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[9 Dec 2014 | Comments Off on Tutorial: Simple Angel Decor for Christmas | 823 views]
Tutorial: Simple Angel Decor for Christmas

I’ve always loved angel decor, but it’s a style I haven’t visited in a long time.  These year I find myself coming back to angels, and it’s developed into my crafting theme this holiday season.  Last week I showed you how to make rustic angel ornaments using recycled items.  This week I’d like to show you how to turn a cone and an extra large …

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[8 Dec 2014 | 2 Comments | 1,965 views]
Tutorial: Paddington Ears Headband & Free Printables

Paddington is coming to theaters January 16, and in honor, I created a fun and furry bear ears tutorial. Now you can dress like Paddington when you go to see the movie, which is based on the beloved novels by Michael Bond and from producer David Heyman (HARRY POTTER).  You just need a few inexpensive supplies to create this fetching headband (do you think cast …

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[7 Dec 2014 | One Comment | 2,009 views]
Snowglobe Ornaments from Dollar Store Party Goblets

Here’s a cute and clever idea — create a snowglobe ornament out of dollar store plastic party goblets and miniatures. I made a set of these over at the Live.Craft.Love. I love how they turned out! This craft would also be a ton of fun to make with kids. Find the instructions here: [how to make snowglobe ornaments]
Project Materials:

Plastic wine glasses
Mini Christmas figurines
Mini sisal trees
Stiff …

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[6 Dec 2014 | One Comment | 806 views]
Tutorial:  Reindeer Nail Polish

The holiday season is here and you know what that means- fluffy white snow, glittery tinsel, and lots of hot cocoa! These adorable (& super easy) reindeer nails are the perfect way to get in the holiday spirit for for sure- not to mention how incredibly easy they are. With a few simple steps, some patience, and a bit of practice- you too can rock …

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[5 Dec 2014 | One Comment | 333 views]
Book: Hand-Stitched Home by Susan Beal

I’m excited to share that I recently contributed a sewing project to Susan Beal’s new book Hand-Stitched Home, a book featuring sewing projects that use Pendleton Wool. If you aren’t familiar with Pendleton Woolen Mills, it’s an amazing Oregon textile company that creates stunning blankets, wool fabrics, and more, and has been around for over a hundred years. For this book, I created a backpack …

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[4 Dec 2014 | Comments Off on 10 DIY Monograms for Holiday Giving | 2,383 views]
10 DIY Monograms for Holiday Giving

Personalize your holiday gifts with cute, handmade monograms. You can add monograms to all kinds of cute gifts, from totes and towels to mugs and mason jars.

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[3 Dec 2014 | One Comment | 1,494 views]
Video:  Tanner’s Christmas Dollar Tree Haul

We’re excited to have our friend Tanner from A Little Craft In Your Day here with us this week for some fun dollar store crafting! Today he’s sharing his haul of Christmas goodies from Dollar Tree with us. Since available items vary from store to store, we always love to check out what everyone else is buying! Watch Tanner’s haul video below to see what …

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[2 Dec 2014 | 3 Comments | 1,356 views]
Make Cork Angel Ornaments with Recycled Items

I’m always holding on to odds and ends like corks, bottle caps, lids, and other items in the event that I can use them someday.  For this project, I decided to pull out various bits and pieces that I’ve been collecting or that are left over from other projects to make some unique, recycled angel ornaments.  I used styrofoam balls from Dollar Tree for the heads, …

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[1 Dec 2014 | Comments Off on Tutorial: Frozen Winter Topiary | 2,133 views]
Tutorial: Frozen Winter Topiary

We often have readers inquire about what they can do with certain recycled items, including the K-cups from Keurig coffee makers.  Would you believe that this wintery topiary uses them as one of the main supplies?  Don’t worry if you don’t have a Keurig, you can also use Dixie cups or other small cups for this project as well.  This topiary will make a great …

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[30 Nov 2014 | Comments Off on DIY Glitter Deer Bookends | 827 views]
DIY Glitter Deer Bookends

Glitter — love it or hate it? Either way, you have to admit that it’s super pretty! Over at Live.Craft.Love, I’ve create a set of pretty glittered deer bookends that are reversible — blue on one side, green on the other! You can customize these bookends to your own decor colors. Find out how to make them: [reversible glitter deer bookends]
Project Materials:

Unfinished Wood Tabletop Deer (2)
Bricks …

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[29 Nov 2014 | 2 Comments | 2,363 views]
Video:  Rhonda’s Christmas Dollar Tree Haul

I always get really excited this time of year because, as far as I am concerned, the holiday seasonal offerings at the dollar stores are usually some of the best things they get all year!  This year at Dollar Tree I found a few especially delightful items in the Christmas aisle, and today I am sharing those finds with you on YouTube!  Watch the video …