Yarn-Wrapped Flower Pots

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by Melissa Bahen Whether planning party favors for a big bash or a simple house-warming gift, you can’t go wrong with a cute plant in a sweet little terra cotta pot. Fragrant herbs, exotic houseplants, colorful flowers, and modern succulents all look at-home in inexpensive flower pots from the garden store, but you don’t have […]

Easy Painted Napkin Rings

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by Melissa Bahen I have always loved going to the hardware store. I love the smell of the lumber, the neatly organized rows of supplies, and the endless world of creative potential housed in its walls. You wouldn’t necessarily think of the hardware store as a great place to stock up on inexpensive craft supplies, […]

Homemade Pink Grapefruit Bath Salts {DIY Favors}

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by Melissa Bahen Homemade bath and body products are so fun to make! You can use them as party favors by customizing the fragrances and colors to match your get-together, and they make great gifts for any gift-giving occasion. Best of all, they are both inexpensive and easy to make! You can crank out a […]

Easy Clay Ornaments

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by Melissa Bahen With the holiday season as busy as it is, it’s nice to find a project that can multitask! These cute little clay ornaments are a breeze to make, and work nicely as napkin rings, drink markers, gift tags, and more! DIY Clay Ornaments Materials: White polymer clay (you can get about 6 […]

Easy Thanksgiving “Turkey” Cookies

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by Melissa Bahen I’m not sure exactly when these cute little turkey cookies made their grand entrance into my family, or which friend or elementary school teacher first introduced us to the idea, but they’ve been a part of many a Thanksgiving celebration since I was a child. The materials can be found at any […]

DIY: Caramel Apple Place Cards

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by Melissa Bahen I can’t think of anyone I know that doesn’t love caramel apples. They are sweet and beautiful, perfect for any Autumn party, and with just a few extra supplies, can be knock-out place cards. Tips for Making Caramel Apple Place Cards: Instead of using wooden popsicle sticks or paper lollipop sticks, use […]

Golden Graham S’mores Bars

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by Melissa Bahen As the summer winds down and the evenings turn chilly, my favorite thing to do is sit in the backyard with the family gathered around a toasty fire. And of course, to make smores! I love the gooey marshmallows, the crispy, sweet graham crackers, and the delicious milk chocolate. With these Golden […]