Spring Craft Challenge: Rustic Outdoor Chandelier DIY

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It’s getting close to patio time: sitting outside with friends, having cold drinks by candlelight and laughing about the events of the day. And what better to help illuminate that happy chatter than a rustic outdoor chandelier, made of natural elements and lit by citronella candles? This month, a few of us Crafts Unleashed gals were challenged to use the same rustic-influenced crafting materials to make a project. I had been doing some surfing around on the internet when I {Read More}

Spring Challenge: DIY Floral Wall Sconce

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Can you think of anything more perfectly suited for a Spring Challenge than a floral wall sconce to hang your newly blossoming Spring flowers from? This beautifully simple floral wall sconce is easy to make with just a few supplies and is sure to brighten any room! Supplies needed to make your own floral wall sconce: Wood Pennant Flags White Craft Chicken Wire Netting Wired Sisal Vine E-6000 Glue Clothes Pins Preserved Moss Sheet Step 1. Using the pennant flag as {Read More}

DIY Felt Pouch Tissue Holder

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With Easter this weekend — the next holiday we’ll be looking towards is Mother’s Day.  Today’s tissue holder project might be just the thing for you to whip up for mom.  It’s super functional and easy too.  I don’t know about you, but I always carry tissues in my purse or bag! Why not carry them in style?   I thought I’d share these DIY felt pouch tissue holders with you. Supplies needed to make your own felt pouch tissue holder: Felt (colors of {Read More}

Earth Day Upcycle: How to Turn Anything Into A Lamp

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I love a good upcycle!  And when you consider that Earth Day is right around the corner, it’s fitting to spend some time crafting with re-use in mind.  I found this globe at the thrift store about a month ago and picked it up on a whim.  It was a little wobbly on its axis and Asia has a scratch on it, but overall, it was in good shape.  It was certainly worth $2.50.  I was thinking on what kinds {Read More}

Last Minute Easter Gifts: Mason Jar Treats With Printable

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With Easter quickly approaching I’ve started putting together a few last minute Easter gifts for our daughter’s teachers at school. She has 3 main teachers and 3 assistant teachers. That’s a lot of teacher Easter gifts to put together! We like to keep things simple and go with what we love best..mason jars! Mason jar gifts are my favorite kind of gifts to give. They’re perfect for all sorts of occasions and can be embellished in a variety of ways. {Read More}

Mother’s Day Gift Idea: Homemade Strawberry Bath Soak

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Mother’s Day is coming up and one of my favorite things to do on Mother’s Day is to take a little time for myself and have an opportunity to relax just a little bit.  I rarely take baths but when I do, I love adding beautifully scented bath soak to my tub. So today, I am showing you how to quickly make amazing bath soak!  Bath soak makes a perfect gift for Mother’s Day and you’ll be so surprised at {Read More}

Tin Can Crafts: Make Your Own Recycled Luminaries

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I love a good upcycle. It’s satisfying in so many ways; upcycling is inexpensive, it’s eco-friendly, and you use your imagination to envision something in a different way. And tin cans are such a multi-purpose item. I thought it was fitting that they be repurposed into tin can crafts: DIY luminaries for Earth Day. Patio season is just around the corner. What better way to dress up your outdoor space than with these incredibly easy and inexpensive luminaries? Supplies needed {Read More}

Spring Burlap & Floral Centerpiece

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If you’re on the lookout for a pretty and simple spring centerpiece, this burlap and floral centerpiece project is a great option! It’s simple and fresh with a little country chic coming from the burlap and button garland. Add a floral centerpiece to your Easter dinner table, give as a Mother’s Day gift, or easily mass produce for a springtime wedding — either way, your guests will surely be impressed! Supplies needed to make your own spring floral centerpiece: Flowers {Read More}

Spring Challenge: Instagram Photo Memo Board

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Is anyone else just in love with Instagram? It is one of my favorite ways to keep up with friends and family, see what everyone is doing and making. Plus it’s so visual and usually so pretty. I’ve been trying to think of a way I could display some of my favorite photos for a while now, and I’m so excited about this spring Instagram memo board I came up with for the Spring Craft Challenge! I printed out little 3″ {Read More}