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Seashell Roses

How to Make a Seashell RoseSea shells are used in many craft projects including the creating of lovely shell flowers. This is a page about how to make a seashell rose.

 

Paper Twist Ribbon Basket

Making a Paper Twist Ribbon BasketThis is a page about making a paper twist ribbon basket. Paper twist can be used in so many different craft projects.

 

Glass Blocks

Putting Pictures on Lighted Glass BlocksThe addition of pictures and photos to a lighted glass block makes for great home decor projects. This is a page about putting pictures on lighted glass blocks.

 

Homespun Fabric Covered Bowl

Making a Fabric Covered BowlThis is a page about making a fabric covered bowl. Strips of fabric in your favorite colors and designs take a plain bowl and help you create a decorative piece of home decor.

 

two vases with blue and purple flowers with one red and  yellow one also

Making Coffee Filter FlowersThis is a page about making coffee filter flowers. Dyed coffee filters can be made into pretty decorative flowers.

 

gold glue basket bowl

Making a Hot Glue Basket BowlThis is a page about making a hot glue basket bowl. Using hot glue you an create a one of a kind basket bowl to add to your decor.

 

Upcycling Inexpensive Flower Pots

Making Twine Wrapped Flower PotsAn inexpensive and easy way to decorate plain flower pots is by wrapping them in twine. They can be used for plants or as cute decorative containers. This is a page about making twine wrapped flower pots.

 

Glass Block

Crafts Using Glass BlocksThis is a page about crafts using glass blocks. There are numerous craft projects that can be made using glass blocks.

 

Painted Wire Flowers and Clover - allow to dry for at least 15 minutes

How to Make Painted Wire and Glue FlowersWith wire, wood glue, and nail polish you can create a pretty floral bouquet for your home or to give as a gift. This is a page about how to make painted wire and glue flowers.

 

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Making Window ClingsThis page is about making window clings. Window clings are a beautiful and easy decoration for your home or vehicle.

 

Making a Tissue Paper Bowl

Making a Tissue Paper BowlThis is a page about making a tissue paper bowl. Torn pieces of, new or recycled, colored tissue paper can easily be fashioned into a beautiful decorative bowl.

 

Pearl Water Falls Centerpiece - add artificial plants and flowers

Making a Pearl and Shell Waterfall CenterpieceUsing rocks, pebbles and sand, along with pearls, artificial plants and transparent tape you can create a fun waterfall scene for inside your home. This is a page about making a pearl and shell waterfall centerpiece.

 

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Vinyl Tablecloth Wreath

How to Make a Vinyl Tablecloth WreathA simple weatherproof decoration can be made with a vinyl table cloth cut in strips and a wreath purchased at your dollar store. This is a page about how to make a vinyl tablecloth wreath.

 

Denim and Bandanna Wreath - finished wreath hanging on an exterior wall

Making a Denim and Bandanna WreathDenim fabric and bandannas, in your favorite colors, can be used to make a fun wreath for decorating inside or out. This is a page about making a denim and bandanna wreath.

 

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Making Nylon ButterfliesThis is a page about making nylon butterflies. Nylon butterflies are a pretty craft project to make and put in your flower pots or for other decorative uses.

 

smiley face door knob cover

Making Decorative Door Knob CoversThis is a page about making decorative door knob covers. You can use left over fabric, yarn, or felt to make these fun household door decorations.

 

Fabric Covered Storage Box

Making Fabric Covered Storage BoxesThese cute fabric covered boxes help keep things organized and could be given as gifts. This is a page about making fabric covered storage boxes.

 

Making a Glue and Sequin Sun Catcher

Making a Glue and Sequin Sun CatcherThis is a page about making a glue and sequin sun catcher. This is a fun craft for you or your older children to make and display.

 

finished sun catcher

Making a CD Sun CatcherThis is a page about making a CD sun catcher. By decorating a CD you no longer want you can make a unique suncatcher.

 

Coffee Filter Doily

Making a Coffee Filter DoilyThis is a page about making a coffee filter doily. You can make a quick paper doily from a coffee filter.

 

Palm Trees and Palm Leaves

Making Palm Trees and Palm Leaves?This is a page about making palm trees and palm leaves. Palm tree decorations are popular for parties, banquets, and other events.

 

Pistachio Shell Flowers and Candle Holder

How to Make Pistachio Shell Flowers and Candle HolderSave the shells next time you enjoy a bowl of pistachios. The shells can be used to make a unique candle holder or flowers. This is a page about how to make pistachio shell flowers and candle holder.

 

The finished noodleboard covering a sink.

DIY NoodleboardI ran across an item called a "noodle board" one day online when I was looking for an idea to cover my kitchen sink to provide temporary counter space. You know those times- everyone is coming to your house for a get together, but space is at a premium to set up a buffet.

 

The completed Large Letter Decor

Large Letter DecorMade of 2 by 4 foot lumber, this cute "H" shelf will be decor on my daughter's new home!

 

Decorated grapevine welcome wreath.

Welcome WreathHere is an easy decoration for your front door. It only cost me a few cents to make this decoration because I already had everything to make it.

 

The finished picture with hooks on the bottom.

Key Rack/Mask HangerI purchased a picture frame to make a clock. Inside the picture frame was a picture that I decided to use for this craft project to make a key rack because I didn't want anything useful to go to waste. So for the cost of the picture frame ($2.75), I was able to make two craft projects.

 

The completed 3D Initial Floral Decoration Box

3D Initial Floral Decoration BoxI was able to transform a sunglasses box that I was just about to toss out into this 3D initial greenery/floral box. This makes a nice decor piece and works great (easier) if your initial is a T or L. For other letters, you can freehand and make your own 3D initial with cardboard.

 

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Candle Ring - finished candle ring

Candle RingThis candle ring is made from disposable aluminum pie pans and a 10 inch wire frame.

 

Sunflower tie backs.

Sunflower TiebacksQuick and easy way to make attractive tie-backs to suit the decor in any room. Cut two strips of felt, each measuring 1 1/2 x 24 inches. You can also use two 1 1/2 inches wide ribbon strips cut to 24 inches.

 

Mini Flute Replica - finished flute

Mini Flute ReplicaBecause my daughter plays the flute, I made this mini flute for her to display on a shelf in her bedroom.

 

Dainty Wall Calendar Wreath  - wreath over the top page of a wall calendar

Dainty Wall Calendar WreathMake this cute, dainty calendar wreath to attach to the month section of your wall calendar. I have a custom Shutterfly calendar (top being a photo & I like this wreath over it for the photo of the month) or you could also put it over photos or cards too. If you're making this for a photo or card the wreath being smaller would look nicer.

 

Decor for Less Using Hurricane Vases - finished vases both with bows

Decor for Less Using Hurricane VasesI enjoy changing up my home decor from time to time, however at the same time I don't want to spend a lot of money purchasing new pieces either.

 

Foil and Batting Little Birdie Sculpture - finished bird with beak, eyes, paint, and wings in place

Foil and Batting Little Birdie SculptureAfter watching a few Youtube videos and using household items I had on hand, I made a little bird sculpture which could be used for garden or home crafting projects.

 

Quickie Thrifty Crafts - purple frame craft with new scrapbook paper and message

Quick Thrifty CraftsI made four crafts in less than an hour using things I had on hand.

 

Minimalist Clip Desk Decor - finished decor piece with items clipped on at the sides

Minimalist Clip Desk DecorHere is another minimalist craft project I made with craft wire. I made this for my niece. It is perfect to place at the corner of her desk without taking up much space. You can clip on some small photos or notes, too. The fun part is the wire you hand bend can be with any phrase or word you'd like.

 

Scrappy Fun Fabric Flowers - sew the button through all layers

Scrappy Fun Fabric FlowersI made these pretty flowers from strips of fabric. I attached them to my Five Minute No-Sew Throw Pillow.

 

Echo Dot Camouflage - candle in place on top of the speaker

Echo Dot CamouflageHere is a fun project for hiding technology and making it into something decorative!

 

Rainbow Goblets - red, orange, and yellow water filled goblets

Making Rainbow GobletsI love the colors of the rainbow. I prefer the old version, so you get 7 colors (ROY G BIV). So today I made a rainbow goblet display with colors that are spot on, pretty close and this is a great way to teach kids colors, BTW.

 

A keyholder made from a flip flop.

Making a Sandal KeyholderTake the dowel and kinda turn and push at the same time into bottom of sandal to make a hole. Then put glue in the hole and reinsert the dowel. Take the pipe cleaner and cut to the length you want the hanger to be then push into top of sandal. Glue in if you like, it will make the hanger stronger.

 

A clothespin with a summery beach theme.

Seasonal Clothespin WreathsUsing a wire wreath form you can create a variety of seasonal clothespin wreaths. Paint or otherwise decorate the pins in seasonal colors to make these inexpensive decorations. You can even make them reversible.

 

Photo Clip Banner

Making a Photo Clip BannerThis photo clip banner project includes the instructions for making the cute recycled water bottle flowers seen at the end of the ribbon hanger. Learn how using the detailed steps below.

 

Splatter Paint Sticker Circle Garland

Making a Splatter Paint Sticker Circle GarlandPainted circular stickers are attached to twine to make a simple but colorful garland. The instructions and supplies list follows.

 

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Tiny Egg Nest Magnets - two magnets on the fridge

Making Tiny Egg Nest MagnetsMake these tiny nests from mini rattan wreath forms, crafting moss, faux eggs, and jar lids with magnets glued in place. What a fun way to hang papers on the fridge. The instructions are found on this page.

 

Spring Calving Season Cowboy/Cowgirl Wreath - finished wreath hanging from an over the door hook

DIY Cowboy/Cowgirl WreathA western theme in honor of the spring calving season decorates this wreath. Faux barb wire, twine, cows and colorful fabric give this wreath its cowboy look.

 

Broken Tree Branch Tea Light Holder - tree branch with 4 spaces

Broken Tree Branch Tea Light HolderUsing a speedbor bit on a fallen branch you can make a tea light holder for your table or fireplace. The project below will show you how.

 

Snowy Window or Mirror - arrange and stick them to the mirror

Creating a Snowy Window or MirrorUse handmade paper snowflakes as the template for decorating a window or mirror with spray on snow. We can show you how.

 

Summer Door Decor - finished red door hanging

Making Summer Door DecorMake a patriotic display of red, white and blue stars to hang on your door or wall. Colorful placemats are cut up for this project but you can make the stars with construction paper too.

 

Foil Lined Mason Jar Light  - glowing red light filled Mason jar

Making a Foil Lined Mason Jar LightUse aluminum foil and a canning jar to create this pretty light. They would be perfect to light the garden at night.

 

Honeycomb Shadow Shelf - shelf on wall with two items displayed

Making a Honeycomb Shadow ShelfUse craft sticks to make this creative honeycomb shelf. It's great for displaying mementos and curios. Make more than one and cluster them for a stunning effect.

 

Bamboo Decorative Box -  finished box

Making a Bamboo Decorative BoxThin pieces of bamboo, CDs, and raffia are assembled in this project to create a useful, decorative bamboo box. It is great for storing small items on your desk. If a small plate is placed inside you can add a little potted plant. There are a lot of different uses.

 

Making a Photo Christmas Card Keepsake Display - display standing on a granite counter

Making a Photo Christmas Card Keepsake DisplayCreating a collage using Christmas photo cards is a great way to display these keepsakes that often end up tucked away in a box. Give it a try using the project outlined below.

 

Popsicle Stick Geometric Sculpture - with LED votive in bottom

How to Make a Popsicle Stick Geometric SculptureEquilateral triangles made from Popsicle stick are assembled to create this intriguing geometric sculpture. Add LED lights or votives to use as an accent light.

 

Bunch of Newspaper Roses - vase filled with roses and pom poms

Making Newspaper RosesLearn how to make a beautiful bunch of recycled newspaper and pom pom flowers. The supplies list, photos, and steps follow.

 

Clothespin Chicken Plant Decoration - front view with all feathers glued in place

Making a Clothespin Chicken Plant DecorationTransform a wooden spring style clothespin into a cute chicken. Use it to decorate an indoor plant or even as a gift tag holder.

 

How to Make a Stiffened Doily Bowl - car keys in purple bowl which has had a pink ribbon laced through it

How to Make a Stiffened Doily BowlUsing watered down school glue and a purchased or handmade crochet doily you can make a stiffened, lacy molded bowl. When thoroughly dry spray with a clear sealer.

 

A collection of wine corks.

Using Wine Corks For DecoratingWine corks are used in a variety of craft projects. Learn how to make a cork and faux grape filled painted box to display in your home.

 

View from the front with books in place

Making Wooden BookendsIf you own or have access to a saw and drill you can make these easy wooden bookends. The supplies are listed below and you can add your own embellishments to suit your tastes.

 

A decorative orb made form thumbtacks.

Thumbtack OrbDecorative balls make for an interesting centerpiece when grouped together in a large bowl or vase. Here is a neat ball that you can make with thumbtacks and a Styrofoam ball.

 

Glass pop bottle turned into a vase.

Making a Glass Soda Bottle VaseBy decorating a glass bottle with peel and stick shelf paper with a leaf pattern you can create a soda bottle vase. Cut out paper leaves, attach them to a wire stem and you have your foliage too.

 

jar candle

Making Candle LampsEmpty jars and candle jar lids can be transformed into candle lamps. Add a bit of wire, decoratively formed, and a candle of appropriate size for the container. Include additional embellishments such as shells, if desired.

 

Rose bowl painted as silly pumpkin face.

Rose Bowl Holiday DecorThese bubble or globe shaped glass containers are great for painting to use as decor for any holiday. Fill with candy or a battery operated tea light. Try your hand at one today.

 

Basket of crafting supplies.

"I am Gonna Miss That Man" Craft BasketThis cute party decoration jokes about the obsession many crafters have for their projects. The "I Am Gonna Miss that Man" basket is a whimsical reply to the husband who jokes about leaving if one more bit of yarn, fabric, or what have you is brought home for your crafting stash.

 

Sun Catcher Pendant - in process

Making a Suncatcher PendantGet out your tube of E6000 glue, decorative cord, some small embellishments, and beads. Using these supplies, learn how to make a variety of suncatcher pendants.

 

A glass ball with a funky pattern.

Making a Mosaic Ball DecorationDecorate a polystyrene ball with cut pieces of glass tiles to create this lovely mosaic ball decoration. The supplies list and instructions follow. Choose a color to your liking and enhance your home decor with this handmade bit of ornamentation.

 

Decorative Stone Cactus - small terra cotta pot with super cute stone cactus

DIY Decorative Stone CactusPainting rocks is a pastime that has become popular lately. Put your painting skills to work and create this fun decorative stone cactus; no green thumb required for this beauty.

 

Skewer Starburst Decor - top view down on the starburst project

DIY Skewer Starburst DecorIf you like starburst decor pieces, this project is for you. Gather together some wooden skewers, tin snips or heavy duty scissors, a Styrofoam ball, and both acrylic and spray paints and get started. The instructions for this DIY skewer starburst can be found on this page.

 

Faux Wax Drip Jar Candle Holders - finished jar with candle inside and jute around the top

Making Faux Wax Drip Jar Candle HoldersFood coloring and hot glue will help you create these faux wax drip candle holders using recycled jars. Let us show you how.

 

Foam Goody Bowl - tie twine in a bowl to finish the bowl

Making a Foam Goody BowlFoam sheets are fun to use in craft projects. Learn how to make a foam goody bowl on this page.

 

Sweet Lavender Jar Party Light - enhance the stamped image with paint

How to Make a Sweet Lavender Jar Party LightTransform a plain recycled jar into an elegant party light. The jar is covered with handmade tissue paper, a pretty lavender stamped image, paint, and more. The instructions and photos for creating one of your own are found on this page.

 

Two tiny hanging glass jars filled with beads or buttons.

Making Tiny Hanging Glass JarsFill tiny cork stoppered bottles and mini salt shakers with beads, broken shells, buttons, and more. Then attach a thread hanger to the bottle top or to a pin pushed into the cork stopper and display.

 

Fabric Covered Display Boxes - display packages wrapped in fabric and tied with lace bows

How to Make Fabric Covered Display BoxesTo create pretty display boxes try wrapping empty boxes with fabric, just as you would a gift. Add ribbons and bows if desired. If you use pins or water soluble glue then the boxes and fabric can be reused later.

 

Blue Ombré Holiday Wreath - finished ombré wreath

How to Make a Blue Ombré Summer WreathA Hula Hoop, blue and white faux lei flowers, yarn, and sea shells are used to make this pretty blue ombré summer wreath.

 

Silhouette Jar Storm Lantern - jar with lights added

How to Make a Silhouette Jar Storm LanternA recycled glass jar, decorative tape, and decoupage skills can help you create a beautiful jar lantern for your garden, patio, or inside. It is lovely when displayed at a garden party.

 

DIY Japanese Carp Streamer - two finished carp streamers hanging outside

DIY Japanese Carp StreamerTransform humble toilet paper tubes into these colorful Japanese carp streamers. They are fun to display in the garden or inside for parties or in the kids' room.

 

Masking Tape and Shoe Polish Vase - apply a coat of Mod Podge

Creating a Leather Look VaseMasking tape, shoe polish, and either spray sealer or Mod Podge are the main supplies needed to turn a plain vase into one having a leather look. Try your hand at it, using the instructions and photos provided.

 

Paper-Cut Mason Jar Light - lighted jar

How to Make a Paper-Cut Mason Jar LED LightBy creating an original design on a piece of construction paper that you can place in a mason jar you too can make this fun project. This page contains photos and instructions for making a paper-cut mason jar LED light to use at your next outdoor party or as indoor decor.

 

Rubber Band Art Painted Vase - white vase with flowers

Making Rubber Band Art Painted VasesTurn a plain glass vase into a unique piece of art. This page explains how to make rubber band art painted vases.

 

A collection of plastic spoons on a wooden table.

Crafts Using Plastic SpoonsPlastic spoons can be used to create unique bits of home decor, as well as, in other craft projects. This page will link you to fun crafts using plastic spoons.

 

An easel made from wooden clothespins.

How to Make a Mini Easel with Wooden ClothespinsIf you have small items or photos to display, then this mini wooden clothespin easel is just the perfect project for you. This page contains the instructions and photos needed to make a mini easel with wooden clothespins.

 

Plastic Spoon Tree - add a spoon to the top tip up

Making a Plastic Spoon TreeUsing a piece of sturdy paper to create the base cone shape you can make this attractive spoon tree, either for the holidays of any season. Paint it if you like. See how to make a plastic spoon tree using the steps in this page.

 

Layered Paper Flowers - mass of different colored paper flowers

How to Make Layered Paper FlowersThese beautiful layered paper flowers will be easy for you to make by following the instructions and photos found in this page. Decorate a classroom, home, or a party table as a centerpiece. Their uses are many.

 

Table Cover Using Store Bought Doilies - doily table runner

How to Make a Table Cover Using Store Bought DoiliesYou don't need to know how to crochet to make this lovely table runner. Learn how to make a table cover using store bought doilies.

 

Spring Hat and Butterfly Door Hanging - hat door hanging

Making a Spring Hat and Butterfly Door HangingAn inexpensive spring straw hat can be used as the base for making a pretty hanging for your door or wall. Follow the instructions in this page for making a spring hat and butterfly door hanging.

 

Making a Crab from a Scallop Shell - scallop shell crab

Making a Crab from a Scallop ShellAfter serving a delicious appetizer of scallops or upon your return from beachcombing, make this cute scallop shell crab to add to your decor. This is a page about making a crab from a scallop shell.

 

Wire Spiral Picture Holder - both variations of the holder

How to Make a Wire Spiral Picture HolderTake a pretty stone and some wire to make this handy picture holder. Perfect for your office desk or a shelf. This page is about making a wire spiral picture holder.

 

Ribbon Flowers - ribbon flower in pot with succulent

Simple Ribbon FlowersWith just some ribbon of your choice, wire, and hot glue you can make pretty flowers to decorate houseplants, create centerpieces, and more. This guide shows you how to make simple ribbon flowers.

 

Four Tier Votive Candle Holder - foliage can be displayed as well

Making a Four Tier Votive Candle Holder from PVC PipeLengths of PVC pipe covered with yarn can be used to make this attractive battery operated votive candle holder. Learn how to make a four tier votive candle holder in this page.

 

Spring Pouf Wreath - finished wreath hanging on a wall

Making a Bath Pouf Spring WreathIf you have not considered bath poufs as crafting items, think again. Multicolor poufs are used to make a pretty spring wreath. This page contains the instructions and photos necessary for making your own wreath.

 

Wine Glass Candle Holders - turn glasses right side up and fill with faux flowers of your choice

Making Wine Glass Candle HoldersInverted, stemmed wine glasses make pretty candle holders. You can put faux flower petals, buttons, or other decorations into the glass and seal them in to make quite decorative candle holders. This is a page about making wine glass candle holders.

 

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Making a Painted Wire Flower?I can't seem to get the glue to set or drip inside the pedal.

 

Mini Hat Spring Wreath - finished wreath hanging on porch wall

Mini Hat Spring WreathMaking your own seasonal wreaths is not only fun, but your creation will be unique and express your style. You may also save some money over buying a pre-made one. This is a page about making a mini hat spring wreath.

 

Popsicle Stick Vase - vase with flowers

How to Make a Triangle Shaped Popsicle Stick VasePopsicle or crafts sticks are a crafting staple. This cute, triangular, painted vase for displaying faux flowers uses Popsicle sticks. It is easy to make and a great craft for adults and kids alike. Learn how to make one here.

 

Wine glasses painted to resemble candy corn, placed upside down with battery operated candles inside.

Candy Corn Wine Glass CandlesticksA candy corn motif is perfect for Halloween and general fall decorations. Turn a plain wine glass into a cute unique candlestick. This page offers complete instructions for making candy corn wine glass candlesticks.

 

Fancy Tea Lights - tea light containers wrapped with tape

How to Make Fancy Tea LightsBling up plain tea lights by adding decorative tape, stick on gems, and more. This is a page about how to make fancy tea lights.

 

finished wreath

Flip-Flop Beach WreathMake this cute beach themed wreath for seasonal use or as a bit of decor for a beach house. This is a page about making a flip-flop beach wreath.

 

Fall Lacy Jar Decoration - glue leaves to lace and some buttons on the top

Making a Fall Lacy Jar DecorationDecorate a recycled jar with some lace, faux fall leaves, buttons, etc. for a pretty seasonal decoration. This is a page about making a fall lacy jar decoration.

 

Floral Framed Collage - hexagon on a small easel

Floral Framed CollageLet's make a frugal decor art work that can be displayed on your desk, wall, or to give as a gift! Flowers that will never die help to create a cute collage of flowers framed with craft sticks.

 

Red, White, and Blue Star Window Decor

Red, White, and Blue Star Window DecorI love decorating my big window with stuff that hangs from 12 pieces of yarn. For Valentines Day, St. Patty's, Easter, and spring, I had hearts, shamrocks, eggs, and birds. Now that summer is almost here, this!

 

Candle centerpiece with apples roses and sprigs of fir.

Centerpiece Ideas Using CandlesCandles are a beautiful addition to a centerpiece, as long as you are careful when using flammable materials and the hot wax. This is about centerpiece ideas using candles.

 

Recycled Candle Night Lamp - lighted jar jar

Recycled Candle Night LampThis craft is inspired by the daily power interruptions in my area. When candles are too boring to look at, you can always think of a fancy idea to bring light and color during a blackout period.

 

Wooden and porcelain figurines of cats from different cities and countries.

Displaying Small FigurinesThis is a page about displaying small figurines. There are many ways you can display a collection of small figurines. You can even make a special display frames and boxes.

 

Making Plastic Animal Bookends - holding up books on a shelf

Making Plastic Animal BookendsWe own hundreds of books, even after donating ones we feel we can pass on to others. Having a bunch of similar bookends in the house in order to keep a consistent style can be costly, so I've started making these colourblock animal bookends for just a few bucks a pair.

 

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Foil and Batting Little Birdie Sculpture - finished bird with beak, eyes, paint, and wings in place

Foil and Batting Little Birdie SculptureAfter watching a few Youtube videos and using household items I had on hand, I made a little bird sculpture which could be used for garden or home crafting projects.

 

Mini Flute Replica - finished flute

Mini Flute ReplicaBecause my daughter plays the flute, I made this mini flute for her to display on a shelf in her bedroom.

 

Echo Dot Camouflage - candle in place on top of the speaker

Echo Dot CamouflageHere is a fun project for hiding technology and making it into something decorative!

 

Minimalist Clip Desk Decor - finished decor piece with items clipped on at the sides

Minimalist Clip Desk DecorHere is another minimalist craft project I made with craft wire. I made this for my niece. It is perfect to place at the corner of her desk without taking up much space. You can clip on some small photos or notes, too. The fun part is the wire you hand bend can be with any phrase or word you'd like.

 

Candle Ring - finished candle ring

Candle RingThis candle ring is made from disposable aluminum pie pans and a 10" wire frame.

 

Scrappy Fun Fabric Flowers - sew the button through all layers

Scrappy Fun Fabric FlowersI made these pretty flowers from strips of fabric. I attached them to my Five Minute No-Sew Throw Pillow.

 

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Fabric Bunny Doorstop

Fabric Bunny DoorstopThis whimsical bunny doorstop is easy to make and safe for children. Learn how to make it in this short video.

 

Revamping Thrift Store Figurines

Revamping Thrift Store FigurinesYou can give outdated nicknacks a new life with a simple coat of paint. Check out this video to see how we revived a couple ceramic owls.

 

Yarn Wrapped Vase

Making a Yarn Wrapped VaseThis video shows you the easy steps to making your own unique vase by wrapping it with yarn.

 

Paper Dahlia

Paper DahliaThis paper dahlia makes a great wall decoration. It will brighten up any room. Check out this video for step by step instructions.

 

Decoupaged Glass Vases

Decoupaged Glass VasesCheck out this video and learn how we made these cute decoupaged lanterns.

 

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The completed Large Letter Decor

Large Letter DecorMade of 2 by 4 foot lumber, this cute "H" shelf will be decor on my daughter's new home!

 

Quickie Thrifty Crafts - purple frame craft with new scrapbook paper and message

Quick Thrifty CraftsI made four crafts in less than an hour using things I had on hand.

 

The finished noodleboard covering a sink.

DIY NoodleboardI ran across an item called a "noodle board" one day online when I was looking for an idea to cover my kitchen sink to provide temporary counter space. You know those times- everyone is coming to your house for a get together, but space is at a premium to set up a buffet.

 

The finished picture with hooks on the bottom.

Key Rack/Mask HangerI purchased a picture frame to make a clock. Inside the picture frame was a picture that I decided to use for this craft project to make a key rack because I didn't want anything useful to go to waste. So for the cost of the picture frame ($2.75), I was able to make two craft projects.

 

Dainty Wall Calendar Wreath  - wreath over the top page of a wall calendar

Dainty Wall Calendar WreathMake this cute, dainty calendar wreath to attach to the month section of your wall calendar. I have a custom Shutterfly calendar (top being a photo & I like this wreath over it for the photo of the month) or you could also put it over photos or cards too. If you're making this for a photo or card the wreath being smaller would look nicer.

 

Decor for Less Using Hurricane Vases - finished vases both with bows

Decor for Less Using Hurricane VasesI enjoy changing up my home decor from time to time, however at the same time I don't want to spend a lot of money purchasing new pieces either.

 

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Glass Block Crafts?I have about 70 old glass boxes. I want to make gifts from them. Does anyone have ideas on what to do with them without using lights?

 

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Keeping Cinnamon Broom Scent Fresh?I want to make a cinnamon scented decorative broom. I tried several times, but didn't get the right aroma. Some people say "dip them" in cinnamon oil, but I don't want a barrel of oil (lol), just enough to keep the broom full of scent all of the time.

 

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Covering a Glass Vase With Wallpaper?I have left over wallpaper and would like to cover a glass vase using the wallpaper. Can I use modge podge to apply it to the glass, or soak the wallpaper then apply. It is pre pasted vinyl.

 

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Making Beaded Grape Clusters?I am looking for instructions on how to make grape clusters, without jump rings. I need to find written instructions with pictures. I don't do well with video tutorials. If anyone could help me I would be greatful.

 

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