Crafts & DIY


Make a Halloween Pine Cone Wreath #TigerStrypesBlog 30

 This site contains affiliate links. Please see below for more information. Make a Pine Cone Wreath for Halloween #TigerStrypesBlog #Halloween #Craft I can’t believe that it’s already October.  Time is flying by, and I haven’t really gotten in the mood to decorate for Fall yet.  Halloween is just a few weeks away, and obviously the local stores didn’t get that memo, since they are already […]

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Raggedy Bunny Craft Project #TigerStrypesBlog 6

This site contains affiliate links. Please see below for more information. Raggedy Bunny Craft Project #TigerStrypesBlog #Gift #Easter If you saw my post from last week, you saw the cute little Burrowing Bunny that you could give as a treat for Easter.  I figured since the Spring season is coming, it would be fun to make something else bunny related, to decorate around the house.  […]


Make a Burrowing Bunny Treat #TigerStrypesBlog 11

This site contains affiliate links. Please see below for more information. Make a Burrowing Bunny Treat #TigerStrypesBlog #Gift #Easter It’s hard to believe that it’s already March!  Easter is just around the corner, and I always love to come up with some fun things to give my family and friends.  Anything with candy is a win-win, right?  Seeing something like this on Pinterest, I thought […]

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Christmas Memory Chair Ornament #TigerStrypesBlog 30

This site contains affiliate links. Please see below for more information. Christmas Memory Chair Ornament #TigerStrypesBlog #Ornament #Christmas I can’t believe it’s already time to plan for Christmas.  If you’re like me, you have people in your life that are no longer with you, and you miss them at the holidays more than ever.  My Dad passed away years ago (when I was only 17), […]


Sewing Craft to Make Candy Corn #TigerStrypesBlog 26

  This site contains affiliate links. Please see below for more information. Sewing Craft to Make Candy Corn #TigerStrypesBlog #Sewing #Craft With Fall already here, and the leaves changing color, I figured that it’s almost time for Halloween.  Since my son will be 20 this year, and left the house awhile ago, Halloween isn’t really the same anymore.  No more trick-or-treating, no more going through […]

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Create Some Scarecrow Bottle Decor #TigerStrypesBlog 29

This site contains affiliate links. Please see below for more information. Create Some Scarecrow Bottle Decor #TigerStrypesBlog #Harvest #Autumn It’s crazy that it’s already time for Autumn.  This year has gone by quickly.  Fall is my favorite time of year.  Living in the White Mountains of Arizona, we get to enjoy the cool weather, beautiful colors and the smell of the changing season.  I never […]


Create Artwork From Your Images With Akvis! 34

Thank you Akvis for partnering with me on this blog post & for the great giveaway!Create Artwork From Your Images With Akvis!#AKVIS #FXIf you have followed my blog for awhile, you know that I love to take photos. I’m planning on taking a photography class at the college, when it opens back up again, to learn even more. They let old people in class, right? […]

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Make a Beehive Out of Plastic Easter Eggs #TigerStrypesBlog 18

This site contains affiliate links. Please see below for more information. Make a Beehive Out of Plastic Easter Eggs #TigerStrypesBlog #Bee #Upcycle With Easter being over, and sales happening at the craft stores, I figured we could try and make something out of what we had, or could buy at a cheap price.  My son is 19 now, and doesn’t really partake in the old […]


Reverse Canvas Artwork – Bear Mandala #TigerStrypesBlog 24

This site contains affiliate links. Please see below for more information. Reverse Canvas Artwork – Bear Mandala #TigerStrypesBlog #HTV #Cricut I’ve seen so many mandala designs online, and have always wanted to make one.  I just didn’t know what to make, and how to make it.  I found this bear mandala just in a Google search, and thought it looked like fun to try.  If […]

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Make Some Sesame Street Ornaments #TigerStrypesBlog 36

This site contains affiliate links. Please see below for more information. Make Some Sesame Street Ornaments #TigerStrypesBlog #Kids #Television I think almost everybody knows what “Sesame Street” is…do you?  I’m in my mid-40’s and grew up with it, then had my son watching it, when he was little.  We even called my Uncle Mike “Oscar,” since he could sometimes be a Grouch!! ha/ha  There are […]


Make Some Retro VHS Lights #TigerStrypesBlog 26

This site contains affiliate links. Please see below for more information.   Make Some Retro VHS Lights #TigerStrypesBlog #Decor If you’re of my generation, you know all too well what a VHS is.  If not, I’m sorry! ha/ha  I have so many of these tapes lying around, and have already bought my favorites in DVD style, so they’re not even needed.  I wanted to make […]

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Snowmen Selling Snowballs Craft #TigerStrypesBlog 2

This site contains affiliate links. Please see below for more information. Snowmen Selling Snowballs Craft #TigerStrypesBlog #Snow #Winter I know, I know…I haven’t done a craft post in months.  Last year was crazy, with learning how to be an empty nester, dealing with my husband getting hurt and having surgery…I just didn’t have time to do much other than wife tasks at home.  Now with […]


Make an America the Beautiful Sign #TigerStrypesBlog 6

4th of July – America the Beautiful Sign #TigerStrypesBlog #July4th #IndependenceDay So, it’s July 4th.  The day that we celebrate our Nation’s freedom.  I know that the Star-Spangled Banner is our national anthem, but I think America the Beautiful is one that could also hold that title. The definition by way of Wiki, is “America the Beautiful” is an American patriotic song. The lyrics were […]

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Make Some 4th of July Candy Rockets #TigerStrypesBlog 6

Make Some 4th of July Candy Rockets #TigerStrypesBlog #July4th #IndependenceDay I can’t believe that it’s already July.  We’ll be celebrating Independence Day in just a few days, and I figured that this would be a fun thing to make for friends and family.  I saw the original on SheKnows and loved it.  Being able to make something that isn’t too hard to do, and brings […]


Tips & Tricks – Measure Honey the Easy Way 10

I hope that you’ve been enjoying the “Tips & Tricks” blog posts here at #TigerStrypesBlog. Something that I figured is, that those of us who have had advice (on any topics), or knew things that could help others, it would be beneficial to start sharing those ideas. Here’s hoping that I can contribute many different kinds of “Tips & Tricks“, such as things to do with […]

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Your Cricut Maker Can Write With Any Pen! 24

Write with Your Cricut – These ideas are my own, and I was not paid by any sponsor to share.Your Cricut Maker Can Write With Any Pen!#Cricut #Maker #DIY  If you’re like me, you saved up for a long time to get the new Cricut Maker. I had the Explore, and loved it, too, but wanted more. With the Cricut Maker, I can cut almost […]


Make a Shadow Box Valentine Gift #TigerStrypesBlog 6

Make a Shadow Box Valentine Gift #TigerStrypesBlog #Valentine Shopping recently, I found a bunch of plain shadow boxes at a local store on clearance after Christmas, and figured they would be useful in making just about anything.  Seeing a post online of someone adding a sticker to the front, so I figured that I could make something like that for Valentine’s Day.  Visiting the Cricut […]

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I Learned How to Make String Art #TigerStrypesBlog 10

I Learned How to Make String Art #TigerStrypesBlog #StringArt I’ve seen a lot of photos of string art lately, and it made me want to learn how to do it myself.  I checked out different forums online, and couldn’t really find a very down-to-earth tutorial, so I put a few pieces of the instruction that I found useful together, and came up with this post.  […]


Make Some Mummy Candleholders #Halloween #TigerStrypesBlog 1

Make Some Mummy Candleholders #TigerStrypesBlog #Halloween I cannot believe that it’s already the end of October.  Where does time go?  With our son almost being 18, the days of trick-or-treating are over.   Well, until we take the Grandkids, but that will be a long, long, …….long time in the future!!  Better be, anyway. 🙂 I wanted to make something easy and fun for decorations this […]

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Make an Upcycled Twin Headboard Bench #TigerStrypesBlog 10

How To Make an Upcycled Twin Headboard Bench #TigerStrypesBlog #Upcycled #Bench It seems like when you think that you have the perfect piece of furniture, you end up needing something else.  We had a cute set of bunkbeds for our son, be he ended up not really liking them.  We took the top off and had just the bottom for awhile, and then he needed […]