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[7 Aug 2015 | Comments Off on DIY Emoji Stickers | 417 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 | 495 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 | 815 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 | 1,281 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 | 750 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 | 635 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 | 1,059 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 | 661 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 …

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[22 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on Make Beach Ball Coasters | 1,047 views]
Make Beach Ball Coasters

I’m extremely fortunate to live in a town with a gorgeous, sandy beach, so beach-related decor is always a big hit around here.  As such, I get a little obsessive sometimes about coastal and beach themed craft projects.  But even if you don’t live near the beach, you can bring a bit of whimsical, summer-y flare to your home with these cute beach ball coasters …

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[21 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on How to Make Handwriting More Fun for Kids | 1,334 views]
How to Make Handwriting More Fun for Kids

Good handwriting is one of those things that catches people’s attention. When I was a kid, I spent so much time practicing my handwriting – figuring out how I wanted to write my a’s (with or without that little swoopy thing on the top?) and how I wanted to dot my i’s (open circle, heart, or just a dot?), and I went through the entire …

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[20 Jul 2015 | One Comment | 1,122 views]
Tutorial: American Flag Bandana Wreath

It’s always a good time for showing off your patriotic pride! Whether you use it to display for patriotic holidays, you show it in support of a national sports team, or you just want to add a bit of red, white, and blue to your decor, this American flag inspired bandana wreath is a fabulous way to dress up any wall or door.