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Simple Ways To Fight The Summer Heat At Home

The summer heat seems unbeatable. It’s like you’re always sweating, no matter what you do. Taking three showers a day doesn’t help, and neither does sleeping without covers at night. Not all of us are lucky enough to fight the … Continue reading

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Snowman Hurricane Glass

Use an old or new Hurricane Glass to make this really cool snowman. If you finish it with varnish you can actually use this to put a candle in or use it on a base light. A small push light … Continue reading

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Button Design Lampshade

What a clever way to update an old lampshade (one you already have or one you get second hand). Spray lampshade white and glue/sew old buttons on to create random or specific patterns. Use various shapes and color to create … Continue reading

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Tiered Lamp Shade Project

What a great inexpensive way to build an awesome chandelier. You will need: Popsicle, craft sticks (a lot) Hot glue gun Hot glue gun sticks 3 round loops (large, medium, small)  (think embroidery circles) Light kit Light bulb String What … Continue reading

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Shave Cream Easter Egg Decorating

Mix food dye with 1 cup of shaving cream to make swirls etc. Roll egg into shaving cream and let sit for about an hour. Wash under room temperature water. Egg with have a varying degree of color shading with … Continue reading

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Use For Old Buttons

What a great idea for all of your old loose buttons just sitting around waiting to find a good home. Can be done on an old lampshade that can be painted or on a new white one like seen here … Continue reading

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Gardening Tips

•Most perennials stay in bloom for about three to six weeks. So, the secret to enjoying them to their fullest is to select plants with staggered bloom times for a bed full of color throughout the season. •Carefully choose your … Continue reading

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