Toolbox Repurpose

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When I'm strolling through thrift stores, there are certain items I find hard to resist. Brass lamps, gigantic picture frames, cute little end tables, and toolboxes. Are there certain items that just call out to you while hunting for deals? When I was shopping for a brass lamp (shocker), this solid wooden toolbox caught my ... continue reading

Main Ingredient Monday- 20 Craft Stick Projects

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Welcome to Main Ingredient Monday! 1 Main Ingredient + Tons of Creativity = 20 "New" and amazing projects I was just trying to make craft stick bracelets-with no success. I ran over to Pinterest to find some tips and discovered a bunch of great craft stick project ideas! Here are my 20 favorite craft stick ideas ... continue reading

Main Ingredient Monday- 20 Cement Projects

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Welcome to Main Ingredient Monday! 1 Main Ingredient + Tons of Creativity = 20 "New" and amazing projects Truth be told, I'm scared of trying a cement project. From the weight of the bag  to the permanence of a possible mess, I am petrified. I am also in love with all of the cement projects ... continue reading

Kids Summer Boredom Buster

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The second I saw this amazing project from Chicken Scratch, NY, I knew my kids would love it and we had to do it! This was a perfect activity on a dreary summer afternoon when we really needed a fun and new project. I am trying to collect a few ideas to have ready to ... continue reading

DIY Sidewalk Chalk Paint

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Summer boredom setting in for anyone else? Don't get me wrong, I love summer and the freedom to do anything we want, but after 4 weeks of swimming and camping we are all ready for something new and fun. How have you been keeping the young ones away from the tv and video games? I ... continue reading

Main Ingredient Monday- 20 Spray Paint Projects

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Welcome to Main Ingredient Monday! 1 Main Ingredient + Tons of Creativity = 20 "New" and amazing projects As the top shelf of my garage organizer was overflowing with cans of spray paint, I realized I should try to create some projects using up some of my favorite colors for summer. Here are my 20 ... continue reading

Easy Silver Striped Outdoor Lanterns

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Do you have overflowing recycle bins every week like we do? Even though it's being recycled, it just bugs me to have so much waste. I've been working on creating a cozy and inviting patio space  this summer using lighting and furniture.  I just knew that I would be able to fit some old jars ... continue reading

Main Ingredient Monday- Shelf Liner

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Welcome to Main Ingredient Monday! 1 Main Ingredient + Tons of Creativity = 20 "New" and amazing projects Last week I shared the beginning of our pop up camper renovation. I used Cute Duck Brand Easy Liner to organize and prettify our cabinet and drawer storage. When I was poking around for inspiration ideas I ... continue reading

Patriotic Project Round-Up

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  I have been having so much fun preparing for the patriotic season that is beginning with Memorial Day in a couple of weeks. I put together a collection of my favorite Red, White, and Blue crafts for all of you parties, BBQ's, and picnics. I have three old shutters in my garage and it ... continue reading

Main Ingredient Monday- Dresser Drawers

20 crafts and projects - repurpose, reuse, and upcycle old dresser drawers 120

Welcome to Main Ingredient Monday! 1 Main Ingredient + Tons of Creativity = 20 "New" and amazing projects A fewweeks ago I did a Main Ingredient Monday on cool new ways to use dressers. While doing that research I stumbled upon new ways to reuse dresser drawers and realized it deserved a whole post all ... continue reading