favorite posts of 2014

It’s time for my annual roundup of favorite posts from the last year! I love this tradition of sharing favorite posts from the previous year; you can see my 2013 picks in this post, and my favorite posts from 2011 & 2012 here. Let’s get started!

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This office chair update is one of my favorite DIY’s to date. I still use it and love it every single day.

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Some of your favorite posts from the past year were round-up posts, and this round-up of 50 favorite DIY wall art ideas was the clear reader winner!

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Everything’s better with a bit of chalkboard paint, and, paired with a bright yellow, this chalkboard coffee table was so fun to create (and create on)!

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Glam gold foil and bright colored paint came together to give these mod podged planters new life.

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Duct tape is some amazing stuff, and this geometric duct tape wreath is still hanging proudly in my foyer.

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This teacher survival kit, cleverly packaged in an empty paint container, is a sweet and thoughtful gift for your child’s teacher.

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Lastly, these personalized photo ornaments were not only your favorite, but mine, too!

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holiday crafts with the help of hefty

A big thank you to Hefty for sponsoring today’s post and providing a fun way for my kids and I to create treats for their friends!

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It’s the last weekend before Christmas, which means the malls are full, the wrapping supplies are out, and the menu planning has begun. Most of the gifts have been bought, and now, you just need a few small treats for your kids’ friends, unexpected company and as a favor for the kids at your Christmas celebrations next week. With the help of Hefty, I created these easy DIY treat bags, and I’m sharing the how-to here today!

Supplies Needed:
Hefty Quart Storage Bags
ribbon or twine
treat topper templates (there are THREE different designs!)

Step 1: Print out your template(s) of choice onto cardstock, and cut out. Fold along middle line labeled “fold here” (I told you this was easy!)

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Step 2: Using a hole punch, punch out the two holes directly over the holes printed on the template. Feed a piece of ribbon or twine through.

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Step 3: Fill your Hefty Quart Slider Bag with any treats you choose (I chose popcorn drizzled with dark chocolate, but any yummy treat will do)! Glue or staple treat topper over the top of the bag. Tie your ribbon into a bow.

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Easy, right? You can find other Hefty holiday tips and craft ideas on their site, such as this creative way to store ornaments, this tip for freezing cookie dough, Hefty homemade ornaments, and this adorable snowman project!

 holiday crafts with the help of heftyHappy crafting!

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mason jar christmas crafts

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Is there anyone out there NOT in love with mason jar crafts? I didn’t think so. And when your mason jar crafts center around Christmas, well, the possibilities are just endless. Today, I’m sharing 25 of my favorite mason jar (and lid!) craft ideas!

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