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DIY Dried Orange Garland and Citrus Ornaments

DIY Dried Citrus Orange Garland

As seen in Mother Earth Living Magazine I love homemade Christmas decorations, especially ones that are friendly to the environment. Today, as part of the the 12 Days of Handmade Christmas series, I’m sharing how to make a traditional dried orange garland and ornaments. The orange garlands are perfect for stringing on the tree and around your […]

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DIY Drink Coaster Christmas Ornaments

DIY Drink Coaster Ornaments | Holiday Craft by Maker Mama

The holiday season is prime time to get your make on, even better when the making is budget-friendly, too! I recently found myself up at a reuse store rifling through materials, letting my imagination run wild with the possibilities. I came across an assorted stash of drink coasters when all of a sudden a lightbulb […]

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DIY Reversible Sequin Fabric Board

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I’m super-thrilled to bring you this DIY project because I don’t get to do them as often as I’d like these days. Before I get into the details, let me tell you a little about the inspiration behind my DIY Reversible Sequin Fabric Board… Last month, my youngest daughter celebrated her 8th birthday (I mean, […]

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Glow Stick Photos–A Fun Alternative to Sparkler Pictures

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You may remember last summer when I shared my tutorial on How to Take Sparkler Photos. Well, this summer, I was recently on a yoga retreat with Mobile Om out in Marfa, Texas, and they hosted a Gloga night (aka yoga with glow sticks). I was there to photograph the retreat and had the challenge […]

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Upcycled Brown Bag Tissue Paper

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This post is sponsored by Global Purpose I’ve been seeing Global Purpose and their ethically sourced products popping up in my Instagram feed for a while now. So I was thrilled when they invited me to collaborate on a DIY project for their Giving Bags. One of the first things I always think about when […]

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