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We Whisk You a Merry Christmas #TigerStrypesBlog 16

We Whisk You a Merry Christmas Gift I saw something like this on Pinterest and thought it would be so fun to make and give to friends.  The pieces were super inexpensive, and you could make a whole bunch to give to special people in your life this Christmas.  Most of the ones I saw had the same kind of candy in them.  I figured […]

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Learn to Make a Candy Cane Vase #TigerStrypesBlog 6

Learn to Make a Candy Cane Vase I saw something like this online and thought it would be super simple to make, and you could add anything you wanted to make it personal, etc.  This one is easy, inexpensive and is great to decorate any room, or even give as a gift!  I just got some artificial flowers to put in it, but you could add […]


Make a Glass Bowl Snowman #TigerStrypesBlog 8

How to Make a Glass Bowl Snowman It’s hard to believe that Christmas is almost here.  These days seem to be flying by, and I’m thankful that I start shopping for Christmas on December 26th of the year before.  Saves me time and stress of having to make sure that everyone has their gift on time.  Being in another state than most family, we have […]

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Mini Pumpkin Turkey Craft #TigerStrypesBlog 8

Mini Pumpkin Turkey Craft With Thanksgiving just a few days away, I thought it would be fun to make something to decorate the table with.  I saw something like this on Pinterest, and thought it would be something fun to make.  Having a chance to use my Cricut Explore is always a great one.  This craft was inexpensive to make (with supplies that I already […]


Decorate with a Witch’s Hat Wall Hanging #TigerStrypesBlog 27

Decorate with a Witch’s Hat Wall Hanging I saw this type of craft on Pinterest, and thought it would be something fun to do for my home.  I found almost all of the needed materials at the dollar store, so it’s very inexpensive to make.  You could change it up however you wanted and use it for your home, work, classroom or wherever you want […]

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Create Some Jumbo Yard Flowers #TigerStrypesBlog 21

Create Some Jumbo Yard Flowers I saw something like this on HGTV and thought it would be so fun to do in my yard.  During the Fall season, the oak trees lose all of their leaves and the pine trees don’t really look very bright.  Having something in our yard with a pop of color, that will look great when snow is falling was something […]


Transform Planters into a Lighthouse #TigerStrypesBlog 26

Transform Planters into a Lighthouse A friend shared something like this that she had seen on YouTube, and I thought it was adorable.  I changed it up a bit and made it my own.  Great for decorating the garden, or your porch.  I figured it was a way to pretend we were at the ocean, even while living in Arizona! 🙂 I found everything at […]

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Create an Artist Travel Case from an Old VHS 20

Create an Artist Travel Case from an Old VHS I saw something like this online, but it was more for storing paintbrushes, etc.  I figured it would be fun to make an artist travel case for the kids when you’re out on the road, and they get bored.  Who doesn’t have old VHS tapes laying around, that you really don’t even use anymore?  If you don’t, […]


Have Some Fun With a Back To School Cake! 22

Have Some Fun With a Back to School Cake I had created a post like this years ago, and figured it was time to update it.  This is always something that I love making for the teachers each year and letting them have some extra supplies, and be ready for the school year.  All of our amazing school staff are made to spend too much of […]

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How to Make a “Wine Cork Hotpad” #TigerStrypesBlog

 “Wine Cork Hotpad” #TBCCrafters Hop Since we all recently celebrated Valentine’s Day, I’m sure that there are some of you with leftover wine corks, or even some from the apple cider bottles.  I always look for corks at yard sales and was blessed to get a package from my Mom from a local restaurant in her area up in the Rogue River area of Oregon. […]


Create a “Dock-It Pocket” #TigerStrypesBlog 7

“Dock-It Pocket” #TBCCrafters Hop Okay, raising of hands, who here is tired of plugging their phone into the wall, etc and having it and/or the cord hanging there all messy?  Okay, I see you….and you……  Now, raise your hand if you want a new way to fix that problem?  Sweet, I see a lot of hands!! ha/ha  Sorry, now that school has started, I’m thinking […]

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Make a “Back to School Cake” For Your Teacher 5

Make a “Back to School Cake” For Your Teacher Well, my son started 8th grade on Tuesday – crazy!!!  He goes to a private Christian school here in the White Mountains of AZ, and with the budgets and issues with supplies, etc., our school sends out a list of things to purchase for the school year and ideas of things if you’d like to donate […]


Build Your Own “Terra-Cotta Table” #TigerStrypesBlog 29

How To Make a “Terra-Cotta Table“ #TBCCrafters Hop I get the Lowes Creative Ideas magazine and love it!!  There are always some great ideas for indoor and outdoor and you can pick according to your budget.  I saw this one a long time ago and never had a chance to put it together.  Figure with the weather still nice here in the mountains of AZ, it […]

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How To Build a “Repurposed Building Block Table” 41

How To Build a “Repurposed Building Block Table“ I saw something like this on Pinterest, and thought it was adorable.  I went around to local thrift shops looking for one of these tables.  Probably should have gone to an antique shop, since these were popular when I was little! 🙂  I finally found someone on a local FB selling page that had one for only […]


Make a “Ladybug Bowling Ball” #TigerStrypesBlog

“Ladybug Bowling Ball” #TBCCrafters Hop I’ve seen things like this on a lot of sites and found a really great one on Love, Pomegranate House‘s website.  Thought it would be fun to try out.  My husband had his old bowling ball in the garage sale box, since the holes just didn’t fit his hands anymore.  I asked him if I could use it for this project […]