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}

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}

DIY Watercolor Canvas Tote Bag

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To celebrate the sweet spring days ahead, I decided to create this watercolor canvas tote in the pastels of early daffodils, tulips and crocus.  Combining watercolors with stronger yellows and pinks made pretty combinations reminiscent of the garden this time of year. The two basic things you will need are your paints and a canvas.  In this case, I am using a canvas TOTE as my canvas! Supplies needed to make your own DIY watercolor canvas tote: Canvas Tote Bag (I {Read More}

Sparkle Soda: Simple Embellishment for a Fun Gift

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There are lots of everyday occasions to give someone a little surprise that doesn’t break the bank. Use this idea to take someone’s favorite beverage and make it extra special! For mom or dad? A teacher? A BFF? Everyone has a treat beverage of choice. I think this would be such a fun gift to find in the spot where the less-glitzy beverages usually hang out! All that’s required? Just two things: Your Choice of Beverage Adhesive Craft Gems (I used {Read More}

Mother’s Day Paper Flower Bouquet

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Growing up, I remember making paper flower bouquets at school for Mother’s Day. Back then, there weren’t any fancy cutting machines that create paper flowers in a matter of minutes. Now there are numerous ways to create paper flowers, and you don’t always need a cutting machine to make them! I’ve always enjoyed handmade gifts, especially gifts kids can make for their parents and grandparents. Today, I’m going to share with you a paper flower bouquet that kids can make! {Read More}

Sheet Music Mother’s Day Charm Necklace

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With Mother’s Day right around the corner, I’ve been working on a few handmade gifts for the special moms in my life. I’ll start by saying that I’m a beginner level jewelry maker, it’s something I really enjoy but still have a lot of learning to do. This necklace that I’m sharing with you today is definitely a beginner level, but makes a great Mother’s Day gift. It’s very easy to do and easily customizable to everyone’s preference with scrapbook {Read More}

Mother’s Day Hanging Floral Arrangement

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Mother’s Day is just around the corner. This is such an easy project that would be great to do with children! You could even make mini versions if you need a group children’s craft. Supplies needed to create your own Mother’s Day hanging floral arrangement: Silhouette Cameo This Cutting File 12×12 Two-sided Scrapbook Paper Glue Dots Floral Water Pick Satin Ribbon Hole Punch Washi Tape (optional) Flowers Step 1: Cut out this file with your Silhouette Cameo. Step 2: Gently {Read More}

DIY Family Photo Display Stand

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Happy Valentine’s Day!  Wouldn’t it be fun to have a way to display little Valentine cards, wallet sized photos and other mementos?  This photo display is kind of like a scrapbook on a stand, where you can show off your current favorites and change them out easily.  I’ve made mine with a “love” theme and my most current family photos, but you could easily make yours in other colors and themes.  As an added bonus, this project takes less than {Read More}

How to Make a Window Frame Bulletin Board

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  I was looking for an attractive way to create a real pin board in my craft room.  Pottery Barn had a beautiful chalkboard that I liked, so I borrowed their design as inspiration for my bulletin board.  It’s a fun way to personalize your wall decor to fit your theme!  Here’s how you can make your own window frame bulletin board: Supplies needed to make your own window frame bulletin board: Canvas Cork Roll Staple Gun Acrylic Paint Spray {Read More}