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

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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

Upcycled Shutter Flag

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I have had three old shutters hanging out in my "junk" pile in my garage for the past 2 years. I just saw something on Facebook the other day that said something about all you need for invention is a good pile of junk-and it's so true. When I am feeling creative and don't have ... continue reading

Main Ingredient Monday- Paint Chips

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Welcome to Main Ingredient Monday! 1 Main Ingredient + Tons of Creativity = 20 "New" and amazing projects Home stores must behating us bloggers! All of those free paint chips can be turned into totally awesome home decor projects. Here are my 20 favorite paint chip project ideas for you. If you have a fabulous paint chip project ... continue reading

Main Ingredient Monday- Bandanas

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Welcome to Main Ingredient Monday! 1 Main Ingredient + Tons of Creativity = 20 "New" and amazing projects I made some fun utensil holders using bandanas for Memorial Day. It got me thinking about bandanas and I ran off to pinterest to find amazing bandana craft projects. Here are my 20 favorite bandana project ideas for you. ... continue reading