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The BEST Stencil Trick Ever!

I love stencils...but sometimes I'm a little sad when my paint coverage turns out a little blotchy or streaky from brush strokes. Want to know a way to get rid of brush strokes and bad coverage for your stencil projects? Easy! Don't use a brush! When I want to float paint into the stencil to get a ...
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Homemade Cleaning Wipes Tutorial

Check out this super simple tip I shared on My Carolina Today this week... Making your own cleaning wipes save a ton of money and lets you better control what chemicals you put into your environment. Here is how you can make your very own natural cleaning wipes for pennies on the dollar! How To Make Homemade ...
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Homemade Dusting Spray (For Wood)

This is a great way to dust and care for wood surfaces. The natural soap cleans while the olive oil moisturizes and protects the wood. This is a fabulous alternative to the toxic chemicals you find in many dusting sprays. And you can customize the scent to your liking. Here's what you will need: a spray bottle 3 ...
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Homemade Disinfecting Wipes

This is a super easy recipe you can use to make homemade cleaning wipes. This DIY cleaning wipes recipe uses alcohol which is a powerful de-greaser and disinfectant.It is intended for solid surfaces like you would find in kitchens and bathrooms, but probably not the best thing for polished wood. If you find this formula ...
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Delightful Details – Simple Pops of Personality For Your Sewing

Sewing expert, Heather Valentine, offers this excellent tip for taking basic sewing to the next level. She says to add personality by adding unique details to your handmade pieces. Heather says that adding small details can make the difference between something basic and something with real 'wow' factor.  She suggest these ideas: ~Outline a print with ...
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DIY Parchment Paper Baking Cups

Maybe you have run out of baking cups (you know, the cupcake liner thing-ys.) Maybe you are just trying to be more economical. Maybe you are trying to achieve a small artisan bakery look with your home baking. Either way, making your own parchment paper baking cups is a win-win! Here is how to do it: (First ...
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Mis-matched China Pin Cushion

Want a super simple to make pin cushion that requires no sewing? This project is one of the fastest and easiest pin cushions I can think of and it is a great way to use those mismatched pieces of china you fall in love with at the thrift store. The little pop of color from the ...
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Soup For A Sick-ee-poo

My oldest is sick today. He's sick enough to stay home from school and eat lunch in bed. Poor baby. :( ('Yep. Even when you are 35, you will STILL be my baby!') Today, he's having a little chicken noodle soup, which reminded me of something I always do when bringing someone breakfast or any meal ...
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Our site is having some technical difficulties making it impossible to click through to posts and a few other random design issues.  Never fear, our awesome development team is troubleshooting the issue and we should be back shortly! Thanks for your understanding - we hope you will come back soon!   Sincerely, Molly Craft Ideas Weekly  
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Keep Calm and Sparkle On

I love coffee and consequently big fat mugs that take two hands to hold...but I'm not so in love with mornings. As you know from reading this crafty blog, I also love things that are sparkly . (Team Glitter!) Here is a super simple craft idea for making your morning coffee cups sparkle as much as ...
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