How to Make a Candlestick Picture Frame

DIY candlestick picture frame

How to Make a Candlestick Picture Frame School is back in session, which means I have some time to myself during the day to do, well, whatever I want to do. And one thing I love to do when I have some time alone is craft! I make things for around my house, DIY organization items, stuff I know my kid will love, and my personal favorite, gifts! I love making homemade gifts for family and friends for the holidays. And I also like getting a jump start on those gifts rather than waiting until ...

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How to decorate vases with burlap and twine

how to decorate vases with burlap and twine and sunflowers

I have been working hard on all the decorations to go with a country girl sunflowers and burlap themed bridal shower for my sister. Today I finished making vases. I decorated the vases with burlap, twine, and burlap flowers.   Materials: 4 smooth glass bottles 4" Emerald Green Burlap Ribbon - 10 Yards (serged) 3.5 mm Chocolate Brown Jute Twine - 25 Yards burlap flowers fabric fusion glue How to decorate vases with burlap and twine I chose to use smooth glass bottles because I thought ...

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How to make a burlap wreath

how to make a burlap wreath

I have been working on burlap decorations for my sister's bridal shower. I made burlap flowers and a burlap banner with the names of the bride and groom. Next I made a a burlap wreath and decorated with a few of the burlap flowers.   How to make a burlap wreath: Materials: wire wreath frame floral wire 4 inch wide burlap ribbon ( 4-5 yds) burlap flowers glue gun All of the burlap supplies can be purchased from Directions: 1. Fold over the end of a piece of burlap ...

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How to make a burlap banner for a bridal shower

burlap banner letters on triangles

Disclosure: This craft project was sponsored by All ideas, photos, and creations are my own.  How to make a burlap banner for a bridal shower My sister is getting married this August and I am the matron of honor! Aside from the fact that I feel like I age another year every time I hear the word matron, I am so happy and excited for her! I do face a challenge though because my sister is a bit of a tomboy and definitely not into fancy anything.  My idea of a perfect bridal ...

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How to Make Burlap Flowers

how to make burlap flowers lots of burlap flowers

How to Make Burlap Flowers I love love love the way these sweet flowers look. They are also easy to make and a great way to add a extra special touch to any project. You can use them to decorate vases, wreaths, or even make  a bouquet of burlap flowers. I hope you will enjoy learning how to make burlap flowers as much as I enjoyed doing it. Now that I know how to do this I want to glue these cute flowers on everything. How to make burlap flowers ...

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How to Make a Baby Bath Time Gift Basket

How to make a Disney Baby Bath time gift basket

Dislcosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MagicBabyMoments #CollectiveBias How to Make a Baby Bath Time Gift Basket My nephew will be making his grand entrance into the world any day now and I realized as I am getting the messages that it may happen sooner than we think that I had not yet gotten a gift to welcome him to the family. Yikes! Oh well no worries because I have a cute and simple idea to put together a sweet ...

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How to make a Lego table by upcycling your train table

Lego table project finished

We wait and wait and wait for what seems like forever for summer to arrive. We can't wait for the freedom, the anticipation of lazy mornings and fun filled afternoons. How quickly that all changes after the heat really kicks in and we are 4-5 weeks into our summer routine. Just about the time that the heat really kicks in the boredom also starts to creep its way in. You know what I am talking about. It is starting to get too hot to play outside for any length of time which means the kids are ...

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Financial Planning for Kids: The Envelope Project

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Financial Planning for Kids The Envelope Project Wow! Having kids is expensive. I know. You knew that. What you may not have realized is there is a way to control this expense. The answer seems odd but it is to let them control the expense. What am I talking about? I am talking about a method I recently tested and am still using. I have a budget like many of you mine may be smaller or it may be larger but it is dependent upon me sticking to it. I can't spend hundreds when I only have a ...

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How to Make Fourth of July Decorations

4th of July table decorations with flowers

How to Make Fourth of July Decorations The 4th of July is probably my favorite holiday! Family from all over the East Coast gathers in PA at my mom's place for the whole weekend. We have a giant cookout, volleyball games, water balloon battles, and of course we watch fireworks. Every year I try to bring a gift for my mom! She is a very special lady and her hospitality goes above and beyond so I just want to give her a little something to say thanks and I love you! I usually try to make it ...

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My Dream Party Station! Girls with Power Tools!

I finished my table using power tools

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by RYOBI and Everywhere Agency has provided me with compensation for this post; however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. #RYOBINation  Let me just say that girls with power tools rock! I love working with my hands and building something. It feels great! It all started when my husband and I built our garage together. During the day while he was at work I framed all the walls by myself while my infant son took his naps. It took me weeks but ...

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