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Inspiration: Holiday Decorations, Stockings, Gift Wrap

Easy DIY adds a creative touch to your home & gifts.

The holiday hustle is upon us! If you’re feeling a bit scrambled getting your lists, your home and your overall plan of attack in order, you’re not alone! Check out our easy ideas for giving decorations and gifts some creative flair. Thoughtful touches for table linens, and lots of ways to use Dritz® iron-on letters for no-sew personalization. 

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No-Sew Project: Make a Set of Cord Wraps

Handy to have. Great to give.

Today is a great day for making! You can craft a bunch of these cord wraps in a flash, and be guaranteed that they’ll be put to good use. Organize all of the cords in your household – give every family member a different wrap color and say bye-bye to cord squabbles. Make a bunch for gifts – they are great gifts for BFFs, teachers, colleagues, or pretty much anyone on your list! Use a variety of Dritz® snaps and pliers to apply the snap fasteners – super easy with no sewing required at all.

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Easy Crafts: “Homework Time” Door Banners

A clever – and friendly – way to tell friends when not to knock.

These personalized banners are genius – what an easy way to declare it study time or nap time! Use basic craft materials and easy cutting techniques to make the banners. Personalize them with the message of your choice using Dritz® iron-on lettering – easy, peasy! A super subtle way to say no knocking, without actually saying no knocking.

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Refashioning: Scarf to Kilt Skirt

Date night is looking really good.

Isn’t it great when this season’s perfect date night piece is hiding in your closet? We’re talking about that stack of scarves you might have stashed away. Too many? We just love the refashioning ideas from Trash To Couture using traditional tartan scarves. They are really good looking, and they come together quite quickly with a few basic Dritz® supplies and easy techniques.

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Refashioning: Scarf to Poncho

A terrific transformation using Dritz® sew-on toggles.

Got some extra scarves in your stash? A few minutes is all it takes to make this poncho with punch. You’ll use Dritz® sew-on toggles as fasteners on the edge of the scarf, turning it into a stylish wrap that stays put. A cool refashion that is perfectly cozy to wear.

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