Wreath Week: from TP tubes to Flowers and Berries

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From her crafty corner of Hungary, Lavender Girl is showing us how to make a beautiful Christmas wreath out of toilet paper rolls. Believe me, it’s worth using Google Translate to see what’s been coming together at Croissant and Lavender.

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Wall Art from Fabric Remnants

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“I have lots of fabric remnants,” says Amanda from Mommy is Coocoo. “I also have this big, blank wall in our newly painted guest bedroom. Hmmm . . .” Check out how she used her fabric and a collection of embroidery hoops to create an amazing art wall!

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Sunburst Mirror from Window Blinds

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Ashley at Bigger Than the Three of Us just might be a genius. When a window makeover left her with a bunch of used blinds, she turned them into a sunburst mirror. This may be the first time in the history of ever that mini-blinds have looked so cool!

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Curbside Corkboard Upcycle

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Don’t you love a good curbside find? Emily from Elizabeth Joan Designs spotted a discarded corkboard and says, “As soon as I saw this baby, I knew with the right makeover she would be perfect for my oldest son’s bedroom.” The final result is a “soaring” success!

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Sentimental Sign

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When Kelsey’s parents sold their rural property and moved across the country, they took several pieces of wood with them from the old barn that had stood on their acreage. Years later, Kelsey’s mom asked her to help turn on of those pieces of wood into something special, which she shared at Poofy Cheeks.

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Paint Chip Ombre Art

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Over at DIY Candy, Amy came up with a fun way to turn free paint chips into art. It’s a simple craft project that anyone can do with just a few basic craft supplies, an old frame, and a few leftover paint chips.

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Upcycled Magazine Wall Art

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I just discovered a really cool way to upcycle old magazines and make some uber-cool wall art, thanks to Kelly at Brit & Co. You have to see this.

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Sweater Wreath for Fall

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Dusty at All Things D&G had a bunch of sweaters destined for Goodwill until the temperatures dipped and inspiration struck! The result was this cozy, versatile fall wreath.

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