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How to Make Faux Tin Letters and a Union Jack



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How to Make Faux Starfish {Inspired by Nature and Pottery Barn}



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Make a Starburst Mirror from Recycled Magazines


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Make a Woven Star from Vintage Book Pages, Tutorial Part One



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Make a Woven Star from Vintage Book Pages, Tutorial Part Two

Finally!  The tutorial for the second star is here!


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How to Make a Paper Mache Star Burst Mirror

See the tutorial for this project here.

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A Simple Vintage Wreath



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How to Make Faux Coral



See the full tutorial here.

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How to Make an Apron from a Recycled Skirt

Here is a fun way to give new life to an old skirt. This project is so quick and easy that you may decide to recycle all your old skirts into aprons!

Read the full tutorial here.

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Jimmy Choo Knock Off Upcycled Handbag: Another Oldie, but Goodie


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A Poppy for Remembrance

To honor the brave soldiers lost in battle, and all our veterans, a poppy.

In Flanders Fields
By: Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, MD (1872-1918) Canadian Army
In Flanders Fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses row on row....
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Book Wreath Tutorial

The vintage book wreath was inspired by the clean, understated aesthetic of our local Japan Town.


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Dimensional Five-Pointed Star Tutorial


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How to Make Cheery Paper Garlands

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How to Make a Burnt Peony


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Mini Felted Wool Mitten Ornament Gifts

What do you get your mother-in-law for Christmas, when she really doesn't need one single thing? 

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Honeycomb Ornament Tutorial


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New Star Design from Vintage Bookpages


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Spring Inspired Garland


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Grade AA Crafting

Here is a glimpse of a Grade AA ornament idea that bounced around in my brain every morning at breakfast time for nearly twenty years -- that's a lot of brain bouncing!


Today I will share a little before and after, and save the tutorial for a later post.

For years, every time I opened up an eighteen count carton of eggs, the inside top of the carton would make me happy.  Of course, the beautiful texture of the cardboard  was part of the reason, but there was something else....

Okay, this one isn't technically a tutorial, but I promise a tutorial is in the works!  To read the rest of the article, click the title above.


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F is for Finding Christmas in an Egg Carton, part one

Many of you may remember when I shared these darling ornaments (they can be adapted as gift tie-ons for baby gifts, or wedding gifts, or just presented as a small hostess or teacher or neighbor gift).  I promised you all a tutorial was coming.  Who knew it would take TEN months! Better late than never, right? 
To see the entire tutorial, click the title above.
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Little Boat Ornaments Tutorial

I've been working on the rest of the tutorials for the little sailboats and canoes and cars and planes!


If you're new to House Revivals, these are sweet little ornaments made from egg cartons!
To see the entire tutorial, click the title above.

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A coming post will include a tutorial for these paper magnolias...
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