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40 Adorable DIY Baby Sewing Patterns Anyone Can DO

Babies – everyone loves babies! I know I do. You know what I love just about as much? Easy baby sewing patterns! Whether you are expecting a little one soon or you know someone else who is, these 40 baby clothing patterns that I found are definitely going to come in handy. There are plenty [...]

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9 Easter Coloring Pages and Activities With Free Printables

Easter is nearly here, so it’s time to get started on some of those fun and colorful Easter DIY projects. With this free Easter coloring pages printable, your little ones will have a blast coloring and designing their own Easter eggs and doing all sorts of other Easter themed crafts and activities. Pack 1 Includes: [...]

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50 Decorative DIY Desk Solutions And Plans For Every Room

Recently I realized that my home office desk just isn’t cutting it any longer. I moved my office into a larger room and so I realized that I needed a larger desk. So, what did I do, I started looking for some cool DIY desks and I found 50 simple desk solutions for any room [...]

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How to Make a Colorful Candy Vase Decoration for Easter

If you want to learn how to make a simple but beautiful Easter decoration which can go perfectly in any setting, you will want to try making a colorful candy vase. This video tutorial breaks it down into simple steps. Hardly any materials are needed, and no tools are required at all. That means that [...]

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50 Most Adorable Crochet Baby Items You Need To Make Today

Everybody loves babies, right? I know I do! I also love creating adorable things for new babies. Anytime a new baby has been announced in our family, I have gotten out my crochet hooks and started on something special. I just love watching that yarn take shape! If you are expecting a baby, or you [...]

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35 Space Saving DIY Hidden Storage Ideas For Every Room

Do you have enough storage space in your house? Honestly, I think everyone could use more space, but sometimes we just don’t have the room to add that space, if that makes sense. Have you thought about utilizing those dead spaces in your home to add more storage? I have, and along the way, I [...]

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DIY Adorable Paper Easter Bunny Candy Holder {Free Printable}

If you want to keep your craft projects simple and easy, there is nothing like a free template to help you do it. In today’s video craft tutorial, you will be learning how you can create a cute Easter bunny treat holder with the help of a free printable. Because this Easter craft tutorial includes [...]

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40 Crochet Jacket, Sweater and Cardigan Patterns For All Seasons

Do you crochet? I just recently started and I have to tell you – I love it! I am no expert by any means, but I do love making things with those little crochet hooks. My recent thing? Crochet cardigans/jackets that I can wear for all four seasons. Why Crochet Your Own Cardigan? Crocheting is [...]

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Homemade Soft Pretzel Bites With Cheese Sauce {Video Recipe}

Your favorite appetizer can now be made at home easily! Homemade soft pretzel bites with cheese sauce to serve your family or crowd. Your self-control won’t stand a chance with these cheesy bites of glory! This is the perfect snack for tailgating, party appetizers, midnight snacks, and more. There is no wrong time to serve [...]

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How to Make Cute Little Hens for Easter Out of an Egg Carton

It is amazing how many fabulous Easter crafts you can make using the most ordinary supplies. In this video tutorial, I will show you how you can upcycle an old egg carton into some cute little Easter hens! I’ve made a lot of cute DIY Easter bunny projects this year, but it occurred to me [...]

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Weekend Reading

I’ve felt so productive all week, it’s such a great feeling! I listened to an inspiring podcast on Monday about unlocking your creative genius and then spent the remainder of the week designing new prints, painting in my studio, and also finishing a spring inspired DIY project that I’ll share next week. Funny how creativity
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DIY: Shoe Rack

I’ve partnered with Arrow Fastener™ tools several times to showcase how to make things with their tools. This week, check out the DIY shoe rack I designed and constructed with the help of one of their many handy nail guns!     The frame of this shoe rack was built with 2×2” birch posts and
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Wine Country Vacation Cottages

Is the California Wine Country on your list of places to visit? Perhaps this year? Events begin as early as spring here in Northern California, and I’m excited for barrel tasting in Healdsburg next weekend. When touring the wine country, one must live the full experience! There’s something so special about sitting outdoors around a firepit
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Trending: Blush Pink Accents

We’ve had record number of inches of rain in the last two weeks, winter is dragging on and on and I feel as if spring can’t come fast enough. One color that’s trending in home decor is blush pink. It’s a color I rarely decorate with in adult spaces because it can feel juvenile, but I do like
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Weekend Reading

I’m up in the mountains this weekend with a group of girlfriends, we do an annual trip to the snow in Lake Tahoe every year and the group of us is having a ton of fun! It’s been in the news lately that there are health benefits to hanging out with your girlfriends, but isn’t
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DIY No Sew Easter Basket With Free Printable Template {Video Tutorial}

Learn how to make Easter baskets that require no sewing. This no-sew Easter basket is so easy to make, and the perfect homemade touch to give to family members or children. Skip the same old store-bought baskets, and make something a little special. All you need is the free printable and a few craft essentials [...]

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How to Make a Cute Easter Basket Out of Foam Sheets

In a recent video, I showed you how you can make a DIY Easter basket out of a plastic cup. If you had fun with that activity, you’re going to love the new video tutorial which I have for you today. In this video, you will learn how you can make an Easter basket using [...]

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How to Make a Beautiful Little Easter Basket Out of a Plastic Cup

Recently I posted a tutorial where I showed you how you can repurpose a plastic bottle into an Easter basket. In the spirit of that video tutorial, I have another one for you today which will teach you how you can make a beautiful miniature Easter basket out of a regular plastic cup. Usually we [...]

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How to Make Colorful, Whimsical Unicorn Easter Eggs

Have you snapped up unicorn hair, unicorn makeup, and unicorn T-shirts? If so, you’re going to love what I’ve got in store for you today … a video tutorial that shows you how you can make unicorn eggs for Easter! So, about a year ago, I bought my first-ever wig, which has ombre shades of [...]

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How to Make a Cute Easter Bunny Out of a Small Towel

If you enjoy craft projects which involve transforming ordinary household items in extraordinary ways, this DIY Easter craft will be a blast. Following the steps in my video tutorial, you’re going to turn a dish cloth into a cute Easter bunny! For this project, you are going to need a few simple supplies, including googly [...]

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How to Make This Easter Carrot Wall Art Out of Buttons

If you want to decorate your walls for Easter, it is time to make some DIY wall art to celebrate the holiday! In this video tutorial, I am going to show you how you can make a cool canvas piece featuring a carrot which is made entirely out of buttons and ribbon! This Easter art [...]

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How to Make a Cute Easter Bunny Cup Decoration

If your goal this year to is to stay thrifty but still creative with your DIY Easter projects, this latest video tutorial is for you! In it, you’ll learn how you can take an ordinary Styrofoam cup and transform it into a cute Easter bunny. This project has a very low cost, thanks to the [...]

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How to Make a Gorgeous Flowery One-Egg Easter Basket

If you’re looking for a cute and simple idea for DIY Easter decor, you are going to want to check out my newest video tutorial. In this video, I teach you how you can make a DIY Easter basket to hold a single egg which looks like a flower. Even though the finished result looks [...]

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Patterned Tile + Bathroom Vanity Combos

I’ve been back and forth to San Francisco a few times this week meeting with a client. She has a full home renovation in progress and now that the drywall is up and the walls are painted, we’re in the ‘picking-of-the-finishes’ phase of the design (my favorite!). We’ve been focused on the two bathrooms and for
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Wood Drawer Pulls

The more spaces I design, the more I’m convinced every room needs something in it that’s made of wood. It’s the texture and warmth of wood that gives a room depth and character and has become a necessary ingredient in my eyes. Over the weekend, I linked to a houseboat renovation that I love and on closer
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Weekend Reading

What is it about February that is so dreary? Ugh, I’m so over winter! We’ve had so much rain (and snow) which I admit is good for California but makes for miserable conditions. I stay positive by remembering people and nature need periods of dormancy for rest because spring is truly just around the corner.
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DIY Paper Easter Basket With Free Printable Template

If you enjoy easy DIY projects which are both crafty and thrifty, you should be excited by the next Easter craft tutorial video which I have made for you. In this video, you will learn how you can create a beautiful Easter basket using nothing more than paper, a free printable template, some tape or [...]

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How to Make a Cute DIY Bunny Nose for Easter

Every year, my children like to wear bunny ears on Easter. This year, I came up with a fun, fast and easy way to make them bunny noses as well. Find out how to do it yourself in my new exclusive Easter craft video tutorial! Easter is not only a time to celebrate spring, but [...]

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Repurpose a Nutella Jar Into a Cute Easter Bunny Container for Treats

If you’re in search of a more creative way to present Easter treats to your children, friends, co-workers, or other recipients, here’s a way to do it! In this video tutorial, learn how to transform an ordinary glass or plastic jar into a cute Easter bunny container for candies. To make this Easter DIY project [...]

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DIY Carrot-Shaped Candy Container for Easter Treats

Easter is a time to celebrate springtime and renewal … and crafting of course! In this exclusive video, I will show you how you can craft a cute carrot-shaped container out of fabric or paper for Easter candies. If you are a traditionalist, your first thought about how to present Easter candies to your kids [...]

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Do it yourself, also known as DIY, is the method of building, modifying, or repairing something without the aid of experts or professionals. Academic research describes DIY as behaviors where "individuals engage raw and semi-raw materials and component parts to produce, transform, or reconstruct material possessions, including those drawn from the natural environment (e.g. landscaping)".[1] DIY behavior can be triggered by various motivations previously categorized as marketplace motivations (economic benefits, lack of product availability, lack of product quality, need for customization), and identity enhancement (craftsmanship, empowerment, community seeking, uniqueness)

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