Decorating Easter Eggs: Decoupage

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Martha Stewart Decoupaged Easter Egg Somehow I envision myself as someone who should be able to decorate pretty little Easter eggs like Martha does. Aren't they so lovely? She even has a decoupage tutorial for her eggs. My attempt at a sheet … ** Read more **

The Dining Room Humble Silver Spoon Tree

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Creative Christmas tree theme!   We decided not to have a main tree this year. Call me crazy, but rather than the usual gorgeous but frivolous great smelling fresh cut enormous tree, or any other fancy variation, we decided to simply use … ** Read more **

How to Make a Cozy Winter Felt Wreath

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Do you remember my square felt garland from last year? Well, don't faint at my craftiness, but I've reinvented it this year into something I love even more. Behold! A Winter Felt Wreath. My garland was fun and pretty, but it was shorter than I … ** Read more **

DIY: Holiday {wipe off} Message Plate

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I was looking around for something "tall" to set on my buffet. I wanted something a little shorter than my lamp but taller than the pitcher (which I may or may not add holiday greenery to later, if I feel like it). I remembered the easel that came … ** Read more **

Tip for Hanging Garland, Wreaths and Decorations

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I love hanging garland and wreaths on my mantel, front door, staircase, windows and furniture. I like it to drape just so, or hang in exactly the "right" place. But I've always struggled with HOW to hang things. I've tried tying, wiring, ribbons, … ** Read more **

How to Make a Jingle Bell Jar (and other Mason Jar crafts)

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You all know I feel I'm a bit lacking in the craft gene department. Yet in a cruel twist of irony, I've always been drawn to crafts and enjoy the idea of them immensely. The honest truth is that most of my crafting attempts over the years have … ** Read more **

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