Inside Out Movie Craft: DIY Memory Spheres

completed memory spheres

Disney Pixar's Animated movie comes out today: Inside Out. I had a chance to catch an early screening of it, and loved it. The movie takes place largely in the head of a young girl. She is growing up, and her family moves across the country. The emotions in her head: Happiness, Sadness, Anger, Fear, and Disgust help her cope with everything that comes her way... in every way they can. Inside Out does a great job of tackling emotions and memories. One of the concepts is that memories are captured … [Continue reading...]

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15 Minute Ring Pillow

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You can make this simple ring pillow in just 15 minutes - and customize it to your wedding! If you're making your bridesmaid dresses (or having them made), you can use leftover fabric to make a ring pillow that matches your wedding perfectly. Or you can bring in a swatch from bridesmaid dresses you ordered to find the perfect color fabric and ribbon to whip up your own wedding ring pillow. This is the last in a 5-part series on fast and easy wedding crafts. I've co-hosted this fun week of … [Continue reading...]

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DIY Wedding Favor Boxes

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Making things yourself can really cut down on the cost of a wedding… but it can increase the time it takes to make it all happen! These DIY Wedding Favor Boxes can be made in advance, ready to stuff with favors closer to the event. You can fill them with hard candies a month ahead […]

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Flower Girl Headband

DIY Flower Girl Headband

Many bridal parties include a flower girl or flower girls. A fun way for a younger family member to be a part of the wedding. This flower girl headband is the perfect hair accessory for any young gal preceding the bride down the aisle, and you can customize it with your own wedding colors! The […]

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DIY Bridal Flip Flops

ribbon tied flip flops

These DIY Bridal Flip Flops are so simple to make, and are perfect for most weddings. Many brides wear long dresses, so their shoes are covered. Even if they choose elegant shoes for the wedding ceremony, many brides opt for more comfortable bridal shoes after the first dance. After all, all that standing and dancing […]

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DIY Garter in 15 Minutes

finished Bridal Garter

Want to make your own wedding garter or a garter for a friend? Looking for instructions to make a prom garter? This fast and easy garter made from ribbon is fast to make and easy to customize. You can make it blue for a “something blue” at a wedding, or just add a blue bow. […]

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DIY Memo People

Paperclip memo people

Want a cute place to kep memos, grocery lists, reminders, or photos? These little memo people are super simple and easy to make! Supplies: Wooden Peg People Paperclips Black Paint Paintbrush Hot Glue Paint your peg people black. Allow to dry. Hot glue paperclips to the top. Touch up the hot glue with a little […]

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Duck Tape and Paperclip Necklace Charm

finished duck tape and paperclip necklace

This necklace charm is super simple to make, and a fun craft for kids – with just a few simple supplies, many of which you probably already have on hand, you can make a simple and cute necklace… in about 10 minutes! And I have a video to show you step-by-step how to make one […]

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Semi-Permanent Decorative Glassware

draw on hearts

Want to dress up your glassware for a party or special occasion, but don’t want to make it permanent? You can add semi-permanent decorations to your glassware with glass paint pens, use them, then remove the ink after the party is over! A great way to make a special statement, without buying all new dishes! […]

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No-Sew Story Board

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If you grew up in the 70s or 80s, chances are you had a teacher or librarian who used a story board. I loved watching stories come to life on storyboards as a child, and was always itching to get my hands on the pieces… but was rarely allowed. The magic of the story components […]

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