Category Archive: Craft Tutorial

Oct 30

Twine Wrapped Heart

I’m pleased to bring you another guest post, this time from Cassandra over at MariposaCreationsNZ.  She made gorgeous twine wrapped hearts.  These would be so perfect to decorate for a party, use as a garland, or add rustic charm to any space.  And she makes it all look so easy!  Read on for a step-by-step …

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Oct 23

Paper Mache Piñata

I am so excited to bring you this guest post from Stephany’s Party Surprises!  Stephany wrote a super easy paper mache piñata tutorial, and I can’t wait to make my own piñata.  This is the perfect beginner project.  You can easily customize this by painting it any color and adding designs or text when you’re …

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Oct 16

Christmas Color Chart

I’m making matching Christmas sweater vests for me, the boyfriend, and the dog.  If that makes you anywhere near as excited as me – you should use this color chart immediately!  Works for knitting, crocheting, and cross stitching. PDF Format: Christmas Color Chart – PDF Numbers Format: Christmas Color Chart – Numbers.numbers   Be sure to send …

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Sep 28

DIY Glitter Shoes

What do you do with your favorite pair of shoes when they get all scuffed up?  Cover them in glitter, of course!  Read on for this easy DIY.

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Aug 28

Small Display Stars

Looking for a cute and easy way to display small notes in your home or dorm room?  These would also be perfect for movie ticket stubs.  That’s actually what inspired me!  One of my friends (Hi, Florencia!) asked me if I had any ideas to display ticket stubs.  Want to add some color to your …

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Aug 22

Stained Glass Style Paint

New bathroom, blank canvas!  I wanted to add a little color and try something new.  The bathroom is small, so it was perfect for a more complex paint job.  Having a pattern on the top half of the wall contrasting with the plain white bottom half even makes the bathroom feel bigger!  Interested in seeing …

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Aug 17

Polka Dot Paint

Just moved into a new house!  My bedroom was in desperate need of repainting!  After being in apartments with off-white walls for quite a while, I wanted to do something playful and maybe a little kooky 😉  Why not purple polka dots on yellow walls?  I had never used a sponge to paint a room …

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Jul 27

Memento Frame

I love sending mail…and receiving it!  I was thinking of ways to display the notes and crayon drawings I receive, and I figured, why not incorporate some artwork as well.  Super easy DIY project to make your own moment frame.  The only reason it took 2 days was so that the stain could dry.  Now …

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Jul 13

Plastic Bag Organization

So I don’t know about you guys, but I have a pretty insane stash of plastic bags.  I am ALL about using my reusable bags when I shop, and somehow I still have an absurd amount of plastic bags.  This isn’t really a problem, though, because they’re so useful!  Trash bags for small trash bins, clean …

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Jul 02

July 4th Lanterns

I’ve been trying to think of a way to upcycle the glass jars I have around my apartment.  What better way than to make something festive for the 4th of July!  These lanterns were so easy and quick to make.  And they’re very safe if you use glow sticks (like I did).  You could easily …

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