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Spruce up anything on the fly with Simple Ink Transfers

Simple ink transfers How many of you craft-a-holics have purchased a rubber stamp and used it only once?  Sometimes it’s just not practical to have things stamped or custom printed in mass quantities.  Simple ink transfers can jazz up just about any project, take only minutes to execute, and are quite budget friendly. I’ve implemented the ink transfer technique on everything from wedding tree tags to return address labels.  The rustic feel of the technique complements kraft paper gift wrap, and you can even use it to embellish fabric! Supplies you’ll need: Colorless Blender Marker– I use Chartpak brand Light

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DIY Toothbrush Bracelet

Toothbrush Bracelet Today we’ve got a craft that is sure to be an absolute hit with younger kids and older hipsters alike, but do be aware that it may require some supervision for children. We’re going to be making our very own tooth brush bracelets! What exactly is a toothbrush bracelet? Well its nothing but an old (or new) tooth brush that you’ve converted to a fun and wearable craft – incidentally these also make for a great wedding gag gift! For this project we recommend looking around for a kids style toothbrush with a clear and colored handle as

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Our Top 5 New Sizzix Dies!

In case you missed the news, Sizzix have recently launched their Chapter 2 Dies, and we love them! We love what you can do with some of the dies – they’re so detailed they work wonders on any papercraft project. Here, we share our top five dies and offer some ideas for what you might like to do with it. Sizzix Floral Edges Thinlits Die Set by Olivia Rose The delicate nature of this Floral Edges Thinlits Die Set makes it perfect for creating superbly sophisticated handmade wedding invitations, save the date cards, gift tags and menu embellishments. The intricate

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Create an Easter Egg tree for your Easter Sunday décor!

An Easter egg tree can add a touch of fun and whimsy to your Easter Sunday decorations. Here are some things you will need to make a great Easter egg tree: Water Rubber bands Food coloring Vinegar Clear plastic wire A clear jar Sand Ribbons A small tree with a lot of strong stems Follow these steps to make your unique and beautiful Easter egg tree: Color the eggs using water, food coloring and vinegar Pour three cups of water in a clear bowl along with 25 drops of food color and two spoons vinegar. Now wrap some rubber bands

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DIY Easter crafts

DIY Easter Crafts

Let your imagination run wild with these great Easter bunny crafts made from felt. These fun Easter crafts are a great way to pass time with your family and friends while instilling the true meaning of Easter to your children. Celebrate Easter and spring with these adorable and easy-to-make decorations for your tables and much more. These Easter bunny craft felts will surely make your Easter extra special this year. What you’ll need: Craft felt flowers Craft felt paper Paper towel or toilet paper roll (cut about 2” wide) Crafts glue Scissors Optional: clothes pins What to do: With your

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cupcake display stand, cut-out glitter alphabets

Make Your Own Birthday Cupcake Toppers

A good cupcake recipe and tasty icing will help you make the best tasting cupcake at your birthday party.  Even though you might get compliments on your delicious cupcakes, what makes your birthday party memorable is the presentation. Here are some instructions on how to make your own birthday party cupcake toppers. You can decorate your cupcakes with homemade cupcake toppers. Things you need to make the toppers at home are: Craft glue stick Scrapbooking or craft paper Scissors Ribbon Lollypop sticks Beads Foam Sketch pens Pencil Drawing paper Here’s how you make the cupcake toppers: Cut out two circles

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Antique clip-on lamp shades

How to Update Your Lamp Shades

Looking to change the look of a room? By making subtle changes to pieces that accent your room, you can create a whole new vibe. Here we explore how you can change your lamp designs with antique clip-on lamp shades. Here are some popular lamp shades styles you can match to the décor you are trying to achieve: Contemporary – this style is sleek and simplistic, featuring furniture and tables with softer lines than sharp edges. For lighting, table and floor lamps have straight lines and metal finishes. If your lamp base is contemporary, try lampshades similar to the one

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DIY Record Cover Coasters

Many of us have old record album covers lying around from years gone by – if you’re not an avid collector, or even if you are, these can often feel like they’re just sitting there and taking up space without any real use. Well today we’re going to take a look at a fun and creative way you can repurpose those record album covers, making them useful as well as gorgeous to look at. What are we talking about specifically? Coasters! That’s right, you can have your very own coasters in the theme of your favorite (or not so favorite)

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