Really Cute Litle Boats!

What kid wouldn't love these little boats? They are super easy & fun to make. All you need are some jar lids, glue gun, fabric & barbecue sticks.

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DIY: Chair Seat Makeover

Great fix for a chair with a broken cane or wicker seat - using strips of scrap fabric, weave to create a seat and tie knots at the end! Love this, because not everyone knows how to cane, but we all can weave & tie knots:)

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Awesome Play Kitchen Ideas

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If you've got an old TV cabinet that doesn't quite fit your new flat screen don't throw it out. Tara Dennis will show you in the video below how you can turn it into the ultimate kitchen for the kids.

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DIY Confetti Bowl

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We came across this great DIY project at VJULIET. It's easy and fun to make with your kids. You will need: confetti, one balloon, Mod Podge, a sponge and a small vase. 

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Inflate your balloon, then insert it on to the vase so it's sturdier to work with. Add Mod Podge to the top half of the balloon with a sponge, then sprinkle confetti all over, let it dry and add another coat of glue and confetti, you will need to add several coats until you achieve a thick coat. Let it dry for 8-10 hours. See more information at VJULIET

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Orange Chicken and Vegetable Stir-Fry

Recipe from daydreamkitchen.com

Ingredients:

For the sauce:
•    1/2 cup orange juice
•    1 tbsp grated orange zest
•    2 big garlic cloves
•    1 tbsp oyster sauce
•    2 tbsps rice vinegar
•    2 tbsps soy sauce
•    1 tsp minced ginger
•    A dash of honey, sugar or agave
For the stir-fry:
•    1 lb chicken tender cut into strips
•    3 tbsp cornstarch
•    4 cups chopped mushrooms, celery, carrots, snap peas and broccoli – must be fresh.
•    1/2 cup chopped onion
•    1 tbsp olive oil
•    salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

1.    Put all sauce ingredients in a blender. Blend and taste if you’d like to add sweetness to it.
2.    Pour sauce into pan and heat for 5 mins, then put in a separate bowl.
3.    Wash the pan.
4.    Spice the chicken with salt & pepper.
5.    Add the cornstarch and rub the chicken with it.
6.    Boil the broccoli for about 5 mins, watch that it doesn’t get too soft, it stay firm.
7.    Place a paper towel on a plate and lay the chopped vegetables on it.
8.    Dry the pan.
9.    Cook the onion on olive oil and chicken for about 4 mins – make sure the chicken is cooked!
10.    Throw in the rest of the vegetables and stir-fry for 2 mins.
11.    Add drops of sauce between each stir.
12.    Repeat, adding a few tablespoons every 15 secs, for the sauce to cook down.
13.    Place the stir-fry over hot rice.
14.    Serve.

DIY: Woven paracord watchband

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Learn how to make a paracord bracelet or watch band using a weaving method. Via...

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DIY Shelf Unit

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Maria from Scandi Home built this clever shelving for her office. She wanted to keep the natural colour of the wood because she has a lot of wooden items around her home. She also love the wooden patterns so she didn't want to cover them in paint. It's very beautiful unpainted but the shelf unit would also be nice in other colors like black as shown below.

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