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How To Make Easy Fabric Flowers

I have always loved flowers – real ones, felt ones, fabric ones – I don’t care what they’re made of, they’re all beautiful to me. When I saw this craft for making DIY fabric flowers, I knew that I had to try it. What Kind Of Fabric Do You Need To Make Fabric Flowers? To [...]

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How To Make This DIY Coffee Candle

Anyone who knows me will tell you that I am a tried and true coffee addict. I love the taste and the smell of coffee. So, when I came across this idea for making a DIY coffee candle, I, of course, had to try it out. How To Make A Coffee Candle With Coffee Beans [...]

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Easy DIY Felt Bird Paperclip Bookmark

I love birds…and I love to read, so making this felt bird paperclip styled bookmark fed both of my passions. If you love to read or know someone who does, this felt bookmark DIY is for you. These little birds sit atop a paperclip which can be used to hold your place in whatever you [...]

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Wholesome And Tasty Stuffed Cabbage Rolls Recipe

I have loved cooked cabbage since I was a kid. Unfortunately, my own kids don’t enjoy it as much as I do. So, plain cooked cabbage is usually a no-go in my house. But, I did find this fantastic stuffed cabbage rolls recipe that they do love. What’s In This Stuffed Cabbage Recipe? I think [...]

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Easy Cabbage Lasagna Recipe

I love lasagna, but I don’t love the carbs that are often included in this favored Italian dish. I have been trying so hard lately to lower my daily carb intake, and lasagna just doesn’t fit into my new low-carb lifestyle….until now. This cabbage lasagna uses cabbage leaves instead of pasta, so it’s low in [...]

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Savory Stuffed Pork Chops Recipe

I love stuffed pork chops, but I have to admit that I had never made them myself…until now. I found this recipe, and it’s the easiest thing ever to make. These pork chops are stuffed with tasty tomatoes and mozzarella cheese and they are sure to be a hit at the dinner table. Just add [...]

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Delicious Homemade Banana Cheesecake Recipe

I love homemade cheesecake. This luscious dessert is actually one of my favorites, and I have even made several over the years. I usually choose two or three different flavors around the holidays and make cheesecakes for our holiday desserts. I have never, however, made one that is more perfect for spring…until now. This homemade [...]

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How To Make an Adorable Washcloth Teddy Bear

I absolutely adore making things for baby showers. Homemade gifts are always so much more personal than anything you can buy from a store. On that note, I have a great little tutorial for you. This DIY washcloth teddy bear is so cute, and you can make it in about 15 minutes! What You Need [...]

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How To Make Gorgeous DIY Tin Can Lanterns

Do you know how many tin cans I throw out every year? I venture to say that I could fill my entire backyard with some of these gorgeous tin can lanterns with what I throw away in a week or so. These DIY tin can luminaries are so very easy to make, and they’re a [...]

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How to Make a Decorative Lightbulb Planter – Easy Spring Craft

I love spring crafts, and I especially love crafts that allow me to recycle things that I would usually just throw out. This easy DIY lightbulb planter craft is both! If you want something to spruce up your indoors or your outdoors this spring, this beautiful little lightbulb planter is it! How Do You Take [...]

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Dino & Heidi’s Flip

Happy weekend friends! I’ve been spending this week in Portugal, tasting the food and seeing the sights of small towns in the Algarve, and the capital city of Lisbon. Portugal is *filled* with inspiration, check out my Insta stories today with pictures of tile on the buildings around Lisbon and at the Tile Museum. Today
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Making Limoncello

I have a lemon tree just outside my studio window that I share with fellow tenants. It goes unnoticed mostly and a few weeks ago I observed it was heavy with lemons so I decided the time was right to make something I’ve always wanted to make: limóncello. This is my grandmother’s favorite drink and
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Weekend Reading

Would it surprise you to learn I’m on a plane yet again? Ha ha, probably not. :) Today I’m landing in Portugal and I’ll be exploring this country for 9 days with a dear travel mate. My friend Gro and I travel so well together and we like to take a trip together once a
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Noteworthy Trailer Renovations

Lately I’ve been making plans to purchase a little camper trailer, fix it up, and take off on road trips throughout North America, up to Yellowstone National Park, across Canada, and dropping down to the east coast of the USA. And I’d love to tour the Southwest, there is so much to see right here
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Rustic DIY Hand Lettered Wood Slice Ornaments For Easter

I love rustic DIY wood projects, and I love decorating for holidays. This year, I wanted to add some new rustic looking ornaments to my Easter decorations, and these hand-lettered wood slices are perfect. These are beautiful wooden ornaments that have the words Faith, Hope, and Belief on them. They’re perfect for your Easter tree [...]

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58 Fun and Creative Easter Crafts for Kids and Toddlers

Easter is an exciting holiday every year, and Easter crafts provide you with a great way to welcome in the spring season and celebrate new life.  I hope you enjoy these easy, affordable, and creative projects with your children!  Let us know your favorites in the comments below, and be sure to link out to [...]

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Colorful Spring Paper Butterfly Craft For Kids

I always look for new ways to keep my kids entertained, especially when it’s raining and they can’t get outside to play. I wanted a new craft for them for spring, something that they would love to make and that maybe would take longer than just a few minutes, so this colorful spring butterfly craft [...]

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Delightful Free Printable Easter Cupcake Toppers

Do you create something special for your Easter dessert? I usually do some sort of spring-like cake or something really fun with Easter eggs and bunnies. This year, I thought that maybe I would do cupcakes – kids love cupcakes, after all. So, I started thinking about decorating. While I do love cake decorating, I [...]

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Top Easter Chick Matching Game Printable For Preschoolers

It is so important to get your preschoolers ready for school, and there are many games and activities that you can do with them at home to help prepare them. In the spirit of the upcoming holiday, I wanted to share with you this printable Easter chick matching game for your little ones. Not only [...]

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Tastiest French Toast Casserole Recipe Ever

My family loves French toast for breakfast, but it seems to take so much time to make. On busy mornings, I rarely have time to pour a bowl of cereal, much less feed them French toast. So, you can imagine how excited I was to come across this French toast casserole recipe. It takes me [...]

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Carrot Cake Cookies Recipe – Perfect For Easter

Easter will be here before you know it – Have you chosen your Easter dessert yet? If not, I have an excellent recipe for you. This recipe for carrot cake cookies is going to become an Easter favorite. My family loved these tasty little cookies, and I’m sure that yours will, too.   What Are [...]

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Picnic Ready

I’m meeting my best friend from college on Thursday, we’re headed to Napa for a picnic and to soak up some sunshine since spring as finally arrived. Relaxing with wine and good conversation is just about the best thing in life and I’m looking forward to catching up with her, we haven’t seen each other
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Weekend Reading

Weekend hellos! Forgive me for a late post this Sunday, I was attending a dear friend’s 40th birthday party yesterday and celebrating her entry into this decade of life! I feel like my forties have been my best years so far and it’s nice to have close friends joining me! I used to be afraid
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The Impracticality of Hardwood Flooring

My absolute hands down favorite flooring choice for a home is real wood, even more than engineered hardwood. I love the look and feel of real wood in a home, in family rooms, bedrooms, anywhere. Real wood has the warmest look and a softness underfoot that tile and vinyl can’t really compete with. But today
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15 Beautiful Taupe Paint Colors

I’ve had dozens of emails asking me about this kitchen remodel from last year, specifically regarding the cabinet color and my answer has always been, “It’s the manufacturer’s color: Oat by Thomasville.” But the follow up question I get is, “OK, well do you know a paint color match?” Now I do! Some might call
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How to Make a Rice Filled Sock Easter Bunny

If you want a simple and fast way to make a cute Easter bunny which is perfect for decor or gift-giving, this video tutorial is for you. You are going to be taking an ordinary old sock and turning it into an adorable bunny. There are some materials you will need to stock up on [...]

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Fun Easter Chick and Egg Sugar Cookies Recipe

Sugar cookies are always an Easter favorite in my house. I make sugar cookies for every holiday and usually just do regular sugar cookies with frosting and sprinkles. This year, I wanted to up my game just a bit, so I decided to try some fondant decorations instead of my regular frosting and sprinkles go [...]

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DIY Rustic Glitter Easter Egg Decorations Craft

I love adding new Easter decorations to my collection every year. This year, I wanted something a bit different, and maybe something that would cater to my love for DIY farmhouse décor. These glitter Easter eggs definitely do that. The twine gives them such a great rustic look, and they look gorgeous in a wooden [...]

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How to Make a Realistic Bird’s Nest Candy Holder for Easter

If you are looking for the ultimate way to display or present egg-shaped Easter candies, why not put them in a bird’s nest? Of course, you cannot simply grab one from outside. But with this easy Easter craft tutorial video, you will be able to create your own out of cardboard. It will be so [...]

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How to Make Rustic Floral Decor for Easter

If you need to make a floral centerpiece for an Easter party, this easy video tutorial to create rustic decor with tulips will be perfect. This arrangement also can look beautiful anywhere else in your house during springtime or any other time of the year. While there are only a handful of materials and tools [...]

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Do it yourself, also known as DIY, is the method of building, modifying, or repairing something without the aid of experts or professionals. Academic research describes DIY as behaviors where "individuals engage raw and semi-raw materials and component parts to produce, transform, or reconstruct material possessions, including those drawn from the natural environment (e.g. landscaping)".[1] DIY behavior can be triggered by various motivations previously categorized as marketplace motivations (economic benefits, lack of product availability, lack of product quality, need for customization), and identity enhancement (craftsmanship, empowerment, community seeking, uniqueness)

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