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A homemade tea blend is such a lovely gift around the holidays. It’s the time of year when all we want do is be in a cozy place with the ones we love, feeling warm and cared for. Tea is a beautiful way to add to the atmosphere, and today I’m sharing a simple way to package homemade tea for the holidays: in test tubes!Read More -Oct 07, 2014, 8:55PM
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Raspberry (Fiver's Adventures) -Dec 01, 2013, 10:41PM
This is so creative, such a cute packaging idea! For holiday gifts, I would probably fill the test tubes with hot chocolate mix, too!

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There’s something about test tubes that I’ve always loved. Maybe it’s their clean, simple shape; maybe it’s their natural cork tops; maybe it’s just the hidden science-lover in me… I finally got my hands on some, and wanted to come up with a unique way to use them. Read More

rgunter -Apr 22, 2014, 5:07PM
saw something similar to this awhile back and have been wanting to do it myself. I finally will and will be using it (like the original product i saw) as a clever way to store daily vitamins for the week. though i'll be adding alterations to this design to make it mountable on the wall
Katerina -Jan 06, 2014, 7:03AM
Have the same love for glass test tubes. The piece looks nice, I just wonder how strong is the smell? I guess the stronger one would be from additional essential oils.

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Post image for DIY Halloween Mask (& Enter To Win The One We Made!)

Even though we all outgrow Halloween in its traditional sense (dressing up in costume and trick-or-treating) at a certain point,Read More

Brooke -Oct 08, 2014, 3:05PM
Vicki -Feb 10, 2014, 5:40PM
Love it, inspired me to make one for a masquerade themed party:)

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Post image for How To Make Flower Soaps

Flowers and beauty products are two things that have my heart. Putting the two together is just pure perfection.Read More

i-som -Feb 15, 2015, 7:14AM
Tiwtter: @irissom Gonna try these myself sometime :)
tessa -Aug 08, 2014, 1:38PM
these are beautiful! I made them for my mom on Mothers Day and she absolutely LOVED them the only problem was that after a few days the color of the flowers started changing colors and now the stunning purple of the lavender has become a yellow color, so I'm going to try to make them again today and see if I can improve the result.

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Now is the perfect time to start preparing your house for fall festivities, and with Halloween just around the corner, we wanted to share a few alternative ideas for decorating pumpkins and gourds!Read More

Craftynail -Oct 27, 2013, 8:11PM
All great ideas!
Arlene -Oct 23, 2013, 1:11AM
All three are very nice. When I yarn wrap my pumpkins, I hot-glue the beginning of the yarn only, then tuck it under at the end. When I'm done using it for decoration, just unwind and the yarn lives to become another project. I am so happy to have discovered your blog!

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Post image for DIY Removable Beanie Pom Pom

During the colder months I pretty much live in beanies.  Read More

Mössor -Dec 27, 2013, 12:04PM
Love the beanies so cool!
Alexa Sonken {Design Studio} -Oct 15, 2013, 4:23PM
Loving that pom pom, would love to make this.

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Crisp fall afternoons are my absolute favorite. The ones where the sun shines down just right, illuminating all that surrounds you in a way that’s nothing short of magic. Read More

Carolina -Sep 02, 2015, 3:27PM
I love it! It looks so cute and easy to do!
Deborah -Nov 27, 2013, 4:08PM
Where would you wear something like this? What would you wear it with?

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It may not be holiday season, but there’s no reason we can’t celebrate fall season by decorating our homes with garland. Today we’re talking about making garland from an autumn staple: pinecones. This is a really simple DIY that is best done sitting around a fire (whether outdoors or in), laughing with loved ones. Maybe you can even start it off by taking a walk with friends, collecting pinecones and any other bits of nature that have fallen to the ground this season.Read More

Mary R. -Oct 12, 2013, 12:16PM
SO CUTE I love!!!!!
Kelli -Oct 09, 2013, 11:43AM
Such a great DYI! Def. going to try and def. pinned!! Thanks!! :D

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Post image for Wednes-DIY: Jewelry Board

Today’s DIY is for all you girls out there – like me – who can’t seem to keep your jewelry organized :) I’ve always loved how our stores display accessories, particularly the wooden jewelry boards.  Our Farmington FP girls put together this awesome and thorough tutorial on how to make one! It’s a bit long, so click “read more” to view all of the steps.Read More

Jules -Sep 18, 2014, 3:43PM
so awesome, can't believe it! i will absolutely try this after my exams are done!
Noël -Jun 29, 2014, 8:47PM
Love this idea. I have looked at many. I finally found what I was looking for, great job! Hope mine turns out as good!!!

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I’ve always been drawn to any kind of embroidery…I love the delicate detail it adds to clothing or everyday items. Read More

Annie -Oct 25, 2013, 1:42AM
I was wondering if your idea would work for making a stamp type. Neat idea you came up with. :)
Lia -Oct 18, 2013, 7:42AM
Brilliant & beautiful!

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Post image for Homemade Natural 10-Minute Jewelry Cleaner

Cleaning your jewelry is the perfect way to give an older piece a fresh, new look. I have certain pieces that I wear almost every day, and I never realize how tarnished they’ve become until I give them a nice cleaning. Today I have a recipe for a homemade jewelry cleaner that can be made with materials that you’re likely to already have in your home. It’s incredible how well this cleaner actually works, and it only takes 10 minutes!Read More

Lara Tomas -Jun 11, 2015, 7:34AM
Great tip! I just found my favorite silver necklace is tarnished, but I have no time to take it to a jeweler. It just needs to be cleaned a little, so as I see I can do it at home. Thanks for the good idea!
Lily -Apr 15, 2015, 10:00AM
Here is a trick I learned from a colleague in our cleaning company . Take a small piece of aluminum foil, about 1″ square, and put it in the bottom of a coffee cup. Add about a T of baking soda. Pour boiling water over it and dunk your jewelry. You can drop it in and swirl it around, or you can just dunk it a few times and it cleans any tarnish off in seconds. I like to put a twist tie or string on the jewelry and then just dunk it. When I pull it out, sometimes there are some little dark spots. I just rub them out with my finger. This works well on tarnished silver dishes or tableware as well.

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Post image for DIY Mason Jar Cozy

When I was in Portland, I had coffee one morning at a place called Courier Coffee.  They serve their coffee in mason jars, and also sell adorable handmade cozies to protect your hands from the hot glass. I have plenty of mason jars here at work, so I was inspired to make my own mason jar cozy so that this winter I can use mason jars for my coffee at work! Read on to learn how to make your own.Read More

Jules -Sep 18, 2014, 3:39PM
so awesome, can't believe it! i will absolutely try this after my exams are done!
Kaya -Oct 01, 2013, 6:24AM
And when you've finished the coffee, put some tea candles inside :)

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