Category Archives: Craft Tutorial

DIY sparkling, elegant New Year’s Eve décor (it’s easy!)

Here’s a way to dress up New Year’s Eve, even if the holidays stretched your budget (and your time and energy) to the max! Mix up paint, cones of STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam, and a little sparkle and you’ll have yourself … Continue reading

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DIY a sparkling, New Year’s Eve Confetti Wreath

This is the first time I’ve featured DIY New Year’s Eve decorations on the blog, and this glitzy wreath suits the occasion! I found these mini, mirrored balls at Hobby Lobby several years ago and they reminded me of the … Continue reading

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Kids will love making this DIY Rudolph the Reindeer Ornament

It’s time for Reindeer games today, as designer Linda Valentino joins us to share her Rudolph the Reindeer Ornament.  This ornament is so cute, and kids are going to love making Rudolph the Reindeer, and then hanging him on the … Continue reading

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A Peppermint, Teddy Bear Ornament to DIY

I have another peppermint-theme Christmas craft today. This Peppermint Teddy Bear Ornament is a cutie, and he will look adorable on the Christmas tree. Kids will love this sweet, Peppermint Teddy Bear Ornament, but they will need some help with the DIY. … Continue reading

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DIY a Candy Cane Wreath, and more peppermint Christmas crafts

December 1? It’s candy cane season, and it’s time to share this DIY Candy Cane Wreath. Does anything say Christmas more than a Candy Cane Wreath? I love red and white at Christmas time, but I was still surprised by … Continue reading

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DIY cute-as-can-be Snowman Ornaments

You just might find these DIY Snowman Ornaments addictive – I think it’s hard to stop at just one! Designer Linda Valentino had a kid’s craft in mind when she made these Snowman Ornaments, but I think it’s a fun, adult … Continue reading

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How to make easy, Emoji Ornaments :-)

Happy day-after Thanksgiving! I hope you enjoyed piles of turkey and pie and feasted with family and friends. And I hope today finds you at home, ready to craft, instead of battling the crowds at the store. Today’s DIY Emoji … Continue reading

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He’s a keeper! DIY a Prairie Point Snowman Ornament

You’re familiar with Pineapple Ornaments or Paper Pine Cone Ornaments, also known as Prairie Point Ornaments, right? Maybe you’ve even made one or two? Debi Schmitz started with a paper, Pineapple Ornament and embellished it to create the DIY Prairie … Continue reading

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Easy? Check! Inexpensive? Yes! Holiday style? Absolutely! DIY Christmas Garland Topiaries have it all!

I have another quick & easy Christmas craft today, yay! You’ll style these cones in a flash with sparkling garland, pretty ribbon and colorful ornaments. It’s a fast way to refresh your Christmas décor, and these Christmas Garland Topiaries are … Continue reading

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Easy, Farmhouse Holiday Style: DIY Plaid & Batting Rag Balls

After I made my Farmhouse-Style Plaid Wreath and Plaid Flannel Cones, I had a lot of plaid fabric leftover. I asked readers what I should do with the remaining fabric, and you suggested pillow covers, scarves or quilts – all … Continue reading

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