Thursday, October 29

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Free Custom Sauce Labels
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Free Custom Sauce Labels

If you’ve been around for a while, you know how much we love to design labels for gifts, home goods, and more. While our labels are typically for members, our partnership with Online Labels means we get to bring you free label designs! In keeping with our theme for the month, we have created a variety of celestial-inspired BBQ sauce labels, gift tags, and gift seals that you can download for free.  All you will need is a printer, full sheet label paper, and your scissors! Click any of the links below to further customize your favorite labels — or you can simply download our sticker sheet at the end of the post. If you love to experiment in the kitchen and whip up different sauces to add extra flavor to your dishes, then this printable project is perfect fo...
Crochet Pattern – Fringe Scrunchie
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Crochet Pattern – Fringe Scrunchie

This Crochet pattern is for a hair scrunchie with lovely boho fringing. What you need 1 hair elastic small amount of worsted weight yarn size G crochet hook Instructions Rnd: 1Single crochet over hair elastic to cover.Slip stitch together. Rnd: 2Chain 3 double crochet in the same stitch as join.* 1 double crochet in next single crochet , 2 double crochet in next single crochet*Repeat around faten off leaving the end of your yarn long enough to include it as part of the fringe. Make 1 fringle in each stitch of last round. Copyright to Judith Prindle 10/05/05 Related
Patriotic Macrame Wall Hanging
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Patriotic Macrame Wall Hanging

This craft tutorial shows you how to make a simple but decorative Patriotic wall hanging for the 4th of July or Memorial Day. You can swap out the red, white and blue, for other colors to suit the season or your home decor. What you need Red, blue, white yarn Stick or Piece of wooden dowel Assorted Flowers Craft Glue   Instructions For this tutorial, you will need a stick, one from the garden is perfectly fine, as straight as can be and not too thick. Start by deciding how long you would like your finished wall hanging to be. The drop length. This will determine what size you need to cut your thick yarn pieces. Your yarn needs to be at least double the length you want it to be. For example, you want it 1 metre long, cut your yarn into 2-metre pieces, allowing ...
DIY Sweet Summer Wreath
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DIY Sweet Summer Wreath

This tutorial shows you how to make a wire mesh wreath, perfect for summertime using a wire form and wire deco mesh. What you need Supplies you will need: 14 inch wire wreath form (these are easily found at the Dollar Store) Two 10 inch rolls of deco mesh (you need at least 2 but I used three for an extra pop of color) Two rolls of different coordinating 2 ½ inch wired ribbon (you must use wired ribbon or your tails will droop) Two rolls of 1 ½ inch coordinating wired ribbon Pipe cleaners that coordinate with your ribbon A sign (this will be your focal point) A self-healing mat and rotary cutter Scissors Instructions This amazing Summer wreath tutorial was contributed by Lisa from Get Crafty With Lisa you can purchase here handmade wreaths via her faceb...
Dollar Tree Summer Popsicle Wreath
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Dollar Tree Summer Popsicle Wreath

This tutorial shows you how to hack a plain pizza tray from the Dollar Tree store to create an easy summer door wreath. What you need pizza tray Summer Popsicle SVG File Wooden pegs Assorted acrylic Paint colors Rainbow Hair ribbon bow or Ribbon Instructions This Summer wreath is so easy to make and uses the pizza pan from the Dollar Tree discount store, Reject Shop or Pound Saver as the base. You could swap out the pizza tray for a wire wreath form if you prefer that style. You need to start by painting your pegs or clothes pins into the colors you wish to use for your wreath. This wreath is made using SVG file and a Cricut machine  But you can purchase sticker letters or hand-paint the design if you wish.  If you are using SVG and your Cri...
Decorative Farmhouse Up-cycled Bottles
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Decorative Farmhouse Up-cycled Bottles

This craft tutorial shows you how to decorate glass bottles from the Dollar Tree or upcycled bottles to create a Farmhouse decoration. What you need Chalk PaintGlass BottlesE6000 GlueFlowers, lettering and other embellishments Instructions For this tutorial you will need recycled glass bottles,  these ones are from the Dollar Tree but you can use any glass bottles or recycled glass. You could also do this with plastic if you have small children. To begin with, you will need to clean the outside of your glass bottles and the inside if they are recycled. Apply a coat of chalk paint to the bottles. This color is toasted Poppyseed Spray Chalk.  Once your bottles are dry you can decorate them. These bottles have been designed with a summery spring feel, but you can use whate...
Quiet Book Tutorial: A Mummy Must-Have!
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Quiet Book Tutorial: A Mummy Must-Have!

Some people call these quiet books, others call them busy books… whatever you like to label them, these beautiful little projects are a must-have for tired mums and inquisitive toddlers! Not only does this interactive activity provide young children with a fun way to develop new skills, but it’s a fantastic toy to have tucked in your bag for those moments when you need to keep little hands busy and little minds occupied for a while! Check out Penelope Quinn’s quiet book tutorial below, and let your imagination run wild with different colours and themes, to create scene-scapes your little one will love! You Will Need: No-Sew Quiet Book Tutorial: There are so many clever ideas you could incorporate into your book; I’ve included veggies that can be ‘pulled’ from the ground, ...
How to Crochet a Rainbow [Free Pattern!]
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How to Crochet a Rainbow [Free Pattern!]

Discover how to crochet a stunning rainbow wall hanging with our free tutorial from the talented Mandy Cameron. This bold and beautiful home decor piece will add instant colour and cheer to nurseries and children’s bedrooms, and can also be hung in windows to lift the spirits of passers by! Skill Level: Intermediate You Will Need: Abbreviations (UK Terminology): adjustable slip knot = magic ring ch = chain ss = slip stitch dc = double crochet 2dcinc = 2dc in next stitch tr = treble crochet 2trinc = 2tr in next stitch dtr = double treble 5trpop = 5 treble popcorn How to Crochet a Rainbow: I make a circle first, then fold it in half to have a double-sided rainbow which looks amazing front and back, wherever you hang it! It also gives it more structure and hangs better, as ...
Cactus Pincushion: Free Printable Templates
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Cactus Pincushion: Free Printable Templates

Here’s a prickly project to get stuck into (or at least stick a few pins into..!) if you’re looking for a cute way to dress up your craft table! This trendy cactus pincushion provides the perfect combination of stylish desktop decor and craft room functionality. Now you can create a handy place to keep pins and needles accessible, that’s awesome awesome to look at! Check out Becky’s Cole step-by-step tutorial below, download your free cactus pincushion templates, and get crafting! Time to Make: 1 hour Skill Level: Beginner You Will Need: Step 1: Cut 6 of the cactus template shapes from the green felt using pinking shears. Step 2: Pair up the felt shapes together and sew a narrow seam around the pinked edges, leaving the bottoms open. Make sure you secure the star...
How to Embroider onto Clothes [+FREE TEMPLATE!]
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How to Embroider onto Clothes [+FREE TEMPLATE!]

Learn how to embroider onto clothes with this fun tutorial from Kelly Ann Jordan. This fantastic embroidery project provides a great way to breathe new life into old garments. Get creative and wear your own unique style, or upcycle old clothing into awesome home decor pieces! Time it Takes to Make: 1 – 2 hours Skill level: Beginner You Will Need: How to Embroider onto Clothes: Choose what you would like to stitch your design on to; this could be a pair of jeans, a denim jacket, or perhaps the bottom of a skirt! I decided to cut up an old pair of jeans, as I want to use the finished piece to store some pens and paint brushes on the wall. Step 1: Print out the pattern and trace it onto the item you would like to embellish, with a Frixion Pen and a light box. Tip: If...