Gumdrop Wreath

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I originally made this gumdrop wreath  for a polka dot birthday party I threw last fall, but then I loved it so much I kept it out for I've taken it out again because I think it is just perfect for Easter too! Materials Needed: 10 inch foam wreath forms packing tape floral wire hot glue gun & glue sticks gumdrop candies: For a 10 inch wreath, I used almost 3 pounds (minus the, uh, "defective" ones that found their way into my own and my 2 year old's … [Read more...]

How to Build A Pallet Table


Here's a DIY project that doesn't take a lot of skills or money and produces an attractive and serviceable table for the garden. Pretty much the perfect DIY project. Ready to learn  how to build a pallet table? Materials Needed: You need two pallets for this project: one 100 x 100cm (39.4 x 39.4 inches) and one 120 x 100cm (47.2 x 39.4 inches). Pallets are often used only a few times before they get tossed out. Look for pallets behind stores of all kinds – any business that takes … [Read more...]

Lights Out- 10 Creative Lighting Ideas

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A simple lamp or decorative candle can add flavor, personality and ambiance to any room or outdoor setting. Today I want to feature some of the creative lighting ideas that have been linked up to my link parties. 1 . Scrap wood Lamp // Not Just a Housewife 2. Pleated Lamp Shade // Ruffles And Stuff via Somewhat Simple 3. Man's Tie Lamp Shade // A Very Blessed Nest 4. Paint your own Lampshade // Somewhat Simple 5. Scalloped Lantern // Creative Juice 6. Chevron … [Read more...]

Table for Two: 5 DIY Tables

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I am in desperate need of a new dining table- not only will my family be outgrowing ours when this baby comes, but the chairs are literally falling apart and the pads are disgusting. I've found some great table inspiration that make me wonder if I should re-do the one I have or make my own. Take a look at these 5 DIY Table Tutorials: 1. Reclaimed Wood Table  // Live Your Life See what a bunch of wood from Craigslist can become! Truly AMAZING! 2. Kids Activity Table // The Tall … [Read more...]

Recovering a Chair {My WoCavé Challenge 3}

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Recovering a chair is an E-A-S-Y way to give new life to a piece of furniture. Let me show you how to turn this... ...into this:   This summer I’ve been on a mission to help spread the word about the Skinny Cow WoCavé challenge. {If you’ve missed it, here’s the post all about this fun adventure.} The Skinny Cow brand, wants women to create their own heavenly space- their WoCavé- where guys are scarce and the tasty Skinny Cow treats are abundant! Men have their man caves, and … [Read more...]