Glass Etched Laundry Detergent Mason Jars

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I didn’t really mind doing laundry when it was just my husband and I.  But add kids into the equation and it SUCKS.  Nothing makes me want to breathe fire at my kids more than seeing clean clothes just tossed in the laundry pile because they were too lazy to put it away.  Plus our {…Read More…}





Mason Jar Table Lamp

how to make a mason jar lamp

Mason Jars are all the rage in crafting right now.  You can paint, glaze, fill, freeze, and add ribbon and glitter to them.  Guess what? You can even can with them {giggle}.  I was challenged by Jo-Ann Fabrics and Crafts Stores to create 4 unique projects out of mason jars for their summer Idea Market.  {…Read More…}





5 Ways to Get This Look: Rustic Kitchen

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I spotted this kitchen vignette at Liz Marie Blog.  I don’t usually go for a very rustic look, but something about this kitchen made me take a second glance.  I think it would be perfect in a little cottage tucked away in the trees near a lake….or on a sandy beach somewhere.  It’s a kitchen that says, “Stay a while,” isn’t it?

Well, if this is a look that you love, I have good new for you!  You don’t have to pay the price of waterfront property to get a kitchen like this one.  It’s possible to turn the kitchen you have into one that looks a lot like this.  It doesn’t take a big remodel, either–the rustic feel of this kitchen comes from the accessories just as much as it does from the structural elements.

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Outdoor Candle Lantern

outdoor lantern tutorial

Nat & Holly from My Sister’s Suitcase has joined the ranks as contributors here on IC.  I think you will love this crafty sister duo.  I am blown away by their first project.  An upcycled clearance trash can into an outdoor candle lantern?  BRILLIANT!  You can find these cheap trash cans everywhere.  Why not update {…Read More…}