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My Mother’s Day Gift: Succulent Plants

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My Mother’s Day Gift: Succulent Plants

Mother’s Day is 3 days away, and I still needed to get my mom and step mom a gift. I wanted to get them something different this year. In the past, I usually bought wall decorations or the usual Chili’s gift card. I wanted to steer clear of the gift card idea, so I went to Home Depot with the intent of buying a plant of some sort.

I wanted to get them a low maintenance plant because nothing is worse than committing them to a plant that needs full attention when they may not have the time. I came across some succulent plants and knew it would be a perfect gift for them.

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5 Last Minute DIY Mother’s Day Gifts

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5 Last Minute DIY Mother’s Day Gifts

If you’re like me, you might be scrambling to come up with the best Mother’s Day gift ever. Mother’s Day is May 10, meaning we have 5 days until we spoil our mommas. I always find myself in the same position each year, cycling the same questions in my mind. What should I buy for my mom? What should I make my her? Wait, does she want something handmade or from the store??? To save us all the headache, I’ve decided to search the internet for 5 handy, dandy Mother’s Day gift ideas that you may want to consider for your mom.

1. Pedicure in a Jar

pedicure in a jar

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Craft from the Past: Star Wars Comic Book Collage 

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Craft from the Past: Star Wars Comic Book Collage 

Some of you may remember my nifty Comic Book Collage: Star Wars Edition post. In honor of Star Wars Day, I thought it would be fun to reminisce a DIY project I did in a galaxy far, far away– I mean a few months ago. This project is one of my favorites and it gave me an excuse to make a collage (which I love to do!). Read the rest of this entry

Simple Craft Sunday: DIY Marbled Mason Jar

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Simple Craft Sunday: DIY Marbled Mason Jar

It’s been a while since I’ve posted something crafty, and so I thought I’d post an easy project that takes probably not even 10 minutes to make!

I wanted to experiment with different paint colors in a jar to create a cool vase or container to store stuff in. Read the rest of this entry

Craft from the Past: DIY Photo Canvas

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Craft from the Past: DIY Photo Canvas

This craft from the past project was super simple and inexpensive to make. I love taking photos of animals and I wanted to print out my photos and display them in my apartment. Rather than putting my photos in frames, I wanted to place them on a canvas.

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DIY Tea-Rex Mug

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DIY Tea-Rex Mug

I wanted to do an inexpensive DIY project today, and so I decided to decorate a mug. I have seen different ways to decorate ceramic mugs, and one idea I really liked showed a bunch of dots outlining a letter (like this). Instead of using an initial, I wanted to do something cool like an outline of a dinosaur. A few Google searches later, I stumbled upon the perfect silhouette of a tyrannosaurus rex (I found it here).

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Craft from the Past: Thrifty Wall Art

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Craft from the Past: Thrifty Wall Art

Who doesn’t love great thrift store finds? Today I wanted to write about a thrifty DIY project I created in the past rather than creating a new one.

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