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[10 Oct 2013 | No Comment | 2,360 views]
Make a Ragamuffin Pumpkin Topiary

 
If a scarecrow and a pumpkin had triplets, I’m pretty sure this topiary craft from Nellie Bellie would be the result. I love the raggedy look of the patches and haphazard stitches. It’s fun and whimsical and reminds me a bit of Sally from Nightmare Before Christmas. [how to make a ragamuffin pumpkin topiary]
Project estimate:

Foam pumpkins, $3 and up
1 Dowel, on hand or $0.50 and up
Fabric scraps, …

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[12 Jan 2013 | One Comment | 2,624 views]
Make a Valentine’s Day Candy Topiary

Holidays with candy-related traditions are some of my favorites. It’s no surprise, then, that some of my favorite crafts for those holidays also include candy! This candy topiary by Laura at About A Mom was kmade using sour cherry candies from the dollar store. Try using a variety of other red candies to get different looks as well! [how to …

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[12 Dec 2011 | One Comment | 4,670 views]
Make Wine Glass Topiary Trees

That Shannon over a Madigan Made, she’s such a clever one!  Inspired by some paper shades she’d seen for wine glass candle holders and the cone tree trend that’s been hot lately in blogland, she dug into her scrapbook paper collection and got busy.  The results are stunning!  You can whip these babies up in just a few minutes, and when it’s time to change …

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[24 Nov 2011 | 14 Comments | 26,532 views]
Make Adorable Cupcake Liner Christmas Trees

Have you noticed the great selection of cupcake liners at the dollar store lately? There are tons of cute holiday-themed liners to choose from. You already know I am a baking supplies addict, so you can count on the fact that I have at least one of each style of cupcake liner currently available at the dollar store. These adorable holiday tree decorations were made …

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[30 Jan 2011 | 8 Comments | 10,726 views]
Make a Foil Pie Pan Rose Topiary

When this photo first popped up on my computer screen, my jaw hit the floor.  I love things that are a modern take  on something classic and elegant, and this foil pie pan rose topiary made by Jeromina of Paper, Plate, and Plane is just that.   She made hers as part of her winter decor, but I think that it would make a great …

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[20 Jan 2011 | 4 Comments | 12,276 views]
Valentine Decor Roundup

Okay, I know most of us are probably still in recovery from last month’s crafty race to the holidays, but it’s time to start thinking about Valentine’s Day!   I love Valentine crafts.  They have a mix of elegance, romance, and cheesy humor to which no other holiday projects can compare.  If you need a little inspiration to kick you in the pants and get you …

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[12 Dec 2010 | 4 Comments | 9,291 views]
Make a Candy Cane Topiary Tree

I’ve been loving the decorating-with-candy trend that has been so popular this year.  I think my favorite candy Christmas decor item so far has been this candy cane topiary tree, designed by Courtney from Pizzazzerie.  Her oh-so-sweet creation uses candy canes held in place with special icing  “glue”; her blog post includes a link to the recipe, and you probably have everything you need to …

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[2 Dec 2010 | 3 Comments | 5,089 views]
Make a Holiday Frame Topiary

Looking for an inexpensive way to decorate for the holidays, Angie at Have Family, Will PCS made these adorable Christmas frame topiaries using holiday buckets and cute frames. She got her supplies in the dollar bins at Target and Michael’s, but they also have similar supplies at Dollar Tree. Any of these places are great sources for supplies. This cheap and easy craft would be …

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[22 Apr 2010 | 13 Comments | 211,961 views]
Masquerade Party Ideas? (Candy Buffet!)

Hi Heather,
I first want to say that I love your blog and always enjoy seeing the crafts you showcase. I have seen you come up with ideas for several other decorating and party schemes (and your readers are wonderful too!) so I was hoping you might be able to help me out.
My husband’s family (of 14 kids *gasp) has 7 birthdays …

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[7 Oct 2009 | No Comment | 2,900 views]
Make a Mossy Topiary Tree

Reader Mandi Shandi sent this great idea in for a decorative topiary tree, all made from stuff on hand and dollar store items! It looks great, is simple to make, and cost her $5! You can make topiaries to suit your seasons (wouldn’t a fall tree be pretty?), or make one and modify the decorations to suit the holidays, etc. [click here for the tutorial]
The …