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foot soak for sore feet recipe

Foot Soak for Sore Feet – Magnesium Rosemary Foot Soak Recipe

Becoming a mom has made me want to take even better care of myself but has made it more difficult ...
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delicious sugar scrub recipes for fall

Sugar Scrub Recipes for Fall

I absolutely love warm fall scents, so I decided to put together a roundup of sugar scrub recipes for fall ...
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Free printable daily intentions planner in a galaxy frame with overlay text

Daily Intentions Planner & Easy DIY Dry Erase Board – Daily Affirmations Printable

Setting daily intentions and practice gratitude are key to experiencing an uplifting, joyful day and manifesting the life you want, ...
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How to make a manifestation box (and create the life you desire!)

How to Make a Manifestation Box – DIY Watercolor Wood Box

Today's tutorial shows you how to make a manifestation box (or wish, prayer, or gratitude box!), but really you could ...
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The best way to make grippy socks that won't fall down! So easy and inexpensive, and better for baby than hard shoes when she's crawling or cruising.

The Best Way to Make Grippy Socks – DIY Baby Grippy Socks

Baby socks: cute, essential, and somewhat frustrating. It seems like they're forever falling down or slipping off Baby's feet, and ...
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Complaint Free Week Challenge

Complaint Free Week Challenge & DIY Complaint/Gratitude Jar

I am so incredibly excited about sharing today's post! I've been wanting to start a "complaint jar" for a while, ...
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DIY boho market basket tutorial with tassel making instructions

DIY Boho Market Basket

I truly love transforming objects from something plain, unwanted, or everyday into something special! Over the past few months, my ...
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how to paint a watercolor mixing chart video tutorial

How to Paint a Watercolor Paint Mixing Chart – Get to Know your Watercolors 5

I am super excited to share a new watercolor painting tutorial with y'all today! In today's video I show you ...
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dishwasher safe galaxy mug tutorial with video

How to a Make Dishwasher Safe Galaxy Mug

I am incredibly in love with today's tutorial and thrilled to have it ready to share with y'all! I enjoyed ...
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glazing and layering with watercolor paints

Glazed/Layered Watercolor Swatches Tutorial – How to Layer Transparent Watercolors

Hi, everyone! I'm excited to be back after an unplanned one week hiatus with the fourth installment of Getting to ...
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upcycled DIY fine motor toy for infants

Easy Upcycled DIY Fine Motor Toy For for Infants

Our LG has always immediately gravitated towards whatever she isn't "supposed" to have. Keeping up with her is an even ...
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tips for making easy bracelets

Easy DIY Bracelets – Tips for Easy Bracelets with Convenience Supplies

Today I wanted to share a combo currently crafting/really easy tutorial and a reminder that it's totally okay to give ...
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How to Paint Transparency Swatches with Watercolors - Get to Know your Watercolors class series on Skillshare

How to Paint Transparency Swatches with Watercolors is Live on Skillshare!

I just wanted to stop in with a quick post to let y'all know that the latest class in my ...
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DIY enamel camp mug tutorial - easy and so cute!

DIY Enamel Camp Mugs – Make your own Adventure Camp Mug

As some of y'all know, my grandmother passed shortly before Easter. She was 90, almost 91, and she hadn't been ...
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How to Test your Watercolor Paints for Staining is Live on Skillshare!

How to Test your Watercolor Paints for Staining is Live on Skillshare!

How to Test your Watercolor Paints for Staining is live on Skillshare - woohoo! I'm so excited to share this ...
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getting to know your watercolors 1 How to Test your Watercolor Paints for Transparency

How to Test your Watercolor Paints for Transparency is Live on Skillshare!

I've had a couple people ask to be notified when my new watercolor classes become available so I wanted to ...
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Announcing a new Skillshare Series - Getting to Know your Watercolors

Announcing a new Skillshare Series – Getting to Know your Watercolors

Today I'm excited to announce the launch of a new series of Skillshare classes called Getting to Know your Watercolors! ...
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DIY Montessori Infant Placement Tutorial - Montessori Placemats for Babies

DIY Montessori Infant Placement Tutorial – Montessori Placemats for Babies

An important part of preparing the environment for weaning LG (meaning the introduction of solid foods, not the cessation of ...
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watercolor galaxy night sky with mountains tutorial

Mini Watercolor Galaxy Painting Tutorial – Watercolor Sky with Mountains

This spring's acrylic mini galaxy painting and watercolor pineapple tutorial have been pretty popular so I decided to do another ...
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Easy Shabby Photo Holder Tutorial

Easy Shabby Photo Holder Tutorial

As I've mentioned repeatedly, I tried very hard to use up paints and theoretically non-shipable items before leaving Hawaii. As ...
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galaxy hair mermaid with watercolor markers skillshare class preview

How to Paint a Galaxy Hair Mermaid with Watercolor Markers is Live on Skillshare!

Woot woot! My first new Skillshare class in a year is live!! I already wrote all about the class last ...
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easy embellished floral tote bag tutorial

Easy Embellished Floral Tote Bag Tutorial

So, in my mind this embellished floral tote tutorial was going to written and posted long before Mother's Day... I ...
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self-acceptance rainbow painting mini art tutorial

Self-Acceptance Rainbow Mini Art Tutorial

Longtime readers know that I'm a big fan of both gratitude journaling and self-acceptance. As I wrote in the post ...
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DIY pained alpaca with free traceable pattern

DIY Alpaca Painting on a Wood Plaque (with free traceable alpaca pattern!)

As I mentioned in the galaxy art tutorial post, I worked hard to use up as much of my non-shippable ...
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hot glue mermaid tail necklace

Easy Hot Glue Mermaid Tail Necklace Tutorial

Over 90% of the ocean remains unexplored - you can't prove there aren't mermaids! If you want a fun and ...
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DIY Shabby Hangers Tutorial

DIY Shabby Embellished Clothes Hangers

I've been doing a lot of closet and drawer cleaning lately while preparing for our upcoming move. It really got ...
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colorful watercolor pineapple tutorial

Watercolor Pineapple Tutorial – How to Paint a Colorful Watercolor Pineapple Postcard

I have wanted to do another video for a tutorial for ages! It's been very tricky to find the opportunity ...
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Mini galaxy art tutorial with craft paints

Mini Galaxy Painting Tutorial with Craft Paints

I've had to throw away or donate many items as we prepare to move. Some of them were easy to ...
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DIY silicone teething necklaces

Easy Silicone Teething Necklace Tutorial – How to make a Silicone Nursing Necklace

Recently LG started to get distracted and grabby while nursing. And, of course, like all babies she loves putting things ...
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rainbow polymer clay necklace tutorial

Polymer Clay Rainbow Necklace Tutorial

Do you ever have a project idea and know you absolutely have to make it as soon as possible? That's ...
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lavender and frankincense pillow mist recipe

Lavender Frankincense Pillow Mist Recipe

I'm not a 'good sleeper' (unlike my husband who is a sleeping machine!). I discovered a while ago that the ...
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DIY wood bead clutching toy tutorial

DIY Wood Bead Clutching Toy for Babies

The month before LG was born I went on a toy-making spree. Even though I knew she wouldn't be able ...
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Lucky Printable Gratitude Banner for St. Patrick's Day

Lucky Printable Gratitude Banner for St. Patrick’s Day

As longtime readers know, I'm all about remembering to be grateful and developing a daily gratitude practice. Although having a ...
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Hawaiian ribbon lei online class (free!)

How to Make a Loopy Ribbon Lei is Live on Skillshare!

Last spring I created a "loopy" ribbon lei tutorial class and posted it as a free course available to Artisan ...
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polymer clay faux ceramic gift tags tutorial

Faux Ceramic Polymer Clay Gift Tags Tutorial

My gifts have a reputation for being the "worst dressed" under the family Christmas tree. I'm not really sure that ...
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easy magic loop knitting tutorial

Currently Crafting – Knitted Baby Leggings & Easy Magic Loop Knitting

Hello and welcome to another installment of Currently Crafting where I share the items we're making right now and any ...
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Easy Gilded Polymer Clay Valentines

Gilded Polymer Clay Valentine Tutorial

Valentine's Day has always been strongly associated with handmade in my mind. When I was a young child, my mom ...
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How to Decide Whether to Buy or DIY

Deciding Whether to Buy or DIY & a Fabric Coil Rug Tutorial

As regular readers know, I'm a huge fan of 'doing it myself' whenever I can. If you've been here a ...
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free printable Christmas high contrast cards for Babies

Free Printable Christmas High Contrast Cards for Babies

I promised in my post on free printable high contrast cards for newborns that I'd have more high contrast cards ...
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upcycled llama ornament tutorial

Upcycled Llama Ornament Tutorial

I recently came across a super cute Pin for something that, apparently, no longer exists. Isn't it annoying when that ...
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easy no-sew unicorn banner

Easy Unicorn Banner – DIY No-Sew Unicorn Wall Decor

I seriously just can't help loving the unicorn trend. I don't like 'girly' things and I usually don't like trendy ...
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easy polymer clay Christmas tree earrings

Easy Polymer Clay Christmas Tree Earrings Tutorial

Okay, I admit it. I'm a crafting addict! Whenever I have a spare moment, I can't help breaking out the ...
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Free Printable High Contast Baby Gym Mobile

DIY High Contrast Baby Gym Cards – Free Printable High Contrast Mobile for Newborns

As regular readers know well by now, I'm a huge fan of handmade and homemade items for babies! In addition ...
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DIY Nontoxic Stained Wood Coasters Tutorial

DIY Nontoxic Stained Wood Coasters Tutorial

Somewhere in our apartment we have two sets of washable fabric coasters but, as the Aussies would say, most of ...
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easy DIY row counter for knitting and crochet

Super Easy DIY Row Counter for Knitting and Crochet

Sometimes one thing just leads to another and then all of a sudden you find yourself trying to knit a ...
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Felt mushroom garland tutorial with free pattern

Felt Mushroom Garland Tutorial – DIY Felt Garland for fall

As I've mentioned several times recently, I'm trying really hard to celebrate the seasons this year, no matter what the ...
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unique stash busting fabric scrap ideas

Stash-Busting Fabric Scrap Craft Ideas

Oh, fabric scraps. Why is it so difficult to get rid of scraps? As I've shared before, I have a ...
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DIY lotus blossom shirt tutorial - adult and baby size templates included!

DIY Lotus Blossom Color Splash Shirt Tutorial

I gave a preview of this project three weeks ago and said I'd be sharing it "soon." Yikes! I guess ...
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Polymer Clay Pumpkin Photo Holders Tutorial

Polymer Clay Pumpkin Photo Holders – Fall Place Card Holders Tutorial

Like I wrote in last month's upcycled tin can pumpkin tutorial, I'm trying really, really hard to do some seasonal ...
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DIY kraken necklace tutorial

DIY Kraken Necklace for Halloween – Polymer Clay Octopus Necklace Tutorial

For the past couple of months, my husband has been very interested in "tako hunting," otherwise known as fishing for ...
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Super Simple DIY Color Mist Inks

DIY Color Mist with India Inks – Easy DIY Color Mist

Like most mixed media crafting supplies, spray inks are difficult for me to come by in Hawaii. They're also not ...
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DIY natural wood polish tutorial

DIY Natural Wood Polish & Cutting Board Conditioner

Although I will admit to making my own things sometimes even when gathering all the needed supplies together actually cost ...
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Easy Upcycled Tin Can Pumpkins Tutorial

Upcycled Can Pumpkins – Recycled Tin Can Pumpkin Tutorial

My husband has never carved a pumpkin. Never, ever. He grew up in Miami, where the warm weather would surely ...
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DIY Muslin Gauze Baby Washcloth Tutorial

DIY Gauze Baby Washcloths – Simple Soft Facecloth Tutorial & Brief Life Lately

I haven't really blogged about it, but my husband and I are excited to be welcome a new member to ...
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galaxy wood slice art tutorial

Galaxy Wood Slice Art Tutorial – Easy Painted Galaxy

Do you remember when I posted about shopping for craft supplies with The Shoppe at Somerset? One of the items ...
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easy beachy mermaid sign tutorial

Beachy Mermaid Sign Tutorial – Easy Mermaid Sign with Crackle Medium

Signs are "in" and mermaids are "in," so this easy DIY mermaid sign is the perfect way to enjoy both ...
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Easy Polymer Clay Antler Necklace Tutorial

Easy Polymer Clay Antler Necklace Tutorial – DIY Woodland Necklace

Have you ever been walking through the woods and found a shed antler? Deer shed their antlers every year, usually ...
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rock crafts tutorials roundup

Rock Painting Crafts Roundup

Has the rock painting craze caught on in your area? Folks have been painting rocks for years, but lately I've ...
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food safe alcohol ink dishes

Food Safe Dishes with Alcohol Inks – DIY Colorful Dishes Tutorial

A long, long time ago I wrote a post about using Stazon inks and stamps to decorate dishes. (It was ...
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cute and easy diy oil lamp update

DIY Oil Lamp Update – Cute Rustic Oil Lamp

During last year's trip to West Virginia, we put a lot of effort into buying battery powered lanterns, flashlights, and ...
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12+ delicious sugar scrub recipes for summer

Delicious Sugar Scrub Recipes for Summer

The end of July is approaching, but summer weather is far from over for many of us! Basically everywhere I've ...
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Easy DIY Footed Jewelry Box Tutorial

DIY Footed Jewelry Box – Cute & Simple Trinket Box Tutorial

Watching an elaborate project come together can be a lot of fun, but sometimes a quick and simple crafting project ...
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Free blog planner printables for August 2017

Printable Blog Planner Pages for August 2017 and Cactus Crafts Tutorials Roundup

July is almost over, so that means it's time for printable blog planner pages for August 2017! Just like the ...
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DIY mermaid earrings and necklace tutorial

Mermaid Earring Tutorial – DIY Polymer Clay Mermaid Earrings & Necklace

Like I said last month, I think summers are for mermaiding! Our return to Hawaii and first glimpse of the ...
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DIY yoga strap tutorial

DIY Yoga Strap – Make your own Cute Yoga Strap Tutorial

Last spring I decided to start making yoga straps for sale. I got all the materials, made some prototypes and...got ...
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Upcycled Jar Crafts Roundup - recycled jar craft ideas

Upcycled Jar Crafts Roundup – DIY Recycled Jar Ideas

As regular readers know, I'm a huge fan of saving and upcyling glass jars! Upcycled jar crafts are a real ...
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simple macrame bottle necklace

DIY Summer Memories Necklace – Simple Macrame Bottle Necklace

Remember making macrame necklaces and friendship bracelets? Or maybe buying those little wish bracelets on summer vacation? Those braided bracelets with ...
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DIY Cactus Necklace Tutorial

Cactus Necklace Tutorial – DIY Polymer Clay Cactus Necklace

Weirdly enough, I see a lot of cacti in Hawaii. Parts of the islands are very dry, especially when it ...
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crafts with sticks and branches - natural crafts

Crafts to Make with Sticks and Branches – Natural Crafts with Sticks

It's no secret that I love crafting with found and natural materials! Since I live near the ocean and love ...
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make your own mermaid picture frame

Mermaid Picture Frame Tutorial – DIY Mermaid Scale Frame

Nothing says summer like mermaids! Or maybe that's just me... Even though we're currently enjoying our time in the mountains ...
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5 top tips for preparing your blog for vacation

5 Tips for Preparing your Blog for Vacation – How to Prepare your Blog for a Trip

Ah, vacation. A time to relax and unwind - or, in our case, do lots of yard work and learn ...
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paper flower pomander tutorial

Paper Flower Kissing Ball Tutorial – DIY Wedding Paper Flower Pomander

Paper flower pomanders, or kissing balls, have had a special place in my heart ever since I made a bunch ...
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DIY Travel Games - travel games for adults

DIY Travel Games – Make your Own Games for Trips & Vacations

Since we're headed to the airport this afternoon, travel is on my mind today! Although the trend seems to be ...
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Boho Crafts to DIY for Summer

Boho Summer Crafts – Boho Crafts to DIY for Summertime

Maybe it's because I live near the beach, but summer seems to demand some breezy, boho DIYs! The funky, casual ...
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preparing your Etsy shop for vacation

Tips for Preparing your Etsy Shop for Vacation

I've taken at least two weeks of time away from home every year since starting my Etsy shop. I handle ...
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easy polymer clay phases of the moon mobile tutorial

Polymer Clay Phases of the Moon Mobile Tutorial – DIY Phases of the Moon Wall Hanging

While walking the beach a while back I found an absolutely lovely piece of driftwood. It was perfect for a ...
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Anchor Wreath Tutorial - DIY Anchor Wreath with Ribbon

DIY Anchor Wreath for Summer – Nautical Ribbon Anchor Wreath Tutorial

As regular readers know, I'm all about nautical style no matter the time of year! I realize that for most ...
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Felt TIki Ornament Brooch and Bookmark Tutorial and Pattern

Tiki Felt Ornament Pattern – DIY Felt Tiki Bookmark, Ornament, and Brooch

Do you have a UFO basket? This adorable tiki felt ornament was in my UFO basket for almost a year ...
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Ultimate Lavender Crafts Roundup - 35+ lavender self-care DIYs, crafts, recipes, and more!!!

Ultimate Lavender Crafts Tutorials Roundup – Lavender Crafts to DIY

Lavender is one of my absolute favorite flowers. Besides the fact that I love purple and adore the way lavender ...
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DIY mini yarn skein necklace

Mini Yarn Skein Necklace Tutorial – DIY Necklace for Yarn Lovers

My mom has always been a knitter. Well, I assume there was a point in her life before she learned ...
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5 Best Crafts for Traveling - Portable crafts for travel and vacation

5 Best Crafts for Traveling – Portable Crafts for Traveling and Vacation

When there's a little space left in your carryon, what do you bring? More snacks or more crafts? It's a ...
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how to make a loopy ribbon lei - Hawaiian ribbon lei online class

Free Hawaiian Ribbon Lei Making Online Class – Learn how to Make a Loopy Ribbon Lei

It's May again, and that means graduation season is here! Each spring my ribbon lei tutorials are among my most ...
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how to sanitize toilet paper rolls for crafts - chemical free!

How to Sanitize Paper Rolls for Crafts – How to Sanitize Toilet Paper Rolls Chemical Free

Both toilet paper and paper towel rolls are very popular for crafts. They're virtually free, and who doesn't want free ...
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decorated envlopes from Naomi Loves

The Joy of Snail Mail & Decorated Envelopes DIYS

We recently received an actual, physical card in the mail and it was so nice! With email and social media ...
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hot glue gun tips

Top 10 Hot Glue Gun Tips & Tricks

I've had several comments from folks recently who said they weren't aware that there are different types of hot glue ...
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DIY lantern from a can

DIY Lantern from a Recycled Can – Beachy Upcycled DIY Lantern Tutorial

It's May, so that means we're leaving for West Virginia next month!! Getting ready to visit WV always makes me ...
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DIY polymer clay mermaid box tutorial

DIY Polymer Clay Mermaid Box – Magical Mermaid Box Tutorial

As a lifelong mermaid lover, I've enjoyed seeing mermaids gaining popularity in recent years. There are so many more cute ...
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Driftwood Crafts to Buy & DIY

Driftwood Crafts to Buy and DIY for Summer

Driftwood crafts are the perfect way to prepare your space for summer! I love driftwood projects because they're surprisingly versatile ...
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Simple Embellished Burlap Rose Zip Pouch Tutorial

Simple Embellished Burlap Rose Zip Pouch Tutorial

I absolutely cannot make a trip to the Mainland without stocking up at a major craft store! On a Hobby ...
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Water Beads Essential Oil Diffuser

BBArtisans April Challenge – Spring Is Here – Water Beads Essential Oil Diffuser

The Blogging Business Artisans Etsy team has a blogging challenge each month. April is more than half finished, so it ...
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DIY Ombre Cork Monogram Letter Tutorial

DIY Ombre Cork Monogram Letter Tutorial

I have approximately one zillion unused wine corks at home because I purchased a very large quantity to get a ...
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How to Make Super Simple Starfish Hairpins - Mermaid Hair Pin Tutorial

How to Make Super Simple Starfish Hairpins – Mermaid Hair Pin Tutorial

Starfish hairpins are such a beautiful, but simple, accessory. They can dress down for a casual, beachy, "mermaid hair" look, ...
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How to Make your Own Beach Wedding Table Numbers

How to Make your Own Beach Wedding Table Numbers

Beach weddings will always have a special place in my heart. I love how they can be casual or chic, ...
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Upcycled Painted Glass Bottle Vase

Upcycled Painted Glass Bottle Vase

Oh, upcylcling jars and bottles! I should probably just claim that as a favorite hobby instead of "crafting." As I've shared ...
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Easy Beachy Ombre Monogram Letter Tutorial

Easy Beachy Ombre Monogram Letter Tutorial

Do you ever happen upon a project when you originally had something else in mind? That's exactly what happened with ...
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Goat Milk Bath Soak Recipe

Goat Milk Bath Soak Recipe

There is something so luxurious about a bath! When I was a kid, I used to love when my grandmother ...
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Super Simple DIY Belt Tutorial

Super Simple DIY Belt Tutorial

Hello and happy Thursday! In last week's necklace tutorial, I mentioned that I'd also made the belt worn in the ...
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Anthro-Inspired Crystal & Key Necklace Tutorial

Anthro-Inspired Crystal & Key Necklace Tutorial

A year or so ago, Hawaii got its first Anthropologie. Whenever we stop by the mall it lives in, we ...
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cinnamon latte whipped shea butter sugar scrub recipe recipe

Cinnamon Latte Whipped Sugar Scrub Recipe

Alright, so I'll admit it doesn't actually get cold in Hawaii (except on the mountains where it snows, but they're ...
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Soothing Lavender Soap Recipe with Frankincense - DIY Wedding Favor Soaps

Soothing Lavender Soap Recipe with Frankincense – DIY Wedding Favor Soaps

There is something so luxurious about using an extra creamy, deliciously scented bar of soap. It can turn an everyday necessity ...
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DIY Spiced Cinnamon Honey Favors - Cinnamon Infused Honey Recipe

DIY Spiced Cinnamon Honey Favors – Cinnamon Infused Honey Recipe

When I was a kid, my mom and I would set up a special night to hand make Valentines. We'd ...
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Upcycled Spice Jar Bud Vase Tutorial

Upcycled Spice Jar Bud Vase Tutorial

As we've discussed before, I have a problem throwing away glass containers. I just can't do it! Jars and bottles ...
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Homemade Honey Almond Lip Sugar Scrub

Homemade Honey Almond Lip Sugar Scrub

Friday afternoon we had a beautiful opportunity to practice our lifestyle portrait photography. A friend of my husband's owns a ...
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How to Make a Keyboard Wrist Rest - Easy Sewing Project

How to Make a Keyboard Wrist Rest – Easy Sewing Project

I use my computer a whole lot, and because of how things have to be set up, my wrists are ...
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DIY Rustic Wax Covered LED Taper Candles

DIY Rustic Wax Covered LED Taper Candles

In middle and high school, I'd have an argument each year with my dad about the Christmas candles in my ...
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Rustic Twine Candy Cane Ornaments

Rustic Twine Candy Cane Ornaments

When I was a kid, we'd always decorate the Christmas tree with candy canes. Other things, too, of course, but ...
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Orange slice ornaments tutorial - simple and delicious smelling!

Simple Orange Slice Ornaments Tutorial

As I promised on Thursday's easy ornament garland post, here's another lovely, easy Christmas decoration tutorial! Today I'm sharing the simple ...
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How to Make a Super Easy Ornament Garland

How to Make a Super Easy Ornament Garland

Last year we really didn't do much of anything for Christmas. Our only decoration was a strand of lights around ...
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DIY upcycled motivational pen cup

DIY Sweet & Simple Motivational Pen Cup

I've mentioned my 'problem' before, but I have a seriously difficult time getting rid of glass jars. They're just so ...
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DIY Magical Fairy Snow Globe Tutorial

How to Make a Magical Fairy Snow Globe

Living in Hawaii without air conditioning tends to make 'traditional' Christmas decorations feel a bit silly! I do still like ...
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DIY Felt Heart Hand Warmers

DIY Felt Appliqué Heart Hand Warmers (with Essential Oils!)

I've always loved giving handmade gifts, whether they're homemade or handmade by someone else. Since I started blogging, I've enjoyed ...
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Tips (That Don't Feel Icky) for Getting More Instagram Likes and Follows

Tips (That Don’t Feel Icky) for Getting More Instagram Likes and Follows

So I know this seems like a very out of character post, but please stick with me! I decided to write ...
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How to Make and Use a Gratitude Jar

How to Make and Use a Gratitude Jar

Have you ever had one project turn into multiple projects? I was working on my "Taking Time for Thanks" class ...
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How to Make a Mermaid Bra - Tips for Making a Mermaid Bra

How to Make a Mermaid Bra – Tips for Making a Mermaid Bra

Halloween has come and gone for 2016 (sad face), but mermaids are evergreen so I'm sharing tips for making a ...
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Easy DIY Costume Chiffon Skirt/Cape

Easy DIY Costume Chiffon Skirt/Cape

To begin with, let me fess up: this 'DIY costume chiffon skirt/cape" was not, in fact, made with chiffon! I ...
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DIY Sunburst Headdress Tutorial - Sun Ray Halo Headband Tutorial

DIY Sunburst Headdress Tutorial – Sun Ray Halo Headband Tutorial

Folks have asked me a lot about inspiration lately, and I have a definitive point of inspiration to point y'all ...
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Easy DIY Driftwood Napkin Rings

Easy DIY Driftwood Napkin Rings

The other week I coerced my husband into going to an area near a beach (there isn't really sand at ...
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DIY Vintage-Inspired Hat Stand

DIY Vintage-Inspired Hat Stand

As friends and family members (as well as IG followers) know, I've been making tiny top hats! I'm making some ...
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How to Make a Simple Decorated Headband

How to Make a Simple Decorated Headband

As everyone already knows, I live in Hawaii. It's beautiful and awesome, but getting things can be difficult. Yes, there ...
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How to Make a Wine Cork Jack O'Lantern

How to Make a Wine Cork Jack O’Lantern

The problem with the tropics is that jack o'lanterns aren't really practical. Have you seen how fast a carved pumpkin ...
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How to Make a 3D Sugar Skull Mask from Craft Foam Tutorial is Live!

How to Make a 3D Sugar Skull Mask from Craft Foam Tutorial is Live!

Did you know that Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15 - October 15? Apparently the somewhat odd-seeming dates are ...
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DIY cloche from a wine bottle!

DIY Beachy Cloche from a Wine Bottle Tutorial

I recently decided to give one of my oldest, most popular tutorials a much-needed makeover. How to cut a glass ...
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How to Make a Spiral Ribbon Lei Is Live!

How to Make a Spiral Ribbon Lei Is Live!

Woo-hoo!!! My very first Skillshare class is live! Now folks from all over the world can watch How to Make ...
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Intro to How to Make a Spiral Ribbon Lei - I Need your Feedback!

Intro to How to Make a Spiral Ribbon Lei – I Need your Feedback!

Hey, everyone!! As I mentioned Monday, this month I'm publishing my first Skillshare class. Exciting! I'm working on filming the ...
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Easy Floral Fall Shadow Box Tutorial

Easy Floral Fall Shadow Box Tutorial

Last week I promised something that was neither beachy nor a vase, so here it is - an easy floral ...
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DIY Painted Mermaid Vase (with Pattern!)

DIY Painted Mermaid Vase (with Pattern!)

Next week's tutorial will not be beachy or a vase, I promise! But this week I can't resist sharing this ...
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Easy Terra Cotta Pot Makeover

Easy Terra Cotta Pot Makeover

I am really shocked by the amount of holiday creep I've seen this year! At the beginning of August, my ...
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How to Light Paint During the Day

How to Light Paint During the Day

Lately I've been sharing yoga videos on Tuesday and tutorials on Thursday, but I'm doing this week backwards! A mid-day ...
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DIY Printable Wedding Hand Fans Tutorial

DIY Printable Wedding Hand Fans Tutorial

I am surprised and humbled by the fact that a tutorial I wrote two years ago detailing how we made fabric ...
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Ombre Painted Beachy Vase Vase Tutorial

Ombre Painted Beachy Vase Vase Tutorial

This week I'm sharing a fun ombre painted beachy vase tutorial...because another beachy vase is exactly what our home needs! We ...
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Sandy Texture Summer Beach Vase Tutorial - with free Silhouette Studio file!

Sandy Texture Summer Beach Vase Tutorial – with free Silhouette Studio file!

If you don't know I love beachy decor, this is probably your first time visiting my blog! I'm lucky it's ...
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Mini Beach Art Canvas Tutorial

Mini Beach Art Canvas Tutorial

It's pretty easy to tell from my tutorial topics that I love beachy decor! Folks seemed to enjoy the wine ...
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DIY Memo Board from a Picture Frame

DIY Memo Board from a Picture Frame

Sometimes when I see something, I can't help imagining it as something else. I saw this large, somewhat boring picture ...
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DIY Beach Wedding Dress Hanger

DIY Beach Wedding Hanger – Starfish Hanger for Bridesmaids

You know how I like to share tutorials for products I make and sell? Well this was something I was ...
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DIY Shopping List Chalkboard - with Free Silhouette cut File!

DIY Shopping List Chalkboard – with Free Silhouette cut File!

Wow - it has been forever since I shared a tutorial, hasn't it? Guess I've been busy or something! Anyway, today's ...
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Tutorial for a Tricolor Braided Ribbon Lei with Picot

Tutorial for a Tricolor Braided Ribbon Lei with Picot

Nothing can compare with the beauty of an elaborate, handmade floral lei (don't take my word for it - check ...
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Simple Summer Beach Shadow Box Tutorial

Simple Summer Beach Shadow Box Tutorial

As I wrote in this week's "Treasury Tuesday" post summer is coming. Honestly, y'all. Even if you had a White Easter, ...
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Easy Mini Wine Cork Starfish Beach Art Tutorial

Easy Mini Wine Cork Starfish Beach Art Tutorial

I have to admit that last week's pineapple pallet art tutorial is a bit involved! That's why this week I'm ...
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Mini Pallet Art Tutorial - You are the Pineapple of my Eye - with free Silhouette file!

Mini Pallet Art Tutorial – You are the Pineapple of my Eye – with free Silhouette file!

It's no secret that I love beachy decor. I feel like one in three projects I write a tutorial for has at ...
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Upcycled Honey Jar Organizer - Cottage Chic Painted Glass Jar Tutorial

Upcycled Honey Jar Organizer – Cottage Chic Painted Glass Jar Tutorial

As I've mentioned before, I have a seriously hard time tossing out perfectly good glass jars. They're so useful! Unfortunately, they're ...
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Valentine's Paper Globe Ornament Tutorial - free Silhouette Studio templates!

Valentine’s Paper Globe Ornament Tutorial – free Silhouette Studio templates!

Earlier this week I told my husband what I want for Valentine's Day is...a hug. Yes, a hug and a "Happy ...
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DIY Washi Tape Stickers Tutorial (Great for planners, scrapbooking, and more!)

DIY Washi Tape Stickers Tutorial (Great for planners, scrapbooking, and more!)

Last week I asked if you wanted to see how to make 'washi tape stickers' and y'all responded "yes!" I'm ...
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DIY Wedding Floral Paper Napkin Rings Tutorial & Printable

DIY Wedding Floral Paper Napkin Rings Tutorial & Printable

If I could create a business around giving things away for free, I would. I'm convinced it's possible with the ...
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Free Printable Holiday Gift Tags

Free Printable Holiday Gift Tags

Happy Thursday, everyone! As I mentioned earlier this week, things are very busy for me (and I'm thankful for it!) ...
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Rustic Thread Spool Christmas Tree Shadow Box

Rustic Thread Spool Christmas Tree Shadow Box

It doesn't really feel like it winter in Hawaii, but it's December and holiday decorations have been popping up in neighbor's ...
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Nourishing Lotion Bar Recipe/Tutorial (beeswax free!)

Nourishing Lotion Bar Recipe/Tutorial (beeswax free!)

When I was a kid, I thought lotion as a birthday or Christmas present was kind of neat because of ...
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embossed air hardened clay ornaments tutorial

Embossed Air Hardened Clay Ornaments Tutorial

My husband tries to call me in the evening when he's working over night. A few days ago when he ...
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Lightweight Infinity Scarf Sewing Tutorial

Lightweight Infinity Scarf Sewing Tutorial

This scarf pattern is pretty different from anything else I've seen because it uses two shorter pieces of material instead ...
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Essentail Oil Roll on for Bumps and Bruises

Lavender, Germanium, Frankensense Essential Oil Roll On Recipe For Bumps and Bruises

I tend to collect bumps, bruises, and minor burns. In fact, it's a very strange week if I haven't received ...
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step-by-step Santa Muerte Nicho Tutorial with free printables

Santa Muerte Day of the Dead Nicho Tutorial with Free Printables and Vaseline Resist Paint Antiquing

At first glance, Day of the Dead celebrations seem highly macabre. Maybe it's the holiday's proximity to Halloween that gets ...
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DIY Mold Spray with Essential Oils (and free bonus printable!)

DIY Mold Spray with Essential Oils (and free bonus printable!)

If I had to pick a pet peeve phrase, it would probably be "But you don't need air conditioning in ...
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Skillshare vs Craftsy - two Online Creative Learning Communities Compared

Skillshare & Craftsy – Two Online Creative Learning Communities

As some people have noticed, my photography has improved over the last few months. I still feel I have a ...
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How to Sew Heavy Duty Weightlifting Wrist Wraps from Canvas, Cotton Duck, etc.

How to Sew Heavy Duty Weightlifting Wrist Wraps from Canvas, Cotton Duck, etc.

When I wrote my tutorial showing how to sew your own weightlifting wrist wraps, I had no idea it would ...
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How to Sew a Custom Lined Case for Your E-ReaderTablet

How to Make a Lined Case for your E-Reader or Tablet Sewing Tutorial

A couple weeks ago mentioned losses and damages I've experienced because I checked bags at the airport in my post on ...
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Hydrating facial mist recipe (great for travel!) You can keep your skin feeling nice and hydrated while traveling with this all-natural facial spritz!

How to Make your own Hydrating Facial Mist – DIY Hydrating Travel Facial Spritz

I hate how airplanes make my skin feel. Not only is the air on planes very dry, but it can also be ...
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How to fit more in your TSA-approved liquids bag. These tips will help you make the most of your carry-on liquids allowance so you can avoid a checked bag and save money! #traveltips #protraveler

How to Pack More in your TSA Approved Liquid Carry On Bag

On some trips, the liquids you need can determine whether you're able to travel with only hand carry or must ...
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How to Make a Spiral Ribbon Lei - Hawaiian Ribbon Lei Tutorial

How to Make a Spiral Ribbon Lei – Hawaiian Ribbon Lei Tutorial

May Day is Lei Day in Hawaii, and that was a few weeks ago now, but my search stats tell me ...
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Mini Thread Spool Bracelet Tutorial (A Fabric Scrap Project!)

Mini Thread Spool Bracelet Tutorial (A Fabric Scrap Project!)

I was so surprised (and excited!) by how well my tutorial last week (for making your own boho fabric bead bracelet) ...
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Boho Cloth Bead Bracelet Tutorial (Fabric Stash Busting Project)

Boho Cloth Bead Bracelet Tutorial (Fabric Stash Busting Project)

Who out there has trouble throwing away any scrap of fabric, no matter how small or probably useless? I know ...
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How to Think Outside the (Half Way) Box - Decorated Box Deployment Care Package for Submariners

How to Think Outside the (Half Way) Box – Decorated Box Deployment Care Package for Submariners

There are so many amazing military care package ideas on the internet (one of my favorite blogs for inspiration is ...
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No-sew Bow Back T-Shirt Refashion Project Tutorial_

No-Sew Bow Back T-Shirt Refashion Tutorial – Cute & Easy Tee Reconstruction Project

I have always associated t-shirt refashioning projects with summer, probably because I started playing with them the summer I went to ...
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Braided Four Strand Ribbon Lei Tutorial

How to Make a Double Braided Hawaiian Ribbon Lei with Four Strands

Remember when I shared how to make a basic, two strand braided ribbon lei and promised that a tutorial for ...
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MYO Essential Oil Deployment Survival Kit (with Breathe Roll On Recipe!)

MYO Essential Oil Deployment Survival Kit (with Breathe Roll On Recipe!)

This is the essential oil deployment survival kit I recently sent off to sea with my husband. He's on a ...
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Free Printable Nautical Wedding Table Numbers!

Free Printable Nautical Wedding Table Numbers!

I feel like a slacker because I haven't posted many tutorials lately, but I don't regret not taking the time ...
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DIY Hand Fans - How to Make your Own Customized Hand Fans

DIY Hand Fans – How to Make your Own Customized Hand Fans

It's hard to believe that I came up with the idea to make my own wedding hand fans almost a ...
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Weathered Beachy Driftwood Wreath with Faux Succulents Tutorial

Weathered Beachy Driftwood Wreath with Faux Succulents Tutorial

I was so proud of this wreath when I finished it that I emailed a photo to my mom right ...
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St Patrick's Day Shamrock Teabags Tutorial - With Free Printables and Bonus Silhouette Garland!

St Patrick’s Day Shamrock Teabags Tutorial – With Free Printables and Bonus Silhouette Garland!

It turns out that not everyone is Irish on St. Patrick's Day - Cubans stay Cuban! Last year I told ...
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DIY Upcycled Frosted Sea Glass Jars

DIY Upcycled Frosted Sea Glass Jars

Do you ever find yourself hoarding "cool" things because they "might be useful?" Yeah, me too. It's really difficult for me ...
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How to Get More (Positive) Etsy Seller Reviews

How to Get More (Positive) Etsy Seller Reviews

I have to admit that I've been thinking about writing this post for over almost two months, but I'm kind ...
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Orange Chocolate Dipped Almonds with Treat Bag Printable

Orange Chocolate Dipped Almonds with Treat Bag Printable

Today I decided to give in to my desire for chocolate and use it as an opportunity to create a ...
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How to Make a Braided Hawaiian Ribbon Lei

How to Make a Braided Hawaiian Ribbon Lei

In Hawaii, you don't need much of an excuse to give or wear a lei. People love to meet folks ...
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How to Make your Own Light Spray Starch (Perfect for Cottons!)

How to Make your Own Light Spray Starch (Perfect for Cottons!)

I resisted many attempts at teaching me to sew when I was younger. In fact, I didn't care at all about ...
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How to Kumi Braid More Quickly with your Kumihimo Braiding Disk

How to Kumi Braid More Quickly with your Kumihimo Braiding Disk

I've been intrigued by kumihimo since the first time I saw a book on it while hanging out at Barnes ...
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Easy Last Minute No Tape, No Ribbon Gift Wrap Idea - Great for Stocking Stuffers!

Easy Last Minute No Tape, No Ribbon Gift Wrap Idea – Great for Stocking Stuffers!

Have you ever found yourself without tape or ribbon while trying to wrap up those last minute gifts? Or really ...
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Nautical Rope and Baker's Twine Christmas Tree Centerpiece Tutorial

Nautical Rope and Baker’s Twine Christmas Tree Centerpiece Tutorial

We still don't have a "real" Christmas tree, but now we have three tiny ones at home! I've made two ...
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Frosted "Beach Glass" and Easy Fork Bow Ornament Tutorial

Frosted “Beach Glass” and Easy Fork Bow Ornament Tutorial

Now that it's December, I don't have any reservations blogging about Christmas decorations. Not that my personal decorating preferences stopped ...
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Costal Christmas Seashell Christmas Tree Topiary Tutorial

Costal Christmas Seashell Christmas Tree Topiary Tutorial

I've spent most of my life in costal states. Even though I don't really enjoy just sitting on the beach, being ...
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Adjustable/Universal Fit Yoga Mat Carrier Sling Strap Tutorial

Adjustable/Universal Fit Yoga Mat Carrier Sling Strap Tutorial

I'm such a wild and crazy person that I'm publishing my fourth tutorial on how to make something I sell in ...
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diy reusable hot/cold pack tutorial

How to Make Your own Reusable Hot/Cold Pack

Folks who know us also know that Papi Chulo and I tend to be pretty active people. We love heading ...
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How to Make your Own DIY Bamboo Wedding Arch

How to Make your Own DIY Bamboo Wedding Arch

Remember that pretty paper flower garland tutorial from a few weeks ago? Today I'm going to show you how to make ...
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DIY Folding Felt Bins/Mini Desk Organizers Tutorial

DIY Folding Felt Bins/Mini Desk Organizers Tutorial

I try to have tutorials at least vaguely mapped out for a couple weeks ahead of time to make sure ...
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DIY Paper Straws - How to Make your Own Custom Paper Straws

DIY Paper Straws – How to Make your Own Custom Paper Straws

Decorative paper straws are too cute! Unfortunately, a lot of times they're literally too cute, plus they can be too ...
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Easy Buffet Risers for DIY Weddings and Holiday Parties

Easy Buffet Risers for DIY Weddings and Holiday Parties

There are some things in life that guys just don't get. Papi Chulo loves nice curtains and making the bed, ...
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How to Make a Paper Flower Pomander/Kissing Ball - DIY Wedding Tutorial

How to Make a Paper Flower Pomander/Kissing Ball – DIY Wedding Tutorial

I can't believe tomorrow is our two month anniversary! It really doesn't seem that long ago. (Especially because we had ...
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Easy DIY Natural Hanging Air Freshener

Easy DIY Natural Hanging Air Freshener

My husband is one of the only men I've ever met who enjoys scented candles, potpourri, and air fresheners. He ...
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Back to School DIY Doodle Notebook Tutorial (with Printable!)

Back to School DIY Doodle Notebook Tutorial (with Printable!)

I must be on some sort of printable kick! This is my second week in a row posting a tutorial ...
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DIY wedding arch with paper flower lei garland

DIY Paper Flower Garland Lei Tutorial (with free printables and Silhouette Studio files!)

Why wouldn't you want a colorful flower garland? It's great for weddings, showers, parties, or even just home decor (wouldn't ...
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How to Make Cute Flatware Packets Quickly for DIY Wedding Receptions, Picnics

How to Make Cute Flatware Packets Quickly for DIY Wedding Receptions, Picnics

I used to work with a complete germaphobe. I mean, this guy would carry a bottle of hand sanitizer from ...
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Super Easy DIY Tablecloth Weights - DIY Wedding Tutorial

Super Easy DIY Tablecloth Weights – DIY Wedding Tutorial

I'm so excited to share my first tutorial in over a month!! It's also the first of many planned DIY ...
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How to Tie a British Admiralty Pattern Monkey's Fist Knot - DIY Wedding Knot Idea

How to Tie a British Admiralty Pattern Monkey’s Fist Knot – DIY Wedding Knot Idea

There are, in fact, two different ways to tie the popular monkey's fist knot. Looking back, I believe the so-called British ...
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How to Make a Fabric Guinea Pig (or Bunny!) Hay Sack/Bag Tutorial

How to Make a Fabric Guinea Pig (or Bunny!) Hay Sack/Bag Tutorial

Guinea pigs are way cooler pets than I would have imagined prior to owning one!. These cloth hay bags are ...
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Tips for How to Stain Wood and DIY Wood Craft Fair Display Inspiration

Tips for How to Stain Wood and DIY Wood Craft Fair Display Inspiration

Hello and welcome back! I'm glad to be able to write up a tutorial, of sorts, again this week after ...
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How to DIY Distressed, Weathered Paint Shabby-Chic Wood

How to DIY Distressed, Weathered Paint Shabby-Chic Wood

I'm sure you've seen all those cool, repurposed/salvaged/pallet wood projects that have so much character. Years of use, seasons of weather, ...
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Watercolor Doodle Easter Eggs Tutorial with Food Coloring

Watercolor Doodle Easter Eggs Tutorial with Food Coloring

Remember last week's tutorial on how to blow Easter eggs without actually putting your mouth on a raw egg? This ...
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The Safe way to Make Blown Easter Eggs

The Safe way to Make Blown Easter Eggs

I've always been kind of a freak out about raw chicken and eggs, and I think I'm pretty justified! A ...
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DIY Weightlifting Wrist Wraps Pattern & Tutorial

DIY Weightlifting Wrist Wraps Pattern & Tutorial

Welcome to my weightlifting wrist wraps pattern post! It's one of my most popular tutorials because these wrist wraps are ...
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Easy DIY Bandeau Veil (for Wedding or Costume)

Easy DIY Bandeau Veil (for Wedding or Costume)

I honestly don't know how many outdoor weddings I've worked. After about five total years of working at a site ...
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Custom Shoes with Stamps, Stazon, and Copic Markers

Custom Shoes with Stamps, Stazon, and Copic Markers

Sharpie doodle shoes are a popular project because they're pretty darn cool! As much as I love doodling, I honestly ...
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DIY Paper Flower Guest Book Pen

DIY Paper Flower Guest Book Pen

I think it's the little things that can get you. When you're planning a wedding, you know you're going to ...
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How to Make your Own Recycled Paper without a Mold or Deckle

How to Make your Own Recycled Paper without a Mold or Deckle

Did anyone else make paper at summer camp? I always loved making my own paper, but I don't have a ...
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Copic Marker Underwater Textured Background Tutorial

Copic Marker Underwater Textured Background Tutorial

I've been doodling and coloring a lot this year and really enjoying the handful of Copic markers I acquired a ...
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Cut out Mountains Card Tutorial with Printable

Cut out Mountains Card Tutorial with Printable

Before I made such a perfect card at the CardStore, this was going to be Papi Chulo's Valentine. Of course, ...
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how to resize your rings at home

How to Resize your Ring at Home – DIY Solution for too big rings

Through mismeasurement and a tiny bit of miscommunication, I have a beautiful, handmade just for me engagement ring that is half ...
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Anthropologie-Inspired Tribal Necklace with Perler Beads and Baker's Twine

Anthropologie-Inspired Tribal Necklace with Perler Beads and Baker’s Twine

Anthropologie's designs (and price tags!) are very DIY inspirational to me. A little while ago I saw some really cool ...
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Easy Valentine's Heart Treat Pouches (With Printables!)

Easy Valentine’s Heart Treat Pouches (With Printables!)

I keep telling myself that "next week I'll do a tutorial without hearts in it," but evidently I'm really good ...
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Paper Valentine's Heart Bookmarks Tutorial (With Free Printable Templates!)

Paper Valentine’s Heart Bookmarks Tutorial (With Free Printable Templates!)

I'm usually not a big Valentine's Day person, and I guess I'm still not really, but I'm definitely feeling the ...
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Woven Valentine's Heart Basket Tutorial

Woven Valentine’s Heart Basket Tutorial

Do you remember making woven paper baskets as a kid? Or maybe placemats or coasters or something else like that ...
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DIY Origami Lantern Garland

DIY Origami Lantern Garland

I've been having fun with paper recently, and not in the way you might guess! No, I haven't suddenly found ...
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How to Make a Gift Bow from Wrapping Paper

How to Make a Gift Bow from Wrapping Paper

You know that point in time when you finally find the opportunity to wrap presents in seclusion and then discover ...
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Book Page Ornaments - Paper Christmas Tree Decorations & Homemade Gift Idea

Book Page Ornaments – Paper Christmas Tree Decorations & Homemade Gift Idea

There's something special about homemade Christmas ornaments - they have more personality than a factory-made bauble from a big box ...
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Custom Mixing Spoons with Scrapbook Paper

Custom Scrapbook Paper Wooden Spoons – Homemade Gift Idea

You know all those cute painted wooden spoon tutorials? I think they're adorable, but I wanted to create something both ...
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DIY body wash from a bar of soap

DIY Body Wash from a Bar of Soap

I'm one of those people who likes to use body wash. Unfortunately, body wash costs more than bar soap and ...
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DIY Painted Acorn Thanksgiving Napkin Rings

DIY Painted Acorn Thanksgiving Napkin Rings

I have always loved Thanksgiving, probably because I grew up thinking of it as 'my' holiday. This year it's over ...
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DIY Men’s Citronella Cedar Oil Shaving Cream Recipe – Homemade Gift Ideas

Men need homemade gifts, too! I already shared a unisex lotion bar recipe, so this week I thought I'd continue ...
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Tutorial Roundup - Halloween Inspiration

Tutorial Roundup – Halloween Inspiration

I thought this week I'd share the love a little! There are so many great Halloween tutorials out there, but ...
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Easy Nautical Rope Bracelet Tutorial

Easy Nautical Rope Bracelet Tutorial

Most people associate nautical styles with careless summer style, but I believe you can add a nautical flair any time ...
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DIY Ombre Glitter Candlesticks - Homemade Gift Ideas 5

DIY Ombre Glitter Candlesticks – Homemade Gift Ideas 5

It's week 5 of homemade gift ideas and time for a little fun! This project breaks out the glitter and ...
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How to Make Easy Paper Mache Bowls

How to Make Easy Paper Mache Bowls

This week's project is fun and easy, and it's somthing you could easily do with younger kids - a tutorial ...
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Fused Plastic Bag Earrings

Upcycled Fused Plastic Bag Earrings Tutorial – Homemade Gift Ideas 3

Welcome to part three of my homemade gift ideas series! Last week's idea, homemade lotion bars, is unisex, so this ...
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Homemade DIY Lotion Bar Recipe

DIY Lotion Bar Recipe Tutorial – Homemade Gift Ideas 2

Welcome to my second post on homemade gift ideas! This tutorial is for DIY lotion bars and I like it ...
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Origami Paper Leaf Earring Tutorial

I've always enjoyed creating homemade gifts for holidays and birthdays. In the last couple of years, family members may have ...
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How to Cut Glass Bottles (The BEST way)

How to Cut Glass Bottles (The BEST way)

Have you seen all those cool upcycled wine bottle projects on the internet? Torches, lanterns, wind chimes, candle covers, glasses ...
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How to Make a Reed Diffuser - DIY Essential Oil Air Freshener

How to Make a Reed Diffuser – DIY Essential Oil Air Freshener

The first thing I notice when I walk in a building is how it smells. Restaurants, stores, homes - my ...
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Tutorial Thursday Roundup – More Back to School DIY!

I did a really big back to school tutorial round up two weeks ago, but since then I've seen several ...
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Amazingly Easy T-Shirt Infinity Scarf/Statement Necklace Tutorial

Amazingly Easy T-Shirt Infinity Scarf/Statement Necklace Tutorial

I hope y'all aren't getting sick of upcycled t-shirt projects yet because I still plenty of shirts and ideas! Don't ...
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Herringbone Side Laced Tank Top T-Shirt Reconstruction

Herringbone Side Laced Tank Top T-Shirt Reconstruction

If you've visited my blog before, you probably know I love t-shirt reconstruction projects. As a fairly small person, I've ...
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DIY Dishwasher Safe Decorating Plates and Mugs - Sharpies, Sharpie Pens, and Alcohol Inks

DIY Dishwasher Safe Decorating Plates and Mugs – Sharpies, Sharpie Pens, and Alcohol Inks

We've all seen those DIY Sharpie custom dishes on Pinterest. Color, bake, enjoy. Or, so the theory goes. Sharpies are ...
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Summer Tutorial Round Up - Mod Podge, Felt, and More!

Summer Tutorial Round Up – Mod Podge, Felt, and More!

They say Memorial Day marks the start of summer, so here are several summer tutorials for DIY fun! As soon ...
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DIY T-Shirt Tank Top | Ways to Cut a T-Shirt into a DIY Tank

Last spring, one of the most fun, useful things I wrote about was how to transform a too big tee ...
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Tutorial Thursday – How to Make a Media Kit for your Blog

Several months ago, I downloaded a copy of Handmade Marketplace. It discusses the importance of having a media kit ready ...
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Spring Renewal – Craft Show Necklace Display from Upcycled Pallet Wood

This month's Blogging Business Artisans team challenge was to honor spring with a project of renewal. I honestly wasn't sure ...
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Recipe to Make your own DIY Natural Jeweler's Pickle

Recipe to Make your own DIY Natural Jeweler’s Pickle

I am so excited to have my own tutorial again for Tutorial Thursday! A paucity of time and travels out ...
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Tutorial Thursday - Reusable Sandwich Bags, Upcycled T-Shirt Tote and More!

Tutorial Thursday – Reusable Sandwich Bags, Upcycled T-Shirt Tote and More!

Just as threatened, this week is another link up, not my own tutorial. I can't wait to make another tutorial, ...
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Thrift Shop Lamp Makeover in Turquoise and White

For years I didn't understand that going thrifting isn't always about finding something perfect - it's about finding something you ...
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Tutorial Thursday - Bright, Bold Spring DIYs

Tutorial Thursday – Bright, Bold Spring DIYs

It's Tutorial Thursday! This is a link week. Honestly, next week may end up being a link week, too, because ...
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How to Make a Chocolate Bowl

Ah, it's tutorial Thursday again! This is a non-link week, so here's my tutorial on how to make a decorative ...
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An Easier DIY Way to Color Glass

Y'all know me - I love spotting things in my favorite stores and figuring out how to make them, myself ...
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Tutorial Thursday

It's Thursday and that means tutorials! This week I'm in a sewing and spring mood, so here are some great ...
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Tutorial Thursday - Quick Folding Chair Makeover with an Easy Image Transfer Techniques

Tutorial Thursday – Quick Folding Chair Makeover with an Easy Image Transfer Techniques

Wordless Wednesdays are a real trial for me! As anyone who knows me can tell you, "wordless" isn't how folks ...
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