How To Make Easy Marshmallow Pops

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These Easy Marshmallow Pops are super easy and fun! I did these for my daughter's Justin Bieber party. These can be made with any colors so they would be a hit on any occasion. The kids can do these because they are so easy! You need: Marshmallows Kabob sticks or cake pop sticks (found in baking section at Walmart) Cup of cold water Colored cupcake sprinkles (make a bowl for each … [Read more...]

DIY: Wood Signs Made Easy #ExpressYourself #GluenGlitter #cbias

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As you may know I am doing a kitchen makeover on a budget! So far I have done the counter tops , cabinets, backsplash and more is on the way! This week I wanted a simple and quick project that would add some character and color to the kitchen. Since I love rustic signs that is what I wanted to do. I have seen them for sale for $75 EACH and up and that is WAY above my budget. I wanted to see what … [Read more...]

DIY Kitchen Updates on a Budget: Faux Brick Kitchen Backsplash

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As you know I am updating my kitchen while maintaining a VERY tight budget. You can see the painted cabinets and the painted counter tops that i have done so far. Next it was time for the back splash. I loved the idea of painted tiles or bricks so I started experimenting. Painting Faux Bricks is fun and easy! Here is the simple tutorial. I started with the formica back splash that was attached … [Read more...]

DIY Kitchen Updates in a Budget: You CAN Paint Laminate Countertops

Priming The Counters

YES YOU CAN! I read all over the internet and heard experts saying that painting these countertops would not work. I have these ugly formica laminate counter tops that go up the way as a back splash too! UGLY! They came with the house when it was built. I discovered a kit made by the same people that did the cabinet paint kit that I used. The Rust-Oleum Countertop Transformations Kit cost over … [Read more...]

Homemade Chalk Paint (How to)

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I have been so impressed with the chalk paint projects I have seen on pinterest and on many blogs. Centsational Girl did a fabulous post about her Annie Sloan chalk paint transformation. With my bedroom furniture redo on my mind I thought that chalk paint look would be perfect. However I can not pay $39 for 1 quart plus the supplies and extras! So what do you think I did? I made my own chalk … [Read more...]

DIY Kitchen Updates On A Budget: How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets

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As I mentioned I am updating my kitchen on a budget. I started with the hideous manufactured brown cabinets. I really wanted to go with a white and country look. You can see my inspirations on Pinterest and here. Since I did not know anything about painting cabinets I decided to use a cabinet kit. I used Rust Oleum Cabinet Transformations Cabinet Coating Kit I used the small kit in … [Read more...]

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