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Craft Room Redesign – Chalkboard Storage Cupboard

Over the last month or so, I’ve been working hard to try and make this house something special. When we moved from Florida to Utah last August, we had a MASSIVE downsize. Our 2300 sq ft luxury home was traded for a 1100 sq ft fixer upper! Never have I been so unprepared for something …

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Craft Tutorial – Valentine’s Day Bunting

With Valentine’s Day getting closer, we’ve been playing around with some holiday themed crafts. So I thought I’d share this super simple craft tutorial for a Valentine’s Day Bunting. This is a super simple thing that you can do with the kids, and it’s totally adaptable for every holiday or theme. As far as supplies …

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Use Contact Paper to Revamp an Old Storage Chest

Many years ago, when I was graduating from high school, my dad brought me a present which wasn’t actually from him. One of his friends and neighbors had gone to the trouble of making me this lovely cedar-bottomed hope chest as a graduation gift. Even though I’d never met him properly (I had seen him …

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Craft Tutorial – Homemade Menu Bulletin Board

I’m sure that I’ve mentioned before that I have a slight obsession with Pinterest (who doesn’t, eh?!). And lately, a lot of my pins have had a common theme – budgeting, planning and home economics. I’ve become slightly fanatical about trying to make our money stretch further and to make quality meals for pennies. As …

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Craft Tutorial – Turn a Glove into a Plush Bear

While randomly browsing online recently, my attention was drawn to a little graphic about how to make a plushy chipmunk from a retired glove. With so many winter gloves roaming around our house, I thought it could be a good idea to give Dexter a new toy and recycle my tatty mittens at the same …

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