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Make a Hooded Bath Towel from One Towel

While searching the internet for directions on how to make a hooded baby towel, I noticed many tutorials advised using a towel and a washcloth as an easy way to accomplish this project.  I admit that is a great and easy option.  However, I wanted a square towel and I didn’t want to waste the… Continue reading Make a Hooded Bath Towel from One Towel

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Inexpensive Craft With Kids Using Kraft Paper

Recently, our son has taken a big interest in coloring.  We have gone through a few coloring books and lots of copy and construction paper.  After purchasing kraft paper for a gift wrapping idea, I realized this was also a great option for coloring.  I rolled out a piece several feet long and my son… Continue reading Inexpensive Craft With Kids Using Kraft Paper

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Free Mini-Classes on Craftsy

This post contains affiliate links.  For more information, read my full disclosure. I recently created a free online account with Craftsy and discovered all the classes offered through the site.  There is a wealth of knowledge on Craftsy that is useful for anyone who wants to learn sewing, photography, gardening, cooking, and much more. I… Continue reading Free Mini-Classes on Craftsy

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Creative Gift Wrapping Ideas

If you’re like me, you have probably found yourself at some point needing to wrap a present for a special occasion and you’re out of the appropriate wrapping paper.  While I highly recommend buying wrapping paper when a season or holiday ends to purchase nice paper at deeply discounted prices, another great gift wrapping option… Continue reading Creative Gift Wrapping Ideas

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DIY Christmas Keepsake Ornament

Looking for a special keepsake idea for yourself or to give as a gift?  Consider making a Christmas tree ornament.  Since the year my husband and I were married, I have done my best to have a new ornament every year to put on the tree that represents something special we did that year.  The… Continue reading DIY Christmas Keepsake Ornament