Family Established Blocks

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Whenever we have family in town for the holidays, I like to have supplies on-hand for a craft that the ladies can create while the boys watch sports all day. (Is your family that way too? UGH!) I found this awesome tutorial for Family Established Blocks on The Creative Crate and I fell in love!  They are such a fun accessory for your home and they can't be any easier to make! To make these blocks you just need a few materials and about an hour of your time- including paint drying time! We … [Read more...]

12 Simple DIY Decor Accessories

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Looking for a fun project to do this weekend? We've compiled a list of a dozen DIY decor accessories you can create in no time! Gather your girlfriends and plan a crafternoon, or get creative while the kids are napping. Take a look: 1. Washi Tape Coasters from A Pumpkin and a Princess 2. Sweater-Covered Vase from Homework 3. Poster Board Topiaries covered in Moss from The Creativity Exchange 4. Vintage Display Tray turned Wooden Photo Collage from Me and My … [Read more...]

Seasonal Blocks

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Did you know the 4 seasons of the year all have the same number of letters in their names? These seasonal blocks are such a fun decor you can keep on display all year long! I made these with my mother in law and 2 sister in laws over the holidays while the boys watched sports on TV all day. Materials Needed: 1- 4x4 piece of wood cut into 4 inch blocks. We bought ours at Home Depot and they cut these for us right there in the store- perfect! Paint & Paint Brushes Vinyl Letters. If … [Read more...]

Lovely Little Jars

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These lovely little jars are an easy home decor idea that you can re-create for any season or holiday. Remember the fall welcome sign I made last year using this same technique? It is simple and fun and only takes about 20 minutes from start to finish (minus drying time). Materials Needed: Paint — I used Martha Stewart Satin in three different shades of pink ($1.99 each at Michaels) Jars — You can use recycled condiment jars, or pick some up for less than $2.00 each Puffy Paint for the … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Ruffled Ribbon Topiary Tutorial

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This Ruffled Ribbon Topiary Tutorial is one of the funnest projects I've ever made! It was simple and I could do most of it while I sat and watched shows at night with my husband! I'm also pretty happy with the way it turned out. Sometimes I get an idea in my head, and when I actually make it, it looks nothing like I had hoped, but this turned out just like I wanted it to! What I used:•Little Tin Bucket (last year's walmart clearance) •Floral Foam ($ store) •3" Styrofoam Ball ($ store) •4 ya … [Read more...]