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[21 Nov 2013 | Comments Off | 12,495 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 | 1,801 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 | 4,127 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 | 1,620 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 | 1,683 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 | 7,853 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 | 1,650 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 | 2,853 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 …

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[13 Nov 2013 | One Comment | 1,929 views]
Tutorial: Candy Dish Place Card Table Favors with Dollar General

This post brought to you by Dollar General. All opinions are 100% mine.

For parties big and small, no matter the occasion, I am a firm believer that party favors are a must. If you're hosting a party that will also include assigned seating, you can even turn your place cards into party favors, giving them a two-in-one purpose in your tablescape! When I went …

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[13 Nov 2013 | One Comment | 4,488 views]
Make a Hardware Bracket Necklace

The chevron look is still hot these days, and it’s popping up everywhere, even the hardware store! That’s where Erin from Thanks, I Made It came up with a stack of construction brackets that she turned into a simple, stylish necklace. I love how she used varying colors to give the necklace more visual interest. You could even spray paint the brackets …