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[17 May 2014 | One Comment | 2,022 views]
Make Giant Kraft Paper Flowers

Paper is one of our favorite craft mediums because it is so very versatile. You know that roll of kraft paper you have tucked in the closet? It’s good for so many things besides just wrapping gifts. Get inspired by these ginormous paper flowers that Caitlin from The Merry Thought made for a floral themed baby shower! They would also be great for weddings, birthdays, …

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[12 May 2014 | 2 Comments | 854 views]
Make Washi Tape Butterfly Lights

Have you seen the butterfly and dragonfly shaped strings of LED lights at Dollar Tree?  I’ve been eyeing them up recently and wondering what kind of crafty thing I could do with them.  Then, along comes Jessica from Mad In Crafts with this quick and colorful DIY!  After wrapping each butterfly’s wings in washi tape the lights are bright and cheerful even when they aren’t …

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[13 Feb 2014 | One Comment | 7,368 views]
10 Ideas for Your Crafty Wedding

Planning a wedding can be expensive. Actually “expensive” feels like I’m understating things a little bit. The average wedding ends up costing more than $28,000! That is for a one-day event, y’all. Sure, it’s an important event, but holy moly, that is a whopper of a price tag! Hopefully these crafty ideas can help you save some cash and add some handmade touches to your big day!

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[27 Oct 2013 | 2 Comments | 3,347 views]
Make a Marble and Fabric Necklace

Looking for some jewelry that makes a big statement without being too over-the-top?  Make necklaces to match any outfit with this tutorial from Kerri at How Does She?, who used a little sewing and knotting to turn strips of fabric and a bag of marbles into fun, bright baubles.   If you can sew a straight line, you can make these necklaces, and it’s a great …

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[20 Sep 2013 | No Comment | 1,616 views]
Make Tissue Paper Embellished Lanterns

There are some items that I see at Dollar Tree that I always grab every time I see a shipment because my local store tends to sell out of them quickly, and paper lanterns are one of those things.  And since I pick up a few here and a few there, I have managed to amass quite a collection!  Most of them are in solid …

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[8 Sep 2013 | No Comment | 3,925 views]
Make Paper Bag Lanterns

Paper bags are handy for so many things, but here is a use you probably haven’t thought of yet:  Making paper lanterns!  These lanterns, made by Landee at Landee See, Landee Do would make such a fun, easy addition to any party decor (or even your regular decor!), and with party stores offering bags in just about every color under the sun, you can make …

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[2 Sep 2013 | 3 Comments | 4,574 views]
Make Nail Polish Bottle Bud Vases

The last days of summer are waning and fall is on the way. Enjoy those last few blossoms of the season with a cute set of recycled bud vases! Natalie at Creme de la Craft reused a pile of empty and dried-up nail polishes to create these tiny flower vessels. Make one to decorate your desk at work or make a bigger statement by placing …

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[14 Aug 2013 | 3 Comments | 4,081 views]
Tutorial: Stencil a Glass Plate

Create simple, designer-looking custom plates with dollar store supplies and some goodies by Martha Stewart. I’ve been experimenting with glass painting on dollar store glassware, and I love how these doily plates turned out! These look like designer dishes — your family and friends will not believe you made them yourself.
Dollar stores (especially Dollar Tree) have a great selection of glassware. I used these basic …

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[1 Aug 2013 | One Comment | 2,654 views]
Make Simple Photo Holder Clips

Recently I was invited to take part in the summer edition of Craft Lightning, a series of crafts that can be completed in 15 minutes or less.  I have a ton of neat old photos laying around that I’ve been meaning to display for quite some time, but many of them are odd sizes that will not fit standard frames.  Not to be deterred, I …

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[11 Jun 2013 | One Comment | 7,976 views]
How to Make Paper Lanterns Weather Resistant

Last summer I performed an experiment. I wanted to hang some paper lanterns out in my garden, but I didn’t want to have to worry about bringing them indoors every time it rained, which around here can be frequent and with little warning. I started to wonder if there was any way to make them a little more weatherproof. The idea actually first popped into …