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A favorite Duck Tape craft (and do I need a Duck Tape intervention?)

Am I the only one who scans the Duck Tape® display, always scouting for new patterns? Some days I wonder if I need a Duck Tape intervention. I added another roll to my stash this weekend when I noticed that … Continue reading

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Wishing you a magical holiday

Can you believe that 2013 is almost over? I hope your year closes with a very Merry Christmas, and a wonderful New Year. I’ve had a lot of fun this year, and I thank you all for joining in the … Continue reading

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Pop in tomorrow for the Halloween Popcorn Box Blog Hop

It started as a small kernel of an idea. What can you make with a popcorn box? That was the challenge issued by artist and designer Laura Kelly. The Halloween Popcorn Box Blog Hop starts tomorrow, and you’ll see an … Continue reading

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Happy July 4th to you and yours

I want to wish you a happy Fourth of July. I am spending the day with family, eating pancakes, watching parades, swimming, and grilling out. I hope you are also spending your day with family and friends, celebrating the land … Continue reading

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More DIY ideas to decorate and organize kids’ bedrooms

Today I’m continuing the series on ideas for decorating a girl’s bedroom. Check out the sweet ensemble below – these are all easy, DIY home dec accessories. If your daughter is like mine and pink is a big “NO!”, just … Continue reading

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There’s no such things as a Styrofoam cup!

Nope, there are no Styrofoam cups and there aren’t Styrofoam meat trays, coolers, packing peanuts, or other foam products, either. After years of reading media reports about how “Styrofoam is bad for the environment”, I wanted to take a minute … Continue reading

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Two DIY burlap topiaries for your spring décor

I don’t know about you, but I’m still waiting for my gardens to come to life, which make these Blooming Burlap & Buttons Topiaries all the sweeter. One look at these pretty topiaries and you know it’s spring. And because … Continue reading

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Keeping it real: I’m in the business of boxes

You know I work in the craft industry, right? And maybe you even thought that it was a kind of cool, maybe even kind of glamorous job? Some days it can be a lot of fun, and other days, well, … Continue reading

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A quick Christmas gift idea: Make a Christmas Candy Bouquet

Hostess gifts, teacher gifts, holiday gifts for neighbors, “thank you” gifts for the bus driver, mail carrier, etc., etc. – the list goes on and on. For these occasions, a Christmas Candy Bouquet is a DIY gift idea that’s festive, … Continue reading

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A Festival of Topiary Trees: How to make a Creamy Christmas Button Topiary

Here’s the last Christmas topiary tree in this week’s Festival of Topiary Trees. Rebekah styled her Creamy Christmas Button Topiary differently than many I’ve seen, and the buttons are glued on, giving it a sleeker profile. Like all of the … Continue reading

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