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Jeans Repair with Lace Inset Tutorial

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When it comes to raising kids, I am one of the luckiest gals around. One of the reasons I am so lucky is that I am the baby of the family, which means, I have the good fortune to benefit from Debbie (the Oldest) and Tracy’s (the Middle Child) parenting experience. Here is one of my favorite tips from Debbie: Say "Yes" as often as you can. Make your “No’s” really count for something. Save them for when you really need them. I have used this advice so many times and been so glad I did. I have ... Read more

4th of July Mason Jar Candles.  So easy!

4th of July Mason Jar Candles

4th of July Mason Jar Candles.  So easy!

I don't know about you but red, white and blue are quickly popping up all around our house as I bring out our patriotic decorations. With the 4th of July fast approaching (can you believe THAT?!) we have a fun and easy craft to bring some American color into your home and your kids can even help too! Just take a look at these darling 4th of July Mason Jar Candles! Here's what you will need to get started: Pint or quart sized mason jars White long grain rice Food coloring (I ... Read more

DIY 4th of July Bandanna Tablecloth Tutorial

4th of July Bandanna Tablecloth

DIY 4th of July Bandanna Tablecloth Tutorial

This 4th of July Bandanna Tablecloth took me a year to finish. Not because it was hard to do. No, it is easy to make, which is part of its charm. It took a year to make because not all bandannas are made the same. They may be created by the same company, all marked as the same size, bought at the same store, at the same time and still be different sizes. Completely different sizes. But it is sort of my fault. I suspected I should order nicer quality bandannas online. But two things got in ... Read more

4th of July Rustic Mason Jar. What a darling centerpiece!

4th of July Rustic Mason Jar

4th of July Rustic Mason Jar. What a darling centerpiece!

Made From Pinterest would like to welcome Melanie Artz from Artzy Creations.  We are so lucky that Melanie has agreed to be a monthly contributor on our blog.  Look for her great posts on the first Friday of every month and are you going to love what she has for us today!  4th of July Rustic Mason Jars Hi to all the Made From Pinterest fans! I'm Melanie Artz from Artzy Creations and I'm so excited to be here with you today. I blog about DIY, crafts, kids crafts along with a few recipes and ... Read more

4th of July Kids Tee Shirt

4th of July Kids Tee Shirts

4th of July Kids Tee Shirt

We are big holiday people in my family.   We'll take any excuse to decorate, play games and eat food. The 4th of July was a holiday that I always looked forward to when I was growing up.  My family had a boat and if you want to hear a funny story about our family boat, check out my sister's Sherri's post here! Anyway, our family would always  take our  boat out to Catalina Island off the Southern California coast for the 4th of July weekend.  But before we left, our Dad would buy the boxes ... Read more

DIY Oxfords - This tutorial shows how to transform plain $5 sneakers into something special. So easy!

DIY Oxford

DIY Oxfords - This tutorial shows how to transform plain $5 sneakers into something special. So easy!

Is it really that bad to lie? These shoes are liars. Pretenders. Fakes. Faux is a nicer word. But at the end of the day, they are not what they are trying to look like they are. And I am okay with it. Because they cost me less than 10 bucks. And they are cute. Is it really a lie if the lie is so obvious, that  anyone can spot it? Like these DIY Oxfords. You know they are not really oxfords. Right? I was raised by a liar. The best liar. He told me a whopper that was so obvious I should have ... Read more

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Silky Soft Play Dough

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Hello all my favorite MFP readers!  This is Carole from My Kitchen Escapades and I am tickled to be back here to share my latest fun recipe with you....especially if, like me, you will have a house full of little hands this summer that need something fun to do. I really do adore summer break.  Honest.  It is just hard for me to get into the new laid-back version of my day.  All school year long, my body is well programmed for the alarm to go off every morning at 5:30 am and then almost every ... Read more

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Inexpensive Playground Equipment

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Here’s an Alternative to Expensive Playground Equipment. (via livedan330.com) If you have ever suffered from sticker shock after shopping for a swingset or playground equipment for your kids, here is an idea you may want to consider.  I was at a military surplus store one day and they had cargo nets that caught my eye. Having… ... Read more

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Cracked Marble Jewelry

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We are so happy to have Linda from It All Started With Paint with us today to share this craft. I want some in every color! This project will bring out the kid in you, but it looks so very grown up! Make sure to check out Linda's Blog Mason Jar Crafts Love too. Linda has so many good ideas, one blog just can't hold them all! Take it away Linda! As a teenage girl in New Jersey – complete with my Farah Fawcett wanna-be hairstyle – I worked at the mall. As did many of my high school classmates ... Read more

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DIY Ombre Leather Tags

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DIY Ombre Leather Tags (via http://cladandcloth.com/) And here I go, again, with the gold spray paint.  I could try to say something witty here to explain yet another gold spray paint post, but I’m going to skip that for the good of those reading this.  Without further adieu, DIY Ombre Leather Tags… ... Read more

DIY Etched Glass Tutorial to make a darling liquid soap dispenser!

Etched Glass Soap Dispenser

DIY Etched Glass Tutorial to make a darling liquid soap dispenser!

Ya know, there are pins that I have seen floating around Pinterest since Pinterest started.  I call them "classic" pins.  They have withstood the test of time (in the short time that Pinterest has been around) and continue to resurrect themselves into my feed. Today is about one of those "classic" pins - an Etched Glass Soap Dispenser.  I will be very surprised if you haven't already seen it.  Like I said, I think it's a classic. I have wanted to make this since the first day that I ... Read more

DIY Anthropologie Bowls

DIY Anthropologie Bowls

DIY Anthropologie Bowls

Take a look at these DIY Anthropologie Bowls! Do you all remember the TV show, the A-Team?  My hubby and I used to watch it all the time and still to this day we will tease each other about one line that Hannibal used to always say which was "I love it when a plan comes together!" For example, maybe I will be working on something whether it be a recipe, a craft, a lesson, a presentation, whatever, and something will happen that I didn't plan that made whatever I was working on even ... Read more

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DIY Gilded Votive Candle Holder Tutorial

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We have had the distinct pleasure of partnering with Darby Smart  in making three crafts from their company.  Their site specializes in providing craft projects that come shipped to your door with everything that you need to make that particular project.  But that's not all.  They also have individual DIY supplies that you can purchase separately and they have some darling things! Their DIY projects come in a cute, sturdy box which is perfect for giving just the way it is, or it is just ... Read more

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20′s Inspired Headbands

20's Inspired Headband Tutorial - Every little girls will love making and wearing these!.jpg

Taming my daughter's and my naturally curly hair can be a challenge. I have been asked all kinds of questions about my hair from is your hair naturally that curly, what kind of product do you use, to do you have any tips for my daughter. But the most funny question I have ever been asked was from a friend who has very straight hair and told me she wanted to ask me a personal question and wasn’t sure she should. Hmmm. I have to admit I was a little bit nervous.  Especially since she confided her ... Read more

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DIY Gold Dinosaur Necklace

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Today we are excited to have Linda from "It All Started With Paint" guest posting with a super fun and super easy craft that your kids will love. Or maybe you want one for yourself!  Check out this DIY Gold Dinosaur Necklace! Dear Made From Pinterest Readers, Have you ever been uncertain if a trend is still a trend? Or if it’s fading away. Like is Chevron print still in? And what about coffee filter wreaths? Or pallet walls … and pallet tables … and pallet beds? Well, be uncertain no ... Read more

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DIY Photo Initials

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I have entered the wonderful world of being a grandma! My granddaughter is 9 months old and I already have a ton of pictures of her. She is the first of what I hope to be many grandkids running around. I love the idea of each grandchild having their own letter! DIY Photo Initials (via livedan330.com) This past Christmas I wanted to remember all the fun we’d had as grandparents during the year, as well as give the kids a present to help them remember all the fun we’d had together. The project ... Read more

February is National Bird Feeding Month.  Make these easy DIY Hanging Bird Seed Feeders!

Hanging Bird Seed Feeders

February is National Bird Feeding Month.  Make these easy DIY Hanging Bird Seed Feeders!

I learned something new recently. I was surfing through Pinterest to find some fun things to do with my grandson when I came across this pin from Inner Child Learning. It was on how to make bird feeders and I thought that would be a fun thing to do with my  little guy and then he could hang them up and watch the birds which would extend the usefulness of the craft activity. Here's what I learned while reading her post: February is National Feed a Bird month!  According to ... Read more

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Clothespin Heart Wreath

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We are so pleased to share this great project from Linda at It All Started With Paint. She has the perfect craft for us on this special holiday. Happy Valentine's Day!  Dear Made From Pinterest Readers,   Please accept my sincerest apology. You see, my plan was to share with you an easy DIY. Easy. Cheap. And lightening speed fast …   that, my new friends, was the plan.   And when I spotted a clothespin wreath online – and pinned it here on my it started with ... Read more

A collection of Valentine's Day ideas that really rock!

11 Valentine’s Day Ideas We Love!

A collection of Valentine's Day ideas that really rock!

From dinner to dessert, gifts and decorations this collection of Valentine's Day ideas has got you covered! We three sisters are all about family, food and fun. Our experience is that it is often the little things that have the biggest impact and create the most lasting memories. I am the baby of the family, and by far my favorite gifts from my sisters are the letters they wrote in my journal over the years expressing their love for me. A motto I try to live up to when it comes to my family is ... Read more

These make darling, quick gifts!

Valentine Candy Dish

These make darling, quick gifts!

My childhood was very far from any kind of "country" environment.  I grew up in the city which was near a beach and most of my days were spent planning on when my friends and I would get to go lay out in the sun.  Growing up we never had a garden, never raised chickens or had any other kind of "farmy" experience, except when I would get to visit my cousins in Utah and Idaho and then we got to play Pom Pom Pullaway in the root cellar.  Man, my sister and I thought that was the coolest thing ... Read more