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[22 Nov 2013 | One Comment | 10,026 views]
Make Cupcake Christmas Ornaments

Who doesn’t love cupcakes?  Just the mention of them makes me long for a bite!  If you, too, are a fan of the paper-lined personal cakes, then you will want to check out this Christmas ornament tutorial by Jaderbomb at iLoveToCreate.  They are so quick and easy that she whipped up enough of them to decorate an entire small tree with nothing but cupcakes.  I …

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[21 Nov 2013 | 4 Comments | 2,909 views]
New Christmas Tradition: Secret Society of Bubblers + Camera Giveway

One of the best things about having children is that it really helps you to recapture the magic of the holiday season! All the traditions of Christmas become fun again when you get to carry them out with your children. A lot of fun kids’ traditions surround our Christmas: cutting down our own tree, the boys decorating the tree to the sounds of Christmas music, …

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[21 Nov 2013 | Comments Off | 12,426 views]
Make an Epsom Salt Snowman Vase

Christmas is a great time to add touches of whimsy to your decor. This fat little snowman vase by Shannon at Madigan Made is so adorable and fun that you’ll feel sad packing him away at the end of the season! This one was made using a fishbowl-style vase, but any round container will work, including votive candle holders or recycled jars. …

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[20 Nov 2013 | Comments Off | 1,482 views]
Free Thanksgiving Printables From Smilebox

Give thanks for Thanksgiving! Here’s something to give thanks for: free printables from Smilebox, a cool service that provides new cool graphics weekly that you can print, share, and more. This week, they are offering Free Thanksgiving printable party decor, including some really cute Thanksgiving paper chain (write what you are thankful for on each link!).

There are also Thanksgiving fill-in cards, place cards, and a …

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[20 Nov 2013 | Comments Off | 1,792 views]
Make a Decoupaged Thanksgiving Silverware Holder

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays because it brings together my entire (and very large) family for some quality time.  And while the traditional Thanksgiving dinner scene shows a family all sitting around one table, our family is so large that not only do we not all fit at one table, we also don’t fit in one room!  For this reason our holiday meals …

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[19 Nov 2013 | 3 Comments | 3,954 views]
Tutorial: Burlap Flower Centerpiece

I love to craft with burlap.  It’s so plain and simple yet versatile, like a good pair of jeans.  You can dress it up or tone it down by pairing it with different craft supplies.  With this project, I used colorful red burlap and added a little bling to make a pretty centerpiece for the holidays.

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[18 Nov 2013 | 3 Comments | 1,614 views]
Make Bread Tag Gingerbread Men

For a long time I saved up a collection of bread tags, knowing that there had to be some wonderfully creative use for them. Amanda from Crafts by Amanda has made them into several cute projects, including these adorable gingerbread men! How cute would these be if you used them to close up little bags of holiday treats? (Now I know what …

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[17 Nov 2013 | One Comment | 1,681 views]
Make a Piñata Advent Calendar

Does your family do an advent calendar? I am always on the lookout for really unique advent calendar ideas, like this piñata-style idea by Sara at Handmade Charlotte. Each day you pull the string on one of the hanging mini piñatas and out drops a treat! The tutorial uses a pre-made paper fringe, but you can also cut your own fringe from …

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[16 Nov 2013 | Comments Off | 7,753 views]
Make a Wrapping Paper Wreath

It seems like every year I end up buying more wrapping paper than I actually use.  And every year, even though I always have some left from last year, I still find myself buying more.  What can I say?  I am unable to resist pretty patterned papers of any kind, especially when they are cheap!  So what can you do with all of that extra …

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[15 Nov 2013 | Comments Off | 1,633 views]
Make a Birthday Banner Box

Looking for an alternative to a traditional birthday card? This fun concept from Sally at Oh Happy Day may be just the whimsical idea you are looking for! The banner-in-a-box not only functions as a greeting, it can also be out on display by the recipient to celebrate their special day. You could also adapt this project to just about any occasion …

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[14 Nov 2013 | 2 Comments | 2,839 views]
Make a Corn Husk Wreath

I love that fall decor is traditionally full if all kinds of natural elements that go along with harvest season. And I have always been a big fan of corn husk crafts, ever since I learned how to make corn husk dolls as a child. One of the best parts about crafting with corn husks, besides the fact that they look cool, is …