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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...]

Creative Repurpose and Recycle Ideas

Creative ways to repurpose and recycle your stuff.

Creative Repurpose & Recycle Ideas Plastic Container to Scare Cat by Carolyn’s Homework Skewers to Geometric Pendant Lamp by Delineate Your Dwelling A Stick and Mason Jars to Outdoor Chandelier by DIY Inspired Milk Carton to Bird Feeder by You Brew My Tea Plastic Bottles to Sail Boat by Mama Plus One Shoebox to Charging Station by Dagmar’s Home Hanger and Shower Curtain Rings to Scarf Organizer by Living Chic … [Read more...]

Basil Vinegar Lemon Cucumber Drink

Refreshing Basil Vinegar Lemon Cucumber Drink in a Mason Jar, a delicious beverage to enjoy in summer or anytime.

Refreshing Basil Vinegar Lemon Cucumber Drink Have you tried drinking vinegars yet? We all know how great vinegar can be around the house but these drinking vinegars are also amazing to drink! Ingredients: Thai Basil Drinking Vinegar, sparkling water, basil, a cucumber, a lemon, a muddler and ice. First, slice some cucumber and lemon slices. Directions 1. Pour 1/4 cup of the drinking vinegar. 2. Add to a … [Read more...]

PP: Something Winnderful

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PP: Something Winnderful Hello Friends, Malia here with this week's edition of the Pinterest Party! Every week Michele, Bev, Kara or myself feature an inspirational pinner. This week it's Katie from Something Winnderful. Katie's a self described "Blogger, social media master and feisty little ginger." In other words-- this girl is FUN! Katie's Pinterest account has 73 Boards and 5771 Pins. Here are some of … [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...]

Project Inspire{d} #118 & A Ball Blue Book Giveaway

Enter to win a Ball Blue Book, packed with 500 recipes recipes for canning, pickling, dehydrating, freezing food, and much more!

Project Inspire{d} #118 & A Ball Blue Book Giveaway Hello! Thanks so much for joining us at Project Inspire{d}. I hope you had a wonderful weekend. Instead of sharing what I've been up to... I'd like to tell you about a wonderful giveaway. Giveaway Ball Canning® is letting me give away one of the brand new Blue Book® Guide to Preserving Books! It's got tons of easy ways to start fresh preserving. 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...]

How to Throw a Great Graduation Party

How to Throw a Great Graduation Party, tons of tips and cool ideas!

This post is sponsored by Evite and Qdoba, all words and opinions are my own. How to Throw a Great Graduation Party  Looking for fun and easy ways to honor your favorite grad? I've got some great tips to share with you! 1. A Fun and Festive Backdrop Welcome your grad and his or her guests with a fun and festive photo backdrop. You can find pre-made tassels and tassel kits at craft stores, or it's easy to make … [Read more...]