Fresh Spring Centerpiece

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Nothing says Spring quite like fresh flowers and…asparagus! Ok, maybe not asparagus, but look how great it looks in this Fresh Spring Centerpiece! Here’s what I used: -Flowers -Asparagus -Rubber bands -Jute Twine -Scissors I got the tulips from Walmart for less than $5! First, I arranged the flowers how I liked, put a rubber band around them to hold them in place and trimmed the stems to the height I wanted. I used a toilet paper roll to add a little structure and to keep the tulips in place. Next, I trimmed all the asparagus. I used another rubber band around the toilet paper roll to hold the asparagus in place. Once all the asparagus was in place, I tied jute twine around the top and bottom and removed the rubber band. I love tulips, but you could use any kind of flower and it would look great! I can’t wait to use this on my dining table! Heck, [Read More…]

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Chalkboard Inspired Spring Block

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Hello! It’s Ginger from GingerSnapCrafts.com, & I am so excited to be here at The Crafting Chicks. I’m also excited to be bringing¬†you an easy chalkboard inspired spring block tutorial. I don’t know about you, but I am so ready for spring to be here! Even if it’s a little bit cold outside we can always bring a little bit of spring into our home. Hopefully the outside weather will get the hint & catch up soon. ūüėČ I also love the look of chalkboard but without the mess. So this project was perfect! Keep reading to see how easy this spring block was to put together. You’ll need a few supplies to get started: digital craft cutter (I used my Silhouette CAMEO.) vinyl lettering (I found this spring wreath image in the Silhouette online store.) chalkboard paint brush wood block (My block was about 10 inches by 9 inches.) This really is so easy to put together. If you [Read More…]

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20 Spring Decor Ideas

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¬†Spring is almost here!¬† Are you ready for it?¬† Oh I am!¬† Well, my house isn’t … but I am!¬† To help get you ready for Spring, we’ve gathered 20 of the best Spring Decor projects from the web.¬† Add any of these to your home and you’ll be feeling the sunshine! 20 Spring Decor Ideas Chalkboard Herb Garden from The Crafting Chicks Pallet Planter from Southern House Restoration Rustic Succulent Pots from Meatloaf and Melodrama Boxwood Wreath from Reasons to Skip the Housework Colorful Burlap Wreath from Ginger Snap Crafts Faux Flowering Branches from My Soulful Home Tulips in a Vase from Life Fad Tint Mason Jars Blue from Setting for Four Spring Sign from Creations by Kara How to make a Moss Wreath from Entirely Eventful Day Hello Spring sign from Create Craft Love Spring Baby Grass Wreath from P.S. It‚Äôs in the Details He Has Risen printable from 36th Avenue Paper Spider Mums from Live Laugh Rowe [Read More…]

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Free Printable Easter Masks

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Hi everyone! Kiki from Kiki and Company here to share a fun printable with you to help your kiddos get excited for all those Easter Egg Hunts coming up. ¬†I don’t know about your kids, but mine LOVE everything Easter Bunny when March and April roll around, so today I thought I’d whip them up some fun Printable Easter Masks¬†and give them to you too! These Easter masks come in 2 sizes (Big for bigger kids and Small for your littles). ¬†There is an Easter Bunny, a chick and a bird. The masks are super simple to put together. Supplies Free printables at end of post Scissors Ribbon Hot glue Cute kids ¬†*not optional* ūüėČ Instructions 1- Download and print out masks on a heavy cardstock paper. 2-Cut out the masks and eye holes. 3-Cut two pieces of ribbon about 12″ long. 4- Glue ribbon to the x’s on the sides of the mask. 5- Find that cute kiddo and [Read More…]

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Colorful Burlap Wreath

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Hello! I’m Ginger from GingerSnapCrafts.com, and I am so excited to be here today sharing this super easy & fun colorful burlap wreath! This wreath provides that fun pop of color¬†to your front door¬†that is perfect for spring. Who’s ready for spring? I know I am. So let’s get started! You’ll need a few supplies for this project: foam wreath form wide burlap ribbon glue gun & glue sticks 4 burlap flowers I found these¬†(already made!) burlap flowers for a few dollars each at the craft store. They come in so many fun colors. I’m sure you can find some to match your home decor!¬† First I wrapped my wreath form with the burlap ribbon. I used the hot glue gun every couple of inches or so to secure the ribbon to the wreath. Be careful the hot glue is hot, & the burlap is pretty porous. You don’t want to burn yourself. I’m talking from experience. ūüėČ After my¬†wreath [Read More…]

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DIY Floral Crowns

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Hi there Crafting Chicks followers! This is Ali from Dream Crafter back again to share another artsy fartsy idea. I’m sure you have seen these DIY floral crowns floating around Pinterest and I can’t get enough of them! (Sigh…if only I had ¬†girl.) But I do love them for adults too. Not only are these floral crowns really cute, they are also REALLY easy to make (my favorite aspect of any craft.) Here’s what you’ll need to make these festive little beauties: 1. A whole bunch of fake flowers. (I would suggest getting some quality ones like at Michaels or Hobby Lobby.) I had an entire box full of fake flowers in my grandma’s basement just waiting to be used. Score! 2. Fabric Scissors 3. Neutral colored felt 4. Floral wire 5. Needle nose pliers 6. Wire cutters 7. Regular craft scissors 8. Hot glue gun and glue 9. Headbands or something stiff you can make a crown with. (Like [Read More…]

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{Spring Fling on PINTEREST} HUGE GIVEAWAY

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Mark your calendars for APRIL 29th! Spring Has Sprung! It‚Äôs that time of year‚Ķ time for some Spring Pinning! We are SO pleased to announce the FIRST EVER Spring Fling Party ON Pinterest with some of your Favorite Bloggers! Remember that MUST-FOLLOW Pinterest Group Board filled with extreme craftiness, beauty & fashion tips galore, genius organizational & DIY ideas, plenty of kid-entertaining and hubby-lovin‚Äô suggestions, and ways to SAVE more moo-lah? Basically EYE-candy at it‚Äôs finest! (Following this board ensures your Pinterest feed will be on a balanced diet of daily inspiration!) Well, we have all gotten together again {with 6 FANTASTIC new guest bloggers} to throw another LIVE PARTY on PINTEREST! OH! And‚Ķ We should mention, there is also a HUGE GRAND PRIZE GIVEAWAY, of course‚Ķ with TWO winners!! {Keep scrolling down to enter!} So, mark your calendars for APRIL 29th! …and check out all of bloggers involved in the meantime! You are gonna fall in LOVE with them! [Read More…]

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Spring Cleaning Tips from FunCheapOrFree {Spring Fever Series}

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Hi all! Jordan from FunCheapOrFree here. Does anyone have the Spring Cleaning itch yet?? I have 3 kids, and my oldest just turned 4. Yes, you heard that right. And yes, my house can be a real disaster. Spring comes around and I am a cleaning machine! The rest of the year? Not so much…UNTIL NOW! Here are 3 simple techniques to help get you spring cleaning in no time, and keep your house clean all year long! 1. BLITZ CLEAN. If you’re anything like me, you tend to look at your messy house and have a hard time imagining when you’ll find a full day to get it clean again. My solution for getting, and keeping your house clean? Blitz clean! We might not have all day to clean our house top to bottom, but everyone can find 10 minutes in their day. Here’s how this works: Find 5-10 minutes in your day, but no more than 10! (Why? [Read More…]

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Potted Grass from Pink Parlor Designs {Spring Fever Series}

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YES, it’s our friend Amy from Pink Parlor Designs. ¬†You may recognize the name from the popular tents she sells. ¬†She is awesome. ¬†Welcome Amy! Let’s admit it, Spring is the best! The anticipation of spring blooms, summer picnics, and flip flops!¬† In our home we basically live outdoors beginning in the spring and don’t want to come inside until the new school year starts up again.¬† While being outside we love to do our fair share of gardening. The first signs of spring¬†however start with our family tradition of planting our own Easter grass.¬† It’s a quick, easy, fun, project that your little ones can help with. Yes it makes a mess for about 12 minutes, yes you will want to sweep up immediately and think you could have done this in about 4 minutes by yourself but that’s not the point.¬† The fun in this is watching them learn and test their patience over the next few weeks [Read More…]

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Giant Easter Printables from the Caravan Shoppe {Spring Fever Series}

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We are so thrilled to have the CARAVAN SHOPPE¬†here on our site today. ¬†You will DIE over their darling printables. ¬†They are unlike any other. ¬†I used their Thanksgiving set and everyone had so much fun with it. ¬†WELCOME! Happy Spring everyone! We are Caravan Shoppe, and are so happy to be sharing a printable Easter craft today! After spending hours cooking a ham, potatoes, and countless pies, decorating is the last thing on your mind. We have the easiest solution for you (seriously). Your guests will actually do the decorating for you! Kids and adults alike will love being able to color their tablecloth, placemat, or wall art and you won‚Äôt have to stress about cleanup. Use the tablecloth to distract the kids with coloring while the Easter Bunny is hiding their eggs for the hunt. And use the ‚Äúdipping station‚ÄĚ and ‚Äúdrying station‚ÄĚ placemats to protect your table from the dyes and help your little ones learn the [Read More…]

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