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DIY Invitations

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Do It Yourself Polka Dot Design was founded 16 years ago based on do-it-yourself invitations. We started it because we love doing it ourselves and wanted to offer our skills while collaborating with other do-it-yourselfers (is that even a word?). When the digital age came in with their techie gadgets and what-not, the traditional side […]

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DIY: Odd Balls Frosting Cupcake Invitation

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When I get the urge to tackle a do-it-yourself invitation, there are few designers that compare to the whimsy and utter awe factor of Odd Balls. One of my all-time favorites is their Frosting Invitation. It is a sweet little colorful cupcake iced with loops of elegant bubble gum pink French silk taffeta ribbon. One […]

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DIY: Cinnamon Applesauce Ornaments

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For a sweet-smelling and kid-friendly craft, these Cinnamon Ornaments are the perfect way to warm up your home with the iconic, holiday scent. Do be sure to tell those in the house with a sweet tooth that these ornaments are not edible, and only meant to hang as decoration! And while there are several recipes […]

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DIY Recipe: Kelly’s Peanut Butter Dog Treats

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Our dogs bring so much joy to our lives with their unconditional love! What better way to show them the same love than by giving them homemade treats. I made these treats last weekend for Maggie and the six other Polka Dot pups and they all have been gobbling them up (even my cat nibbled […]

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DIY: Christmas Projects to Start Now

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To help cool you off on this hot summer day, here are some of my favorite do-it-yourself Christmas ideas. You’ll likely be spending the dog days of summer inside with the air conditioning anyway, and once the fall arrives your calendar will find a way to fill up quickly, so why not whip up some […]

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