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Party In Your PJ's #389

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Welcome back to Party In Your PJ's.    I hope you find something that inspires you and you link up something to inspire others. We have an announcement to make... This party has been running for a long time and all good things must come to an end.  After careful consideration and much discussion, Nina and I have decided it's time to retire from Party In Your PJ's. This will be the last party.  We thank all of you for being a part of it each week and hope you'll continue to visit our blogs to see our projects and ideas. Wishing you all a wonderful holiday season and we'll be seeing you in blogland! Say hello to the Co-Hosts: Nina @ Grandma Ideas Facebook  // Pinterest  // Twitter Ann @ The Apple Street Cottage Facebook  // Pinterest  // Instagram The features for this week: Fold & Stitch Fabric Wreath Tutorial - Sew Can Do DIY Holiday glass Candle Display-An Upcycled Craft - Crazy Little Lovebirds Here's a button for you, Ladies: Make

Party In Your PJ's #388

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Welcome back to Party In Your PJ's.    I hope you find something that inspires you and you link up something to inspire others. Don't forget to share our party with your friends.  It's always nice to see new faces. Say hello to the Co-Hosts: Nina @ Grandma Ideas Facebook  // Pinterest  // Twitter Ann @ The Apple Street Cottage Facebook  // Pinterest  // Instagram This week I shared Upcycled Gift Wrap : The features for this week: Twine Tree Tutorial - Saved From Salvage Rustic Wood Slice Christmas Ornaments - Artful Homemaking Here's a button for you, Ladies: Make sure you visit Nina at her blog.  We each choose our own features. I can't wait to see what you have to share, so let's get the party started! Rules Link to your post, not your home page. Link to something YOU made, wrote, or thought. Link Parties, Roundups, and Giveaways are welcome. Party In Your PJ's is not a place for selling.  Please do not link any Etsy, bus

Gift Wrapping - The Upcycler Way!

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  December is here, the shopping has begun, and the wrapping can't be far behind.   Today I have the perfect way to wrap gifts without buying any wrapping paper at all.  But first, a little background.   Our state passed a law in 2020 banning plastic bags.  It's called the Bag Waste Reduction Law.  If you're really interested, you can Google it, but gist of it is there are no more plastic bags being distributed by stores.  You can bring your reusable bags for shopping or get a paper bag from the store.  We use reusable bags for groceries, but most other stores provide you with paper if you don't have a reusable one.  I've acquired a few and decided they were going to be upcycled into Christmas gift wrap! Even bags with writing on them can be used.  Just cut out the bottom, open it up, and place the writing facing up. This bag happened to be perfect for this box, so I wrapped it in the same manner as regular wrapping paper. Time to make it pretty with some grosgrain

Party In Your PJ's #387

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Welcome back to Party In Your PJ's.    I hope you find something that inspires you and you link up something to inspire others. Don't forget to share our party with your friends.  It's always nice to see new faces. Say hello to the Co-Hosts: Nina @ Grandma Ideas Facebook  // Pinterest  // Twitter Ann @ The Apple Street Cottage Facebook  // Pinterest  // Instagram This week I shared my Sparkle & Glam Christmas Tree : Can you guess what I used for the base? The features for this week: Making a Tealight Holder with Marble Effect - Elsa R Blog DIY Target Wood Sleigh Upgrade - Steph Creates Here's a button for you, Ladies: Make sure you visit Nina at her blog.  We each choose our own features. I can't wait to see what you have to share, so let's get the party started! Rules Link to your post, not your home page. Link to something YOU made, wrote, or thought. Link Parties, Roundups, and Giveaways are welcome. Party In Your PJ'

Sparkle & Glam Christmas Tree

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This project got it's start last Spring at an Estate Sale.  No one knew what they were, but I knew I could do something with them, especially that one that one with the arrow pointing to it. To me, it said, 'Christmas Tree' and that's what it became.    W elcome back to the 'Do It Over' Designers blog hop.  We are a group of bloggers who love to recycle/upcycle/DIY.  I'm happy to host this hop and I hope you'll visit everyone to see what they have to share with you.  Their links will be listed at the end of this post. After some research, we came to the conclusion that I had purchased some wooden bobbins from an old textile mill.  You can guess the purpose of the giant staple (that was not coming out - no way, no how!) Since I have quite a collection of vintage costume jewelry, I decided to go with a 'glam-look' for this makeover.  The first step was to give it a coat of silver spray paint.  I also included a few pieces of jewelry I was thinking

Party In Your PJ's #386

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Welcome back to Party In Your PJ's.    I hope you find something that inspires you and you link up something to inspire others. Don't forget to share our party with your friends.  It's always nice to see new faces. Say hello to the Co-Hosts: Nina @ Grandma Ideas Facebook  // Pinterest  // Twitter Ann @ The Apple Street Cottage Facebook  // Pinterest  // Instagram This week I shared my 'No Yarn' Loop Yarn Christmas Trees : That's right, not a bit of yarn in them! The features for this week: Grab & Go Charcuterie Skewer Appetizer - Happier Than a Pig in Mud Just in time for Thanksgiving! Lace Woolen Warmers - Free Pattern - The Little Treasures A perfect holiday gift.   Psst!. Santa, I would LOVE a pair of these! Here's a button for you, Ladies: Make sure you visit Nina at her blog.  We each choose our own features. I can't wait to see what you have to share, so let's get the party started! Rules Link to your post, n

'No Yarn' Loop Yarn Christmas Trees

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  That's right, my friends they are Loop Trees and there isn't a bit of yarn in them! I'm back with another crafty project that is made with a mop from the dollar store.  If you missed the last two projects, be sure to check out the Five Little Ghosties and The 'Sweater-Look' Pumpkin .  You'll also see the mop I used. Let's move on to the trees and how they were made beginning with the loop tree on the right. You will need a mop and a styrofoam cone.  After removing the mop strands, begin cutting them in 3-inch lengths. I honestly can't tell you how many you'll need since it depends on your cone.  Just cut a bunch and go from there. I began attaching the loops on the cone with a little overhang on the bottom. In the interest of full disclosure, I started putting the hot glue on the cone and discovered it melted the styrofoam.  Of course it did - Silly me!  Then I put the glue on the ends of the loops first, pressed them on the cone, and had much mor