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[28 Sep 2015 | One Comment | 1,045 views]
Tutorial: Candy Corn Inspired Candles

A couple of weeks ago I was at the store and came across an endcap of clearance crafts supplies, including some DecoArt Americana Chalky Finish paint for 92 cents a bottle.  SCORE!  The colors I found are called delicate (yellow), inheritance (orange), and everlasting (white), and I knew immediately I wanted to use them to create a muted, subtle version of candy corn colors.
But should I …

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[24 Sep 2015 | One Comment | 1,236 views]
Make Medusa Head Wall Art

As a Halloween decorator, my tastes tend to run a little toward the macabre, but with a bit of sophistication.  So when I saw this fun Medusa head wall art from Jennifer Perkins, I swooned a bit!  Hers is made using some dimensional wall art that she found at a thrift shop, but you could also use a painting.  This project is just one element of …

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[22 Sep 2015 | One Comment | 919 views]
Make a Crepe Paper Halloween Wreath

If your Halloween decorating tastes run in the spooky-yet-sophisticated category, then this is a project you must see!  Over at Live Craft Love, Laura made this showstopping wreath out of unexpectedly simple materials – recycled cardboard and crepe paper streamers!  The texture of the crepe paper gives it a bit of extra spookiness – for a different look you could also try this technique with …

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[21 Sep 2015 | 41 Comments | 1,115 views]
Burlap Ribbon Milk Bottle Vase And a Giveaway

Today I have shared a very special (and simple!) tutorial for creating these cute vases made of milk bottles (or recycled coffee bottles), using pretty burlap ribbon and baker’s twine. I’ve posted the tutorial for making these cute DIY fall decorations over at Ribbon Resource so go check it out! [DIY Burlap Ribbon Vases]
But stay for the GIVEAWAY!
Actually, there are TWO giveaways!

Go enter to win …

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[18 Sep 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Paper Plate Holder Jack-o-Lantern | 1,477 views]
Make a Paper Plate Holder Jack-o-Lantern

If you spend much time in thrift stores or going to yard sales, you have probably seen a bajillion wicker paper plate holders.  Next time you see them, grab ’em and make some of these cute Jack-o-lanterns by Sarah at Sadie Seasongoods.  And if you find a whole stack pf plate holders, you can cut out all kinds of different faces to make a fun …

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[16 Sep 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Skeleton Hand Halloween Wreath | 1,759 views]
Make a Skeleton Hand Halloween Wreath

Give spooky a sophisticated twist with this skeleton hand wreath!  Vanessa from Tried & True gave the plastic hands a visual upgrade with the help of some metallic sliver spray paint.  It’s amazing what a big difference you can make with a little paint!  We also love that the center of her wreath is a chalkboard, allowing you to customize and change the sentiment on …

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[15 Sep 2015 | Comments Off on DIY School Supply Wreath – Teacher Gift Idea | 628 views]
DIY School Supply Wreath – Teacher Gift Idea

Kids are back in school, and that means it’s time to think about teacher gifts! Here’s a quick and easy wreath you can make with stuff you can find at the dollar store — a School Supply Wreath. Find my tutorial over at Live.Craft.Love: [school supply wreath]

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[11 Sep 2015 | Comments Off on Make an Eyeball Halloween Wreath | 1,535 views]
Make an Eyeball Halloween Wreath

Have you started thinking about Halloween decor yet?  Only 7 weeks left until the end of October, and if you are a DIYer you know that it’ll sneak up on you way too fast if you don’t get a head start on your projects!  At See Vanessa Craft, Kiki from Kiki and Company shared how she made this spooky eyeball wreath using a free printable that …

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[9 Sep 2015 | One Comment | 1,069 views]
Make Novelty Push Pins

It’s no secret that we love novelty silicone ice cube trays.  They come in a ton of fun shapes and are really great tools for crafting!  Sara at Tell, Love and Party came up with yet another great idea for them: custom push pins!  She used a flamingo ice cube tray for hers, but with so many different shapes of ice cube trays out there …

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[5 Sep 2015 | Comments Off on Make No Sew Fabric Pumpkins – with Toilet Paper! | 1,772 views]
Make No Sew Fabric Pumpkins – with Toilet Paper!

The problem with seasonal decor, especially if you live somewhere with limited storage space, is finding a place to put it once its season has passed for the year.  If you are familiar with this conundrum, then you need to see these adorable fabric pumpkins by Ananda at A Piece of Rainbow.  Believe it or not, these cute little decorative pumpkins are constructed using rolls …