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  • Thumbprint Christmas Lights Gifts

    December 6, 2014

    I’m super-excited about how easy these THUMBPRINT CHRISTMAS LIGHTS were to do and how cute the finished products turned out! L and I made pictures for her grandparents and this adorable little onsie for her baby sister. I think we’ll be making more of these shirts this coming week…one for L and some for her ...

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  • DIY Vintage Postcard Christmas Garland

    December 1, 2014

    Anybody that’s been to our house knows that I love garlands and the Christmas season is just another excuse for me to make and display more! Our POSTCARD CHRISTMAS GARLANDS are some of the quickest and easiest to make, plus they add a lot of character to the room. We have two postcard garlands in our ...

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  • 3 Secrets for Decorating Your Christmas Tree

    November 30, 2014

    I always feel like our Christmas tree is a miniature version of the one I grew up with…I’m sure as our ornament collection grows over the years, so will our tree. Many of our ornaments are ones that hung on my family’s tree when I was a kid and hold such special memories to me. ...

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  • DIY No-Sew Rag Garland

    November 24, 2014

    Out of all the garlands I’ve made over the years, the RAG GARLAND has always been my favorite! It’s bright, colorful, super-easy to make and it looks fantastic inside or outside, day and night!   The RAG GARLAND is fun for the holidays, but can be made and used for any time of the year. I put ...

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  • Gnome Village Advent Calendar

    November 17, 2014

    I’m so super-excited about our GNOME VILLAGE ADVENT CALENDAR this year! Starting on the 1st of December the kids will lift up a gnome home each day…the house numbers will correspond with the day. Underneath each house will be a little surprise: a hershey kiss, a candy cane, a miniature ornament for the tree, or ...

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  • Pine Cone Flowers

    October 23, 2014

    Have I mentioned before how much I love Fall?! So many things to find and create with…like these mini-pine cones! I’ve been thinking of making “pine cone flowers” for months now, and when L and I found these miniature ones it was a done deal. Materials needed: miniature pine cones twigs (the more lil knobs and branches the ...

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  • Leaf Prints…Pillowcases and T-Shirts

    October 19, 2014

    Ever since we put up L’s “big girl bed” a couple months ago I’ve been looking for the perfect pillow sham. I finally decided, “Why not just make one!?” And that’s exactly what we did today! I love the outcome…it turned out even better than I imagined it would! The pillow cover will last for ...

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  • DIY Mason Jar Lid Pumpkins

    October 14, 2014

    This pumpkin craft is one of the simplest and sweetest of the season.  It’s not only cute for Halloween, but you can keep it up all the way through to Thanksgiving. The “mason-jar-lid pumpkin” could even be used to brighten up your Thanksgiving table centerpiece…your guests will adore it!   Materials needed: about 20 mason jar lids (found in ...

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  • Glue Ghosts

    October 10, 2014

    Did you ever make these “glue ghosts” when you were a kid? They were always one of my favorites! This must be one of the simplest Halloween crafts out there! L and I made extras this year so we’d have plenty to make a ghost garland decoration and to make ghost necklaces. Materials needed: wax paper Elmer’s glue googlie ...

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  • The Buckeye Zoo (and Other Fall Seed Creations)

    October 2, 2014

    I just love this time of year! One of my favorite things to do since I was a kid and now with my own kids is collecting the Fall leaves, nuts, and seeds. L says she likes to be a “thing finder” like Pippi Longstocking on our nature walks. This year, as we’ve been foraging, ...

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