Category Archives: DIY

@TheCraftyCutie is now LIVE on Periscope

Periscope. So, what is this crazy new thing called Periscope? I for one, would have no idea, if it weren’t for my beautiful, nerdy sister @AlessandraCo. She is an amazingly tech-savvy encourager, who sent me the link for this app. … Continue reading

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Handmade Holiday Blog Hop

Welcome to the final day of the 4th Annual Handmade Holidays Blog Hop! We hope you enjoyed the projects from the last 2 days! A few years ago we were looking online for handmade gift ideas and thought it would … Continue reading

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ICE Resin, Stampendous and Imagine Crafts blog hop

Welcome to day 1 of the Stampendous Stamps, ICE Resin® and Imagine Crafts®/Tsukineko® blog hop! I am so excited to be a part of this amazing creative collaboration. I had so much fun working with this incredible combination of products. The inspiration for this piece … Continue reading

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Adjusting my Sails-Ice Resin and Walnut Hollow Blog Hop

Welcome to our 2 day Blog Hop featuring Ice Resin http://www.iceresin.com and Walnut Hollow http://www.walnuthollow.com. If you’re starting here be sure to hop on over to http://wp.me/p3cspn-i7 and see Sara Shirman’s awesome project. While you’re there  you can enter to win the awesome … Continue reading

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Bella Crafts Halloween Birthday Blog Hop

Today we are celebrating Bella Crafts Quarterly’s birthday with a halloween inspired blog hop. http://bellacraftsquarterly.com/ Thanks to the following blog hop sponsors: iLoveToCreate® Spellbinders™ Rowlux® Westcott® I was able to create the project pictured above. Bella Crafts Quarterly™ is also celebrating … Continue reading

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Rowlux Illusion Film Blog Hop

After having the honor of trying out Rowlux® Illusion Film I am officially in love. This product is so beautiful to create with especially if you let the light shine through it. 1. Paint a shadowbox frame with Copper paint. 2. Cut out … Continue reading

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Happiness is…

I’ve joined a group called Designer Crafts Blog Connection which does a craft blog hop on the 1st Monday of each month.  I was very excited to find out this month’s theme was “Happiness is…” While creating in general makes … Continue reading

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Tutorial Tuesday – DIY Mixed Media House

  Instructions: 1. Sand brick sheet to remove top layer of paint. 2. Rub brown paint into brick crevices. 3. Trace 2 wood rectangles onto paper and cut shapes out. 4. Glue paper cut outs onto wood pieces. 5. Trace … Continue reading

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DIY Clay Banner Tutorial

Instructions: Knead clay until it is pliable, roll it to 2mm thickness and press burlap into it. Press cookie cutter into clay and cut out triangles from it. Use Embossing Set to stamp the letters “LOVE” into triangles. Place your … Continue reading

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Makeover Monday-House Frame-DIY

Happy Monday to you! Lets start this week off the right way with some creativity. Today I will be showing you how to turn an unfinished wooden house frame into this… 1. Remove oval center piece and paint house black … Continue reading

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