Category Archives: Craft Tutorial

Two Christmas ornament tutorials: Pretty paper packages tied up in bows, and Christmas trees, too

As promised, I have more pretty, paper Christmas crafts from Patty Schaffer today. You can never have enough ornaments, right? And these DIY Christmas ornaments would make beautiful gifts, too. Change the papers, change the colors, mix up the ribbons, … Continue reading

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Hang up this sweet, Paper Mitten & Snowball Garland all season long

Isn’t this the sweetest garland? Patty Schaffer designed the Paper Mitten & Snowball Garland, and you know that she makes the prettiest paper crafts. (Her etsy shop always has something new, so take a peek when you have a minute.) … Continue reading

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Everyone’s favorite: A Penguin Ornament made from a glove

Just when you thought a penguin couldn’t get any cuter, how about a DIY Penguin Ornament sporting a colorful stocking cap (made from a sock, of course). These adorable Penguin Ornaments require no sewing and no stuffing, so you know … Continue reading

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Serving up a pasta Christmas craft for kids

It’s National Pasta Day today, the perfect day for this pasta craft for kids. You’ll use tube-shaped penne pasta to make this Pasta Christmas Tree Cone. The pasta is inserted at an angle right into the cone of STYROFOAM™ Brand … Continue reading

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Fall harvest décor: Six crafts made with pinecones, acorns, and other nuts

Today’s tutorials are classics – how to make crafts with pinecones, acorns, and other fall finds. The Acorn & Pinecone Deco Spheres are beautiful au naturel, of course, but we went for glam with a metallic gold finish. I’m also … Continue reading

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Presto-change-o: A Thanksgiving Turkey Wreath transformed into a seasonal Deco Mesh Harvest Wreath

Do you remember the Thanksgiving Turkey Deco Mesh Wreath Patty Schaffer made? The colors of the Deco Mesh were beautiful, and I wanted to adapt it and make a season-spanning Deco Mesh wreath for fall. So, I got to work … Continue reading

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Arachnaphobes beware: Halloween spider crafts to DIY

We’re crawling with spider crafts today – but they’re really not all that creepy. These spiders glitter, sparkle, and even smile. First up is a cute, Daddy Long Leg Spider Kathleen George made with a ball of STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam … Continue reading

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Non-scary Halloween décor: Colorful, itsy bitsy Halloween spiders

Spiders that aren’t scary? And might even be pretty? Take a peek at these cute & colorful Halloween Spiders and I think you’ll agree that this is a non-scary Halloween craft. These little spider gems aren’t going to scare anyone. … Continue reading

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A DIY Halloween Eyeball Wreath that glows in the dark

You know about my duct tape addiction, right? When I bought the Glow duct tape to make my Halloween Ghost Wreath, I picked up a roll of Glow googly eye tape, too. Duct tape + googly eyes? Perfect for a … Continue reading

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Say “Happy Halloween” with this sweet, handmade Halloween Card

Tissue paper, Mod Podge and an egg of STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam are all you need to make the spirited, Halloween ghosts on this Halloween greeting card. While you’re at it, use your supplies to create a few extra ghosts and … Continue reading

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