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5 Simple Labor Day Party Ideas

It’s hard to believe, but Labor Day is already here to mark the end of summer and kick off the beginning of fall! While we navigate these unprecedented times, it’s important to celebrate the little things. Whether you’re throwing a BBQ, getting your last pool day in, or just enjoying your three day weekend, remember…

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How to Decorate with Plants

Does your home need a fresh update? Try your hand at plant decorating. Plants are an effective way to add texture, color, and space to any given room – without worries of clashing or bad taste. This is why the “natural minimalism” aesthetic has become the latest design trend. It’s modern, chic, and effortless. Rather…

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August Crafting Trends

Learning how to navigate a new normal has been the new normal for most Americans. We’re constantly being inundated with news, updates, and guidelines. Many of our traditional summer activities have been put to a halt. No longer is everyone flocking to the pool, hosting BBQ’s, or gathering at baseball games. Not all hope for…

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DIY Home Decor

When it comes to decorating your home, the sky is the limit! Whether you want a different theme in each room of your home or you prefer a more cohesive approach, there are an almost limitless number of DIY projects to help you reach your goal. With that in mind, we’ll take a look at…

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How to Hang a Wreath

Whether you’ve recently made your own wreath or bought one at the store, you’re going to want to hang it right away. While it might seem like a simple task, not all wreaths can or should be hung the same way. With that in mind, keep reading to learn our tips for hanging wreaths in…

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How to Make Bows

Whether you’re trying to create the perfect bow for your wreath or you want to make beautiful bows for gift packages, it can be intimidating to make one from scratch. In fact, this is probably the reason that it’s easy to find so many pre-made bows in the gift-wrap aisle of any store. While a…

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Types of Wreath Forms

Spring is in the air, and with the changing of seasons comes a whole new wave of craft inspiration. In today’s post, we’ll look at some of the different types of wreaths that you can easily create on your own with the right materials. As we look into the different types of wreaths you can…

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DIY Easter Decor

Easter is a wonderful holiday for children and adults alike. From coloring eggs and hiding candy to bunny crafts and more, there are many fun and different ways to celebrate this spring holiday. Whether you enjoy making wreaths, hosting dinner, or entertaining the children with fun games, there are a number of different ideas for…

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Decorative Ideas for Glass Containers

Glass containers are so versatile in terms of what you can do with them when it comes to decorating. Depending on the size, shape, and style of the glass container, the possibilities for decor are almost limitless. Today we’ll take a look at some of the creative project ideas you can try with your glass…

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Fun and Crafty Outdoor Decor

With summer on the way, you’re probably already thinking about some of the fun and crafty outdoor projects you want to tackle this year. Decorating your backyard not only makes it prettier, but it also extends the square footage of living space beyond the walls of your home. With that in mind, we’ll take a…

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What Is Macrame?

Macrame may be one of the most popular DIY projects of the moment, but it is actually an art form that dates back centuries! From wall hangings and plant holders, to key chains and hanging chairs, the possibilities of what you can create with macrame are almost limitless. Let’s take a look at what macrame…

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Popular Crafts for Kids

Spring is almost here, which means that spring break is just around the corner for kids across the country. WIth that in mind, you may already be thinking about some things you can do to occupy your child’s time during this break so that they continue to develop their creative thinking skills and don’t sit…

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Home Decorations You Can Make Yourself

Whether you own a local craft store or you are an avid crafter, we know that you spend hours thinking about your next craft, how you can reuse items in your projects, and how to make your own version of decorations you find in your favorite retail store. Crafting is a wonderful way to make…

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Fun and Unique Feather Craft Projects

When it comes to crafting, there is no limit to what you can create. The creative mind is wonderful like that — it allows us to create beautiful and unique things that others may have never even imagined. Crafting gives you creative freedom and with so many different craft items and supplies, you can truly…

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Crafting For Beginners

Having hobbies is beneficial no matter what age you are or what you do for a living. Hobbies can take you away from your hectic life and allow you to destress and unwind. Whether you decide to start yoga or work on your painting skills, adding a hobby to your life is a great way…

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The Benefits of Crafting

For many people, crafting is a hobby that they try to make time for throughout the week, but it can be difficult, especially with our busy schedules. While doing crafts can be fun and allow you to express yourself creatively, there are many benefits that crafting can offer that you likely have never thought about!…

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Our Favorite Items For Spring

As the frozen world around us begins to thaw and we slowly pack up the winter and Christmas decorations that have been displayed around our home for way too long, it slowly starts feeling like spring! Spring is a wonderful time in which everything seems a little brighter and more cheerful, people seem more lively,…

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Why Shop Midwest Design Imports, Inc.

To make your craft store unique and a favorite among those in your town, you will need to keep it stocked with the best craft and art supplies. While you could simply stock the simplest arts and crafts supplies, it likely won’t help make you stand out. Instead, stock your shop with the best in…

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New Blogs Coming Soon!

Welcome to the new website for Midwest Design Imports. We are in the process of building our blog page and will have many interesting articles to share in the coming months. Please stay tuned to this page for information to come. And if you have any questions about our business or want to reach out…

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