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#WreathHOA Blogger Challenge: How To Make A Beach Wreath

A few weeks ago I was one of 19 bloggers given the challenge to get crafty with a Styrofoam Wreath Form from Floracraft. With all the rain and the chill in the air I wanted to make something that screamed summer so I came up with a Beach Wreath! Directly below is the how-to and after that are still shots of the finished product.

The Challenge may have ended today but you can head over to Crafty Hangouts and find links to all the hangouts or check out the linky below!

#wreathhoa @mvemother How to Make a Beach Wreath

@mvemother How to Make a Beach Wreath #summercrafts #summerwreath

Erin Sipes
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50 Patriotic Projects

Memorial Day, Flag Day, and the 4th of July are all creeping up on the calendar. Here are 50 projects to look through and get started on now to celebrate America!

  1. The Scrap Shoppe: Patriotic Pinwheels & Double Pinwheels
  2. Crazy Little Projects: 4th of July Baby Girl Dress
  3. Mama Miss: Patriotic Dipped Pretzels
  4. Crazy Little Projects: 4th of July Wreath
  5. Carolyn’s Homework: Red Bandana Party Favors
  6. JoJo & Eloise: Sheets Sailor Made 
  7. Uncommon Designs: Patriotic Mason Jar Lanterns
  8. Vicki O’Dell The Creative Goddess: Decorative Firecrackers
  9. BHG: Firework Garland
  10. Mom’s Crafty Space: Salad Spinner Fireworks

  1. Vicki O’Dell The Creative Goddess: Patriotic T-Shirt
  2. Yesterday On Tuesday: Vintage Sparkler Party Favors
  3. A Night Owl Blog: Patriotic Tulle Flag Wreath
  4. Crazy Little Projects: 4th of July Garland
  5. Seven Alive: Patriotic Filigree Earrings
  6. Dreaming-n-Color: Paint Stick Stars Banner and Door Décor
  7. The Scrap Shoppe: Land of the Free Printable
  8. A Little Tipsy: Patriotic Burlap Ruffle Table runner
  9. Setting For Four: American Flag Painted Tea Tin
  10. My Repurposed Life: Easy Peasy 4th of July Flag

  1. Yesterday On Tuesday: Red, White, & Blue Garland
  2. A Pumpkin & A Princess: Patriotic Paper Windsock
  3. Reasons to Skip the Housework: Nestle Star Cookies
  4. Creative Green Living: A Natural Mom’s Guide to 4th of July Celebrating
  5. The Scrap Shoppe: Burlap & Denim Ruffled Patriotic Wreath
  6. Crazy Little Projects: Red, White, and Blue Tie Dye
  7. Chase The Star: 4th of July Mason Jars
  8. The Country Chic Cottage: American Flag Décor
  9. A Night Owl Blog: 4th of July Mantel
  10. A Little Tipsy: Stars and Stripes Pillow

  1. The Scrap Shoppe: Patriotic Doily Banner
  2. Crazy Little Projects: 4th of July Apron Tutorial
  3. BHG: Chocolate Berry Meringue
  4. Mama Miss: Fourth of July Homemade Gummi Candies
  5. Creative Green Living: 4th of July Pennant Wreath
  6. Uncommon Designs: 4th of July Apothecary Jars
  7. Vicki O’Dell The Creative Goddess: Easy Patriotic Card or Invitation
  8. Martha Stewart: 4th of July Bike Parade
  9. The Shed: Vintage, Patriotic, Heart Box
  10. Dreaming–n-Color: Paint Stick Flag

  1. Sew Woodsy: Mod Podge Patriotic Photo Plaque
  2. The Scrap Shoppe: Mini Patriotic Wreath Pin
  3. Crazy Little Projects: Patriotic Popcorn
  4. Martha Stewart: Rocket Favor Packets
  5. The Country Chic Cottage: $5 4th of July Wreath
  6. Uncommon Designs: Burlap Flag Banner
  7. Carolyn’s Homework: Bandana Boats
  8. Mama Miss: Patriotic Pinwheel w/Free Printable
  9. A Little Tipsy: Patriotic Ribbon Topiary
  10. My Repurposed Life: Easy Peasy Wooden Firecrackers

Erin Sipes
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Tin Can Creatures

This is a project I’ve been working on here and there for over a month now, I’m sure my husband will be glad these cans have finally found a home outside. 

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I’m Over At Keeping It Simple Today

My Very Educated Mother's Magnetic Desk Caddie #teacherappreciation #desk #magnetic

It feels like I’ve been MIA this week but I assure you, I’ve been working on some behind the scenes projects and you’re going to love them! In the mean while I’m guest posting over at Keeping It Simple! The Magnetic Desk Caddie I’m sharing would make a perfect gift for the teacher’s in your life and despite its appearance it is very quick and easy to make!

Hope you guys have a great weekend!

Erin Sipes
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