Tag Archives : DIY

DIY Non-Toxic Hair Gel For Kids


Two of my kids were born with hair the grows straight down into their eyes (jury’s still out on the third!) When their hair gets too long, they look like cute little sheepdogs. When Miss H was a baby and in daycare, she wasn’t allowed to wear the frilly barrettes I bought for her. The poor girl’s hair fell straight…

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These easy #DIY #Christmas #Ornaments can be made with things that you probably have on hand. So simple, and so adorable!

DIY Winter Hat Christmas Ornaments


My craft cupboard has several skeins of yarn sitting in it because I always think I’m going to knit something, and I never do. Sure, I’ve made a couple of scarves over the years, but this extra yarn either needed to be used up or thrown out.  My problem was solved when I came across this adorable winter hat ornament…

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DIY Rustic Wood Drawer Pulls


*This post contains affiliate links.  Have you ever noticed how crazy expensive drawer pulls are? For a super-simple concept, they can get really pricey. Before E was born, I found a $40 dresser on a buy/sell/trade Facebook group. It definitely needed some updating! We decided on a coat of paint, and new drawer pulls. Nate went to some relatively inexpensive…

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DIY Foaming Hand Soap

DIY Foaming Hand Soap: The Cheapest Version


Some of my money-saving DIY attempts over the years have been near-catastrophic. First, there was the lumpy liquid laundry detergent that I had to scoop out of Tupperware with a measuring cup. I gave up on that one. And there was the dishwasher detergent that involved multiple steps before actually running the dishwasher. I was the only one who could…

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DIY Pallet Shelves Wall Organizer


If there’s one quality I never knew I needed in a husband, it’s handiness. I am blessed with an extremely handy husband. Not only can he fix stuff, but he can create stuff. Really amazing, creative, custom-designed pieces for our home. He grew up on a farm, so repurposing old materials was important when he learned his handy skills. When…

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