Create your Own Crafty Hot Plate

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Make a unique hot plate for your kitchen that friends will ooh and ahh over by using flat marbles and leftover wood. The blog Oh!! I like that!! came up with this great idea that just takes a few supplies and can be done on a lazy Saturday afternoon! Visit the Oh!! I like that!! [...]

Sponge Balls

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Here is a fun summer craft to keep your kids cool by using household sponges as an alternative to water balloons! This was an old project a few years ago on Family Fun but is still fun than ever and a cheap way to keep cool this summer. Thanks to Betz White for the great [...]

Craftwarehouse Summer Sidewalk Sale!

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It is my favorite time of the year again! No not Christmas even though that kinda is my favorite time of the year too, but I’m talking about the July Craftwarehouse Summer Sidewalk Sale! This sale is a huge outdoor tent event that is a huge tent filled with clearance and sale items from all [...]

Personalized Checker Board

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The game Checkers is the mother of all board games, cousin to the game Chess and keeper of all pass times when you were a kid. Here is a cute way to spruce up an old hand me down checker board and make it more personal by adding pictures of your loved ones on the [...]

Sticky Note Cozy

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If you somewhat of an organizing and planning maniac here is something for you! It’s a FREE Printable Sticky Note Cozy! Instead of loose sticky Post-It note pads laying around slip them into this cozy for perfect travel and storage in your purse, car, or wherever needed! Thanks for Pimp Stitch for providing the FREE [...]

Create an At Home Flower Press

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Summer flowers are so delicate and precious beauties that life our spirits with their sweet scents. Preserve your garden finds with an at home flower press that is made of nothing fancy just stacked cardboard and rubber bands. This idea was from Garden Mama who carries out her passion of nature all year long! Supplies [...]

Beach Sand Casting

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If you have never done Sand Casting before I highly recommend you try it! This project does not take many materials and is a fun way to remember a trip or time at the beach using the sand at the ocean! When I was little my Mom and Grandma would have my sister and myself [...]

Friday Free Day GiveAway Round 3

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Being the craft girl that I am, I like to unique finds and create them into something personal and chic for my home or project! A neat place I like to go to get great craft materials is SCRAP Action in Portland! SCRAP also know as (School & Community Reuse Action Project) is a non-profit [...]

Create Your Own Double Sided Picnic Blanket

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Summer weather is perfect for picnic packing and relaxing on soft lush grass. If you’re in need of a cute picnic blanket, Design Sponge has a tutorial on how to create your own by picking your own fabric to match your style and make your cloth more personal. Visit Design Sponge {HERE} and look into [...]

4th of July Salt Dough Pins

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Show your love for your country this 4th of July holiday by making salt dough pins to wear on your hat or shirt! I have made variations of salt dough at my center with the kids and this is a nice keepsake they can take home and have forever! The heart shape is my favorite! [...]