Category Archives: Craft Tutorial

A new idea for a summer wreath: DIY a Patriotic Mesh Ribbon Wreath

The temperature soared past 90 this week, so it’s high time to share this new, Patriotic Summer Wreath from Patty Schaffer. The wreath’s officiall name is a mouthful – DIY Patriotic, Mesh Tubing Ribbon Wreath, phew! When I’ve featured a … Continue reading

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Science Fair Project: How to make a Molecule Model

Today I have more inspiration for your next science project – an easy, DIY Molecule Model. Last week, Linda Valentino shared her tutorial for making an Atom, and today, she’ll show how to make Water and Methane Molecule Models. Follow … Continue reading

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A+ science project: How to make a model of an atom (and the gift card winners)

The last few weeks of school seem to go on forever, don’t they? And then there are the last-minute projects . . . I hope today’s tutorial to DIY a model of an atom will help ease the pain! When … Continue reading

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A crafty experiment – DIY a Geometric Succulent Wreath

I love the clean, geometric lines that are so popular right now, like the geometric container I used to display one of my Succulent Moss Balls. I wondered if I could somehow recreate this look in a wreath, and voila, … Continue reading

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Southern Living Inspired Moss & Flowers Wreath

Patty Schaffer returns today to share another beautiful, DIY wreath (Patty recently shared with us her Spring Magnolia Wreath and Easter Egg & Spring Blossoms Wreath). The March issue of Southern Living features an elegant Moss Wreath made with moss and … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day craft for kids: DIY a Butterfly Bouquet

A bouquet of butterflies – isn’t that a magical idea? This bright, beautiful Butterfly Bouquet is a special Mother’s Day craft idea for kids. Mom will love the colorful Butterfly Bouquet, too. After all, a fresh flower bouquet won’t last … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Craft: DIY a Faux Concrete Succulent Planter

Nobody needs more work, especially moms, right? This easy Mother’s Day craft is made with faux succulents, so nobody has to keep one more thing alive. The faux concrete planter is super easy for you to DIY, too. When I … Continue reading

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Born in China movie craft: DIY a Panda Bear!

I am eager to see the new Disneynature movie Born in China, which debuts today. The documentary follows a Panda bear family, and after watching the movie, this DIY Panda Bear craft for kids would make for a fun, family … Continue reading

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Spice up your Cinco de Mayo with a DIY Chili Pepper Door Hanger

I hope you had a wonderful weekend! Have you already put away the eggs and baskets? If so, I have a suggestion for your next holiday craft – DIY a Chili Pepper Door Hanger for Cinco de Mayo on May … Continue reading

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Get the whole family in on this DIY Easter Egg Wreath

I think Patty Schaffer’s DIY Easter Egg Wreath is the prettiest one yet! It’s a super-fast wreath to DIY, and a fun family activity, too. As the family gathers ‘round this holiday weekend, ask each family member to decorate an … Continue reading

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