DIY Conversation Heart Box

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It’s the season of love. Malls are flooded with women and men searching for romantic gifts. Parents are making quick stops at the grocery store to pick up packs of candy and boxes of cards. And, across America millennial women are planning Galentine’s Day brunches. Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching!

With ALL of this in mind, I created a thing! This “thing” is a simple gift for couples, fun craft for kids, and perfect party favor for brunches. It’s a Conversation Heart Box! Learn how to make one in the tutorial below. Continue reading “DIY Conversation Heart Box”

DIY Christmas Tree Headband

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A few weeks ago, I came across the cutest Christmas tree headband at Forever 21. Instead of purchasing it, I challenged myself to make it!

Of course, I have to share the tutorial with you. This Christmas tree headband can be worn at a holiday party, while out shopping for gifts, or even on Christmas Day as you relax with family. It will put you in the Christmas spirit! Continue reading “DIY Christmas Tree Headband”

DIY Cactus Ornaments | YouTube Tutorial

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The most viewed Christmas project on Sharifa Creates is the DIY Cactus Ornament tutorial. This year I updated it to include YouTube video instructions. Gather with friends to watch this video and create your own cactus ornaments!

Continue reading “DIY Cactus Ornaments | YouTube Tutorial”

Overnight Thanksgiving Decorations

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Thanksgiving is almost here! Between finalizing the guest list and grocery shopping, it’s easy to forget about the decorations. If you are in need of fast Thanksgiving décor, I have 5 projects that you can make overnight. They only require common household items! In fact, all of the items used in these DIY projects are from Target’s Dollar Spot.

Enjoy Part I & II of How To Make Thanksgiving Decorations. Part I includes tutorials for fabric pumpkins and coasters. Part II details how to make a Thanksgiving sign, festive flower centerpiece, and place cards. Start crafting today!  Continue reading “Overnight Thanksgiving Decorations”

5 Last Minute DIY Halloween Costumes

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Photo by Gustavo Scafeli on Unsplash

Halloween is on Wednesday, then … it’s finally Christmas!

*cue Let It Snow by Boyz II Men*

BUT, before I get ahead of myself, let’s make sure you have a costume. In today’s blog, I’m sharing 5 DIY Halloween costumes that can be made at the last minute. They are all headbands, so do not worry about creating a full look. Simply pair the headband with a cute hairstyle and outfit!

Enjoy your Halloween festivities. Afterwards, meet me back here to celebrate the most wonderful time of year! Continue reading “5 Last Minute DIY Halloween Costumes”