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DIY Rustic Wood Slice Wall Mounted Vase

DIY Rustic Wood Slice Vase DIY Rustic Wood Slice Wall Mounted Vase
Bring those beautiful blooming buds into your home with this rustic wall mounted vase. This home DIY is the perfect project for beginners looking to spruce up their space with a piece of shabby chic decor. Get your feet wet in the world of crafting with our step-by-step tutorial.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 20 Minutes
Age range: 12 and Up

Things you’ll need:
Large log slice
Alphabet stamps
Foam brush
Gold metallic acrylic paint or other colors of your choice
Small mason jar
Star lid
Nail
Push photo hanger
Hammer
Pencil
Cutting mat or ruler

Things to do:
1. The first step is adding the wall hanger to your log slice. Flip the log slice over to the back and use a hammer to secure the hanger 2 inches from the top center.
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2. On the front of the log slice, use a pencil to trace a straight line about 3 inches from the top.
3. Use a foam brush to apply a thin coat of paint to your alphabet stamps and stamp the word “bloom” along the pencil line.
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4. Next, find the center of the log slice and hammer a nail in place. This will serve as the hanger for your vase.
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5. The final step is screwing the star lid onto your mason jar, filling it with flowers, and displaying it!
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Easy DIY Mini Terrarium Magnets

Mini Terrarium Magnets Easy DIY Mini Terrarium Magnets
Here’s a project you can proudly display on your refrigerator! We love this simple tutorial that encourages you to get creative assembling artificial greenery to create the perfect terrarium.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 10 Minutes
Age range: 10 and Up

Things you’ll need:
Favor tins
Tiny wood slices
Artificial moss
Artificial succulents
Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Scissors
Magnets

Things to do:
1. Remove the lid from your tin.
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2. Use hot glue to attach wood slices to the bottom of the tin, covering the entire surface.
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3. Add moss to accent the wood slices. Use hot glue to hold the greenery in place.
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4. Trim pieces of succulent, leaving a ½ inch stem, and use hot glue to secure them in the moss.
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5. Replace the lid, pressing it firmly in place.
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6. Use hot glue to attach a magnet to the back of the tin.
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DIY Ring Display Holder

August 14, 2015 by Jessica Christman  
Filed under "How to" Videos, For the Home

Make Your Own Ring Holder DIY Ring Display Holder
Displaying your jewelry just got a lot more fun! This tutorial will show you how to create custom ring holders with felt and vintage photo frames for a personalized, rustic vibe. Grab your hot glue gun and let’s get started!

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 30 Minutes
Age range: 12 and Up

Things you’ll need:
Photo frame
Grey felt or other colors of you choice
Scissors
Pen
Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Cardboard

Things to do:
1. Remove the glass and back of your photo frame. Trace the shape of the glass onto a piece of cardboard and cut out the shape, minus a ½ inch around all sides.
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2. Trace the cardboard onto a sheet of felt and cut the sheet into a strip.
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3. Roll the felt until it is ½ inch in diameter. Run a line of hot glue down the end of the roll and secure it in place.
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4. Use hot glue to attach the roll to the sheet of cardboard, trimming any access length.
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5. Repeat steps 2-4 until the entire piece of cardboard is covered in felt rolls.
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6. Slip the piece of cardboard into the frame and enjoy displaying your rings!
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DIY Jute and Twine Ball Wreath

Jute Twine Ball Wreath DIY Jute and Twine Ball Wreath
You’ll love decorating your home with this cute DIY that shows off your crafting skills.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 30 Minutes
Age range: 12 and Up

Things you’ll need:
Styrofoam wreath form
Light, Medium, and Heavy Weight Jute
Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Scissors
Newspaper

Things to do:
1. Begin by using your heavy weight jute or yarn to cover the wreath form. Apply a small drop of hot glue and anchor the end of the rope to the wreath form. Wrap it around until all but three inches of the wreath is covered.
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2. Next, we’re going to create three yarn balls to decorate the wreath with. Crumple a piece of newspaper into a tight ball—This will serve as the base for your yarn balls. Apply a drop of hot glue to the newspaper and begin wrapping your string around until the entire surface is covered. Repeat this step until you have three finished balls in various sizes.
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3. Use hot glue to secure the yarn balls to the empty part of the wreath. Allow adequate time to dry before displaying.
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How to Make a Rustic Mason Jar Toothbrush Holder

Chicken Wire Toothbrush Holder How to Make a Rustic Mason Jar Toothbrush Holder
Choose a colored mason jar that matches the style of your home and experiment with upcycling! This DIY takes less than a minute to make, leaving you with a cute and functional piece of décor for your bathroom.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 1 Minute
Age range: 10 and Up

Things you’ll need:
Mason jar
Chicken wire
Wire cutters
Ruler
Pen

Things to do:
1. Unscrew the top of the mason jar and pop out the snap lid.
2. Lay a piece of chicken wire over the mouth of the mason jar and cut around the edge.
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3. Place the band on top of the chicken wire and press down firmly.
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4. Screw the band into place.
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DIY Felt Pen and Marker Holder

Felt Pen Marker Holder DIY Felt Pen and Marker Holder
Perfect for the budding artist in your life, this handy pen or pencil holder will keep your supplies organized in style! Customize the color of felt to create a thoughtful gift for the creative kids in your life.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 30 Minutes
Age range: 13 and Up

Things you’ll need:
Felt sheets
Markers
Craft knife and cutting mat
Scissors
Suede cord

Things to do:
1. Place your sheet of felt on a cutting mat and mark every 1 ½ inches.
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2. Cut a ½ inch incision on each of the marks.
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3. Repeat this step on the opposite side of the felt, cutting ½ incisions that mirror the first set.
4. Find the center of the felt and make two small holes on the end.
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5. Slide a piece of leather cord through the holes and knot it, leaving a long tail to wrap around the pen holder.
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6. Slip your markers or pens through the incisions, roll up the sheet of felt, and tie the leather cord.
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DIY Vintage Inspired Paper Tree Garland

Paper Tree Garland DIY Vintage Inspired Paper Tree Garland
Turn your living space into a cozy log cabin with this vintage tree garland. This project is a great way to reuse your old books, allowing you to transform weathered pages into shabby-chic decor.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 30 Minutes
Age range: 10 and Up

Things you’ll need:
Old book pages
Scissors
Hole punch
Jute
Hot glue gun and glue sticks

Things to do:
1. The first step is cutting out a triangle to use as a pattern for your trees. Rip out a piece of paper from an old book and lightly fold it in half. Cut half of a triangle shape and unfold it to reveal a perfectly symmetrical shape.
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2. Trace the triangle shape on a book page and cut it out. You’ll need three triangles for every tree on your garland.
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3. Apply a drop of hot glue to the top of a triangle and secure it to the middle of another triangle. Repeat this step until three triangles are attached, forming a tree.
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4. Cut out a small rectangle and attach it to the bottom of the tree, making a stump.
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5. Punch a hole in the top of the tree.
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6. String the trees on your length of garland.
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7. Finish your garland by tying a slipknot in both ends of the string. You can hang your garland from these loops.
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DIY Nautical Inspired Sisal Rope Placemat

Sisal Rope Placemat DIY Nautical Inspired Sisal Rope Placemat
This no-sew placemat adds the perfect homemade touch to your home décor. Make a set for your dining room table and accent them with a copper vase and fresh flowers for the perfect rustic-chic look.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 1 hour
Age range: 13 and Up

Things you’ll need:
Sisal rope
Scissors
Hot glue gun and glue sticks

Things to do:
1. Apply a drop of hot glue to the end of your piece of rope and fold it down over itself. This creates the center of your placemat. Hold the fold in place until the glue has dried completely.
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2. Once the center is dry, add a line of hot glue around the outside edge and start wrapping the rope around. Keep applying hot glue and wrapping until the placemat reaches your desired size.
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3. When the placemat is finished, cut the end and apply hot glue to the end of the piece and press it firmly against the side of the placemat. Hold it in place until it is dry and add another layer of hot glue to the tip of the rope. This will seal the end in place and keep your placemat from unraveling.
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DIY I Spy Jar Game

DIY I Spy Jar Game DIY I Spy Jar Game
“I spy, with my little eye…” How often did you play that game during long road trips with your family growing up? Do you play that game with your children today? It’s still a favorite of mine today! You don’t need a long road trip to play I Spy. Thanks to this DIY I Spy Jar Game, your children can go on the hunt for miniature toys no matter where they are.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 5 Minutes
Age range: 6 and Up

Things you’ll need:
Bean bag filler
Mason jar
Plastic animals
Scissors

Things to do:
1. Remove the lid from your mason jar.
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2. Cut a small hole in the corner of your bag of beanbag filler and pour the contents into the mason jar until it is ¾ full.
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3. Choose several plastic animals and place them in the mason jar.
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4. Screw the lid back on and enjoy!
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DIY Ribbon Bookmark

DIY Ribbon Bookmark DIY Ribbon Bookmark
This is the perfect DIY for book lovers! In a few simple steps, you can create a custom bookmark that is super cute! Have fun combining different ribbons and buttons to create a look that you love!

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 20 Minutes
Age range: 10 and Up

Things you’ll need:
Ribbon
Elastic cord
Buttons
Scissors
Needle
Thread

Things to do:
1. The first step is measuring a length of ribbon for your bookmark. Choose a book to use as your guide and wrap the ribbon around the outside to determine the proper length.
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2. After you’ve cut the ribbon, it’s time to sew a loop at each end. Use a needle and thread to sew the ends back, creating a 1-2 inch loop.
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3. Tie a piece of elastic cord through an end loop.
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4. The final step is sewing a button to the loop opposite of the elastic cord. Once it’s attached, loop the elastic cord around your button and enjoy your book!
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