Tag Archives | crafts

3 Amazingly Fun DIYs You Can Do with This Bag O’ Cats

Dear bag of plastic cats, where have you been all our lives? Check out these three easy DIYs and clear up that weekend calendar, ’cause you’re gonna want to make ‘em!

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Card Keeper: A Yarn Tree DIY for Your Festive Ephemera

Looking for a way to display your holiday cards and decor? Today we’re sharing a unique yarn tree DIY, sure to add cheer to your seasonal decor.

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Counting Down the Ways to Decorate for New Year’s

Sparkles, parties, and decorating are a few of our favorite things, and go hand-in-hand when planning a New Year’s Eve party! Take a peek at a few of our favorite festive ideas picked from our party vault on Pinterest.

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An Easy Peasy, Pretty DIY: Paint Chip Magnets

Bring out your true colors as an artist with this super simple DIY paint chip magnet project! Dedicate a few minutes or an afternoon to this low-commitment craft, and then get ready for a world of color.

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Sun Fun: Get Your DIY On with Embellished Sunglasses

After spotting sugary sweet embellished sunglasses in the latest issue of Lula and other magazines, we decided to pull out the glue gun and try our hand at making our own custom-decorated specs.

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Transform Your Thrifted Speakers into Funky Focal Points

A few flea market raids into your weekend, and you’ve acquired a solid set of working speakers! The only downside? Their grill cloths are lookin’ a little dingy — what to do, what to do. We’ve whipped up a way easy DIY that will take those beat blasters from ‘blargh’ to ‘bad’ — in the M.J. way.

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It’s Stitchcraft: A ModCloth Headband DIY

If you’re anything like me, as a ModCloth customer, you most likely have a stash of freebie headbands in your closet. While these sequined bands are stylish on their own, they also provide a great base for a plethora of project possibilities. With two of my own bands in hand, I took a crack at restyling each one.

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Inside Story: Easy DIY Wall Decals + Downloadable Patterns!

Is your space craving some change? Only have an afternoon to spend sprucing? Welcome to the last installment of ‘Inside Story,’ our four-part interior design series featuring super simple, low-commitment projects you can conquer in just a few hours.

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Make Your Own Dip-dyed Mittens From an Old Sweater

Wintry woes can give even the most adventurous of DIY-mongers crafter’s block, but don’t let that be you! This 5-step project — created specially for all you Moddies by Katie of Skunkboy Creatures — is sure to return you to a must-make state of mind.

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Stick To It: 3 Simple Uses for Decorative Tape

We created a few fresh focal points using the Glad to Adhere to It Tape Set in Teal and Gold and Glad to Adhere to It Tape Set in Red and White on things we already had at home.

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DIY Inspiration: Feeling Groovy

Find inspiration in these off-the-hook Etsy picks: Kaleidoscope Afghan by CrochetForSure, Whoo-Whoo Owl Latch Hook Rug by TonyMeredith, Funky Flower Cushion Pillow Cover by Mothcusions, Paul McCartney Wings Record Bowl by Colerainecreations, Paper Quilled Earrings by HoneyHive, and Recycled Record

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Vintage Craft Workshop: June’s Book of the Month Giveaway!

Woot for summer! But wait, it’s pouring rain outside today. Boo! What to do? Seek out Cathy Callahan’s Vintage Craft Workshop, our June Book of the Month.

Like many of us, Cathy Callahan’s role models are women who paved …

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Father's Day DIY: Menswear-Inspired Vertical Gardens

After fellow writer Julie and I attended a how-to workshop at Flora Grubb Gardens, set of our most recent stylebook, we came up with a dashing way to craft intriguing, suspended succulents with already-at-home accessories. A couple petite …

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How to Make Flag Banners, Candle Holders, and Poofs

Searching for summer decoration inspiration? Look no further than this post! Watch our video tutorial on how to create colorful accents that will spiff up your indoor space or add flair to your outdoor festivities. We used them to create …

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