Mini Treat Baskets With Class!

Mini Treat Baskets With Class!

If you have a class or group to make Easter treats for, make them mini baskets using Solo cups!   Here is how to make them: Craft Supplies: Free Bunny Ears Printable For Party Cup Scissors 9 Oz. Clear SOLO Party Cups Wired ribbon or wired twine (shown) How to make mini treat baskets: Punch holes in each side of the top of each cup. Cut about 5-6 inches or wired ribbon or twine, push the ribbon…

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Mother’s Day and Father’s Day Printable Gift Tags

Mother’s Day and Father’s Day Printable Gift Tags

On My Carolina Today, we will be showing you how to make an adorable gift for Mom… A Cake In A Mug Kit. We also showed you how to create a cake made of socks for Dad! Here are the free printable tags you saw on the show. Just click on the image below to get the full size print version, right click and download, then print. It is sized to fit a standard sandwich…

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Great Way To Re-Use Party Plates

Great Way To Re-Use Party Plates

Used plastic party plates make great paint and Mod Podge palettes.  Next time you have a family gathering and lots of plastic party plates, plan ahead so you can use them again for craft projects. Set out a recycling bin at the party and label it “Used plates.” You can even fill it with soapy water if it is outside. When the party is over, wash them and save them for your next craft party! Just…

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Easy Way To Hang Temporary Decorations (Even Curtains!)

Easy Way To Hang Temporary Decorations (Even Curtains!)

This is a tip that makes holiday decorating a lot more fun…don’t nail or tape decorations to your walls, use these temporary hangers instead! I had a baby shower recently for my Sister-In-Law and made TONS of decorations. We transformed the whole downstairs into baby party central! I used 3M Damage Free Hangers, Hooks, and Strips to hang just about everything…tissue paper flowers, banners, and even a curtain rod to hang a curtain behind the…

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DIY Cleaning Slime Recipe

DIY Cleaning Slime Recipe

DIY cleaning slime is great for picking up dust and lint from hard-to-reach places. It  leaves no residue and will last quite a while in an airtight container. It’s a lot like the kids play slime you may have seen, and if you have some of that in your house, you know it picks up EVERY bit of carpet lint, dog hair, crumbs, etc. Why not use it to get that stuff up and out!…

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The BEST Stencil Trick Ever!

The BEST Stencil Trick Ever!

I love stencils…but sometimes I’m a little sad when my paint coverage turns out a little blotchy or streaky from brush strokes. Want to know a way to get rid of brush strokes and bad coverage for your stencil projects? Easy! Don’t use a brush! When I want to float paint into the stencil to get a thick, even layer so it looks super professional, my tool of choice is actually a used gift card…

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Homemade Cleaning Wipes Tutorial

Homemade Cleaning Wipes Tutorial

Check out this super simple tip I shared on My Carolina Today this week… Making your own cleaning wipes save a ton of money and lets you better control what chemicals you put into your environment. Here is how you can make your very own natural cleaning wipes for pennies on the dollar! How To Make Homemade Cleaning Wipes First choose a quality paper towel that holds up well to being wet. Bounty is a…

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Homemade Dusting Spray (For Wood)

This is a great way to dust and care for wood surfaces. The natural soap cleans while the olive oil moisturizes and protects the wood. This is a fabulous alternative to the toxic chemicals you find in many dusting sprays. And you can customize the scent to your liking. Here’s what you will need: a spray bottle 3 cups distilled water 1/2 teaspoon natural soap 1 teaspoon olive oil up to 15 drops essential oil…

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