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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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Adhesive Vinyl, DIY Tutorial, Gift Ideas, Holiday Crafts, Kid Crafts

How to Make a Treat Tray for Santa

Let’s keep the festive crafts coming!  We can’t forget about some of the most important stars of the season, Santa and his reindeer! A big pet peeve of mine is seeing people use vinyl on plates for food, vinyl isn’t food safe.  Don’t worry I have an easy and affordable workaround. All you need is a pizza tray and clear glass plate from the Dollar Store and of course, some adorable fonts! The full tutorial is over on the fontbundles blog.  

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

How to Make a Custom Snowglobe

Every year I make my family a fun craft involving my kids as part of their gift. We actually had an early snowfall this fall and built a snowman in our front yard.  I took a bunch of pictures of the kids and thought it would be cute to make our own little snowglobes using those photos. Head on over to the fontbundles blog for the full tutorial! I mean, look how stinking cute they are!!  (Not that I’m biased or anything! 🙂 )

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

Make a Christmas Sweater Vase

The holidays are nearly upon us!  The Christmas sweaters are coming out for parties everywhere. I was thinking it would be fun to have the Christmas sweater look for a decoration on our sideboard since we don’t have a mantle. The dollar store sells the nice straight glass vases which are perfect for adding vinyl too.  I also bought some white sand “snow” and an LED candle so I didn’t have to worry about real flames and our small children. Talk about an affordable and  ...

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