Category Archives: Gift Ideas

DIY Halloween décor & party fun: Black Roses & Eyeball Lollipop Bouquet and Topiary

Eyeball this Black Roses & Lollipop Bouquet for a sweet & easy Halloween decoration. It all started when I found these eyeball lollipops, and decided to pair them with black roses to make a Halloween Lollipop Bouquet. I made both … Continue reading

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More rustic décor: DIY primitive, Folk Art Angels

Hark, it’s the first Christmas craft of the season. If you’re working on the Folk Art Foam Pumpkins from earlier this week, don’t put your supplies away. You’re going to need them to DIY this trio of Rustic, Folk Art … Continue reading

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New, no-sew patchwork pumpkins in gorgeous fall fabrics (and copper stems!)

Pumpkins – pumpkin pie, pumpkin bread, Pumpkin Snowmen, pumpkin crafts – I love them all. The No-Sew Patchwork Pumpkins I made last year are one of my favorite pumpkin crafts, but the No-Sew Patchwork Pumpkins I made this year are … Continue reading

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The Summertime Snowman Series finale: A DIY, Sweater Pumpkin Snowman!

I’m wrapping up the Summertime Snowman Series today with a Sweater Pumpkin Snowman – the perfect decoration for fall! Honestly, I’m glad this too hot and too dry summer is almost over, and I’m looking forward to celebrating fall with … Continue reading

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Summertime Snowman: Wrap up a rustic, Twine Snowman

Today’s Summertime Snowman is as charming as the others, but his ruggedly handsome good looks make him a real standout! He’s a one-of-a-kind, rustic snowman all wrapped up in twine. Real stick arms and a pine garland complete his woodland … Continue reading

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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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