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Free pritnable Valentine's banner (featured)
by  |  posted under Crafting, Decorating, Family Time, Free Printables, Free Stuff, Fun With Kids, Uncategorized, Valentine's Day
My kids love to help decorate the house for every holiday. I see picture perfect homes in all their beautiful holiday splendor and I think how wonderful it would be if my house looked like any one of the thousands of pictures I come across. But that would mean taking the decorating out of the hands of my kids and they would be devastated. They...
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Great Heart Attack Decor for Valentine's Day! (featured)
by  |  posted under Crafting, Decorating, Do It Yourself, Family, Fun With Kids, Parenting, Traditions, Uncategorized, Valentine's Day
  Great Heart Attack Decor for Valentine's Day!  The easiest decoration you will put up all year (and cheapest, too, probably) are these Valentine hearts. Tell your kids you've been heart attacked :) The hearts are found at your local party supply store if you want to go the easy route and have them pre-cut.  I have also cut...
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Wedding centerpiece featured
by  |  posted under Baby Showers, Crafting, Decorating, Do It Yourself, Mother's Day, Uncategorized
Per reader request on our fabulous Facebook page, we're gathering all of the prettiest centerpiece ideas for you to use at your weddings and fancy parties.  Makes me want to get married all over again! 21 Easy, Chic DIY Centerpieces for Weddings & Fancy Parties 1. Pretty flower pomanders 2. Lavender candle votive 3. Can you...
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easy handmade foosball table (featured)
by  |  posted under Anti Boredom Busters, Boys, Crafting, Do It Yourself, Family, Family Time, Fun With Kids, Girls
What do you do to entertain your kids on holiday breaks, cold rainy days, or any day you're stuck at home? Do you ever run out of activities and it's not even dinnertime yet? Well, I have put together a tutorial for a super fun foosball table and checkerboard to keep the kiddos busy! Here is what you will need: 1. Spray paint 2. Clear glaze...
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3 ways to repurpose old christmas lights (featured)
by  |  posted under Christmas, Crafting, Decorating, Do It Yourself, Holiday
I'm pretty sure every year we end up throwing away another two strands of Christmas lights because the frustration of figuring out which bulb is the culprit making the entire string not work is just not worth it. And although your strands may seem worthless - here are 3 quick ways to repurpose old Christmas lights when they go out on you - (these...
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Fun DIY Christmas Gift Bags - Perfect for the Holidays (featured)
by  |  posted under Christmas, Crafting, Do It Yourself, Gift Giving, Gift Wrapping, Sewing
Who doesn't love a perfectly packaged gift?! I learned a long time ago that the presentation means just as much as the actual present inside. This season, I decided to try making my own fun D.I.Y. Christmas gift bags. It needed to be quick and easy because I have several people on my shopping list. I whipped up 3 bags in 25-30 minutes so I...
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by  |  posted under Baby Gifts, Christmas, Crafting, Do It Yourself, Gift Giving, Holiday
When I saw this idea, I hit my head in a DUH! moment. It is so simple. so easy. and SO GENIUS! And made from leg warmers!?! Why not? They are the perfect size, they are soft and they can be FREE with this code: 5FREEHDS and this link!! We just happen to love therapy sacks around here and have made many different versions as you can see from...
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Cone featured
by  |  posted under Baby Showers, Birthdays, Christmas, Crafting, Decorating, Do It Yourself, Holiday
  I have had three cardboard cones sitting in my craft room for months, begging for something creative to be done with them.  I finally turned to the web and was astounded at how many really amazing things you can do with a cone!  All of these cool crafts use either cardboard or styrofoam cones--both of which are super cheap.  Check...
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Dollar Store Decorations Featured
by  |  posted under Christmas, Crafting, Decorating, Do It Yourself, Holiday
If you enjoy holiday crafting and decorating, try your hand at some of these creative DIY dollar store Christmas decorations that look like they came from a home decor store.   21 Dollar Store Christmas Decorations That Look Expensive 1. Berry wreath 2. Burlap candy canes 3. Dollar store book wreath 4. Beaded garland...
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Give Thanks Banner-featured
by  |  posted under Crafting, Decorating, Thanksgiving
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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