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[8 Jan 2016 | Comments Off on Make a Bead-Wrapped Wire Heart Pendant | 771 views]
Make a Bead-Wrapped Wire Heart Pendant

Want to up your jewelry-making game? This bead-wrapped wire heart pendant from Lisa Yang is a great project for those who have a little experience working with wire and want to learn a fun new technique. Once you master the beading technique, you can use this to give a fancy edge to all kinds of crafty projects!

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[6 Jan 2016 | Comments Off on Make Washi Tape Mint Tins | 1,154 views]
Make Washi Tape Mint Tins

If you eat a lot of mints, you probably have a collection of little tins. And as a crafter, you’ve kept them because you know you can do something creative with them… But what? Over at DIY Candy, Amy shared a tutorial for covering them with washi tape! It’s a quick and inexpensive way to personalize them. You can also give them an optional coat …

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[4 Jan 2016 | Comments Off on Make Animal Zipper Pouches | 547 views]
Make Animal Zipper Pouches

If one of your resolutions this year was to use up the stuff in your craft stash, here is a great project for busting that fabric stash! Over at The Fashion Dummy, you will find instructions for making easy and adorable animal zipper pouches. It’s quickest to make these with a sewing machine, but if you don’t have one, it’s a small enough project that …

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[1 Jan 2016 | Comments Off on Make Twig and Yarn Jewelry | 447 views]
Make Twig and Yarn Jewelry

Chic, easy, and inexpensive, this twig and yarn brooch from Journey into Creativity is definitely our kind of project! The tutorial is in Greek, but the pictures do a great job of demonstrating the project. The blog post is about brooches, but you could also adapt this project to make hair clips, necklaces, and more. You could even use the yarn-wrapped twig bundles to embellish decor …

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[30 Dec 2015 | Comments Off on Make Chinese Style Paper Lanterns | 791 views]
Make Chinese Style Paper Lanterns

No matter what the occasion, these easy, Chinese-style paper lanterns are an inexpensive party decor option that looks spectacular! These ones from Creative Jewish Mom feature metallic embellishments that really elevate the look. These are a classic, kid-friendly project – I remember making a version of these when I was little, though mine were made out of construction paper and not quite so gorgeous as these! [how …

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[28 Dec 2015 | Comments Off on Make Glittery New Years Headbands | 559 views]
Make Glittery New Years Headbands

Um, it’s almost 2016? Yikes, that certainly snuck up on me quick! Luckily there is still plenty of time this week to make some cute and festive accessories for ringing in the new year, like these glittery headbands from Sarah Hearts. Whip up one for yourself, or go assembly-line-style and make up a whole batch for your entire crew! 

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[28 Dec 2015 | Comments Off on End of Year Bead Sale – Fire Mountain Gems | 447 views]
End of Year Bead Sale – Fire Mountain Gems

Chinese Glass Rhinestone Earrings
Retail Price: $5.95
Sale Price: $2.96

Lampworked Glass Pendant
Retail Price: $4.40
Sale Price: $1.75

Light Rose Swarovski Crystal Drop
Retail Price: $7.59
Sale Price: $3.72

Red Bamboo Coral Beads
16-inch Strand
Retail Price: $5.58
Sale Price: $2.50

Sterling Silver and Cubic Zirconia Pendant
Retail Price: $24.95
Sale Price: $5.96

Light Blue Magnasite Beads
16-inch Strand
Retail Price: $7.44
Sale Price: $3.27

Gemstone and Glass Bead Mix
1/4 pound bag
Retail Price: $10.83
Sale Price: $5.15

Czech Fire-Polished Glass Beads
16-inch Strand …

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[27 Dec 2015 | One Comment | 501 views]
Recycled Wrapping Paper Photo Ornament

Make a keepsake ornament using your favorite photo, and some recycled gift wrap! This adorable idea can be customized with any gift wrap you want, and any embellishments, such as lace, ribbon, rhinestones, or buttons. Find the instructions at Live.Craft.Love. [recycled gift wrap photo ornament]

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[21 Dec 2015 | Comments Off on Make Chocolate Pretzel Reindeer | 234 views]
Make Chocolate Pretzel Reindeer

Need a fun treat for your upcoming Christmas party? Look no farther! With a few kinds of candy and some pretzel sticks, you can make your own adorable reindeer treats. Beth at Hungry Happenings made hers with red M&M noses to make them Rudolph treats, but brown candies will also work for making other reindeer as well. As for the rest of the colors in …

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[18 Dec 2015 | Comments Off on Make Paper Lantern Christmas Ornaments | 945 views]
Make Paper Lantern Christmas Ornaments

This is such a clever way to make oversized Christmas ornaments for your holiday decor! Liz of Liz on Call used some paper and ribbon to quickly and easily dress up paper lanterns to make them mimic the look of traditional bulb ornaments. These would be great for holiday party decor, or as part of a backdrop of a holiday photo booth! 

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[16 Dec 2015 | Comments Off on Make Cupcake Liner Trees | 717 views]
Make Cupcake Liner Trees

Embellish your gift wrapping, handmade holiday cards, and more with these adorable little cupcake liner trees! Katrina at Splash of Something whipped them up out of some basic supplies. You could decorate these as much or as little as you want – stay simple and make plain trees, add some glitter for “snow”, glue on beads, buttons, or pompoms to create ornaments – the possibilities …