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DIY Foaming Hand Soap

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  • 1 foaming liquid soap bottle (8 – 9 ounces)
  • 2 tablespoons liquid Castile Soap
  • 2 drops of Tea Tree Oil
  • 2 drops of Essential oil (optional – for fragrance)
  • water

Click HERE for the instructions

 

 
 

Pocket Monsters

FUN!!! SewMamaSew says: Add a few drops of essential oil or a bit of herb or spice to the rice and you get scented breath from your fire-breathing beasts!

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  • Scrap of faux fur
  • Scrap of solid woven cotton
  • Small amount of paper-backed fusible adhesive
  • White fabric for eyes
  • Black fabric for mouth
  • Embroidery thread for eyes, mouths and nostrils

 

Click HERE for the instructions and pattern 

 
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Posted by on January 24, 2015 in Animals, Crafts, Family, Fun, Kids, Play Time, Recycle it, Sell it, Sewing

 

Cardboard Kid-Sized Maze

Get your hands on some cardboard sheets that are destined for the recycling center. Cut out several doorways in half of them. Use duct tape to connect them at the corners as in photo. Make a maze that will entertain your kids for hours! Fun!

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Egg Carton Flower Mirror

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  • 12-cup egg cartons (you’ll need 5 cartons to make a small mirror or 12 to make a large mirror)
  • Hot-glue gun and hot-glue sticks
  • Mirror tile or small mirror (frame removed)
  • 3mm MDF

 

Click HERE for the instructions

 
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Posted by on January 22, 2015 in $ave it, Around the house, Art, Crafts, Gift it, Recycle it, Sell it

 

Weave a Zipper Purse

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  • Coats All Purpose Zippers, 7”,  14 zippers in a variety of colors
  • Coats All Purpose Zippers, 22”  7 zippers for horizontal strips and handles
  • Hot glue
  • Scissors
  • Straight pins

Click HERE for the instuctions

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Posted by on January 21, 2015 in Crafts, Fun, Gift it, Recycle it, Sell it, Sewing

 

Cookbook Holder Hack

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Can Bird Feeder

Can’t wait for spring? Me neither!

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Click HERE for the article and instructions

 
 
 
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