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    Lambs Ear Farmhouse Wreath Tutorial

    Sometimes less is better. When it comes to creating beautiful decor, sometimes it’s as simple as slapping on some greenery and calling it done. Same can be said for this project. Many of us have or have at least come across an old broken glass window in our time pondering what we could create with it. For this project you’ll need: one grapevine wreath A few lambs ear greenery pieces (I got this and the wreath from Wal-Mart) Some string or wire strong enough to hang the wreath Take the lambs ear piece by piece and gently insert the stems of them intertwining them in the grapevine wreath so the…

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    Stamped Book Stacks DIY

    Well, us Pinterest freaks have all seen these and they are certainly all the buzz! I inherited a few stacks of old vintage books in the last year and there they’ve sat, on a shelf collecting dust and let me tell you, they are good for that!But what they’re also good for is what is known as “stamped books” decor and if you’re a farmhouse lover, you know what train I’m jumpin on here! So let’s get down to the DIY gritty.I took some regular old white craft paint from the paint section in Wal-Mart, painted each side of the books and let dry. They were quick to dry too…

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    Hummingbird Nectar DIY

    Summers well on it’s way so it’s time to start humming away outside in an attempt to make everything beautiful again! Who doesn’t love plants that attract butterflies and hummingbirds? Well if you’re no good at keeping green things alive (like me), you might opt to make some hummingbird nectar instead. This easy recipe will have you attracting those gorgeous creatures in no time! Items needed: Pan for boiling the nectar A bowl or other similar item with a pour spout If you you don’t have a bowl with a pour spout, use a funnel 1 cup sugar 4 cups boiling water Hummingbird feeder Pour the 4 cups of water…

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    Blue Krystal Rock Candy

    Hey kids! Welcome to another episode of rainy day blues..yeah, the weather outside is frightful but the candy’s so delightful! Ok, I’ll stop..really though, here is a fun, EASY recipe for you and your kiddos for these cabin fever days. Ingredients: 1 cup of water 4 cups of sugar 1 1/4 cups of corn syrup Blue food coloring Steps: Combine all ingredients into a pan and boil on the stove until all is dissolved. Feel free to add vanilla or whatever flavoring you might like! (Not required!) Once the mixture boils and dissolves, pour onto a baking sheet much like the one pictured and let cool for 1 hour. Once…

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    Lucky Shamrock Pancakes

    While St. Patricks Day has come and gone, I still wanted to share with you a little something fun, quick and easy you could do with your children on this lucky day. We are Irish and proudly celebrate this holiday. For starters, grab some pancake mix. I like to use the kind that you only have to add water too. I’m all about the quickness and simplicity of it! No other ingredients to add but of course, if you prefer, the other works just as well! Mix your pancake batter to the right consistency then get out your green gel food coloring. I think the gels are more vibrant for…