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Rose Water Escapades…

Rose Water Escapades…

Pin ItThe rose photo were taken by the Princess: Many of you know I have roses in my back yard, they are beautiful.  I have clipped a couple to bring inside but I have a ton that have blossomed so I decided I need to find something to do with them.  I once again Googled … Continue reading

Homemade Deodorant

Homemade Deodorant

Pin It I have seen this on Pinterest for months now and vowed when my deodorant died (you know you use it and it falls out onto the floor and no back up) I would make it.  Well that finally happened this morning.  I told Jeff I really wanted to try making my own and to pick up … Continue reading

Homemade Chalkboard Paint

I love chalkboard paint and according to what I have seen on Pinterest recently I am not the only one.  I really wanted to make the cover of my daughter’s Sketchbook a chalkboard.  I thought she would really enjoy it – I plan on doing it to the back cover also.  The problem with all … Continue reading

Glow in the Dark Nail Polish in a Pinch

I really wanted Glow in the Dark Nails for Halloween but I personally have always had problem with the nail polish not glowing enough.  I also did not want to run to the store for Nail Polish.  I decided to experiment a little with my PLAID® Glow in the Dark Paints. Materials:Glow in the Dark … Continue reading

Homemade Liquid Soap

Homemade Liquid Soap

Browsing Pinterest last week I found a recipe for homemade liquid soap – I found this pin from the Savvy Housekeeping.  I was so excited because we only use Yardley’s Soap in our house (yes I buy it at the Dollar Store – it is one of the only soaps I can use).  I hate … Continue reading

Homemade Texture Magic

I am pretty sure I have established I am “frugal” when it comes to my craft supplies purchases.  Texture Magic is no exception.  I really wanted to buy some Texture Magic but at $12 a tube it is a little too steep for my taste.  I was working on my Reece’s Rainbow tiles and really … Continue reading

Homemade Alcohol Inks

Homemade Alcohol Inks

I really have wanted a set of Tim Holtz Adirondack Inks for a while but I have a problem paying $9.99 for three .5 fl oz bottles.  For that much I want them to clean up after themselves and fix me dinner.  Okay may not fix me dinner but the cleaning up after themselves would … Continue reading

Homemade Casting (Think Plaster) Recipe

I have been modifying and perfecting this for over a month and I FINALLY got the formula down – yay me! Materials: Ziploc Sandwich bag 1/3 measuring cup White Glue (Elmer’s or Dollar Store Equivalent – I am using that) Water Craft Stick Scissors Molds Patience (not one of my strong points when it comes … Continue reading

My Indoor Garden Experiment

I love to garden it is relaxing and makes me feel good that I can grow food for my family (and flowers for myself).  The flip side is I kill every plant I bring inside my house.  Seriously my house is a DEAD ZONE, I have killed so many house plants and I have no … Continue reading