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[29 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 45 views]
Tutorial:  Butterfly Garden Art from a Whisk

As I’ve mentioned several times in other posts, I have been slowly putting together a “fantastical” garden area inspired by the Mad Hatter’s tea party in Alice in Wonderland.  My garden is made up of tea pot and tea cup creations, and I’m also filling it with whimsical DIY garden art.
I made a dragonfly out of a whisk, and my daughter liked it so much …

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[9 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 1,109 views]
Make Donut Necklaces

I tend to geek out over pretty much anything that is in miniature, and I’m somewhat of a donut addict, so when I saw these clever donut necklaces from Miranda at iLoveToCreate, I may have squealed a little in my excitement.  They are just too cute!  It’s also a very clever way to use puffy paints, with the dimension it adds giving the illusion of …

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[4 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 529 views]
Make Wine Cork Photo Holders

If you are a wine drinker and a crafter, chances are you have a stash of corks.  Looking for a cute way to use up a few of them?  They make adorable photo holders!  Enid at A Charming Project whipped these up out of a few common supplies.  They would look fabulous on your desk or mixed in with traditional framed photos in a display …

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[22 Jun 2014 | One Comment | 1,389 views]
Make an Eraser-Stamped Shirt

With the 4th of July right around the corner, there is no better time to start DIYing for the holiday than now.  This adorable shirt from Jessica at Cutesy Crafts was made with a genius technique – stamping around a masked area with a pencil eraser!  The effect is sort of fireworks-y, making it perfect for the occasion; you could also change the shape and …

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[14 Jun 2014 | 2 Comments | 2,842 views]
Make DIY Marquee Letters

Hosting a movie night?  Really wow your guests with these DIY marquee letters!  Jordan from Oh Happy Day used – believe it or not – foam core board and posterboard to create these fab light-up letters.  The lights she used were about $15 a string at Target, but you could just as easily use cheaper strands of lights (preferably LED lights to reduce the risk …

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[11 Jun 2014 | No Comment | 1,548 views]
Make a Painted Driftwood Mirror

We’ve seen driftwood-trimmed mirrors before, but never like this!  Alisa Burke has a wild style we love, and she brings that crazy artistic eye to this project by adding a little paint and yarn.  If it’s too wild for your taste, you can adapt it with different colors; for instance, white and blues and some sisal twine would make it fit nicely into a beachy, …

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[7 Jun 2014 | One Comment | 2,848 views]
Make Stenciled Garden Stepping Stones

Stepping stones are a great way to add both functionality and personality to your garden space. Haeley from Design Improvised wanted to out some in her garden, so she snagged a couple of plain pavers from Lowes at a price of $1.30 each and spruced them up with a pretty paint job! I love her playful combination of colors and the honeycomb pattern she …

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[26 May 2014 | No Comment | 698 views]
Make a Stamped Watermelon Tablecloth

With Memorial Day upon us, the start of summer picnic season is here!  And what picnic is complete without watermelon?  Over at the iLoveToCreate blog, Aunt Peaches shares how she made this festive watermelon tablecloth using an apple stamp.  Yes, an apple!  She used an old bed sheet as her fabric for this project; a drop cloth would also be a great option.  If watermelons …

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[17 May 2014 | One Comment | 2,018 views]
Make Giant Kraft Paper Flowers

Paper is one of our favorite craft mediums because it is so very versatile. You know that roll of kraft paper you have tucked in the closet? It’s good for so many things besides just wrapping gifts. Get inspired by these ginormous paper flowers that Caitlin from The Merry Thought made for a floral themed baby shower! They would also be great for weddings, birthdays, …

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[16 May 2014 | No Comment | 1,069 views]
Make a Colorful Wine Cork Picture Frame

Any wine drinkers in the house?  Let’s raise a glass to cork crafts!  If you’re a wine lover, chances are you have a stash of corks you’re holding onto for one project or another.  If you’re not sure yet what your plans are for those corks, here is an idea from Jessica at Two Shades of Pink.  Painted slices of cork become confetti-like dots, creating …