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Autumn Leaves

Autumn inspired elements and fall tones create a beautifully decorated gift design perfect for any occasion. Scotch® Quick Dry Tacky Glue easily secures fabric leaves to the gift to add an ornamental accent. This...

Kooky Pumpkin

Permanent pumpkins are a great way to dress up your home for Halloween. They are fun to make and can be reused year after year. Painting the face yellow gives the illusion of being...

Wailing Ghost

This ghost display is sure to chill your home as either a table centerpiece or a decorative accent. I used household items to create this Halloween craft. Click here to see how I created...

Scared Pumpkin

Terracotta planters are perfect for creating a jack-o-lantern face. Planting tall grass in the pot completes the scared look. Place the planter on a small bale of hay, add some mini pumpkins and you...

Flowering Tin

A tin beautifully decorated with flowers, pretty paper and ribbon adds interest and dimension to a plain metal tin. This reusable container is a great way to hold a gift or food items. Using...

Picture Frame Chalkboard

A framed chalkboard is a great way to remind yourself of things you need to do or you can write yourself fun inspirational notes each day. Rather than fumbling around looking for a pen and something...

Decorative Planter

Here is a fun way to repurpose a plain terracotta planter and turn it into a whimsical decorative gift container. Apply paint with a sponge and accent it with natural elements such as small...

Victorian Covered Box

Here is another design I created using the soft color palette. I just love the muted tones. This beautifully decorated paper Mache box would make a great addition to any gift. This box not...