Category Archives: Home Decor

Natural décor for fall: Four textured, tabletop trees

My favorite season is right around the corner, so I’m excited to share a few DIY decorating ideas for fall. These four fall crafts are made with natural materials, from pine cones to pumpkins seeds, so they’re perfect for fall … Continue reading

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Hang this Patchwork Sweater Wreath on your front door

Most crafters I know love to repurpose, turning discards into something beautiful. Kathleen George is a master at repurposing and today she shares another sweater craft, transforming a few old sweaters into a beautiful Patchwork Sweater Wreath.  (By the way, my … Continue reading

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The perfect summer-to-fall wreath: DIY a Cork & Burlap Flower Wreath

Have you seen the pads of textured papers in the scrapbook aisles of your local craft store? The textures are fabulous, and the pads include cork, burlap and corrugated cardboard. Mix and match a few of these papers (well, they’re … Continue reading

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Tinsel Tuesdays: DIY a Recycled Tie Wreath for Christmas (or year-round)

I have lots of photos today because I am showing off two dazzling and elegant Recycled Tie Wreaths made by Kathleen George. Kathleen’s first wreath is in rich shades of reds, perfect for Christmas. She shares a second Recycled Tie … Continue reading

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How to make a Rustic, Faux Pallet Wood Wall Clock

I have another pallet wood tutorial from Debi Schmitz today (she shared her Faux Pallet Wood Snowman earlier this week). I think you’ll be amazed at Debi’s Rustic, Faux Pallet Wood Clock. It looks so real! But, once again, you won’t … Continue reading

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Tile Mosaic Crafts: DIY mosaics for the garden and indoors, too

I love mosaics, but I’ve not yet tried to make my own. And I have no excuse – making a 3-D mosaic is as easy as this five-step tutorial. How pretty would these mosaic eggs, cone or even a tile … Continue reading

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How to make Custom Candle Pedestals

The crafters I know love to learn new techniques, which is why today’s post is so much fun. Designer Koren Russell has mad skills, and she’ll lead you through cutting and shaping STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam, and working with air-dry modeling clay … Continue reading

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Tinsel Tuesdays: How to make a Snowman Candle Pedestal

Today’s Tinsel Tuesday tutorial (how’s that for alliteration?) is a special, DIY gift idea – a Snowman Candle Pedestal. In a clever “hat trick”, a 3” pedestal candle finishes off his top hat. Like Frosty, the top hat really brings … Continue reading

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Cool, contemporary DIY Wall Art as bright as a summer day

It’s big, it’s bold and it’s bright! If you’d like a statement piece for your walls, DIY this Green & Aqua Wall Art. It’s cool and it’s contemporary, with vivid colors reminiscent of a bright summer day. In the winter, … Continue reading

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Tinsel Tuesdays: DIY Scalloped Felt Christmas Cones

These easy, Scalloped Felt Christmas Cones will add a little whimsy to your Christmas décor. When is the last time you crafted with felt? Sometimes, I think felt is overlooked for newer, flashier products, but there’s a lot of creativity … Continue reading

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