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Get Yo’ Nails Did

Get Yo’ Nails Did
Okay, so we’re only three weeks in to this whole thing and I’m already showing you a tame look after I totally promised some of you that I’d do a newsprint nail tutorial this week. Newsprint we can do next week, but for right now I wanted/needed a manicure by a professional. As I told you in the first “Get Yo’ Nails Did”, it’s important to include real manicures in your nail routine if you’re not comfortable cutting your cuticles and getting into the real work at home. I am not. I’m willing to shell out $20 bucks to have the dirty work done right, but I’m not going to splurge on nail art at the salon most of the time. As you can see from the photo above, I prefer to do a basic manicure but make it a little different by switching up the colors on my index and middle fingers. That’s another thing: Remember that, while you should always be extremely polite to your manicurist, you shouldn’t be afraid to ask for exactly what you want and to tell him/her if it’s not done correctly.

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How to make gift bags from newspaper When I bought something at a store recently, the clerk handed me my purchase in a bag made from a newspaper. I liked it very much and had to make some more—thus today's DIY recycled newspaper project: gift bags made from the Wall Street Journal. You can vary the dimensions, of course, but here's what I used to create a bag that's 5" tall, 4.5" wide, and 3" deep. Stack two sheets of newspaper on top of each other. how to: pore strips - StumbleUpon You know those Biore pore strips you buy at the drugstore for about $12 a pop? Yeah, those. Today I’m going to teach you how to make your own homemade pore strips. Why? Because: I’m obsessed with beauty productsI’m obsessed with cheapHomemade {mostly} = cheap.

Gift Ideas for Women Don't know what to get for the wonderful women in your life this year? Look no further - Instructables has you covered for handmade gifts that are sure to please. She will be wowed that you took the time and consideration to make something with your own hands to show her how much you care. And she's sure to be impressed by how frugal you've been in these harsh economic times. Even if these gorgeous gifts are a stretch for your time or budget, we offer you tips to brush up your smooching styles. We've got your back! Ten Amazing Things You Can Do With Coconut Oil - Health If you've read No More Dirty Looks, or our blog, you know my co-author Alexandra and I are fond of oils, and coconut oil in particular because it’s an amazing and cost-saving multitasker that has lots of qualities to recommend it. It’s a rich moisturizer, it’s cheap, it’s versatile, it’s antimicrobial, antifungal, and antibacterial, has a decent amount of antioxidants, and it smells like baked goods. What’s not to love?

Curly Hair Without Heat Video – How To Put A Sock Bun In Your Hair I have gotten a huge response from my post on sock bun curls! It is an easy and beautiful way to style your long hair, especially for busy moms- on the go. I had numerous questions and wanted to give you lady’s a video example of sock bun curls. I am so excited to hear that so many of you are trying the sock bun curls. If you have not read my first post on this easy style, please do.

The Cookes: Cookefam Free Printables I am making several of the things I've designed in the past for my own use, available as downloads here on the blog. I have benefited from downloading graphics and design from others, so I thought I'd upload and share as well. This post will be available through the "printables" button on my sidebar for future reference. Please feel free to use these for your own projects, just don't repackage/redesign any part of them for sale or profit, please. Do-it-Yourself DIY String Wedding Lanterns Yarn Chandeliers - StumbleUpon Jessica of Wednesday Inc shows us how to make those gorgeous twine chandeliers from the inspiration shoot she shared with us this morning. Using balloons, glue and twine, you can also make these lanterns for your wedding – and then bring it home and use it as your very own mid century lampshade. What you will need are: balloons, glue, yarn, tray for glue, corn starch 1/2 cup of Corn starch, 1/4 cup of Warm water, clear fast drying spray paint, hanging lamp cord or fishing line (depending on your desired final product), and a lighting kit if you’re looking for a fully functional lantern.

Dollar Store Crafts & Blog Archive & Make a Drinking Straw... Home » $1 and Free, cheap crafts, Headline, Kids, Tutorials 23 June 2011 107,394 views 18 Comments by rhonda When I was putting together our camp crafts roundup the other day, it got me thinking about all of the crafty things I used to do when I was a kid. One of my favorite things to do was weaving on a drinking straw loom, a project I learned in girl scouts.

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