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Can bats be pretty? Take a look at this Halloween Topiary!

I don’t mind bats swooping around on a summer night, as long as they are outside. But when they’re inside, like the times I’ve had them in the bedroom, or the laundry room, or discovered that they liked to hibernate … Continue reading

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Candy Corn Crafts Week: Make a Punched Fabric Candy Corn

I have a stash busting Candy Corn Craft today. It uses a favorite technique in which you punch a square of fabric into your foam shape. You’ve seen this technique used to make Christmas ornaments, like the Peppermint Stripe Christmas … Continue reading

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Tile Mosaic Crafts: DIY mosaics for the garden and indoors, too

I love mosaics, but I’ve not yet tried to make my own. And I have no excuse – making a 3-D mosaic is as easy as this five-step tutorial. How pretty would these mosaic eggs, cone or even a tile … 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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Happy Day: A bluebird & mushroom to DIY and winners announced

How do you make a whimsical mushroom craft even better? Pair a big, polka dot mushroom with the bluebird of happiness and you get Rebekah Meier’s Springtime Bluebird & Mushroom. Rebekah has shared her paper clay creations with us before, … Continue reading

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Carnation Cupcake Centerpiece celebrates special times

Oftentimes, when we have good news to celebrate, I head to the cupcake store for a special treat. Cupcakes make it festive, and these adorable, Carnation Cupcakes kick it up a notch, too. If you need a special occasion centerpiece … Continue reading

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An easy, calorie-free Chocolate Easter Egg Topiary

So, I kind of like checking out the plastic Easter eggs every year to see what’s new. There’s always a different pattern or design I can add to my collection for Easter morning. When I saw these “chocolate,” plastic Easter … Continue reading

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Ten Carrot Crafts to DIY

Spring is all about the bunnies, which means you need to have a few carrot crafts, too. Today I’m sharing ten carrot crafts from several favorite bloggers (or should I say ten, ten-carat carrot crafts?). We all know carrots are … Continue reading

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Mad for Plaid: Repurpose old ties for your spring décor

We all love a good recycle craft, right? There’s something so satisfying about repurposing old or discarded items and making them beautiful again. That’s what designer Kathleen George did when she picked up a handful of madras ties at the … Continue reading

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DIY a 30-minute (tops) St. Patrick’s Day Topiary

When I spied this St. Patrick’s Day garland in a discount store, I knew it was the start of a super-easy St. Patricks’ Day Topiary. (Remember my Mardi Gras Feather Boa Wreath? I had a similar idea for that wreath, but … Continue reading

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