Thanksgiving Craft: No-Sew Handprint Turkey Chair Cover

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This Thanksgiving craft turns a handprint keepsake into a beautiful and fun Thanksgiving decoration. Create a handprint turkey chair cover for each member of your family using his or her handprint. I guarantee that this Thanksgiving craft will be a family favorite for years to come.   This post may contain affiliate links, which means that I get a small commission from any sale made Continue Reading

DIY Halloween: No-Sew Skeleton Halloween Costume (In Under 30 Minutes for Under $10)

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Isaac is fascinated with bones. It all started when he was diagnosed with Perthes disease when he was 3 1/2 years old. Since then, he has had x-rays every 3 months. At first, he was terrified of the x-ray machine. However, after seeing the x-rays, he was fascinated. Now, every time he gets an x-ray, we get a copy so that Isaac can "show off his bones." Considering this fascination with Continue Reading

DIY Halloween: No-Sew Pumpkin Halloween Costume (in under 10 minutes for under $10)

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My 2-year-old son, Max, loves "punkins." He cannot resist pointing out each one he sees. As Halloween nears, a walk around the block with Max sounds like this, "Der a punkin, der anuder punkin, look one, two punkins, der more punkins..." Needless to say, when asked what he wants to be for Halloween, he responded, "A punkin." While I do find store-bought Halloween costumes cute and Continue Reading

DIY Halloween Decorations: No-Sew Ghost Chair Covers

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Decorating for Halloween (or any holiday) can be a costly endeavor. This year, I decided to create my own Halloween decorations. My goal was to create easy one-of-a-kind decorations that can easily be repurposed for other holidays - with a few minor tweaks. I began my Halloween crafting by creating a Halloween wreath that can be reused for Thanksgiving, Christmas - and probably even Spring or Continue Reading

DIY Halloween Decorations: No-Sew Jack-o-Lantern Chair Covers

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I love the idea of decorating for Halloween. However, whenever I've tried to decorate in the past, I either found that the store-bought Halloween decorations were too expensive, or the do-it-yourself craft ideas were too complicated for the likes of me (a mediocre crafter). This year, I have come up with a great list of DIY Halloween decorations, many of which can be repurposed for other Continue Reading

How to Cut Burlap

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Burlap is a popular fabric for crafting and home decor. I love the rustic look that burlap crafts lend to a room. However, I do not like the frayed and jagged edges that you get if you don't cut burlap correctly. Follow these simple steps to cut your burlap, and you will have a perfect edge every single time: 1. Lay the burlap on a flat surface, and determine where you want to cut it. 2. Continue Reading

DIY Halloween Wreath

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For years, I have I wanted to decorate for Halloween. The problem is that I just can't bring myself to spend hundreds of dollars on decorations that will only be up for about a month. So, this year, I am trying out some DIY Halloween projects. To kick things off, I decided to decorate the front door with a simple, but cute, homemade Halloween wreath. For my wreath, I used items that I Continue Reading