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[30 Mar 2013 | One Comment | 2,517 views]
Make Upcycled Sweater Slippers

There are lots of great ways to keep your feet warm inside: Socks, warm puppies, blankets, snuggies. If you need something more portable than a warm puppy and socks just aren’t cutting it, take the lead from Kat of We Can Re-Do It. She turned an old sweater into a pair of snuggly warm slippers and took lots of pictures so that you can, too! …

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[29 Mar 2013 | No Comment | 1,472 views]
Tutorial: Easter Egg Bunny Domes

I thought I was done with my Easter crafting, but on a whim I wandered through the holiday section at Dollar Tree one last time – just in case, ya know?  That’s when I came across a set of interesting plastic eggs, designed to sit upright with transparent, domed tops on them.  I immediately thought of my Easter egg faux terrarium project and decided it …

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[28 Mar 2013 | No Comment | 848 views]
Make Crocheted Flower Flip Flops

Are you ready for sandal season?  I know I am anxious to put my winter boots back in the closet and not think about them until fall!  If you need a new pair this year, check out this flip flop makeover from Kara at Petals to Picots.  She used some simple crocheting to add pretty flowers to them – and the yarn also pads the …

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[27 Mar 2013 | No Comment | 1,406 views]
Tutorial: Easter Grass Peeps Pops

Yesterday I showed you the Peeps Terrarium we came up with during our Peeps-inspired crafternoon. Here’s another quick and super simple idea for edible crafting with Peeps: Peeps Pops featuring Peeps Bunnies in Grass on a stick. Say that five times fast!
Project Materials:

Peeps, $1
Popsicle sticks or pop sticks, $1 and up
Shredded coconut, $1 or on hand
Green food coloring, $1 or on hand
White chocolate melts or …

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[27 Mar 2013 | No Comment | 828 views]
Tutorial: Spring Hair Picks

My daughter has blonde hair all the way to her bottom.  I’m always looking for cute ways to put her hair up quickly!  I made these hair picks for her and am excited to see her reaction when she gets them in her Easter basket.

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[26 Mar 2013 | 3 Comments | 3,791 views]
Tutorial: Peeps Terrarium Easter Dessert

Peeps are a traditional Easter candy in my family — we must have them every year, or it isn’t really Easter. I am always excited to see them at my local dollar store when I start shopping for Easter basket supplies and goodies. This year I picked up a few boxes of Peeps so we could get creative with them — I put the boxes …

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[26 Mar 2013 | 17 Comments | 54,614 views]
Tutorial: Cracked Glass Stones for Crafting

This project is a family favorite. My kids *love* to “crack” glass stones with me. They don’t even make anything with them most of the time, they just enjoy watching the glass crack and then admiring their handiwork. I like to paint the stones, glitter them, set them in bezels, make magnets, and all kinds of other things. But let me …

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[25 Mar 2013 | 5 Comments | 5,532 views]
Tutorial: Quick Fabric Wall Art

Who has been in this scenario before?  Your walking through Dollar Store and you children find something they can’t live without.  It’s only a dollar so you say ok.  Then it sits in the bag for months until you finally decided to give it to Goodwill, throw it away or reinvent it.  The latest must-have for my children were some mounted canvas wall picture they could color themselves.  …

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[24 Mar 2013 | No Comment | 3,005 views]
A Simple Storage Solution with Rubbermaid

This post brought to you by Rubbermaid® All AccessTM Organizers. All opinions are 100% mine.

Organization has proven to be one of the most difficult challenges of being an adult. (I'm lucky that's my biggest problem, I guess.) But really, it can be overwhelming and discouraging to find "a place for everything and everything in its place."

This is a picture of one tiny section of …

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[24 Mar 2013 | 7 Comments | 8,802 views]
Make Wire Jewelry with Clothespins

I have been known to tear apart clothespins to use the wooden bits for various projects. But what about the metal spring part? Mine usually end up in the recycling bin – but not anymore! The ever-so-clever Michelle from Mich L. in L.A. was playing around with them recently and came up with a delightful jewelry design. The best part? No tools required! (Seriously!) [how …

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[23 Mar 2013 | One Comment | 12,990 views]
Make Bottle Cap Coasters (and 9 other bottle cap crafts!)

Bottle caps have such neat little architectural details they practically cry out to be saved. But if you’re like me, you’ve got a sizable collection and no idea what you’re going to do with it! Luckily, Heather wrote a great post over at Home Made Simple with 10 great bottle cap craft ideas including the adorable coasters pictured above. [how to make bottle cap coasters …