Category Archives: Deco Spheres

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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Ooh la, la! DIY Faux Mink Deco Spheres

September 1 and there’s a chill in the air this morning. So, maybe it’s not so crazy that I’m sharing these cozy, Faux Mink Deco Spheres. Do you remember the Faux Mink Wreath I made? I couldn’t let the scraps … Continue reading

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Seeds and peas and moss, oh my! Stunning Deco Spheres or Ornaments au naturel! (Winner announcement, too)

Kathleen George has turned everyday seeds, peas, moss and a few more natural materials into stunning Deco Spheres or Ornaments. The subtle beauty of each natural element really shines in Kathleen’s DIY Deco Spheres. Kathleen added hanging ribbons to make … Continue reading

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Trendy Easter Décor: DIY easy, Faux Concrete Eggs

I am smitten with the Folk Art Faux Concrete Finish from Plaid! These Faux Concrete Eggs look amazingly real, but there’s no messy concrete involved! I am not a painter, and if I can successfully paint on this concrete faux … Continue reading

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DIY classic Starburst Ornaments made with toothpicks

These Starburst Ornaments are a favorite DIY ornament. They’re easy enough for kids to make, and cool enough that adults love them, too. The retro, sputnik style glistens with a lavish sprinkling of glitter, and humble toothpicks never looked so … Continue reading

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Easy, Succulent Moss Balls to DIY and display

I am not tired of the succulent trend, not one bit. I love how easy care they are and every summer I add a few more to my garden. Today’s DIY Succulent Moss Balls use faux succulents, and it doesn’t … Continue reading

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35+ DIY gifts for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and there’s still time to DIY a handmade Mother’s Day gift. I’ve collected more than 35 favorite, Mother’s Day craft ideas, and many are super easy to make. I’ve linked up wreaths, topiaries, garden … Continue reading

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An easy home décor idea: DIY Leather Deco Spheres

Sometimes, when I make something, it’s really to challenge myself. I get an idea, and I think “can I do that? Let’s try it and see how it turns out . . .” And that’s how these Decorative, Leather Balls came … Continue reading

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Another use for old silk ties: DIY Silk Tie Deco Spheres

Today I have another elegant yet easy DIY project to add a little spark to your winter decor – Silk Tie Deco Spheres. If raiding your closets doesn’t turn up any old ties, you’ll find them in second-hand store. These … Continue reading

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Extravagant and irresistible Ribbon & Bead Deco Spheres

If you saw a bowl full of these exquisite Ribbon & Bead Deco Spheres, could you resist picking them up and admiring them more closely? Nope, I didn’t think so! Each Ribbon & Bead Deco Sphere is like a miniature … Continue reading

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