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"Craft" Trifecta

So you know there are things that have been really trendy that get stuck in your head and you have to try, right? Then I get conflicted because generally I get on bandwagons late because, I don’t know, it is my own trend? And posting them seems redundant. There are two new techniques I have […]

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Keeping It Simple

$10 Entry Way Revamp

My entry way has almost been one of the last things I have been worried about when it comes to my house because it is so small. But then I was thinking about it, and small or not it is still one of the first things people see when they walk into my house. So […]

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I {heart} Molding

I know that we are half way into January, but, what did you get for Christmas??  I got a mitre box!! Yeah I know, last year I got a sander and I use it all the time. I am all about a gift I can use, especially for crafting and sometimes that goes beyond the […]

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Avery’s Snowmen Ornaments

You know I always have an art project going on around my house and holiday time is no different!  Plus ornaments are a great addition to grandparent gifts! Click “Read More” to see how I did this project with Avery! So, I picked up these wooden snowman shapes and rub on faces at the craft […]

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You can’t get mad at a giant clothespin.

You agree right?!  I thought so.  I was walking by these in the craft store and I always stop and look at them but I never actually buy them, but today, one was standing on it’s own away from the rest of them on a shelf and the ideas started flowing! Who would have thought […]

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Wooden "Spooky" Sign

Remember, my wooden ghost from earlier this week?  Well, in that tutorial you saw that I painted a second piece of wood and here is what I did with it!    Click “Read More” to get the tutorial! Ok, so I started out with the same crappy wood, sanded and painted it as before. Then […]

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Wooden Ghost {Quick and Easy}

I am ALL about crafting with what I have on hand,  I mean, we all are right? But, I found some scrap wood at my mom’s house (remember my wooden pumpkins?) and I wanted to make a couple more Halloween decorations since we are having a party in a couple of weeks.  Did I mention […]

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Wooden Pumpkins

I got a pile of scrap wood from my mom’s house and when I came home I got that look from Wade… the “um, why?” Me: “I am going to make them into pumpkins” Wade: “Yes dear” he totally wasn’t sold, not one bit. But I remember last year when these were EVERYWHERE and I […]

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Branch Blocks

I have wanted branch blocks since I saw them at another preschool, I thought they would be so awesome for the kids to build with! I saw a set at a teacher supply store for over $50…not in my budget honey. But, I have a bunch of branches, and a dad with some fancy (very […]

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Wooden Crayon Holder {Ispired by Pinterest}

When I saw this on pinterest, I HAD to make one (or two) for my classroom. Now I have gone crazy and decided all the teachers need some.  Isn’t it cute! Here is the one that inspired it on pinterest: Source: strawberry-chic.blogspot.com via Michelle on Pinterest I am going to do one for colored pencils […]

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