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Easter Crafts | Pastel Wooden Eggs in Easter Boxes

Easter Crafts | Pastel Wooden Eggs in Easter Boxes

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It’s hard to believe that Easter is right around the corner with all this snow still lingering in... Read More »

How to Decorate with Dyed Easter Eggs

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It might feel a bit early to be talking about Easter, but since the March/April issue of Yankee... Read More »

Valentine’s Day Crafts | Make Paper Cones

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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner but it’s not too late to get crafting projects done for... Read More »

Valentine’s Day Crafts | Make Newspaper Hearts

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If you’re looking for an inexpensive Valentine’s Day craft, newspaper hearts fit the bill perfectly. Many people get... Read More »

Holiday Crafts | Make New Year’s Eve Crackers

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New Year’s Eve is a holiday I am never prepared for, so I like the idea of making... Read More »

Holiday Crafts | Create a Holiday Scene in a Jar

Holiday Crafts | Create a Holiday Scene in a Jar

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Holiday scenes captured in glass jars are easy to make and can be placed on tabletops, windowsills, and... Read More »

Holiday Crafts | Make Victorian Scrap Ornaments

Holiday Crafts | Make Victorian Scrap Ornaments

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Prelude festivities started this week in Kennebunkport, Maine and I was offered the opportunity to join other artists at... Read More »

Holiday Crafts | Make a Christmas Advent Calendar from Matchboxes

Holiday Crafts | Make a Christmas Advent Calendar from Matchboxes

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For some people, November may seem a bit early to be thinking about Christmas and all the baking,... Read More »

Halloween Crafts | Make Vintage Halloween Baskets

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I have a few amazing teachers to thank this week and these Vintage Halloween Baskets will be a... Read More »

Halloween Crafts | Make Skeleton Decorations

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Halloween and Dia de los Muertos (the Day of the Dead) are the perfect occasions to make jointed... Read More »

Crafts | How to Decoupage a Collage onto Blocks

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Learn how to decoupage a collage onto wooden, craft blocks with images and words. This cute craft is... Read More »

Crafts | Make Canvas Photo Prints

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Canvas photo prints — black and white photos transferred to canvas — are a unique alternative to hanging... Read More »

Crafts | Design Custom Dinnerware

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Anyone who has ever spent time searching for the perfect set of dishes knows how frustrating it can... Read More »

Crafts | Punched Tin Pie Plates

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When my family moved into our house years ago, I looked at the empty spaces waiting to be... Read More »

Crafts | Make an Ocean Diorama

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Summer vacations mean bare feet, the smell of sunscreen, catching fireflies at night, and watermelon seed fights. For... Read More »

Crafts | Make Decorative Matchboxes

Crafts | Make Decorative Matchboxes

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Matchboxes offer multiple opportunities for use in artwork, playtime, organization, and gift giving. There are so many ways... Read More »

Create Your Own Nesting Dolls

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Matryoshka Dolls have delighted me since childhood.  There is something surprising and whimsical about taking apart a figurine... Read More »

Crafts | Make a Decorative Tin

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Slipping a small note or gift in a decorative re-purposed mint tin is a creative way to show... Read More »

Crafts | Make a Hanging Lantern

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During the summer months, there’s a period of the day between dusk and nightfall when it’s not dark... Read More »

Crafts | Make a May Basket

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When I was a child growing up in Maine, my grandparents came to our house each and every... Read More »

An Easter Outfit

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I am saddened by the fact that this is my last post here at The Crafty Yankee.  I... Read More »

Paint Chip Napkin Rings

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Tulips were the hot item at the farmers market this weekend.  I couldn’t resist grabbing a gorgeous pink... Read More »

Crafts | Make Vintage Scented Lavender Hearts

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For a special handmade gift, a vintage-inspired scented lavender heart is sure to please. Antique linen and old-fashioned... Read More »

Valentine Crafts | Make Felted Conversation Hearts

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Pretty and fun as they are, Valentine candy conversation hearts aren’t exactly healthy. To keep the fun of... Read More »

Valentine’s Day Wine Tags

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If you’re planning a romantic Valentine’s dinner for two, or a Valentine’s bash for friends, why not wear... Read More »

Crafts | Make a Tablet Cover from Felt

Crafts | Make a Tablet Cover from Felt

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Electronics were a hot ticket this holiday. iPads, iPhones, Kindles and Nooks — anything with a touch screen... Read More »

Holiday Crafts | Make Vintage Postcard Ornaments

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When I came home for the holidays, my mom showed me her latest craft—these lovely Christmas ornaments, made... Read More »



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