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, […]

DIY: Easy Fabric Bottle Bags

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On Monday I showed you some ideas for creating Easter baskets for the whole family, including mini champagne bottles wrapped up in these fabric bags. You guys know I don’t like to fuss a lot over diy crafts, so this bag couldn’t be easier to make! I used scrap fabric in pretty Spring/Easter colors, along […]

Ideas For Easter Baskets

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When I was a little girl, on Easter morning my sister and I would wake up to find our Easter baskets full of treats, sitting on the floor right beside our beds. The Easter bunny had come and left them there! We couldn’t dig in right away because we had to get dressed in our […]

Craft It Forward With DIY Gift Packaging

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Did you guys know this week is “Random Acts of Kindness Week“? The idea of performing random acts of kindness has been gaining popularity in the past few years, and with the tragedy in Connecticut over the holidays I think it’s motivated people even more, to reach out and help a stranger. I was thrilled […]

Make Your Own Drink Stir Sticks

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As I always say, it’s the tiny little details that people notice most when a party is creatively designed. In my own creative process I always start out by seeing the big picture first, and once that’s established I start looking at places where I can “guild the lily” so to speak, and add little […]

Cupid’s Arrow – 10 Ideas For Valentine’s Day

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One of the trends I’ve noticed this year for Valentine’s Day is “Cupid’s Arrow” used in lots of DIY projects.  I find it to be quite adorable and such an easy concept to “insert” {pun intended} into food, or gifts.  Here are some of my favorite finds so far. Poppytalk blog Beyond Beyond blog Organize […]

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 […]