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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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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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Tinsel Tuesday: Ballard Designs knock off – DIY Ornament Topiary

This Ballard Design knock off is going to save you some holiday cash, and bonus, it’s a really easy DIY. When I saw the Ornament Topiary in the Ballard catalog, I knew I could make a prettier one for a … Continue reading

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Christmas in July: DIY Felt & Pom Pom Tabletop Christmas Trees

Today wraps up Christmas in July, and designer Beth Watson shares her colorful, tabletop Christmas trees made with felt and pom pom trim. These trees are classics, and I love that the supplies are readily available. Why not pair these … Continue reading

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Christmas in July: It’s a festive & fun Felt Wreath with fanciful pom pom trim

It’s day four of Christmas in July, and designer Debra Quartermain is sharing a bright and happy Holiday Pom Pom Wreath. Just like the bejeweled Christmas Topiaries Christie shared with us yesterday, Debra’s wreath is in non-traditional Christmas colors – … Continue reading

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Christmas in July: DIY Rustic Christmas Tree Topiaries

Today is the first day of a weeklong Christmas in July series, with thanks to the design team from Expo International. Today, design team member Donna Budzynski shares her easy, DIY Rustic Christmas Tree Cones. Check out the rich colors and textures … Continue reading

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