DIY: Heart Bracelet

DIY: Heart Bracelet Supplies: 16 Gauge Half Round Half Hard 14/20 Gold Filled Wire – 5FT Jewelry Pliers, Round and flat Cup Steps: 1. First, at one end of the wire, make two rounded humps by wrapping the wire around the thick part of your round nose pliers 2. Then squeeze the valley in between […]

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DIY Homemade Marshmallows Once You Try Never Go Back

DIY Homemade Marshmallows Once You Try Never Go Back 12 sheets gelatin* 2 cups sugar 1 cup light corn syrup 1/2 cup water 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract Pinch of salt 2/3 cup confectioners’ sugar, sifted, plus more for dusting Grease an 9×13-inch pan with shortening, using a paper towel to rub it lightly and […]

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Easy DIY Crochet Ugg Slippers LOVE

Easy DIY Crochet Ugg Slippers Kick back in style with these cute and cozy footwarmers. Fluffy yarn creates a shearling-like cuff, while a lined sole adds real comfort and warmth. By Regina Rioux Gonzalez YARN RED HEART Super Saver, 7oz/198g balls, each approx 364yd/333m (acrylic) • 1 ball #360 Cafe RED HEART Light & Lofty, […]

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How to make homemade ice cream in a baggie

How to make homemade ice cream in a baggie How to make homemade ice cream in a baggie. This is just as cool as my homemade butter in a canning jar. Oh how I wish I could take credit for coming up with this one, but I can’t. I saw it in Disney Family Fun […]

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How To: Silhouette Family Tree

How To: Silhouette Family Tree Although cut-paper profile portraits known as silhouettes originated in 1700s France as an amusement for the royals, it won’t take a king’s ransom to make your own. Ours are cut from scrapbooking foam that costs just 2 bucks a sheet at crafts stores. Make the look super chic by pairing […]

T-shirt re-styling. The pinterest way.

T-shirt re-styling. The pinterest way. Firstly, the old t-shirt.  I got an old one I have worn til it’s faded and it’s been in the bottom of my drawer forever, or at least since I lost a lot of weight a few years back. Cut the sleeves off, and then straight across, just below the […]

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Setting branches in a vase by using spray foam

Setting branches in a vase by using spray foam

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Def doing this for my “sweet” bday party.

Def doing this for my “sweet” bday party. There are many benefits to having cupcakes at your birthday party, as opposed to the traditional cake. Cupcakes allow the host to gather a myriad of flavors, colors and textures like no other. Perhaps you couldn’t choose between two or three flavors of cake, with cupcakes you […]

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DIY Remove Cellulite with Dry Brushing – 5 Tips to Use

DIY Remove Cellulite with Dry Brushing – 5 Tips to Use The skin is the largest organ of your body that is in charge of almost one fourth of your body’s detoxification process daily. It eradicates more than a pound of waste acids daily in a person, the majority of it by way of the […]

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DIY Door Jammer Perfect For Sleeping Babies

DIY Door Jammer Perfect For Sleeping Babies Ever get tired of hearing that door slam? Just put the baby down and trying to sneak out of the room? Have company over that just can’t seem to be quiet? Here is your solution! – This Door Jammer allows you to open or close any interior door […]

Cute DIY Pop Can Tab Bracelet

Cute DIY Pop Can Tab Bracelet

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PRINTED FLORAL JEANS DIY

PRINTED FLORAL JEANS DIY This season printed jeans are everywhere. Some of the best styles have a very faded, hand printed look and a tropical, floral feeling. WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO MAKE YOUR FLORAL PRINTED JEANS: One pair of white jeans Fabric paint Sponge Floral stencil X-acto knife I recommend printing it on a heavy card […]

Beaded Flip Flops DIY Tutorial

Beaded Flip Flops DIY Tutorial The lazy days of Summer are almost here. Whether you want to admit it or not you probably have at least one pair of flip-flops in your closet. WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO MAKE YOUR BEADED FLIP FLOPS: 1 Pair of flip-flops 1 Spool ½ inch ribbon Lots of beads in […]

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DIY : Celtic heart knot necklace

DIY : Celtic heart knot necklace This is a tricky DIY but also a quick one if you get your head / fingers around it. You probably have all you need at home already, i.e. a couple of hoodie strings or any other rope or string. String necklaces are extremely popular this season and there […]

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Homemade Organic Drain Cleaner That  Works

Homemade Organic Drain Cleaner That Works Unclog a drain with Baking Soda and Vinegar Pour 3/4-1 cup of baking soda in the drain. Pour 1/2 cup vinegar in the drain and immediately cover the drain (I use a plug or set a plate over it – you want to keep everything inside the drain) Leave […]

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DIY Balloon Invitation Very Clever

DIY Balloon Invitation Very Clever

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How To Clean Your Top Loading Washing Machine

How To Clean Your Top Loading Washing Machine Clean your Washer? Sounds kind of unnecessary doesn’t it? Yes, it SOUNDS that way…but when you think about all the dirt and grime that cycles through your washer on a day-to-day basis…it actually makes perfect sense! Washers need washing too! Back on February 20th of this year, […]

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How To: Splatter Paint Nails

How To: Splatter Paint Nails With the Olympic trials in full swing and the 4th of July right around the corner, I decided to get patriotic with my nail art this weekend! I searched for a quick and easy way to wear all 3 colors of the American flag and decided that splatter paint would […]

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DIY Snowman Jars For Christmas Gifts

DIY Snowman Jars For Christmas Gifts Snowman made from a baby food jar. The top jar is filled with marshmallows. The middle jar is filled with hot chocolate mix. The bottom jar is filled with mints– I need to remember this for Christmas gifts! 🙂

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How to Make Glitter Playdough DIY

HOMEMADE SPARKLING PLAYDOUGH RECIPE I made color-coordinated, star-flecked stellar playdough for the Star Wars party to serve both as an activity and a favor. 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup salt 2 cups water 1 Tablespoon oil 1 teaspoon cream of tartar food coloring glitter 1) Add food coloring to water for easiest, even distribution. […]

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How to remove wallpaper the easy way! DIY

How to remove wallpaper the easy way! DIY Be forewarned…if you have unwanted wallpaper in your home and you read this post….you may fall in love with me. Just so you know. As part of the “grand” kitchen remodel we are now undertaking (small squeal), there is a great deal of wallpaper to eradicate. Luckily, […]

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How To Make Instagram Photostrips Tutorial

How To Make Instagram Photostrips Tutorial I am obsessed with Instagram.  I just can’t get enough of the iPhone app.  It’s so much fun to take pictures and add fun little filters and effects.  I like how it’s also a mini-social network. Well, I love the app so much that I didn’t want my favorite pictures trapped […]

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How To Naturally remove those pesky blackheads!

How To Naturally remove those pesky blackheads! This is something that I have been trying out, and LOVE. Since I have been pregnant with Tucker, I have discovered a lot more blackheads on my face. And this is not okay with this mama! I have always had pretty nice skin, so when all these unwelcome […]

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Simply Sweet Skin Softening DIY

Simply Sweet Skin Softening DIY You can hide under sweaters, scarves and socks throughout the winter, but summer’s sandals, shorts and sleeveless tops put skin on display. Give yourself a healthy glow by shedding any layers of scaly, dead skin along with the layers of woolen clothes through a homemade beauty treatment. Things you need: […]

DIY Fabric Mache Bowls

DIY Fabric Mache Bowls The kids recently made these bowls by wrapping papier mache around the fat end of a balloon, allowing it to dry and then gluing strips of fabric over the form. It was one of their favorite messy activities and despite the fact that it required a lot of help from me, […]

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Girls Night Out Gift Bag Idea DIY

I want to show you an easy DIY gift bag you can put together for your next girls night out. I did have to do some searching and advanced planning to color coordinate the items but you can find all the “pink” links below. A few of my favorite things I tucked into the weekend […]

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Duck Tape Covered Boots DIY Rain Boots

Duck Tape Covered Boots DIY Rain Boots I used Duck brand tape (about 3 at Michaels after coupon) in this cool houndstooth pattern to fix up my black boots that were starting to fall apart.  The leather was starting to wear near the zippers, there was a small tear here, and the toes where all […]

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DIY Homemade Coffee Cup Sleeve

DIY Homemade Coffee Cup Sleeve

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How To Make Easy DIY Cork Stamps

How To Make Easy DIY Cork Stamps These DIY stamps are fast, simple, and perfect for adding a little personalized touch to homemade gift wrap. All it takes is some craft foam, a ballpoint pen, and something to serve as your handle (we used some corks from my cork collection). First, draw your image on […]

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How To Make Sidewalk Chalk Paint For Kids

How To Make Sidewalk Chalk Paint For Kids I know I’ve already mentioned it a few times, but I just had to revisit one of our favorite (and inexpensive!) outdoor Summer activities – homemade sidewalk chalk painting! It is SO much fun that I couldn’t resist bringing it up one more time! The recipe we […]