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4 Handmade Teacher Appreciation Gift Ideas

Teacher appreciation week is May 5-9; here are four cute handmade teacher appreciation ideas we made for the Kix Creativity   Read More »

Easy Star Wars Craft: pool noodle lightsabers - dollar store craft!

Pool Noodle Lightsabers for Star Wars Day

My boys LOVED these pool noodle lightsabers we made for Star Wars day (May the 4th be with you!) over   Read More »

DIY Star Wars Mobile

DIY Star Wars Mobile is the Coolest Thing You’ll See All Day

It’s definitely the coolest thing that I’ve seen all day, anyway! Jessica at Mad in Crafts used a solar system mobile kit and made a 3D mobile of the Star Wars solar system. My son’s nursery is space-themed, and I’m ashamed to say that there’s nothing even approaching this level of awesome hanging from his ceiling. You’ve shown us all how it’s done, Jessica. You’ve shown us all.

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Make a Miniature Maypole Craft

Celebrate May Day with a cute tabletop Maypole. I posted a sweet mini version of a Maypole over at the   Read More »

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Tutorial: Solar Table Lamp

I saw these super cute solar table lamps at the Dollar Store.  I fell in love with them. Instantly I   Read More »

10 Quirky DIY Garden Ideas

10 Quirky Crafts for Your Spring Garden

Have you started a garden this spring? One thing that I love getting crafty in the garden is that you can let your personality shine. No more boring pots and planters! Check out these ideas for planters and other quirky garden decor to take your backyard or patio garden beyond business as usual.

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Tutorial: Pool Noodle Horse

  Kentucky Derby is this weekend.  Our whole family loves to watch the races.  This year we are having our   Read More »

Constellations Wall

DIY Constellations Wall

I wish that I’d had this awesome tutorial for making a hand-printed wall covered in constellations when I was planning my son’s space-themed nursery! Laura at A Beautiful Mess designed this wall for the bathroo in her studio, but I think it would be awesome in a nursery or even a grown-up bedroom! She created custom stamps using recycled cardboard and craft foam, and the results are just beautiful.

DIY Cleaning Supplies

10 DIY Cleaning Recipes to Save You Money

Spring is here! Hurrah! That means warmer weather, blooming flowers, and a mysterious, uncontrollable urge to clean house. What is it about spring that gets cleaning on our brains? Whatever the cause, you can save a bundle of cash by skipping toxic, store-bought cleaners and making your own instead.

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Tutorial: Easy Burlap Art With Recyclables – Decorate with no money!

When holidays come around I get very excited to add new decorations to what I already have. This seasonal burlap   Read More »