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Joselyn

About Joselyn

I'm Joselyn, the Marketing Manager for CreateForLess. Though knitting is my true crafty love, I've been experimenting with all kinds of products and techniques for as long as I can remember. I also love my dog Kirby, baking, going to the beach, and creating all kinds of ice cream flavors. I'm a Portland native who loves the rainy Northwest weather that gives me an excuse to stay inside with my coffee, a bunch of movies, and my knitting.

Fabric Yo-Yos

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Yo-yos are fun and a little addictive to make. They’re great for watching your favorite TV show or movie, and they can help you use up your scrap fabric. Here are some of my favorite crafts that use all those fabric yo-yos you make.

Yo-yo Puff Bow

Yo-Yo Puff Bow

Turn a yo-yo into a statement accessory piece. You can make it as large or small as you want. Use up some scrap fabric or let a little one pick out a few fat quarters.

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Unique Photo Display

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With high quality cameras within easy reach on our phones, we’re taking more pictures than ever. It’s time to get those photos of the tech and into our homes. Here are some of my favorite unique ways to display your pictures.

Glitter Picture Hanger

Glitter Picture Hanger

Grab a wooden hanger to create your own easy to change photo hanger. It’s got just enough glitter, and it’s so simple yet chic. It would also be a great way to display your child’s art.

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The Easter Table

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Whether you celebrate with an elaborate brunch, or an intimate dinner, the Easter table is a great centerpiece for your holiday gathering. The fresh spring colors and lively accents make the home feel so welcoming and ready to embrace the changing season. Here are a few ways to decorate your Easter table.

Hollow String Eggs

Hollow String Eggs

These delicate eggs add a nice splash of color to an Easter table. They’re perfect to use as place card holders or set them in a bowl for an airy centerpiece.

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Faux Easter Treats

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Seeing all of the bright and colorful Easter candy this time of year always gives me a sweet tooth. Everything Easter themed looks sweet enough to eat, even if you can’t! Here are some of my favorite candy inspired crafts that won’t give you a cavity.

Faux Sugar Eggs

Faux Sugar Eggs

I remember making these when I was little. I never wanted to eat the gorgeous and sparkly sugar egg that I had created, and they usually ended up crumbling apart and in the garbage. Now you can make your own candy egg that will last for years!

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Dyed Wood Tea Boxes

Store all your tea next to your kettle with brightly colored wood boxes!

At my house, we have so many types of tea that when it’s offered to guests, they panic from all of the choices. We’re huge believers in the power of a good cup of tea. Whether it’s peppermint for an upset stomach, chamomile to help you sleep, or even just the need for a caffeine jolt, we’ve got you covered. I needed a place to put all of this tea that’s easily accessible to the kettle and pretty. I decided to add a little organization too since we have so many different types.

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Cactus Crafts

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Cacti have become really popular in home decor lately, which makes perfect sense. They’re quirky plant life that’s super easy to maintain! The cactus home decor trend has definitely moved way beyond simply having the plant in your home, though. Here are some fun ways to add some cacti to your life without the risk of a finger prick!

Votive Lamp

Votive Lamp

Paint some cacti onto a votive to make a fun and funky lamp for your home. Even the most novice artist can get the hang of painting a saguaro. You don’t even have to use the painted object as a lamp, make a planter or pen cup instead!

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Toadstool Bird Feeder

Welcome the birds back to your home with a cute bird feeder that looks like a mushroom!

After what I refer to as “Birdpocalypse 2016” took place, I’ve needed a new bird feeder. I filled my Terra Cotta Bird Feeder with peanuts and every Stellar’s Jay in Oregon came to my house. This alerted the squirrels that there was something tasty hanging in that bowl. Before I knew it, I saw tiny little hands grabbing at twine from my roof, trying to pull the bowl up to them. The bowl went toppling out of the hanger and the clay broke off the bowl. It could have been salvaged, had I not feared for my life if I had gone to retrieve the bowl. Then I pushed the whole ordeal out of my mind and the bowl was rendered too disgusting even for birds when I finally got around to picking the mess up.

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