Glamour DIY Pineapple Centerpiece

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Learn how to transform food scraps into a festive Pineapple Centerpiece. Celebrate life. Create Pineapple Splendor. Tammy Henderson will teach how to glamorize your home with this tutorial on how to festively decorate your summer outdoor table. With the mere pineapple scraps!   Today I would like to share how to pull together a wow-worthy […]

Budget Wedding Table Centerpieces Howto

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Budget Wedding Table Centerpieces do not have to look cheap! Here’s a howto tutorial for beautiful nearly-free centerpieces.   Hi, Fine Craft Guild readers… I am excited to share with you another recycled project.  Most of my projects have been done with glass and my last one was done on how to use your beverage […]

DIY Summer Centerpiece Ideas w Recycled Lemonade Bottles

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Happy Monday! Time for a gorgeous home decorating DIY by Tammy Henderson.  Or should I title this ‘DIY Lemonade Stand’?  Today Tammy Henderson shares her amazing ability to again create a luxurious centerpiece using plain, simple recycled materials.  I mean ….. Lemonade bottles!!!!  The way she does it, is always unique. Here she builds upon […]

DIY Beach Decor Ideas for Fishing Net

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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 the […]

75+ Mason Jar Crafts: only Awesome Projects

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Best roundup of the most stunning, unique, clever, beautiful and practical re-purposed mason jar crafts. Mason Jars are today’s most iconic glassware. They used to be just called canning jars. Add Your Own WOW-est Mason Jar DIY Projects This ‘family photo album in a mason jar’ is my latest addition to the mason jar collection. […]

DIY Seashell Centerpieces

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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 summer […]

Wall Decor DIY: Test tube Flower Vases

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Isn’t this flower wall decor DIY just the best Zen-like indoor garden? Having loads of flowers in my outdoor garden, I constantly look for ways to take the theme of floral stems indoors as well.  These plastic test-tubes are a perfect answer! This gorgeous wall décor DIY constitute a perfect, beautiful and meditative home decoration. […]

Fourth of July Decorations: DIY w/ Recycled Glass

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:: 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 us […]

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

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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 Fathers […]

Easy DIY Bottle Vase Centerpiece

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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 holders.  […]

How-to: Natural Spring Vignette with Glass

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:: How to Create a Natural Spring vignette – that luxurious grouping of Spring-Celebrating Living Room Décor with Recycled Glass:: Let me share the ins and outs of how this gorgeous vignette is made in a moment, but first introduce the maker: For once, I am happy it’s Monday morning! Because now I can introduce […]

Beautiful Free Crochet Patterns @ my Pinterest Board

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You know, once you start sharing and opening up to others, particularly with these Pinterest boards, something miraculous happens: like babies, they start a life of their own. This is particularly the case with my Free Crochet Patterns Board, the first board I turned into a group board, and have been marketing since as such. […]

DIY Pallet Deck

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There’s just something about those pallet planks that captures everyone’s imagination. I feel I have a huge collection of ideas here already on what to do with pallets: how to make pallet furniture, how to make a pallet garden fence, how to make pallet bathroom wall, how to make a pallet garden planter, and so […]

How to Add Borders to a Quilt :: Free Online Quilting Course #7

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Fabulous Quilt Designer and Quilting Instructor Janeen Van Niekerk is treating us another class in her free online quilting course for Beginners. This class helps us finish the top side of our first project in the course. Today’s quilting workshop topic is: ‘How to Add Borders to a Quilt.’ Let’s go have a look how […]

Best Gift for Father s Day

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:: 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 That […]

DIY Decorative Throw Pillows Sewing Tutorial

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Free Ruffle Pillow Sewing Pattern :: This is for a different sort of ruffle pillow: a zigzag ruffled pillow.  Unique and, as far as ruffles go, not too frilly. You know what I mean with that, don’t you? A lot of ruffled stuff is way to frilly to my taste. Anyhow, girly as I am […]

Marbled Eggs Easter DIY + LINKY PARTY

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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 this […]

Ikea Poang Chair Slipcover Pattern

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:: Ikea Furniture Makeover ::  If you are the lucky owner of an Ikea Poang chair than today’s article is for you: it’s a free sewing pattern for an Ikea Poang chair slipcover.   At only $69, the Ikea Poang chair has to be one of Ikea’s most popular chairs. This chair has been around […]

Spring Mantel Howto + Linky Party

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How to Make a Spring Mantel that Pops! Hi ya all! Another week gone. Time just flies! I have been making a thousand things, and having my sister in law over… well, I’ve been busy. (Also: we’ve put on a free quilting course, by Janeen van Niekerk. Take advantage of this course, because I can […]

10 Pretty Easter Wreaths to DIY

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10 Pretty Easter Wreaths to DIY w flowers, eggs & happy colors. I’m getting ready to create some Easter wreaths, so I did my research. Today I want to share my inspiration with you. In another post I’ll show you what I ended up making myself. To say that I’m getting a bit wreath-obsessed is […]

Humble Rosemary Wreath smells Wonderful & Promotes Health

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Learn how to make yourself a friendly & fresh smelling rosemary wreath, to give a 100% natural cheer to any place you wish to hang it. Ah, Easter wreaths, Spring wreaths, anytime of the year wreaths. I love them all! i JUST revised this post with 10 verrryyy pretty Easter Wreaths. And on that overview […]

DIY Cake Stand with Dome :: Anthropologie-copycat

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DIY Cake Stand with Dome :: Anthropologie-copycat

A DIY cake stand with dome is perfect for displaying chocolates, cakes or afternoon tea. Give your baked creations the presentation they deserve. A cake dome set is great for presenting in formal settings, special occasions and family gatherings. The dome helps preserve your cakes while adding loads of style and class. So, let’s make […]

50 DIY Wooden Furniture + Woodworking Projects

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Here they are: 50 fabulous woodworking & wooden furniture DIY projects, to be cherished by non-girly girls and DIY-ers like us. Yesterday I received a lovely email of a new newsletter reader who was hoping to get more woodworking projects. Well, I have a nice surprise for her & you: an overview of most of […]

Lovely Cabled Baby Blanket :: Free Knitting Pattern

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This is a blanket that you just want to snuggle with. What a perfect baby blanket … for babies … and for me…  (I suppose we could up-size it, couldn’t we?!)  Anyhow, working with this super soft wool in perfect pastel colors is of course THE thing to do this Fall. Comfy!!  Give yourself a […]

Make Your own Table Cloth

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… with this Happy Circus Hot Air Balloon Fabric! I just received it in another free craft supplies package by Wholeport. Unlike other times when it arrives, I vowed myself to make something with it RIGHT AWAY, whatever the package contained. And I did. As soon as I opened the package and saw the nice, […]

Recycled Books Home Décor a la Anthropologie

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  This display is by Anthropologie. Yes, I know. Soo inspirational. My local Italian library keeps on giving away old vintage Italian books. Amazing hey!? Some old books are fabulous with a true vintage looks, others  looks retro ‘60s / 70s, and others … a bit …mmmm… So far, I have picked up 7 old […]

Accordion Paper Fold Vessels

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Origami Art, from 1 sheet of paper. I know: it’s Halloween first, then US Thanksgiving craft, and only then … Christmas, but to me ‘the holidays’ are just one big season of thanksgiving, decorating, baking and gift giving. Hence this post today.     Last year, I made this 50-page series of gift wrapping, tags […]

Cascading Bucket Planter DIY

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Beautify your porch this Fall with a flower waterfall. You can actually implement this marvelous gardening idea  year-round, to give your porch, garden or terrace a lift.  This abundance of flowers set in a cascading bucket planter will put a smile on your face, even when it rains! Yes!!! We need it! Let’s do go […]

How to Mount a TV on the Wall

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OK. This isn’t a craft, but a worthwhile DIY project with a big impact on your livingroom’s overall appeal and tidy look. And, oh… it benefits your neck!!! Q: What’s ‘this’??!! This is a tutorial on how to mount that new flat TV screen on the wall, and hide those ugly TV cords while you […]

Glow in the Dark Halloween Projects

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Since I updated my article on how to make chicken wire garden ghosts as Halloween garden decorations with what would be the best glow-in-the-dark paint solution, I see glow-in-the-dark Halloween decorating projects everywhere. Let me share two that inspire me most.   1. Glow in the Dark – Mason Jars Image credit: From Panka with […]