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DIY Making A Paper Plate Cool…and Special!

DECORATING PAPER PLATES

My family will tell you that I don’t use paper plates. I don’t know if our children even have a memory of my serving them on a paper plate unless we were “on a picnic.”  However, when I happened to see this ribbon-trimmed plate, I … Continue reading

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Somebody Knows A Beautiful DIY!

DIY PHOTO DISPLAY

Is this not beautiful? This is not my photo, and I cannot credit it because it was emailed to me. However, I did want you creative people to see how this old window “frame” can come inside and actually be … Continue reading

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DIY – How To Grow a Home Pineapple Plant

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I love plants. Problem is I don’t have a green thumb. I could probably grow nice plants if I stayed home long enough to take care of them, but staying home isn’t an option for me. How excited was I … Continue reading

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Really Awesome RUSTIC Christmas Stuff You Can Make Yourself!

CinnamonStickCandles

Okay, so in my first installment of “Really Awesome Christmas Stuff You Can Make Yourself”, I presented you with five different DIY Christmas wreath options. Did anyone actually attempt any of those? If so, you’ve just GOT to share. We’d love … Continue reading

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Christmas Wreaths On A Budget

Santa Wreath

Okay… Christmas is right around the corner now! And, I don’t know about you, but I get a wee bit overzealous when it comes to Christmas decorating. I mean, year after year, the tree goes up just a little, tiny … Continue reading

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From A Dead Cow To A Work Of Mosaic Art!

COW HEAD CHRISTMAS PRESENT

Shelby Hilliard actually created Mr. Hornsby over a year ago, and I blogged about him at the time; however, the post has been so popular all across social media that I decided to republish in case some of you missed it the first time! … Continue reading

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DIY Cure For Dry Feet

DIY FOR DRY FEET

Let’s face it. It was a cold, dry winter here in Texas, and that’s been hard on all of our skin…right down to our feet. Suddenly, as it always happens in Texas, we find that summer is here, and it’s time … Continue reading

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DIY Easter Centerpiece The Kids Can Do

EASTER CENTERPIECE

No, it’s not as sophisticated as fresh flowers, and no, it’s not as striking as a hundred other things you could do yourself. However, no matter their age, your kiddos will think this homemade DIY Easter egg centerpiece absolutely perfect, especially … Continue reading

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A DIY Legacy For Your Children

JONES FAMILY BOOK

I have to confess that I love the G word, genealogy, that is. I love it because to me it simply means family stories, and who doesn’t love stories of any kind? However, a few years ago I woke up … Continue reading

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DIY Shower Vaporizer For Cold & Flu Season

SHOWER VAPORIZER

It seems that everyone I know is struggling with some type of upper respiratory problem and just feeling miserable with it. Patty Hirst of Dublin, Texas reminded me recently of something I used to do when I just could not … Continue reading

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DIY Homemade Air Freshener & Linen Spray

DIY CLEANER

Every now and then I amaze myself! While, I’m not big on a lot of the heavy room fresheners that come in aerosol sprays, I do really like the more subtle fabric fresheners  or linen sprays that I often spray … Continue reading

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How Can I Save Our Family Memories? DIY

This is Shawna's quilt. You will find parts of baseball shirts, basketball, and cheerleading logos on it.

If you are like the rest of us (and I know you are), somewhere in your house there is a closet, trunk, or drawer that holds the remnants of days gone by, right? Things that will never be used again but … Continue reading

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DIY How To Reuse Your Beautiful Bottles

BOTTLES

Have you ever wished you could actually do something with your favorite beautiful bottles but you weren’t sure quite what it would be or how to do it? This You Tube video will give you one great idea, but be … Continue reading

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DIY Watermelon Baby For Shower Or Party!

WATERMELON BABY

I’ve asked myself a thousand times why I did not save pictures of the fabulous parties and showers my friends and I have done through the years, but, of course, I didn’t. Although we have done some REALLY cool things … Continue reading

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DIY Tablescape For Your Child’s Birthday

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Have a child’s birthday on the horizon? Today, Shea Holland demonstrates just how easy it is to do your own beautiful tablescape.

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DIY Texas Outdoor Wedding/Party Lighting

DIY Wedding Decor

I can’t claim this as my own idea, but I have created many similar displays for a beautiful outdoor party. Of course you could always use only one galvanized tub (on top of another type of pedestal) per arrangement. The candles pictured … Continue reading

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Marbles In Your Fence? DIY

MARBLES IN YOUR FENCE

And Let The Sun Shine In! Okay, I’ll be the first to tell you that I’m not sure about this one. However, this is a fence idea that I happened upon while reading an article entitled Garden Drama.  It is, … Continue reading

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Making DIY Shelves With Vintage Books

DIY SHELVES FEOM VINTAGE BOOKS

The following photo was sent to me by my friend, Alta Brandon, one of our Arkansas readers. I don’t know how to credit the photo, but I wanted to share someone else’s great idea for a way to use your … Continue reading

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DIY Create A Great Corner Fill

Obviously, these do not look like the decorated boxes of the box supper days mentioned below, but they are the best I can do today!

Everyone of us has a corner, don’t we? It’s not really big enough to do something with it, but it is too large just to be left bare. A very inexpensive way to make the corner pop and actually add … Continue reading

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Make Your Home Festive With Frosty!

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Well, it’s the week before Christmas. If you haven’t decorated by now, I don’t know what to tell you. Ha! Likely you won’t be decorating, but I’m going to share some last minute, quick, easy ideas anyway. And, this will … Continue reading

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