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DIY Crafts, DIY Sewing, Thrift Store Crafts

Make Mittens from Thrift Store Sweaters

There’s nothing more meaningful than a handmade Christmas gift, and today’s DIY gift idea is no exception. These handmade mittens are extra special because they’re made in a very unique way – from thrift store sweaters! Read on to learn how to make these adorable, upcycled mittens plus learn my trick that keeps them from fraying as you make them. Pair them with some Rocky Mountain Soap Co hand care products and a sparkly ribbon bow, and you have a great gift for someone special!Continue reading

DIY Crafts, DIY Kids Activities

DIY Gift Card Holder Ideas (Video)

I love giving gift cards to teachers at the end of the year, and to friends throughout the year. I think they’re a great way to let the recipient choose what they want, and they’re also a good way to give an “experience” gift rather than a “thing” gift. The only thing I don’t like about gift cards? They’re not very creative! Enter these fun and cute DIY gift card holder ideas. These are simple to make and they’ll take your gift card gifts to the next level.Continue reading

DIY Crafts, Knitting & Crochet

How to Make an Arm Knit Blanket with a Fringe (Video) #12MonthsofDIY

One of my most favourite projects and the one that been the most popular on my blog this year is my arm knit blanket from January. As a cozy, final project for #12MonthsofDIY, I thought it would be perfect to re-visit this project, spruce it up a little, and share with you how to make an arm knit blanket with a fringe. Make sure to check out all of the other wonderful projects my blogging friends have made with our material this month – yarn!Continue reading

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