5 Ways to Upcycle Your Fabric Scraps

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I don’t know many crafters who don’t have a stash of fabric scraps somewhere. Some of them have much bigger stashes than others ( I won’t name any names…we know who we are), but the feeling of being unable to throw away such pretty pieces of fabric–no matter how small–is mutual. Here are five fun ways to upcycle fabric scraps–or just to get an excuse to collect lots of pretty fabric–with projects for around your home. Enjoy!

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5 Ways to Marble Home Decor

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I did a little looking and found some fantastic home decor ideas you can make yourself using techniques similar to the one I used to make my marbled picture mats. Colorful marble textures are definitely the next big trend, so I recommend trying out one of these quick and easy projects. Enjoy!

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10 Ways to Show Your American Pride

10 American Pride Projects

Next week, we have a big event coming up here in America. It’s America’s birthday, otherwise known as the 4th of July! You know I love to show off my American spirit with crafts and other patriot-themed projects. I just didn’t realize how many red-white-and-blue crafts I’ve posted over the years to celebrate life in the US of A….until I started rounding them up this morning. Just in case you need a few ideas for joining in the celebration of America, this week, here are 10 Ways to show Your American Pride made by myself and my talented contributors. Enjoy!

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Recycled Wine Cork Book Boxes

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I know there are many wine enthusiasts out there.  Wine drinking has become a hobby in America.  Unfortunately I don’t drink wine.  I guess I am not sophisticated enough and still have the palate of 3 year old.  But I am hopeful I will find a wine a like SOMEDAY. However, I love the corks and the bottles and all the ways to upcycle them.  Today Carmel is showcasing a project that uses corks and books to create little storage accessories for your bookshelves or desk.

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