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[15 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 863 views]
Make a Paper Flower Pinata

We’ve loved Lia Griffith’s beautiful paper flowers – and with this phenomenal paper flower pinata, she’s taking it to a whole new level!  Would you believe that all of those gorgeous blossoms were made from a combination of crepe paper and tissue paper?  It makes a lovely contrast of textures!  This would be a beautiful and fun addition to a wedding reception or bridal shower …

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[10 Aug 2014 | One Comment | 706 views]
Make Doily Roses

When I buy paper doilies, I often find myself needing just a few of them at the moment, and then I have the dozens of extras left over.  Next time I have a surplus of doilies to use up, I think I’ll whip up a bouquet of these cute roses from Activity Village!  You could even use colored doilies or paint white doilies before making your …

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[17 May 2014 | One Comment | 2,124 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 | 926 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 | 8,855 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 | 3,414 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 | 1,712 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 | 4,045 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 | 4,732 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 | 4,336 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 …