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

Mason Jar Flag Vases

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Don't we all just love mason jars? I use them to drink out of  and for my kids lunch boxes because they are so sturdy. But they are so much more than just a workhorse. What kinds of jar projects have you made? Last week I made these little No. 2 Pencil Jars as end ... continue reading

Easy Mason Jar Teacher Gift

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I am so darn excited about these ADORABLE end of year teacher gifts! DO you have anything planned yet? There are so many awesome ideas out there it's a challenge to choose just one. On Monday I shared a collection of free printables you can use for end of year gifts. If you don't have ... continue reading

Main Ingredient Monday- Free Teacher Gift Printables

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I have been seeing so many amazingly cute and thoughtful teacher gifts around blog land lately. Since I am too busy/lazy to create something on my own, I decided to take advantage of other peoples creativity and generosity! An end of year gift does not need to be expensive or grand. Just a small gesture ... continue reading

Patriotic DIY Chalkboards

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Don't you just love the versatility of chalkboards? I may just be obsessed....am I alone here? I have them all over my house and I really love using them for parties. Change out the message to fit your needs. Maybe a welcome message for guests, your menu, or directions to meet you out back for ... continue reading

Main Ingredient Monday-Cardboard Boxes

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Welcome to Main Ingredient Monday! 1 Main Ingredient + Tons of Creativity = 20 "New" and amazing projects Last month I did a, "study of the cardboard box." I came up with three cardboard box projects to share on the Everyday show for Earth Day. I am now slightly obsessed and thinking about starting a ... continue reading

Tulip for Your Home

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This post brought to you by Tulip for Your Home I am going to be honest here....I don't do well with stencils. Usually using stencils on projects requires a degree of detail and measurement that does not jive well with how I operate. I am a free wheeler, no measuring here. And being careful and ... continue reading

Cereal Box Star Tutorial

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I am still getting ready for the patriotic season! Last week I gathered up all of our old cereal boxes and made these super cute stars. It couldn't have been an easier and cheaper project. I love the idea of making some for the Christmas season as well. I traced big and large stars onto ... continue reading

Chalkboard Mason Jar Glasses

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We use mason jars for EVERYTHING! Leftovers, kids lunches, and I always drink out of them. They hold up to daily abuse and even stay in one piece after my kids drop them on the floor. I decided to dress up a case of my jars for our Memorial Day party...yes, I already started planning ... continue reading

Getting Ready for Memorial Day

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Summer is going to be here befroe we know it! I am so excited to be planning some outdoor BBQ's and picnics. I am dreaming of the warm summer evenings on our patio and decided we needed to host a party for Memorial Day. Our get togethers are ususally pretty informal. No grand tablescapes or ... continue reading