Tag Archives: easy

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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New, no-sew patchwork pumpkins in gorgeous fall fabrics (and copper stems!)

Pumpkins – pumpkin pie, pumpkin bread, Pumpkin Snowmen, pumpkin crafts – I love them all. The No-Sew Patchwork Pumpkins I made last year are one of my favorite pumpkin crafts, but the No-Sew Patchwork Pumpkins I made this year are … Continue reading

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Easy, no-sew stuffies: How to DIY a Sock Owl

Whooo doesn’t find today’s no-sew Sock Owl as cute as can be? This Sock Owl would be an excellent project for a Scout troop or other group, and I’d love to see a flock* of these Sock Owls in a rainbow … 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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Summertime Snowman: DIY A Sweet Sock Snowman

This Sweet, Sock Snowman is the first in the new, Summertime Snowman Series. (How about that for alliteration?) I can always count on designer Debra Quartermain to create irresistible snowmen, and this DIY Sock Snowman is no exception. With a … Continue reading

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Birthday Bash: DIY a Faux Cake Centerpiece “frosted” with flowers

We’re topping off Birthday Bash Week with cake, of course! You can’t have a party without cake, can you? Making this Flower Cake Centerpiece really is a piece of cake (I can hear my daughter groaning over that pun!). Honestly, … Continue reading

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An Angry Birds craft: How to DIY those colorful, Angry Birds

Do you have Angry Birds fans at home? If so, I bet they’re excited about The Angry Birds movie that debuts today. To commemorate the movie opening, designer Linda Valentino is sharing an Angry Bird craft today. The supplies needed … Continue reading

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DIY an indoor-outdoor, Fringed Patriotic Wreath – from tablecloths!

I have a super-easy indoor-outdoor, Fringed Patriotic Wreath today. And YOU were my inspiration! When I posted my Fringed Mardi Gras Wreath, someone commented (on Facebook), that it could be made with plastic tablecloths for an indoor-outdoor wreath. Lightbulb moment! … Continue reading

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