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    Custom Stamped Nail Polish Box

    I have kept my nail polish in a variety of containers over the years: a plastic Tupperware, an old shoe box, a plastic bag at one point… but none of those looked very cute sitting on my shelf, and so I decided to decorate this box to be able to display my nail polish in a cute way! Materials: Cardboard box (just use one you have laying around, in a size that will hold all of your polish) Silhouette Mint Stamp Maker Mint 45×45 stamp kit Black Mint Stamp Ink (comes with the Mint Stamp Maker Starter Kit) Yellow Mint Stamp Ink (comes with the Mint Stamp Maker Starter Kit) Scrap…

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    Earring Organization Board

    This is an easy way to organize your earrings and be able to see all of them at once! They become a decoration of their own! Materials: We are a participant in the Amazon Affiliates Program, so all linked materials below are safe links to products on Amazon. Recycled frame, big enough for all of your earrings Spray Paint Roll of cork material foam core board Box Cutter and Cutting Mat E-6000 Glue Small screws smaller in depth than the cork and foam board and screw driver Jewelry Chain and Jewelry Jump Rings Jewelry Tool Kit Cup shaped drawer pull (you can buy a single one at Lowes or Home…

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    Receipt Paper List Board

    This craft creates an handy place to write down your lists — grocery, to-do, etc. — and then you can easily rip them off and take them with you! Materials: We are a participant in the Amazon Affiliates Program, so all linked materials below are safe links to products on Amazon. Receipt paper roll Wooden board – 4″ to 6″ wide and 10″ to 14″ long (decorative ones like this provide extra flair) Small finishing nails (5/8″ or 3/4″ long) and hammer Plastic wrap or aluminum foil box (go to the dollar store and get it for a dollar) Wire cutters Elastic hair band 4 small flat buttons (preferably matching…

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    Succulent Wreath

    When we started thinking about a holiday-duel, I really liked the idea of doing wreaths because they come in all shapes and sizes and can be in a variety of styles, which is perfect for a battle of the generations. Coming up with ideas though… that was not easy. I happened to be wandering around one day and caught a glimpse of a Christmas t-shirt which was printed with a wreath made up of pear cacti (which is a very Texan thing to put on a t-shirt). And as soon as I saw that I knew I needed to do something with succulents. I love succulents. Like, if I could…

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    DIY Holiday Snowglobe

    Make your own holiday decoration with this easy snowglobe! Materials: We are a participant in the Amazon Affiliates Program, so all linked materials below are safe links to products on Amazon. Water-tight jar Kwik-Seal Caulk Globe Decorations Glitter Water (preferably distilled) Gycerin First, clean your jar so that it is free of dust and dirt. Next, fill the bottom of the jar with the waterproof caulk. I snipped most of the end off of the tube so that I had a wide nozzle. I started off with a smaller cut and found it took too long to fill the bottom of the jar, but it is up to you how…

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    Shrinky Dink Charm Bracelets

    Wanna custom charm bracelet to show off whatever the heck you want? Look no further. Some suggested variations on this craft: Put pictures of your family, friends or pets on the charms! Make tiny books to show off your favorite reads! Or just make cute geometric shapes to make your own statement bracelet! Materials: We are a participant in the Amazon Affiliates Program, so all linked materials below are safe links to products on Amazon. Shrinky Dinks printer paper for inkjet printers Jewelry jump rings Chain bracelet (or a length of chain and jewelry clasps) Scissors Pliers (preferably needle-nose pliers) Oven Baking tray Parchment Paper Hole punch Charm Template (optional)…

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    Wooden Pallet Coasters

    This was my first craft video I made (over a year ago!) but I still use these coasters today, and still love this craft. It is one of my favorites, and I believe anyone can make these cute, simple coasters. You can watch the video here: Or you can read the directions below! Materials: Popsicle sticks 1″ wide Washi tape Sandpaper Box cutter or exacto-knife Pencil Scissors Hot glue gun 3/8″ balsa wood stick Ruler Cutting mat First thing is to cut the round ends off your Popsicle sticks. If you want to be exact, you can measure 4″ on the popsicle stick so that you can know exactly where…