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    Bringing new life to an old piece of furniture is like therapy to me.  In today’s post I want to share with you How to Milk Paint Furniture. Milk paint works a bit different than chalk paint, it typically chips a lot more than chalk paint does, so you need to be prepared to have a more rustic piece. So…

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    I LOVE baking and I’ve recently discovered the joys of giving baked goods as a gift. These edible presents are in a special category of do-it-yourself offerings because they’re not only easy (and they make your house smell great while they’re cooking), but they’re delicious, too! One of the most fun ways to take these gifts to the next level

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    We have lived in our house for five years now, and every time I walked into my downstairs bathroom I wanted to puke. That is a pretty long time to hate a part of your house, but I just didn’t have the time to do it. I’ve been planning and searching Pinterest for well over a year now, trying to

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    With the arrival of June comes the arrival of the unofficial “wedding season.” The summer months are a very busy time for weddings. People seem to want to have their weddings during the warmer months. And if you know a lot of people getting married in the same year, those warmer months can quickly become very expensive for you. With

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    There’s no time to get bored in summer when you put together this inexpensive and super fun DIY bug collecting kit.  I gathered all the supplies from Dollar Tree.  That means each item is only ONE DOLLAR!  You might even have some of these items in your home already. This would also be a great gift idea for someone that

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    These 10 Easy DIY Natural Beauty Products are a collection of recipes that anyone can put together for greater health and more radiant beauty. When I started trying to live a more natural life, the first place I looked was my cleaning products.  After I found some good alternative recipes for cleaning products, I overhauled my beauty supplies and toiletries.  Our

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      Are you looking for an easy last minute Mothers Day gift? I have the perfect gift idea that will cost you under $5.00!   First, you will need small flower pots. I got these for $0.77 each at Walmart. You will also need Duck Fabric (made by Duck Tape). I found this in the crafting section of Walmart, it

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    Diaper cakes are something that I love to put together for new moms, but you may be wondering how to make a diaper cake!  Why? Because they are cute and fun to make!  No – diaper cakes are not cakes that you eat. I wanted to share with you how I make mine and exactly how many diapers you use

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