Tag Archives: repurpose

DIY a Repurposed Soda Can Owl

What can you make with old soda cans? Just ask Kathleen George! You won’t believe what she made from two soda cans, old scissors, a ball of STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam, and a few other supplies. Using her crafty magic, Kathleen whipped … Continue reading

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Mad for Plaid: Repurpose old ties for your spring décor

We all love a good recycle craft, right? There’s something so satisfying about repurposing old or discarded items and making them beautiful again. That’s what designer Kathleen George did when she picked up a handful of madras ties at the … Continue reading

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DIY four Big & Easy Mardi Gras Wreaths

It’s a blue sky day, but so cold with wind chills in the -15º range – and that’s reason enough to make not one but four DIY Mardi Gras Wreaths. The bright, festive colors really warm up a day like … Continue reading

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Celebrating Christmas tree week and 12+ favorite Christmas topiaries

It’s time for the annual Festival of Trees! Every year, I like to feature DIY tabletop Christmas trees and topiaries and I have a beautiful collection to share this week. First, here are more than a dozen, DIY Christmas topiaries … Continue reading

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Arachnaphobes beware: Halloween spider crafts to DIY

We’re crawling with spider crafts today – but they’re really not all that creepy. These spiders glitter, sparkle, and even smile. First up is a cute, Daddy Long Leg Spider Kathleen George made with a ball of STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam … Continue reading

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The Top 10 Craft & Home Decor Projects from 2013

Happy New Year! I’m so glad you’re back! Are you ready for another year packed with brand, spanking new craft and home décor ideas? I hope so! But first, I’m going to revisit the top 10 crafts and home décor … Continue reading

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Adorable Polar Bear & Penguin Sock Ornaments to DIY

Who knew white gym socks could make such sweet (never stinky!) Penguin and Polar Bear Ornaments? Kathleen George, that’s who (of course!). I promised a week of Christmas crafts made with socks and gloves, and so today, here’s how to … Continue reading

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Easter Eggstravaganza: Repurpose a T-shirt to DIY Tie-Dye Easter Eggs

You may already know that I’m partial to tie-dye (remember my Tie-Dye Ribbon Wreath, Tie Dye Duct Tape Wreath and Tie-Dye Bulletin Board?). Given my history with tie-dye, it may be no surprise that one of my favorite creative ideas … Continue reading

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Valentine Wreath Week: Repurpose a sweater & make a cozy Valentine Sweater Wreath

I recently stopped in a Goodwill store, looking for a little inspiration . . . and I walked out with a bag full of potential! When I wanted to make a Valentine Wreath, I knew the red and cream sweaters … Continue reading

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