Pinterest Party! Link up and get pinned! #linky #bloggers

Hey friends! It's Wednesday night and you know what that means! It's time for the weekly Pinterest Power Party!! This party is to focus on YOU - the readers! Do you have a DIY project, frugal gift idea, or delicious recipe you want to share? Well, we want to see them and share them on our Pinterest boards too!! Don't forget about our Pinterest Power Party board - we'll be pinning each … [Read more...]

How To Update A Table With A Plaid Design Using Paint

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Recently I found these side tables at garage sales. They were both $5 and I just knew I could make them look nice again. Since we have all new colors in the living room this was the perfect time. I really wanted something unique for the family area. For the large table I wanted to try a “plaid design” on the top. I can not find the picture of the tables before the primer. (Sorry) Here is how easy … [Read more...]

DIY Custom Curtains: How To Make Curtains From Canvas Drop Cloths

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If you are looking for an inexpensive but creative custom look for your windows here is a great option. We have a wall of windows that I have let go without character for many months now. Since we had renovations done and the colors changed I have not found the right curtains to go on this wall. When I would start shopping for what I had in mind it quickly got very pricey. I love the look of floor … [Read more...]

Easy and Inexpensive DIY Valentine Decorations

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Are you looking for some easy and inexpensive DIY Valentine Decorations ideas? I’m excited to share two projects that took only a couple minutes each.  The first project is a Conversation Heart Candle votive. You only need 3 items to make this.  Conversation Hearts Votive holder Candle Fill your votive holder half full of Conversation hearts and place your candle on the top. You … [Read more...]

How To Make Handprint Heart Valentine’s Cards

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My house was visited by the flu last week and let me tell you, that was a rough few days. Towards the end of the week I had a whole houseful of little people who still didn't feel good but were sick of just laying around. I got all excited and got out the items we would need for this craft and it was met with ho-hum enthusiasm at best. Usually my kids love to cut, color and give stuff away but … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Craft: Felt Valentines Fortune Cookie

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Valentine's Day is one of my favorite holidays since becoming a mom. I love to surprise them on the days up to Valentine's Day with fun crafts, little treats and things they just don't expect. This craft would be perfect for popping a little note into a lunch box or backpack. I haven't figured out how to get a small candy to stick inside of them yet, but I'm working on it! I adapted this project … [Read more...]

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