Tag Archives: Crafts

Like cooking? Like sharing recipes?

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Renee’s recipe exchange is a new Facebook page where she and her followers will share recipes, this is great and perfect for the upcoming holiday seasons! Make sure to stop by her page and like it! Post a few of your favorite recipes while you’re there. Link below!

                                                              Renee’s Recipe Exchange

KDragonfly Designs

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Wow! KDragonfly Designs has some of the most wonderful items I’ve seen and the great thing about these are that they are all handmade! Which means no 2 items are alike each one is individually made. KDragonfly Designs specializes in Wall/Door Signs, Greeting cards (great for the upcoming holidays! -wink) name plates and name blocks! These items would be great for weddings or any other occasion where you would like a touch of elegance! She also does customization! These are really all great gift ideas! Who doesn’t like one of a kind gifts! I know I do. You can link to her Facebook page here –http://www.facebook.com/KDragonflyDesigns?sk=info You can also check her items out at her personal  blog here http://kdragonflydesigns.weebly.com/
Psss…I see shes also hosting a giveaway! Make sure to enter!

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Painted Gourds

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So as you all know last month I had an obsession with pumpkins (lol.) Well now its November and my obsession has moved to gourds…painted ones to be exact. I was browsing a few ideas online because my mantel piece is looking kind of drab and came across these!

 

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What a simple wonderful idea!

 

What you will need:

Can of white glossy spray paint

Small gourds

Small pumpkins

wreath.

Ribbon.

 

First you will need a surface to spray paint on, I would suggest laying down some news paper and placing your items on there before painting.

 

Spray paint all the items including anything that may be on wreath.

 

After it drys wrap the ribbon around the wreath.

 

You can use this as a centerpiece on the table like shown in the picture above or you can use them on the mantel piece like in the picture below

 

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I love this idea, its so simple and pretty cheap as well. Craft stores usually have discounts and coupons in papers or on receipts which can really come in handy!

Pretty-Easy Centerpiece.

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This easy Thanksgiving centerpiece pumpkin craft is simple and looks beautiful on any Thanksgiving table.

What you need:

Fall leaves (fake), small pinecones, sprigs of berries, fall flowers, ribbons, or other small fall decorations. 
Small pumpkin
Marker
Tall, but not thin candle (comparable size to the pumpkin)
Glue
Knife (adult supervision is needed when doing this project with children)

Directions:

  1. Remove as much of the stem of the pumpkin as possible without physically cutting into the pumpkin.
  2. Place candle on top of the pumpkin and using your marker, trace around the bottom of it.
  3. Cut a hole for the candle in the pumpkin, using your tracing as a guide and staying as close to it as possible (the more snug the candle fits, the better.)
  4. Place candle in the pumpkin and use glue to adhere fall leaves or sprigs around the edges of the opening (you may need to press some inside of the opening to secure the candle into place). 
  5. Allow centerpiece to dry before using.
Thanks Examiner. 

So Cute Pumpkin Ideas

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After laying in the bed sick for the last few days I decided that today would be the day that I got up and did something crafty! Of course with Halloween  right around the corner and thanksgiving following right behind I figured I’d look for something that would accommodate both occasions. I found these super cute pumpkins on Midwest Living 

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Instructions:
Set leaves between paper towels and flatten them under a book for at least five days. Then brush decoupage glue on a white pumpkin. Arrange the leaves on the pumpkin’s surface. Cut small slits along the edges of the leaves as you go, so they’ll fit the pumpkin’s contours. To finish, coat the decorated surface in decoupage glue.

Only 2 days left to enter to win the Beautiful handmade bracelet from Design’s By Renee’

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Were having over on our blog spot site (bc word press wouldn’t let me add my rafflecopter here) Anywho, the item up for grabs is a beautiful one of a kind handmade bracelet

Thanks to Designs By Renee’
This Bracelet is made with
Swarovski Olive Vine Crystals
Swarovski Aurora Borealis Crystals
Silver Spacers and toggle closure 
 It is 9inches making this a large bracelet.

To enter this giveaway go to http://theposhpea.blogspot.com/2011/09/beautiful-handmade-braclet-from-designs.html and follow the instructions
Good Luck!

Don’t Forget About The Giveaway Still Going On 4 Days Left.

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Were having over on our blog spot site (bc word press wouldn’t let me add my rafflecopter here) Anywho, the item up for grabs is a beautiful one of a kind handmade bracelet

Thanks to Designs By Renee’
This Bracelet is made with
Swarovski Olive Vine Crystals
Swarovski Aurora Borealis Crystals
Silver Spacers and toggle closure 
 It is 9inches making this a large bracelet.

To enter this giveaway go to http://theposhpea.blogspot.com/2011/09/beautiful-handmade-braclet-from-designs.html and follow the instructions
Good Luck!