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[5 Jan 2015 | Comments Off | 417 views]
Tutorial: Ribbon Fringe Garland

A while back I was at a local discount store and they were selling huuuuuuge spools of ribbon – 50 yards per spool – for just $1.49 each. I didn’t really need it, and I wasn’t sure what I was going to do with it, but it was such a good deal that I couldn’t pass it up and threw a few assorted colors into …

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[2 Jan 2015 | Comments Off | 1,034 views]
Make a Gold Snake Bowl

Some crafts are of the you’ll-love-it-or-you’ll-hate-it variety, and I have a feeling this project falls into that category.  What do you think of this snake bowl by Jenna at Rain on a Tin Roof?  Personally, I am firmly in the LOVE IT camp!  It’s sure to be a conversation piece.  Her method for making the bowl is quite clever, so make sure you check out her great …

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[31 Dec 2014 | Comments Off | 1,051 views]
DIY Moroccan Lanterns

I’m a fan of Moroccan-inspired decor, especially the luxurious lanterns and light fixtures. Over at Live.Craft.Love, I created some DIY Moroccan lanterns with a clever trick – anyone can make these! [how to paint moroccan inspired lanterns]
Materials Needed:

Darice 6? Filigree Lanterns.
Glass Paint.
Liquid Leading for Glass (or Black glass paint).
Printer and Moroccan Lantern Pattern Template.
Masking Tape.

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[30 Dec 2014 | Comments Off | 683 views]
DIY No-Sew Stenciled Burlap Table Runner

Like a lot of you, I’m crazy about burlap!  It’s such a versatile fabric that can be used in so many ways.  I wanted to add some color and pattern to my table with a new table runner, so I reached for natural and colored burlap to make my own.  The beauty of making it yourself is that you control everything, from the color to …

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[28 Dec 2014 | Comments Off | 1,345 views]
DIY Wooden Spool Wreath

Have extra scrapbooking paper that you need to use up? Here’s the perfect craft to show off that pretty paper — a wooden spool wreath! I just love how it turned out, and that I can enjoy my favorite winter scrapbooking paper displayed in such a cute way. Check out my instructions for making this wreath over at Live.Craft.Love — [how to make a wooden …

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[23 Dec 2014 | Comments Off | 2,358 views]
Make a Winter Wreath Out of Mesh Shower Sponges

Crafting supplies can get expensive, and I’m always looking for inexpensive substitutes, especially when a trip to the craft store is out of the way.  These colorful mesh shower sponges reminded me of floral mesh, so I decided to use them to make a pretty, light up winter wreath for my daughter’s door.

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[16 Dec 2014 | 2 Comments | 713 views]
Tutorial: Designer-Inspired Faux Bronze Christmas Ornament

When this picture showed up in my Pinterest feed, I knew immediately that I wanted to try to make my own version.  I dashed off to Dollar Tree to buy the extra large ornaments I had seen there a few days earlier, and started hatching a plan.  After I was done, I eventually clicked on the Pinterest link and realized the ornaments I had copied …

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[10 Dec 2014 | One Comment | 1,314 views]
Tutorial:  Ornament Wreath

A wreath made out of ornaments has become a classic Christmas decoration. If you’ve always wanted one, you will be happy and surprised to find out just how easy and cheap it is to create your own! You can even use scratched or damaged ornaments for this project, making it a great way to give new life to old decorations that might otherwise …

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[9 Dec 2014 | Comments Off | 758 views]
Tutorial: Simple Angel Decor for Christmas

I’ve always loved angel decor, but it’s a style I haven’t visited in a long time.  These year I find myself coming back to angels, and it’s developed into my crafting theme this holiday season.  Last week I showed you how to make rustic angel ornaments using recycled items.  This week I’d like to show you how to turn a cone and an extra large …

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[2 Dec 2014 | 3 Comments | 1,242 views]
Make Cork Angel Ornaments with Recycled Items

I’m always holding on to odds and ends like corks, bottle caps, lids, and other items in the event that I can use them someday.  For this project, I decided to pull out various bits and pieces that I’ve been collecting or that are left over from other projects to make some unique, recycled angel ornaments.  I used styrofoam balls from Dollar Tree for the heads, …