Category Archives: Gift Ideas

DIY a bouquet of roses for Easter, a teacher, your mom, or?

Today’s “Rose Bowl” centerpiece has nothing to do with football. I am sharing a super-easy, Yellow Rose Centerpiece that would be gorgeous on the Easter dinner table. (You may have noticed this pretty little bouquet in the Wallpaper Wall Art … Continue reading

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Easter Eggstravaganza: Craft a beautiful, button-covered egg

I think this DIY Button Egg is one of my favorites in this year’s Easter Eggstravaganza. I love the bright button “polka dots” and the punches of color from the pearl head pins. Making a button egg is pretty straightforward, … Continue reading

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Easter Eggstravaganza: French Post Eggs in a chicken wire cloche

I marvel at how creativity transforms unexpected craft materials, like chicken wire, into something beautiful. Rebekah Meier works her magic to turn a length of chicken wire into a country style cloche, and that’s not all. Nestled inside the cloche … Continue reading

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Easter Eggstravaganza: How to make an Easter Egg Shadow Box

I love the fact that Eggstravaganza Week lets me showcase so many different ways to decorate Easter eggs, like this Easter Egg Shadow Box. This Easter Egg Shadow Box has a folk art style and vintage flair, and is a … Continue reading

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Adorbs! Craft these no-sew softies in time for Easter

It’s the first day of spring*, the perfect day to welcome the Easter Parade! This sweet, barnyard bunch could not be cuter. Better yet, these springtime softies are no-sew, and designer Debra Quartermain shares her shortcuts to make these cute … Continue reading

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Blast from the past: Six Pretty Valentine’s Day Wreaths to DIY

Back for a repeat performance is a collection of beautiful Valentine’s Day wreaths from last year. The wreaths are made with yarn, paper, buttons, and even old sweaters. I do have a new Valentine’s Day wreath to share this year, … Continue reading

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A cupcake crush and how to craft a super-cute, No-Cal Cupcake

I have a good news/bad news story to share today. The good news – my favorite cupcake shop is opening a store just one short mile from my house. The bad news – my favorite cupcake shop is opening up … Continue reading

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A light bulb moment: DIY a Vintage, Marquee Heart without power tools!

Here’s another brilliant Valentine’s Day craft from Kathleen George – a Vintage, Marquee Heart made without metalsmithing skills or gasp, even a piece of metal! I’ve seen some bloggers make their own own marquee signs from metal, but that seems … Continue reading

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A Valentine’s Day String-Art Heart made the easy way

I have two beautiful, new Valentine’s Day crafts to share today and tomorrow. I love them both, and I think you will, too. Today, I’m sharing an Easy, String-Art Heart. Have you noticed the string art trend popping up on … Continue reading

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Valentine Craft: A Valentine Lollipop Tree dressed up as a Lollipop Bouquet

This Lollipop Bouquet is a Valentine’s Day snack, craft, and decoration all in one. And it’s super-easy, too. Like yesterday’s Lollipop Cupcake, this is a change-it-up Lollipop Tree and I’m calling this sweet tree a Lollipop Bouquet. While scouting for … Continue reading

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