Tag Archives: repurpose crafts

Happy Halloween and favorite Halloween riddles!

Happy Halloween! I hope you have a day full of sweet surprises, silly spooks, and wonderful witches. I figure you all have a jam-packed day today, so I am skipping a tutorial and instead, sharing a dozen favorite, family-friendly Halloween … Continue reading

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An idea for your fall décor: DIY pretty, no-sew Plaid Pumpkins

When designer Patty Schaffer came across two plaid shirts in the colors of a fall day at a thrift shop, she knew she could make something beautifully seasonal from them. The results are these Pretty Plaid Pumpkins. Patty found real … Continue reading

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Serving up a picnic wreath made with plastic spoons and forks

It’s high season for picnics, so I’m dishing up a Plastic Spoon and Fork Wreath today. Honestly, I can’t decide if it’s kitschy, cute, or a little of both. I do know that plastic spoon crafts are “hot” right now, … Continue reading

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Tinsel Tuesdays: Repurpose cans and DIY a Soda Can Christmas Wreath

It’s a big week for entertaining, which makes it the perfect time to start collecting cans to make this Soda Can Christmas Wreath. This cool idea for a Christmas wreath gets kudos for ingenuity and repurposing. Depending on the cans … Continue reading

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Red & White Christmas: Fringed, Peppermint Stripe Tree

More red & white Christmas decorating ideas today. Have you missed the Peppermint Candy Tree, Peppermint Stripe Sweater Wreath, or the Mitten & Snowball Garland? Today’s tutorial is for a Fringed, Peppermint Stripe Tree. I can see several of these … Continue reading

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Repurpose plastic bags to make a kid’s flower garden craft

Today’s kid’s craft idea repurposes plastic shopping bags, teaching kids that they can make something beautiful from an item often thrown away. The “punch” technique used to make the Plastic Bag Flower Garden Picture is easy for kids of all … Continue reading

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