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Category: DIY Decor and Crafts

The Ultimate Thanksgiving Kiddie’s Table

The Ultimate Thanksgiving Kiddie’s Table

Easy ways to entertain the kids at the kiddie table We all love the Thanksgiving feast but for the youngest among us it can be overwhelming and a little tedious. To make sure everyone enjoys the celebration, let’s make a special table just for the …read more

Top 10 Summertime Boredom Busters for Kids

Top 10 Summertime Boredom Busters for Kids

  The kids get out of school this week and I’m in total denial about the whole thing. Seriously, I’m still thinking “what happened to April”?  I’ve mentioned before, our family homeschools but we take a break in the summer.   It doesn’t take long …read more

How to make a Bird Feeder out of a Toilet Paper Roll

How to make a Bird Feeder out of a Toilet Paper Roll

  Need something cool to occupy the kiddies? (Or the kids at heart?)   Make a bird feeder from a toilet paper roll!   Wait! Don’t go! Hear me out.   This is a great summer fun activity. It’s so cool to see the birds …read more

How to make 3 Ingredient Puffy Slime

How to make 3 Ingredient Puffy Slime

    It only takes three ingredients and five minutes to make hours of fun.   This puffy slime is a highly tactile experience. What’s more, it’s oddly soothing. Subsequently, everyone who was around when we made this stuff couldn’t keep their hands off it! …read more

Easy (and inexpensive!) Handprint Treasure for Mother’s Day

Easy (and inexpensive!) Handprint Treasure for Mother’s Day

  It’s a quandary every year; what do we get for Mom, Grandma and all the other important maternal figures in our lives on Mother’s Day? Here’s a great inexpensive gift that they will treasure forever. A sweet little salt dough hand print dish. Perfect …read more

Easy “Egg-straordinary” Craft to Welcome Spring

Easy “Egg-straordinary” Craft to Welcome Spring

    The definition of Spring Fever is “a feeling of restlessness and excitement felt at the beginning of spring.”   Raise your hand if you’ve got Spring Fever. Ooh! I do, I do! Pick me, Pick me!   Maybe it’s the longer sun filled days, …read more

Turn Bargain Baskets into Stylish Storage

Turn Bargain Baskets into Stylish Storage

  Around my house there is never enough storage, how about you?  I’m feeling inspired to organize and beautify and this means I need places to put things.   Preferably darling little baskets and cute totes to stash all the stuff.  But, while the decorating …read more

How to Make a Kid’s Chore Chart that Works

How to Make a Kid’s Chore Chart that Works

  Summertime and the living is easy, right? Or it would be if you could get the kiddies to willingly and happily help around the house.   Sometimes it’s so much work to get them to do their chores that it’s easier to do them …read more

Why can’t you decant?

Why can’t you decant?

  I’m always looking for ways to add beauty and elegance my home, although those concepts usually come with a hefty price tag. But here I have an easy idea that costs next to nothing but gives you big bang for your decorating dollar.   …read more

Ribbon Bookmarks – An inexpensive and thoughtful handmade gift

Ribbon Bookmarks – An inexpensive and thoughtful handmade gift

  Are you looking for a personal, thoughtful gift? Most every crafty person I know has a secret stash of bits and pieces of ribbon and fabric, old costume jewelry, buttons, baubles, bangles and beads. Some are remnants from projects and some are pieces with …read more

The Diva’s Guide to Thoughtful, Creative (and inexpensive!) Hostess Gifts

The Diva’s Guide to Thoughtful, Creative (and inexpensive!) Hostess Gifts

  Being invited to a party is such a special gesture; here are some classy ways to say ‘thank you” to the host. Find a thoughtful gift that’s meant for the host/hostess as a personal thank you and not something to be consumed at the …read more

Paper Bag Floor

Paper Bag Floor

Paper bags?  On a floor??  You betcha! To make a floor that’s recyclable, durable, and beautiful read on.     THE PAPER BAG FLOOR   What You’ll Need:  A floor (the uglier the better) Paper Grocery Bags, Packing Paper, or Kraft Paper White Glue (not …read more