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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Make DIY Shrink Plastic From Packaging

Make DIY Shrink Plastic From Packaging

Do you remember using Shrinky Dinks as a kid? I do. I specifically remember our super awesome babysitter bringing over a shrink plastic kit one Summer day. I was about five years old I think. I also remember feeling SO unbelievably excited! We decorated the plastic sheets, cut them out, and Miss Maya baked them in the oven for a few minutes…like magic, we had these cute little hard plastic charms we had made ourselves!…

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DIY Headboards – 33 Unique Headboard Ideas

DIY Headboards – 33 Unique Headboard Ideas

Have you seen those super cool tutorials on making a pallete headboard? An amazing DIY bedroom makeover all on its’ own! (See 33 Homemade Headboards Below…so many ideas!) My love affair with DIY began several years back with a homemade headboard project just like this. I didn’t have a lot of money, but I didn’t want to fill my room with cheap bedroom furniture. I really, really wanted a unique headboard for my bedroom. Not having $400…

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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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17 Super Easy 4th of July DIY Ideas

17 Super Easy 4th of July DIY Ideas

How creative can someone get with Red, White, and Blue? Very! Check out these easy and fun crafts and diy decorating ideas and see how you can make them your own! 1.4th of July Dynamite Party Favor DIY – Oh Happy Day! 4th of July Dynamite Party Favor DIY. by Chiara Alberetti Milott. The 4 th of July will be here quicker than you can say “Firecrackers!” Why not offer up some treats to take…

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Totally Terrific Tote Bag Crafts

Totally Terrific Tote Bag Crafts

The perfect getaway is filled with sightseeing, sand or grass between your toes, and lots of fresh air and fun. Tote bag crafts help you make the perfect thing to “tote” around all of your vacation finds or even just pack a quick change of clothes. There are so many ways to sew, embellish, and make crafts using pre-made tote bags or, if you are up for it, using a free tote bag pattern to sew one…

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DIY Nature Resist Fabric

DIY Nature Resist Fabric

This is a fun one for kids and adults alike! Use things you find in nature to make a pattern on some pre-washed cotton fabric. Next use a fabric spray paint (I used one from Tulip) and spray over your pattern from directly above. I kept the spray paint about a foot above my leaves and flowers and took care not to spray too fast…this can move your pattern around if you aren’t careful. Apply…

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DIY Father’s Day Gift Ideas

DIY Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Oh Dad, you don’t ask for much. Just a kid-free corner of the garage to work on your projects. And maybe a Porche. Well ok, he’s not getting the sports car, but you can appeal to his manly-man interests by creating a gift basket JUST for him. Some Dads like woodworking and tools. Others are grilling geniuses. Still others like beer and racing, football, or golf. (Or maybe he has a totally different hobby.) Creating…

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