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In crafting there are no mistakes, just unique creations. — Sizzix

Crafting is my happy place. If you’re my soul sister, then jump in. You’ll find all sorts of DIY craft ideas for adults and kids – everything from colored wooden bead garlands to upcycling pre-loved furniture and amazing homecoming mums, I’ll share step by step tutorials so you can see what worked for me – and what didn’t – and don’t be shy to share your results!

Media Day Ideas

Media Day Ideas

Media Day can be a bit tiresome for the kids waiting around for the pro photographer. Lighten it up a bit with these fun selfie props.

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Custom Door Decorations for Traveling Teams

Custom Door Decorations for Traveling Teams

I’m not the team mom. Somehow though, I became the team mom who does the door decorations for travel weekends for our club soccer team.I’ve been doing it for about a year now, and you can see the progression of my creations here,and here. Previously, I was really...

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How to Make Adorable Flower Fairies (Easily!)

These adorable flower fairies are easy to make, and completely adaptable to whatever season or party theme you need.

Easy Soccer Locker Decorations for Traveling Teams (and Teens)

Members of traveling kids’ teams hang these soccer door hangers on their hotel room doors so they know which room their friends are in.

Mini Farmhouse Wreath Craft Project

This easy mini-farmhouse wreath craft, uses Dollar Tree mini-pallets, a snippet of Christmas garland and a few other bits and pieces you may already have in your craft cupboard. Check it out!

Kentucky Derby Inspired Wall Art Craft

This Kentucky Derby inspired wall art craft was fun and easy to make and can be adapted for any occasion or celebration.

DIY Lantern Tile Christmas Ornaments

DIY Lantern Tile Christmas Ornaments

“Hey, what are we making this year for our Christmas presents?” Each year, me and my bestie in Ohio, virtually make similar gifts to give to all our friends and family. “Mosaic tile ornaments,” because Molly’s always up on the trends. “Um, say what?” Me, not on Tik...

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National Park Inspired Crafts (Part One)

National Park Inspired Crafts (Part One)

I have a really fun video to share with you today. It's a little peek into my crafting club called The Craft Exchange. I started it back in 2013, meeting several times a year to nerd out on crafting techniques and projects. Since I don’t often share what we are doing...

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Make Your Own Mercury Glass!

Make Your Own Mercury Glass!

Mercury glass is so pretty, so festive for the holidays, but sometimes so expensive. So in this post and video,  I'm going to show you how you can make your own mercury glass out of any old glass jars you have laying around. It's really simple, easy, and fast! It's...

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Texas Homecoming Mums Supplies and Unboxing

Texas Homecoming Mums Supplies and Unboxing

It's almost HOCO mum season! A few weeks ago I decided it was time to prep, and by prep I mean go back to this awesome mum specialty store, called  The Sale Place, where you can get all of the mum supplies you could ever need. I like to go there once a year to scope...

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Paint Pouring Projects

Paint Pouring Projects

Not sure how many paint pouring videos I've watched, but I finally got brave enough to try it myself. In true Trista style, I not only wanted to test out the technique, I committed to making eight of them for an upcoming craft exchange, and on top of boxes...

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Mardi Gras Subway Art

Mardi Gras Subway Art

Everything you love about New Orleans and the holiday that makes it famous, all on one sign! If you’ve ever experienced Mardi Gras in person, every one of these words will stir up a memory. If Mardi Gras is still on your bucket list, then this is your “must-do” list. It’s perfect for your at home party, or as a page in your scrapbook. 

 

Laissez les bons temps rouler! 

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