DIY Christmas Ornament Ideas

21 Christmas Ornaments You’ll Love To Make

October 16, 2014

An afternoon filled with hot cocoa and Christmas ornaments has become a tradition in our house in December. Before we officially trim the tree, we always have a little crafting time first! When the kids were very little, we started out just letting them color the cheapy-cheap die-cut shapes from the dollar bin at the […]

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DIY Cleaning Slime Recipe

September 22, 2014

DIY cleaning slime is great for picking up dust and lint from hard-to-reach places. It ¬†leaves no residue and will last quite a while in an airtight container. It’s a lot like the kids play slime you may have seen, and if you have some of that in your house, you know it picks up […]

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Ultimate List of Awesomely Jaw-Dropping Halloween Pumpkin Carving Stencils

September 16, 2014

Go from pumpkin carving newbie to master pumpkin artist with these easy to use (and mostly free) templates for carving your pumpkins this year! We’ve got the spooky classics like witches and jack-o-lanterns as well as some of your favorite Disney characters. ¬†And also cats, deer…hey, we’ve even got a p Pretty ballerina stencil! Just […]

19 Sweet Christmas Sewing Crafts

August 25, 2014

Get a jump start on your holiday sewing and crafting with this collection of Christmas-inspired projects. You will find sewn ornaments, patterns, tree skirts, cute little doll patterns and so much more in this post! Enjoy! 1.Easy felt Christmas tree ornaments pack – So Sew Easy To accompany the Felt Christmas Tree I shared with […]

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Agate Ghost Photo Pendant – Darby Smart Project Mashup

July 16, 2014

The wonderful team at Darby Smart sent me a kit to make their Agate Pendant. The project kit is really perfect as-is, but realizing the lovely agate stones were somewhat transparent, I was inspired to see what ELSE I could do with it… Why not use the stone to make a wearable memory? Add a […]

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Inspiration and Creative Business Building With Nicole Shariat Farb of Darby Smart

July 16, 2014

Recently, I had the pleasure of chatting with Nicole Shariat Farb, CEO & Co-founder of Darby Smart, an amazing new site that features cool kits and “tested approved” craft supplies for people who like to make things. Thank you so much for talking with me, Nicole and sending me the super cute pendant kit! 1. […]

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Cool Ideas For Crafting With Sand

July 5, 2014

This time of year, I just want to find a sandy beach and kick off my flip flops. When I get home, I often find a little sand in my pockets. And into dryer. And everywhere really! Why not get crafty with it, right? Here are a few super cute crafts you can make with […]

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Printable Kit! Pineapple Instakeeper Mini Album

June 30, 2014

Here is a printable kit to make a cute little album that is just PERFECT for Summer! (And a creative way to have fun with the latest pineapple craze in crafts.) Each of these designs print a 4×6 card that can be assembled into a mini album or brag book. Just save to your computer […]

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Pineapple Craft Ideas

June 29, 2014

What is the freshest trend in fashion, home decor, and even crafting right now? Pineapples! I know. No, I don’t know why decorating with this yummy fruit has become the coolest thing going, but I have to admit…pineapples applied to things are actually really cute! Some of these are yummy and edible crafts, some are […]

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17 Super Easy 4th of July DIY Ideas

June 23, 2014

How creative can someone get with Red, White, and Blue? Very! Check out these easy and fun crafts and diy decorating ideas and see how you can make them your own! 1.4th of July Dynamite Party Favor DIY – Oh Happy Day! 4th of July Dynamite Party Favor DIY. by Chiara Alberetti Milott. The 4 […]

Just Beachy!

June 17, 2014

I’m ready for a little beach fun! Are you? Here are lots of ideas for DIY ‘s you can make to take on your next seaside getaway. Striped beach tote DIY {Guest post by Britni at Paper & Stitch … Striped beach tote DIY {Guest post by Britni at Paper & Stitch}. Posted on Tuesday, […]

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Totally Terrific Tote Bag Crafts

June 2, 2014

The perfect getaway is filled with sightseeing, sand or grass between your toes, and lots of fresh air and fun. Tote bags make the perfect thing to “tote” around all of your vacation finds or even just pack a quick change of clothes. There are so many ways to sew, embellish, and make crafts using […]

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The BEST Stencil Trick Ever!

May 27, 2014

I love stencils…but sometimes I’m a little sad when my paint coverage turns out a little blotchy or streaky from brush strokes. Want to know a way to get rid of brush strokes and bad coverage for your stencil projects? Easy! Don’t use a brush! When I want to float paint into the stencil to […]

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DIY Nature Resist Fabric

May 27, 2014

This is a fun one for kids and adults alike! Use things you find in nature to make a pattern on some pre-washed cotton fabric. Next use a fabric spray paint (I used one from Tulip) and spray over your pattern from directly above. I kept the spray paint about a foot above my leaves […]

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DIY Father’s Day Gift Ideas

May 26, 2014

Oh Dad, you don’t ask for much. Just a kid-free corner of the garage to work on your projects. And maybe a Porche. Well ok, he’s not getting the sports car, but you can appeal to his manly-man interests by creating a gift basket JUST for him. Some Dads like woodworking and tools. Others are […]