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Faux Dip-Dyed Garden Pot

Faux Dip-Dyed Garden Pot via SewWoodsy.com

Last week, we revealed our summer patio refresh. We honestly can't stop looking at our patio and of course now we are more eager than ever to entertain. While we worked on refreshing our patio we also did a few minor DIY projects. One of the projects I've been wanting to do for a while was to do a faux dip-dyed garden pot. This project did not cost us anything. With just a few supplies that we had laying around our home I was able to achieve the faux dip-dyed look that I … [Read more...]

Placemat Board Games

Placemat Board Games via SewWoodsy.com

A few week's ago I shared with everyone my June box for the 12 Month's of Martha Campaign. This month, Martha launched her newest book: Martha Stewart’s Favorite Crafts for Kids: 175 Projects for Kids of All Ages to Create, Build, Design, Explore, and Share. To be honest this craft book isn't just for kids. We found the placemat board games on page 132-133 of the book and we knew we needed to make a placemat for ourselves.We used an Ikea MÄRIT Place Mat that is just $1.49! So for less … [Read more...]

{Glow-in-the Dark} Trick or Treat Pendant

{Glow-in-the Dark} Trick or Treat Pendant

A few years ago when Hobby Lobby first opened in Central Florida I stocked up on a wide variety of pendants. Knowing that one day I would want to make customized pendants using the fabulous Dimensional Magic! Before we left for vacation I made this haunting necklace. I decided to add a layer of Glow-In-The-Dark Mod Podge before sealing it with the Dimensional Magic to give it a mysterious and enchanting look. I plan to give this to one of my favorite spooky ghouls! Supplies: Halloween … [Read more...]

{Guest Post} Crow Garland from Homework

Crow Garland

Today I'm so excited to introduce Carolyn from homework. I've always admired her chic Halloween decorating style. She is sharing one of my favorite Halloween projects of hers with our lucky readers today! It involves one of my favorite (Halloween)  dollar store elements... the crow! You guys know about my obsession with crows during the months of September and October. I think at this point I have an entire bin dedicated to crow storage. Why not add a few more to the collection to hang this … [Read more...]

{Guest Post} Felt Owl Vases from Uncommon

Felt Owl Vases

Today I'm so excited to introduce to you Bonnie & Trish from the blog Uncommon! I got to meet them during the last hour at Haven earlier this summer. We had been tweeting back and forth for a few days trying to find one another and we happened to find each other in the busy hallway going into the closing session! We shared hugs and chatted for a few minutes before we ran over to the closing session. I just adore Bonnie & Trish and knew that they had to be apart of our Halloween guest … [Read more...]

Severed Limbs Costume Contest Trophies

Severed Limbs Costume Contest Trophies

I'm so excited to post my first (of many) Halloween DIY projects for the season! Today, I'm going to share with you a quick, easy, and inexpensive way to reward your party goers with memorable trophies. We made these trophies last year for our Mad Scientist Halloween Party on what I like to call the 11th hour. We always work on projects up until just an hour or so before our parties. I took the final photos of the trophies in the craft room before I brought them out to aware to our fellow … [Read more...]

Washi Tape Notebook

Washi Tape Notebook 1

Back in the spring, I had the opportunity to guest post over at Skip to My Lou during Teacher Appreciation month. I shared how to make this easy washi tape notebook. This idea can be translated for your favorite teacher or student! Depending on your child's age--they might even be able to complete this DIY project themselves. Supplies: Notebook 4 varieties of washi tape scissors 1. Start for the right top corner and carefully begin placing your washi tape across the front … [Read more...]

Washi Tape Pencils

Washi Tape Pencils 1

Today I'm over at Skip To My Lou sharing a very cool washi notebook for Teacher Appreciation month, so I only found it fitting to share how I made a few simple washi tape pencils to go along with the super cute and hip notebook! Supplies: washi tape, pencils, and scissors Begin wrapping washi tape around the top of the pencil closest too the eraser. I wrapped the tape around the pencil at least 4 or 5 times. After the first row of tape was wrapped around the pencil I used a coordinating … [Read more...]

Washi Tape Swirl Vase

Washi Tape Swirl Vase 1

Washi tape is all the rage right now. I was so happy to find 4 teeny tiny rolls at Target for $4. So of course in my craft hoarding way I bought all three color varieties. Shhh don't tell Mr. Woodsy I spent $12 on paper tape. lol I wanted to make a fun vase that goes with the seasons and washi tape is a great medium to use since it easily peels off surfaces. Supplies: Dollar store vase 3 rolls of Washi Tape Scissors 1. Take one roll of washi tape and start from the top of the vase … [Read more...]

Chevron Heart Frame

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Chevron pattern has been all the rage in the craft blog world over the past year, and I love the pattern dearly--yet I've created not one thing using this beloved pattern. Last week while parousing the aisles of Michaels I stumbled across this wooden heart shape frame for $1. I knew instantly that I could paint a chevron pattern on the frame and make it spectacular! The only problem I had was creating a perfectly straight chevron pattern. You probably noticed my "goof" instantly... the solid red … [Read more...]