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    DIY Tailgate Flagpole

      What you will need: Either PVC or metal for the pole material Handsaw Drill Couplings I-bolts Carabiners Flag How to create: Cut your poles into 5 foot lengths to make transportation easier.  You’ll need 15-20 feet total. Connect the pieces using the couplings. Drill two holes at the top end of your flag pole.  […]

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    DIY Cupcake Holder

    Laurie Cinotto posted a beautiful DIY cupcake stand on the site oncewed.com that we wanted to share!   What You’ll Need: 2 terra cotta saucers  (she used a 7” and a 10” saucer, but you can mix and match as you choose) 2 terra cotta rose pots (The pots she used are 5” and 6” […]

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    Tailgate Favors

    We all know red solo cups are the staple to a good tailgate season.  What can we do to make them a little more special?  Turn them into wine glasses!  These creative wine solo cups are sure to get a laugh at the next tailgate, and make for cute party favors! You can find some […]

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    Watermelon Tailgate

    Need a place for your tailgate punch?  Grab a watermelon and make this neat looking pitcher!  It’s sure to get some attention while you’re preparing for the big game.     Hollow out your watermelon, add a spigot, and fill with you’re favorite punch!  Now that’s tailgating done right.   Photos from:   http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/26/watermelon-keg/

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    DIY Magnet Board for College

    School shopping for college can get pricey.  So how about some DIY to prepare for the school year? If you’re looking for something to keep track of notes and reminders, try making this do-it-yourself magnet board. What you’ll need: Cookie sheet Fashionable fabric of your choice Ribbon for hanging Cute magnets, or homemade ones from […]

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    We All Scream for Ice Cream!

    Who doesn’t love a batch of their favorite flavor of ice cream?  In honor of Ice Cream Day, we wanted to find an easy way for you to make your own! Remember Melanie’s post about ice cream making in May? http://bit.ly/LHUqyA  Well, I’ve found a couple methods that don’t require a big fancy machine (if you […]

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    Scrabble Just Got Decorative

    Do you have an old Scrabble board that you don’t use anymore because you’ve downloaded Words With Friends onto your iPhone, iPad, Facebook, Droid, and every other electronic you own?  Don’t throw it out just yet.  The letters can be reused for a cute coaster that will have all your guests envious.   All you […]

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    Mirror Decorating

    I bet you didn’t know it was compliment your mirror day!  Well it is, and I found some cute ways to dress up your mirror to add style to your apartment!   Don’t spend a fortune on that fancy mirror that’s too heavy to even carry out of the store.  Instead, buy a cheap 5 […]

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    DIY Key Holders!

    In your purse, on the counter, in the car, under the sofa, on the floor or in your hand–it seems like it’s too easy to misplace those evasive keys.  You just never seem to put them in the same place twice!  If this sounds like you, then key holders are going to change your life. […]

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    Summa Summa!

    The countdown to summer is done!  Happy long awaited first day of summer! Here’s a great DIY craft for you to try this summer so you can rest those cool, tasty drinks on something fashionable. You can find the Terra Cotta pieces in crafts stores and home good stores.  Often, they are found in the […]

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