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How to make a sock puppet, an awesome boredom busting craft for kids!
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How to transform a plain water jug into a Seaglass Colored Vase. Lovely summer decor idea.
Beautiful Beachy Decor Ideas including designer knockoffs for a fraction of the price. Easy DIY ideas for summer decorating.
A Dozen Delicious Recipes in Jars from refreshing drinks to delectable desserts.

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Making Sock Puppets

How to make a sock puppet, an awesome boredom busting craft for kids!

This post is sponsored by Darice Crafts Making Sock Puppets: An Awesome Craft for Kids My nine year old loves creative play. I wanted to find a project that we could do together that would allow her imagination to run wild and be easy enough for a nine year old to do. These sock puppets were perfect. My little girl had a blast choosing the socks and parts and then she had even more fun playing with them! Supplies … [Read more...]

Project Inspire{d} #126

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Project Inspire{d} #126 Welcome to Project Inspire{d}. I hope you're having a great summer! Here's what I've been up to: Beautiful Beachy Decor Projects DIY Colorful Concrete Letters Party Guidelines Thanks for joining me, Cupcakes and Crinoline, The Silly Pearl and An Extraordinary Day or this fun party. We’d love for you to include the Project Inspire{d} button code in the footer, somewhere on your blog or … [Read more...]

From Plain Glass Jug to Sea Glass Vase

How to transform a plain water jug into a Seaglass Colored Vase. Lovely summer decor idea.

From Plain Glass Jug to Sea Glass Vase Here's how to transform a plain glass jug (yawn) into a a Sea Glass Colored Vase! Supplies: Clear glass water jug, Krylon Seaglass Spraypaint in Aqua, hot glue, rope, starfish, netting, faux flowers, small driftwood and sand. All craft supplies from Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond. Directions 1. Spray paint the glass jug 2. Cut and add netting on the top of the … [Read more...]

Beautiful Beachy Decor Projects

Beautiful Beachy Decor Ideas including designer knockoffs for a fraction of the price. Easy DIY ideas for summer decorating.

Watch these ideas live on Seattle's KOMO 4 Monday July 6th at 4pm Beautiful Beachy Decor Projects One of the best parts of summer is finding treasures on the beach and showing them off in your home! Whether you find some beautiful shells and starfish or pick them up at the craft store, here are some easy ways you can bring the beach inside. Supplies: Shells, Americana Multi-Surface Metallic Paint in Gold and … [Read more...]

A Delicious Dozen Recipes in Jars

A Dozen Delicious Recipes in Jars from refreshing drinks to delectable desserts.

A Dozen Delicious Recipes in Jars Smores Smoothie Recipe from Must Have Moms Red, White and Blue Patriotic Pops from Oh My Creative Fresh Strawberry Lemonade from Spaceships and Laserbeams Tangelo Mint Iced Tea from Homemaking Hacks  No Bake Cherry Cheesecake from Love Create Celebrate Gooey Caramel Brownie Pudding in a Jar from Better in Bulk Apricot Jam from Sweet & Savory by Shinee Overnight Oats with … [Read more...]

PP: Craft Test Dummies

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Hello, friends, and welcome to the party! The PINTEREST party! Each Friday Malia from Yesterday on Tuesday, Bev from Flamingo Toes, Kara from Mine for the Making and myself (Michele from The Scrap Shoppe) take turns selecting a fun new pinner from our Pinterest Link Party to feature. And †you're featured across 4 blogs! So be sure you're linked up, mkay? Today's featured pinner is a blogger you may already be familiar … [Read more...]

Colorful Concrete Letters

Create colorful FUN concrete letters with @decoart Patio Paint

This post is sponsored by DecoArt where I'm a Core Blogger Colorful Concrete Letters The concrete is so hot right now. I have been so excited to create and paint some cool concrete decor. I wanted it to be fun and happy and something that could be used inside the house or out.  I thought that these bright DecoArt Patio Paint colors would be perfect. This product is perfect for Concrete, Terra … [Read more...]

Independence from Hunger Food Drive

Independence from Hunger Food Drive: How you can help needy kids and families in you community.

Independence from Hunger® Food Drive Summertime can be especially tough for kids and families who depend partly on their local schools for meals. According to a report from the Food Research and Action Center, 6 out of 7 low-income kids who eat a free or reduced-price school lunch during the academic year do NOT get a free meal during the summer. That's why Grocery Outlet launched it's Independence from Hunger® … [Read more...]

A Dozen Super Fun Star Projects

A Dozen Super Fun Star Projects: From decor ideas, to dyed book pages, signs to kid's crafts and more.

A Dozen Super Fun Star Projects Star Projects are always in style, especially around the 4th of July. Here are a dozen super fun ideas for your home-- from signs to linens... even dyed book pages! Whether you are looking to add a patriotic feel or just want to make stars the "stars" of your decor, there's a craft for you! Painted Flag Sign Rustic Star Sparklers Starry Night Dyed Book Pages Patriotic Mason … [Read more...]

Project Inspire{d} #125

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Project Inspire{d} #125 It's great to see you here at Project Inspire{d}. Thanks for taking the time to share your recipes and projects with us! Here's what I've been up to: Patriotic Splatter Paint Mason Jars 25 Mason Jar Ideas for Weddings 7 Patriotic Projects for the 4th of July Party Guidelines Thanks for joining me, Cupcakes and Crinoline, The Silly Pearl and An Extraordinary Day or this fun party. … [Read more...]