Category Archives: Craft Tutorial

More farmhouse décor: Easy plaid accents to DIY tonight!

Sometimes, the crafts I make are so easy, I’m almost embarrassed to share them. Like these DIY Plaid Flannel Cones. The tutorial is just two steps, and you could probably make these just by looking at them. I’m o.k. with … Continue reading

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Grab a cup of cocoa and check out this Farmhouse-Style Plaid Wreath

DIY this season-spanning, Farmhouse-Style Plaid Wreath today and enjoy its cozy warmth all winter long. This is a favorite technique for making a fabric wreath, but to give it a shabby style, I used fabric strips instead of fabric squares. … Continue reading

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Craft hack! DIY a Wood Slice Wreath the easy way!

Today I’m revisiting my Faux Barn Wood Wreath to create a Wood Slice Wreath. I love a shortcut and this wreath is all about easy! Instead of spending hours slicing and dicing tree branches, I used a fat quarter of … Continue reading

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He’s rugged & rustic: How to DIY a Burlap Snowman

This rustic, DIY Burlap Snowman would be right at home in the north woods, watching over a forest of Christmas trees. Designer Debra Quartermain cleverly fashioned him from burlap ribbon and balls of STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam – couldn’t be easier! … Continue reading

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Make a funny face on these stacking pumpkins

More pumpkins today, and these personality-packed Pumpkin Cubes are fun for everyone! Gather the family, a Scout troop, classroom, or even your bunco club and have each person make a Pumpkin Cube. Then, stack them up for a whimsical display. … Continue reading

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Pumpkin crafts and new, no-sew Cowhide Pumpkins

I’ve rustled up a few Cowboy Pumpkins today! No-sew pumpkins are easy enough that I like to experiment with different looks, like the Minky Pumpkins I made last year. One of my experiments was a pretty big craft fail, but … Continue reading

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Wind up more Christmas yarn crafts: DIY a few Chunky Yarn Trees

I’ve been crafting a lot with yarn this season, and I had this beautiful, chunky yarn left over from my Pom Pom Wreath. I didn’t care for the pom poms I made with this yarn, but I love these DIY, … Continue reading

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Craft a creamy, dreamy Pom Pom Wreath (and there are oodles of ways to make pom poms!)

Pom poms make me happy! They’re soft, playful and fun to make. Yes, I made 80+ pom poms to DIY my Pom Pom Wreath, but it didn’t feel like a chore. I worked on making the pom poms over a … Continue reading

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It’s creepy, it’s crawly, it’s Halloween Spider Web String Art

Recently, I took an early morning walk and the dew was heavy – throughout the field, spider webs sparkled and dripped with dew. It occurred to me, spiders are experts at string art. Why not DIY Spider Web String Art … Continue reading

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Fun Halloween craft! How to DIY a Haunted Candy Corn Forest

You know I love candy corn crafts for Halloween, right? I am sharing a new candy corn craft today – a Haunted Candy Corn Forest. These colorful, candy corn “trees” stand up to 15” tall, and are a fun Halloween … Continue reading

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