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[2 Sep 2015 | No Comment | 62 views]
DIY Metallic Crafts for Organization

Metallics are super trendy these days, and our friend Tanner from A Little Craft In Your Day recently shared a couple of organizational projects that involve metallic paint.  These projects – painted wooden bowls and animal bookends – would be great for DIY dorm decor!  Look for the plastic animals at the dollar store, and check yard sales and thrift stores for wooden bowls on the …

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[31 Aug 2015 | One Comment | 595 views]
Make a Popsicle Stick Pumpkin

School is starting back up, the air is getting cooler, and bits of color are starting to show in the trees.  That means it’s time to start your fall crafting!  We’ve long been fans of the humble popsicle stick as one of our favorite craft supplies.  Check out how Menucha at Moms and Crafters used popsicle sticks to create this 3D pumpkin decoration.  These would …

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[14 Aug 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Back-to-School Clipboard | 653 views]
Make a Back-to-School Clipboard

Dollar Tree is a great source for plain ol’ school and office supplies, but what if you are looking for supplies with a little more personality?  Well, you can always give those plain supplies a makeover!  Over at I Heart Naptime, Courtney gave some dollar store clipboards a school-themed makeover using vinyl and her Silhouette.  If you don’t have a vinyl cutting machine, you can …

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[13 Aug 2015 | One Comment | 454 views]
Make Back to School Blocks

Summer is winding down.  Back-to-school is already here for some, and just around the corner for others.  Are you ready?  If you need a quick, simple teacher gift, check out these adorable back-to-school blocks by Susan at Organized 31.  She made hers out of some upcycled Jenga blocks that she found at a thrift store, but any small, well-sanded blocks of wood will work!  [how …

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[7 Aug 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Mini Fruit Garland | 514 views]
Make a Mini Fruit Garland

The fruit trend in crafts this summer is something we can definitely get behind – yum! And it’s no secret that we love tiny things. So, unsurprisingly, this fruity garland got our attention. Sara from Tell Love and Chocolate cleverly put this project together out of craft foam with paint and sharpie embellishments.

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[5 Aug 2015 | One Comment | 842 views]
Make DIY Spin Art

Did you ever make spin art as a kid?  It ‘s just the right amount of random and messy and bright that make it amazingly fun!  You can easily make your own spin art using one simple tool from the kitchen – a salad spinner!  Over at DIY Candy, Cheryl shared this easy method.  You’ll probably want to reserve the spinner strictly for craft purposes …

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[3 Aug 2015 | Comments Off on Make Back-to-School Glitter Mason Jars | 1,300 views]
Make Back-to-School Glitter Mason Jars

With back-to-school looming in the not-so-far-off future, it’s time to start thinking once again about teacher gifts!  These cute, glittery mason jars from Crystal at A Pumpkin & A Princess are a fun, practical project that will look fabulous displayed on your favorite teacher’s desk.  We’re especially fond of the pencil-themed jar, cleverly designed with the addition of a few stickers to give it the …

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[31 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on Make Citrus Tea Towels | 766 views]
Make Citrus Tea Towels

We love a good tea towel project, and this one is particularly cute for summer!  Sarah from Sarah Hearts used a clever combination of simple stamping and embroidery to make these fruity kitchen accessories.  If tea towels aren’t your thing, this motif would also be cute on a tote bag, a t-shirt, or any other fabric item that could use a bit of sprucing up!  [how …

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[6 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on Make Geometric Washi Stenciled Coasters | 569 views]
Make Geometric Washi Stenciled Coasters

If you are a washi tape collector, chances are you have more of the stuff than you know what to do with.  Know the feeling?  Here is a creative use you might not hav thought about – use washi in varying widths to stencil fun and funky patterns!  Over at the blog Ludorn you can find these snazzy geometric coasters.  The instructions are in German, …

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[1 Jul 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Polka Dot Mirror | 838 views]
Make a Polka Dot Mirror

The dollar store pretty much always has mirrors on the shelf, but generally they are lacking in personality.  Kimbo from A Girl and a Glue Gun grabbed one of those plain mirrors recently and, with a little bit of wood, gave it a makeover worthy of a high-end catalog!  Head over to her blog for the step-by-step, with minimal power tool use required!  [how to …