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Gro Something Greater with Miracle-Gro

Gro Something Greater with Miracle-Gro

How A Totaled Truck Helped Me To "Gro Perspective" The days are getting longer and spring is officially on its way (I promise East Coasters!) This season, we are thrilled to be teaming up Miracle-Gro and their Gro Something Greater campaign. As the days slowly start to gro(w) warmer, your mind might be turning to spring flowers and a bountiful…
6 DIY Projects with Corks

6 DIY Projects with Corks

Who doesn't love a good bottle of wine? I know I do. And if you are a lover of DIY, once the bottle is empty you can put the "trash" to good use with a few projects. Here are 6 Cork-Centric DIY Projects that give you a great excuse to drink more wine! 1. Cork Trivet Years ago I scored…
DIY Valentine’s Day: Button Heart

DIY Valentine’s Day: Button Heart

Valentine's Day is just around the corner. If you want to add some sweetness to your home, need a cute little gift or just heart hearts, this Valentine's Day project is for you! You can create your very own Button Heart in no time, to give as a gift or brighten your space. Here are two samples of this DIY…
GlobeIn Artisan Gift Subscription Box Review

GlobeIn Artisan Gift Subscription Box Review

A unique subscription service filled with crafts from around the world There are subscription services for everything under the sun - makeup, pet supplies, snacks, DIY...and the list goes on. I’ve seen them all. However, I have not seen anything quite like GlobeIn’s Artisan Gift Box. Before we delve into the box, let me tell you a bit about GlobeIn…
Inexpensive Home Decor Update: Etsy Art

Inexpensive Home Decor Update: Etsy Art

Acquiring Art Doesn't Have To Be Expensive! When the new year rolls around, I think that everyone looks toward making changes and improvements. Of course, this typically means changes in how we eat, exercise habits, and even beauty routines. I enjoy taking a different approach and use the new year as a time to re-evaluate my home décor. Most of…
Mrs. Meyers Sunflower Products Review

Mrs. Meyers Sunflower Products Review

The latest cleaning scent-sations from the lil' Mrs! I keep a clean house - probably to an obsessive level. Years ago, I discovered a little brand by the name of Mrs. Meyer's Clean Day. It was instant love. Imagine my delight to use a line of products that clean better than most standard cleaners and contain mostly plant-derived ingredients and…
Making Healthy Resolutions; and Sticking to Them!

Making Healthy Resolutions; and Sticking to Them!

4 Tips to Help Your Resolutions Last All Year Long Another holiday season is behind us and everyone is looking forward to starting 2014 on the right foot. There's always lots of talk of resolutions as we step into the New Year. Plans to lose weight, get organized, get more sleep, and spend more quality time with the family float…
Best of 2013: DIY Home

Best of 2013: DIY Home

Happy Holidays! To celebrate the year that was, we’re bringing you trios of the best and most popular posts of 2013. Today we're taking a fond look back at our most popular DIY's for home and garden. ~ wht Graffiti Sofa The ever crafty Rachel always wows us with her ideas for the home, but she blew us away (and…
Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery – Not Your Grandma’s Needlework

Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery – Not Your Grandma’s Needlework

STITCH UP SOMETHING SWEET WITH THESE PATTERN MAKERS When it starts to get chilly outside I tend to begin looking for ways to entertain myself indoors. A few of my favorite things include crocheting, crafting, and needlework. Sometimes I feel like one of those Victorian ladies who sit inside and embroider during the day, minus the fancy tea parties and…
DIY Project: Knob Rack

DIY Project: Knob Rack

A SIMPLE GIFT IDEA THAT'S SURE TO GET A "YOU MADE THIS?!" On a trip to my local Habitat For Humanity Thrift Store, I noticed a rather large section of solid-wood drawer-fronts and cabinet doors. The oak planks were on sale for a mere $2 a piece. I picked up two, knowing they would be easy to upcycle. One of…