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[11 Apr 2015 | Comments Off | 270 views]
Tutorial: Recycled Can Windsock

Spring is here!  If you are looking for an inexpensive way to dress up your yard, this idea starts with materials out of the recycling bin.  Cute, cheap, and Earth-friendly are qualities that make a wonderful crafty trifecta!

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[8 Apr 2015 | Comments Off | 330 views]
Tutorial: DIY Sunglasses Holder

Are you always trying to find your shades?  This quick and easy DIY project will help you organize your sunglasses.  Just hang it by your door and you’ll never waste time searching for them again!  Check out the video to see how Heather whipped this one up, or keep reading to see the project in photos.

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[6 Apr 2015 | One Comment | 416 views]
Make Mommy-and-Me DIY Aprons

Do you have a little helper who loves to be in the kitchen?  Then this is the DIY for you!  Over at the Little House on the Prairie blog, Heather shares how to turn a few dollar store items into a matching set of mommy-and-me aprons.  Based on a passage from the book “By the Shores of Silver Lake”, this idea will get you on the …

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[23 Mar 2015 | Comments Off | 293 views]
Tutorial: Make a Bunny Headband for Easter or Your Dress Up Bin!

Whether you have a little one around your house who would like playing dress up with a mini bunny top hat, or you want one for yourself to dress up for Easter (you’re never too old!), this bunny headband is a super fun project. You can even substitute some of the store-bought materials for things out of the recycling bin, making this not only adorable but affordable too!

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[16 Mar 2015 | Comments Off | 516 views]
Tutorial: Easy Shamrock Bow

Shamrocks, shamrocks everywhere – it’s that time of year again! I dug out all of my green craft supplies recently in honor of St. Patrick’s Day and came up with this easy shamrock bow made out of ribbon. I used burlap ribbon, which is a strip of burlap that is finished on the sides so it won’t unravel, but you can use any green ribbon (wired or not wired) for this project.

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[5 Jan 2015 | Comments Off | 471 views]
Tutorial: Ribbon Fringe Garland

A while back I was at a local discount store and they were selling huuuuuuge spools of ribbon – 50 yards per spool – for just $1.49 each. I didn’t really need it, and I wasn’t sure what I was going to do with it, but it was such a good deal that I couldn’t pass it up and threw a few assorted colors into …

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[21 Dec 2014 | Comments Off | 384 views]
Tutorial: Mirror Ornament

If you’ve perused the candle aisle at Dollar Tree, you’ve probably seen the little round mirrors that re intended for use a s a pillar candle base.  But there are so many other crafty things that you can do with them as well!  Using a few seasonal items, you can turn one into this pretty ornament.  I love mirrored ornaments on the tree because they …

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[28 Nov 2014 | 2 Comments | 4,048 views]
Tutorial:  Kitchen Towel Angels

Do you have someone on your holiday gift list who enjoys spending time in the kitchen?  Turn a collection of practical kitchen items into a fun present by making a kitchen towel angel!  With a few rubber bands and a little folding, you can easily transform a potholder, a dish cloth, and a dish towel into this heavenly doll.

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[15 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | 785 views]
Tutorial:  Fall Garland

Our DSC community moderator from our crafty Facebook group, Terrie, is here with us again today to share this gorgeous fall garland!  When she originally shared it with the group, we all gave it lots of oooohs and aaaaahs, so we are very happy that she provided us with directions!  This would look phenomenal swagged across a fall mantel or over a doorway.  And it’s …

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[3 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | 1,533 views]
Tutorial: Cork Christmas Tree Ornaments

I’ve always loved ornament making, so this year I’ve decided to make it more of a focus!  As I was leafing through my stash with ornaments in mind, I came across a roll of cork that I snagged for cheap at a local discount store.  I found myself wondering how it would look with wood stain.  Then I remembered I had green wood stain.  And …