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How-To: Fabric Flower Guest Book

June 19, 2012

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This craft ran last year on but I thought you all might like to see it here on CTD. Get your fabric scrap ready, and make a guest book/open house/autograph book that will be a treasured keepsake! Yesterday I showed you how to use recycled fabric to make shabby-chic flowers. Today, I’m going to […]

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Five Ideas for Wedding Favors Using Tin Pails

June 14, 2011


Here’s another gem I published over on– but here it is for you to enjoy! I saw these cute little galvanized tin pails on, and my mind started to run wild. They are only 2 inches, but they are so perfect for so many things. Here are some cute ways you can use […]

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Quick Quilled Hearts

February 12, 2011


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So Valentine’s Day is looming just around the corner. If you don’t have a card yet, don’t despair! You can make this quilled heart card really quickly and with for pennies. It’s sure to be a keepsake. You’ll need: Basic Quilling Kit from Quilled Creations OR quilling tool or awl 6 strips of white quilling […]

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Etched Vase Tablescape

January 25, 2011


Here’s a post I recently shared on CraftsUnleashed that I made as part of their design team. Like most, I look forward to Valentine’s day to do a little something special- and the CraftsUnleashed “Love” challenge gave me a perfect excuse to create a tablescape that creates a warm, romantic look! To create this tablescape, […]

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Wedding Craft: Monogrammed Bouquet Wrap

January 19, 2011


BLING is all the rage right now in wedding trends, as is monograms. Why not combine the two for a stunning, personalized wedding bouquet?? It’s easy, and this look can be accomplished for under $25.00- no kidding! BLING is all the rage right now in wedding trends, as is monograms. Why not combine the two […]

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New Wedding Craft on CraftsUnleashed: Monogrammed Bouquet Wrap

May 26, 2010

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OR, “Behind the scenes at CraftTestDummies: How I stage a photo for under $10.00.” So, it’s week two of “Wedding Week” crafts on, and I’ve got another post up there today. Y’all know that I’ve taken a page from my buddy Stacy’s book, and decided that almost anything can be gussied up with a […]

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Monogrammed Mirror Coasters on

May 19, 2010


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Just a little “heads-up” that I’ve got a post up today over at It’s a great wedding craft or handmade gift for a housewarming or anniversary. Here’s a sneak peek: I have to tell you, crafty peeps, that I LOVE using my Cricut to cut vinyl stencils…and then using the etching cream just makes […]

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