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Simple Living: 5 Crafty Items You Already Have On Hand

Creativity doesn’t always require a trip to the craft store for supplies. Here are 5 crafty items you already have on hand. 1) Dryer Lint–At this point you are probably think that Silly Simple has officially lost her mind, or … Continue reading

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Frugal Craft: Recycled Paper Flower Pins

I really, really, dig frugal crafts using found items from my recycling bin. Creative simplicity is just a very cool concept for me. In that vein, last week we talked about creating gift bags from recycled newspapers, and this week … Continue reading

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DIY Easy Gift Bags or Favor Bags for your next party!

I referred a while ago to my desire to try out this project–I just love the idea of creating gift wrap from things I already have on hand. However, when it came time to actually do the project I was … Continue reading

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Frugal DIY Painting to Match your décor (without an art school degree)

Selecting decor colors of your home is one of those challenges that can be really troublesome for most “normal people.” It involves lots of paint chips, weeks of discussion and sometimes even a few small paint samples rolled out over … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Scented Fall Garland

When the weather gets colder and the seasons change it is hard not to get into the fall spirit.  I decided to incorporate the decor and scents of the season with a cinnamon cookie style fall garland. Supplies: 1 cup … Continue reading

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DIY Fabric Coasters made with Crochet

As the weather gets colder what is better than a hot cup of tea/coffee on a cold morning?  With my new found love of warm coffee mugs on a cold morning, I created a set of fabric scrap coasters to … Continue reading

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Recycled Glass Painted Bud Vase

So once again I am late to the crafty blogging party.  There have been so many tutorials on painting vases, glasses, mason jars both inside and out that I just had to join in and show off my own creation. … Continue reading

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Links We Love…

Here is just handful of the awesome that we found around the web over the last week. Side Note:  Do you have something you think we should feature in a future edition of Links We Love?  We are constantly scouring … Continue reading

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Simple Crafts: Turquoise Bird House Design

The crafty posts have been sorely lacking of late but not for lack of craftiness.  It actually takes a while to not only pull together a craft project but also sit back and decide if it is really worthy of … Continue reading

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Links We Love…

Here is just a sampling of the links from around the web that I loved this week. Southern Lovely teaches us how to create beautiful rose jewelry out of polymer clay.  I have been thinking about polymer clay recently, and … Continue reading

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