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Santa’s Workshop

I hosted a “Santa’s Workshop”  playgroup which fell on St. Nicholas day.   The kids completed craft projects as special gifts for mom and dad for Christmas.  They played and ate cookies (the cut and bake kind-because I was too … Continue reading

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The big fork and spoon

I bought this bulletin board at the Pottery Barn outlet several years ago and I knew I would find just the right use for it someday.  Fortunately, I came up with an idea before it had to go out with the “de-stuffing” … Continue reading

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Alphabet Curtains

Fabric Curtains…..too predictable!  Why not just use ribbon, scrapbook paper, and a wrapping paper roll.  Well, ok I think I will! You will also need:  Scissors, hot glue gun, fabric to cover wrapping paper roll, optional ( Exacto knife and … Continue reading

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Spring Mantel and Sign Project

I was featured at .  Thank You:) Another $0.00 project!  Reuse what you have, It’s amazing what you can find when you shop at home! After Christmas time my mantel is usually simply decorated.  I have noticed this pattern forming … Continue reading

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Letter Decor

I was featured at !  Many Thanks! I had these two pieces of fabric and really wanted to use them in some way.     This is what I came up with…….      I covered a plain bulletin board with one … Continue reading

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Crafting a Spring Wreath

I have been so inspired by all the lovely wreaths sprouting here in blogland.  I was especially inspired by this beautiful creation by Wendy over at Ramblings from the Sunshine State.  Please check it out, you will find some wonderful … Continue reading

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Organizing the mail and making it pretty too!

After a brief trip and break from organizing the mood to continue struck me today.  I want to tackle paper issues.  Specifically mail that needs to be paid and replied to.  This is our corner unit.  I bought it at an … Continue reading

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Thrift Shop Stop and DIY’s

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       I found a new thrift shop this weekend.  You have no idea how this thrills me!  I was also alone, no kids on this trip. Bonus!   Don’t get me wrong, I bring my kids to thrift stores and … Continue reading

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Repurpose; Shop for free

Shop in your home.  Before going to stores to pick up stuff needed look around your home first and get creative.  Become a mindful consumer.  Every item we purchase new comes with its own carbon footprint.  Go green, grab  a … Continue reading

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Sorry landfill, not today!

     I recently visited a few a of my local consignment and reuse it shops.  I am looking for items to decorate our family room and newly transformed playroom once guest room.  As a member of The Compact, I know I … Continue reading

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