How to Make a Springtime Floral Carrot ‘Wreath’

Spring has sprung! Spruce up your front door with this adorable floral carrot hanging wreath. Add a pop of fun color to welcome the warm weather, along with the Easter Bunny.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 1 hour
Age range: 12 and up

Things You’ll Need:

4 Bunches of Tulips

2 Weatherproof Maidenhair Fern Bush

Wired Ribbon of your choice

Green Paddle Wire

Wire Cutters

Scissors

Things to do:

  1. Start by cutting the tulips from the bush

2. Bunch 3 of the flowers together, making one stick out a bit further from the other 2, as this will make the point of your carrot. Use your floral wire to wrap around the stems and secure the flowers together.

3. Continue wrapping bunches of 3 tulips with floral wire and adding onto existing flowers. This will help to build up your carrot.

4. Once you get to your desired length, it’s time for greenery! Start by fluffing it out and then cutting the majority of the stem off.

5. Place the greenery over the stems of the tulips. Wire the greenery around the stems and then cut off any extra tulip stems.

6. Get desired wired ribbon cut and ready to make your bow. Use the ribbon to personalize your piece. Make this yours! Use the wired ribbon to make fun spirals with the ends of your ribbon, simple wrapping it around for a fun finished look.

7. For ease of hanging, simply cut a small piece of floral wire and make a loop.

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DIY Valentine’s Day Wall Art

Give your loved ones a lasting reminder of what they mean to you this Valentine’s Day. This festive art is easy to make (even for the non-artists!) and is a lovely reflection of the way you feel.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 1 hour
Age range: 12 and up

Things you’ll need:
Red felt
10-inch canvas
Black, white, red paint
Red marker
Red buttons
Tacky glue
Stencil tape
Pencil
Paint brush

Things to do:
1. Measure down 1″ and mark the canvas. Continue to mark the canvas every 1 1/2 “.
2. Cover the marks with tape.
3. Paint the canvas with black paint, covering the tape.
4. When the paint has dried, pull the tape back to reveal the stripes.
5. Write ‘Me + You’ in pencil and cover the letters with red marker. If you want to make the letters a little fancier, you can add paint dots with the end of a paintbrush.
6. Cut out a heart shape from a 6″ square of felt.
7. Arrange the buttons on the felt heart and use glue to attach them.
8. Glue the button heart onto the canvas.

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How to Make a Cupid Heart Wall Hanging

It’s the season of love! This cupid’s arrow wreath is a cute addition to your front door or shelf decor. Coordinate the color of your burlap ribbon to match your home for a lovely, Valentine’s Day display.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 20 minutes
Age range: 12 and up

Things you’ll need:
Styrofoam heart
Burlap ribbon
Dowel
Felt
Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Ribbon
Scissors

Things to do:
1. Use hot glue to attach the end of a piece of ribbon to the back of your wreath form. Wrap it around the heart shape until the entire surface is covered.
2. Push a dowel rod through at an angel, making your arrow.
3. Cut a felt heart from a 1 3/4 ” square of felt.
4. Cut a 1 3/4 ” feather shape from felt.
5. Use hot glue to attach the shapes to either end of the dowel.
6. Tie a loop of ribbon and use hot glue to attach it to the back of the wreath, creating a hanger.

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Wired Button Valentine’s Heart Ornament Tutorial

Dress up your space this Valentine’s Day with a button heart! This mini door hanger is the perfect rainy day project for your kids or yourself!

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 30 minutes
Age range: 12 and up

Things you’ll need:
Buttons
Craft wire
Pearl bead stand
Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Heart cookie cutter
Wire cutters

Things to do:
1. Double your wire and wrap it around the heart cookie cutter. Twist the ends together so the shape holds.
2. Thread the buttons through with beading wire. Vary the sizes on the strand.
3. Next, attach your buttons to the wire heart. Use hot glue to sandwich the wire between the buttons on the wire and a loose matching button on the other side.
4. Use hot glue to attach the pearl beads to either side of the heart, creating a hanger.

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Valentine’s Day Pom Pom Wreath Tutorial

Dress up your front door with this conversation heart wreath! It’s super simple to make and adds a fun pop of color to your seasonal decor.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 30 minutes
Age range: 12 and up

Things you’ll need:
Pom poms (large and small)
Felt hearts
Styrofoam wreath form
Hot glue gun and glue sticks

Things to do:
1. Use hot glue to attach the felt hearts to the Styrofoam wreath.
2. Fill the empty space with pompoms, using hot glue to secure them in place. Try to vary the colors so the wreath looks full and vibrant!

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DIY Farmhouse Valentine’s Wood Bead Garland Tutorial

This home accessory is the perfect accent piece for your shelves or table centerpiece. Wrap it around a vase or display it next to a photo frame to celebrate love this season.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 20 minutes
Age range: 12 and up

Things you’ll need:
Beads (unfinished wood, white, red, and striped)
Jute
Paint (red and white)
Paintbrush
Ribbon
Wood tag
Sandpaper
Stencil
Stencil tape
Stencil brush
Scissors
Ruler

Things to do:
1. Paint your wood tag red and let it dry.
2. Sand the edges to smooth any roughness.
3. Position your stencil and tape it in place. Apply paint to transfer the design.
4. Cut 24″ of jute and tie the tag on the end.
5. String the beads in a repeating pattern until you have about 3″ of cord left.
6. Make a tassel by cutting 25 10″ lengths of jute. Add some ribbons in with the jute to give a little color.
7. Tie the tassel on by folding the string in half and tying them with the end of the bead cording. Slide the end of the knot up into the beads and trim the tassel to your desired length.
8. Tie matching ribbon above the tag.

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2 Quick and Easy Christmas Napkin Folds Tutorial


Take your holiday table to the next level with these festive napkins! Both folding patterns are quick and simple, so you’ll have your places set in no time!

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 5 minutes
Age range: 8 and up

Things you’ll need:
Napkins
Napkin rings

Things to do:

Christmas Tree:

1. Fold your napkin into fourths.
2. Spin the square until the point with all of the napkin corners is at the top. Fold each corner down to the opposite side of the square.
3. Fold the sides of the square in, creating a triangle shape.
4. Tuck the ends of the napkin corners up, creating straight lines across for the branches.

Festive Bow:

1. Roll your napkin up and slide a napkin ring on to the center.
2. Fold the end through the center napkin ring and pull it through until it creates a half-bow shape.
3. Repeat step two with the other side to complete the bow.

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DIY Modern Clay Christmas Ornaments

Forget the Christmas cookies – Use your cookie cutters to make clay ornaments this year! These ornaments are simple and fun for any age and look lovely hanging on a Christmas tree.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 1 hour
Age range: 6 and up *younger ages need assistance

Things you’ll need:
Clay
Gold paint
Parchment paper
Knife
Thin ribbon
Christmas cookie cutter
Paint brush
Dowel
Scissors
Clear glaze spray
Rolling pin

Things to do:
1. Work clay in your hands until it’s soft and warm. Roll it out on a piece of parchment paper until it’s 1/4 ” thick. Be sure your hands and rolling pin are clean before working with the clay.
2. Use your cookie cutter to cut out your ornament shapes.
3. Use a dowel of the end of a paint brush to make indents in the tree shape. These will be your ornaments.
4. Push a hole through the top of the tree. This will be your ornament hanger.
5. If there are any rough edges on your ornament, trim them off with a knife.
6. Bake the ornament at 275 degrees for 45 minutes.
7. When the ornament has cooled, paint in the indents and the edge of the tree with gold paint.
8. Spray clear glaze on the ornament and let it dry.
9. Thread a piece of ribbon through the hold at the top and knot the ends to create a hanger.

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How to Make a Snowy Winter Forest Wreath Tutorial


This cozy wreath brings a bit of winter wonderland magic to your home! Hang it on your front door to dress up your stoop or inside by the fire and stay cozy.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 30 minutes
Age range: 8 and up

Things you’ll need:
Large grapevine wreath
Bottle brush trees (green and white)
Diamond Dust
Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Tacky glue
Wire cutters

Things to do:
1. Cut off the bases of your trees with wire cutters.
2. Use hot glue to attach the trees to the inside of the wreath. Vary the color and sizes of trees to create a more natural, forest look.
3. Drip tacky glue around the wreath and on the trees. Sprinkle a heavy layer of glitter on to the glue and let it dry completely.

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How to Make a Spool Snowman Ornament Tutorial

This festive, frosty the snowman ornament is the perfect snowy day project! Kids will love painting and gluing the pieces together to create an ornament of their own.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 15 minutes
Age range: 12 and up

Things you’ll need:
Large spool
Small spool
Narrow ribbon
Black, white and orange paint
Hot glue and glue sticks
Bells (small and large)
Scissors
Sealer spray
Paint brush
Stylist

Things to do:
1. Paint your large spool white and small spool black. Let the paint dry.
2. Paint the top edge of the large spool black.
3. Paint an orange nose, black eyes, and black coal pieces for a mouth on the white spool.
4. Spray with sealer.
5. Use hot glue to attach the small spool on top of the large spool.
6. Cut a 12″ piece of ribbon and thread it through a small bell. Glue it to the top of the black spool.
7. Glue a large bell to the bottom of the white spool, covering the hole.
8. Tie a ribbon scarf around the neck of the snowman.

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