Tag Archives: diy

Celebrate Mardi Gras and DIY Mardi Gras Coin Topiaries

Mardi Gras is right around the corner, and today I have DIY Mardi Gras Coin Topiaries for your Mardi Gras party. Every year I like to feature at least one easy, Mardi Gras decoration, and keeping it easy is important … Continue reading

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Dahlings, here’s how to DIY a luxurious, Faux Mink Wreath

With so much of the country snowbound by blizzards this week, I thought it a good time to DIY a Faux Mink Wreath. Especially a luxurious and bejeweled Faux Fur Wreath! This super-easy wreath is faux fun, and no worries, … Continue reading

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Road Trip Recap: A few favorite photos from Creativation

Happy Valentine’s Day! I’m celebrating a love of crafts today with a few glimpses from the Creativation trade show, held last month in Phoenix. This annual trade show is all about crafting and creating, and it is packed with pretty. … Continue reading

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A cozy, needle-felted bear, because even bears get cold!

This needle felted bear looks right out of a children’s book, and I think he’s begging for his story to be told. Why is he awake in the middle of winter, and dressed up in a cozy coat and scarf? … Continue reading

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Wrap up super-easy, Valentine’s Day Yarn Cones

Today I have a super-easy, DIY Valentine’s Day decoration for you. It all started when I spied a “Sweet Roll” of yarn at Jo-Ann Stores. Have you seen Sweet Rolls, or Yarn Cakes? I can walk by a Cinnabon at the … Continue reading

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DIY a glamorous, Valentine’s Day Ornament Wreath

I’ve always loved Christmas Ornament Wreaths, and when I saw this collection of magenta, silver and black ornaments, I decided to DIY a Valentine’s Day Ornament Wreath. It’s not weird to make an Ornament Wreath for Valentine’s Day, is it? … Continue reading

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DIY a Chenille Swirl Valentine’s Day Wreath with the kiddos

I have a soft spot for chenille stem crafts, maybe because I remember crafting with them when I was a kid. I had a craft for the kids in mind when I made today’s Chenille Swirl Valentine’s Day Wreath, and … Continue reading

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This lovely, Button LOVE Wall Art will push your buttons!

This DIY, Button LOVE Wall Art is a Valentine’s Day craft that will push your buttons – in a good way. It’s Valentine’s décor that’s both beautiful surprisingly easy to DIY. Designer Debi Schmitz pulled together a collection of cream, … Continue reading

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A Chinese New Year’s craft for the Year of the Rooster

The Chinese New Year on January 28 ushers in the Year of the Rooster. According to Chinese astrology, it’s a year in which loyalty, hard work, family, and looking good will matter. Today I have a Rooster craft the kids … Continue reading

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How to make a Sock Penguin

It’s Penguin Awareness Day and to celebrate, Debra Quartermain is sharing an adorable, DIY Sock Penguin. This little penguin got the memo about casual Friday and instead of a fancy tux, Debra’s little penguin sports a casual, polka-dot turtleneck sweater. … Continue reading

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