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[14 Aug 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Back-to-School Clipboard | 983 views]
Make a Back-to-School Clipboard

Dollar Tree is a great source for plain ol’ school and office supplies, but what if you are looking for supplies with a little more personality?  Well, you can always give those plain supplies a makeover!  Over at I Heart Naptime, Courtney gave some dollar store clipboards a school-themed makeover using vinyl and her Silhouette.  If you don’t have a vinyl cutting machine, you can …

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[13 Aug 2015 | One Comment | 668 views]
Make Back to School Blocks

Summer is winding down.  Back-to-school is already here for some, and just around the corner for others.  Are you ready?  If you need a quick, simple teacher gift, check out these adorable back-to-school blocks by Susan at Organized 31.  She made hers out of some upcycled Jenga blocks that she found at a thrift store, but any small, well-sanded blocks of wood will work!  [how …

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[10 Aug 2015 | Comments Off on Make Felt Key Covers | 1,170 views]
Make Felt Key Covers

If you’ve got a pocket full of keys, you probably know the frustration of grabbing the wrong one.  House key, office key, your friend’s key that they gave you in case they lose their copy, they key for your shed…  Keep all those keys straight with these color-coded covers by Mollie at Wild Olive!  If you felt really ambitious, you could event make this project …

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[7 Aug 2015 | Comments Off on DIY Emoji Stickers | 2,076 views]
DIY Emoji Stickers

Emojis are those little happy and sad faces that help us communicate when words fail us! Bring emojis to life with these DIY Emoji stickers. They are easy to make with craft foam shapes (which you can find at the dollar store, or craft store). Where would YOU use these emoji stickers in real life? [get the tutorial: how to make DIY Emoji Stickers]
Project Materials:

Foam …

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[7 Aug 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Mini Fruit Garland | 711 views]
Make a Mini Fruit Garland

The fruit trend in crafts this summer is something we can definitely get behind – yum! And it’s no secret that we love tiny things. So, unsurprisingly, this fruity garland got our attention. Sara from Tell Love and Chocolate cleverly put this project together out of craft foam with paint and sharpie embellishments.

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[5 Aug 2015 | One Comment | 1,052 views]
Make DIY Spin Art

Did you ever make spin art as a kid?  It ‘s just the right amount of random and messy and bright that make it amazingly fun!  You can easily make your own spin art using one simple tool from the kitchen – a salad spinner!  Over at DIY Candy, Cheryl shared this easy method.  You’ll probably want to reserve the spinner strictly for craft purposes …

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[3 Aug 2015 | Comments Off on Make Back-to-School Glitter Mason Jars | 1,659 views]
Make Back-to-School Glitter Mason Jars

With back-to-school looming in the not-so-far-off future, it’s time to start thinking once again about teacher gifts!  These cute, glittery mason jars from Crystal at A Pumpkin & A Princess are a fun, practical project that will look fabulous displayed on your favorite teacher’s desk.  We’re especially fond of the pencil-themed jar, cleverly designed with the addition of a few stickers to give it the …

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[31 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on Make Citrus Tea Towels | 957 views]
Make Citrus Tea Towels

We love a good tea towel project, and this one is particularly cute for summer!  Sarah from Sarah Hearts used a clever combination of simple stamping and embroidery to make these fruity kitchen accessories.  If tea towels aren’t your thing, this motif would also be cute on a tote bag, a t-shirt, or any other fabric item that could use a bit of sprucing up!  [how …

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[29 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Pom Pom Ice Cream Cone Garland | 1,049 views]
Make a Pom Pom Ice Cream Cone Garland

National Ice Cream Month may be drawing to a close, but it’s pretty much always a good time for ice cream so we are going to keep in celebrating until the very end!  This fun ice cream garland from Karin and Freja at The Crafty Swedes very cleverly uses parts of a recycled egg carton to create cones – genius!  Go grab all of your yarn scraps …

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[27 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on Make DIY Watercolor Washi Tape | 1,495 views]
Make DIY Watercolor Washi Tape

Can’t find washi tape in the right colors to match your project?  Then make your own!  Laura at Paper & Pin used watercolor paints to make these pretty, unique tapes with a soft, ethereal quality.  For different looks, you could use the same tape-making technique with Sharpies, colored pencils, or anything else you and your collection of art supplies can dream up!  [how to make …

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[24 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on Make Leather Feather Earrings | 905 views]
Make Leather Feather Earrings

Leather feathers – as fun to say as they are to wear!  We love these chic, dangly earrings from Gina Michele.  It’s a great way to use up scraps of leather left over from other projects; if you don’t happen to have any leather on hand, old leather garments from thrift stores are also a great source of materials for this project.  If you like the …