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[10 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 526 views]
Haul Video: Heather’s Consumer Crafts Haul

I just received my latest order from ConsumerCrafts.com, and I want to share with you all the goodies I found there!  Consumer Crafts is one of my favorites sources for finding a wide variety of craft supplies at very reasonable prices.  This time around my selections have kind of a country theme to them – a little less rock ‘n’ roll than my usual selections. …

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[9 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 2,036 views]
10 Fall Wreaths to Make This Weekend

Need some ideas for fall wreaths? We’ve got you covered! Many of these tutes use a Styrofoam wreath form, but you can get the same effect by cutting 3-4 doughnut shapes from corrugated scrap cardboard and gluing them together. Cheaper and plastic free!

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[8 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 446 views]
Tutorial: Faux Druzy Quartz Ring (plus a book review!)

Druzy quartz jewelry is hot, hot, hot right now!  Authentic druzy jewelry isn’t super expensive, but it’s still not cheap.  If you love the look but can’t afford the price tag on the real thing, you can easily recreate the style using a rock from your yard.  Find out how by watching the video below!  Or, if you prefer written instructions, keep scrolling for a …

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[7 Oct 2014 | 2 Comments | 742 views]
Tutorial: Bewitching Door Mat for Halloween

Whether decorating for Halloween or hosting a “Wizard of Oz” party, this fun welcome mat is great way for guests to make an entrance at your door!  This quick and simple to make project was inexpensive, too, thanks to $1 purchases at Dollar Tree.
I love to decorate for Halloween, but I don’t like gory decor.  I like my Halloween decor to be a little spooky …

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[6 Oct 2014 | One Comment | 464 views]
Tutorial: Faux Tie Dye Tote Bag

A while back I bought a canvas tote bag at a local discount store – it was a plain white bag of a nice size, and it was cheap, so I picked it up with no particular plans for it, but knowing that it would make a good project.  A few weeks later I got a new laptop, and discovered that the tote bag was …

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[5 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 820 views]
Make Crepe Paper Mums

One of my favorite things about fall is mums!  I look forward to them every year.  If you love mums too, then check out these gorgeous ones made out of crepe paper by Lia Griffith.  I love all of her paper flower projects, and these are particularly fabulous!  They are made using sheets of crepe paper, which you can find in the gift wrap or …

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[4 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 462 views]
Make a Button and Tassel Keychain

I am a saver of scraps and random odds-and-ends, so I am always on the lookout for ideas that are good for using up my stash of little tidbits.  If that also describes you, you’ll love these button tassel keychains from Julie at Sum of Their Stories!  Stylish, cute, and easy, these are a great stashbusting project, and would also make wonderful gifts.  You could …

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[3 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 689 views]
Make Ghost Pudding Cups

Give after school snacks or party treats a spooky twist with these quick and easy ghost pudding cups!  Kristi from I Should Be Mopping the Floor whipped these up by simply adding a fun ghost face to each cup.  You can use vanilla pudding for this project, or check out her post which includes a recipe for making white chocolate raspberry pudding instead – YUM!

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[2 Oct 2014 | One Comment | 2,467 views]
10 Grown-Up Leaf Crafts for Fall

Fall leaf crafts aren’t just for kids! Sure, pressing leaves and using them for painting is fun, but why should kiddos get all of the leafy fun? Your kids can certainly help with some of these projects, but I scoured Pinterest for leaf crafts that don’t look kid-made when they’re done.

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[1 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 1,056 views]
6 Fascinating Halloween Ideas: Headbands & Treat Buckets

Want to dress up for Halloween in an understated way? How about a fun Halloween fascinator headband? I have created three different looks for the Live.Craft.Love blog: A creepy spider, a fanciful bat headband, and a bird’s nest. Each of these headbands takes less than 15 minutes to make! Find out more: [3 Halloween Headbands]

I also created three different custom treat buckets for Halloween: a …

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[1 Oct 2014 | One Comment | 732 views]
Make Yarn and Cardboard Tube Bracelets

There are so many things to love about these bright and funky bracelets by Michelle at MollyMoo – they’re made from recycled materials and scraps, they look really fabulous, and they offer a great opportunity for motor skills and pattern making lessons with the kiddos!  This would be a great project for a scout group, a sleepover, or other such occasions.  And they turn out …