Category Archives: Home Decor

A punch-needle knock off: DIY Chunky Yarn Trees

I love a crafty shortcut, especially when the end result is as stunning as this trio of prim, DIY Chunky Yarn Trees. They may look like punch-needle embroidery, but Kathleen George shares her shortcut technique that will have you making this … Continue reading

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DIY beautiful fall and winter décor made with men’s neckties

The rich colors in men’s silk neckties are perfect for decorating this time of year – vibrant red, burgundy, navy blue, and splashes of gold. Designer Kathleen George turned a pile of cast-off silk ties into a beautiful topiary and … Continue reading

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Display this Faux Pallet Wood Pumpkin all season long

Some of you said that you love decorating with pumpkins because you can display them from September all the way to Thanksgiving. And that’s the idea behind this easy, Faux Pallet Wood Pumpkin designed by Debi Schmitz. Using foam instead … Continue reading

Posted in Craft Tutorial, Fall Crafts, Gift Ideas, Halloween Crafts, Home Decor, Paper Crafts, Thanksgiving Crafts, Wall Art | Tagged , , , , , , | 16 Comments

DIY an easy, String Art Pumpkin Picture

This String Art Pumpkin looks like a lot of fun to DIY, and I really hope to try the tutorial Debi Schmitz shares with us today for making a String Art Pumpkin. I confess that if I had to use … Continue reading

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Rustic fall décor: DIY Rustic, Folk Art Foam Pumpkins (and announcing the Country Living winners)

These Rustic, Folk Art Foam Pumpkins are gorgeous! No one will guess that they’re totally faux and made from sheets of STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam. And nobody will believe that this rustic, fall décor is all DIY and didn’t cost a … Continue reading

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Another Fall Topiary to DIY, and other cozy crafts

Sometimes when I look at pretty yarn, I wish I could knit or crochet (I’ve tried, but that’s another story for another day). Other times, I think of something else I could make with the yarn, like these Fall Yarn … Continue reading

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Wrap up your fall décor with a Twine Topiary, plus the Fall Craft Giveaway winners, and a Country Living giveaway!

Twine, burlap and book pages – nothing special, right? Well, when Patty Schaffer works her magic, these basic supplies become a beautiful, DIY Twine Cone for fall. Pair this Twine Cone with the Fall, Burlap Wreath Patty shared last year, … 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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A sweet, sparkling summertime watermelon craft

I bet you thought I’d have a patriotic craft today, right? Nope, I do not. Today is all about a summertime favorite – watermelon! Watermelon tastes like summer, don’t you think? I have an easy watermelon craft today that will … 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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