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HAPPY Holidays — Make Burlap and Ribbon Pom Poms

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Burlap and Ribbon Pom Pom  Hi all! I’m so happy to be here at Jen’s place today! My name is Tracie and I am author of CleverlyInspired where I share all sorts of projects, crafts, recipes and all things home. Be inspired to be clever :) I love using things that are already hanging around the ole craft room. These pompoms would be great to use on a gift, on a mantlescape…or maybe bunched … [Read more...]

It’s Pumpkin Week — DIY Polka Dot Pumpkins (Tutorial)!

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Welcome to PUMPKIN WEEK!! (a pumpkin tutorial each and every day this week)   Today I am sharing my Polka Dot Pumpkins!! What could be better than polka dots AND pumpkins = two of my favorite things!   Here's how to make them: … [Read more...]

Throw a Patriotic Picnic — Food, Decorations, Party Favors and More!! (tutorial)

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HELLO fans of Tatertots and Jello and many thanks to Jen for inviting me to spotlight one of my upcoming holiday themes. My name is Eileen and I blog at The Seasonal Home, where we celebrate the ART of Decorating around the JOY of celebrating. This post is all about the ol' Red, White and Blue and with July 4th around the corner, I hope it inspires you with its patriotic spirit... enjoy! … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day ♥ Chevron & Sparkle Wreath (tutorial)

Valentine Chevron and Glitter Wreath

I love making wreaths!! Maybe it's a sickness. But each year I want to make a new wreath for each holiday. And Valentine's Day ♥ is becoming one of my favorite holidays to decorate for. In the fall I went crazy one night and ordered every single color of chevron I could find. And one of my favorite ones was the Hot Pink Chevron -- from Premier Fabrics. To make this wreath: … [Read more...]

Make a Vintage Ornament Wreath (tutorial)!!

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Do you have a collection that you love to display at Christmas? I bought some vintage Christmas ornaments about 10 years ago. They are scratched up with wear but beautiful to me. I love to think of all of the Christmases these ornaments have seen, the memories they have made in all of those years!! I have put them on my tree over the years, but sadly a few have been dropped and been broken. … [Read more...]

Make Sparkly Snowman Ornaments plus 12 of my Favorite Ornament Tutorials!

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I am going with a Red, Turquoise and White color scheme this year. I looked through my ornaments and decided that I needed a few more to fill in the gaps. Luckily last year I bought a bunch of those pretty, clear glass ornaments on clearance last year. I decided to take those clear ornaments and turn them into sparkly snow balls. I'd love to share my Snowball Ornament tutorial with you. You … [Read more...]

Make Monogrammed Holiday Napkins with Bleach Pens! (tutorial)

Bleach Pen Holiday Monogrammed Napkins

I know I have mentioned that I love Bleach Pens for taking on trips and cleaning the grout in my tile. I have wanted to try making some crafts with Bleach Pens for a while. This week I made some Holiday Napkins with my Bleach Pen. Here's what I did: I used .99 bandanas from Hobby Lobby and then sewed two colorful ribbon to the bottom of the bandanas. … [Read more...]

Easy and Inexpensive Holiday Party Mantel Decor!!

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Happy Holidays everyone!! I love changing up my Holiday mantel each year - but it can be expensive. I would love to share with you an inexpensive way to brighten up your mantel. And if you don't have a mantel, you can use this idea on a shelf or even use it for a dessert table for a party!! Holiday Party Mantel The main part of this project are paper tissue fans -- you can get them at … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Creative Christmas Projects!!

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 Snowflake Banner @ Space 46 Tis the Season to be Jolly Fa LA LA LA LA LA LA LA LA! Can we take a BIG sigh of relief?  What a wonderful weekend it has been!  How many of you started new traditions or carried out generation old ones?  We definitely, made it through the Thanksgiving season successfully.  There were So many WONDERFUL projects linked up over the past month and a half.  I have a … [Read more...]

{{Gobble Gobble}} Thanksgiving Pillow tutorial

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Here's a little Thanksgiving project I made up this morning. {Kind of fun for this time of year.} {Gobble Gobble Pillow} I made it with my Silhouette and Heat Transfer Material. But you could print out the letters and make a stencil too, then stencil the words on your pillow with fabric paint. I used the other side of my Pretty Witch Pillow -- I'm frugal like that. They are cotton Ikea … [Read more...]