Main Ingredient Monday- 20 Trash to Treasure Projects for Earth Day

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Welcome to Main Ingredient Monday! 1 Main Ingredient + Tons of Creativity = 20 "New" and amazing projects It is Earth Day on April 20 and I for one am always excited to celebrate ways to protect our Earth. You can still DIY and craft while being conscious of waste and creating extra junk to ... continue reading

Main Ingredient Monday- 20 Cardboard Box Projects

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Welcome to Main Ingredient Monday! 1 Main Ingredient + Tons of Creativity = 20 "New" and amazing projects It's almost Earth Day and I am always on the lookout for great recycling and upcycling projects any time of the year! I think it is time for us to "Think Outside of the {Cardboard} Box!" Earth ... continue reading

Over 365 Upcycling Earth Day Crafts and Projects

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Earth day is coming up this month and it is a great time to think about reusing materials from the dumpster or the thrift store. I love saving money and reusing supplies as well as not contributing to more STUFF here on Earth. My Main Ingredient Monday series that I have been doing for 2 ... continue reading

Main Ingredient Monday- 24 Outdoor Furniture Makeovers and Upcycles

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Welcome to Main Ingredient Monday! 1 Main Ingredient + Tons of Creativity = 20 "New" and amazing projects Here are my 24 favorite Outdoor Furniture Hacks for you. I curated this collection for Hometalk and man I just can't wait for the snow to melt and actually be able to go outside and do some great projects! ... continue reading

Main Ingredient Monday- Cereal Boxes

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Welcome to Main Ingredient Monday! 1 Main Ingredient + Tons of Creativity = 20 "New" and amazing projects I was just thinking of using an old cereal box to make a Valentine's decoration and started wondering how many ways there are floating around out there to upcycle those babies! I got to thinking about all ... continue reading

Upcycled Brown Paper Bag Spider Webs

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If you caught Main Ingredient Monday this week you may have seen this addition to my Halloween Paper Craft collection. I was trying to make some of these spider webs with black plastic trash bags and it was a disaster. The plastic was so staticy and tangled and I kept ripping it. When I saw ... continue reading

Upcycled Shutter Halloween Decor

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Last year I found this 2 pack of old plastic shutters at the thrift store. Last summer I turned one into a fiun flag decoration, but the other one has  been hanging out in my garage. I decided to make a little vertical hanging "BOO" sign for Halloween, but everywhere I hung it looked lame. ... continue reading

Old Crate Fall Sign

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When I saw this amazing fall porch from Taryn at Design, Dining, and Diapers I totally fell in love! That giant pallet sign jumped right out at me and I knew I needed to figure out something similar. I needed something smaller for my front porch because it is cozy up there. I yanked a ... continue reading

Outdoor End Table Upcycle

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I am on a mission to make my miniscule back yard a cozy entertaining space wehre the whole family can enjoy time together. Did I mention it was tiny...right  I did. I made these awesome outdoor solar lamps  and chalkboard serving tray last week and really needed a place to put them that wasn't on ... 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