DIY papier mache nests.

A pretty idea for spring or Easter - these egg shaped nests make for a lovely hanging mobile.

Blow up a balloon, light coat with oil, paper mâché, pop and paint. Really cool!

Get a method right here that you can use  for this attempt.

Easter Marshmallow Bark

So simple to make, and the pastel colors are so pretty!

This looks like a fun recipe to try with the kids

Ingredients

1 bag white chocolate chips {12 oz}
3 cups mini rainbow marshmallows
about 1 TBSP shortening {optional, but it really makes the melting process easier!}
Easter sprinkles or other fun sprinkles for decor on top!

Full recipe with step by step instructions.


Beautifully Organized and Inspiring Closets

Get a head start on spring cleaning by organizing your closet. Simple changes like using matching hangers can do wonders.


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Strawberry Bacon Salad with Greek Yogurt Poppyseed Dressing

Looks yummi doesn't it.

Ingredients:
for the salad-
1 head romaine lettuce or 6-8 cups baby spinach
2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
1/4 cup toasted almonds, chopped
8 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled

For the dressing:
1/2 cup greek yogurt
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup white vinegar
4 tablespoons sugar
salt & pepper, to taste
1 teaspoon poppyseeds

Directions:
Tear lettuce into bite sized pieces, wash, dry and pour into a large bowl. Top with strawberries, almonds and cooked bacon.

To make the dressing, pour all ingredients into a small bowl and whisk. Drizzle salad generously and serve immediately.

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The Beatles look good on anything!

This old cabinet has been painted and old Beatles pictures applied to it. You can easily use wallpaper glue or decoupage pictures on to old furniture.

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DIY - Pegboard Shelving System

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We love this DIY project from Apartment Therapy. Really good shelving system idea, and can be configured in multiple ways.

You will need:

Materials

Large 3/4" thick board or plywood that won't splinter (mine is 2' x 3')
Dowels
Sandpaper
Wooden boards to use as shelves

Tools

Power drill
Saw (or access to a hardware store who will cut them for you)
Spade bit (same size as your chosen dowels, so here 3/4")
T-square and/or ruler
Pencil

Head over to Apartment Therapy fo step by step instructions

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