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Natural décor for fall: Four textured, tabletop trees

My favorite season is right around the corner, so I’m excited to share a few DIY decorating ideas for fall. These four fall crafts are made with natural materials, from pine cones to pumpkins seeds, so they’re perfect for fall … Continue reading

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Tinsel Tuesdays: A new twist on an old favorite — folded paper pinecone ornaments

Christmas crafting doesn’t stop in the summer, right? A lot of you have told me that you craft year-round for Christmas, so welcome to Tinsel Tuesdays, when I share a new Christmas craft every summer Tuesday. Today I have a new … Continue reading

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We’re wearing more green today: A Shamrock Topiary Cone

After I posted yesterday’s St. Patrick’s Day Topiary, several readers commented that it was nice to see some green. For everyone who is snowbound today, I’m sharing more green with another easy decorating idea for St. Patrick’s Day. These quick, … Continue reading

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DIY Winter Wonderland Trees with cupcake liners, crepe paper and paper shred (and a Sparkling Snowman, too)

I know you’re crazy busy with Thanksgiving planning, right? So today, I’ll share these easy Paper Christmas Trees that you can make in less than an hour. I’ll post the tutorial for the Sparkling Snowman on Friday when you have … 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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Celebrating Christmas tree week and 12+ favorite Christmas topiaries

It’s time for the annual Festival of Trees! Every year, I like to feature DIY tabletop Christmas trees and topiaries and I have a beautiful collection to share this week. First, here are more than a dozen, DIY Christmas topiaries … Continue reading

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Tinsel Tuesdays: Repurpose T-shirts to DIY easy Christmas Tree Cones

Don’t you love making something special from nearly nothing? Like the t-shirt wall art I made using old t-shirts. Today, designer Patty Schaffer repurposes a few old t-shirts to make these Christmas Tree Cones. First, you’ll make t-shirt yarn from old … Continue reading

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Don’t cut corners when decorating – decorate them instead

Remember the famous line Patrick Swayze uttered in the movie Dirty Dancing: “Nobody puts Baby in the corner”? Well, how about putting a few cones in your corners? Did you notice the Floor Cones in the Wallpaper Wall Art I … Continue reading

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Festive, DIY Mardi Gras decorations made with Mardi Gras beads

After this winter, who doesn’t need a reason to celebrate? Well, Mardi Gras is March 4, and need I say more? Last year, I used my stash of Mardi Gras beads to make a Mardi Gras Bead Wreath. This year, … Continue reading

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20+ of my favorite Christmas Tree Cones

It’s happened again this year – it’s December 19 and we don’t yet have our Christmas tree. A lot of bloggers stage “Christmas Home Tours” but not me. There’s not much to see here. However, I do want to share … Continue reading

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