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DIY Cleaning Slime Recipe

September 22, 2014

DIY cleaning slime is great for picking up dust and lint from hard-to-reach places. It  leaves no residue and will last quite a while in an airtight container. It’s a lot like the kids play slime you may have seen, and if you have some of that in your house, you know it picks up […]

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The BEST Stencil Trick Ever!

May 27, 2014

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 […]


Homemade Cleaning Wipes Tutorial

April 1, 2014

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 […]

Homemade All Purpose Cleaning Wipes (No Alcohol)

April 1, 2014

1 1/2 cups water 1-2 tablespoons Liquid Soap (Dawn,  or all-natural dish soap, or Dr. Bronners) 10 drops essential oil for fragrance

Homemade Dusting Spray (For Wood)

March 28, 2014

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 […]

Homemade Aromatherapy Room Spray

March 28, 2014

Want to create a beautiful custom scent for your home? Try this super easy recipe: 1 ounce distilled water 15-20 drops essential oil blend. Pour into a colored glass bottle (to protect the oils) and spray as desired. that’s it!

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Homemade Disinfecting Wipes

March 28, 2014

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 […]

Delightful Details – Simple Pops of Personality For Your Sewing

March 4, 2014

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 […]

DIY Parchment Paper Baking Cups

February 26, 2014

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 […]

Mis-matched China Pin Cushion

February 24, 2014

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 office supply that’s a ‘must have’ at your sewing table

February 4, 2014

I love it when something I already have can be used for something else too…and this one is kind of brilliant! Sewing expert Heather Valentine shares this great tip for holding projects together: “Need an extra hand when sewing? Raid the desk drawer and grab a few binder clips. They are great for holding quilt […]


Soup For A Sick-ee-poo

January 16, 2014

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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DIY Homemade Spray Starch

August 6, 2013

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December 4, 2012

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 […]

Operation Craft Space – Making Room For Creativity!

August 20, 2012

In life, I believe you make room for what you really care about. (Whether you mean to or not!) But so many people make room for everyone and everything else in their lives BUT themselves. Being creative isn’t just a silly hobby, it lets you express yourself. It feeds your soul. Making a place for […]