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DIY Duct Tape Decorating Ideas for Easter

By Starr Durrant These fun and easy duct tape decorating ideas are great for all ages and skill levels!  Look for the Easter themed Duct Tape at your local craft or dollar store and go bunnyanas! Using the Easter duct tape, it’s fun and easy to decorate a vase, candle or candy dish and by… Continue reading DIY Duct Tape Decorating Ideas for Easter

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DIY Barbie Creations, View All

How-To Make Easy Sparkling Barbie Doll Purses (Beginner Barbie Craft Series Project 4)

By Starr Durrant What Barbie doesn't like a fabulous  collection of designer hand bags?  Make these super cute and easy Barbie doll purses and create your own line of Barbie designer dreams bags! Each bag takes less than a minute to make, the supplies are available at most dollar or craft stores and no sewing… Continue reading How-To Make Easy Sparkling Barbie Doll Purses (Beginner Barbie Craft Series Project 4)

DIY Decor, View All

6 Easy & Affordable Decorating Solutions That Really Work!

I'm thrilled to introduce you to Guest Blogger Jessica Kane from ECOS Paints. Jessica is professional writer with an interest in interior design and home decor. If you have a new space or an old space that needs a new look, Jessica shares some key considerations and creative decorating solutions that are beautiful, easy and… Continue reading 6 Easy & Affordable Decorating Solutions That Really Work!

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Easy Christmas Cupcake Toppers

By Starr Durrant These beautiful cupcake toppers are so easy to make!  Just glue decorations  to a plastic appetizer fork and you have Christmas cupcake magic! You can use any variety of things as decorations: puff stickers, foam stickers, chocolates, lollipops, printables or gift tags and more! If your decoration isn't self adhesive, just add… Continue reading Easy Christmas Cupcake Toppers

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DIY Christmas Candy Cane Napkin & Mint Holder

By Starr Durrant This DIY Candy Can Napkin & Mint Holder is such an easy project and great way to add that festive mood to your Christmas table setting! Your guests will enjoy the special and unique touches at your Christmas dinner table and you re-use them year after year.     What You Need… Continue reading DIY Christmas Candy Cane Napkin & Mint Holder

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Christmas Gifts From Recycled Gift Bags

By Starr Durrant If you are like me, you have a stack of gift bags put away from last years Christmas and despite that - you've bought more! Finding myself with more gift bags than gifts, I decided to recycle a few of my favorites and with just a few simple steps created some pretty… Continue reading Christmas Gifts From Recycled Gift Bags

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EASY Christmas Candy Cane Soap & Holder Tutorial

By Starr Durrant This easy to make candy cane soap & candy can soap holder is a great hit at Christmas!It's a super simple and affordable project and you will love how this soap feels on your skin! What You Need A shallow rectangular pan – minimum depth ½”  6" x 9" works good or individual small pans 6… Continue reading EASY Christmas Candy Cane Soap & Holder Tutorial

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Where to Share and Promote Your DIY, Crafts and Handmade Projects

By Starr Durrant NOTE: I continue to update and build on this list so check back for new additions! I have been creating DIY projects for years but I'm still relatively new to the blogging scene and its been a road to discovery. Even though I'm not selling items, I'm still interested in sharing my ideas and projects with others,… Continue reading Where to Share and Promote Your DIY, Crafts and Handmade Projects

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37 Insanely Cool DIY Bird Baths!

I had an amazing response to my blog DIY Bird Bath made from a reused vase and plate so for those of you Bird Bath enthusiasts here is a collection of some additional DIY Bird Baths that might catch your eye and inspire you. If you do make a Bird Bath, be sure to share it with the… Continue reading 37 Insanely Cool DIY Bird Baths!

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Eight Affordable Re-purposed Patio Accents That Will Make You Say “I Want!”

By Starr Durrant Are you dreaming of that beautiful outdoor space? No money? No time? No DIY Experience? No Problem! Anyone can create beautiful, unique and functional patio accents like these on even the tightest budget. Start searching for your treasures in the basement, the relative's attic, thrift stores or garage sales and turn something old into something beautiful and new!  … Continue reading Eight Affordable Re-purposed Patio Accents That Will Make You Say “I Want!”

DIY Barbie Creations, View All

DIY Barbie Boutique

By Starr Durrant The one thing about Barbie - she loves shopping! These fashion displays are easy to make from re-purposed or re-used items and are sure to be a hit with your Barbie enthusiast. Jewellery Counter Display How To - Jewellery Display Start with a box that is the right height for Barbie and… Continue reading DIY Barbie Boutique

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DIY Bird Bath From Repurposed Vase and Plate

By Starr Durrant This bird bath project took about 5 minutes to complete – it just doesn’t get any easier! This repurposed vase and plate were the perfect second-hand finds. I spotted the vase in a corner of a thrift shop, obscured by a variety of other items. As soon as I saw it I… Continue reading DIY Bird Bath From Repurposed Vase and Plate

DIY Barbie Creations

How To Make A Hair Salon For Barbie

By Starr Durrant This scene was inspired by the two chairs which were originally candle holders that I purchased for under a dollar at a garage sale. That same day I also found the polka dot fabric at a garage sale down the lane and there the vision was born. This project is a compilation of… Continue reading How To Make A Hair Salon For Barbie

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DIY – Stylish and Functional Barbie Luggage

Created by Starr Durrant Cell phone case converted to luggage - pleasure and business!! Your dolls can go on all sorts of holiday adventures with these stylish, re-purposed, functional luggage sets. WHAT YOU NEED Holiday Luggage Fabric Cell Phone Case or Metal Credit Card Holder Frame from foam curlers (see Picture Below) Small buttons for wheels Strong… Continue reading DIY – Stylish and Functional Barbie Luggage

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Repurposed Solutions That Keep Your Accessories Organized

Inspired Ideas by Starr Durrant Like so many of us I am always excited to discover a better way of organizing my things and when I can repurpose something while doing so, it’s all the sweeter!! Here are a few creative ideas that came to me when I was recently doing a bedroom make-over. Visit my… Continue reading Repurposed Solutions That Keep Your Accessories Organized