Dry Erase To-Do List

DIY Dry-Erase To-Do List using Evermine's Woodland Owl labels {www.evermine.com}

Paper lists that clutter up my desk or get soiled in the garden are finally a thing of the past! I always have a “To Do” list — or several — on the go, and I was getting a bit tired of using a messy, dirty notebook. Using a simple glass-front frame from the dollar… 

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Dip-Dyed Treat Bags

DIY Dip-Dyed Treat Bags

Muslin gift bags are one of my favorite ways to package up treats and favors. They are easy to find at my local craft supply store and give the look of something more ‘special’ than, say, using a plastic bag. Another thing that’s great about muslin bags is that there are a million ways you… 

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Bridesmaid Gifts: DIY Flower Flip-Flops

DIY Flower Flip-Flops

Treat your bridesmaids to something special and handmade by you! These DIY Flower Flip Flops are perfect for wearing by the pool, after a pedicure, or even during the wedding reception! DIY Flower Flip-Flops   Print Author: Rachel Beyer Type: Craft Ingredients Flip flops
(I found mine at The Dollar Tree) Cotton fabric Felt Hot glue… 

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DIY Wood-Burned Salad Servers

DIY Wood-Burned Salad Servers

This project comes with a warning. Not that wood burning pen tools are very hot and can burn you (although that is true and worth remembering). Not that your finished project needs special care (it doesn’t). No, the warning is that wood burning is addictive! Once you get the hang of it, you are going… 

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Decorated Mason Jar Mugs

DIY Decorated Mason Jar Mugs

With summer in full swing, I’m looking forward to hosting backyard get togethers. I’ve been on the lookout for some fun, affordable glassware to serve my homemade cocktails in and was excited to discover this DIY over on Soul Makes. This project is perfect for anyone looking to add something special to their outdoor wedding,… 

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Baby Sock Coin Purse

Baby Sock Coin Purse

Baby socks are pretty stinkin’ adorable aren’t they? Teeny tiny socks in all colors with hearts and dragons, cupcakes and lightning bolts, flowers and robots… The socks that look like sneakers are just too irresistible, so of course I bought a zillion of them. Here is the other thing about baby socks I should say:… 

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Handsewn Strawberry Pin Cushions

Handsewn Strawberry Pincushions

I’ve been having a lot of fun working on little sewing projects lately. I had been eying this tutorial by Down Grapevine Lane for so long; I’m excited to finally be able to try it out. I enjoyed the time consuming hand-stitching involved as I have not practiced that in awhile, and it made for… 

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Father’s Day Gift Idea: Nautical Knot Keychains

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When it comes to brainstorming gift ideas, Father’s Day generally seems to give people more trouble than Mother’s Day. That’s why we’ve been on the lookout for clever gift ideas for dad so we can share them with you here, and we hit gold when we ran across this DIY Sailor Knot Keychain tutorial from… 

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DIY Art Kits for Kids

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Birthdays are so much fun, and even more personal when using a theme to celebrate. So, as I begin planning a birthday party for our special needs son, I’ve decided to create an artistic theme. In his special educational class, he has been exploring various artists and their works. He is so fascinated by each… 

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DIY Herbal Sachets + Free Sewing Pattern

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These sachet pillows are a simple sewing project and make perfect gifts for bridesmaids or wedding favors. The best part is that you can coordinate your fragrant herbs and fabric to match your theme, color palette and season. I chose to use lavender, chamomile and lemon balm for their relaxing effects and fresh spring scent…. 

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