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Basic Brown Paper Bag Wreath to Use As a Base for Any Wreath by Crafty Journal.

Basic Brown Paper Bag Wreath

By Noreen Doll. A really neat way to recycle brown paper grocery bags is to make them … [Read More...]

Duct Tape Checkbook Cover with a Security Feature by Crafty Journal

Duct Tape Checkbook Cover

By Noreen Doll. A duct tape checkbook cover is easy to make, especially if you use your … [Read More...]

Beauty Shop Theme Party for Kids by Crafty Journal

Beauty Shop Theme Party for Kids

By Noreen Doll. A beauty shop party would delight the hearts of little girls from 4 or … [Read More...]

Pocket Page in a Book - Idea #3 by Crafty Journal

Pocket Page in a Book – Idea #3

By Noreen Doll. Here is a very easy idea for adding a pocket to a book. Since … [Read More...]

Matchbox Gift Box - Crafty Journal

Matchbox Gift Box

By Noreen Doll. This matchbox gift box started out to be something else, which didn't … [Read More...]

How to Dry Paint Quickly by Crafty Journal

How to Dry Paint Quickly

By Noreen Doll. One way to dry paint quickly is to set your project outside on a warm … [Read More...]

Quick Garment Cover by Crafty Journal

Quick Garment Cover

By Noreen Doll. I like to cover clothes hanging in my closet that I don't wear very … [Read More...]

Smart Simple Tips


How to Mark Dark Fabric or Paper for Cutting

by Noreen Doll. When you are trying to trace a pattern onto dark fabric … [Read More...]


Make Your Own Paint Color

by Noreen Doll. One way to be frugal is to make your own paint. I … [Read More...]


Make Sandpaper Last Longer

By Noreen Doll. Use packing tape to make sandpaper last … [Read More...]


How to Remove Permanent Ink from a Project

by Noreen Doll. I love to use Sharpies for my craft projects! They have … [Read More...]

The Best Back Scratcher I've Ever Had by Crafty Journal

The Best Back Scratcher I’ve Ever Had!

By Noreen Doll. The best back scratcher I've ever had is a metal pasta … [Read More...]

Easy Way to Clean Blinds - Crafty Journal

Easy Way to Clean Blinds

By Noreen Doll. A friend who had just moved into a new (to her) … [Read More...]


Craft with Cereal Boxes

by Noreen Doll. There are lots of clever ways to craft with cereal … [Read More...]

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Gift Ideas

Hundreds of Unique Homemade Graduation Gifts - Crafty Journal

Unique Graduation Gifts

By Noreen Doll. Graduation is an important occasion, and unique … [Read More...]


End of Year Teacher Gifts

  Here are some wonderful end of year teacher gifts ideas that will … [Read More...]

Glittery Fall Leaf Earrings by Crafty Journal

Glittery Fall Leaf Earrings

By Noreen Doll. Create a fun pair of glittery fall leaf earrings to … [Read More...]

Easter Egg Bouquet - Crafty Journal

Cheap Mothers Day Flowers

by Noreen Doll. You can make very nice cheap Mothers Day … [Read More...]


Camo Wrapping Paper

By Noreen Doll. Here's an easy way to make your own camo wrapping paper … [Read More...]


Duct Tape Business Card Case

By Noreen Doll. A great gift for a guy is this duct tape business card … [Read More...]

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