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Sugar Skull Face Paint Tutorial

I am loving the face and body paints from my sponsor, I Love to Create!  Lightweight and easy to apply, these water based paints don't crack or leave your skin feeling itchy.  Since I'm on...
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Stencil Resist Technique with Minwax Wood Stains

I used stencils and two Minwax wood products to quickly and easily decorate this wood plate.  It kind of looks like inlayed wood, doesn't it? You can get all the details in this short video tutorial....
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Make Designs on Wood with Minwax Stain and Stencils

Thanks to Minwax and Crafty Hangouts for sponsoring this tutorial! I'm thrilled with the results of this project!  I used stencils and two kinds of Minwax products to create a beautiful faux-inlayed effect on wood.  I'll...

DIY Studded Leather Bracelet

Looking for a cool piece of jewelry for yourself or to make as a gift for someone?  This hip studded leather bracelet is trendy and easy to make!I'm always on the lookout for things I...
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Make Personalized Super Hero Party Invitations and Favors

I love to make my own party items, but it can be challenging to find time to party plan AND craft everything.  Here's my secret to saving time:  use printable labels from my sponsor Online Labels...
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Make Ribbon Badges for the Fourth of July

I love the fourth of July!  As a military dependent who has lived overseas, this was always one of the most homesick inducing holidays.  The only cure was to throw on a bunch of red,...
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Make a Magnetic Fishing Game using Phoomph and Fabric Scraps

With summer coming up, I'm in need of activities that I can do with my kids that will keep them busy for a while.  Enter PHOOMPH, an ingenious product that makes it easy to do...
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Anthropologie Inspired Wall Cone made with Styrofoam

I'm ready for spring and itching to start sprucing up my front door and garden with some color!  Keep reading to learn how to make decorative wall cones using Styrofoam! I was inspired by this beautiful...
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How to Make Your Own Wedding Centerpiece

 Centerpieces can be expensive, but with a little paint and glue you can easily turn thrifted items into a show-stopping party or wedding centerpiece!  This technique is easy to do but hard to illustrate in photos, so...
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Animal Valentines Tutorial: Cute Papercrafts

Animal valentines are cute and easy to make! I love handmade Valentine's, and I try to encourage my kids to make their Valentines instead of buying them.  This year, inspired by my two year old's favorite...