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How to Make a Detroit Lions Bank or Keepsake Box

  If you are or know a Detroit Lions fan this is a wonderful project for you!  If not, you may want to see how easy this project is and then adapt it. (See our ELEPHANT BOX at the end of this post.)   We used lots of recycled materials to make our Detroit Lions Bank saving lots of …

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Duck Tape & Red Rope Heart Lights

We made these fun inexpensive duck tape heart lights to decorate for Valentine’s Day outside but they would also be great decorations for indoor our outdoor weddings, prom decorations, girl rooms or teen lounges!  I also considered using them to decorate above the living room armoire but the kid’s wanted to see them outside in …

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FROM DRAB TO FAB -Furniture Makeovers

Don’t you just love a good makeover?  I mean it is so inspiring to see the old made new again especially when you see just how easy some of these furniture makeovers are.  Whenever I finish a project like this I am so excited to find another one! WHAT YOU NEED FOR THIS GLITTER MONOGRAMMED …

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HOW TO MAKE A RIBBON BULLETIN BOARD

  This is a fun and simple project that can be done in under an hour and yet makes a huge difference in you décor by adding a beautiful focal point to any room.  Then you have a fun place to display some of your favorite cards, pictures, and flat momentos.   So let’s get right to it so …

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KNOCK OFF MACKENZIE CHILDS CHAIR

This is a true trash to treasure project.  Trash?  Yes, it came out of a pile of trash and into my craft room for a Mackenzie Childs makeover!  And now I cannot wait to find another one!  Want to see the before?…  And now for a little inspiration… Ok, so my chair is a little …

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KNOCK OFF MACKENZIE CHILDS BIRD FEEDER

Brighten your garden or any corner of the yard with a whimsical bird feeder.  If you have been at Joyful Daisy for any length of time, you know that I just love the whimsical designs of Mackenzie Childs, however I don’t always love the prices.  For instance, the adorable Mackenzie Childs bird feeder shown below can be your for …

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DECORATING ABOVE BOOKCASES

  It always amazes me just how much of a difference decorating above bookcases, armoires, and cabinets can make in a room.  After looking at the photos above, wouldn’t you agree?  It is all about textures and balance… This is a great silk plant that offers a lot of variety with the different leaves and shades …

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Fun Routered Wooden Signs for Kids

     I do believe that my son may be the world’s biggest Detroit Lions fan.  Well…… the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree I guess, since his daddy has been a loyal fan for decades- yes decades.  For Reece’s 8th birthday we surprised him, changing the University of Michigan décor (yes we still are Wolverine …

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TRASH TO TREASURE- Recycled Thingy-Ma-Bob to Cute Photo Display with Clips

Follow my blog with Bloglovin This thingy-ma-bob was just what I needed to complete one wall in the craft room.  I wish I new what this starburst like piece was originally used for.  I found it while picking at my grandpa’s antique store in a pile of old metal odds and ends.  With a little …

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MAILBOX MAKEOVER with DUCK TAPE & PAINT!

How fun would it be to drive down the street and be greeted by these fun, bright, and whimsical mailboxes?!!  Both mailboxes were in great need of a makeover and with the spray paint and duck tape, they were looking lovely in the blink of an eye!  I need to give a shout out to duck …

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HOW TO JAZZ UP A PLAIN BULLETIN BOARD

As I was cleaning the craft room or shall I say unburying it, I saw my plain bulletin board staring at me just crying for a makeover!  Immediately, I envisioned it’s new look with bright polka dots bouncing off a black background… Let’s get started… Apply one coat of spray primer to bulletin board.  Once …

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TRASH TO TREASURE- Refurbished Stool

One of my greatest joys in life, besides my children of course :), is the reveal of a good before and after project!  I receive such satisfaction from making something old new again. This little stool is a little more special then the average resale find because it was one of the first things my grandmother ever …

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