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How to Mod Podge Crackle a Dress form 


Super fun project from Amy at +Mod Podge Rocks +Plaid Enterprises 
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Hallo there! My name is Amy – from the blogs Mod Podge Rocks, DIY Candy, and Washi Tape Crafts. Yep, I have three blogs. You could say I really love crafts – and also being busy, apparently. I guess that's just how I roll! This is a tutorial I haven't share yet, and am thrilled to show you today ...
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I heart creating with dollar store supplies. For one, it is cheap, and it challenges me creatively. When I saw these cute Valentine's Day erasers over the weekend, I immediately thought they need some resin and ear wires! Follow along to see how I made earrings from dollar store erasers!
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When we moved into our new house, we went neutral with the walls as we painted. My thought was to save the boldness for accents. Well, now it is time for some accent walls. I gathered some of my fa...
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I can help you break it down into smaller, easier to grasp, segments if you need.
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Our laundry room is the high traffic area of the house. We go through it every time we come or go from the house. It had been crying out for a place to hang coats and to drop off “stuff” rather tha...
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+Amye Rheault I am so glad to hear you are inspired by this. What a great idea to use a bench you have on hand! I would love to see it when you finish.
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We went from brassy shiny to oil rubbed bronze on the cheap!

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One of the first things I knew I wanted to change when we moved into our house was the brass hardware: knobs, hinges and light fixtures. I pictured that happening immediately, but the reality of ho...
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Today's project is a great way to use up those wood scraps leftover from previous projects. I will show you how to make this sturdy wood cross using pallet scraps and pocket holes. You will also learn how to easily create the chippy, distressed paint look seen here. Wood Pallet Cross DIY ...
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Last week I shared with you How to Make T-Shirt Yarn along with over 30 projects to make with it. I showed you the pile of yarn I whipped up in various shades of blue: How to Make tshirt yarn and 30 Plus projects to make @savedbyloves. Today I am sharing the pattern I used to create my round ...
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Today's project is a washi tape and resin craft that makes the perfect Valentine's Day gift! Follow along as we die cut washi tape and apply ICE resin for a quick and easy charm that you can custom...
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I have been a busy girl creating yarn from old t-shirts. Did you know you can make a continuous strand of yarn and create a sizable roll of yarn from just shirt? Once you have created your yarn, th...
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I say "found object" because I am 98.9% unsure what it is. I went through a phase where I scooped up anything that I could picture as a light fixture or hanging pendant lamp and that was cheap. Thi...
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If you love slow cooking, and eating as much as I do you want to check out this recipe from +Desiree Campbell!
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    Medicine, 2000 - 2004
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Johnnie Lanier , Saved By Love Creations
DIY craft and home decor blogger obsessed with Upcycling, Woodworking, Papercrafts and making pretty stuff from trash.
Hi, I'm Johnnie.  I love God, my dogs, my friends/family (not necessarily in that order) and creativity in it's infinite forms.  My medium of choice frequently changes, but upcycling and recycled crafts are a constant in my artistic expressions.  
You can find me building things from reclaimed wood, making jewelry from found objects, knocking off way to expensive designer decor and much more at Saved By Love Creations.  

For tons of my favorite free printables, visit me at Printable Decor..
For the best in green crafting, come see what's up at Totally Green Crafts,

I hope you are inspired by what I share, and that you talk with me whenever you are inclined.  I love getting to know you and hearing your input.  Thanks for spending part of your day with me!  xoxo
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