves it’s the perfect time to make one!  Here is my version of the flip flop wreath, embellished with fake flowers and some other summery items.

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[21 May 2015 | No Comment | 716 views]
10 DIY Planters that Work Inside or Out

The weather here in Atlanta has been nothing short of fantastical, and my family has basically been living in the backyard, soaking it in. Get your backyard spring-ready or bring some spring beauty indoors with these DIY planters. They’ll work inside or outside.

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[20 May 2015 | No Comment | 228 views]
Tutorial: Seashell Wreath

I’ve been feeling very inspired by seashells lately, finding different ways to work them into my decor.  One of my recent creations is this nautical seashell wreath, which would be a great way to use souvenirs from a beach vacation.  Even if you don’t have shells and rope on hand, you should still be able to make this for just a few dollars. 

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[19 May 2015 | No Comment | 1,137 views]
Tutorial: Faux Sea Glass Bottles

Sea glass is still so popular, and it’s a beautiful way to decorate your home in the summer.  Rather than buying new decorative accents, you can make your own using a few simple items plus recyclables.  Don’t worry if you don’t feel like you’re very artistic!  Stencils make it easy for all of us to create beautiful, professional looking home decor projects.  I used a …

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[18 May 2015 | No Comment | 383 views]
Stencil a Moroccan Accent Wall

There are a lot of really awesome, extra-large wall stencils on the market these days, but some of them come with a hefty price tag.  Want to get that all-over patterned look without buying an expensive stencil?  Sarah from While They Snooze gave a wall in her home a makeover with a DIY template made from recycled cardboard and a clever method that makes this project …

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[17 May 2015 | No Comment | 792 views]
Make a Map Necklace

Is there a place that is close to your heart?  Perhaps you have fond memories of special times in a certain city, or maybe you need a going away present for someone who is spreading their wings and leaving their hometown.  There are lots of great reasons why you might want to make this beautiful map pendant by Adrianne at Happy Hour Projects!  Similarly, you …

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[16 May 2015 | No Comment | 624 views]
Make a Heart Shaped Wreath Form

Wreath forms can be expensive, so we like to DIY them when we can.  Are you tired of making round wreaths  Jazz things up with this DIY heart shaped wreath form by Virgina at Fynes Designs!  This method is similar to making a pool noodle wreath, but instead of a noodle it uses pipe insulation from the plumbing section of the hardware or home improvement …