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What a GREAT skill to teach your children/grandchildren. It could come in REAL handy some day - like if they are lost, in danger, etc! And now you will know how to whistle with your fingers....and grandma wont be the only one

And now you know how to whistle with your fingers…

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Interior DIY: Coasters

DIY: Onderzetters van takken, super easy to make! | Follow Fashion

Een kopje thee is lekker, maar hij smaakt nog lekkerder als ‘ie op je mooi aangeklede tafel of je bureau staat. En daarom deze DIY onderzetters van hout!

25 excellent uses for washi tape I Heart Nap Time | I Heart Nap Time - Easy recipes, DIY crafts, Homemaking

25 excellent uses for washi tape - The Inspiration Board

Today I’ll be sharing 25 uses for washi tape for endless inspiration! I have a confession to make. I am obsessed with washi tape! I have over 100 rolls. No joke! Every time I see a new color or pattern I can’t stop myself. It’s bad! I posted this pic on instagram a few months ago and was...

pressed flower ornaments - Dough is made from 1 cup baking soda, 1/2 cup corn starch, 3/4 cup of warm water. Roll flat, cut out circles, punch hanging holes, and bake at 200 degrees F for an hour. Mod podge pressed flowers onto bases and hang.

Pressed Flower Ornaments

Pressed Flower Ornaments This past summer I began a love affair with pressing flowers. I wasn't sure what I would do with them all, I just knew that come winter they would bring me joy to craft with. Now that we are in the midst of a real deep freeze, it was such a treat to peek into the books where they lay waiting and gently reveal the delicate little flowers I had collected. Perfect for creating these pressed flower ornaments! If you have some kicking around and want to create some too…

How to make your true love an aromatherapy rice bag | Grist

How to make your true love an aromatherapy rice bag

On the first day of DIY Christmas, skip the bird-in-tree and get a little crafty with this homemade hand warmer.

Sew a Microwavable Rice-Filled Heating Pad using this tutorial with tips for success.

How to Sew Your Own Microwave Heating Pad

Sew a Microwavable Rice-Filled Heating Pad using this tutorial with tips for success.

Making Homemade Luffa Soap. Neat idea! If only I had more time on my hands. :)

Making homemade luffa soap.

The luffa soap is done. Here’s how I did it. First, I grew some luffa gourds. And prepared them sponge-style. You can buy luffas already prepared. I’ve never done it so I don’t have a recommended seller, but you can do an online search and comparison shop. …

DIY Holiday Gift Plant Projects • Great Ideas and Tutorials for Plant Gifts for the holidays! Including this cute paperwhite project from 'domaphile'.

DIY Christmas Plant Gift Projects • The Garden Glove

DIY Holiday Gift Plant Projects • Great Ideas and Tutorials for Plant Gifts for the holidays! Including this cute paperwhite project from 'domaphile'.

Acorn Cap Ornament....

Acorn Cap Ornament

Hi and welcome to another installment of my tiny series of handmade holiday ornaments! Thanks so much for the sweet comments on the mini ho...

Mini pies!!! Just cut out pie crust with a cookie cutter, dab filling, dab of whipped cream and finish off with coconut garnish!  You can make any combination.

Mini Party Desserts!

Sorry guys! My stepson (10 years old) arrived from TX for the summer and WOW does it turn our worlds upside down! AND on top of it, it's my husband's bday! WOOT!!! Happy Bday Husband! So since my man has a HUGE sweet tooth... I'll dedicate today's post to desserts! Don't forget about older, but still fresh!, Frosting for party desserts here (link) These are SUCH a perfect idea - mini pies!!! Just cut out pie crust with a cookie cutter, dab filling, dab of whipcream and finish off with some…

Vanilla bean WINTER lotion bar recipe for dry skin

Vanilla Bean Winter Lotion Bar - Garden Therapy

This vanilla bean lotion bar is formulated specifically for dry, chapped skin in the winter. This is the perfect way to moisturize dry skin.

How to make cinnamon dough Christmas ornaments

Cinnamon Bird Ornament

Although these whimsical birds look and smell like gingerbread cookies, their sparkling plumage hints at their true nature as sweet (though not edible) works of art.

Peppermint / Tea Tree Loofah Foot Soap / Scrub Soap / Cold Process / Goats Milk Soap

Peppermint / Tea Tree Loofah Foot Soap / Scrub Soap / Cold Process / Goats Milk Soap

25 DIY Gift baskets for any occasion (28 photos) - gift-baskets16

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