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Easy Love Notes. This weekend I taught a lesson at church that focused on how our attitude can affect the overall feeling in our home.

Easy Love Notes

Dirty hems diy: book clutch. « Dirty Hems – Personal, Fashion, DIY Blog. Bra to Bustier Top. Wipe Off Weekly Menu Board. I am a meal planner.

Wipe Off Weekly Menu Board

I refuse to go grocery shopping without my week’s worth of meals planned out and list made. (It’s either that or wander aimlessly around the grocery store for two hours and then make ten more trips back during the week to get things I forgot.) DIY Solar Lamp: Make Your Own Eco-Friendly Sun Jars. The principle is simple and seductively clever: solar lights that store energy during the day and release light at night.

DIY Solar Lamp: Make Your Own Eco-Friendly Sun Jars

These can be purchased ready-made in a variety of colors (yellow, blue and red) but they can also be built at home. A simple, less-technical approach involves buying a conventional solar-powered yard lamp and then essentially harvesting it for key pieces to put in a jar. Make It Pretty Wednesdays: Organizational P-Inspiration! Crafts and DIY / Another idea for jewelry organizer. MADE: TUTORIAL: Heartbreaker Valentines. Who said valentines were only red and pink?

MADE: TUTORIAL: Heartbreaker Valentines

In bright colors, these Heart Breaker Valentines work great for boys and girls. So get out your scissors and stapler, because today, you’re tearing up my heart….. (cue N Sync) Each valentine is stapled together to create a pouch full of secret candies. V and Co how to: jersey knit bracelet. I don't know what it is about this time of year that makes me just want to have my bare feet in the sand, be watching the sun setting into the ocean, and breathing in the warm salty air of the i get older, more and more i find myself missing that place i used to go to almost as a teen.

V and Co how to: jersey knit bracelet

It’s in the NEWS! Newspaper.

It’s in the NEWS!

It’s one of the things I’ve never thrown away. And with my obsessive coupon clipping last year..we have TONS! While newspaper comes in handy when cleaning windows/mirrors, stuffing and wrapping packages. There are also so many crafty things you can do with it. Paint strips of newspaper to make colorful newspaper roses. Head Scarf Tutorial. After many requests, I finally made a tutorial on how to tie a simple head scarf.

Head Scarf Tutorial

It's really, really easy. I did this without looking in the mirror, so that should tell you how easy it is. Let's get started! Start with a large, square scarf. I like my vintage silk scarves because they're soft and not bulky. Fold one corner to the other to form a triangle. Green...Easy Knit Produce Bag. Paper Flower Key Holder / Mark Montano. Difficulty Rating: Beginner Tags If you need a quick 'just because' gift for someone, this is it!

Paper Flower Key Holder / Mark Montano

It’s simple to make, couldn’t be less expensive and we can all use one. I for one am always losing my keys and this, by far, is the easiest way for me to keep track of them. Anthro-Inspired Mirror & Flamingo Toes - StumbleUpon. You all know we love a good Anthropologie knockoff around here – so a couple of days ago when I was browsing online I came across this mirror.

Anthro-Inspired Mirror & Flamingo Toes - StumbleUpon

Oh I definitely need that. Hold the presses – did that say $498??? Huh. We can do better than that. :) So after scouring the thrift shops, cutting myself on mirror glass, and overcoming an unreasonable fear of Mod Podge, here is my version! Make It Pretty Wednesdays: Organizational P-Inspiration! A Beautiful Mess. I love using cloth napkins to dress up our dinner table, and through the years I've grown even more fond of their sustainability and cost effectiveness.

A Beautiful Mess

Though, I'm not sure how cost effective it is if you keep buying more and more cloth napkins each year! Water Balloon Luminaries. A fun and easy project with a beautiful payoff. Learn how to make these Balloon Luminaries. You will need: High-Melt Paraffin Wax (IGI 1260)Party BalloonsDouble BoilerCookie Sheet. You knew i was going to make one. They are all over pinterest.... (i still am not signed up for pinterest because i don't have time for one more thing but browsing is fun!) Make A Purse From Vinyl Records.

Embroidery Designs at Urban Threads - Projects - StumbleUpon. How to Choose Colors to Flatter Your Skin Tone. There are a lot of pretty eye shadow, blush and lipstick colors out there. But which ones best complement what skin tones? Lori Taylor, pro lead artist for Smashbox Cosmetics, spoke to eHow about the basics of identifying your skin tone and choosing the colors that best flatter you. DIY Cartier-Esque Bracelet. Family Chic. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2012 | Comments: 98 Spell out your feelings with this easy-to-make sign of love. To make this you will need: wire reinforced clothesline (available at home improvement & hardware stores), yarn & wire clippers. Make a Custom Pair of Tap Pants. By Haley Pierson-Cox For me, summer in NYC means two things: 1) I will eventually wear a light skirt into the subway when my hands are full, and 2) on that day, when I step onto the stairs of the station, a gust of wind will come barreling up from below, lifting my skirt and showing my backside to anyone who cares to look.

This year, on the very first nice day, my skirt flew up not once, but twice. In the same commute. Grumbling and scrambling to pull it down, it hit me: I definitely needed a pair of tap pants. In case you’re not familiar, tap pants work like a slip, but they’re actually shorts, making them the perfect solution to my summer skirt woes. Smoothielicious. Hey Glitter Girls! Crystalin from In the City with Crystalin here to share some healthy and delicious smoothies with you! Blending up favorite fruits and vegetables is one of my go-to afternoon snacks. Not only do they fill me up, but they’re also loaded with a ton of nutrients.

Perfect Summer Bangle. Wall Art for Sienna's Room. First off, let me just say, I really love photos printed onto a canvas. Really. I knew I wanted a set of them in Sienna's room, but as most of you know, we are still students so our decorating budget didn't exactly cover printing four 8"x10" photos onto a canvas. Valentine craft for LMNOP blog. By Kate on February 4, 2011. Old Garage turned Mini Dream Home! Stuff to Make in my Old Age - StumbleUpon. Most favorited all-time. Look to inspire. How To Do Just About Everything!