Farmhouse Decor – DIY Farmhouse Tray or Sign

Good morning lovelies, in today’s video tutorial I am showing you how to make a farmhouse tray which can be used as a sign as well.

I love the farmhouse look as I am sure so many of you do too.  This tray can be used on your coffee table with some decorative items placed on top, or you can attach hangers and hang on the wall.  Either way this DIY project will add a nice touch to any home with that farmhouse touch.  To learn how to make one too, then watch the video below.

Supplies used:
1×12 pine board (11.25″x16″)
Oracle 813
Transparent Liner (Can also use transfer paper)
Minwax Dark Walnut
Rust-oleum Flat White Primer
Liberty Cabinet Pulls

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DIY Conversation Heart Earrings and Charms – Valentine’s Day

Conversation Heart Charms

Hello and welcome back to my blog! In today’s video tutorial I am showing you how I make conversation heart earrings and charms. They are really easy to make and even kids can do it. These will make for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for young ones. Instead of handing out conversation heart candy with your kids Valentine’s, you can give them a handmade conversation heart charm.

Conversation Heart Charms

Conversation Heart Earrings

DIY Conversation Heart Charms

 

Items Used:
Sculpey Clay (I used light pink, lemonade (mixed with white), spring lilac & blue (mixed with white to make light blue)
Red Acrylic Paint
Fine Tip Paint Brush
Dowel Rod (used as small Rolling Pin)
Jump Rings
Earring Hook Wires (Fish Hook Wires)
Polyacrylic Protective Finish (Clear Gloss)
Chain nose pliers
Flat nose pliers

I hope you enjoy. Please subscribe to my YouTube Channel so you don’t miss out on any future video tutorials! If you make this then I would love to see a photo by tagging me on Instagram @simplydovie or on Twitter @simplydovie

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Three Easy Christmas Treats

Easy Christmas Treats

Whip up 3 easy Christmas treats by watching today’s video tutorial. I am sure you will find these are super easy to make and will be great for any Christmas party or dinner. You can even change the colors and use for a different holidays, birthday parties, baby showers and more.

Easy Christmas Treats

In the video I am going to show you how to make peppermint bark pretzel rods. These are delicious and one of my favorite Christmas treats. I use Andes Mints Peppermint Crunch but you can used crushed up candy canes instead.

Peppermint Bark Pretzel Rods

Another Christmas treat that I show you is how to make are peppermint bark marshmallows. My kids love these. Some people aren’t fans of marshmallows, but if you are then these would be a tasty Christmas treat.

Peppermint Bark Marshmallows

The last treat that I show you, I am sure most kids will love! You can turn oreo cookies into little snowmen. Totally adorbs!

Snowman Oreo Cookies

A huge plus about these treats are they are easy enough for your kids to help along with making them.

Supply List:

Peppermint Bark Pretzel Rods
White Candy Melts
Andes Peppermint Crunch
Pretzel Rods

Peppermint Bark Marshmallows
White Candy Melts
Andes Peppermint Crunch
Jumbo Marshmallows
Straw or Dowel

Snowman Oreo Cookies
White Candy Melts
Orange Decorating Gel
Black Decorating Gel
Oreo Cookies

I hope you enjoy. Please subscribe to my YouTube Channel so you don’t miss out on any future video tutorials! If you make this then I would love to see a photo by tagging me on Instagram @simplydovie or on Twitter @simplydovie

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How to Make a Santa Claus Glitter Ornament

Santa Clause Ornament

Ho, ho, ho, Merry Christmas! Well, almost. In today’s video tutorial I am showing you how to make a Santa Claus glitter ornament. It turned out so cute and I am sure you would agree!

How to Make a Santa Claus Glitter Ornament



It is so easy, you just need a few supplies and then you will have an adorable ornament to hang on your tree or to give as a gift. Everyone loves receiving a special gift that you took the time to create and I am sure they would love this as well.

Santa Clause Ornament

Supplies:
Glass or Plastic Ornament
Red Fine Glitter
Polyurethane or Polyacrylic
7/8″ Black Glitter Ribbon
7/8″ Gold Glitter Ribbon
1/4″ Black Double Face Satin Ribbon
Hot Glue Gun & Hot Glue
Scissors

I hope you enjoy. Please subscribe to my YouTube Channel so you don’t miss out on any future video tutorials! If you make this then I would love to see a photo by tagging me on Instagram @simplydovie or on Twitter @simplydovie

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How To Make a First Birthday Hat

Video tutorial on how to make a first birthday hat.

In my latest video tutorial, I show you how to make a first birthday party hat.
Video tutorial on how to make a first birthday hat.

Photography is another one of my loves and I had the honor of photographing my dearest friends granddaughter’s 1st birthday photos. I just love how they turned out and soon I will post a blog on some of my most favorites photos from the photo session. So, keep an eye out for it.

I made her birthday outfit along with most of the props for the session. Also, I made video tutorials so I could show you how I made them. Believe me when I tell you that they are all super easy to make too!

In my first video tutorial, I show you how to make the first birthday hat that you see in the below photo. I just love how it came out. You can change all the aspects of it to make it match perfectly to your own party and color scheme. Check out the video below to see just how easy it is. If you want to see how I made the tutu skirt then go here.

Nyla First Birthday Photo Session


 

Nyla First Birthday Photo Session

Supplies:
Silver Glitter card stock (12×12)
Tulle
Elastic Cord (or ribbon)
Lilac Felt
Pencil/Fine point marker
Birthday Hat template
Number 1 template
Scissors
Exacto Knife
Hot glue gun/Hot glue

You can watch below for the video tutorial on how to make the adorable 1st birthday hat! Also, I will be posting a video tutorial on how I made the adorable tutu skirt too!

Watch here: How to Make a 1st Birthday Hat

 



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