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[4 Jan 2015 | One Comment | 1,256 views]
Make Valentine Wafer Cookies

Looking for a cute, easy treat for Valentine’s Day?  This idea from Corey at Family Fresh Meals totally fits that description!  Regular ol’ sugar wafer cookies get a big dose of personality with this simple dip-and-sprinkle method.  As simple as they are sweet, these cookies would even be great as a last-minute project!  

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[29 Dec 2014 | 2 Comments | 857 views]
Tutorial:  Simple Valentine Bunting

Now that Christmas has passed, Valentine’s Day stuff is filtering into the stores!  I anticipation of this year’s Valentine merch, I dug out my leftovers from last year to try to use some of them up and make room for the pending influx of new stuff.  Stash rotation time!  I decided to make a simple bunting using some gorgeous hearts that I found at Dollar …

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[26 Dec 2014 | Comments Off | 398 views]
Make Faux Sparklers

These fun faux sparklers would make great decorations for a New Year’s Eve party, or would be fun as photo booth accessories!  Alicia and Geneane of Spark & Chemistry made these using bits of tinsel glued to cake pop sticks, but bamboo skewers would also work.  Put some in a vase, use them as plant stakes, or use them anywhere else that needs a festive touch! …

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[25 Dec 2014 | Comments Off | 1,873 views]
10 Homemade Thank You Cards

Merry Christmas! Now that the gifts are unwrapped, let’s make some thank you cards!

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[24 Dec 2014 | One Comment | 1,122 views]
Make Snowman Salt and Pepper Shakers

Christmas may be almost come-and-gone, winter is digging in its heels and sticking around for a while, so you still have plenty of time for snowman crafts!  Debbie at Debbie Doo’s used salt and pepper shakers from the dollar store to make these cuties – use them on your table this winter, or they are even cute enough to add them to your decor elsewhere! …

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[23 Dec 2014 | Comments Off | 2,386 views]
Make a Winter Wreath Out of Mesh Shower Sponges

Crafting supplies can get expensive, and I’m always looking for inexpensive substitutes, especially when a trip to the craft store is out of the way.  These colorful mesh shower sponges reminded me of floral mesh, so I decided to use them to make a pretty, light up winter wreath for my daughter’s door.

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[22 Dec 2014 | Comments Off | 1,683 views]
Make DIY Bottle Brush Trees

As an obsessive saver of scraps, I love seeing a good project for using up leftover odds and ends.  And as someone who also thinks that bottle brush trees are absolutely adorable, I have to admit that this project made me squeal audibly when I stumbled across it.  Virginia from Fynes Designs demonstrates how to use any fibers you have in your stash – yarn, …

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[21 Dec 2014 | Comments Off | 376 views]
Tutorial: Mirror Ornament

If you’ve perused the candle aisle at Dollar Tree, you’ve probably seen the little round mirrors that re intended for use a s a pillar candle base.  But there are so many other crafty things that you can do with them as well!  Using a few seasonal items, you can turn one into this pretty ornament.  I love mirrored ornaments on the tree because they …

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[20 Dec 2014 | Comments Off | 497 views]
Tutorial:  Bucket of Snow Decoration

We have been asked by many folks for more craft ideas that use recycled K-cups.  Here’s one that is a great last-minute holiday project:  a bucket of snow!  These would be great for use as Christmas tree ornaments, as place card holders, or as embellishments for your gift wrapping.

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[16 Dec 2014 | 2 Comments | 717 views]
Tutorial: Designer-Inspired Faux Bronze Christmas Ornament

When this picture showed up in my Pinterest feed, I knew immediately that I wanted to try to make my own version.  I dashed off to Dollar Tree to buy the extra large ornaments I had seen there a few days earlier, and started hatching a plan.  After I was done, I eventually clicked on the Pinterest link and realized the ornaments I had copied …