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Have you used Mod Podge? 2. Do you really call it Mod Podge? Because I am pretty sure I have been going around this entire week calling it Hodge Podge. Um anyway. So I had the greatest idea to upcycle some bracelets (see: I saw it on an Etsy shop and thought, Hey I could do that for a fraction of the cost) and this gunk was in order. Anyway, I took a plain bangle from the jewelry box and cut up strips of a map and voila – instant cool bracelet. DIY Wedding Favor Contest Tin Can Strawberry Plants. Today’s DIY contest entry comes from Melanie Blodgett of You Are My Fave.

DIY Wedding Favor Contest Tin Can Strawberry Plants

We love the idea of incorporating plants as your wedding favor, whether it’s fruit (seen here), herbs, or even flowers! Reminder: Our DIY Favor Contest is still open to submissions! Submit any and all wedding favor ideas by April 3rd. Materials: - sheet metal or a piece of wood painted with magnetic primer - empty tin cans, label removed - twine - tags - stamp (or just pretty handwriting) - strong magnets - strawberry plants and soil (herbs, wheat grass, moss or flowers would work well too) - mini flag (made with a skewer and ribbon) Instructions: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Tutorial Tuesday: Easy Button Magnets. These cute little buttons may just be the easiest craft project ever.

Tutorial Tuesday: Easy Button Magnets

They use minimal supplies and only take 5 minutes to make. I must say this is my kind of craft. Packaged nicely I think these button magnets would make an excellent stocking stuffer. Mustache mug. A fun, easy and silly gift to give the cute men in our lives this Father's Day.

mustache mug

First, draw a mustache on the top of your mug with a sharpie marker. As you can see mine took a couple times to get right. Second, trace around the edges of the drawn mustache with your Pebeo pen. Next, fill in the mustache with your Pebeo gel stain. This is a picture of one coat. Be patient because it will take a couple of coats to get the look you are going for. Lastly, follow the directions of the stain. Ta Da...the cutest little mug I have ever seen. Fill with a favorite drink or candy and pass it on to the men in your life. Happy Father's Day! As you can tell, I might have a hard time giving mine up.


Succulent teacups. Dolly lamp. DIY storybook paper roses. DIY storybook paper roses You’re going to love today’s DIY project so much that you’re going to want to start tearing pages out from old books tonight!

DIY storybook paper roses

Remember the storybook roses in Shanna + Richard’s wedding? Sweet, right? Floral designer, Cathy Brim of Bloom Floral Design created the elegant branch bouquets seen in their ceremony using Valerie Lloyd’s paper roses design, and now we’re jumping-out-of-the-pages excited that Valerie is sharing her DIY secrets with you! <img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-17711" title="diy-paper-flowers-1" src="<a pearltreesdevid="PTD650" rel="nofollow" href=" class="vglnk"><span pearltreesdevid="PTD651">http</span><span pearltreesdevid="PTD653">://</span><span pearltreesdevid="PTD655">www</span><span pearltreesdevid="PTD657">.

Craft Supplies:Paper Grosgrain Ribbon, ½ Width cut to 4 inch lengths 16 Gauge Wire cut to 15 inch lengths Glue Gun Glue Sticks (low temp) Scissors Wire Cutters Step 1: Gather materials. Step 2: Cutting. Step 3: Shaping. Wooden clothes hangers + Repurposed = Jewelry Organization! Welcome!

Wooden clothes hangers + Repurposed = Jewelry Organization!

If you are new to Household6Diva I would love for you to subscribe via RSS feed or Email. I would also love to connect with you via Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. Thanks for stopping by - I hope to see more of you! If you follow my blog on Facebook, you might have noticed some chatter about some more Junkin Treasures I found this weekend! Two lovely old suitcases and a small pile of wooden clothes hangers. What to do? When Miss Ree blogged about her “Jewlery Holder” back in December, I just HAD to have one! (This photo from PDubs Flickr stream) So back to my hangers… I pre-drilled some holes with our drill and placed hooks one inch apart…. Then I untangled a spider’s nest carefully hung some of my necklaces… and above them, some purty bracelets to keep them company… Dictionary Tea Light Variety Pak by CarolinaCottage.