DIY Tissue Pouch

This idea comes from Martha Stewart! Super easy sewing project - can be done by hand or machine :-).

Happy Holidays!

Here's the fabulous Christmas Veggie Tray Tree my bonus sister made. LOVE IT! Please disregard the mess in the background:

I wish you the very merriest of days!

Easier Book Safe

Here's an easier way to make a book safe! Great for holding cash or gift cards :-).

Poinsettia Fascinator!

How perfect would this Poinsettia Fascinator be for an Ugly Sweater Party? 

It's just so shiny. And ridiculous. And huge! 

Now I know how the Chiquita Banana model feels ...

Music Paper Gift Tags

Music Paper Gift Tags! They can double as ornaments :-).

Decorate your wrapped presents with these Music Paper Gift Tags! They can double as ornaments :-).

Clothespin Snowflake Ornaments!

Clothespin Snowflake or Star Ornaments!

Clothespin snowflake ornaments are a pretty and frugal craft! Spruce them up with paint, paper and leather!

Louis Pasteur Wine Gift Tags | Free Printable!

Are you giving bottles of wine as gifts this holiday season? Print out these fun wine tags to place over the back label!

Terra Cotta Christmas Bells!

Terra Cotta Christmas Bells!

Use mini terracotta pots to make these adorable Christmas Bells!

DIY Glow Bowl!

DIY Christmas Glow Bowl Craft

Who knew that softener salt could be so pretty?!

Bachman's Ideas House | Christmas 2014

Mike took the afternoon off so that we could go to the Bachman's Ideas House together! So sweet.

Here are some of my fave ideas from the 2014 Christmas house:

Woodland reindeer and sleigh!

Woodland reindeer and sleigh! Bachman's Ideas House 2014

Glue Gun Snowflakes!

Glue Gun Snowflake Craft

Make these pretty Glue-Gun Snowflakes to decorate your holiday table! Fun project for your teen or tween :-).

DIY Frame & Hemp Photo Board!

DIY Hemp and Frame Memory Board

Make your own memory board out of an old frame, staples and hemp cord!

Upcycled Shirt Cuff Pouches!

Shirt Cuff Gift Card Holder

These cute little cuffs make great gift card, cash or note holders!

Scenes from the Craft Fair!

I'm participating in my very first craft fair! It's being held in four fabulous locations in Rush City, MN.

Head up to Rush City for two more days of crafty goodness! Make sure to stop by the Raven's Nest and the historic J.C Carlson House (you will drool over the high ceilings, moldings, entryway and other great details!).

Here are a few pictures -  my camera was out of battery power so I couldn't get a pic of the truly beautiful jewelry, carvings, bags and wallets by the Moberg family :-(. 

Lamps will light your way -  these creations were dreamed up by my dad! Gotta ask him how he wired these up!

Spiderweb T-Shirt!

Happy Halloween! Here's one last Spider Web craft! Cut a spiderweb into the back of an old t-shirt!

Halloween Fun Pun Cards! Free Printable :-)

I made these little Fun Pun Halloween cards for my niece and nephews! Now I'm sharing them with you :-). 

And I realize that I forgot a "P" in Pumpkin - don't worry! The PDF has the correct spelling!

Best DIY Halloween Costume Ideas!

Don't know who/what you're dressing up as for Halloween? No worries - you've still got time!

Here are thirteen fun DIY costume ideas: 

DIY Candy Wheel of Fortune!

Make a spinning candy wheel for trick-or-treaters! Also great as a mini carnival game :-).

PVC Napkin Rings

Make your own custom napkin rings for any occasion!

(Faux) Human Skin Bookmarks!

It's almost Halloween. We can be a little ghoulish! 

Disgust your friends and family by handing out (faux) human skin bookmarks. Great way to get rid of all those plastic grocery bags!

*No humans were harmed while crafting this project*

Drizzle Frosting with a Fork!

You don't need fancy equipment to decorate these cute little bites! Just a fork!

Two Scarves are Better than One!

Crafty style tip - wear two scarves instead of just one!

Sunday Funday | Best Halloween Crafts!

Happy Sunday Funday! 

Only a few short weeks until Halloween - eek! 

Here are SIXTEEN fabulous Halloween projects for you to make! 

Spider Web Lamp Shade OR Super-Sized Bowl!

Spider Web Lamp Shade! OR Super-Sized Spider Web bowl! 

Junk Bonanza 2014!

Junk Bonanza 2014 - Canterbury Park

Junk Bonanza was so much fun! Can't wait until Spring Bonanza!

Candy Corn Vase!

Sweet and easy Halloween craft!

Kusudama Flower Tutorial

Ready to make some Kusudama paper flowers?

Party Tip | Easiest way to label glasses!

Here's an easy way to identify drinking glasses at a party!

Edited Fruit Basket - Easy Rustic Fall Centerpiece

A modern twist on the ubiquitous fruit basket! This makes such a pretty centerpiece for a long table or buffet.

I was lucky enough to be given a bunch of these tiny terra-cotta pots. Find them at the dollar store, $1 for 3 pots!

Pool Noodle Wreath Forms!

Make a set of four wreath forms from only one pool noodle!

DIY Easy Ruffle Yarn Necklace!

Here's a 5-dollar, 5-minute, no-sew, no-knit project that anyone can make!

Pool Noodle Door Stop!

No more slammed doors! Make your own Pool Noodle Door Stoppers!

Shirt to Skirt Refashion!

Refashion an elastic shirred (a.k.a. smocked) shirt or sundress into a fun skirt. 

No sew! Five minute project :-).


Personalize Your School Supplies!

Has school started in your area? Here in MN the kids have one more glorious week of freedom. We don't start until after Labor day - some kind of holdover from olden times when farm kids were needed to help harvest the crops.

Anyhoo, here are a few ideas to help add personalized flair to school supplies!

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HUGE Plastic Spiderweb

A ton of bloggers have been making spiderwebs out of plastic bags. But they aren't big enough! Here's the key to making a plastic spiderweb that's over 4 feet wide ...

Book Balls!

Paper hydrangeas made from old books! Pretty home decor items, Christmas ornaments or table centerpieces.

Necklace Revamp

Have you ever bought a necklace and brought it home only to realize that it was ridiculously hideous? 

What was I thinking?!

Luckily, it can easily be revamped into a fantastic accessory:

The great thing about necklaces is that they're just metal chains. It's so easy to take them apart and re-make them into something pretty! 

DIY Copper Medallion

Another way to use up those old copper molds! Turn them into fun home decor pieces :-).

Make a Super-Sized Party Sub!

Want to learn how to make a super-long sub that's great for any get-together? You've come to the right place :-).

5 No-Knit, No-Crochet Yarn Projects!

Happy Sunday Funday!

It's been mentioned before that I neither knit nor crochet (remember these mug cozies?). Here are five fun yarn crafts for folks like me!

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Pom-Pom Garland Tutorial can be found at Deja Vue Designs. (credit: Laura @ Pet Scribbles)

My Personal Favorite NO-Knit, NO-Crochet Craft:

Turn a Bread Box into a Catch-All Organizer!

Who doesn't need more easily accessible storage/drawer space in their kitchen? Turn a bread box into a Catch-All Organizer!