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DIY Friday: Create Your Own Photo Backdrop

I have been recovering from carpal tunnel surgery so I have not been able to post. However, I have for you a cool, sweet guest post from Emma of gifts.com. How would you like to make your own permanent awesome photo backdrop that you can change in several different styles?  The fabulous design behind this Read More

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DIY Friday: Fall Floral Hanging

Happy DIY Friday. Friday’s are now my DIY days for sending you lovely projects that you can work on over the weekend. Now, today, I have a treat for you. After last weeks floral chandelier, FTD reached out with one of their own amazing projects for me to share with you. I am excited to Read More

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Ten Minute Tuesday: The Artist Trading Card

It has been a while since I have posted a ten minute Tuesday. With Fall here and kids back to school, your ten minute Tuesdays will resume once more. Today’s activity was inspired by the artist trading cards I have been seeing on Pinterest a lot lately. Normally done with mixed media techniques that include Read More

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DIY: Make a Flower Chandelier in Six Steps

The weekend is here and I have the perfect DIY project just for you! This project has some great elements; fun, flowers, imagination, and a new twist on an old idea. ProFlowers has created a whole video tutorial on how to make a flower chandelier. I have seen different versions on Pinterest, often using silk Read More

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Ten Minute Tuesday: The Art Project Part 2

Here is Part 2 of The Art Project broken into ten-minute chunks of time. You can take almost any art project or writing project or crafting project and break them down into ten-minute bits of time to fit it into a busy schedule. This makes most projects possible even when you think you have no Read More

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DIY: Creating Leaf Poetry

This is a replica of a favorite project I did a while ago. I call it Leaf Poetry. Why? because you use the leaf templates or you can trace leaves and paint them anyway you desire. Then you are going to write some very simple poetry on your leaves. You can use as many leaves Read More

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How to: Pressed Flower Petal Butterflies

I often get inspired by projects I see on Pinterest. About two weeks ago, I saw a DIY post of pressed leaves in clear glass picture frames. I thought it looked like fun. I had picked up some frames from the dollar store, my go-to when the budget is tight, and thought I might just Read More

National Craft Month

National Craft Month Crafty Round- up!

March is National Craft Month. A favorite Month of mine as it gives me an excuse to try out all kinds of crafty projects. I have more projects coming over the next week and a half just for you. However today, I thought I would round-up some of my favorite crafts that I have done Read More

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Ten Minute Tuesday: DIY Canvas Signs

I just love the canvas signs I see for sale in JoAnn’s and Michaels, or even at Ross or other home decorating places. I think they are cute. But why am I going to pay to have someone else’s sign when this creative person can do it herself. Now, here is the disclaimer. It’s been Read More

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DIY: Photo Transfers to Wood

Photo transfers  to wood: I LOVE LOVE LOVE this project. I have done it a few times now. I thoroughly enjoy the results of the rustic look of the picture on wood. I am keeping the post simple. Several pictures with instructions under each one. Now you can follow this easy step by step tutorial Read More