Category Archives: Gift Ideas

Summertime Snowman: A fresh, frosty & fleecy Snow Family

What’s more refreshing than a snowman in frosty, creamsicle colors? How about an entire frosty family clad in pastel accessories? This Frosty Snowman Family is another creation by Debra Quartermain, and the happy group is made with fleece and Debra’s … Continue reading

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Road Trip Recap: A Beach Glass Festival (and favorite Beach Glass Crafts)

Who could resist a festival celebrating beach glass? Especially when it’s a beautiful Saturday morning and the festival is in a charming, waterfront town. A few weeks ago, I took a short drive east, along Lake Erie, to attend the … Continue reading

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Here’s how to DIY a bright & JOYful Snowman

Every time Debra Quartermain pulls out her fleece, felt, and STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam, you know you’re in for a treat. Debra’s Sweet Sock Snowman started off the Summertime Snowman Series, and today she shares her JOYful Snowman. If his whimsical … Continue reading

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Summertime Snowman Series: DIY a Glistening Snow Angel

There’s a first for everything and this is the first time I’ve written a tutorial that calls for “angel wings”! You have to love a sparkling snowman wearing angel wings, which of course, makes him a Snow Angel. This glistening, … 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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Craft your way to summertime cool with the Summertime Snowman Series!

Here’s what I’ve been planning behind the scenes – a summertime series of Snowman Crafts! Crafting a summertime snowman is a sure way to keep your cool as temperatures climb. The last few years, I’ve featured Christmas crafts in the … Continue reading

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Birthday Bash: 20+ Clever Cupcake Crafts with a serving of Ice Cream fun!

What’s a party without cupcakes and ice cream? As we celebrate the 75th birthday of STYROFOAM Brand Foam, I’ve rounded up the cutest collection of cupcake and ice cream crafts. Use these crafts for party décor, or hands-on crafts for … Continue reading

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How to make a Baby Bouquet (it’s so cute!)

Today we’re making a big, bouncing Baby Bouquet! This Baby Bouquet is packed with little goodies every baby needs – bibs, washcloths, socks and onesies. Designer Dina even added two soft rattles. Is there a mom-to-be who wouldn’t love this … Continue reading

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A $5 DIY gift idea: How to make a Candy Bouquet

When you need a fast, fun and inexpensive gift, DIY a Candy Bouquet. Candy Bouquets are perfect for dads, grads, teachers, neighbors, friends – just about anyone. With a $5 price tag, Candy Bouquets are a sweet idea for when you need multiple … 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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