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[17 Aug 2015 | One Comment | 994 views]
14 Crafts for No. 2 Pencil Day

Today is National No. 2 Pencil Day! In honor of the occasion, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite pencil-related crafts. With back-to-school sales in full swing, now is the perfect time to stock up on a bunch of pencils and tackle some of the projects on this list!

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[11 Jul 2015 | 2 Comments | 1,017 views]
10 Free Summer Clothing Patterns for Kids

Well summer is certainly in full swing, isn’t it? It’s been a scorcher here in Atlanta, and I’m grateful for summery hand-me-downs, so my kid can be weather-appropriate without breaking our budget. If you can’t get free clothes, though, you can save a lot of money by making some of your kid’s summer wardrobe yourself, right? Here are some free summer clothing patterns for kids to help you save some cash this summer. Some of these patterns are gender-specific, but even a bunch of those would really work for boys or girls. A tank top is a tank top, in my estimation!

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[3 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on 10 Epic Super Mario Bros. Crafts | 1,278 views]
10 Epic Super Mario Bros. Crafts

If you grew up with the Mario Brothers, these Super Mario Bros crafts will warm up your heart.

Garden Crafts, Headline, Roundup-Ideas »

[26 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on 10 Cute Recycled Garden Art Ideas | 2,822 views]
10 Cute Recycled Garden Art Ideas

Summer is officially here. Has the hot weather done a number on your garden? I don’t have any tips on helping your plants survive a heat wave, but I can show you how to make your garden look cute with things that don’t need watering and can’t die. Because they’re not plants. Hello, homemade yard accessories!

Accessories, Headline, Roundup-Ideas »

[19 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on 10 DIY Bag Tutorials Beyond Totes | 3,124 views]
10 DIY Bag Tutorials Beyond Totes

Tote bags are a great beginner sewing project, but sometimes you need a little bit more of a specialized bag. These DIY bag tutorials don’t have a tote in the bunch! You can raid your fabric stash or hit the thrift store for linens to make any of these bags on the cheap.

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[12 Jun 2015 | One Comment | 1,111 views]
10 Father’s Day Gifts to Make

There’s one crafting weekend left before Father’s Day, so if you’re planning a DIY Father’s Day gift, now’s the time to get cracking! If you need a little DIY Father’s Day gift inspiration, here are 10 fun gifts that you can make on a budget.

Headline, Roundup-Ideas »

[4 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on 10 DIY Emoji Crafts, Because Why Should Your Phone Have all the Fun? | 1,681 views]
10 DIY Emoji Crafts, Because Why Should Your Phone Have all the Fun?

When emojis were brand new, I was staunchly against them. They seemed so cheesy to me! Well, I have come over to the dark side, my friends. I have embraced the cheesiness and now use emojis like a tween with her first phone. Let’s take our emoji love to the next level with some DIY emoji crafts!

Headline, Roundup-Ideas »

[28 May 2015 | Comments Off on 10 Miniatures to Make with Polymer Clay | 1,345 views]
10 Miniatures to Make with Polymer Clay

Lately I’ve been super intrigued with polymer clay. It’s not a craft supply I’ve used much, but I keep running into adorable ideas for making tiny versions of things out of polymer clay! Who doesn’t love a cute miniature? Plus, these miniature polymer clay projects make great stashbusters. Use up every bit of the clay you bought!

Garden Crafts, Headline, Roundup-Ideas »

[21 May 2015 | Comments Off on 10 DIY Planters that Work Inside or Out | 2,376 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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[14 May 2015 | Comments Off on 10 Free Softie Sewing Patterns | 1,793 views]
10 Free Softie Sewing Patterns

Got a baby shower or kid’s birthday party coming up? Free plushie patterns to the rescue! You can stitch up a 100 percent unique gift for your favorite kid.