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My Etsy Picks: Home Decor

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My Etsy Picks: Home Decor

This week was a busy one so far, and it’s only Tuesday! Last Wednesday, the Husband and I met with a realty guy to maybe think about possibly starting to possibly look at houses to buy. By Sunday we had two houses to go look at, and we saw three more today… in a crazy scary thunderstorm, might I add! It’s all moving much quicker than I anticipated (seriously, thinking of putting an offer in on a house in under a week makes me freak out!), but I love seeing the houses- and seeing how they are decorated! No matter when we move (or to where!), I know I’ll need some new wonderful decorations for the house! Continue reading My Etsy Picks: Home Decor

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Featured Etsy Shop: Studio Shir

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Featured Etsy Shop: Studio Shir

Today’s featured shop is all the way from Isreal! Her name is Shir and her Etsy shop, Studio Shir, is filled with adorably designed notebooks, cards, digital downloads and more! Check out our interview below and download a very special gift that Shir made JUST for Katie Crafts readers: printable banners and instructions on how to make them! Continue reading Featured Etsy Shop: Studio Shir

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4th of July Mason Jar Candles

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Project: 4th of July Mason Jar Candles

Fourth of July is coming up quickly! If you are looking for a cute little hostess gift to bring to the person who is throwing the annual July 4th BBQ, or if you want a pretty table scape for your own picnic table, this DIY is perfect! It’s fast, easy and you’ll have adorable little mason jar candle holders ready in no time! Continue reading 4th of July Mason Jar Candles

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How To Make Your Own Washi Tape!

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Project: How To Make Your Own Washi Tape. . . in 3 different ways!

Did you read Monday’s post about how completely awesome washi tape is? No? You should probably check it out now, so that you have ideas in your head on what you will use this tape for as you’re making it! My sister is visiting for the next week and a half, and she and I tried out THREE different ways to make it. They are all very similar, using similar materials, but the process differs slightly. Let’s take a look at each of them below! Continue reading How To Make Your Own Washi Tape!

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5 Uses For: Washi Tape

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5 Uses For… Washi Tape!

I have a confession. Up until about three months ago, I’d never used washi tape. I knew all about it, thought it was cute, but just never had the impulse to buy any. I thought it was just glorified masking tape (okay, so it kind of is) – but it makes sealing packages or closing letters so cute and special! Then I started looking up other uses for it, and now I’m hooked. Here are five different ways I’ve found to use washi tape that you might enjoy too!

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Origami with The Husband: Traditional Standing Bird

Project: Traditional Standing Bird Origami Tutorial

Hey again, everyone! I decided to keep up my origami creature theme and try my hand (talon?) at making a bird! I decided on something slightly easier (and more kid-friendly!) than your typical crane, so we’re just going to make a traditional standing bird this time around. It uses one piece of paper and is pretty darn easy to make! Continue reading Origami with The Husband: Traditional Standing Bird