Tag Archives: Mod Podge

DIY merry & bright Christmas ornaments with fabric & Mod Podge

Your tree will be more merry and bright when you decorate with these Mod Podge & Fabric Ornaments. I’m a big fan of red and white at Christmas, but if you’re not, you can easily make these ornaments your own. … Continue reading

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Can bats be pretty? Take a look at this Halloween Topiary!

I don’t mind bats swooping around on a summer night, as long as they are outside. But when they’re inside, like the times I’ve had them in the bedroom, or the laundry room, or discovered that they liked to hibernate … Continue reading

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Easter Eggstravaganza: Beautiful Butterfly Eggs

When my daughter was young, we would purchase butterfly larvae and watch them transform into cocoons and then emerge as bright orange butterflies. It’s like watching the drab, winter landscape transform into a more colorful spring. Perhaps that’s why I … Continue reading

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Road trip recap: The 2015 CHA Mega Show

Every January, the CHA Mega Show brings together a world of craft enthusiasts, from manufacturers to retailers and designers. This year’s show was a crazy flurry of activity, and I thought I’d share a few highlights from the show. As … Continue reading

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How to DIY a retro, starburst holiday tree

It’s glittering, glamorous and totally retro – it’s a DIY Starburst Christmas Tree made with toothpicks and balls of STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam. Yes, I said toothpicks! This sparkling, tabletop Christmas tree will take you through the season, including New Year’s … Continue reading

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Tinsel Tuesdays: DIY Wall Art decks your walls for Christmas

Here’s a cute idea for DIY wall art that’s an easy Christmas gift idea, too. Make the DIY Ornament Wall Art in your favorite colors, and then use the other set of half balls to make one for gift giving. … Continue reading

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Send summer greetings with a DIY Creamsicle Card

I was never a big fan of creamsicles – till I saw Patty Schaffer’s Creamsicle Greeting Card. It’s adorable and everything that summer should be – sweet, colorful and a lot of fun. Imagine making several of these as party … Continue reading

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Make someone’s day with an Ice Cream Cone Greeting Card

It would be a special day if I received this handmade Ice Cream Cone Greeting Card in the mail! Sure, it’s pretty with those sparkly sprinkles and all, but I also love that it’s dimensional. It’s the perfect card to … Continue reading

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Easter Eggstravaganza: Lions and Leopards and Zebras, oh my!

Can you believe that these high-style eggs started out with a package of tissue paper from a dollar store? Chicks and bunnies might be more typical Easter fare, but these animal-print Jungle Eggs are certainly more sophisticated. For more traditional … Continue reading

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DIY an adorable Snowman & Snowballs Wreath

This Snowman & Snowballs Wreath is just darling! And no matter what the season or where you live, the little snowmen will never melt. It’s nice that this wreath spans the seasons, too, adding a whimsical touch to sometimes dreary, … Continue reading

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