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DIY Vintage Clutch Bride Emergency Kit

DIY Vintage Clutch Bride Emergency Kit

Today I’ll show you how to turn a beautiful vintage clutch into a miniature bridal emergency kit with all the little items your best friend might need on her big day. 

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DIY Paw Print Ornaments

DIY Paw Print Ornaments

At my pet store we sell Paw Print ornament kits. They were really cute and I thought it would be a great gift for my mom – except they were $15 per kit and my mom has four dogs. I figured it would probably be pretty easy to DIY with a salt dough recipe, so(…)

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Monthly Obsessions: September 2013

Monthly Obsessions: September 2013

I have a bit of an obsessive personality, so when I decide I like something, I get really enthusiastic about it. I also really like to talk, so I figured I’d give my family and friends a break and share it with the world instead. My monthly obsessions can come from just about any category(…)

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DIY: Origami Paper Flowers

DIY: Origami Paper Flowers

My best friend found a tutorial for these origami flowers while looking for paper flower ideas to use at her wedding reception. This is one of the first ideas we tried out, and they looked awesome. We’re in the process of making nearly a hundred for the big day. I decided to share the tutorial(…)

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Seed Starting with Newspaper Seed Pots

Seed Starting with Newspaper Seed Pots

  The past couple weeks I’ve been getting my seeds started indoors, using my Seed Starting Log to keep things organized. (Although, in the interest of full disclosure, I did get a late start on a few despite my best efforts. )   Last year I did a full post on how to make newspaper(…)

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DIY: Valentine Heart Wreath

DIY: Valentine Heart Wreath

I love this wreath. My friend Katie and I made several last year, because our family members all had to have one. Katie ended up with some leftover supplies, so we decided to use them up and make a couple more. Mine is going to grandma… although I love it so much it’s going to(…)

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DIY Compost Bin

DIY Compost Bin

I admit it. I’ve got compost fever. Now, I realize January is not the ideal time to start a project like this, but it’s been unusually warm most of the winter, and I’m hoping that even with the cooler temps I’ll be able to crank out one tub of compost to start off my garden(…)

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DIY: Shatterproof Ornament Wreath

DIY: Shatterproof Ornament Wreath

I actually completed a challenge, go me! This entry will be week 4 in the Dare to DIY Challenge – deck the halls. I saw Meg from Whatever make this wreath last year, but decided to hold off until I could get some clearance ornaments after Christmas. So, I’ve been anxiously waiting to start this(…)

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Hot Chocolate on a Stick Gift Bags

Hot Chocolate on a Stick Gift Bags

This project is week 3 in the Dare to DIY Series: give handmade. A couple of years ago I made similar gift bags as party favors at my Tacky Christmas Sweater Party. I decided to make a batch again this year for party favors, and to hand out as little gifts to the mailman, neighbors,(…)

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Tacky Christmas Sweater Party Invitations – Free Printable

Tacky Christmas Sweater Party Invitations – Free Printable

This post is week two in the Dare to DIY Challenge: Dare to Entertain. For the third year, Jason and I will be hosting a Tacky Christmas Sweater Party. I usually just use a Facebook Event to do my invites, but since I’ve been playing with Photoshop lately I decided to create a paper version.(…)

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