DIY Crayon Favors

Handmade Crayon Favors

Making your own crayons is a popular craft and a great activity you can do with your kids. I used a mini cupcake mold to make our crayons, but you could also try using a fun shaped silicon mold as well. My niece and I had a lot of fun making up a big batch… 

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Wedding Inspiration: Woodland Bliss

Faerie Terrarium Wedding Favors

Woodland weddings are full of rustic charm, and evoke an ethereal sense of mystery and wonder. That’s why we knew we had to get creative with a wedding favor idea that would live up to, and enhance, the surrounding atmosphere for this type of event. Thus, these woodland faerie terrariums were born. Full of colored… 

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DIY Soccer Party Favors

DIY Soccer Party Favors

My friend’s daughter, Ashley, LOVES soccer. She loves the game so much that she asked for a soccer themed party for her 12th birthday. Party planning is one of my favorite hobbies, so I volunteered to put together some fun beaded bracelet soccer favors that I know she will love sharing with her friends. These… 

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DIY Mason Jar Floating Citronella Candles

DIY Floating Citronella Candle with Personalized Favor Tags from Evermine (www.evermine.com)

This simple craft is perfect for summertime, and can make pretty outdoor centerpieces for a wedding or backyard get-together. I first discovered this idea on Nest of Posies blog and knew I had to try it. The ingredients are simple and easy to find at my local grocery store, plus I used fresh herbs from… 

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Spa in a Jar

Spa in a Jar

A Spa in a Jar is a wonderful gift for someone who could use some pampering. For this gift set I choose an uplifting and healing scent combination: eucalyptus / mint. You can create this whole set in a few hours and customize it to have just about any scent you can think of. I… 

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Lovely Gift Packaging For Handmade Eye Pillows

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I’ve been making my own aromatherapy eye pillows inspired by my favorite felines over the past month, and they’ve been the perfect spring sewing project. I especially love working with the fragrant scents of lavender, chamomile and lemon balm. The combination smells SO good. I invite fellow crafters to visit my blog, Adventures In Making,… 

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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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A Yellow “Rustic Retro” Wedding

Sweet Tea Wedding Favors

Mason jars and rustic gatherings go hand-in-hand, which is why we wanted to come up with a wedding favor idea that would utilized our collection of jars while showing them off as part of the decor. Luckily, these sweet tea wedding favors are not only simple to put together, but they’ll also make a gorgeous… 

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