Homemade Bathroom Cleaner

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So, my bathrooms are dirty- really, really dirty. But, hey I've been pregnant for 9 months and then had surgery. My hubby is a great helper, but a shower scrubber, he is not. I started to clean my bathrooms and realized that I was out of bathroom cleaner. What's a girl to do??? A friend of mine from facebook suggested I try making my own homemade … [Read more...]

Crocheted Headband

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So, while reading up on my crafty blog list I came across this knotted headband tutorial. I am just learning to crochet, but this is simple enough that I could pull it off. Mine is def. not as good as the original, but I love it. Here's how it went down... I made the two chains in the lengths that the tutorial mentioned (300 and 160). Laid them … [Read more...]

Simple Spring Wreaths

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So, I'm totally skipping St. Patrick's Day as a crafter and going straight on to Easter. I wouldn't really consider these "Easter Wreaths", just more "springy" ones. So, here goes. I made two wreaths this week, one simple one and one that I am going to call "spunky". The first thing I started with was a trip to the Dollar Tree...who doesn't … [Read more...]

Adorable Flowers!

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Here's some simple lil projects I've been working on in between working on the living room... First up- in case you didn't already see my Pink Plaid Rosettes...     I've also been making some simple little flowers out of circles of old material that I've got. I actually cut up my prom dress...Yes, my prom dress! But, the last time … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Gift for my Man

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So like all men, my adorable hubby is super hard to buy for. He's not really a card guy either, but I always get him one anyway. I figured this year, I'd make him something more personal than just buying him some chocolate that I would probably just eat anyway. I love those little collections of "Love Coupons" you can buy- but they go for up to … [Read more...]

Pink Plaid Rosettes

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So, hubby has been working on the bathroom today, so I had to occupy myself somehow. I've been learning how to make fabric rosettes from some really cool blogs so I thought I'd give it a try! I started with an old belt- you know those kinds that come with jeans or shorts, but never quite look right when you actually wear them? I cut it apart … [Read more...]

…Brownies in a Jar!

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So, as a gift for a few of my friends and family, I decided to make something cute, and yummy! I got the recipe for the Brownies in a jar, and looked up a few others...soup in a jar, etc. I picked up some adorable Christmas-y jars at the dollar tree, added another dollar tree find- a double ended spatula, and voila! Yummy goodness! I had … [Read more...]

My Placemat Throw Pillow….

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So, I've seen around blogland that people were creating some cute lil throw pillows out of placemats- and I thought, "Even I can do that!" Hee hee...so I did! I'm not going to show a tutorial, because my camera was dying, and it was pretty self explainatory. Basically, I took a placemat that was already backed, that I picked up from Wally … [Read more...]

…my lil “beaded tree”

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<Note: Notice how much better camera resolutions have gotten over the years, because these pics are terrible!> So, the other "tree" I posted in my last post was a "beaded tree". I got the idea here: Tree! Here's how I made mine...I will mention beforehand that I really like my ribbon tree a lot better, and the blog who I got the idea … [Read more...]

…my lil ribbon tree!

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I was looking for some cute decor ideas for Christmas and I came across this one here: Ribbon Trees. I ran with the idea and I came up with one of my own... I started with these materials:  A foam "tree"    Some cute Holiday-y ribbon   and my handy-dandy pink glue gun. (Notice how it's covered in hot glue- as are my … [Read more...]