Make Your Own Roller Blinds

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Make Your Own Roller Blinds  That Glows in the Dark I have three kids and lets say two of them are afraid of the dark. I had light bills that were climbing. The children had to sleep with the lights on in order to go to bed. That was until I had a super idea. I was going to figure out a way to have something glow in the dark in their room. I was going to create blinds. Then I was going to teach you how to make your own roller blinds.  What you will need to Make Your Own Roller Blinds Paint ...

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Felt Craft Projects: DIY Felt Phone Case

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Felt Craft Projects DIY Felt Phone Case I am always looking for fun Felt Craft Projects to do with my daughter, and so when I asked her what project we should do next she told me she wanted me to do a DIY Felt Phone Case! A monster phone case, to be specific. I had been telling her that my phone slips out of my hand a lot because of how slippery it is, so that is why she suggested I make a phone case made of felt. Smart girl right!? This project cost me $1 to make, and took about ...

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DIY Bed Canopy

DIY Bed Canopy

DIY Bed Canopy If you are looking for a fun craft to do for your kids room, then this DIY Bed Canopy would be perfect! This DIY Bed Canopy took about 20 minuets to make and costed me $10. (Make sure you print out a coupon for your local craft store! My little girl loved helping me with this project, and was able to pick out the tulle color she wanted, and the feathers! The best part of making it yourself is that you can customize it to fit any theme!  ...

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Valentines Day Crafts Ideas: Craft Sticks Projects

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Valentines Day Crafts Ideas Craft Sticks ProjectsValentine's Day is not just a day for romance and lovers strolling hand in hand contemplating the stars. At our house it is about celebrating the love we have for each other as a family. That loves extends to our friends and extended family members also. Very rarely do my husband and I disappear for a "Valentine's Date Night" instead we celebrate it with our children because family is what love is all about. We make cards, special treats ...

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Winter Fun: Snow Cream Recipe for Kids

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When life gives you Snow, Make Snow Cream!!Wintertime can be a time of fun but some times you get stuck inside. Don't let the snow that is piling up outside your door or the frigid temperatures take all the fun away. Grab your kids and a few bowls and get ready to make Snow Cream. Snow Cream is the perfect treat to make when you are bored or the kids just want to have fun. I am a firm believer in finding the silver lining in what is surrounding you. In this case turn the snow into a ...

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Handprint Snowman Ornaments

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Handprint Snowman Ornaments Handprint Snowman Ornaments-I love this time of year, and all things Christmas! It's a special time that people seem to slow down a bit (when it doesn't come to shopping that is) and really appreciate  your family and friends around you! Crafting is a favorite pastime in my house and today I'm going to show you how to make an oh-so-cute Handprint Snowman Ornament! This would but a great ornament to break out every year to put on the tree, or a great ...

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Gifts In Jars: Jelly Belly Beans

Use this Gifts In Jars:  Jelly Belly beans for Hostess Gifts! Get seasonal packages of Jelly Belly beans to package in Gifts In Jars! Jelly Belly beans are low fat, gluten free, and "OU" certified (though the mints are not Kosher).  Don't forget they are available in sugar free, sports recovery, high energy, protein and many more! There is an option for each person on your list!Buy your Autumn, Winter, and Holiday sets now and take advantage of the November Sale TURKEY13 code for $15 ...

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EEK-ologist Halloween Project: Spider Web of Facts

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Orkin Ecologist for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. EEK-ologist Halloween Project: Spider Web of Facts This post brought to you by The Orkin Ecologist. All opinions are 100% mine.I will be the first to admit, spiders scare the crap out of me! But I have always been one of those people that wants to know all about what I am afraid of. That was my fear is justified! So when I was approached to do a fun bug themed (or in my ...

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DIY Craft: Finger Mitts Potholders

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DIY Craft:  Finger Mitts PotholdersEver think that potholders are too bulky for carrying that hot item whether it be a mug or a casserole?  Try these Finger mitt potholders!Several years ago I was given some odd shaped potholders at a wedding shower. I had no idea why they were so odd shaped. I have now come to truly appreciate the size, shape and usefulness of these finger mitt potholders. The two pockets serve to protect your thumb and a couple other fingers as you grip a hot pot or ...

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DIY Craft for Kids, Gift idea: Horse Lead Rope

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DIY Craft for Kids, Gift idea:   Horse Lead rope Need a craft for you kids?  This craft project makes  a Horse Lead rope or a shorter version can be made for a Dog Leash.  These make wonderful gifts for family and friends.Supplies: piece of cardboard, plate (saucer for a dog leash, dinner plate for a horse lead rope), pencil, scissors,  12 yards 1/4 cotton rope,  snap, OPTIONAL: dye ...

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