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A Kwanzaa craft for kids: How to DIY an ear of corn from felt & yarn

A few years ago, the magazine Kids Crafts 1-2-3 (no longer published, sadly) asked us to make a craft for Kwanzaa. What is Kwanzaa? It’s a seven-day festival that starts on December 26 and celebrates African and African American culture. … Continue reading

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Craft these pretty, Vintage Felt & Lace Tabletop Trees

This week’s Festival of Trees is almost over. I’ve loved sharing so many DIY Christmas topiaries with you, from the Retro Starburst Christmas Tree to the whimsical forest of Paper Christmas Trees yesterday. Today’s Christmas topiary tree is a sweet, … Continue reading

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A corrugated cardboard craft, and the winners announced

It’s the first day of fall, and the perfect day to share these pretty, paper pinecones. These DIY paper pinecones will be a beautiful, understated addition to your fall décor, and will make elegant Christmas ornaments, too. Humble, everyday corrugated … Continue reading

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How to make pretty Pomanders five different ways

Whether you’re looking for DIY wedding decorations, or you simply need a little springtime in your life (yes, please!), I’m sharing a video tutorial today that’s all about DIY Pomanders. You can make Pomanders with tulle, tissue paper, cupcake liners, … Continue reading

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A sweet, three-step Valentine’s Day Sweater Wreath

I loved this sweater when I saw it at the Goodwill Store last year, though I didn’t have plans for it at the time. I pulled it out a few weeks ago to make this super-fast, three-step Valentine’s Day Sweater … Continue reading

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A tale of two snowman crafts; which one will you make?

Do you remember the fable about the country mouse and the city mouse? These two snowman crafts remind me of that story. There’s the charming and shabby “In the Meadow” Country Snowman, and the chic, Forever Fashionable Snow Lady in … Continue reading

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Easy, red & white Peppermint Pinwheel Topiaries

These cheerful Peppermint Pinwheel Topiaries stand more than 12” tall. They would make a stand-out addition to your mantel or a buffet table. Or, add a hanger to the peppermint “candies” and they become Christmas ornaments. This wraps up the … Continue reading

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Three beautiful, Christmas mantels with lots of DIY holiday decorating ideas

I’m sharing three different Christmas mantels today, all decked out with holiday cheer. Whether you’re looking for lux & lavish, or sweet & simple, you’ll like these easy holiday decorating ideas. After all, easy Christmas decorating ideas are always welcome … Continue reading

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Make a pretty, Felt Pinecone & Poinsettia Wreath (and a celebratory giveaway)

I have so many fun Christmas crafts to share with you in the weeks ahead. Today, I have a tutorial for a beautiful Felt Pinecone & Poinsettia Wreath designed by Kathleen George. The Felt Pinecones would make sweet ornaments and … Continue reading

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Let’s Celebrate Christmas in July with handmade, Felt & Ribbon Ornaments

How hot is it where you are? Triple digits? Or just the 90s or 80s? Let’s crank up the chill with a little Christmas crafting, like these Felt & Ribbon Ornaments. The bright, red and green color scheme on these … Continue reading

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