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Favorite Candy Corn Crafts for Halloween – and a sweet little giveaway

I just might need a candy corn intervention! After I posted the Candy Corn Eggs & Minis earlier this week, I thought about all of the colorful, candy corn crafts I’ve shared through the years. And there have been a … Continue reading

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Candy Corn Craft idea: DIY Glittered Candy Corn Eggs

I’ve hatched a new, candy corn craft today – DIY Glittered Candy Corn Eggs! And where there are Glittered, Candy Corn Eggs, there have to be a few itty bitty, Glittered Candy Corns, right? Today’s candy corn craft is pretty … Continue reading

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BOO! An easy Halloween ghost craft: DIY A Polka Dot, Halloween Ghost Wreath

I love fun Halloween décor, and take a pass on blood, guts and gore. My new Halloween Ghost Wreath, with a cheerful sprinkling of polka dots, is just right for my upbeat Halloween décor. After all, how could you find … Continue reading

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How to make cuddly, No-Sew Minky Fabric Pumpkins

Have you made anything with minky fabric? This soft and dimpled, fleece-like fabric is so cozy and perfect for baby blankets (my daughter would have adored it when she was little). I decided to try making no-sew pumpkins with minky … 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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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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DIY a Fall Succulent Wreath in luscious fall colors

Today’s Fall Succulent Wreath is all about the gorgeous shades of fall. After I made the Silk Sari Pumpkins, I knew I had to do something with the leftover silk fabrics. The rich colors and patterns in this fabric wreath … Continue reading

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Confessions from a craft blog: Craft fails and a front cover (And a giveaway!)

I’m sharing a few craft fails today, but first I’ll start with the big news – my Silk Sari Pumpkins are on the front cover of Craft Ideas magazine! If you page through the issue, you’ll also see my Cowhide … Continue reading

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