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DIY Mardi Gras Masks (How to Make a Carnival Mask)

Making beautiful Venetian Carnival DIY Mardi Gras Masks are very easy. With just a few inexpensive items from the craft store, a plain plastic mask can be transformed into elaborate Mardi Gras masks and beautiful works of art. They can be accented with metallic paint, ribbon, gold accents, rhinestones, and… Read more
DIY Mardi Gras Wine Bottle Decorations

DIY Mardi Gras Wine Bottle Decorations (DIY Mardi Gras Centerpieces)

You can easily create beautiful DIY Mardi Gras wine bottle decorations  for your Mardi Gras theme party using things you may already have around your house along with inexpensive things from the craft store. I created these festive bottle decorations from empty bottles, multi-surface acrylic paint and 3-dimensional paint. This… Read more
Gold Mardi Gras Mask

DIY Mardi Gras Mask (Easier to Make Than it Looks)

Learn how to make this beautiful DIY Mardi Gras mask using inexpensive items from the craft store. This elaborate Mardi Gras mask is easier to make than it looks using an inexpensive mask, craft foam, gold acrylic paint and dimensional paint.  I have a fascination with Italian ‘Carnevale’ Mardi Gras… Read more
Heart Shaped Chocolate Covered Strawberries

How to Make Heart Shaped Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Learn how to make heart-shaped chocolate-covered strawberries for a fun Valentine’s Day dessert. It’s easy to make heart-shaped strawberries for a perfect Valentine’s day edible decor. These chocolate-covered hearts can be used as a garnish for ice cream, cupcakes, or served with Champagne. A romantic Valentine’s Day Gift would be… Read more

Valentine’s Napkin Rings

I like to add a little romance to a Valentine’s Day dinner with pretty napkin rings but never wanted to buy them for just one night. I came up with an easy and inexpensive solution. I love to reuse household items so I created napkin rings from a paper towel… Read more
Painted Bubble Wrap Valentine's Box

Stunning DIY Valentine’s Day Gift Box (Painted Bubble Wrap)

Create a beautiful DIY Valentine’s gift box with painted bubble wrap. I am always looking for new ways to reuse what I already have on hand. I had the idea of painting bubble wrap to give my DIY Valentine’s Day gift boxes and bags a nice textured almost beaded look.… Read more