How to Install a Vanity and a Faucet Yourself!

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This is a sponsored post about how to install a vanity and a faucet yourself.Brought to you by The Home Depot®, click here to learn more. I recently attended a Do It Herself Workshop at The Home Depot in Manchester, CT.  The workshop I attended was all about how to install a vanity and a ...

Upcycled Torn Fabric Garland #DIY #Craft

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We found a way to make an adorable, reversible photo prop without spending a dime.  It's an upcycled torn fabric garland, and it's really easy to make! Supplies:  Fabric Scraps, Ribbon, Scissors Directions:  Wrap ribbon around your basket, placing a knot at each end of the ribbon where the ends meet.  Leave enough ribbon after each knot to ...

DIY Upcycled Duct Tape Headband Holder #Craft

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Both of my girls love headbands.  One wears all the time, the other wears them for 10 minutes and I find them all over my house.  Headbands are fun, funky, sweet- they can kind of bring a lot to the "outfit party" so to speak.  The problem? We haven't found a good way to store ...

Home Depot Kids Workshops are fun and educational #DigIn

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We are a family that does our projects ourselves...we always DIY.  I think we've hired someone to do things exactly three times since we purchased our first home.  Naturally, our kids want to help and be part of our projects, but sometimes those projects just aren't suitable for little ones to be helping.  We try ...

It’s time to replace our compost bin #DigIn

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This is the first  sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Home Depot as part of a series about outdoor DIY projects  in the yard.  We have composted for almost 8 years now, since moving to our current home.  For years, we've just used pallets to kind of frame an area  for the compost ...

What are you making for mom? With Mom? As a mom? Mother’s Day Giveaway

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It's the end of April, and Mother's Day is just a few weeks away.  Back in the day, my mom and I enjoyed doing crafts together. While she's not here to spend Mother's Day with, I'll carry on our tradition of crafting together with my kids- even if it's my own Mother's Day surprise.  It's ...

Spring Project Inspiration from The Home Depot Garden Club #DigIn

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Spring has sprung and with just a few bits of snow here and there in the yard, there are signs that plants are coming back to life.  I love this time of year- I get so inspired to plant our vegetable garden, and do some other projects outside.  We're big DIY folks, so all of ...

Sink or Swim: Cool DIY Bathroom Projects for You and your Kids

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The rainbow colors of construction paper, the popsicle sticks and toilet paper rolls, the smell of the glue gun getting hot... You loved craft activities with your kids when they were little, that exciting time when you pulled out all the crayons in the house, distributed the safety scissors, tape, and glitter, and let the ...

American Standard Portsmouth Vanity & Americast Bathtub

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When we started thinking about redoing our bathroom, which is our only full bath, we knew we had to maximize our tiny space and also minimize spending.  This is not usually an easy thing to do when looking at remodeling your home.  We really wanted a cast iron tub- for the heat retention and for ...

Dremel Tools- Find anything Pinterest-ing lately?

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I have a GREAT idea for an unexpected and awesome gift for your favorite Pinterest-obsessed friend or family member (OR yourself...)... give the gift of DREMEL!  I won't lie, when I think of tools, I almost always think of my husband. Or of how tools are made for hands larger than my own.  But that's ...