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Once I removed all the black and orange glitter Halloween decor from the entertainment center - it felt so bare and was begging for some fall/Thanksgiving love. It was time to bring on some natural elements so I turned to one of my favorites - wood - to make this simple DIY Give Thanks wood banner. I used my miter saw to cut 6" wide triangles...
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--- Plain and simple, people love to be outdoors.  I've always dreamed of a cozy outdoor living space to call my own.  After 10 years of dreaming, I decided to stop dreaming and start doing. "Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat". - Laura Ingalls Wilder  Here are 7 Easy Steps to Create a Cozy...
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by  |  posted under Crafting, Decorating, Family Time, Fun With Kids, Thanksgiving, Traditions
I love creating kid friendly spaces, especially around the holidays, and I've found that the best way to do this is to involve the kids. It's about this time of year that my daughter starts asking if we can work on Thanksgiving table place cards. She's been in charge the last three years and she takes her role very seriously. Here are four place...
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We are thrilled to welcome back Inger, from Uppercase Living, who is here to show us how to create gorgeous holiday projects using vinyl and oil based markers! Hello HDS readers! I’m excited to be a contributor on this popular blog again! This last spring, I was introduced to the wonderful world of oil-based markers and decided to try vinyl...
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25 Days of Christ featured
by  |  posted under Christmas, Crafting, Decorating, Family, Family Time, Freebies, Giveaways & Sponsored Posts, Holiday, Inspiration, Shop, Traditions
25 Days of Christ 25 Days of Christ Our Favorite Christmas Tradition Yet! For a while my kids were enamored with Mickey Mouse Clubhouse. There was a particular episode they loved in which Donald Duck went completely nuts trying to make sure he got his list to Santa. The 'List' was a detailed accounting of all the stuff he wanted and my kids...
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by  |  posted under Baby Showers, Birthdays, Boys, Crafting, Decorating, Fun With Kids, Girls
See how customized ice packs & reusable drink koozies "team" up and add more spirit to your celebration!   A basic kitchen sponge becomes a convenient ice pack when it is soaked in water, frozen, then sealed in a ziploc bag.  As the ice pack melts, the sponge contains the water to prevent dripping.  It's a handy...
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If spray paint gets a bad rap, it shouldn't.  Apart from being the tool of choice for taggers and vandals, when pointed in the right direction, it can be a positive contributor to society.  As an avid crafter and DIY diva, I love using spray paint and here's why: it is fast, easy, and quite classy.  {My grandpa would have supplemented that...
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Darleen gold sequin word script pillow featured image
by  |  posted under Crafting, Decorating, Do It Yourself, Sewing
 We are incredibly thrilled to welcome a fabulous guest to HowDoesShe today! She is one super talented gal and she is here to share a DIY you will not want to miss! Take it away, Darleen! Hello!  My name is Darleen, and I am posting my first craft tutorial here at HowDoesShe!  I stay busy over at Darling Darleen creating beautiful things,...
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08.19.15 DIY USA Wall Art
DIY USA wall art (featured)
by  |  posted under Crafting, Decorating, Do It Yourself, Patriotic Holidays
I may have an obsession with maps and globes. It's my hope that it creates curiosity and a sense of exploration with my children. This wooden DIY USA wall art is my new favorite wall decor and it was easy. I'm not just saying that...really. In fact, I had a friend do this project with me. A friend who had never picked up power tools before and...
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Table cloths featured
by  |  posted under Baby Showers, Birthdays, Crafting, Decorating, Do It Yourself, Holiday, Roundups, Uncategorized
My poor, plain table has been naked long enough.  It whines at me while I'm washing dishes, why do the curtains get to have all the fun?  I'm loving these gorgeous table cloths that are perfect for parties, dinner with friends, weddings, or just to ramp up your kitchen decor.  Check out these 18 table cloths that are simply to die for! 1....
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