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Easy Crafts: Make a Personalized Wreath

Great for celebrating any season, occasion or holiday!

And just like that, spring is on its way! To celebrate the bit of sunshine that’s finally peeping out, we made this cheery spring wreath. It’s super easy to DIY, and can be personalized in so many ways! We used dyed Dritz® cheesecloth to wrap the foam wreath, and then customized it with a banner celebrating “March” and an assortment of colorful cover buttons. Make this yours by choosing favorite banner and button fabrics, a different color of dyed cheesecloth, and the message of your choice for the banner. See how!

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Easy Crafts: Fun with Word Art

Dyed wooden letters add a bit of flair to any room in your home.

Here’s a fun and colorful craft project that’s great for the lazy days of summer – word art made from dyed wooden letters. If you’ve got an odd-shaped strip of wall that’s begging for some interest, word art is the solution. The letters are easy to find, and inexpensive – pick them up in the wood department at your craft retailer. We used Dylon® permanent fabric dye to dye the letters. Simply make a dye bath, submerge the letters, and you’ve got a fun piece of art on your hands. Use multiple dye colors or dye each letter the same color – it’s up to you!

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Halloween Crafts: Make a Candy Corn Trick-or-Treat Bag

It’s a must for Halloween night.

Yes, you still have time to make this. It’s a cute bag you can craft quickly using Dritz iron-on letters and Dylon® fabric dye. Your kids will have fun stuffing it with goodies, and they can even use it after Halloween is over. Sweet times ahead!

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Halloween Crafts: Make a Cheesecloth Bat

A spooky addition to your holiday party or decorating.

Are you still adding the finishing touches to your Halloween porch? We love this cheesecloth bat! It’s easy to DIY with Dritz cheesecloth and Dylon® fabric dye. This little guy also loves to party! Make a few and hang them throughout your home – guests will love.

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Refashioning: Turn a Basic T-shirt into a Fabulous Bag

You’re looking at the perfect summer remix.

Bye-bye basic white T-shirt, hello sassy summer bag! That’s right, this fun tote started its life as a white T-shirt. Then we got our hands on it and injected some fun: we dyed it, we cut the sleeves off, we added some peek-a-boo holes. Ready to learn how to DIY this bag? It’s a super refashioning project!

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