DIY Blessings Tree

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  For the holidays, I wanted to share how you can create a blessings tree in honor of all the blessings you have experienced in life. With Thanksgiving and Christmas on the horizon, I have become keenly aware of just how blessed I am and how thankful I am. What a special way to commemorate this season of thankfulness by creating a Blessings Tree! My favorite style of decorating … [Read more...]

Crafts of Christmas Past

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I confess I haven't posted much this year with regard to Christmas.  Despite Christmas ideas abound in Blogland, my blog has lacked ideas.  I apologize.  With just moving in just a few months ago, I am finally beginning the process of decorating. My Christmas related posts surely have been lacking, but I thought it would be fun to flashback to some Christmas crafts I made in years gone … [Read more...]

Recycled Goodwill Sweater Pillows

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I posted this picture on my Facebook page the other day stating I was using these supplies to make a craft. I am sure some wondered what on Earth I was making. I shopped at Goodwill to purchase a stack of lovely sweaters.  I actually got these at the Bargain Bins for 85 cents a sweater.  What a deal!  I love that! My weapon of choice is a paint brush, but every now and then I like to switch it … [Read more...]

Crabby Cupcakes

Crabby Cupcakes from Embracing Change

My baby girl Ana graduated from Preschool tonight. She was terrified to go crying about not wanting to go up on stage to receive her diploma and to sing her songs. She cried. She worried. Then graduation came and she rocked it. She was confident, happy, and participated fully in the ceremony. I wasn't sure where the old Ana went but I much liked this new girl. She just bee bopped away up on the … [Read more...]

Cute Craft Idea For Little Girls

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I found an idea on a blog that I follow the other day so I decided to give it a try.  The idea is to create a place to store and display your little girls' hair bows and pretties.  That is just what I need!  Here is my finished product:? Love it!  Now I can keep track of those million barettes and clips! All it took was a piece of wood, a glue gun and some left over fabric and ribbon!? ? Perfect … [Read more...]

Cute Craft Idea For Little Girls

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I found an idea on a blog that I follow the other day so I decided to give it a try.  The idea is to create a place to store and display your little girls' hair bows and pretties.  That is just what I need!  Here is my finished product:? Love it!  Now I can keep track of those million barettes and clips! All it took was a piece of wood, a glue gun and some left over fabric and ribbon!? ? Perfect … [Read more...]

Recycled Craft Idea

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I was trying to figure out what I could do with all the wallpaper scraps I had left after I redid Ana's dresser and this is what I found while searching the net:Country Living?This is a mural made of wallpaper scraps!  Isn't it cute?  I thought this may work so I created my own version.  I took an old frame I found in the basement and took out the print while keeping the cardboard backing aside.  … [Read more...]

Recycled Craft Idea

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I was trying to figure out what I could do with all the wallpaper scraps I had left after I redid Ana's dresser and this is what I found while searching the net:Country Living?This is a mural made of wallpaper scraps!  Isn't it cute?  I thought this may work so I created my own version.  I took an old frame I found in the basement and took out the print while keeping the cardboard backing aside.  … [Read more...]

Party On!

Here are some linky parties that I submitted my chair redo to and that you  may want to check out seeing that tomorrow is sure to be a snow day - many ideas and much inspiration here to get your craft on!  Today's Creative BlogQuilt StoryLady Bug Blessings                                                                   Have fun!copyright 2010 Embracing Change at yourblogname.blogspot.com … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Craft

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? ? ?? Photo From WhipperberryI found a craft idea to share today while reading some blogs and thought I would share it with you.  Isn't this wreath pretty?  It is made of burlap which is such a fun fabric.  This wreath is easy to make - all you need is a few supplies.  It is as simple as cutting and gluing which everyone can do!  It takes 1-2 yards of burlap which can be found at your local … [Read more...]