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Upcycle a deep dish pizza pan into a wine barrel tray or a wine barrel sign inspired by Ballard Designs

My next door neighbor is the district manager for a pizza chain, and recently they were getting rid of a bunch of deep dish pizza pans. His wife offered me a few. I took them, knowing I could make something from them. Of course, I had no ideas what that would be, but I added […]

This is one of my favorite Easter egg decorating ideas. Photocopy old storybooks and use Mod Podge to decoupage the eggs.

I love all things vintage, especially when it comes to children’s storybooks and artwork. This craft pays tribute to one of my favorite children’s book, The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes by DuBose Heyward. It was a story my parents read to me, and now I love reading it with my son. The […]

Learn how to make a faux pallet wood sign using foam sheets , paint and other materials. You can get the same look as wood but without the weight or having to use power tools.

Remember last week when I shared my Valentine’s Day vignette and the love story of how my husband and I first met? You may have spied the typography heart artwork and thought it was made from pallet wood. But it’s not! No power tools were required in the making of this sign! Just craft supplies! […]

Looking for some easy, do-it-yourself Super Bowl party decorations? These football pennants and pom-poms are easy enough for kids to make. There's absolutely no sewing involved, and they're made from a durable weather-proof material. Click for the free pattern and a video tutorial.

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of Fairfield World, but I only share products I use and love. This post includes affiliate links. Read my full disclosure policy here. Even though our team was eliminated early in the playoffs, we are still planning on throwing a Super Bowl party. I whipped up these […]

Use scrapbook paper, paint and vintage Santa images to make these Christmas gift tags that also double as ornaments. Embelilish them with embossed paper, velvet ribbon and craft gems.

Years ago, I used to hand make all our Christmas cards. But our list has grown longer, and my days have grown busier, so I don’t have time for that anymore. But I still love papercrafting and adding a handmade element to our holiday celebrations. So, I’m really excited to be joining the Spellbinders Product […]

Click for a video tutorial for how to make a duct tape wallet with accordion sides. Use holiday Duck Tape to make a receipt organizer. This would make a great duct tape coupon holder, as well.

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by The Duck Brand, but all opinions are honest and my own. Read my full disclosure policy here. I’m a southerner and a DIYer, so I was already a big fan of duct tape! Now that I’ve discovered the joys of duct tape crafting,  I’m hooked! Today, I’m joining the […]

No-Sew Thanksgiving Embroidery Hoop Art Silhouettes

I’ve been quite taken with all the seasonal embroidery hoop art I’ve been seeing around the Internet. Since I’m not a seamstress, I had to come up with a no-sew version for this month’s no-sew showcase with my blogging pals at StoneGable and Confessions of a Plate Addict. And now I’m quite smitten with my […]

Make up a batch of this yummy lemon curd recipe for homemade holiday gifts. Give it along with blueberry scones and a coordinating tea towel. Find the recipe, printable jar and package labels and an iron-on transfer pattern at AttaGirlSays.com

I love giving homemade treats to neighbors, friends, family and teachers at the holidays. Today, as part of this month’s Crafty Hangouts series, I’m sharing one of my favorite holiday food gift ideas. It’s part homemade, part store bought with a little crafty DIY element. This month, the live craft video hangouts are sponsored by […]

How cool is this? This Halloween sign looks just like the real wooden sign in Sleepy Hollow, New York. But it's made out of foam, not wood. Genius. No power tools necessary!

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links, but I only recommend products I love and use. Read my full disclosure policy here. I am not one of those bloggers who is a rockstar with power tools. But I can work a paint brush, and I’m a master with some craft tools. Those skills were handy when […]

Burlap & Black Halloween Wreath Ideas

Disclosure: This post is sponsored and includes affiliate links, but all opinions are honest and my own. Read my full disclosure policy here. As you may have guessed, Halloween is one of my favorite holidays of the year. I can’t wait to show you all of our spooky indoor and outdoor Halloween decorations soon, and […]