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[13 Jan 2016 | One Comment | 1,385 views]
Make Composition Book Mason Jars

I’ve always loved composition books, so I was pretty delighted when I saw these composition book jars! Linda from Mason Jar Crafts Love used some easy painting techniques to imitate the classic look of a composition book, complete with front label and spine. They are prefect for use as a desk accessory, or to gift for teacher appreciation! [how to make composition book mason jars]
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[11 Jan 2016 | Comments Off on Make Washi Tape Feathers | 477 views]
Make Washi Tape Feathers

I think washi tape might be one of the most addictive craft supplies ever. Once you buy your first roll, you’re hooked, and the next thing you know you’ve got piles of tape overflowing all over your craft table. If you’re a washi addict, these pretty washi tape feathers from Stampington are a fun way to add a flourish to everything from gift wrap to …

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[8 Jan 2016 | Comments Off on Make a Bead-Wrapped Wire Heart Pendant | 787 views]
Make a Bead-Wrapped Wire Heart Pendant

Want to up your jewelry-making game? This bead-wrapped wire heart pendant from Lisa Yang is a great project for those who have a little experience working with wire and want to learn a fun new technique. Once you master the beading technique, you can use this to give a fancy edge to all kinds of crafty projects!

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[6 Jan 2016 | Comments Off on Make Washi Tape Mint Tins | 1,174 views]
Make Washi Tape Mint Tins

If you eat a lot of mints, you probably have a collection of little tins. And as a crafter, you’ve kept them because you know you can do something creative with them… But what? Over at DIY Candy, Amy shared a tutorial for covering them with washi tape! It’s a quick and inexpensive way to personalize them. You can also give them an optional coat …

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[4 Jan 2016 | Comments Off on Make Animal Zipper Pouches | 560 views]
Make Animal Zipper Pouches

If one of your resolutions this year was to use up the stuff in your craft stash, here is a great project for busting that fabric stash! Over at The Fashion Dummy, you will find instructions for making easy and adorable animal zipper pouches. It’s quickest to make these with a sewing machine, but if you don’t have one, it’s a small enough project that …

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[1 Jan 2016 | Comments Off on Make Twig and Yarn Jewelry | 455 views]
Make Twig and Yarn Jewelry

Chic, easy, and inexpensive, this twig and yarn brooch from Journey into Creativity is definitely our kind of project! The tutorial is in Greek, but the pictures do a great job of demonstrating the project. The blog post is about brooches, but you could also adapt this project to make hair clips, necklaces, and more. You could even use the yarn-wrapped twig bundles to embellish decor …

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[30 Dec 2015 | Comments Off on Make Chinese Style Paper Lanterns | 799 views]
Make Chinese Style Paper Lanterns

No matter what the occasion, these easy, Chinese-style paper lanterns are an inexpensive party decor option that looks spectacular! These ones from Creative Jewish Mom feature metallic embellishments that really elevate the look. These are a classic, kid-friendly project – I remember making a version of these when I was little, though mine were made out of construction paper and not quite so gorgeous as these! [how …

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[28 Dec 2015 | Comments Off on Make Glittery New Years Headbands | 565 views]
Make Glittery New Years Headbands

Um, it’s almost 2016? Yikes, that certainly snuck up on me quick! Luckily there is still plenty of time this week to make some cute and festive accessories for ringing in the new year, like these glittery headbands from Sarah Hearts. Whip up one for yourself, or go assembly-line-style and make up a whole batch for your entire crew! 

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[28 Dec 2015 | Comments Off on End of Year Bead Sale – Fire Mountain Gems | 454 views]
End of Year Bead Sale – Fire Mountain Gems

Chinese Glass Rhinestone Earrings
Retail Price: $5.95
Sale Price: $2.96

Lampworked Glass Pendant
Retail Price: $4.40
Sale Price: $1.75

Light Rose Swarovski Crystal Drop
Retail Price: $7.59
Sale Price: $3.72

Red Bamboo Coral Beads
16-inch Strand
Retail Price: $5.58
Sale Price: $2.50

Sterling Silver and Cubic Zirconia Pendant
Retail Price: $24.95
Sale Price: $5.96

Light Blue Magnasite Beads
16-inch Strand
Retail Price: $7.44
Sale Price: $3.27

Gemstone and Glass Bead Mix
1/4 pound bag
Retail Price: $10.83
Sale Price: $5.15

Czech Fire-Polished Glass Beads
16-inch Strand …

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[27 Dec 2015 | One Comment | 506 views]
Recycled Wrapping Paper Photo Ornament

Make a keepsake ornament using your favorite photo, and some recycled gift wrap! This adorable idea can be customized with any gift wrap you want, and any embellishments, such as lace, ribbon, rhinestones, or buttons. Find the instructions at Live.Craft.Love. [recycled gift wrap photo ornament]