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DIY Solar Powered Lanterns For Independence Day [VIDEO]
Our next crafting project was chosen because of the upcoming Independence Day holiday.  Technically, it's DIY Lanterns and we are using solar powered tops, but you can also put a battery operated tealight in it or if you don't put the top on you could use a candle.  If you use red, white and blue gl…
Bullet Casings On Our Christmas Tree Have Special Meaning
After visiting a few friend's homes I realized how bare my Christmas tree really is.  There are a few red Christmas balls from my childhood, a few handmade reindeer ornaments that my daughter and I made,  a few snowflakes that my Aunt crocheted and the shell casing Santas in the picture above.  I wa…
Cathy Making A Wine Cork Reindeer Is A Hilarious Epic Fail
We were at our friend's Dave & Kathy's near Barnum for a day of baking cookies and a little crafting.  I had gotten the materials to make cute little reindeer out of wine corks for our craft project.  We found that the grapevine sticks used for the antlers and legs of the reindeer were hard to g…
Easy Holiday Tree Decorations In Minutes [VIDEO]
My daughter saw these cute little holiday tree ornaments on Facebook and asked if we could do crafts this past weekend.  I expected to dedicate my entire Sunday to crafting but these little cuties only took a couple hours to make and were super easy.  If you are in looking for craft ideas …
Be Styling In DIY Fourth Of July Inspired Shorts And T-Shirt
My daughter has spent almost every 4th of July at the family's lake property with ALL her cousins and dad's family making memories and enjoying picnics, parades and fireworks.  They would often do a group art project that would allow them to make something they could wear to the parade.  This year y…
Use Your Sewing Talent To Make Comforters For Kids In Crisis
We're on the heels of another fantastic St. Jude Radiothon, together we raised $74, 246 for the kids and research at St. Jude.  The Douglas County Association for Home and Community Education (HCE) are also helping kids, but in a different way.  They need sewing materials for quilts d…
Craft Swap At The Duluth Public Library
My craft room looks like total chaos and one reason is that it's hard to get rid of anything, ANYTHING!  But, as I continue to do craft projects, I keep accumulating crafting supplies that I didn't use.  The Duluth Public Library had a great idea and turned it into an event that …

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