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DIY Treasure Chest Bank

The day started with a bit of tragedy. I was lying in bed, still half-asleep when I heard crash, shatter, scream. I jumped out of bed and bolted to living room to find a distraught little boy standing over a shattered piggy bank. Accidents Happen It turns out he was taking his piggy bank down…

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Dirty Pour – Acrylic Pour Fluid Painting for Beginners

If you aren’t artistically inclined, it’s easy to dismiss the idea of making your own art to decorate around the house. But making beautiful canvas art isn’t nearly as difficult as you might think. Dirty Pour Painting or Fluid Acrylic Painting is a lot of fun and you don’t have to be an expert to…

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The DIY Chalkboard Table That Was Never Meant To Be

DIY chalkboard paint crafts are everywhere these days. It’s no wonder why they are so popular. Chalkboard paint promises to turn any surface into a fun or functional workspace. Whether you’re making a craft area for kids, a shopping list on a kitchen wall, or family task list for around the home, it’s a versatile…

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Sand Cast Tea Light Holder

A few weeks back, I helped my son make a sand cast plaster paper weight. I came out so well, I’ve been itching to make my own sand cast plaster project since then. I finally settled on attempting a sand cast tea light holder. Simple enough in theory but some of the details and materials took…

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Love Potion Bottles

Packaging goes a long way. Major brands spend a lot of money creating the perfect packaging for their products and for good reason. In many cases, people will make buying decisions based on the packaging. The concept extends to gifts as well. there’s a reason most people buy wrapping paper, gift bags, and tissue paper…

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Perfume Three Ways

It’s no secret I love essential oils. If I can use them in place of another product, I probably will. Perfume is no exception. I used to have a pretty robust collection in all shapes, sizes, and brands that accumulated over the years. From Pearberry body splash (don’t act like you didn’t love it!) to…

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Thieves Hand Sanitizer

Germs. Germs everywhere. Whether brought home from school, work, or a quick trip to the store, those little hitchhikers are pretty hard to avoid. Enter Thieves Hand Sanitizer. While nothing beats a good wash with soap and warm water, it doesn’t hurt to have this little gem in your flu-season-is-coming arsenal. Personally, I like to keep mine…

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Jewelry Clutter Part 2

It didn’t take long for the lingering pile of earrings to get to me. After some more Pinterest browsing and some Google searching I settled on a solution and was off to the hardware store the first change I got. Similar to the cup hooks, I opted for some eye hooks this time. Of course,…

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Jewelry Clutter

It started with cleaning up some odds and ends and getting frustrated for the millionth time at how much junk (especially jewelry clutter) seems to land on my dresser. Most of my little projects around the house are pretty spur of the moment like this. The movie Robots has a fun line that sums this up…

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