Monogrammed Gate Decor

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Sometimes, working with different craft companies, I'm sent surprises in the mail. Fun, happy boxes with craft supplies for me to try. Recently, Plaid Crafts sent me a box of their new chalk paints, along with this fun Sea Turtle Monogram from Unfinished Wood Co. to paint! I've been working on updating the garden of our 1950's Bungalow here in San Diego, and thought that this sea turtle would make the perfect beachy garden decor to hang on our garden gate. It is a very simple, and dare I … [Continue reading...]

Ringed Crystal Bracelet

ringed crystal bracelet

This bracelet is great to make with any stone that has holes on both sides. Look for crystals, beads, and other stones that have been pre-drilled this way to make this great center jewel bracelet. You can adjust this design to make a necklace as well! To make this bracelet you'll need: Jewelry Chain Jewelry Clasp Large circle Crystal with holes drilled on two sides 2 Pinch Clip Bails Jewelry Pliers Put the circle into the bail, then attach the crystal. Repeat with … [Continue reading...]

Seed Packet Pots

finished seed packet pots

Even if you have a black thumb, you’ll enjoy making these adorable seed packet pots! It is a great way to gift a small plant, so that the recipient knows exactly which seeds are planted. These little pots would make a great part of a spring table setting, either as part of a centerpiece, or […]

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Starlight Monogram

This Starlight Monogram adds soft light to any space

A night light is an essential part of any child’s room, but it doesn’t have to be boring! This starlight monogram is an easy way to add soft light to a space, and personalize it as well! Supplies: Paper Mache Letter Battery Operated Twinkle Lights Paint in your choice of color Drill Pencil Scissors Craft […]

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Blinged Stapler – Sparkly Office Supply Tutorial

make a blinged stapler with only a few supplies

This Blinged Stapler is the perfect gift for an office-mate, or anyone who likes things sparkly. Though, who doesn’t love a sparkly stapler, right? This could make a great Mother’s Day Gift, Office Professionals Day Gift, or you can make one yourself… because we could all use a little more sparkle in our lives! Want […]

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Book Earrings – the Perfect Book Lover Gift

Finished Book Earrings - 30 Minute Crafts

These Book Earrings are the perfect gift for the reader in your life! They’ll be super excited to declare their love for all things bookish with these easy-to-make earrings that are actual tiny books! These books have individual pages that you can write small notes in if you like, or draw tiny pictures, or you […]

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Alien Spaceship Reading Light

finished alien spaceship

Do your kids love searching the skies for flying saucers? Do they believe that aliens are living among us? If you have a UFO fan, they’ll flip for this fun Alien Spaceship reading light! With a few supplies, and a little bit of time, you can make this fun reading light for your child’s room… […]

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Succulent and Moss Monogram

Simple-Succulent-Monogram

When I saw this Monogram at JoAnn’s, I knew it would make the perfect fast and easy craft! This monogram with succulents is great decor for in a garden, on a porch, or in the house… and comes together in minutes! You’ll need: Metal Monogram in your choice of letter Moss or filler of your […]

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Star Earrings

finished earrings

Stars are so much fun to wear, and even more so when they sparkle! These sparkly star earrings are easy to make, and add some style to any outfit! To make these star earrings, you’ll need: Jewelry Chain Star Crystals Jewelry Wire Jewelry Pliers Earring Wires Cut 6″ lengths of jewelry wire. Thread the wire […]

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Bird House Planter

finished birdhouse planters

Want a fun centerpiece for a spring table? Looking to add some style to your Mother’s Day Brunch decor? Love adding a whimsical twist to your spring decorating? These Bird House Planters are simple to make, and add color and style to any occasion that could use a touch of spring! You’ll need: Wooden Birdhouses […]

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