Mickey Mouse Fishing Cooler

With summer quickly coming to an end, I wanted to share the cooler I made for my Aunt at the beginning of the summer! There are three things my Aunt loves; Mickey Mouse, fishing, and beer!

One thing my Aunt Lori and I enjoy doing together is fishing. She has a large piece of property with a lake and two ponds full of fish. One day we were getting ready to go fishing, and I watched my Aunt make multiple trips from the house to the pond we were going to fish. She had to go get her pole and tackle, then get her cooler for beer, then a chair off the porch. I began thinking there had to be an easier way for her to get fishing! She shouldn’t have to work so hard to relax!!

{Texas Craft House} Convenient Fishing Cooler

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Yarn Wrapped Letter Monogram

Elisabeth and I are busy getting ready for our first craft booth next weekend. We’ll have some really great posts coming up about our booth design and booth crafts for displays. We are having a lot of fun but are quickly learning the amount of time and work it takes to have a craft booth.

Today’s craft is an oldie but a goody. It’s a monogram wreath or display that has been wrapped in yarn. I think this would love great with sayings like “home” or “love” or initials in a nursery or on a mantel. So many great ideas!

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Two in One Fall and Halloween Burlap Wreath

I’m so excited to share this how-to today!! I came up with the idea earlier this summer when my Americana Wreath came out and I was getting asked about other seasons. Now can I say we’re not only addicted to wreaths, but burlap wreaths!! Check out our Scrap Burlap Wreath and Texas Wreath! If you’re interested in purchasing this wreath visit our Etsy shop here.

{Texas Craft House} How to make your own 2-n-1 Fall and Halloween Burlap Wreath

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Scrap Burlap Monogram Wreath

So, if you follow this blog regularly, you can see that we love our wreaths!! Elisabeth, Cassie and I have wreaths for every season/holiday. Weeks ago, I joked with Elisabeth because I have made a wreath for everything imaginable and now I don’t have any more occasions to create a new wreath! Lucky for me, Elisabeth and I were out with my best friend, Jill, and we were talking about the Americana Wreath we had made and Jill made a comment that she wanted a wreath like that. She said she loves seeing all the nice wreaths in her neighborhood and wanted her own. Her birthday was only a month a way, so I now knew what I was going to get her!

{Texas Craft House} Scrap Burlap Initial Wreath How-to

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Wedding Date Sign

This weekend my sister and I went to the antique mall to look around. We passed by some fun looking wooden painted numbers that I instantly thought would be great to have in the master bedroom to signify an anniversary date. I dug through the tub and couldn’t find all numbers that I needed. Then the idea came to me to try and make my own numbers so we stopped at Michaels on the way home and grabbed everything I needed.

{Texas Craft House} Wedding date wall sign for master bedroom

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Texas Wreath

Elisabeth and I have had so much popularity with her Americana Wreath. We’ve blogged about it here, are selling it on Etsy and have even taught craft classes teaching people how to make it. Her use of burlap and ruffles to make the American Flag inspired me to recreate the Texas flag using the same technique. Here are some step by step pictures and instructions to tell you exactly how to make this fun, rustic, Texas wreath.

{Texas Craft House} Burlap Texas Wreath with Rustic Star

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Burlap Christmas Tree Craft

It’s almost September and Christmas is just right around the corner. I love when I see my Pinterest feed fill with all the different Christmas crafts. Last year I made some burlap Christmas trees after finding some for sale at my local craft store. Read how easy these are to make and how adorable they turn out. They are perfect for your sofa table, fireplace mantel or shelves when decorating for the holidays.

{Texas Craft House} Burlap Christmas Tree Craft

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Loofah Halloween Costume

Halloween is only a couple months away. I figured now would be a great time to share with your an outfit and Elisabeth and I made a couple of years ago.We decided to try out a costume idea that we saw on Pinterest. Have you seen the super cute DIY loofah costumes? We found our example here at this blog. The instructions that were given were VERY easy to follow and our costumes turned out exactly like the picture. We were very happy and got so many compliments! We really liked that these required no sewing and no glue… just netting and elastic!

{Texas Craft House} Easy no-sew best friends couple loofah halloween costume

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