DIY Paper Flower Tissue

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DIY Paper Flower Tissue   If you are looking for a fun (and easy) spring craft to make, then you should give these DIY Paper Flower Tissue a try! My daughter said she wanted something "pretty and colorful" for our entertainment center, and suggested flowers. I love flowers but I have to admit, a green thumb I do not have, and flowers die quickly around here. Then I remembered some super cute DIY paper flower tissue  that I had made for my wedding and thought those would be perfect! ...

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Spring Crafts for Kids

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Spring Crafts For Kids   My daughter has a crafting gene and is always on the lookout for craft projects she can create. With the weather changing she is into thing with bright colors and relevant to the nice Spring weather. We were recently at the Dollar Tree and she was browsing in the craft section when she came up with the idea to create this Spring Crafts for Kids Door Sign. The best part is it costs under $5 to make so it is very inexpensive to make and it brightened up her ...

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Cheap Home Security

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Cheap Home Security I will admit that my when my husband travels for work I am a little concerned about the safety of our home. I came up with some inexpensive ways to protect your home and those inside. It was 10 years ago almost and I was home alone in a state that I didn't know anyone. I was eight month pregnant and someone came to my door and rang the bell. It was late at night and you do not just happen upon my home. I freaked out. I called the police and had them look all over for the ...

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Cupcake Party Ideas: DIY Pom-Pom Cupcake

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Cupcake Party Ideas DIY Pom-Pom Cupcake   My daughter is doing something pretty fun at school this week, a Nursery Rhyme Parade! Her, and the rest of the Kindergartners at her school get to dress up as their favorite Nursery Rhyme character and put on a parade for their friends and parents. How fun is that right? So when my little girl said she wanted to be The Muffin Man, I got to thinking about how I could help her dress up. That is when she suggested that she wanted a cupcake to ...

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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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Daily Quotes of Inspiration

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  Daily Quotes of Inspiration  This is the year that I decided I would own the fact that I inspire others. I know that is pretty brash to say you have the power to inspire. The truth is I have Klout. I used to be a teacher in the classroom but now I have expanded my reach. I using my gift to help my children grow, my marriage prosper, and my readers become the people they want to be. I am not about fluff in fact I have been told I am blunt. I guess some people like the wrapping paper but ...

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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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Hug

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Hug This post is dedicated to the lady that taught me to hug everyone. I mean really hug them. This isn't  the quick hug that you repel your body quickly back after making contact with another person but the kind of full body, look you in the eye, and touch your heart kind of hug. She taught me everyone needs, deserves, and will benefit from a hug. I have carried your message Anne Danaugh from the halls of Alpha Xi Delta to the classrooms that I lead all the way through to the three ...

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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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Save On Crafts: Fabric Flower Necklace

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Save On Crafts Fabric Flower Necklace Are you crafty? I love making fun crafts and I found several ways to Save on Crafts by using materials that I have in stock. One of my recent favorite craft project is my Fabric Flower Necklace, it's super easy to make and makes a great gift for my daughter's friends or my girl friends as well. Materials: You will need a  hot glue gun Glue sticks scissors felt pins 1 yard of material Glue Beads wire closure for a necklace small barrette ...

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