Tag Archives: diy

Wind up more Christmas yarn crafts: DIY a few Chunky Yarn Trees

I’ve been crafting a lot with yarn this season, and I had this beautiful, chunky yarn left over from my Pom Pom Wreath. I didn’t care for the pom poms I made with this yarn, but I love these DIY, … Continue reading

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Craft a creamy, dreamy Pom Pom Wreath (and there are oodles of ways to make pom poms!)

Pom poms make me happy! They’re soft, playful and fun to make. Yes, I made 80+ pom poms to DIY my Pom Pom Wreath, but it didn’t feel like a chore. I worked on making the pom poms over a … Continue reading

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It’s creepy, it’s crawly, it’s Halloween Spider Web String Art

Recently, I took an early morning walk and the dew was heavy – throughout the field, spider webs sparkled and dripped with dew. It occurred to me, spiders are experts at string art. Why not DIY Spider Web String Art … Continue reading

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Fun Halloween craft! How to DIY a Haunted Candy Corn Forest

You know I love candy corn crafts for Halloween, right? I am sharing a new candy corn craft today – a Haunted Candy Corn Forest. These colorful, candy corn “trees” stand up to 15” tall, and are a fun Halloween … Continue reading

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It’s a treat – no tricks! How to make a Papier Mache Pumpkin Snowman

Whenever Rebekah Meier stops in to share a design, it’s always a treat. Today, Rebekah shares her DIY, Paper Mache Pumpkin Snowman. He’s ready to go trick-or-treating with his little pumpkin bucket – how cute is that? Actually, there is … Continue reading

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Favorite DIY Science Fair and school project tutorials to help you through the year (and a giveaway!)

Labor Day is over, so here comes the school year and the school projects! I’ve updated the list of favorite, DIY tutorials for Science Fairs, book reports, and other school projects, and I’ve linked them up below. I’ve had several … 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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Tinsel Tuesday: DIY Button Christmas Tree Wall Art

I thought I’d wrap up this year’s Tinsel Tuesdays with a favorite craft idea – a button craft! I know you have a button stash . . . so bring out the button jar and DIY this Button Christmas Tree … Continue reading

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How to make elegant, No-Sew Silk Pumpkins

There’s a little back story to my DIY, No-Sew Silk Pumpkins. Originally, I wanted to make elegant, brocade pumpkins, but have you priced brocade fabric? Ouch! While searching for other options on etsy, I turned up a gorgeous selection of … Continue reading

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Tinsel Tuesday: DIY Felted Holiday Trees the easy way (no needles!)

A few readers have said “I love needle felting, but not those needles!” Well, leave it to Kathleen George to share this shortcut felting technique that requires no needles. The washing machine does the hard part! These DIY Felted Holiday … Continue reading

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