Recycled Cup & Saucer Bird Feeder

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I love to thrift shop almost as much as I love to craft. Luckily, the two go hand-in-hand! Choosing to craft with re-purposed items means you save your pocket book and the environment at the same time. What’s not to love about that? This recycled bird feeder is a fun project to make with all those beautiful mismatched tea sets you often find at thrift stores. It comes together super easy, the decorating options are endless, and your feathered friends {Read More}

15 Minute Spring Flower Garland

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Ready to celebrate the arrival of spring?! Make a super easy 15 minute spring flower garland to decorate a mantle, wreath, or large picture frame. This project is really so easy you can even get the kids involved! I decided to make a pretty flowery garland for spring. But with the many different Felties sticker designs on ConsumerCrafts.com, you can create a felt garland for any occasion. Stars, ladybugs, hearts, animals and more – this project is so fun and customizable! {Read More}

Beaded Leather Bracelets For Women Tutorial

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Natural and irregularly cut stones are all the rage right now! Depending on what you wear them with, natural stones can be elegant and casual all at the same time. Unfortunately, as beautiful as they are, jewelry pieces that utilize these stones can be quite pricey. Why not save some money and make your own beaded leather bracelets for women with this tutorial!     I am not a jewelry maker. So the fact that I made this bracelet in about half {Read More}

Washi Tape Hair Pins

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There are some projects that are so complicated that they take weeks and months to complete (Hello, Plastic Canvas Robot!). These washi tape hair pins are definitely not that kind of project. They come together in a matter of minutes and then you just leave them to dry for a few hours. Does it get any easier?! Supplies needed to make your own washi tape hair pins: Silver Bobby Pins Washi Tape Mod Podge Dimensional Magic EK Success Cutter Bee {Read More}

Free Printables: Punny Mini-Figurine Valentines

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If you have small children, you already know how crazy they are for Toob mini-figurines! My boys have a handful of sets and always find fun and creative ways to include the figurines in their daily play. We even take them on the road with this Mini Travel Playset! We’re always on the hunt for sugar-free Valentine’s Day gifts we can give our boys and their friends. I created several free printables, and I think this year’s themed Toob packs will {Read More}

Fat Quarter DIY Purse Tutorial

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Looking for an easy tutorial to help you get comfortable with your sewing machine? You’ve come to the right place then! This Fat Quarter Purse Tutorial will guide you through the detailed steps to making your very own purse from assembling the free pattern to the final stitch. For you more seasoned sewers out there, use the free pattern as a jumping off point for endless additions and customizations! Supplies needed to make your own DIY Fat Quarter purse: Fabric {Read More}

DIY Perler Beads Valentine’s Day Tray

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I’m absolutely crazy about Valentine’s Day. The colors, the candy, the CRAFTS! What’s not to love about this holiday? Thought I would have some Valentine’s Day fun with my son’s latest craft obsession, Perler Beads. I created a vintage rose template and love the way it turned out.  I hadn’t used them in years and I totally forgot how slow going they can be but once you get in the groove of things, positioning hundreds of tiny beads can be {Read More}

Easy Chalkboard Birthday Calendar {With Free Printable!}

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Looking to organize your life a bit more this New Year? Make an easy reusable chalkboard birthday calendar to help keep track of loved one’s birthdays! Chalkboard art can be kind of intimidating sometimes. But don’t worry, this tutorial will show a you a super quick and easy way to recreate the beauty of chalk without the hassle! Supplies needed to make your own chalkboard birthday calendar:  7″x10″ Chalkboard White Paint Marker White Graphite Paper Fine Sandpaper Ribbon (optional) Craft {Read More}

Last Minute Customizable DIY Gift Calendar

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Need a quick last minute gift? Or maybe something inexpensive you can give to a large group? This last minute DIY gift calendar covers both! Supplies needed to make your own DIY gift calendar: 3.5″x5.5″ Tin (under two bucks!) White Cardstock Customizable Calendar printables (1, 2, 3) Magnets Easy, right? Cute, personal, and cheap…that’s my kind of gift! When you print out the calendar cards, you’ll notice that there’s a large blank section in the middle. You can, of course, {Read More}