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Easy? Check! Inexpensive? Yes! Holiday style? Absolutely! DIY Christmas Garland Topiaries have it all!

I have another quick & easy Christmas craft today, yay! You’ll style these cones in a flash with sparkling garland, pretty ribbon and colorful ornaments. It’s a fast way to refresh your Christmas décor, and these Christmas Garland Topiaries are … Continue reading

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DIY easy and Whimsical Felt Gnomes (no-sew!)

Debra Quartermain makes her magic again today and is sharing her Whimsical Felt Gnomes. These Gnomes are easier than you think, and cute as can be. I love the unexpected, gray and blue felt Debra uses for her Whimsical Felt … Continue reading

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More farmhouse décor: Easy plaid accents to DIY tonight!

Sometimes, the crafts I make are so easy, I’m almost embarrassed to share them. Like these DIY Plaid Flannel Cones. The tutorial is just two steps, and you could probably make these just by looking at them. I’m o.k. with … Continue reading

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Wind up more Christmas yarn crafts: DIY a few Chunky Yarn Trees

I’ve been crafting a lot with yarn this season, and I had this beautiful, chunky yarn left over from my Pom Pom Wreath. I didn’t care for the pom poms I made with this yarn, but I love these DIY, … Continue reading

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Tinsel Tuesday: DIY Felted Holiday Trees the easy way (no needles!)

A few readers have said “I love needle felting, but not those needles!” Well, leave it to Kathleen George to share this shortcut felting technique that requires no needles. The washing machine does the hard part! These DIY Felted Holiday … Continue reading

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Christmas in July: DIY Felt & Pom Pom Tabletop Christmas Trees

Today wraps up Christmas in July, and designer Beth Watson shares her colorful, tabletop Christmas trees made with felt and pom pom trim. These trees are classics, and I love that the supplies are readily available. Why not pair these … Continue reading

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Christmas in July: DIY Rustic Christmas Tree Topiaries

Today is the first day of a weeklong Christmas in July series, with thanks to the design team from Expo International. Today, design team member Donna Budzynski shares her easy, DIY Rustic Christmas Tree Cones. Check out the rich colors and textures … Continue reading

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DIY party decorations with colorful confetti!

The party theme continues from last week (don’t miss Patty Schaffer’s cutest-ever Cupcake Birthday Card) and we’re making colorful, confetti party decorations. Once you hang up this Confetti Wreath and display the Confetti Cones, you are ready to party! These … Continue reading

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How to make a Cupcake Birthday Card

There are lots of June birthdays in the family, so today I am sharing Patty Schaffer’s clever, DIY Cupcake Birthday Card. Patty’s card is like a birthday greeting and gift all in one, and enjoyed without a single extra calorie. … Continue reading

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Tinsel Tuesdays: DIY a Jingle Bell Cone

I am not ready for a chorus of Jingle Bells in June, but I’m o.k. with making a pair of these DIY Jingle Bell Cones. And they are summer easy, too – just look at the directions below. TWO STEPS! … Continue reading

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