DIY Photo Ornaments

Learn how to make these DIY Photo Ornaments for your Christmas tree in only a half hour!One of my favorite parts about the end of the year is looking back at all my photos and memories. Plus as you know, Christmas is in my top five of my favorite things about life, so this year, I decided to put the two activities together and make photo ornaments! Here’s how you can whip up a batch to add a personal and colorful touch to your tree in about a half hour:

Time: 30 minutes
Materials: photos, paint, decoupage, paint brush, balsa wood sheet, scissors, ribbon, hot glue gun

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DIY Hot Cocoa Party Favors

DIY Hot Cocoa Party FavorsNow that cold weather is finally here, it means it’s officially hot cocoa season. That’s right, for the next few months we can all enjoy all the cocoa we want, guilt free! If you plan on entertaining during the holidays, or are just looking to make some quick stocking stuffers, these DIY hot cocoa favors are the perfect stress free project. Plus they look much cuter than an ordinary bag of cocoa. Here’s how you can whip up a set in about ten minutes:

Time: 10 minutes
Materials: hot cocoa, test tubes, funnel, tablespoon, marshmallows, twine

DIY Hot Cocoa Party FavorsI recommend using plastic test tubes instead of glass because the last thing we all want while crafting is to clean up shards of glass (take it from me). Plastic tubes will also help make this a kid friendly craft if you’re looking for a fun teachers gift project.

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DIY Confetti Stamped Tablecloth

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DIY Confetti Stamped TableclothNow that cooler weather is here, it’s time to start thinking about fall and winter dinner parties! Because why would you want to trek out in the cold when you can serve a great meal to your friends in the comfort of your own home? To protect your table from those inevitable wine stains, and to make your decor pop, you can make this hand-stamped tablecloth in about one hour. Here’s how:

Time: 1 hour
Materials: cotton tablecloth, fabric paint, paint brush, rubber carving block, scissors

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10 Minutes or Less: DIY Ombre Planter

Learn to make these colorful and fun ombre planters in only 5 minutes!Yes it’s now technically fall, but that doesn’t mean it’s ever time to stop buying plants. Or potting them into colorful containers. If you want a quick and easy way to bring some brightness into your home to balance out the grey of the new season, then you’ll want to make these cute ombre planters ASAP! Here’s how:

Time: 5 minutes
Materials: planter, spray paint in two colors

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