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DIY Fairy Garden Ideas

I’ve done 3 post-worthy projects prior to my Fairy Garden creation, but this was so much fun I had to share it right away! Over Memorial Day weekend I went to my sister-in-law’s house. She had made a super cool fairy garden. I was so totally inspired. Then before I left her house, she gave […]

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How to Upcycle Old Children’s Clothes

Growth spurts: they’re inevitable and unpredictable, and despite the hundreds of growth charts that have been developed over the years, nothing can truly prepare you for them because growth spurts vary from child to child, and from spurt to spurt. The growth of our children can be a source of pride for us, but at […]

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Repurposed Old Window Ideas

Ahh, behold, the first project of 2015. I’m slightly obsessed with old windows; guilty as charged. This one I got from my friend’s fixer-upper in downtown Buffalo, NY. The house was built in 1900. I’m pretty sure it’s the oldest lead glass window I’ve ever had the pleasure of upcycling. But, I’m not going to […]

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Repurposed Christmas Decorations

The holiday season is one time that we overhaul every knick knack and home decor item in our house into a Christmas motif. I’m talking everything. But in keeping with our “green” Christmas efforts, we look for ways to repurpose things we already have and utilize them as holiday decorations. And yes, this post is […]

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How to Upcycle Popcorn Tins

Sorry, I just cannot get off this Christmas in July theme! But now I’m doing a reverse of my previous post. Last Christmas my husband’s cousin gave us a big tin of popcorn when she came to our annual Kick Off Christmas party that we host on Thanksgiving night. We very much enjoyed the popcorn, […]

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Save Soap from Washing Away

My mother-in-law was the first person to introduce me to combating soap waste. She used to place a sponge under each bar of soap in her home. The sponge was usually trimmed to the exact size of the bar of soap (she was too good!). I thought it was a brilliant idea and I’ve used it […]

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