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Fall harvest décor: Six crafts made with pinecones, acorns, and other nuts

Today’s tutorials are classics – how to make crafts with pinecones, acorns, and other fall finds. The Acorn & Pinecone Deco Spheres are beautiful au naturel, of course, but we went for glam with a metallic gold finish. I’m also … Continue reading

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Arachnaphobes beware: Halloween spider crafts to DIY

We’re crawling with spider crafts today – but they’re really not all that creepy. These spiders glitter, sparkle, and even smile. First up is a cute, Daddy Long Leg Spider Kathleen George made with a ball of STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam … Continue reading

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A Halloween Recipe: How to make Pickled Eyeballs

Sounds pretty gruesome, right? But display a few jars of Pickled Eyeballs and wait for the laughs. Pickled Eyeballs have to be one of the best DIY ideas yet for decorating for a Halloween party or haunted house. You can … Continue reading

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Easy fall décor: How to make a Yarn & Burlap Acorn

It’s another easy craft idea for your fall décor – DIY Yarn & Burlap Acorns. I used a variegated yarn in warm fall colors to make the Yarn & Burlap Acorns, and they are sure to add a cozy touch … Continue reading

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How to make elegant, No-Sew Velvet Pumpkins

These No-Sew Velvet Pumpkins are gorgeous, especially when topped off with real pumpkin stems. I bet you’re already familiar with tucking fabric pieces into STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam. It’s the same technique Kathleen George used when she made the Satin & … Continue reading

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Tinsel Tuesdays: DIY Wall Art decks your walls for Christmas

Here’s a cute idea for DIY wall art that’s an easy Christmas gift idea, too. Make the DIY Ornament Wall Art in your favorite colors, and then use the other set of half balls to make one for gift giving. … Continue reading

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Tinsel Tuesdays: Cowabunga, it’s a Skiing Snowman!

It may be hot outside, but this little Skiing Snowman is ready for a downhill run. For a little frosty fun on a hot, summer day, Kathleen George shares a tutorial to make this refreshing Skiing Snowman. Get a group … Continue reading

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Tinsel Tuesdays: Make a needle-felted, Ice Cream Cone Christmas Ornament

This cherry-topped, handmade Ice Cream Cone Ornament is sweet as can be! Look closely and you can see the special touches designer Rebekah Meier added to this DIY Ice Cream Cone Ornament, like a bright red “cherry” and a few … Continue reading

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Tinsel Tuesdays: Score big with these DIY Sports Ball Ornaments

Golf? Baseball? Soccer? If you’re having a sports-filled summer, I bet you know someone who would love one of these DIY Sports Ball Ornaments. Topped with  tiny Santa hats, these Sports Ball Ornaments are so festive. With a little help … Continue reading

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Inch by inch, here’s how to make a Wiggly Worm Marionette

Who isn’t fascinated by the antics of an inchworm? This Wiggly Worm Marionette mimics an inchworm, gliding along on easy-to-maneuver marionette strings. This DIY inchworm puppet is a perfect rainy day craft project for kids – the bright colors, fun … Continue reading

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