19th Jun2013
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How to Make a Photo Strip Collage

Last year, my 2 year old daughter was messing around with my iPhone.  She took several pictures of herself making goofy faces without even knowing it.  These...

18th Jun2013
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Updated Lighting Ideas

I’m writing this post mostly because I’m excited!  We have lived in our home now for over two years.  From the very beginning we knew we wanted...

17th Jun2013
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Repurposed Kids Play Kitchen Hutch

I had yet ANOTHER successful trip to the Goodwill!  I found this old red and white play hutch that I thought was too cute to pass up...

14th Jun2013
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Heat Transfer Recycled Tote Bag

I am so excited to have started a partnership with Silhouette America.  I wanted to share a project I did using the heat transfer starter kit that...

13th Jun2013
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Wine Tasting Party Ideas with Black Box Wines

With summertime quickly approaching, I tend to entertain more and more.  I LOVE playing hostess.  It’s always been a way for me to get creative.  Today I...

12th Jun2013
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Amazing Repurposed Rubber Tires

Rubber tires are so problematic to landfills that 11 U.S. states ban tires from landfills, and all but eight states have some sort of restriction on how...

11th Jun2013
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Upcycled Canvas Headboard Update

  My in-laws are coming! My in-laws are coming! Oh my, it’s been over a year that I made this headboard out of a curtain panel and...

10th Jun2013
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Etched Glass Laundry Detergent Container

I’ve always thought that all rooms in the house should be beautiful and well organized.  This includes rooms like the laundry room. Being a busy work from...

07th Jun2013
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How to Upcycle a Step Stool for Kids

I found this step stool for kids at Goodwill the other day.  It was $7.00.  Man, am I lucky with my thrift store finds lately!  Just the...

06th Jun2013
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Mirror Makeover Inspiration Help

Being a creative craft and DIY Blogger, there are times where I get stuck.  I personally have the pressure (that I put on myself) of inspiring others…...

05th Jun2013
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How to Make a Birdbath

This is yet another trash to treasure post!  This time, not only did I find a hidden treasure at Goodwill, I also found something in the trash…yes…the...

04th Jun2013
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Five Dollar Thrift Store Transformations

Holy moly have I been lucky while thrifting lately!  I noticed that most of my finds are about $5.00, so I thought I’d put together a quick...

03rd Jun2013
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Patio Table and Chair Update

One of my best friends (the same one who challenged me with the coin wrappers!) and fellow avid yard saler found this old set of metal patio...

31st May2013
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Four Budget Kitchen Renovation Ideas

When it comes to renovating a home, everyone can agree that the kitchen is one of the most important places to begin, but it can also be...

30th May2013
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DIY String Art

I recently attended the Elevate Blog Conference 2013.  One of the fun activities we did was a nail art and string art craft.  There were several patterns...

29th May2013
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DIY Serving Tray: A Mirror Makeover

I have had some great luck lately on my thrift store outings. I found this great mirror for five dollars at a local thrift store the same...