She Sent Me What? How I Transformed This Weird Thrift Shop Find!

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I was thrilled when Jennifer Rizzo asked me to take part in a fun idea called She Sent Me What? It goes like this:  21 bloggers would each ... a) send a thrift shop find under $15 to another blogger and b) transform the thing that was sent to them into something amazing The talented Ashley from The Handmade Home sent me a mystery … [Read more...]

                 

Make a Spring Banner and a Tale of Multiplying Bunnies!

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  March came in like a lion ... and hid a few bunnies in his furry mane. Those bunnies started multiplying like, well, bunnies and they've taken over my new craft room. Make a Spring Bunny Banner Supplies: Cardboard Coasters Bunny Stencil 3D Felt Flower Stickers and pom pom stickers Glitter Marker Baker's Twine 1) … [Read more...]

                 

How to Turn any Photo into a Watercolor (no art skills required)!

Turn any photo into a watercolor

  I'm obsessed. I took watercolor in art class and my works of "art" always turned into a runny mess. Now I can give Georgia O'Keeffe a run for her watercolor making money. From this ... to this ... How to Turn any Photo into a Watercolor 1) Download the Waterlogue app (it's only available for iPhone for $2.99) 2) Go … [Read more...]

                 

Jazz Up Any Drink & Our Annual Valentine’s Party

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  It's almost that time again - my girls' annual Valentine's party. Girls only of course! On their must do list: Cupid Floats Guess Who - the girls fill out a questionnaire with 10 burning questions such as, "What 3 things would you bring to a dessert island?" and "Who’s your secret crush?" They had a blast guessing who was … [Read more...]

                 

Make a Fish Scale Heart

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  Every Valentine's Day, I would wait expectantly by the front door for my dad to come home from work. He always had two chocolate filled hearts for my sister and me. It's the little things that leave lasting impressions. Every holiday is an excuse to make memories for my girls and since they love creating, we whipped up a few fish … [Read more...]

                 

Craft Supply Organization Tips and Make Chalkboard Labels for Pennies!

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They threatened to bury me alive ... my craft supplies. Who knew glitter and glue could be so dangerous? So I took over the seldom used guest room as my office/craft room/mom cave/escape!   Forget coats, sweaters and scarves. This closet now holds every imaginable craft supply known to woman. Craft Supply Organization … [Read more...]

                 

Two Free Valentine Printables and My Singing Debut

Free I Love You Valentine Printable eclecticallyvintage.com

  I love you. I really, really do. Show everyone who walks through your door that you love them too with these two fun Valentine printables. Click here to download & print my watermark free fun Valentine I Love You printable. Set to print at 8 x 10 inches - try using a piece of heavy card stock or just regular printer … [Read more...]

                 

How to Make Magnetic Stamped Forks (Photo Display)

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Stick a fork in it ... it's done.   I've been stamping the heck out of spoons - making the cutest keychains - but all of my vintage forks were feeling neglected. I think they were even planning a revolt against me if I kept ignoring them. What to do to remedy this situation? How to Make Magnetic Stamped Forks - Photo … [Read more...]

                 

5 Minute Salty & Sweet Treat

5 Minute Salty & Sweet Treat eclecticallyvintage.com

  What do you get when you cross the salty goodness of a pretzel with the gooey sweetness of a caramel candy? The world's most addictive treat that satisfies both salty and sweet. Bonus - it takes less than five minutes to make a batch. [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:11] Having teens who love getting creative in the kitchen is a very good … [Read more...]

                 

Merry Christmas to All … My Gift to You

Free Christmas Printable at eclecticallyvintage.com

  Merry Christmas to all and to all a good night. Thanks for a wonderful 12 months of fun and merriment. My gift to you is this reindeer free printable - isn't it dashing. Click here to print the high resolution, watermark free printable. So prance over to your printer because this is set to print at 8 x10 inch (try using a … [Read more...]