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DIY Monogram Swarovski Pearls in a Frame

DIY Monogram Swarovski Pearls in a Frame

I’ve been obsessed by Pinterest and also monograms for the past month.  So I decided to make baby girl a lovely monogram using Swarovski pearls.  I chose the pearls instead of crystals because baby girl was born in June and pearls just happens to be her birth stone.  This year, my resolution is to use only things I have in the house or material that is upcycled.  Because of my jewelry company that I no longer run, I still have lots of Swarovski […]

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Mosaic Greeting Cards in a Frame

Mosaic Greeting Cards in a Frame

I hate throwing out my greeting cards.  Someone actually took the time to find me a sentimental or funny message perfect for a birthday, wedding shower, or baby shower.  They get a small reaction, a thank you, and that’s pretty much it.  If I really like the card, I’ll display it for awhile, but then it’s in the recycling.   I couldn’t bear to throw away the cards after my shower, so I made a patchwork of the greeting cards and popped them into a […]

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Ponderosa Pine Cone Wreath

Ponderosa Pine Cone Wreath

This is a gorgeous wreath I found in the Great American Wreaths: The Best of Martha Stewart Livingcollection based on the Montana Ponderosa Pine Cone wreath.  This wreath is an easy project that took about 3 hours.  In the book, she recommended reshaping the wire wreath into teardrop shape – these directions don’t have that added step.  I would recommend this for older kids maybe around 8 and up.  It’s fairly cheap depending on where you get the pine cones (I paid $4 […]

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Red Maple Leaf Wreath

Red Maple Leaf Wreath

Wreath based on MS And then there was gravity This is a gorgeous wreath I found in the Great American Wreaths: The Best of Martha Stewart Livingbased on the Sugar Maple Leaf.  This is a great project to do with kids and is so incredibly cheap ($5 or less).  This is the first wreath is based on the directions given in the book.  At first the wreath was gorgeous!  The colors, the lay, everything was wonderful. The problem I found was after a week, […]

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