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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…

Recipe Box

Pass down a recipe with this repurposed vintage box. Supplies: Thrifted box – $5.99 at Goodwill Mod Podge Patterned paper First measure your box. (If your box is not a square) Pick the largest side to start your measuring! Use a ruler to measure the width and the height. You’ll want to cut your paper…

Jewelry Holder

Turn a Vintage juicer into a unique jewelry holder! We found the juicer at Goodwill for $2.99, the paper was in a scrapbook set, also from Goodwill.  We picked up the Mod Podge from a nearby craft store, but we bet all you DIYers already have a bottle or two! After washing and drying the…

Silver Chalkboard Tray

Turn a vintage silver-plated tray into a versatile message board with a few easy steps! We found this tray for just $1.99 at Goodwill and the other elements at our nearby craft store. After washing and drying the tray, use painter’s tape to tape of the frame of the tray – or any part that…

Puzzle Piece Snowflake

This project is a great way to get the whole family involved! Kids will love transforming these puzzle pieces into one-of-a-kind snowflakes. You can make multiple crafts with these pieces, scroll to see. Supplies: Jigsaw puzzle – $1.99 at Goodwill Wooden Hoop – $2.99 at Goodwill White Paint Glue (We used hot glue) Paint Brush…