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[13 Aug 2014 | One Comment | 325 views]
Make Color Blocked Pencils

We love back-to-school time.  It’s always sad to see summer end, but fall makes up for it with some of our favorite things:  fun school supplies!  Over at The Crafted Life, Rachel used a simple color blocking technique to dress up plain pencils.  You don’t have to be a kid to appreciate this project – even adults need some fun office supplies every once in a …

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[12 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 1,109 views]
Tutorial: Make Your Own Party Canopy

As summer starts to wind down, we’re heading to the time of year when it’s comfortable to have outdoor parties again.  I love being able to entertain outdoors!  For my daughter’s recent birthday party, I wanted to set up a fun little table outside for guests.  Our yard has a lot of wonderful trees, and I wanted to keep leaves and other things off the …

$10 and Beyond, Food Crafts, Headline »

[11 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 350 views]
Make Shark Marshmallow Pops

Okay, I know that all last week we bombarded you with shark crafts, and I thought we were done being shark-y….  But then I saw these shark marshmallow pops from Meaghan at The Decorated Cookie and I just had to share!  The clever design is easier than it looks, and you’ll be able to whip out a whole bunch of them in relatively little time.  They’re …

$1 and Free, Decor, Headline, Kids, Weddings »

[10 Aug 2014 | One Comment | 510 views]
Make Doily Roses

When I buy paper doilies, I often find myself needing just a few of them at the moment, and then I have the dozens of extras left over.  Next time I have a surplus of doilies to use up, I think I’ll whip up a bouquet of these cute roses from Activity Village!  You could even use colored doilies or paint white doilies before making your …

$5 and Under, Accessories, cheap crafts, Fashion, Headline, Kids, Tutorials »

[9 Aug 2014 | 5 Comments | 416 views]
Tutorial: Soft Shark Flip-Flops

While shopping at Dollar Tree for my Crafty Shark Week projects, I saw these stuffed animal sharks and decided that I really needed to make them into funny flip-flops. I think “flip-flops” is my Shark theme this year (see my flip-flop wreath and my flip-flop shark sculpture!). This is a quick and easy craft that you can make using stuff from the dollar store. Not …

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[8 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 568 views]
Tutorial: Shark Flip-Flop Sculpture Wall Art

This Shark Flip Flop Sculpture Wall Art project was a happy accident that I came up with when I was making my Shark Bitten Flip-Flop Wreath. As I trimmed the shark bites, I noticed that when turned on its side, a flip-flop kind of resembles a shark. I had one flip-flop left over from my wreath project, so I tried, and my shark sculpture idea …

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[8 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 1,804 views]
9 Fun DIYs to Do This Weekend

Hear ye, hear ye! Here are some fun summer DIYs to do this weekend:

1. Mini Book Pendant via Debi’s Design Diary
Squee! So cute! We love tiny things!

2. Golden Storage via Crafty Chica
Because your craft supplies deserve it!

3. DIY Bookshelf Dollhouse via Cathie and Steve for Mod Podge
Turn an IKEA bookshelf into a dollhouse? Yes, please! Check out all of Rhonda’s dollhouse tutorials for fun furnishings …

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[7 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 572 views]
10 Wearable Shark Crafts for Shark Week

Are you guys getting excited about watching some Shark Week next week? Get into it with some shark-themed wearables! We’ve got jewelry, accessories, and clothing ideas to help you do Shark Week right.

$5 and Under, cheap crafts, Decor, Headline, Kids, Tutorials »

[7 Aug 2014 | One Comment | 302 views]
Tutorial: Shark-Bitten Flip-Flop Wreath

Crafty Shark Week, everybody! Make a cute poolside sign that says “Beware: Shark Infested Waters” and is made out of dollar store flip-flops that look like they’ve survived a shark attack! This wreath would be cute for a kids’ bathroom or nautical-themed bedroom too.

I was inspired to make this shark-bitten flip-flop wreath by a Shark Party Idea post I saw on Chickabug (who found it …

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[6 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 248 views]
Tutorial: Shark Bite Picture Frame

Crafty Shark Week to you! Yesterday I sat down and got dollar store crafty with just a few bucks worth of supplies. This Shark Bite Picture Frame will set you back about ten cents! Maybe less, depending on your stash. It’s easy, quick, and cute. Ready to find out how to make it?

Materials Needed:

A piece of blue craft foam or card stock, on hand or …