DIY Pinata Cones

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Here is a great idea for the next kids party. So simple to make and the kids will have fun breaking into the cone and finding another sweet surprise. This would be a good project for the older kids to … Read More...

Tutorial: Water bottle carrier

Tutorial: Water bottle carrier Tutorial: Water bottle carrier

Don’t get dehydrated in the summer heat!  Melanie from Artzy Creations shares a free pattern for making a water bottle carrier so you can bring your H20 with you.  It has a long strap so you … Read More...

Vietnamese Summer Roll Bowls

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Vietnamese shrimp and chicken rolls are among my favorites. I’m afraid to try and make them because I’m pretty sure I would mess up the rice paper to roll the items in. Kari at GI 365 has saved me, by … Read More...

Make a DIY Giant Outdoor Matching Game

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Since my family isn’t really into traditional sporting activities, I love the idea of games we can play outside. Purchased outdoor games can be kind of pricey, but this homemade matching game looks easy, affordable, and fun for all ages. … Read More...

Tutorial: Easy grommet top curtains

Tutorial: Easy grommet top curtains Tutorial: Easy grommet top curtains

Every time I price curtains, I walk away with sticker shock.  That much money for curtains made from cheap fabric in a design I don’t really  like anyway?  No thank you.  You can DIY your … Read More...

Feature Friday: SaniCollection

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Today’s Feature Friday shop is this Etsy shop called SaniCollection.  Shop owner Pelin had a love of jewelry making brought into her life from the day she was born, coming from a line of jewelry makers in her family.  After … Read More...

DIY Herb Markers

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I was looking for ideas for signposts in my fairy garden set up and realized a lot of the polymer clay herb marker tutorials would scale well for this. This tutorial from Jessica of ContemporaryDomestics uses thin dowels for the … Read More...