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Macgyver Challenge: Old Board Games. Do-it-yourself decorating allows you to customize your home, apartment, condo, or room with DIY accents that transform your space on a budget without completing a full-scale remodel.

Macgyver Challenge: Old Board Games

Whether you're a beginner or an expert, we guide you with instructions, tutorials, and step-by-step photos for indoor and outdoor projects and room makeovers. We have tips, techniques, and tools to get you started on paint projects, the easiest way to freshen up a space or decor item. But it doesn't stop there! We'll demonstrate how to make over furniture with paint, reupholster cushions with fabric, update garage sale items with wallet-friendly crafts tutorials using fabric and paper, and create DIY wall art for any space using a variety of materials and techniques. If you want to tackle bigger DIY projects, rethink your kitchen with remodeling ideas you can complete yourself (such as tiling a backsplash and creating a kitchen island) and browse our best bathroom makeovers. Adventures in the Dark. This is a spin on the BUBBLE BOY Post.

Adventures in the Dark

My girls love all things glow in the dark. They have been asking to do GLOW AND SEEK for a while now. They can never make it up until dark... so I thought I would bring the dark to them. AK and her son came over for the fun as well. :-) Materials used: Black Tarp. (I used THIS, and folded it in half) Duct Tape. Fan (I used THIS... but next time will use something with more power... it didn't inflate as much as I wanted it to) Black light (optional) After you have the tarp folded in half, stretch out a piece of duct tape the length of the tarp. I know this may sound complicated but it's really simple and a lot of fun! Our bubble in my living room. Yes, they all had a lot of fun just playing on the tarp itself! My 7 Month old inside the bubble. Checking things out.

Lumiloons. "Moons and stars" Color coding labels under a black light. Inside the bubble. This was AWESOME!! We used: Glow sticks Disco Ball Lumiloons (Party section of Walmart) Finger lights Color coding labels. Kids in the Kitchen: Slime! September is in full swing and we thought we’d celebrate by doing Back-to-School week!

Kids in the Kitchen: Slime!

My oldest kiddo just started pre-school and Kate is now the mother to an official kindergartner. This week we’re going to have *five* posts. Hear that? A post every single day of the week you lucky duckies. So make sure to check in! Do you guys remember this?? I was so obsessed with that stuff and I totally remember the commercials. If you’ve ventured into science fun like this before then you already know that 97% of home projects require the same 2 ingredients. Start by dissolving a teaspoon of Borax in one cup of water and set it aside. Now pour the Elmer’s glue in a separate bowl. How To Make Your Own Scratch Off Cards! DIY TIME! In my Black Friday post, I mentioned that I was giving away these Secret Savings cards with the first 25 orders!

How To Make Your Own Scratch Off Cards! DIY TIME!

Now, I'm going to show you how to make them! It's the easiest thing ever, all you need is this stuff: Liquid dish soapSilver acrylic paint (the dollar store!) Clear packing tapePaint brushYou will first need to make your little cards or whatever you want to contain the scratch off. I printed my little savings cards on thick cardstock. Then you'll need to grab your tape. Now, mix up your scratch off solution! Paint over the tape you applied with the paint solution. You'll need to let this layer dry completely before applying another layer. Flubber. The BEST Play-Dough Recipe. Have you ever made play dough and it just fell apart??

The BEST Play-Dough Recipe

Well… not this time. This recipe will make play dough that is seriously the closest thing to store-bought you’ll ever make. No falling apart or drying out (as long as stored in a sealed container). It will last up to 6 months.The secret to this recipe?? Two things: First, Cream of Tarter… it’s what helps the dough stay together. and Second, not a lot of salt… all that salt dries out your dough!