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DIY Gifts Using Plaid Flannel Shirts

Pillow Cover and Hand WarmersAs if you needed an excuse to go thrifting – we’ve got some fun DIY gift ideas that are easy peasy (easy enough for kids or those of us that are craft-challenged), use repurposed materials and will bring smiles and warmth for someone on your gift list. We LOVE plaid flannel. …

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How Will You Celebrate Halloween This Year?

How Will You Celebrate Halloween This Year? 2020 has been frightening enough and it’s not even Halloween yet! October 31 is fast approaching and people are wondering, “Should we go trick-or-treating” “What can we do to keep it fun and safe and not miss out?” “Is it safe to have parties?” So many questions! Well,…

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Halloween Treat Baskets

Halloween Treat Baskets We gave our friend @brideonabike a challenge to make a fun Halloween craft project from some simple items she found at Goodwill. Challenge accepted! And since she’s a dog mom to our favorite canine @wilson.goldenretriever, she made a little something for him too! PS Look for Wilson in our Halloween Look Book…

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Halloween 3D Framed Ghost

3D Framed Ghost SUPPLIES: Plastic doll (ideally with a head circumference of 16″) Frame – 11″ x 14″ Cheese cloth Acrylic Paint – if you want to add some spook to the frame Black spray paint Heavy spray starch Sure ghosts are easy to make – trace your foot and turn it upside down (grade-school…

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Halloween Ghoul Portrait

Ghoul Portrait DIY SUPPLIES: Halloween-themed or a creepy cover book or comic Scrapbooking paper Frame with a matte Double-sided tape Scissors Step 1: Choose your favorite horror film book or story that has a great cover. The trade paperback size or larger works best. Find a frame that had a built in matte. This simple…

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Halloween Spell Book

Spell Book DIY SUPPLIES An old book with removable cover Skeleton Spider Acrylic Paint & foam brushes Metallic Sharpie Step 1: We LOVE old books because you can do so many things with them, besides read them of course! This project can be modified in so many ways – for what ever kind of spooky…

Upcycled Cheese Dome Winter Scene

Supplies: Thrifted cheese dome Thrifted wreath Winter characters or ornaments Cotton balls or spider web (left over from Halloween crafting:) ) Spray Paint Vintage cheese domes have made a comeback, but not for cheese!  You can repurpose them for seasonal dioramas like the one we made here – they are great for a coffee table…

Hot Cocoa Individual Gifts DIY

We thrifted a set of 16 glass jars (3 oz each) at Goodwill for $5.99. Perfect for a gift exchange or if your gift giving list is quite long, these individual hot cocoa jars are the perfect amount for a single cup. Simple and inexpensive ($0.76 a piece), these treats will bring you joy on…

Holiday Lanterns DIY

Supplies: Tea Light Lanterns Mini Christmas Ornaments Legos Spray Paint Hot Glue Old Christmas Wreath Leftover Halloween Webbing Step 1: Carefully move the tabs up to remove the glass so you can spray paint the lanterns. Step 2: Spray paint the lanterns. Take the time now to clean the glass. Step 3: Hot glue a…