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[4 Jun 2013 | One Comment | 1,416 views]
Father’s Day Gift Idea:  Make a Business Card Holder

I was stalking checking my local Dollar Tree for more of the adorable birds I like to use in my crafts when I found these rooster figures.  The rooster was cool, the crazy wire legs were not so cool.  No problem!  I could still use the part I liked to make a fun, functional gift for father’s day (or a teacher gift!)  I paired the …

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[1 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 909 views]
Make Fishing Lures from Girly Accessories

Are you struggling to come up with a father’s day gift that Dad will actually use? If your dad likes to fish as much as mine does, you can make him his own personalized fishing lures like I did on Creative Green Living. Choose accessories with bright colors and sparkle to help grab the attention of fish and ensure ultimate fishing success.

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[1 Jun 2013 | 4 Comments | 3,442 views]
Father’s Day Craft: Make a Pocket Square Notebook

Does Dad wear a suit to work? If so, this notebook would make a great Father’s Day gift that he’ll be able to use every day. Because the notebook is cleverly disguised as a pocket square, he’ll be able to keep it in his suit pocket and still look fashionable at the same time!

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[20 May 2013 | 4 Comments | 3,573 views]
Tutorial: Easy Leather Journals

Make easy leather-covered journals using thrift store leather and dollar store notebooks. This simple project can make a unique gift and is quick enough to make for a group such as teachers or a bridal party.

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[13 May 2013 | 9 Comments | 15,820 views]
Tutorial: Survival Flip Flops

As avid outdoor adventurers, my hubby and I love the paracord “survival bracelet” trend. So when Heather suggested flip flop week and I was wandering around the craft store looking for inspiration, I spotted the rack of paracord and knew I had a winning idea! Unlike most flip flop alterations, which are more for cosmetic purposes, this makeover actually serves a practical purpose. …

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[2 Apr 2013 | 13 Comments | 15,219 views]
Tutorial: DIY Designer Spotlight

My house came with a media room, which we currently use as a playroom for our kids.  I’m still trying to decorate it to look like a theater, and I spotted some cool spotlight lamps in a high end catalog.  I was determined to recreate the look for less, and I think I succeeded.  My spotlight is a huge hit with my husband and kids! …

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[17 Feb 2013 | One Comment | 2,369 views]
Make a Coffee Stir Stick Container

I’ve long been a fan of using popsicle sticks in craft projects, so it’s no surprise that back in my days of working at a coffee shop I actually bought a whole box of wooden stir sticks from my employers.  And when I saw this awesome container made out of them, I immediately added the project to my ever growing to-make list.  However, you don’t …

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[9 Feb 2013 | One Comment | 1,639 views]
Man Crafts: alligator clips

Alligators are ravenous reptiles – better give them something to put in their mouths before they bite!  Turn ordinary wood clothespins into hungry-gators note holders; add a magnet on the bottom and they are prefect for sticking to your fridge or filing cabinet.  Making your own version of this classic craft is easy -all items were bought from the Dollar Store, and these alligator fridge clips can …

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[21 Dec 2012 | 2 Comments | 3,060 views]
Tutorial: Gold-Dipped Leather Bookmarks

I’ll be traveling a lot next month, and I’ve been looking for inexpensive, easy to pack, not-too-hard-to-make host or hostess gifts. These DIY leather bookmarks were made entirely from materials I already had on hand and require only the ability to cut a straight line. It’s not hard to make a dozen at a time. And they pack nice and flat in a suitcase.
Although the …

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[20 Aug 2012 | 6 Comments | 8,203 views]
Man Crafts: hooked toothbrush

I like brushing my teeth in the shower but don’t like how the toothbrush always slips through my shower caddy and onto the floor, I also sometimes forget where I leave my toothbrush when I move it between the shower and the sink. I wanted a way to leave my toothbrush in the shower, not fall onto the bottom of the tub, and keep it within easy reach. The solution …