How-To: Fabric Flower Guest Book

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This craft ran last year on CraftsUnleashed.com- 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 show you how a few of  these blooms and some pearly accents can transform a standard guest book into a personalized centerpiece. You’ll need: Victoria […]

Five Ideas for Wedding Favors Using Tin Pails

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Here’s another gem I published over on CraftsUnleashed.com– but here it is for you to enjoy! I saw these cute little galvanized tin pails on ConsumerCrafts.com, 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 them in your “DIY” wedding celebration! Seedling Favors. These are so great to display on a table at the end of the wedding reception, for […]

Quick Quilled Hearts

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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 paper and 2 pieces of red (or make your own, just cut them 1/8 inch X 12 inches) white glue Card Blank with window with […]

Etched Vase Tablescape

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, we’ll be etching some vases to spell “LOVE”- you’ll be surprised how easy it is! Let’s get started! You’ll need: TWO Unity Vase sets Armour […]

Wedding Craft: Monogrammed Bouquet Wrap

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 for a stunning, personalized wedding bouquet?? It’s easy, and this look can be accomplished for under $15.00- no kidding! You’ll need: Plain Bouquet Wrap Hot-Fix […]

New Wedding Craft on CraftsUnleashed: Monogrammed Bouquet Wrap

Custom Monogrammed Wedding Bouquet Wrap with Crystals!

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 CraftsUnleashed.com, 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 monogram. And if you’ve seen any of those hoity-toity wedding shows, you’ll know that bling and monograms are all the rage right now! So, here’s […]

Monogrammed Mirror Coasters on CraftsUnleashed.com

See the full tutorial at CraftsUnleashed.com!

Just a little “heads-up” that I’ve got a post up today over at CraftsUnleashed.com. 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 it TOO easy…. I might be getting on a kick here…watch out! In the meanwhile, click on over and read the full step-by-step…and leave me […]