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Crafts | Make Decorative Vases from Tin Cans

4 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (95% score)

It’s flower season in New England — daisies, lilies, petunias, zinnias, and other brightly colored flowers are blooming in... Read More »

Crafts | Make Fabric Gift Bags

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As much as I love wrapping gifts in pretty papers, I have a hard time justifying the waste... 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 »

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: Cover a Photo Frame with Fabric

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Looking for another craft that adds a personal touch to your decor? Cover a photo frame with fabric.... Read More »

Crafts: Custom Picture Frame

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Plain picture frames cost a lot less than fancy ones, so buy a plain frame and decorate it... Read More »

Crafts: Decorate Glass Vases with Polka Dots

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One of my favorite summer traditions is lining the kitchen windowsill with several small flower bouquets, each nestled... Read More »

Crafts: Easter Table

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This decorating idea for your Easter table uses new or vintage materials and your choice of eggs, the... Read More »

Crafts: Make a Valentine Shadow Box

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This sweet and touching project has become my favorite Valentine’s gift, and it’s far more personal than the... Read More »

Crafts: Make Paper Party Garland

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We have been busy celebrating these past few months- birthdays, anniversaries, potlucks and parties. I try to add... Read More »

Crafts: May Basket

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The May basket — let’s bring back a small gesture of caring and celebration of this season,” says... Read More »

Crafts| Create a Sunlight Print

1 vote, 1.00 avg. rating (49% score)

One of the favorite gifts I found for my daughters this past Christmas was a sunlight print kit... Read More »

Create a Summer Sketch Journal

3 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (94% score)

At the start of summer I like to head to an art supply store and pick out a... 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 »

Decorate Papier-Mâché Easter Eggs

Decorate Papier-Mâché Easter Eggs

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I have a child with food dye allergies which makes dyeing Easter eggs a bit of a challenge,... Read More »

Decorating with Layered Bean Jars

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November is a time of year when I use more nature-based materials to decorate  our home because I... Read More »

Design Your Own Lampshade

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

I have often wondered if a rumor in the crafting world were true– that it’s simple to create... Read More »

Display Family Photos in Glass Bottles | Easy Craft

3 votes, 4.33 avg. rating (84% score)

Displaying photos in glass bottles and containers in varying sizes and/or colors, with an assortment of your favorite... Read More »

DIY Geometrical Blocks

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Geometrical blocks are wood shapes that have been painted or stained in various colors and patterns.  The blocks... Read More »

DIY Grocery Bags | Paper or Plastic?

DIY Grocery Bags | Paper or Plastic?

3 votes, 4.67 avg. rating (89% score)

I think every kitchen in America has a huge, rustling pile of used plastic grocery bags waiting to... Read More »

DIY Repurposed Memo Books

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Have you ever spent time at a lakeside or mountain camp with friends and family? It is one... Read More »

DIY | Colorful Stair Runner

2 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

When we moved into our charming, century-old, Providence home, there were several changes that I wanted to make. ... Read More »

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 »

Easy Ways to Brighten Your Kitchen

1 vote, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

I recently watched my friend* work some serious magic on her rental kitchen…and I just had to know... Read More »

Halloween Crafts | Make a Pumpkin Coach

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Ever since I laid eyes on an actual pumpkin coach (a miniature version of course) I have wanted... Read More »

Halloween Crafts | Make Halloween Bat Garland

2 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (86% score)

We had the pumpkins and potted plants covered, but our front entryway needed something more for Halloween.  Using... Read More »

Halloween: 5 Crafts for a Boo-tiful House

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Craft projects by Matthew Mead Halloween decorations are becoming as prevalent as Christmas lights. Let’s say you want... Read More »



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