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Easy to Make Mosquito Repellent Bracelet: A One Minute DIY Video

Summer means backyard BBQs, fun in the sun, and beach parties, but no one wants to be slapping pesky insects when venturing into the great outdoors. You can wave bye-bye to bugs and look great doing it when you wear … Continue reading

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More REAL TINY DIY: Make a Pallet Sofa

My good friends at eHow are at it again. Creating these amazing REAL TINY DIY videos for your viewing pleasure. 🙂 And this time they’ve created a REAL TINY Pallet Sofa complete with a tiny circular saw and drill that actually … Continue reading

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My Latest Obsession: God’s Eyes or Ojo de Dios and a Giveaway

You guys! Remember those fun yarn weavings from summer camp? Yah, those colorful God’s Eyes. (Did you just have a flashback?)  Well, they’re back in a big way but they’ve grown up a bit. I’m obsessed with making these little beauties right now. … Continue reading

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How to Twist Rope to Make a Rope Bag: One of My Favorite Projects of All Time

Get ready for one of my favorite projects of all time! I absolutely LOVE how this bag turned out and it was super fun and easy to make. If you’re looking for a great gift to make for someone or if … Continue reading

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Learn to Sew: DIY Sunglasses Case and a Winner

I don’t know about you, but weather like we had yesterday makes me want to grab my suit and towel and head for the nearest pool party. 70 degrees on April 1st? That’s no joke! So grab your fruity tropical drink … Continue reading

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Learn to Sew: Homemade Lavender Sachet

Want to make your drawers or closets smell great and practice your sewing skills at the same time? As the eighth project in the Learn to Sew series, these lavender-filled pouches pack a big punch when it comes to filling spaces with … Continue reading

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This Morning’s Television Debut

Thought you might like to see this morning’s television debut on The Happi House. My ruggedly handsome husband has suggested pulling my hair back next time. Pretty sure he’s right. 🙂 So. Much. Fun! Thanks for having me over Happi! I had … Continue reading

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My Television Debut on the CW Channel This Morning at 9:00 am

Just a friendly reminder to all of you in the Minnesota area. You can catch my television debut at 9:00 am this morning on the Happi House. The Happi House is an entertaining and informative weekly magazine style television series … Continue reading

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DIY: Snowflake Wrapping Paper With a Pine Branch, a Winner and Another Giveaway

Up until yesterday, I think I was the only person on the planet who hadn’t seen the movie “Frozen.” As a matter of fact, one mom told me (as she was handing me the DVD with a smile on her face) that … Continue reading

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How to Make a Plaid Flannel Fringe Scarf and Two Giveaways

Little did my mom know that when she declared the Christmas of 1971 as a “Handmade Holiday,” she changed my life forever. I can still remember feeling so honored and loved when even my dad, who was Mr. Busy and Mr. … Continue reading

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