Tag Archives: Styrofoam cone

How to DIY a sweet & easy, Valentine’s Day Paper Flower & Buttons Tree

Do you know someone who deserves a pretty flower bouquet this Valentine’s Day? Patty Schaffer’s Paper Flower & Buttons Tree is like a sweet little nosegay for someone special – your mom, a friend, a neighbor, or maybe your child’s … Continue reading

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A Christmas craft for kids: Chenille Swirl Christmas Tree

Chenille stems + kids = a fun and easy Christmas craft that kids can make. The kids will have a blast shaping wired and fuzzy chenille stems into coils, and then decorating their very own tree with the coils. Patty … Continue reading

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How to make easy, Needle-Felted Holiday Trees

The Festival of Trees continues today with these cozy and colorful, Needle-Felted, Tabletop Christmas Trees. If you’ve always wondered how to needle felt, these Felted Christmas Trees are an easy DIY. Starting with a shape of STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam as … Continue reading

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DIY a White, Christmas Flower Cone (and a new giveaway)

Every year, I seek out tutorials for the most beautiful, tabletop Christmas topiary trees for the annual Festival of Trees. It’s my goal to find all different styles of Christmas cones, so that every reader will find the perfect Christmas … Continue reading

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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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