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mini tree Christmas decoration
DIY & Crafts

The Tradition of a Mini Tree

Each year my daughter creates her own mini tree with the cuttings from our larger, family tree. It’s a tradition now and she really takes pride in creating and decorating her tree. First, she starts with a pile of cuttings. Then she snips and…

December 10, 2016
Corn hole game boards
DIY & Crafts

Building Corn Hole Game Boards

We’ve had hours of fun through the years playing corn hole on holidays or at parties and this year I decided to make my own set of corn hole game boards to have on hand. Since its sunny and warm 90% of the time…

September 2, 2016
Get Creative in the Garden With Seating Made from Pallets
DIY & Crafts

Get Creative in the Garden

Don’t forget to get creative in the garden, too! When it comes to your outdoor spaces, it’s easy to design a special space without busting the budget. There are many ideas that reuse and recycle items into fun, creative outdoor decoration. Here are some ways…

August 26, 2016
Gift Bag Greeting Card Tutorial
DIY & Crafts

Make A Gift Bag Greeting Card

In just 45 minutes, you can transform a gift bag into a unique, self-mailing greeting card. This gift bag greeting card idea creates a unique card with pockets for hidden surprises. Instructions to make a gift bag greeting card Start with a standard gift…

August 15, 2016
Patriotic Sidewalk Lantern
DIY & Crafts

Patriotic Table Display & Door Decor

It’s getting red, white and blue around here! I’m very excited about my new patriotic display that includes a door decoration, sidewalk lanterns and table accents that are perfect for the upcoming Memorial Day and July 4th holidays. These are really fun crafts to make and…

May 27, 2016
Washi Tape Photo Frame Tutorial
DIY & Crafts

Teen Room Decor: Washi Tape Photo Frame

I’ve been saving a large frame from an old piece of wall decor for a while hoping to recycle it into something new. I finally came up with a project — a Washi tape photo frame for my daughter’s photos. My daughter loves the…

November 22, 2015
VHS Box Car Games Tutorial
DIY & Crafts

Repurposed VHS Box to Car Games Fun!

Whether you’re going on a trip or just carpooling around town, give your kids a fun box of simple games they can enjoy in the car. The VHS Box Car Games project transforms an old VHS tape box into new life as a game…

November 7, 2015
Washi Tape Tutorial
DIY & Crafts

Upcycled Washi Tape Storage

A wax paper or aluminum foil box is the perfect box to re-purpose into a Washi Tape storage box. In a couple hours, using basic crafting tools, your favorite paper and some embellishments, you can create a custom Washi Tape storage box of your…

October 16, 2015