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How to Make a DIY Super Hero Shield

How to Make a DIY Super Hero Shield

I have to admit that I rarely buy my kids toys. I know, I’m a horrible mom that I don’t spoil my kids with commercialized stuff ;). But I’ve learned that the things they appreciate the most are the things that I make for them. Plus, it gives me an excuse to get my craft […]

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Turn an Old Knife Block into a DIY Crayon Holder

Turn an Old Knife Block into a DIY Crayon Holder

Do you ever walk by something at the thrift store and your brain says, “Whooooa, hold up–I can make something with THAT!!” Well, that’s what happened when I stopped by the thrift store after work recently. I was walking past this section of knife blocks and inspiration hit. I can’t even say what that inspiration was. […]

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Get Organized: Turn an Old Jewelry Box into a DIY Craft Organizer

Get Organized: Turn an Old Jewelry Box into a DIY Craft Organizer

Imagine my excitement when I walked into my favorite thrift store about 6 months ago and saw this jewelry armoire sitting there in all its glory….with NO PRICE TAG. It really was a magical moment. I couldn’t believe no one else had swooped it up. BEFORE   I told my boys to stay there and guard it with their […]

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How to Clean Up at the Thrift Store: My Latest Thrift Haul

How to Clean Up at the Thrift Store: My Latest Thrift Haul

I don’t know about your thrift store, but here at my favorite thrift store in Maryland, it’s always like a treasure trove. Some days are better than others, but generally, there’s tons of stuff that catch my eye. The prices are almost ridiculous. I’m talking, “I-can’t-believe-the-prices-are-so-low-maybe-I-shouldn’t-say-that-too-loud-or-they-might-jack-up-prices” ridiculous. Some of it is the luck of the […]

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Make Snowman Pencil Holders from Scrap Wood

Make Snowman Pencil Holders from Scrap Wood

When you’re a DIYer, the thought of getting rid of any piece of scrap wood makes you wince. You always tell yourself, “I’ll just store this in some random corner of my already-cluttered house because I know I’ll need it someday!” (Fess up–you do this, too, right??) Well, in the case of this project–GASP!–I actually […]

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10 Tips to Create Awesome DIY Floral Wall Art

10 Tips to Create Awesome DIY Floral Wall Art

Aren’t you tired of taking pics that look like you gave your camera to a two-year-old and said, “Here ya go, kid. Have at it!!” HA I have always loved photography with a passion, but sometimes it’s hard pulling off a shot that looks good enough to blow up to a canvas size to decorate your walls with. […]

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How to Make a DIY Foot Scrubber: DIY Gift Ideas!

How to Make a DIY Foot Scrubber: DIY Gift Ideas!

How’s this to shock you: there are only 72 more day until Christmas. GASP! (This year is FLYING). I know…..it’s ludicrous to think. We haven’t even gotten to Halloween and suddenly the holidays are upon us. I admit, I usually don’t like to give gifts at the holidays. The rebel in me fights against the total […]

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