Dress Up Your Candles with Beads

The following post is from Janel of Life with Lucie and Ella.: As the temperatures drop in the Fall, I love to make my house a little bit cozier. Candles are an inexpensive and great-smelling way to do this!  Recently, I found some delicious fall-scented small pillar and tealight candles at the dollar store.  Pumpkin spice,…

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Personalized Glass-Etched Team Mugs

The following post is from Eric from GlassEtchingSecrets.com: This is a recent glass-etching project that I did for a friend to highlight his favorite basketball team, but you can etch nearly anything on a glass to easily personalize it. To start, you'll need to round up some items. The most common way to etch glass…

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Keep Essentials at Hand with a DIY Fast Felt Purse

The following post is from Janel of Life with Lucie and Ella.: These fast felt purses can be as simple or as elaborate as you want them to be. They are perfect to hold all those little odds & ends that roll around in the bottom of your purse or diaper bag. Plus, they are…

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5 Tips to Make Flea Market Junk Work for You
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5 Tips to Make Flea Market Junk Work for You

The following post is from Lisa of The Pennington Point: I wouldn’t be able to have a lovely home without being creative with yard sale deals and flea market junk finds.  Sure, one man’s trash may be another mans’ treasure…but not without a lot of spray paint and wood glue. When I was a young…

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Get Inspired with DIY Canvas Word Art

The following post is from Janel of Life with Lucie and Ella.: For me, the beginning of the academic year feels like the New Year. It's an opportunity for me to refocus, get inspired, and set new goals for the next year.  When I saw art canvases on sale at the craft store, I decided…

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Create Stylish Storage with a DIY Woven Paper Box

The following post is from Janel of Life with Lucie and Ella.: It's Back-to-School time!  For our family that means shopping for new clothes, shoes, and school supplies as well as getting things a bit more organized around the house. Recently, I reorganized our school and craft supplies with plastic shoeboxes.  Sometimes I'd like a…

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Share Memories with a DIY Photo Book

The following post is from Janel of Life with Lucie and Ella.: Summer is filled with wonderful photo opportunities, from family reunions and weddings to cookouts, baseball games and sightseeing. In this digital age, it's too easy to leave our photos on the camera or the computer's hard drive. What's the point of capturing family…

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Screenprinting Labels on My Fabric Boxes
source: Mandi Ehman

Screenprinting Labels on My Fabric Boxes

When Silhouette offered me a chance to try their new Fabric Ink Starter Kit, I immediately knew what my first project would be: stenciling letters onto our homeschool-in-a-box boxes (we started with one box but decided to get a second one as we prepare for fall so that I can keep current items in the…

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8 Simple Ways to Create a Gallery Wall

The following post is from Myra of My Blessed Life: Decorating an expansive wall space can be intimidating. It is hard to decide if one large piece of artwork or a collection of smaller pieces would be a better choice. My favorite way to decorate a large empty wall is with a gallery - a…

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DIY: Fun & Festive Felt Cup Identifiers

The following post is from Janel of Life with Lucie and Ella.: You've heard of wine glass identifiers, right? They're used frequently at parties to help distinguish guests' wineglasses from one another. However, why don't we use cup identifiers? I suppose a black Sharpie marker solves the problem when you use disposable cups. But, what…

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