Upcycled Bath Mat

I’m sharing a super-easy upcycled bath mat how-to over on DIY Candy today. Have any other easy thrift store projects? Feel free to link up in the comments below (I’d love to add more to my thrift store Pinterest board!).  Follow Maker Mama’s board Thrift Store Junkie on Pinterest.

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DIY Photo Backdrop

This post contains affiliate links. It’s been a goal of mine to improve the photo quality of my posts and projects here on the blog. I just got my first 50mm lens for my mirrorless Sony a6000 (which I love), and am putting my palm to my forehead for not getting it sooner. Another big […]

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Giant Paper Bag Puppets on PBS Crafts for Kids

Today I’m crafting over at PBS Parents with these giant paper bag puppets. Inspired by my own kids’ big imaginations, I’m excited to start sharing more projects for little hands. So grab your brown grocery bags,  some fabric scraps, your glue gun, and let’s make some fun! Happy making! 

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7 Ways to Find Creative Inspiration


I began my creative journey writing and illustrating my own storybooks as a little girl, and continued on to overly dramatic poetry as a teenager. I loved making my own dollhouse furniture and accessories, and as I got older my bedroom was my biggest canvas, collaged from wall to wall with my favorite images torn […]

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