Heat Transfer Recycled Tote Bag

by Dinah Wulf
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I am so excited to have started a partnership with Silhouette America.  I wanted to share a project I did using the heat transfer starter kit that they have available.  Since I have this weird obsession with using recycled bags (I haven’t gotten a plastic bag from a store in almost three years), I thought […]

Etched Glass Laundry Detergent Container

by Dinah Wulf
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I’ve always thought that all rooms in the house should be beautiful and well organized.  This includes rooms like the laundry room. Being a busy work from home mom, it’s important to me to love my home because I’m here so much! Today I wanted to share a tutorial on how to make a pretty […]

Five Dollar Thrift Store Transformations

by Dinah Wulf
$5 Thrift Store Transformations

Holy moly have I been lucky while thrifting lately!  I noticed that most of my finds are about $5.00, so I thought I’d put together a quick round-up of my most recent five dollar thrift store transformations. Painted Glass Vases If there is one thing you can get for CHEAP, it’s a glass vase from […]

DIY String Art

by Dinah Wulf
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I recently attended the Elevate Blog Conference 2013.  One of the fun activities we did was a nail art and string art craft.  There were several patterns we could choose from and for some reason yours truly decided to pick the hardest one!  What was I thinking?  I know… I was thinking that I love […]

Alice in Wonderland Flowers

by Dinah Wulf
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My best friend is having an Alice In Wonderland themed party for my God daughter’s first birthday. I decided that I wanted to make a paper flower centerpiece for her using a recycled pretzel container and some dyed coffee filter flowers.  This was my original inspiration. First let me show you how to make the […]

Hand Painted Wooden Bowl Knockoff

by Dinah Wulf
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After I painted this set of bowls the other day, I couldn’t help myself when I found this wooden bowl at the Salvation Army.  I loved the shape of it so much that I decided to take it home.  I decided to do a hand painted wooden bowl knockoff project on some bowls I had […]

DIY Rope Vase 15 Minute How To

by Dinah Wulf
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I recently wrote an article for GMC Trade Secrets on Bringing the Outdoors In.  In writing the article, I had so many ideas jumbled in my head.  I looked around at my own home to see what I had done myself to get closer to nature. I have a lot of natural elements displayed in […]

8 Fun and Easy Ideas for Stencils

by Dinah Wulf
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I must say that stenciling is one of my favorite craft projects to do.  It’s a fairly simple task, especially when you know a few tips or tricks.  It is also very versatile in that you can use it for small and large projects, from place mats to furniture.  Here are eight fun and easy […]

Upcycled Wooden Bowls

by Dinah Wulf
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I went thrift store shopping last week and I found a set of wooden bowls for $6.00. The shape of these bowls is what interested me, so I decided to buy them.  I wanted to update them a little because to be honest, they reminded me of the wooden bowls, spoons, and other knick-knacks my […]

Alice in Wonderland Theme Party: Red Paper Flowers

by Dinah Wulf
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My best friend is having an Alice in Wonderland theme party for my twin God daughters for their first birthday.  Needless to say, I wanted to help her decorate for the festivities.  The twins have two older sisters and their birthday parties were amazing.  Check out this Candyland themed party and this circus themed party. […]

DIY Pedestal Bowl

by Dinah Wulf
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One of my thrifty obsessions is to walk through the local Goodwill shop on the weekends, particularly because of the half off sale.  Throughout the day, they announce a color and the price tags labeled in that color are half off.  It never fails, each time the make the announcement they assure you that you […]

Easy DIY Projects For Modern Homes

by Dinah Wulf
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If you’re looking a beautiful modern home décor with just the right amount of personal customization, then easy DIY projects are perfect for you.  When you make these projects yourself you’re able to not only make exactly what you want how you want it, but you’re also able to usually save a bit of money […]

How to Make a Citrus Floating Candle

by Dinah Wulf
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My brother was on Facebook the other day and a friend of his posted a picture of how to make a candle from an orange.  I thought that several of these citrus floating candles would be perfect for an evening summer party centerpiece. We were visiting our dad recently and decided to try it out […]

Two Year Blogaversary

by Dinah Wulf
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Woo hoo! With well over 500 blog posts published and a community that has grown to be over fifteen thousand, I can’t believe it’s been two short years already. Last year I did a One Year Blogaversary Awards and Honorable Mentions.  I thought I’d do it again combining both years.  As with last year, the […]

12 Recycled Book Page Crafts

by Dinah Wulf
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Most of the 12 recycled book page crafts featured in this post all started from a book safe that I made a while ago.  I tucked away all the pages I hollowed out and put them with my scrapbook paper.  Every once in a while I’d get inspired and make something out of them.  Here […]

Earth Day Inspired DIY Crafts

by Dinah Wulf
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On April 22nd, it doesn’t matter what age, race, religion or gender you are, millions of people from across the globe will come together to honor the earth on Earth Day. Teaching our children at a young age to respect Mother Nature is essential. As we all know, they learn better by seeing and doing, […]

DIY Address Wreath with Fabric Flowers

by Dinah Wulf
DIY Address Wreath

To celebrate National Craft Month I am so excited to have partnered up with Jo-Ann Fabrics!  I made a two minute Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores Creativity Made Simple crafting video on how to make an address wreath with fabric flowers.  Creativity Made Simple is the Jo-Ann mission to inspire Americans to rediscover time for […]

Tutorial for Fabric Flowers

by Dinah Wulf
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Fabric flowers have many uses in the craft world.  I use them to embellish pillows, adorn wreaths, and dress up a plain head band for my EXTREMELY girly daughter.  I use them for so many things and since spring has officially sprung, I thought I’d post a tutorial for fabric flowers today. These fabric flowers […]