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How to Make Gilded Edge Agate Coasters

I’ve been lusting after the gilded edged agate coasters spotted in many catalogs and high-end retailers, but alas, the prices are usually astronomical. So I got up to my old DIY-ing ways and knew I could make my own. Turns out that once you have the supplies, you can make them in under 5 minutes each!

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Brilliant Spring Cleaning Tips & Tricks to Get Your Home Cleaned FAST!

Spring cleaning doesn't have to be a chore. Break it up into 31 days of manageable pieces and get it done faster with these brilliant spring cleaning tips & tricks! Soon your home will be refreshed and ready for the summer sunshine to stream through your {perfectly clean} windows. From DIY cleaners to the best way to clean ceiling fans, find the entire list and FREE printable spring cleaning calendar here: http://makinglemonadeblog.com/31-quick-spring-cleaning-tips-tricks-strategies/

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DIY Vertical Herb Garden Trellis Wall

Using a trellis from the hardware store and a few hanging planters, I was able to create a vertical herb and flower garden wall that provides shady seating and herbs for our summer cooking-- all in under an hour! Add in some new deck furniture and a former eyesore becomes a summer oasis for relaxing and entertaining.

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How to Clean Stainless Steel

Once upon a time, I had a dream. And that dream included having a kitchen full of stainless steel appliances. After years of pushing each of my old appliances to their limit I was finally in a kitchen full of stainless steel goodness– until I discovered stainless steel's dirty secret: FINGERPRINTS.

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Easy Ribbon Trees

The holiday season is busy enough without spending hours crafting decor and DIY gifts. Have a few minutes? Great, then you can create these easy ribbon looped Christmas trees that make perfect holiday decor for tables, mantels, buffets, and even window sills. For the complete tutorial, see the blog link below.

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Simple Folded Christmas Trees

Make these little paper trees in just minutes… instant Christmas decorating! Could crafting get any simpler? These little paper trees have quickly become our favorite easy Christmas craft idea – now we have them decorating the whole house.

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Finding Style in the Plumbing Aisle! {Industrial Pipe Curtain Rods}

By now, I’m pretty sure you know just how much I love the modern and fun home decor from West Elm– so when I found their Industrial Pipe Curtain Rods I had a decision to make. I could drive to the mall, buy the curtain rods, be home and have them set up in about 2 hours. HOWEVER. I could also drive to Home Depot, grab the materials, DIY the heck out of them, and have everything finished in about 3 hours and for $100 less. Guess which idea won?

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How to Keep Flies Away With 3 Things You Have at Home!

Last weekend a friend gave me a tip that just BLEW MY MIND, and it had to do with repelling flies with three things you have on hand RIGHT NOW. So if you don’t want to hear about bugs, I’ll understand– simply cover your ears and say “lalalala” until the post is over. But for the rest of you, read on to learn my friend’s trick for how to keep your next outdoor party fly-free!

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DIY Holiday Decor - Glittered Pinecones

Nature inspired decor can be found all over my home, and I’m sure many of you agree that organic elements make interiors feel extra warm and inviting. Mother Nature does things so beautifully, there’s often no need to compete with her.
But sometimes? Sometimes your pinecones need glitter. LOTS of glitter.

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10 Amazing Kitchen Updates on a Dime

Looking to update your kitchen? Here's 10 fabulous updates you can do for under $100 (some for FREE) to spice up your kitchen and make make it fit your style. From framed backsplashes to a 5 minute lighting update, here's 10 ideas you can tackle today!

Carrie MakingLemonade
Carrie MakingLemonade