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[25 Nov 2013 | One Comment | 2,800 views]
Make a Birdseed Winter Wreath

Not only is it the holiday season, it’s also migratory bird season!  I’ve been seeing all kinds of unfamiliar feathered critters pecking away at the neighbor’s many birdfeeders lately.  Draw the birdies to your own yard and decorate for the holidays at the same time with this birdseed wreath by Heather at Whipperberry.  You’ll love it, and your visitors will love it – the human …

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[24 Nov 2013 | One Comment | 12,850 views]
Make a Faux Leaf Bowl

I have a ton of faux leaves in fall colors hiding in my stash, and yet every year I find myself buying more of them.  Have you ever found yourself wondering what to do with a pile of fake foliage?  Colleen at Vivint’s The Neighborhood used some to create a pretty leaf bowl.  It would look great as part of your Thanksgiving tablescape, or anywhere …

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[23 Nov 2013 | 7 Comments | 10,297 views]
Make Light-Up Snowman Magnets

Battery-operated tea light candles are a great alternative to the real thing, but they also allow you to use them in ways that you can’t with regular candles.  These sweet little snowmen by Shaunte at Craft Unleashed are a great example of a use for them that is totally outside the box!  You could even give them as gifts, working them into your gift wrapping …

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[22 Nov 2013 | One Comment | 10,088 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 | 2,910 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 | 12,472 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 | 1,797 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 | 4,060 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 | 1,619 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 | 1,682 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 …