Category Archives: Craft Tutorial

Tinsel Tuesday: How to DIY a Yarn Ball Christmas Wreath (and use up leftover yarn)

My daughter is a knitter, and we have lots of leftover yarn bits around the house. Now I know what to do with the leftover yarn – DIY a Yarn Ball Christmas Wreath! This Yarn Ball Wreath doesn’t have to … Continue reading

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How to make a Faux Concrete & Succulent Wreath

Fresh, modern concrete home décor is all the rage, but I’d never mess around with the real thing and mix up my own concrete. I wish I was that adventurous, but I’m not. However, you might remember how I fell … Continue reading

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Tinsel Tuesday: DIY a cozy, Felt Leaf Christmas Cone

Can you ever have too many tabletop Christmas trees? Sweet little cones to tuck in here and there, display in a corner, showcase on a tabletop, or wherever you need a little holiday cheer? No, I didn’t think so! So, … Continue reading

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Craft for kids: DIY a Faux Foam Cactus

I have a Barrel cactus in my kitchen window, and does that little plant have big spikes! Ouch! If you’re looking for a fun – and painless, craft for the kids this summer, today I’m sharing a kinder, gentler, DIY … Continue reading

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DIY party decorations with colorful confetti!

The party theme continues from last week (don’t miss Patty Schaffer’s cutest-ever Cupcake Birthday Card) and we’re making colorful, confetti party decorations. Once you hang up this Confetti Wreath and display the Confetti Cones, you are ready to party! These … Continue reading

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Tinsel Tuesday: DIY an adorable Snowman and keep cool!

How hot is it where you live? I know some readers are suffering scorching heat and I hope today’s Snowman & SNOW Cubes will help you keep your cool. Is there a better time to DIY a snowman than on … Continue reading

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How to make a Cupcake Birthday Card

There are lots of June birthdays in the family, so today I am sharing Patty Schaffer’s clever, DIY Cupcake Birthday Card. Patty’s card is like a birthday greeting and gift all in one, and enjoyed without a single extra calorie. … Continue reading

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Tinsel Tuesday: Make Ribbon Christmas Ornaments from your stash

I don’t know about you, but I save the smallest pieces of ribbons. The ribbon scraps are too pretty to throw out. Now, I’m glad I saved them because I can use all of the leftover ribbon to make these … Continue reading

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Patriotic crafts for kids: DIY a Tissue Paper Flag

Looking for a summertime, patriotic craft for the kids? I have a few patriotic crafts linked up today, and a new tutorial for a DIY Patriotic Flag Door Hanger. Kids will have fun making this flag – it’s easy enough … Continue reading

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Tinsel Tuesday: DIY Holiday Deco Spheres with paper clay

These elegant, Holiday Deco Spheres look expensive, but they’re easy to make. Each step is pretty quick, and due to the drying time, you can work on them when you have a minute. I think the DIY Holiday Deco Spheres … Continue reading

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