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DIY Flower Cones

Welcome! Today I am sharing an easy tutorial for making flower cones. The weather is warming up, and that is putting me in the mood to decorate my home. I love having flowers around me, but we all know that real flowers wilt and die in a couple of days. That's why I like to… Continue reading DIY Flower Cones

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Friday Favorites: Crafts of the Week

So I've done it again and bought too much at my favorite craft stores. It seems that I can't pass up buying things from the sales and clearance aisles. I have to fill my shopping cart when I see craft supplies for under $2. The funny thing is that I just donated about two garbage… Continue reading Friday Favorites: Crafts of the Week

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Friday Favorites: Reuse an Old Mailbox

Hello! Today I am sharing a fun and easy mailbox project. A few weeks ago, I posted a tutorial on how to give a makeover to an old mailbox. Here's how it turned out:   This week I decided to paint another mailbox, but this time the color is pink!   The purpose of these… Continue reading Friday Favorites: Reuse an Old Mailbox

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Friday Favorites #16: DIY Rose-Colored Bottles

Happy Friday everyone! Today I am continuing my hobby of showing different ways to reuse items that are usually thrown in the trash. Earlier this week I wrote about my repurposed mailbox, and now I am sharing photos of my rose-colored glass bottles.   Here is a before photo of the soda bottles: I cleaned… Continue reading Friday Favorites #16: DIY Rose-Colored Bottles

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Decoupage and Decorate Easter Eggs

Today I am showing you how to decoupage and decorate eggs for Easter. This fun project is easy to make and will last all year because I used faux eggs instead of hard-boiled eggs. Follow the instructions below for inspiration. Supplies: Faux Easter Eggs Mod Podge Foam Brush Floral Print Paper Scissors Instructions: Begin by cutting… Continue reading Decoupage and Decorate Easter Eggs

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Shabby Chic Birdhouse

If you like beautiful birdhouses, then you will enjoy today's craft project. For some reason, I love decorating birdhouses. I started this hobby about a year ago when I bought a couple of wooden birdhouses that were on sale at a craft store. These little houses are so much fun to paint and embellish. As you… Continue reading Shabby Chic Birdhouse

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DIY Shabby Chic Sign

I like to think of different ways to recycle and reuse old and broken items in my home. When my son's drawer fell apart and could no longer be fixed, I decided to save a couple of boards from the furniture for future craft projects. This is one of the pieces I saved: It's the… Continue reading DIY Shabby Chic Sign

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Shabby Chic Wooden Castle

I found an unfinished wooden castle while shopping at Michaels. This castle is awesome because it's like having a blank canvas. All you need to do is add paint, embellishments, and other decorations to make it your own. I decided to give the castle a feminine, shabby chic look. I made sure to spray paint… Continue reading Shabby Chic Wooden Castle