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[26 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on 10 Cute Recycled Garden Art Ideas | 3,451 views]
10 Cute Recycled Garden Art Ideas

Summer is officially here. Has the hot weather done a number on your garden? I don’t have any tips on helping your plants survive a heat wave, but I can show you how to make your garden look cute with things that don’t need watering and can’t die. Because they’re not plants. Hello, homemade yard accessories!

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[24 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on Transfer Inkjet Images to Wood | 3,072 views]
Transfer Inkjet Images to Wood

There are lots of different methods for transferring printed images onto various surfaces.  We really like the simplicity and the finished look of this fun version shared by Cami at Tidbits, which uses wax paper for a quick, no-mess transfer.  She used botanical prints to make gorgeous coasters, but you can do this with lots of other wood surfaces as well, so this opens up …

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[22 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Button Flag Tray | 1,033 views]
Make a Button Flag Tray

Serve up your 4th of July treats in style with this DIY button flag tray!  Angie from The Country Chic Cottage transformed a plain wooden tray into a festive, party-ready piece that will add funky charm to your holiday spread.  Make it out of a new, unfinished wood tray, or look for an old tray at thrift stores or garage sales and give it a …

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[21 Jun 2015 | One Comment | 2,514 views]
Make a Teacup Fairy Garden

Fairy gardens are hot right now!  As easy to make as they are charming, Heather shows how to make your own teacup fairy garden over at Live Craft Love.  Look for teacups at thrift stores and yard sales, where you can find some really cute ones for cheap.  If you don’t have a very green thumb, you can also use faux succulents in place of …

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[19 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on 10 DIY Bag Tutorials Beyond Totes | 3,493 views]
10 DIY Bag Tutorials Beyond Totes

Tote bags are a great beginner sewing project, but sometimes you need a little bit more of a specialized bag. These DIY bag tutorials don’t have a tote in the bunch! You can raid your fabric stash or hit the thrift store for linens to make any of these bags on the cheap.

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[17 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on Make Firecracker Party Favors | 817 views]
Make Firecracker Party Favors

Can you believe that the 4th of July is just a little over two weeks away?  (Is anyone else’s summer flying by waaaaay to fast?)  If you’re planning a get-together over the upcoming holiday weekend, remember that no party is complete without party favors!  These cute firecracker favors from Vanessa at Tried & True are quick and easy, and you can churn out a whole …

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[15 Jun 2015 | One Comment | 971 views]
Tutorial: Map Desk Set

Could your desk use a little help in the organization department? Make yourself a set of organizers using an assortment of items from the recycling bin! I covered mine with free maps I got while on vacation. You can use newspaper, magazine/book pages, scrapbook paper, wallpaper, music sheets, wrapping paper, or anything else you want to decorate yours!

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[13 Jun 2015 | One Comment | 982 views]
Tutorial: Gold-on-Gold Paper Lanterns

You only need two supplies to make these sweet gold-on-gold paper lanterns for between $1 and $3!

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[12 Jun 2015 | One Comment | 1,244 views]
10 Father’s Day Gifts to Make

There’s one crafting weekend left before Father’s Day, so if you’re planning a DIY Father’s Day gift, now’s the time to get cracking! If you need a little DIY Father’s Day gift inspiration, here are 10 fun gifts that you can make on a budget.

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[10 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on Tutorial: Primitive Flag Tray | 1,186 views]
Tutorial: Primitive Flag Tray

Flag Day is coming up this weekend and the 4th of July is right around the corner, so it’s the perfect time to make yourself a patriotic serving tray! This one uses a simple antiquing technique to make it look like it’s been in the family for generations.

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[9 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Teacup Mini Garden | 366 views]
Make a Teacup Mini Garden

One of my new obsessions this summer is making tiny fairy gardens out of teacups and bowls. I have been collecting interesting looking small containers and using them to create whimsical small gardens filled with succulents and decorated with tiny rocks and miniatures. Check out all my tips and tricks for making them over at Live.Craft.Love. [how to make a teacup fairy garden]