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Create the Perfect Sign for Your Craft Room

Do you have a craft room? I recently revamped our office into a craft room, and I’m excited to decorate it! We kept the walls pretty minimal in color because I want to use a bunch of color in the… Continue Reading →

Easter Bunting with Plastic Eggs

Here’s a simple way to decorate for Easter (since it’s coming right up…THIS Sunday!). We all have those plastic Easter eggs lying around, well how about stinging them together to make a garland?! Then once all strung together, you can… Continue Reading →

Glue Yarn Ball Tutorial

This simple project might bring back memories of Elementary school, but it turns out to be not only a fun craft to do with the kids, but a darling Spring time decoration. Decorative balls like this can cost at least… Continue Reading →

Make Your Own Magnet Birthday Calendar

As much as I love the calendar on my phone and the big calendar in our home, I still have a need for a birthday calendar. Just a simple list of the birthdays for each month that I want to… Continue Reading →

DIY Fabric Flower Headband

I love all the different fabric flowers there are to make these days. Here is the step by step for a very simple fabric headband. What I love about this one is that you can “slop” it together in a… Continue Reading →

Upcycled Snowflake Mirror Project

It’s been a long time since I have been thrifting, and I am really itching to go. I found this mirror way back in March while thrift store shopping with Marie and Allison. You can see it here in this… Continue Reading →

Make Your Own Simple Chalkboard Gift Tag

There are so many fun ways to use chalkboard paint. Here’s one way that I wish I would have thought of a lot sooner: the gift tag! Just think of the different chalkboard gift tags you could make using it:… Continue Reading →

Trash to Treasure: Cute Little Storage Bins

What is it about finding someone else’s junk and making it better? I get a bit of a high from it. I found these storage bins at my local thrift store, and even though they were in sad shape, I… Continue Reading →

Make Your Own Chalkboard Speech Bubble

Let your little one tell you WHO THEY ARE this back-to-school time of year. These fun chalkboard speech bubbles are a great way to keep track of all the years of back-to-school photos you’ll be taking. They are also a… Continue Reading →

Adorable Little Papercraft Matchboxes

It’s true that all things tiny are cute. Especially little paper matchboxes with a lid that slides. The fun part is deciding what to put inside. This Matchbox diecut from Quickutz makes it easy and fun to make these little… Continue Reading →

Patriotic Paper Lollies, Perfect for July 4th

These fun paper crafts get the nickname “Lollies” because they look like giant lollipops. With so many darling double sided papers available these days, you can really have fun with these. They would look great as a centerpiece at your… Continue Reading →

Handmade Banners for all Occasions

Nothing says “celebration” like a banner. Don’t let birthdays be the only holidays worthy of a banner. Not only does a banner let your mom know it’s her day, but it can be fun gift too! Quickutz new Triangle Pennant… Continue Reading →

Vintage Apothecary Jars: A Thrifty Find and Simple Gift

Vintage apothecary jars, or any little glass jar with a lid, are a fun find at a thrift store. They make a ‘sweet’ thank you, that much sweeter. Filled with your favorite candies (lemon heads, sixlets or bubble gum) from… Continue Reading →

Rainbow Cupcakes and Toppers for St. Patrick’s Day

I love rainbows! There, I said it. I can’t help it. They were probably one of my favorite things to draw as a kid. So with St. Patty’s Day just around the corner, I was excited to make rainbow cupcakes for… Continue Reading →

Kids Bedroom Decor: A Thrifty Little Birdcage

This little birdcage was found at my local thrift store. I knew it would be darling in my little niece’s bedroom, who’s nickname is “birdie”. Here’s the Before & After. I always love a good before and after (don’t you?!)… Continue Reading →

Little Pink Mailboxes for Valentines

Hi there, Kami here! I’m thrilled to be regularly posting here on Make and Takes. I’m a big fan of Marie and all the goodness shared daily on Make and Takes. Okay, let’s get to it! Nothing says “Happy Valentine’s… Continue Reading →

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