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[20 Jul 2013 | 3 Comments | 1,336 views]
Make a Slinky Dog Toy

While Megan from Brassy Apple was on vacation with her family, her sister came up with a fun project! Her son was watching Toy Story and really wanted a slinky dog, so she took a dog and a slinky and combined them! For extra durability you might want to try this with a plastic slinky, which will stand up to more adventures that …

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[19 Jul 2013 | No Comment | 1,273 views]
Host a “Newlywed Game” Night

A while back i spotted some mini dry erase boards in the school supply section at Dollar Tree and I knew that there had to be some clever uses for them.  All the way across the country, Breanna at Dollar Store Mom saw the same set of dry erase boards and was inspired to make a Newlywed Game activity out of them!  It’s a perfect …

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[18 Jul 2013 | One Comment | 2,202 views]
Paint Faux Sea Glass Drinkware

I’ve lived within a few miles of Lake Michigan for pretty much my whole life, and for as long as I can remember I have enjoyed walking along the beach and collecting bits of colorful glass worn smooth by the waves and sand.  But what if you don’t have access to beach glass, or you don’t have enough pieces to complete a project?  Over at …

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[18 Jul 2013 | No Comment | 6,088 views]
Crafty Candy: 6 Cool Projects to Make This Week!

I have lots of crafty goodies for you this week, my friends! Some of them inspired by candy, some of them look like candy, and some are just sweet little craft projects. Which one will you make first?

1. Candy Crush Sandals by DIY Doyenne
I have managed to avoid the Candy Crush addiction, but only because I am trying to discipline myself and keep on task …

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[17 Jul 2013 | 6 Comments | 3,271 views]
Tutorial: Pet Food Place Mat

We have the messiest dog  in the world; he drags his food all over the house to eat it and always has a puddle of water around his dish.  I found place mats to put under his dish, but they just didn’t have that pet look.  Wanting to give him something that was especially for him, I transformed a dollar store place mat into a …

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[16 Jul 2013 | 5 Comments | 5,229 views]
Tutorial: Faux Ceramic Bottle

I have a TON of above-the-cabinet space to fill in my home, but not much of a budget to decorate with.  I love decorative ceramic vases and jars, but even on sale, they can get pricey.  So, in my usual DIY fashion, I set out to find a way to make my own!
The start up price for this project is a little higher than most …

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[15 Jul 2013 | No Comment | 332 views]
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I love that my kids know their way around technology, but I don’t always want them stealing my devices. If only there was a kid-friendly device they could call their own. Oh wait, there is! The LeapPad Ultra:

Built for kids, inside and out, LeapPad Ultra is the 100% kid-perfect tablet with 7” hi-res …

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[15 Jul 2013 | No Comment | 4,265 views]
Embroider a Cardboard Tube Bangle

What do you do with the empty cardboard tube when you finish a roll of tape?  Do you toss them in the recycling bin, or are you the type who packs them away just in case you come across a good idea for reusing them?   If you answered the latter, then this project from Alison at Whimsey Box is one you’ll want to remember!  …

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[14 Jul 2013 | One Comment | 4,491 views]
Make a Plastic Canvas Bracelet

Plastic canvas has always been one of those supplies that calls to me from the craft store shelves, beckoning with its versatility and its cheap price point, so I am always on the lookout for good ideas for projects with it. Over at Crafts Unleashed, Shaunte used some colorful sheets of plastic canvas to make “beads” that she turned into a fun bracelet!  This would …

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[13 Jul 2013 | 2 Comments | 3,115 views]
Make a Dinosaur Phone Tripod

My iPhone is one of my most important possessions – it goes everywhere with me and serves so many different purposes that it’s indispensable! But you know what would make it even handier? A tripod! Shannon from eat.sleep.MAKE. made one for herself using the back half of a plastic dinosaur and I could not be more delighted with her design. Not …

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[12 Jul 2013 | One Comment | 2,837 views]
Tutorial: School Spirit Centerpieces

I recently attended my 15-year class reunion – it seems crazy that it’s been that long already! As the crafty person in my graduations class, I was asks to be in charge of the decorations, and I knew that I had to knock it out of the park. The most important part of my decorating was the centerpieces for all of the tables. When I …