Upcycled Colander Planter

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Looking for a fun way to spruce up your outdoor decor this summer? This fun planter is made from an upcycled colander! Take an old colander from your own kitchen, the yard sale pile, or the thrift store, add some twine according to the directions over at Creative Savings Blog, and make your own decorative and whimsical planter! Be sure to pin this to your "outdoor decor" Pinterest board... but first click here to pin from the original source! … [Continue reading...]

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Great Job Rubber Stamp

good job stamp

My son has been doing awesome in school. Since the move, his reading has really improved. It has been a lot of hard work, mostly on his part, and we wanted to celebrate that. Each time he is able to get through a little photocopied book from school without getting any words wrong, we want to check it off as complete. We could just put a checkmark in the corner, but we thought making a stamp would be more fun. I let him decide what we would put on the stamp. He wanted "good job". I made a little … [Continue reading...]

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Mini Weaving Craft

Mini-Weaving The Crafty Mummy

Weaving is lots of fun for both kids and adults – but few of us have the patience or time to commit to a large weaving project. That’s why I absolutely love this Mini Weaving Craft idea! A crafty mummy shows you how to make a mini woven key fob – you can easily adapt […]

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Modern Etched Glasses

modern etched glasses

Etching glasses is super simple, I’ve done several glass etching projects here, but most involve a cutting machine to cut out the design. This glass etching is even easier, because you don’t need a fancy cutting machine! Make these Modern Etched Glasses with not much more than scissors, vinyl, and a little etching cream! You’ll […]

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DIY Tomorrowland Pin

Tomorrowland Pin

Tomorrowland comes out in theaters today. I had the chance to catch an early screening of it earlier this week. It is a fun movie that reminds us of the value of dreamers. As a creative person, I love the message! However, for all you mamas of youngin’s… they’ll love the movie, but you might […]

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Stamped and Wrapped Bracelet

stamped and wrapped bracelet

This stamped and wrapped bracelet is fun and easy to make using the tools that Impress Art sent me… so easy that I made this one with my 3 year old! He’s my “big helper” around the house, and loves helping however he can… and this stamped and wrapped bracelet was so much fun for […]

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Drink Marker Straws and Lemonade Margarita Recipe

Lemonade Margarita

I’m back with another fun drink recipe, my Lemonade Margarita. If you like a good margarita, you’re going to love this easy-to-make Lemonade Margarita! It is light and perfect for summer, and oh-so-delicious! Oh, and while we’re whipping up these cocktails that are perfect for a summer BBQ or family gathering, I’ll show you how […]

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Rag Quilted Tutorial

Rag Quilt Pillow - So Sew Easy

Today, and all weekend long, Quiltmarket is going on in Minneapolis. My two creative loves are fast crafts… and quilting. I have spent days creating quilts from start to finish… but it is fun when you can make a quick quilty project as well! Like this fun rag quilted pillow from So Sew Easy.  Trying […]

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Lego Necklace and cuttable jewelry box

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My boys love Lego. It is their favorite gift to open. We bring it with us when we go out to entertain the boys. It is all over our house. Just about any surface – odds are high you’ll find at least one Lego there. I’ve learned how to navigate the minefield of Legos on […]

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Converting Clip-on Earrings

Plaster and Disaster - converting clip-on earrings

Maybe you’re like me and you didn’t pierce your ears until you were older. Or perhaps you were given a box of clip-on earrings from family or friends. Or perhaps you fell in love with a bag of costume jewelry at a yard sale or thrift shop. You can convert clip on earrings into pierced […]

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