DIY Greeting Card Frame

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Here’s an easy project you can put together to show off some of those cute greeting cards you’re receiving.  You can create a frame holder with just a few items you may already have around the house. Simply use an empty frame that is large enough to hold several cards, ribbon to attach the cards […]

Candy Cone Christmas Tree

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Do you have one of these tabletop trees?  They are just darling and I love how this one from Country Living is trimmed with candy-cone treats – the perfect decorative element for a children’s decorating party!  It’s easy to put together with just a few items: Using ready-made ice-cream cones, CAREFULLY drill 2 side holes with a […]

IKEA Vase Christmas "Trees"

IKEA vase Christmas trees

I’m finding all kinds of great uses for these infamous IKEA vases.  I used them to hold bar mixers on the Cocktails & Cheers design here and here, and now I’m using them to create little Christmas “trees”.  The shape is perfect for this and all you need are some adhesive gems, ribbon, and mini ornaments for […]

Glass Vase Snowman

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Isn’t this little guy cute! I made him in a jiffy with just a few simple items: faux snow flakes, 2 mini fish bowl vases, felt fabric, adhesive gems, googly eyes. Simply fill each vase with the snow flakes and stack one on top of the other. Cut a small triangle from orange felt, for […]

Guest Blogger – DIY Paper Baubles By Bird Crafts

Tutorial DIY Paper Baubles by Bird Crafts Parties

When I began blogging, I never thought I’d make friends around the globe!  Bird of Bird’s Party is one of those party girls I wish I could meet in person.  I just know we’d have such fun together!  Unfortunately for me she is thousands of miles away, in France… So I’ll settle for her gorgeous printables, inspiring party designs, and […]

DIY Gift Box & Candy Recipe

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I like DIY projects that are easy, and don’t involve too many tools or time.  This adorable gift box fits the bill nicely using one half of a flat gift box, some card stock, scissors and tape (bone folder optional).  Here are the steps: To create the sleeve, wrap an 8-by-14-inch strip of card stock around your […]

How’s It Hangin’?

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To finish up our week of Autumn Entertaining inspiration, I wanted to share some unique and unexpected hanging decor that you can DIY, and use either inside or out.  I think the projects below are pretty self explanatory, using twine, a branch from the yard(or grapevine wreath), and various items to tie on: leaves, large nuts, […]