Tag Archives: Styrofoam balls

How to make cuddly, No-Sew Minky Fabric Pumpkins

Have you made anything with minky fabric? This soft and dimpled, fleece-like fabric is so cozy and perfect for baby blankets (my daughter would have adored it when she was little). I decided to try making no-sew pumpkins with minky … 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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Summertime Snowman: Wrap up a rustic, Twine Snowman

Today’s Summertime Snowman is as charming as the others, but his ruggedly handsome good looks make him a real standout! He’s a one-of-a-kind, rustic snowman all wrapped up in twine. Real stick arms and a pine garland complete his woodland … Continue reading

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Summertime Snowman Series: Chillin’ with a Ski Bum Snowman

This is my kind of skiing – shussing through a flurry of craft supplies! I don’t ski, and I can’t appreciate a fine powder, but I do appreciate craft supplies – and a cute, DIY Ski Bum Snowman. Debi Schmitz … Continue reading

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Kid’s craft idea: Make a Read & Grow Bookworm

I remember reading for hours & hours during the summer when I was a kid (that is, when I wasn’t making something). My daughter spent her summer hours the same way, and visits to the library were a highlight of … Continue reading

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Summertime Snowman: DIY a Needle-Felted Snowman Ornament

July 4th has come and gone, and summer is in full swing. It’s going to be in the 90s this week and it’s definitely too hot for wool — unless you’re talking about needle felting. With a little wool roving, … 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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Craft your way to summertime cool with the Summertime Snowman Series!

Here’s what I’ve been planning behind the scenes – a summertime series of Snowman Crafts! Crafting a summertime snowman is a sure way to keep your cool as temperatures climb. The last few years, I’ve featured Christmas crafts in the … 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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An easy home décor idea: DIY Leather Deco Spheres

Sometimes, when I make something, it’s really to challenge myself. I get an idea, and I think “can I do that? Let’s try it and see how it turns out . . .” And that’s how these Decorative, Leather Balls came … Continue reading

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