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DIY Favorites – Hoop Earrings

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Hoop earrings are back in style! I used to love wearing large, gold hoops in the ‘90s. Now, I prefer smaller hoops that work with a variety of tops. The hoop earrings featured on the fashion runways are too large to wear comfortably. Plus, some of them are expensive. Luckily for us, we can make […]

DIY Favorites – Polymer Clay Projects

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I was always intrigued with polymer clay projects. I am amazed at the detail and beauty of these items. Polymer clay is really made of plastic, making it very malleable. This makes it great for strong, durable projects. Unlike air-dry clay, polymer clay is oven cured at a low temperature. Also, polymer clay comes in […]

DIY Favorites – T-Shirt Projects

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I have a pile of used, torn and stained t-shirts. I usually put them in a bag and bring them to the farmers’ market for recycling. Lately,  I have been upcycling them as t-shirt yarn. I’m always looking for new ways to upcycle my t-shirts. If you are like me and need to upcycle your […]

DIY Favorites – Denim Projects

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Denim projects are some of my favorite DIY projects. They are usually easy to complete. Plus, you can use your worn-out denim to make many of the projects. If you’re looking for denim projects, look no further. Here are some of my favorites: Upcycled placemat by Today’s Nest:   A snack bag by Between the […]

DIY Favorites – Summer Garlands

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I love summer garlands. They are a beautiful way to decorate a table or room without spending a lot of money. You could buy garlands, but making them is even better. You can create a unique design that fits your decor. Plus, they are fun to make with friends and family. So, if you are […]