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}

DIY Dinosaur Storage Jars for Kids

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Happy Saturday, friends!  A lot of us who are crafty have mad crushes on mason jars.  How about you?  Do you love them?  Whether it’s for crafting or using them in our home decor — they’re functional and fabulous!  Today’s post is all about the jars, except it’s geared towards the kiddos.  Why not give them a love and appreciation for mason jars too?  Start their ‘jar crushing’ at a young age. {hee-hee} I’m sharing a fun and super easy {Read More}

Toilet Paper Roll Crafts: Recycled Monster Treat Holders

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Every time I throw out empty toilet paper rolls,  I think “I should do something useful with these!” Well, today I did! And I enlisted the help of my kids. Win/win!  You wouldn’t think these colorful, treat holdin’ characters were once used to dispense toilet paper! I bet you already have the supplies on hand to make your own toilet paper roll crafts! Supplies needed to make your own monster toilet paper roll crafts: Empty Toilet Paper Rolls Acrylic Craft {Read More}

Fabric Crafts: Vintage Fabric Wrapped Ampersand

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I have a deep and abiding love for vintage fabrics. They are so pretty and colorful, and I love all their sweet florals and patterns. And since my previous job was as a graphic/website designer, I have a thing for typography too. This giant Spring fabric crafts wrapped ampersand is the perfect blend of those two loves! When I saw the giant paper mache letters that Consumer Crafts carries, I just knew I had to wrap one up in pretty {Read More}

Light Up Star Decor Inspired by PB Kids

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Ever since I saw this light up star in Pottery Barn Kid’s catalog, I’ve been trying to figure out how to make my own.  When my mother brought us some wonderful boxes of chocolates for Valentine’s day, I knew I had the supplies I needed to make my own PB Kids light up star.  I love to be able to use recycled products in my crafting, and this was the perfect way to celebrate Earth Day and get my crafting {Read More}

Spring Challenge: Bird Nest Mason Jar DIY Lamp

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Nothing says “spring” to me like birds.  I love hearing them – finally – here in Michigan!  I haven’t spotted any nests yet, but it won’t be long.  So I thought I’d build one of my own with the supplies for the Spring challenge here at Crafts Unleashed.  Of course, a nest by itself isn’t so special – so I made a piece that was both fun and functional using the new theme supplies!  Using a mason jar, I made {Read More}