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[13 Feb 2014 | One Comment | 4,484 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 | 3,190 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 | 1,370 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 | 3,659 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 | 4,327 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 | 3,626 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 | 2,566 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 | 6,524 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 …

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[31 May 2013 | One Comment | 4,515 views]
Make Mini Hanging Lanterns with Fabric Scraps

I love the look of mini lanterns and party lights to dress up your outdoor spaces (or indoor ones!) for the summer. If you’ve shopped mini lanterns lately, though, you’ve noticed they aren’t cheap. Taylor from Taylor Made used a little ingenuity and her fabric scrap stash to whip up her own – which I personally think are way cuter than anything I’ve seen in a …

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[26 May 2013 | 2 Comments | 4,705 views]
Make a Hanging Mason Jar Candle Holders

Lanterns hung from trees are so romantic. They give any plain space a warm, inviting feel. You could even use them to keep buggies at bay during the summer by using citronella candles inside. Cindy from Skip to My Lou shows us how to make these impressive lanterns from nylon cord or hemp twine and an old glass jar.