50+ No-Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

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Tweet Easy Halloween crafts. Get creative with your Halloween decorations this Fall and give your pumpkins some personality and styling. Here are 50+ No-Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas for you. T’is the season. Fall leaves are falling. Veggies growing in abundance. Halloween and Thanksgiving coming up. Pumpkin decorating ideas are on my mind. On your mind […]

DIY Craft Organizer Box

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Tweet Embellish and reuse old shoe boxes. Seems so obvious. But simple organization ideas such as these can result in a complete ‘makeover’ of a craft room. They can be added to a DIY personalized desk set that is lovely to work with. More importantly, creating matching craft organizing boxes can transform prior eye-sores such […]

Fall Organizing Tips

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Tweet :: Fall Organizing Tips :: I don’t know about you but besides the fun excitement of your kids going back to school, in a new grade, seeing old friends and making new ones, I relish the fact that it is time to come back to my own. Life as I know it was meant, […]

Rustic Rhubarb Strawberry Tarts Recipe

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Tweet :: Enjoy a lovely evening dinner with this fast, easy & delicious summer fruit dessert. Learn how to make this rustic rhubarb & strawberry tarts recipe ::     I could have easily have called this ‘how to create a fabulous dessert when you have ‘nothing’ in the house. I just LOVE how these […]

DIY Natural Arrangement

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Tweet Showing off what’s in the garden is just so easy for  a joyful summer table flower arrangement.  Tammy from One More Time Events shares another table centerpiece using recycled glass filled with greens. When I do this myself at home, I usually aim for lots and lots of color. However, seeing how classy ‘all […]

20 Delicious Back to School Treats: Breakfast, Snacks and Lunches

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Tweet Whether you wish for back to school treats such as cupcakes, muffins or donuts; back-to-school lunch box ideas, breakfast or teacher treats, we’ve got you covered. Here are 20 unique, beautiful, delightful and easy-to-do back-to-school treats to make. Either with your kids or for your kids.   Now, we don’t all have toddlers any […]

DIY Vignette with Recycled Bottle Candle Holder

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Tweet Fun summer recycled crafts project: Quick, Easy and Fun Candle Stick Holder with recycled soda pop bottle.  This DIY project at FineCraftGuild.com is written by contributing author Tammy Henderson from OneMoreTimeEvents.com.     Hi Everyone! Today, I thought it would be fun to share a fun project  using  a recycled carbonated bottle.   While […]

Healthy 4th of July Desserts w Strawberries and other Fruit

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Tweet Today: TIME FOR A (linky) PARTY! As my input to today’s party, I’m showcasing an assortment of easy, healthy 4th of July desserts. We CAN stick to a diet or weight control plan. Even on a 4th of July party. The decision is ours. I have prepared 8 different healthy dessert options to enjoy […]

DIY Beach Decor Ideas for Fishing Net

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Tweet Happy Monday! Time for a gorgeous home decorating DIY by Tammy Henderson. Tammy is sharing some more of her DIY Beach Decor Ideas today. She makes it really easy for us to see how to create stunning summer decorations with some recycled vases, seashells and nautical fishing net. Let your creativity roar and enjoy […]

DIY Seashell Centerpieces

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Tweet Happy Monday! Time for a gorgeous home decorating DIY by Tammy Henderson. Tammy gave me a big surprise when I showed me photos of the DIY home décor tutorial that she had prepared for us. Lots of photos of splendid DIY Seashell Centerpieces, made with w/ capiz shells, sand and glass! Again, these beautiful […]

Fourth of July Nail Art

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Tweet :: 10 of the best designs for Fourth of July Nail Art :: Nail art is to women what elastic loom bands are to young girls! Nail art is all the rage. It’s addictive in a fun way. Mostly, it is inspirational and a fast/easy way to unleash one’s creative self. To sport some […]

Fourth of July Decorations: DIY w/ Recycled Glass

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Tweet :: How create a range of vignettes with red, white & blue candles, flowers, ribbons and stars in recycled glass :: Learn how to update your home with the season in mind. Guest blogger Tammy Henderson (OneMoreTimeEvents.com) started a weekly series here at the FineCraftGuild and shares her decorating insights. Last week she showed […]

Orange Zest Sugar Cookies Recipe for DIY Fathers Day Gifts

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Tweet When is Fathers Day? Tomorrow!  Like baking? How about making him a batch of orange zest sugar cookies as DIY Fathers day gifts? He’s sure to love the ones that spell his name: DAD.   Cheery Orange Zest Sugar Cookies Slightly tangy, melts in the mouth. Serve them with icing to brighten them up […]

Sugar Cookies + Cupcakes to Celebrate the World Cup

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Tweet My top 5 of treats for tonight/this weekend, to celebrate the FIFA World Cup soccer.     1. Soccer Jersey Sugar Cookies Don’t know how to make these as there was no sugar cookie recipe here, but you can order them from Yokebakery.com.     2. FIFA World Cup Ball Sugar Cookies By http://www.paisleypetalevents.com   […]

Natural Father’s Day Centerpieces with Hurricanes

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Tweet :: Tips for Beautiful Father’s Day Centerpieces and Vignettes :: Home Décor Fathers Day Crafts for Moms :: This article is written by guest writer Tammy Henderson. Tammy contributes weekly to FineCraftGuild. Every Monday morning she show us how to create a beautiful seasonal centerpiece, made with pre-owned and recycled goodies. Learn all about […]

DIY Fathersday Gift: Silhouette ‘I love Dad’ Photo

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Tweet Hey kids with digital dads! Here’s a wonderful way to surprise your dada at Fathersday next weekend. Give him your own personalized photo like this as his new computer, iPhone, iPod, iPad or android background.  How’s that for a stunner that’s so easy, fast to do and costs nothing?! Moms will love it too, […]

Scrapbooked Fathers day Cards w Stamps

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Tweet My father is now an elder and I like making him an age-appropriate card. A card that is still full of whimsy and joy, but not quite as crazy as say this D-A-D glasses – card that we made last time for my hubby. Dad does not play golf anymore, nor tennis, and he […]

Fathers Day Special: Free Sewing Patterns for Men

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Tweet We have enough time to sew him something special. Him. You know, Dada. The man who has everything already. It seems to get harder year after year to come up with something good.  The gifts he wants are usually either too expensive, not in line with the family budget.  Or he simply buys them […]

LINKY PARTY + Sea-loving Fathers Day Card

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Tweet Only 1.5 week till Fathers Day. Better create my lovely Fathers day card with silhouette photo today, so it will arrive in time! Join the party, and let’s make cards!   Featured Craft Project   The Featured Party Submission this week is by Maria Kitching from Scotland! She made a fun and original 3D […]

Easy Handmade Jewelry For Girls :: Beaded Friendship Bracelets

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Tweet We have featured several jewelry-making methods of friendship bracelets to date. This beaded friendship bracelet just is a perfect addition now that summer is approaching. Cute girls / teenagers need something to do when they are lazing around on the school or back yard.  And you might want to join in. These easy-to-make friendship […]

How to Create a Fathers Day Vignette for a Golf Loving Dad

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Tweet This article is written by guest writer Tammy Henderson. She’s a regular contributor to FineCraftGuild. We’ll feature a new post by Tammy every Monday morning with how to update your home by creating a seasonal vignette, ideally made with pre-owned and recycled goodies.   When Tammy suggested to teach us how to create a […]

Easy DIY Bottle Vase Centerpiece

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Tweet I am sure you saw this guest post yesterday about How to create a Spring Vignette with layers of glass? Such an elegant but homey style. Recycled glass can take on so many different styles however. A while back, I posted these lovely DIY walnut-stained wooden sconces with bottle glass, as vases or candle […]

My Mothers Day Gift

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Tweet Oh, it’s a cliché:. I know.‘The best gifts in life are free’. Cliché, but true! This was my mothers day gift  today. I think it is the best! This little girl made me a ‘free Mothersday coloring page’ to post on the blog, so I would not have to work for a day! Talk […]

Quilted Pleated Toiletry Bag Pattern

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Tweet This super-sweet quilted toiletry bag design is Ina’s. She’s a trained seamstress from Berlin and it shows. This bag design shows some serious bag design skill. I would never attempt this pleated bag without a pattern like Ina’s. And then, actually, it’s easy. Frankly, if it wasn’t easier than you’d think, I would probably […]

Elegant Bow Tote :: Free Bag Sewing Pattern

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Tweet As far as tote bags go, this beautiful bag has to be one of the classiest ones I have seen. The details of the neat bow over the bag’s top band, and that those crisp folds on the bag’s side panels make this a tote bag to take to town. To ‘go shopping’ rather […]

Best Gift for Father s Day

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Tweet :: Best Gift for Father s Day :: Are you pulling out hair on what to get the kids to make for Fathers Day? Don’t want to leave things till the last minute this year? Prefer not to have them make something on Father s Day morning…. ??? Read on! Best Fathers Day Gifts […]

Happy Easter Activities

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Tweet Happy Easter everyone! Just thought to share with you one more photo of our fun Easter activity of cookie baking with the kids. We had so much fun making these bunnies. Be sure to check out our recipe for these darling decorated Easter cookies. Definitely a fun Easter activity to do with the kids […]

25 Scrumptious Easter Desserts !

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Tweet Best Recipes! Well, these are some of the best recipes for Easter desserts that I’ve come across. I have been collecting them. Now, just before I go shopping for Easter to get the ingredients my choice of recipes, I thought to treat these 25 Easter dessert recipes Some are more involved than others. Most […]

Marbled Eggs Easter DIY + LINKY PARTY

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Tweet Hello guys! I am so excited to show of this week’s feature of a beautiful Spring vignette. It has a hint of Easter flowers – Spring bloom in mini trees, a fun bird cage, hand-marbled Easter eggs and hand-painted metallic birdies. It is all so adorable.   Feature Our featured party guest who made […]

Perfect Tote Bag Sewing Pattern

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Tweet :: Free sewing pattern for a perfect tote bag :: Many years ago for Mothers Day, I featured a free sewing pattern for what I considered to be the perfect tote bag. See picture on the right. Much to my dismay, that blog vanished/changed and the tote bag pattern is no where to be […]

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