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Repurposed Earring Burlap and Feather Napkin Rings

Since I got a little taste of my glittery and “bling-ed” out Halloween, I thought I’d definitely want to bring a little glitz and glam to my...

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Thrift Store Apothecary Jars How To

Apothecary jars are so beautiful and can serve several display purposes.  You can use them for candy, holiday decorations, or even display your collections. They look pretty...

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DIY Perfume Kit

I received this fun DIY Perfume Kit. It even included a guide to making your own fragrance. I’ve seen people on TV do it, so I thought...

5 Tasty Holiday Cocktail Recipes

5 Tasty Holiday Cocktail Recipes

With the holidays just right around the corner, I thought I’d put together 5 Tasty Holiday Cocktail Recipes.  These are all original recipes written and concocted by...

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How Going DIY Helps the Environment

How Going DIY Helps the Environment is a Guest Post Written by Andy Giardo. Photo of a upcycled bowl made from cans by bee-cycle via Flickr Saving on...

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DIY Inspired Halloween Decorations

It’s two weeks until Halloween and it’s DEFINITELY Halloween over at our house already! Even the fireplace has some glittered skulls and bones hanging out in there. ...

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Envelope Pillow Tutorial

Making your own personalized pillows cost literally a quarter of what decorative throw pillows cost you at retail department store prices. This is what I love about...

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Our Cement Floors After

There’s a lot going on around our house lately! We painted the inside and outside of the house, remodeled the balcony, and updated our mantel.  Recently, I...

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Last Minute Halloween Craft for Kids

Last Minute Halloween Craft for Kids was written for my other blog where I shared kids crafts and activities. I had to bid farewell to it because...

12 Homemade Gift Ideas

12 Homemade Gift Ideas

I don’t know about you but I’m a planner. I need to know what I’m doing next week two weeks ago. OK, not really, but when it...

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Recycled Book Page Wreath Tutorial

This recycled book page wreath tutorial was an oldie but goodie trash to treasure idea.  I wanted to re-share it because I thought it may have gotten...

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Old Mirror Facelift

Man, have I upcycled some mirrors in my past! This old mirror facelift isn’t my first.  To give you a rundown, I have done: Two Toned Metallic...

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Recycled Food Box Gift Bags

Recycled Food Box Gift Bags, was originally written for my other blog that I had to bid farewell to because I had a difficult time maintaining two…...

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Brick Mantel Makeover

This post may be a little premature but I am so excited to share my brick mantel makeover!  It’s not quite finished. We still need a cover...

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Glittered Candy Corn Mason Jar

The candy corn was my inspiration for this project.  Even though I don’t care to eat them, I always thought that there was something whimsical about the...

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Decoupage Fabric Pumpkin How To

Decoupage Fabric Pumpkin How To is sponsored by Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores® for the Creativity Made Simple Campaign. Decorating for Halloween this year has been a...

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Introducing Simply Creative Ways

If you follow this blog, you may know my best friend Jenny Hostetler.  She is the creative one behind so many fantastic and ELABORATE birthday parties. Well,...

5 Fun Home Decor Tutorials

Five Fun Home Décor Tutorials

Did you know that I’m a regular Home Decor contributor over at GMC Trade Secrets? I have had the honor of sharing some fun ideas over there...

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