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An Earth Day craft for kids to DIY & display all year long

If you’re looking for a craft to celebrate Earth Day on April 22, check out today’s Recycled Globe. You’ll use old newspapers, magazines and junk mail to create your very own Earth Day Globe. Kids learn about repurposing, and about … Continue reading

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More mad for plaid: DIY no-sew Madras Tie Easter Eggs

Today I have another way to repurpose men’s neckties. If you went shopping for second-hand ties after yesterday’s Madras Tie Topiary, I hope you picked up a few extra to DIY these Madras Tie Easter Eggs. I think you’re familiar … Continue reading

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How to make a beautiful, Mixed Media Christmas Angel

This Mixed Media Christmas Angel is one of my favorites. I love the texture of the nail heads around her gown, and the contrast of the glistening, embossed wings. And a repurposed spoon for her head? Heavenly! We’re so close … Continue reading

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DIY ornaments for woodland-theme Christmas décor

Today’s Rag Ball Ornaments are perfect for a woodland theme Christmas tree. These classic ornaments are slightly rustic, and will add a subtle pop of color to more natural woodland elements. The DIY fabric ornaments will be equally at home … 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 Patch of Sweater Pumpkins made with old orange sweaters

Patty Schaffer is sharing another sweater craft today – Sweater Pumpkins. She made her Sweater Pumpkins from two different orange sweaters, and I love the variations in colors and textures. You might be surprised at how easy it is to … Continue reading

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A Fall Sweater Wreath and Felt Flower Bouquet

This fall wreath began life as a striped sweater, and when I saw it at a second-hand store, I knew we could make something beautiful from it. I wrapped it around a wreath and then got stuck. So, I called … Continue reading

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How to make a Teacup Topiary from a flea market find

If you have plans to go junking this weekend, be sure to grab a handful of mismatched teacups to make these sweet, Teacup Topiaries. If you need an inexpensive, handmade gift for Mother’s Day, Teacher Appreciation Week (next week!), or … Continue reading

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