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I'm sure by now most of you have seen at least one item in a store that appears to have been dipped in paint. I know I've been seeing dip dyed wicker baskets in several places and I just had to have one so I figured I'd try the technique with a handful of items to see how they turned out. I was pleasantly surprised at the outcome of all five items I tried this technique on!
Did you hear about that insane winter storm we got hit by a couple of Fridays ago? Well, it meant I was basically stranded at home for three days straight and I thought, "I know, I'll make that rug I've been planning on working on!" So, while the snow piled up outside, I grabbed two $5 blankets and a big drop cloth I had purchased just for this project and I started cutting them all into strips so I could braid them.
I put this project off until dead last because I had to think it to death before finally figuring out how to do it. Now that I’ve made it and realized how easy it was, I feel kinda silly. I mean, come on… if I’m going to do a project, I’m going to figure out how to make it as easy as I possibly can, which is why this easy valance wasn’t as big of a deal as I thought it would be.
Who doesn't love an easy cleaning shortcut?We're always on the hunt for amazing cleaning tips and hacks, and we've learned that the Hometalk community is the best spot to find new ideas!Got a cleaning hack you love? Share your favorite tip with us in the comments so we can all get a cleaner home (quicker) this weekend!
Have you ever wished you could peek inside the homes of your amazing fellow Hometalkers to get a closer look at their brilliant projects and get new ideas? Well, now you can! Introducing Hometalk LIVE, where we pop in to visit the homes of famous Hometalkers and broadcast on Facebook LIVE where you can watch and join the fun.
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How many of you have to go rooting through your utensil drawer just to find measuring cups and spoons when you're cooking? And how many of you constantly have to look up conversions on your phone while your hands are covered in flour and gunk? I know I've had these issues a time or two, so this Kitchen Conversion Chart is perfect for my kitchen cabinet -- this way I have all I need in one spot and I don't have to go searching for things while I'm cooking.
This week, I put together a beautiful LOVE sign with plaster casts that I had made from molds of my granddaughter’s feet.Plaster Casting is easier than it looks and I would love to show you how to create your own beautiful memories with this simple project!
We hated the musky carpet in the office / craft room, So, rather than buy a normal floor covering, I decided to challenge myself. I began collecting beer / soda bottle caps from friends and family across country as well as circulating a picture of my project to local pubs. It took over a year to complete because I waited for people to drink the right colors. I think it turned out amazing!
We probably ALL have books laying around that we don't want anymore. Now you can turn those books into custom works of art for any occasion or holiday.All you need for this project is a book (hard cover is best), a ruler that is marked in Centimeters and a pencil. There are a lot of FREE patterns on the internet (visit my blog post for additional links). For THIS particular single heart fold, I used this pattern found HERE. I recommend starting with this Instructables tutorial as it gives you a clear, simple place to start.
POST CHALLENGE. STENCIL SOMETHINGI came up with the Idea to stencil this routed board at the last minut. I Had a Different Item I was going to stencil but unfortunately, It wasn't working out. So This is the last minute stencil project I came up with for the STENCIL POST CHALLENGE. It was extremely fun, I LOVE COLOR, and to blending colors together. Its a small board I boaght but it shows up bold. I left the wood bare because I wanted my colors to be bold and visible. I used one stencil and used it in different ways.
Hey y'all...we hope that you had a wonderful, long weekend. We are so glad that we had the opportunity to relax at the lake. We ate good food, shared a few special bevs, went on some wild boat rides and most importantly shared a great weekend together.
Jennifer and I even had a little bit of time to create a couple of fall projects. As you know, this is our favorite season. Can we sing out a giant "Woop Woop" as today is the day Starbucks brings back the Pumpkin Spice Latte? Yes, we are those people!
Now, back to business...Being that we were together it was so fun to plan out our crafts, decor and recipes for Fall. Hold onto your hats because we have a lot of fun things in store for y'all!...