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Spring Wreath

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Spring Wreath 

Watch this DIY – YouTube

Supplies:

  • Wooden Wreath Frame ( I bought mine at the Dollar Tree)
  • Lavender bundles (Make sure each one has about 5 sprigs)
  • Wooden Letter (I used a D for my last name)
  • Burlap Bow (you can either buy one or make your own)
  • Floral Wire
  • Wire Cutters
  • Hot glue gun and glue sticks

Step 1: Using wire cutters,

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Decorative Candy Canes using Empty Candy Cane Candy Tubes

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Decorative Candy Canes using Empty Candy Cane Candy Tubes

Every year for Christmas my son gets a ton of these candy tubes! Last year, after throwing some away, I decided to play around with them and see if I could turn them into something worth keeping.

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Snowmen ( Made from empty cans of chew)


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Snowmen (made from empty cans of chew) 

Due to the amount of money my husband spends on chew, I have been trying to find ways to recycle the cans. Last week I showed you the Christmas Candies I made using some of his chew cans.

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Decorative Christmas Candies ( made from empty snuff cans!)

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Decorative Christmas Candies ( made from empty snuff cans) 

My husband is a dipper. You can spare us all the “it’s horrible for your health” talks. He knows and I know, so there’s nothing you’d be telling us that we don’t already know.

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Rudolph Applesauce Cups


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Rudolph Applesauce Cups 

Christmas is just around the corner and with that comes snack times at school. I always like to take something that is fun for the kids yet easy for the teachers. I saw many types of these Rudolph applesauce cups online and,

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Fall Leaf Jewelry

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Fall Leaf Jewelry 

I collected some leaves while going for a morning walk a few weeks ago. When I got back home I sat the leaves on my whiteboard and stared at them while finishing up another DIY post.

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Scarecrow Wreath


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Scarecrow Wreath

Remember earlier this month when I said this scarecrow wreath wouldn’t be the cutest? Well… I lied. It’s flipping adorable! Not only is it adorable but it’s a lot less messy than making a full scarecrow. It’s also very inexpensive to make. If you’re looking to make a full-bodied scarecrow check out the one my mom made a few years ago by clicking this link —>

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Flannel & Pine Cone Garland

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Flannel & Pine Cone Garland 

Most of the supplies needed for this Flannel & Pinecone Garland can be found right at your fingertips! We went to the local park to gather all the pinecones along with a few other supplies for another craft. Since my husband didn’t have any old flannels that I liked I headed to the Goodwill and picked some up.

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Wooden Pumpkins


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Wooden Pumpkins 

These wooden pumpkins are a cute way to dress up your home for fall at a fairly low cost. I am going to give measurements for these but feel free to make them whatever size you’d like!

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Cement Candy Corn Yard Ornaments


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Cement Candy Corn Yard Ornaments 

These Cement candy corns are fun to make and will be a great addition to your fall decor. Because they are made out of cement they are durable enough to use both inside and outside.

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