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Free Printable :: Handmade Valentines for Grandparents

I love Valentine’s Day more as a mom than I ever have before because it is so fun with my girls!  My hubby and I try to make it a special day (and 13 days leading up to it) for them and we celebrate Women’s Day (March 8th) and Men’s Day (November 19th). Along with […]

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20 Handmade Gifts Anyone Can Make

When I was about ten years old I remember finding a wooden jewelry box under the tree on Christmas morning.  My brother had made it for me in wood shop at school.  He waited until I had gone to bed on Christmas Eve to place it unwrapped under the tree with a little necklace tucked […]

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Diy Bird Seed Wreath Ornaments

Last year Suzanne posted this great tutorial for How To Make A Bird Seed Wreath.  We had readers sending in pictures left and right, apparently they make wonderful gifts. One reader ( I believe it was Kathy!) had made a smaller version with her preschool class to make wreath ornaments, and was kind enough to […]

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DIY Father’s Day Gift Ideas

I just looked at the calender and sheesh, June is sneaking up on me!  And that means Father’s Day is going to be right on our heels.  Don’t fret though, I have you covered with a super easy diy project coming up that even includes a kit – yay!  In the meantime here are some […]

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Diy Lavender Dryer Bags

Hello friends, happy Monday!  I have a great diy to start your week off right.  Years ago I bought a pack of Lavender Dryer Bags at a health food store and I loved them.  I tossed them in the dryer with my bedding and I swear it was like waking up in the south of […]

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Diy Tissue (Kleenex) Flowers

I know what your thinking – just when you thought the internet had overdone the tissue paper flower…Destri has to throw in another one.  Would it help if I told you it had sentimental value?  How about keep your kids busy for hours?  Aw, now I have your attention.  You see, when I was little […]

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Tutorial ~ Diy Fabric Covered Notebook

I love love notebooks.  I use them for just about everything and rarely leave home without at least one.  They make perfect gifts too because everyone needs one, even if they don’t know it – make them a pretty notebook and I guarantee they’ll use it.  I made this one for the Mother’s Day gift […]

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Sew be it Bracelet Purse Tutorial

Tutorial ~ Bracelet Purse Tutorial With Free Pattern

Pin It I have a fun little pattern for you today!  I love when you can dig through your scrap bucket, pick out some of your favorite little pieces and whip out a project in less than an hour.  That’s sewing satisfaction at it’s best.  My little one is a purse girl, she packs a […]

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Handmade Gift Idea For Men ~ Golf Ball Keeper

  Of all the people on your gift list that you would like to make handmade, I dare say that men are the hardest, no?  Okay, maybe teen boys, but really this could work for them too.  If they golf that is.  Let me explain how it works first and then I will show you […]

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Sew be it Handmade Heart Sachets

Handmade Heart Sachet or Air Freshener

Pin It How cute are these?  You should smell them…they smell good.  So good you could eat ‘em.  I made these for a few of the ladies in my life for Valentine’s day, but I might keep them now.  They are so easy and you can use them as a sachet for your closet or […]

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