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Make a Slipcovered Headboard — An Easy Way to Change Up Your Bedroom!

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I'm having such a fun time making over our master bedroom! I realized that it hasn't really been redone in about 9 years. Wow! I'm participating in something really exciting --  Jo-Ann and HGTV HOME™ Magic with Fabric & Trim challenge. And I only have 30 days to complete the room so I have been working really hard on it and it's been so much fun!! Of course the main part of a bedroom … [Read more...]

DIY Secret: How To Print Instagram Photos (on Post-it Notes and more!)

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After my Post-It Note printing tips and my Post-it Note Chore Chart, I got a lot of questions about how to print Instagram photos like I used in my chore chart:   I'll show you how I printed these Instagram photos for my chore chart, and then I'll give you a couple of other tips for printing your Instagram photos.   Note: these tricks will work for printing any photos … [Read more...]

Silhouette Giveaway and 40% off Silhouette Supplies!!

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Can you guys believe that it's almost AUGUST??? Where has the Summer gone?   I would be sad, except that my favorite time of the year is coming up!! Halloween, followed by Thanksgiving and Christmas. I can't decide which one I love most. SO fun!! I am so excited to get started on holiay crafts and decor. And that is why I am excited to be giving away my favorite crafting tool to one of YOU -- a … [Read more...]

Make a Post-It Note Chore Chart (With Free Printables!)

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When the Post-it Brand contacted me to make a DIY project using their products, I immediately thought of a chore chart. It's a project that I've been meaning to make and something that we really need around here. With kids ranging from elementary school through high school, I needed something that could accommodate all ages of kids and work for our family. And I love the new array of Post-it … [Read more...]

30-Day Room Makeover with Jo-Ann and HGTV Home™!!

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If you've been reading my blog for long you might know that I've been wanting to give my Master Bedroom a facelift for almost 4 years.  It just seems like there are always projects that get moved up higher on the list.  And it's a space that I've been struggling with. Do you have a space like that in YOUR home? So when Jo-Ann contacted me about making over a room in my home with their new … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-Up Party — and 72-Roll Washi Tape Collection Giveaway!

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It's Friday!!! Time for the Weekend Wrap-Up Party -- where YOU get to share your projects ... and the rest of us get to admire your hard work and creativity! And this week, one lucky reader will win an awesome Instant Washi Collection (a $129 value) -- 72 rolls of Washi Tape! ... thanks to The Plaid Barn, a fabulous daily deal site with craft supplies, home decor, jewelry, and more. I'm … [Read more...]

DIY Secret: How to Print on Post-It Notes (and Free Printable Template)

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I've been working on a new Chore Chart System for our family. And while I was working out the details on the project, I thought "wouldn't it be cool to print on Post-it Notes?" Turns out, you can, and it's pretty easy, especially with this free printable. You just stick the Post-it Notes on a sheet of paper and feed them through the printer. Of course, like everything, it can be a little … [Read more...]

Stencil a Lamp Shade With a Sharpie Marker!

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Hey, hey TT&J readers! It's me Jessica from Mom 4 Real, back with another fun home decor tutorial! It's summer, which means I am obsessed with all things sand and sea. I've spotted some really cute lamp shades with seashell and coral shapes on them lately, but shew...are they expensive or what? I spied a lamp shade with a coral design on it not too long ago and had a really hard time leaving … [Read more...]

Summer Lemonade Stand Free Printables!!

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 It's just not summer without a lemonade stand, right?? We finally made our kids a stand out of some scrap wood in the garage. They had a great time at the stand on the Fourth of July. And even if you don't have a stand, you can make a lemonade stand with a table and this free printable! Here's a shot of my kids and their stand. We took this printable and made one for Italian Sodas. I'll … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Projects to Organize Your Home!

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Summer is a great time to tackle those organizing projects! Get the kids involved. Here are 20 great ways to get your home organized!! Pantry Organization and Kitchen Makeover @ My Third True Love Industrial Locker Redo @ A Woman's Haven Garage Organization @ Cleverly Inspired … [Read more...]