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The Houser House: DIY Monogrammed Tervis. Okay, so this post is a tad overdue.

The Houser House: DIY Monogrammed Tervis

It was meant for the start of the summer, but I just needed that extra push to get it finished and published ;) So, my go-to gift is a monogrammed Tervis. (just FYI, for those of you who are unfamiliar with the Tervis.... #1 that needs to change #2 it's a brand of plastic? Acrylic? Awesome drink ware. It truly depends on the person as to what type I give. And for "gift" I have used them many many semesters as teacher's gifts for Harper's teachers, just fun birthday gifts for friends, babysitters, the nursery workers at church, baby shower hostesses, etc etc etc.

I especially love to fill them up with things to make the gifting more fun. Repurpose Cardboard Boxes into Kid Crafts/Toys! « CraigslistDad. 28 Feb WOW – (from one of my absolute favorite parenting websites – Parents.Com) check out these amazing repurposing ideas for cardboard boxes, disposable plates, straws etc.

Repurpose Cardboard Boxes into Kid Crafts/Toys! « CraigslistDad

I personally will try to do the doll bed and castle! Cardboard Box Shape Sorter Put together this smart cardboard shape sorter to help your toddler learn shapes and sizes. What you’ll need: 18x18x18-inch box, circle compass, ruler, pencil, cutting mat, X-Acto knife, adhesive contact paper, colored masking tape, hot-glue gun Make it: While box is flat, draw desired shapes on all six sides using a compass and/or ruler and pencil. Cardboard Box Doll Bed A crafted cardboard bed will give your child’s fave doll some serious slumber. What you’ll need: 17x11x11-inch box, scissors, paper, tape, pencil, crafts knife, cutting mat, hot-glue gun, pom-poms, large sequins Make it: While box is flat, cut off the four top flaps.

Cardboard Box Castle Cut notches along the top of an extra-large box to make a cardboard castle. Diy projects. One thing I love about our new house is that we actually have a fireplace mantle!

diy projects

This is exciting since our old house had a mantel-less fireplace, which I always felt was a sad looking sight once Christmas time rolled around each year. So the fact that I can now do amazing things like hang stockings and garland makes me beyond happy :) I wanted a somewhat simple garland for the fireplace and something that added a little hint of Christmas cheer without being too loud. Not sure if that even makes sense but half of the decorating thoughts in my head don't make sense. Fun Kids’ Toy Ideas. Top 10 Awesome Things You Can Do With the Underused Gadgets You Already Own. My computer recently broke- a Windows PC that just decided to stop working from time to time.

Top 10 Awesome Things You Can Do With the Underused Gadgets You Already Own

The back of the computer will lose power, and a few times it has blue-screened on me. I got a new computer, but I thought "I'm sure there's something I can do with this one... " With all the tech issues it's having- anyone have a good suggestion? Since we're on that topic, I also have an old laptop. There's no touch screen, the driver for wireless refuses to load onto it, and the screen is way too large to use it for another screen on my main computer. I guess I should also throw in that I have an old Classic iPod (upgraded recently to an iPod Touch), and an old digital camera...would love some suggestions, as I've never really modded anything before. Free and Easy DIY Furniture Plans to Save You Money. April Fool's Day- 33 HARMLESS, PESKY PRANKS. Pesky pranks 1.

April Fool's Day- 33 HARMLESS, PESKY PRANKS

Spray nozzle or taped faucets- this one's kind of sentimental for me... THIS is the VERY PRANK that fueled my fire and love for this holiday! The first April we were married, my husband took a rubber band and wound it tightly around the kitchen sink's spray nozzle and left it aimed at where my face would be. Allison lehman : show + tell / 30 Day Drawing Challenge. Last week I saw this pin on Pinterest and I instantly loved the idea.

allison lehman : show + tell / 30 Day Drawing Challenge

Starting May 1st, I’ll be taking the challenge and posting a drawing per day here on my blog each afternoon. If you’d like to do it on your own, please please do! If you’d like to share your drawing on my blog, just email it to me by 12pm EST the day of. It doesn’t matter if you start now and submit them later or sketch them throughout May. It’s just a great way to encourage myself to sketch daily and maybe you need that encouragement too! UPDATE: To view my 30 Day Challenge drawings, click here. 101 Pretty Printables {free} These pretty printables are fabulous and free…you can’t go wrong with that!

101 Pretty Printables {free}

Decorate your home with quotes and flowers, throw a party that looks like a million bucks or wrap a gift with the perfect tag. Oh my gosh…you are going to love these!!! There’s a little something for everyone. I wish I could share a photo of each one, but my blog would most likely blow up…ha! Make sure your printer has color ink before you start, and feel free to share this list with all your friends…they’ll love you for it! That ought to keep you busy for awhile! Make It and Love It.

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