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Fun DIY Father's Day Gift idea, an "I'm Nuts About You" Caddy. A whimsical, thoughtful and useful present for Dad.
Tips on creating a bench area in your home, using colorful chairs instead! Cool decorating idea.
Summer Front Porch Spruce Up, using things you already have to create a lovely front porch area.
DIY Painted Music Station, a fun upcycled or recycled furniture projects for a tween girl's bedroom.
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DIY Father’s Day Gift

Fun DIY Father's Day Gift idea, an "I'm Nuts About You" Caddy. A whimsical, thoughtful and useful present for Dad.

This post is sponsored by DecoArt, where I'm a Core Blogger DIY Father's Day Gift Dads give us so much comfort and love, we're nuts about them, right? So why not show Dad how you feel about him with a DIY Father's Day Gift... of nuts! Supplies: DecoArt Olde Worlde Decou-Page Paper, DecoArt Decou-page, wooden caddy from Michaels, #1 Dad wood piece from Michaels, three Mason Jars, shipping tags, scissors, a nail … [Read more...]

Summer Front Porch Spruce Up

Summer Front Porch Spruce Up, using things you already have to create a lovely front porch area.

Summer Front Porch Spruce Up & Giveaway Hi Friends, I'm thrilled to be part of the Sensational Summer Spaces Blog Hop & Giveway! Enter to win $300(!) and be sure to visit all the other participating blogs to get some serious summer inspiration. But first.. my porch and how I took it from SAD to GLAD! The front porch area has been neglected since the winter. I did have a few flowers in a pot, but other than … [Read more...]

Starfish Candle Holder and Printable

How to DIY a Starfish Candle Holder out of a flower pot. A easy beachy craft and decor project, plus lovely printable inspirational art.

Starfish Candle Holder and Printable Art Hi Friends! Welcome to the first day of the Seashell Crafts Event. I'm excited to be joining eleven other bloggers for three days of seashell crafts, just in time for summer! So we all have extra flower pots, right? Here's a great upcycle/recycle idea for pot and saucer. Supplies: Flower pot, acrylic paint (this is Bahama Blue from DecoArt), a sealer like DuraClear Ultra … [Read more...]

Great Ideas for the Grad

Great Ideas for the grad including gifts, party decor and more.

Catch these ideas LIVE on KOMO-TV on Monday May 18th at 4pm Great Ideas for the Grad Graduation is an exciting time for students and their families. Here are some great DIY ideas for the grad, from gift ideas to party decor... there are many thoughtful and festive projects you can do. Grad Candy Jar Supplies: Materials: Terra Cotta Flower Pot and saucer, Glass Bowl or Beta Fish Bowl, E-6000 Glue, DecoArt … [Read more...]

3 Beachy Mason Jar Candle Ideas

3 Beachy Mason Jar Candle Ideas: How to style your Mason Jars three different pretty ways, perfect for summer decor or entertaining at the beach or at the lake!

3 Beachy Mason Jar Candle Ideas Summer is almost here and that means plenty of entertaining outside, hopefully at the beach house or lake cabin (a girl can dream anyway)! Here are three ideas that will take you minutes to do but that will add a lot to your decor or summer soiree. You probably already have all or most of these supplies.  Supplies: Mason Jars, burlap ribbon {mine is from Michaels}, Tea Light Inserts … [Read more...]

Ice Cream Fund Mason Jar

DIY Ice Cream Fund Mason Jar, a fun way to recycle a Mason Jar plus free printable art.

Ice Cream Fund Mason Jar & Printable Art We all scream for ice cream in the summer right? Here's an easy way to transform a plain jar into a cute Ice Cream Fund Mason Jar. Then you can put all your spare coins in it and buy LOTS of ice cream!  Supplies:  Mason Jar (this one is from the Target Dollar Bin), white primer, Chalky Finish Paint in Refreshing, Chalkboard Paint, metal piggy bank insert, Americana … [Read more...]

Mason Jar Lantern

How to make a Mason Jar Lantern, a super simple project that adds a lot to a flower pot or garden.

Mason Jar Lantern It's Day 2 of our Summer in Jars series! Today I'm bringing the Mason Jar OUTDOORS for a super easy project that adds a lot to your space. Supplies: Green Tinted Jar, metal hanger, Mason Jar Tealight Holder from Darice, monogram vinyl. I found all these items at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond, WA. Step 1: Following package instructions, apply the vinyl to the jar. Step 2: Add the … [Read more...]

Mason Jar Picnic

DIY Mason Jar Picnic with free printable labels, a fun summertime project for all your outdoor adventures and events.

Mason Jar Picnic with Printable Labels One of the best parts of summer is that you can spend more time outside. Pack a picnic is some Mason Jars and you'll have a fun little meal or snack that the whole family will enjoy! This is part of the week long Summer in Jars Event that I'm participating in along with some of my favorite bloggers. Supplies: Wooden Caddy (mine is from Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in … [Read more...]

9 Summer Salads and Appetizers

9 Summer Salad and Appetizer Ideas! Fresh summer recipes your family will love.

9 Summer Salads and Appetizers Yesterfood ~ Smoked Turkey, Cherry and Feta Salad with Vinaigrette Just 2 Sisters ~ Broccoli Salad Baby Loving Mama ~ Cheeseburger Salad in a Jar with Special Sauce Diana Rambles ~ Clementine Vinaigrette Salad Honey and Birch ~ Savory Cantaloupe Salad Simply Suzanne's ~ Green Apple Salad with Butter Lettuce Better in Bulk ~ Fresh Vegetarian Greek Pasta The Classy Chapter ~ Easy … [Read more...]

Magnificent Ideas for Memorial Day Decor

More that 20 Magnificent Ideas for Memorial Day Decor. Inspiring red, white and blue ideas for your home and garden.

Magnificent Ideas for Memorial Day Decor Memorial Day is Monday, May 25th. Not only is it the kick-off for summer, it's also a great time to pause and reflect on our amazing nation and all the people who have fought for the ideals it represents. Many generations of my family have served in the armed forces and I know we're not unique! My grandfather and dad served in the Navy, my uncle in the Marines and my … [Read more...]