Image Transfer Technique Using Tattoo Paper

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As I shared in my photo to wood transfer tutorial, I enjoy transferring images to other surfaces to create personalized projects.  The technique I shared in that tutorial does have a bit of a learning curve, so while you practice to master that technique, here’s a simpler process you can try:  use printable tattoo paper to make your own image transfer! While this product is designed and marketed to be used with the Silhouette cutting machine, you can use the {Read More}

Penguin DIY Ornaments & Gift Tags

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year–Christmas Crafting Time!  At the moment I am a little obsessed with creating as many adorable little DIY ornaments and tags as possible (are ya with me?).  I am particularly excited to share this Christmas penguin project with you today because it is cute, it’s (so) easy AND it can double as either felt DIY ornaments OR paper gift tags.  Cool, right? Plus, I made a free printable template for this project.  This {Read More}

DIY Gift For Men: Simple Leather Keychain

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Men are often difficult to shop for, as we all know. They are even more difficult to make gifts for. With this in mind, I created an easy DIY gift for men stocking stuffer for the guy in your life! Supplies needed to make your own keychain DIY gift for men: Leather Wrap Bracelet (you can make two keychains from this) Keychain Embroidery Floss or Yarn E-6000 Adhesive Large Bead Crop A Dile Punch (one of the most useful tools in my {Read More}

Jingle Bell DIY Christmas Garland

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Hi Friends! The holidays are approaching and it’s time to start decorating! Well, it’s almost time to start ! We just moved into a new house this year and I wanted to dress up my mantel.  I fell in love with these red jingle bells and knew I must make something with them. The star detail on the side is just the cutest.  I decided on making an easy and rustic looking DIY Christmas garland.  This garland can be whipped up {Read More}

Multi-Season DIY Twig Wreath

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Wreaths are quite a seasonal thing, but holiday-specific wreaths can only get a little bit of use before the next holiday is upon us.  I prefer to have wreaths, particularly in the fall and winter, that can change WITH the seasons and holidays.  Enter the rectangular DIY twig wreath: This is a sweet and simple DIY twig wreath base that can be easily updated with more holiday-specific accents.  The star above works well for fall and into Christmas, but hanging {Read More}

Wire Wrapping Tutorial: Geometric Wire Wrapped Beaded Necklace

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Today’s necklace is a great project for anyone just getting started in wire wrapping.  The simple geometric design doesn’t take many beads, or much wire – so if you have jewelry-making tools already, you’ll find this to be a very inexpensive project!  Today I’m going to show you wire wrapping tips for making your own wire frame, so you can make pendants in any shape or size.  Adding a few crystal beads gives you color and shine with this minimalist geometric {Read More}