Tag Archives: diy

Road Trip Recap: ShurTech Brands, the home of Duck Tape® and other fun ideas (plus, a giveaway!)

I love a good duct tape craft, so I was really excited when ShurTech Brands, maker of Duck Tape®, invited me to visit twice this past month. I got to see the plant floor where they churn out 40 million … 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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Psst – this succulent container garden isn’t really stone!

This DIY Succulent Planter looks like stone, but here’s the secret – it’s made from a ball of STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam and stone-like paint. Brilliant and easy, and thank you to designer Kathleen George for sharing her tutorial to make … Continue reading

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Tinsel Tuesdays: A Mixed Media Snowman Collage

After last winter, I am so done with snow, at least for a while. But, I adore this Mixed Media Snowman Collage by uber talented collage artist Rebekah Meier. Rebekah created a scene within a scene, crafting a tree shaped … Continue reading

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DIY a summer-easy Patriotic Lollipop Tree

I’ve shared how to make a Lollipop Tree before – I like making Lollipop Bouquets and dressing them up for different holidays. Lollipop Trees are a fun and easy craft, and they serve double duty as a dessert and centerpiece, and … Continue reading

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Tinsel Tuesdays: A new twist on an old favorite — folded paper pinecone ornaments

Christmas crafting doesn’t stop in the summer, right? A lot of you have told me that you craft year-round for Christmas, so welcome to Tinsel Tuesdays, when I share a new Christmas craft every summer Tuesday. Today I have a new … Continue reading

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Kid’s Craft Idea: How to make a Stegosaurus Dinosaur

If you have a dinosaur fan in your house, I bet he or she would love to make their own dinosaur, just like in the movie Jurassic World. Today, I have a tutorial to make your own Stegosaurus, no genetic … Continue reading

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Kid’s Craft Idea: DIY your own Jurassic World Dinosaur

We’re all about DIY, not DNA, so we can’t grow our own dinosaurs like they do in the movie Jurassic World (opening in theaters tomorrow!), but we can DIY a dinosaur or two. Today’s tutorial shows you how to make … Continue reading

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Kid’s Craft Idea: DIY a Minecraft Pencil Cube

If you have kids, you’ve probably heard of Minecraft. In fact, you’ve probably heard of Minecraft even if you don’t have kids! This crazy popular video game let’s kids create worlds using cubes as building blocks. Making a Minecraft Pencil … Continue reading

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Kid’s Craft Idea: Make a Decoden-Style Pencil Cube

Have you ever heard of Decoden? It’s a Japanese craft in which items like cell phone cases are lavishly decorated with miniature charms, beads, cabochons, and more. The blinged-out decorations remind me of an I Spy book and you see something … Continue reading

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