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February 2018

Cricut Maker, DIY Tutorial, Holiday Crafts, Home Decor

Make a Spring Banner with Felt Flowers

I don’t know about you, but I’m kinda over winter at this point and looking forward to spring.  Real flowers aren’t really an option yet but felt flowers are always in season! I’m going to show you how easy it is to cut felt with the new Cricut Maker.  I was lucky to get a machine for my birthday/Xmas this year so I’m having fun exploring all the new materials I can cut with it. Here’s a tutorial showing you how to make a banner with those felt flowers  ...

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DIY Tutorial, Gift Ideas, Party Crafts, Silhouette CAMEO

Make Your Own Washi Tape With One Surprising Product

Washi tape…one of everyone’s favorite crafting supplies.  I don’t know about you but I tend to collect it and then don’t want to use it because if I use it all up I’ll be sad.  Logical…no, but that’s how the crafter’s mind works, right?  Just me? Well, guess what!  I just came up with a way to make your own washi tape with a common craft supply, for people who use vinyl,  you probably have it sitting in a drawer right now.  Any guesses? Ok,  ...

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DIY Tutorial, Gift Ideas, Holiday Crafts, Home Decor, Silhouette CAMEO, Vinyl

How to Make a Wooden Makeup Brush Holder

Ok ladies, how many of you dig around in your makeup bag every morning for 5 minutes trying to find the right brush?  Or you give up and just have them all laying on your counter making a huge mess,  no one likes having a huge mess. You will love this tutorial then!  It’s pretty simple to make if you’re comfortable with power tools, they really aren’t as scary as they look, I promise. I’m going to show you how to DIY your own wooden makeup brush holder which also  ...

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DIY Tutorial, Holiday Crafts, Home Decor, Party Crafts

Make an Adorable Faux Floral Bunny for Easter

Spring is just around the corner, at least that’s what I keep telling myself so I don’t lose my sanity.  Spring also means Easter decor which is all about cute bunnies and chicks and Cadbury mini eggs (my favorite candy in the whole wide world). If you’ve been following along on my blog and Instagram feeds then I hope you know by now I’m all about making decor that’s actually affordable.  Guess where one of my favorite places to shop for supplies is…. the  ...

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