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Fall Flower Pots

Fall Flower Pots

Fall Flower Pots

Don’t stow away those summer flower pots! You can create GORGEOUS fall themed flower pots that will look lovely gracing your front doorstep.

Fall Flower Pots

Supplies: Flower Pots, Spray Paint (I used Design Master spray paint in Olive Bright, Orange and Yellow). You’ll also need Halloween or Fall themed vinyl. I used images from Decorating Your Life. It’s also helpful to have a piece of sandpaper on hand, in case you need correct any extra paint “oopseys.”

Fall Flower Pots

Spray Paint the flower pots. Here are a few  tips.

Spray Painting Tips

1. If you turn the pots upside down, you’ll get a nice clean look

2. If any paint happens to get on the rim of the pot, lightly rub the area with sandpaper to get rid of the paint.

3. It’s important to follow the directions on the can and if it says to shake the can for 3 minutes before spraying– do it! You’ll be glad when you get a great result.

4. Wear gloves and a face mask for when spray painting.

5. Wipe the nozzle clean after each spray to help prevent the dreaded dips. If you do get a drip, immediately tap the area with your (gloved) finger. You can cover it up with your next coat of spray paint.

6. If you do a lot of spray painting, it may be worth it to invest in a painter’s drop cloth. I use mine over and over and over… you get the idea.

Fall Flower Pots

After the paint is dry, apply vinyl.

Fall Flower Pots

Add some gorgeous flowers like gerbera daisies, pansies or violas.

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Frosted Pumpkin Vase

Frosted Pumpkin Vase

DIY Recycled Pumpkin Vase

Howdy Friends! Recycle or “Upcycle”projects are my favorites. I enjoy the challenge of taking trash and transforming it into something pretty and useful.

DIY Recycled Pumpkin Vase

I started off with an Apple Juice Bottle. The first thing I did was to remove the labels (a good soak in some warm water does the trick). Other supplies: masking tape, Design Masters “Tint It” paint in Mango, green multi-surface craft paint (I used DecoArt in Grass), an X-Acto Knife, green twine and hot glue.

DIY Recycled Pumpkin Vase

1. Use masking tape to cover the top of the bottle and the leaves.

DIY Recycled Pumpkin Vase

2. Use an exacto knife to trim tape around leaves

 DIY Recycled Pumpkin Vase

3. Spray the bottle with Design Masters Tint It in Mango.

DIY Recycled Pumpkin Vase

4. Remove the tape and paint the leaves with green multi-surface craft paint.

DIY Recycled Pumpkin Vase

5. Wrap twine around the stem, securing with hot glue.

DIY Recycled Pumpkin Vase

6. Add flowers

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7 Lovely Fall Wreaths

7 Lovely Fall Wreaths

Here are some beautiful fall wreaths, featured at Project Inspire{d}:

Fall Wreaths

Candy Corn Pom Pom Wreaths by Little Miss Celebration

Fall Burlap Wreath by Anything and Everything

Green Beaded Wreath by Delineate Your Dwelling

Mesh Burlap Fall Wreath by Our Crafty Mom

Fall Fabric Wreath by My 1929 Charmer

Fall Banner by Anderson and Grant

All A Quiver Autumn Door Decor by Sadie Seasongoods

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Mary Beth at Cupcakes and Crinoline

Malia at Yesterday on Tuesday

Steph at The Silly Pearl

Diane at An Extraordinary Day

Seahawks Candy Jar

Seahawks Candy Jar

Seahawks Decor and More

 Supplies

Materials: Terra Cotta Flower Pot, Glass Bowl or Beta Fish Bowl, E-6000 Glue, DecoArt America Acrylic Paint in Spring Green, and DuraClear varnish. Embellish with Seahawks-themed Duck Tape and ribbon. You’ll also need paintbrushes and Glue Dots or hot glue. Blue and green Sixlet candy. All materials available at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond.

Seahawks Candy Jar

Instructions

1. Paint flower pot white.

DIY Seahawks Candy Jar

2. Then paint it green (will take three coats of paint).

DIY Seahawks Candy Jar

3. Paint on a layer of DuraClear Varnish and let dry.

DIY Seahawks Candy Jar

4. Use E-6000 glue to glue glass bowl or beta fish bowl to upside down flower pot. Let it set overnight.

DIY Seahawks Candy Jar

5. Embellish with Seahawks Duck Tape and/or ribbon.

Seahawks Decor and More

If you like FOOTBALL themed projects, check out this post featuring Seahawks Decor and More.

Seahawks Decor and DIY Projects

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Candy Apples

Candy Apples

Hi Folks! So do you happen to have some clear ornaments left over from last Christmas? There are plenty of fun things you can do with them, including making “Candy Apples.”

DIY Candy Apples

I have been hanging on to some glass ornaments for {ahem} a few years now! I was about to donate them to charity, when I got an idea to make them into applies instead.

DIY Candy Apples

Supplies: Clear glass or plastic ornaments, red and green Sixlet candy, Glue Dots, googly eyes, leaves, yellow and brown pipe cleaners.

 DIY Candy Apples

1. Fill the ornament with candy.

DIY Candy Apples

2. Using Glue Dots, add googly eyes and a leaf. Note: Don’t use hot glue– it can cause the ball the explode.

DIY Candy Apples

3. Fold the brown pipe cleaner into an “M” shape (each fold is about 1/2 inch long) and attach to top of ornament with a Glue Dot.

DIY Candy Apples

4. Cut a 2 inch piece of yellow pipe cleaner off and make a smile shape. Use a Glue Dot to add it to apple.

 DIY Candy Apples

Do you have any glass ornaments? What are you planning on making with them?

For more apple projects, check out this  posts: 25 Awesome Apple Projects

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Seahawks Decor and More

Seahawks Decor and More

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Seahawks Decor and DIY Projects

Seahawks Candy Bouquet

Seahawks Decor and More

Materials: Mason Jar, Americana Crystal Glass Enamels in Blue, brown scrapbook paper, white artist’s tape, wooden dowels, hot glue, Seahawks licensed ribbon and green tulle. You’ll also need  a styrofoam ball, candy bars, Skittles and paper towels. Craft supplies available at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond.

Instructions:

1. Pour the glass enamel into the Mason Jar and gently swirl it around.

2. Turn the glass upside down and let the paint coat the sides. Note: You will have to keep an eye on it, moving it to a new spot on the paper towel as the paint drips out.

3. When glass is dry, add Seahawks ribbon.

4. Place the styrofoam ball inside the jar.

5. Cut a piece of brown scrapbook paper 4 x 4 1/2 inches. Fold around candy bar. Make “football” laces with artist’s tape.

6. Glue the candy to the dowels and place in jar.

5. Add green tulle

Hawks House Door Hanger

Seahawks Decor and More

Materials: Wooden Football shape by Darice, DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint in Navy Blue, Spring Green and White. You’ll also need letter stickers or a paint pen, paintbrushes (both foam and fine brushes) and Seahawks themed ribbon and stapler for hanging. Craft supplies available at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond.

Instructions:

1. Paint the wooden shape white, and let it dry.

2. Using a dabbing motion, apply navy paint to football, using photo as a guide.

3. Add green paint to football, let it dry.

4. Add stickers “Hawks” and “Home.”

5. Cut a piece of ribbon to desired length and staple to back of football.

 “12” Glass

Seahawks Decor and More

Materials: Green Mason Jar, glass candle stick holder, Americana Crystal Glass Enamels in Blue, E-6000 glue and “12” Vinyl from Decorating Your Life. Craft supplies available at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond.

1. Paint candle holder with glass enamel paint and let it dry.

2. Add vinyl to Green Mason Jar

3. Glue Mason Jar and candle stick holder together with E-6000 glue.

Seahawks Decor and More

Play Football Tray

Materials: Wooden Tray, DecoArt Americana Paint in Spring Green, vinyl by Decorating Your Life. Craft supplies available at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond.

Instructions:

1. Paint tray green (make take 2-3 coats) and let dry.

2. Apply vinyl, following package instructions.

Football Treats

Seahawks Decor and More

Materials: Football Cookie Cutter and white icing from Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond. To make treats you’ll need 3 tbsp of butter, 5 cups on mini marshmallows and 6 cups of Cocoa Puffs cereal.

Directions:

1. Spray cooking spray in a glass casserole dish.

2. Melt butter and marshmallows in a large saucepan.

3. Stir in cereal and pour mixture in casserole dish.

4. After it hardens, cut out footballs with cookie cutters.

5. Make football designs with white icing.

Seahawks Candy Jar

Seahawks Decor and More

 

Materials: Terra Cotta Flower Pot, Glass Bowl or Beta Fish Bowl, E-6000 Glue, DecoArt America Acrylic Paint in Spring Green, and DuraClear varnish. Embellish with Seahawks-themed Duck Tape and ribbon. You’ll also need paintbrushes and Glue Dots or hot glue. Blue and green Sixlet candy. All materials available at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond.

Instructions:

1. Paint flower pot green (will take three coats of paint).

2. Paint on a layer of DuraClear varnish and let dry.

3. Use E-6000 glue to glue glass bowl or beta fish bowl to upside down flower pot. Let it set overnight.

4. Embellish with Seahawks Duck Tape and/or ribbon.

Hawks Polymesh Wreath

Seahawks Decor and More

Materials: one roll of polymesh in blue, one polymesh wreath base in blue, scissors. Football ornaments from Darice. Craft supplies available at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond.

Instructions

1. Start with the inner circle of the wreath form. Gather together one of the ends of the polymesh. Use two of the evergreen wires, twist them around the gathered end to hold it in place.

2. Make a loop 12″ to 14″ long (you can make them bigger or smaller), pinch it together and wrap the next set of wires around it so that it forms a puffy loop.

3. Continue around the inner circle and cut off.

4. Repeat the instructions you did just on the outer circle.

5. Add bow and football ornaments.

DIY Florists’ Bow (makes a 6″ bow)

Materials: 1 1/2 yards of ribbon and 6″ length of wire or chenille stem

Instructions:

1. Loop ribbon back and forth (twisting in the middle after each loop, if ribbon is single sided).

2. Wrap a wire or chenille stem around the middle and twist.

3. Fan out ribbon and fluff.

Game Day Ideas

 For more ideas, check out this DIY Game Day Ideas post.

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Project Inspire{d} Features: Pumpkin Ideas

Project Inspire{d} Features: Pumpkin Ideas

Happy Weekend, Friends! It’s Malia here, sharing some Delightful Pumpkin Ideas, both recipes and crafts, that YOU shared last week at Project Inspire{d}:

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Amazing pumpkin projects and recipes #pumpkins #pumpkinrecipes #pumpkincrafts

Button Pumpkin Door Sign by Little Miss Celebration

Pumpkin Vignette by Anderson and Grant

Framed Pumpkins by Country Design Style

Baked Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal by Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom

Glitter Monongrammed Pumpkin by Unoriginal Mom

Easy DIY Glittered Pumpkins by My Frugal Adventures

Pumpkin Spice Cake Balls by Krafty Cards Etc

Pumpkin Focaccia Bread by A Dash of Sanity

Pumpkin Ice Cream Pie by Little Miss Celebration

Lovely Lace Pumpkin by Living Frugal with Erika

 Jello Mold Pumpkins by Duct Tape and Denim

Bean Pumpkin by Delineate Your Dwelling

Pumpkin Bars with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting by About a Mom

Decorative Pumpkin on Wood by Let’s Drink Coffee Darling

Jack-o-Lantern Pizza by Spaceships and Laserbeams

DIY Pumpkins and Stems by Anderson and Grant

Thanks for sharing your projects!

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Halloween Mason Jar Printables

Halloween Mason Jar Printables

FREE set of Halloween Mason Jar Printables, perfect for parties, decor and gifts!

It’s SPOOKY how quickly Halloween can sneak up on you! My pal Printabelle and I have teamed up to create a FREE set of  Halloween Mason Jar Printables… just for you! You can use them for parties, decor, crafts, gift giving… or anything else you think of.

To Download just click on link and save file to your computer… then print.

Halloween Mason Jar Mini Banner

Halloween Mason Jar Invitations

Halloween Mason Jar Circle Labels

Halloween Mason Jar Bats

Halloween Mason Jar Tags

Halloween Mason Jar Invitations

Love Mason Jar Printables? Find more here.

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Project Inspire{d} Features: Delicious Fall Recipes

Project Inspire{d} Features: Delicious Fall Recipes

Hi Friends, Malia from Yesterday on Tuesday here. I am happy to host Project Inspire{d} each week with my pals Cupcakes and Crinoline and The Silly Pearl. Today I get to share the features from last week’s party! They have something in common… they all look DELISH!

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Mouthwatering Fall Recipes

Acorn Treats by Pink Fortitude/Coconut Head Survival Guide

Crock Pot Applesauce by My Frugal Adventures

Turkey Taco Nachos by Our Clover House

Slow Cooker Fig Butter by Kleinworth & Co.

Barley Mushroom Bake by Future Expat

Honey Fig Milkshake by Jordan’s Onions

Brown Butter Brown Sugar Cookies by Simply Suzanne’s

Corn Chowder from Three Kids and a Fish

Garlic and Herb Croutons by Kleinworth & Co.

Vanilla Chai Pumpkin Pie Smoothie by Eyes on the Source

Baked Zucchini Cups by Homemaking Hacks

 Cinnamon Apple Bagel French Toast by Nibble by Nic

Thanks for sharing your delectable recipes. MMM.

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Project Inspire{d} Link Party 

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Malia at Yesterday on Tuesday

Steph at The Silly Pearl