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[8 Jun 2014 | 2 Comments | 1,388 views]
Make a No Sew American Flag Shirt

Dress for the 4th of July in DIY style with this easy waving flag shirt – no sewing required! With a clever use of materials, Ginger from Gingerly Made used ric rac to simulate the waving motion of a flag in the breeze. This motif isn’t limited to shirts either – add a waving flag to a tote bag, whip one up on …

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[18 May 2014 | No Comment | 706 views]
Make a Garden Hose Wreath

This year at my house it is time to invest in a new hose.  The old one still looks fine, but as soon as you turn it on it shoots up a fountain-like leak.  Know the feeling?  Feel bad about throwing that old hose in the trash?  Jill from Create.Craft.Love. has an idea for you!  She turned an old hose into a lovely spring wreath …

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[11 May 2014 | No Comment | 867 views]
Make Rolo Graduation Cap Favors

In celebration of her little brother’s graduation, Katie from Made to be a Momma decided to make some favors for his graduation party.  This simple idea is quick to make even in larger quantities and can easily be customized to match any school’s colors by changing the color of the paper and ribbon.  She used empty wrappers from the candies on top of her caps; …

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[2 May 2014 | 9 Comments | 4,878 views]
Tutorial: Floral Statement Necklace

Celebrate spring with an easy and inexpensive floral statement necklace inspired by one from Kate Spade that is no longer available.

This necklace can be made quickly made from silk flowers, fingernail polish and ribbon.

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[7 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 880 views]
Make Ribbon Carrot Treat Holders

With Easter swiftly creeping up on us, now is the time to start thinking about crafts for the holiday!  If you have treats that need to be distributed, putting them in a cute container turns them into something even more special.  Sherri at About Family Crafts come up with this cute idea, covering a paper mache cone with ribbon to turn it into carrot that …

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[7 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 855 views]
Make a Valentine Table Scatter Bunting

The dollar store is one of my favorite places to pick up inexpensive seasonal crafting items.  A perennial favorite across all seasons is their glitter table scatter. Over on Creative Green Living, I show you how to take some wired burlap ribbon and combine it with Valentine table scatter to make a cute bunting perfect for a mantle, door, or mirror.  [how to make an …

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[5 Feb 2014 | 3 Comments | 532 views]
Tutorial:  Mini Valentine’s Day Banners

 
All of us here at DSC are loving the floral heart decorations that Dollar Tree has this year for Valentine’s Day. We’ve all been feeling inspired by them, and the other day I decided to turn a package of them into something cute and Valentine-y to hang on the wall. After a little playing and brainstorming I came up with these vertical Valentine banners – …

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[27 Jan 2014 | 7 Comments | 8,891 views]
Tutorial: Valentine’s Day Infinity Scarf

Every time the holidays change, I make a point of visiting Dollar Tree to see what’s new for the season.  This year I spotted something that I was instantly drawn to: lightweight fabric scarves.  They were obviously made of cheap materials and weren’t much of anything special on their own, but I had a feeling that with a little DIY they could be transformed into …

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[5 Jan 2014 | 2 Comments | 2,516 views]
Make Reversible Ribbon Bracelets

I’ll admit it: I am a ribbon junkie.  And I tend to buy more of it than I actually use – I just can’t walk away when I see a pretty pattern or color at an unbeatable price, so over the years my collection has grown to the point where it is nearing ridiculousness.  This project from Bonnie at Going Home to Roost is a …

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[21 Nov 2013 | No Comment | 5,102 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. …