Turn an Old Jenga Set into a Necklace Rack

Necklace rack, and accessory rack. All you need is paint, glue, and Jenga!

Materials:
- wood blocks (aka Jenga pieces!)
- acrylic paint
- painter’s tape
- E-6000 Industrial Strength Clear Glue
- foam brush
- wax paper

Use painter’s tape to block off sections you want to paint. Now… paint! Depending on the color you’re using, you might need to paint one more coat.

See full tutorial right here


Single Chocolate Chip Cookie

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Here is a simple recipe for those who just want to make one cookie!

Single serving deep dish chocolate chip cookie

  • 1 tbsp. butter, melted
  • 1 tbsp. white sugar
  • 1 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 3 drops of vanilla
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/4 c. flour
  • 2 tbsp. chocolate chips
  1. In a bowl, ix together the butter, sugars, vanilla, and egg yolk.
  2. Add in the flour and salt.
  3. Mix until combined.
  4. Add in the chocolate chips.
  5. Put the dough into a small microwaveable bowl, ramekin, or coffee cup.
  6. Microwave for 40-60 seconds or until the cookie looks done.
  7. Best served warm… Enjoy!

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Crochet cuteness by Ira Rott

Ira Rott makes the most beautiful crochet & knit designs that are out there. Ira has been crocheting & knitting since she was 10 years old. She started designing when her daughter was born, her daughter being her biggest inspiration. With over 20 years of experience and 10 years designing. She enjoys designing patterns and I believe that her imagination is an endless road. Take a look at some of her designs.


Dream House Chicken Coop

When we saw this chicken coop that Southern revival made we smiled and and thought it was so worth sharing with you guys! Chicken coop with a sign that says keep calm and raise chickens and even has a nightlight and a pink staircase must be one of the cutest we have seen.

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Make some stamps from a potato

Cutting out a potato is such a good idea to make your own stamp.

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How to Make Paper Beads

A great tutorial from designdazzle.com

First, using a sharp knife or scissors, cut your paper to the shapes shown below. I like to cut a 11.5″ template from an old cereal box and then draw multiple images by tracing onto scrapbook paper lightly with a pencil. Then use a knife or scissors to cut out (your kids may be able to do this depending on age – but you DO need to be reasonably accurate).


Using a cocktail stick, wrap the wide end of each strip around tightly and secure using a tiny spot of glue (I used Tombow liquid glue which holds and dries in a couple of seconds).


Keep on rolling using the occasional spot of glue until  you reach the end – and you are done! You can see below several examples of each bead – you don’t have to worry at all about them all looking identical – they won’t! Give the beads a coat of Glossy Mod Podge for extra shine and protection.

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