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twine-wrapped, spray-painted glass {a tutorial}

This is sooo easy and so versatile! You can use this technique on any kind of container you can think of. I tried it on votive holders and mason jars, and loved them both! Materials: containers of choice (again, I used votive holders and mason jars) jute twine spray paint Step 1: Take your twine, wrap it around your container, and …

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Anthropologie-inspired zinc letters {a tutorial}

 Several months ago, I was looking for something new to display on my kitchen wall over my cabinets. I remembered seeing some gawg-eous zinc letters at Anthropologie, but at nearly $20 a pop, they were faaar out of my price range. A quick trip to Hobby Hobby later, and I had the supplies to recreate …

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wood and felt buntings {a tutorial}

Need a quick creative fix? Have a wall, mantel, or mirror that could use some gussying up? Today, I’m sharing a fun and versatile tutorial with you all-balsa wood and felt buntings! Materials: balsa wood scissors/hold punch twine or fabric felt or paper letters Step 1: Take your balsa wood and cut it into triangles. …

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birdseed favors {or valentines!}

While cruising around Pinterest the other week, I came across a tutorial for birdseed favors from Natalie’s blog. Do you remember making these as a kid? I do, and I knew it would be something my almost-three-year-old would love to help with.  Our recipe made approximately 8 large valentines… Combine: 1 1/2 c. birdseed 2 tbsp. …

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pottery barn-inspired shell garland (a tutorial)

Happy Monday, Lovelies! Today, I want to share a super easy project with you all. It all started when I saw this in the recent Pottery Barn catalog…  Notice that shell garland in the upper portion of the photo? I really wanted one of my own, and, being a bit of a craft hoarder, I …

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typography for the younger set….wall art tutorial

an oldie but goodie repost from a while back…. and yes, I will post a giveaway winner shortly!! Following a vast number of craft and decorating blogs has many advantages and only a few drawbacks (lack of sleep comes to mind). Among the advantages, though, is that I get the opportunity to notice trends in …

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