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DIY ANTI-ITCH STICK

I was sitting on the beach last night at sunset simply enjoying the view.  I was so lost in the beautiful scene that I didn’t realize that I had mosquitos feasting on me!  When I got home I started to itch all over my arms and legs, I was ferociously scratching all over.  I quickly whipped up a few of these as I know this won’t be the last time my family and I have itchy bug bites this summer.  Thankfully these start to ease the annoying itch as soon as you apply it.  I’ll be keeping one in my purse for the rest of the bug season!



How to Paint Stars on Your Lawn for the 4th of July

So, you want to be extra patriotic this year and paint stars on your lawn for the 4th of July?! Look no further! We might have taken it to another level of good ole’ American festivities with this DIY, but how charming are those painted lawn stars?! You can’t say your guests won’t get a kick out of a yard full of stars… painted stars that is!! We love how this unique 4th of July decoration idea turned out. It’s such an easy and fun DIY for the 4th! And PS, can we not mention anything about the grass not being lush and gorgeous? We’re in SoCal with major water restrictions!! ; ) Have a happy and safe 4th of July and get festive with the DIY below!


DIY River Stone Floor

Decorating your floor with this creative river stone idea.

DIY Pallet Flag Is Perfect, Easy Holiday Craft For 4th Of July

With the 4th of July on its way, patriotism is in full swing across the nation, and for those of you who enjoy doing home decorating projects, perhaps your homes are already stuffed with all things red, white and blue. However, a nod to the flag in the front yard might be just the thing your home is missing. Here is an easy, fun Independence Day project that won’t break the bank this 4th of July. You don’t need to be a woodworker or master craftsman to create this vintage flag out of a pallet. All you need is about an hour, a drop cloth, a paint brush, and three “tester” cans of paint from your local home warehouse store.


21 Easy and Attractive DIY Projects Using Bamboo

For those of you who love to decorate home with natural elements, wood isn’t only option. Bamboo is another great choice, as it is known for green, strong, lightweight and incredibly renewable feature. With an exotic look, bamboo is becoming more and more popular for home decoration. Bamboo poles are also very suitable for your outdoor decorations. Making a bamboo project is pretty easy and cheap. Anyone can craft their own home decorative projects using this natural material, whether indoor or outdoor. So if you want to DIY something to spruce up your living space, don’t forget to incorporate some panda food in your projects.

1. Natural, strong and easy planters you should try.


How You Can Make DIY Popsicles Out Of Your Favorite Wine

There are few things that compare to the pure bliss of being wine wasted. But you know what’s even better than turning up by downing a dozen glasses of rosé on a hot summer’s day? Enjoying your favorite tipsy sips in the form of a frozen treat, of course.That’s right. This awesome recipe transforms your beloved fruity wine cocktail into an epic icy treat. And trust me, once you turn up with some these wine-sicles, you’ll never go back to drinking your vino out of a boring old glass ever again.


11 Decorative DIY Crafts Using Natural Materials

Have you been searching for some fresh DIY crafts to fill your summer weekends with? Then look no further because we’ve got you covered with some of the prettiest home decor revamps. Although each project differs from the other, the running theme throughout is the use of at least one natural material. Whether it’s reliable wood, sleek stone, earthy jute, or glamorous agate, there are crafts here to suit a variety of skill levels and personal tastes.


1. River Rock Boot Tray

This is the perfect place to park wet rain boots or muddy shoes this summer. Simple and beautiful, this project can be more involved by creating a custom tray, or extremely fast by using a premade waterproof base like a rubber mat with a lip or plastic serving tray and filling with natural river rocks.


10 Amazing DIY Outdoor Showers You Can Make in No Time

In the summer, there is no more cool enjoyment than swimming in a pool. It is obvious that not all homeowners can afford such luxury and in addition to that, an outdoor shower can be the best inexpensive replacement and to enjoy the sunny summer days. You can find both simple and luxuriant designs, and they can enhance the your outdoor experience and be fabulous additions to any backyard space. For today, I have made you a collection of 10 amazing DIY outdoor showers you can make in no time.


25 On-the-Cheap DIY Ideas to Make Your Living Room Look Expensive

You're smart. You're crafty. You may not have a ton of money to spend on your living room, but you want it to look great. So we've rounded up 25 super-stylish DIYs that will have your living room looking like a million bucks, without you spending, well — a million bucks.







A DIY marble and gold accent table.


DIY Balloon Dipped Citronella Candles

If you’re looking for an effective way to keep the mosquitoes away this summer, give these DIY balloon dipped citronella candles a shot. They’re packed with citronella essential oil and provide the prettiest ambient glow as the sun begins to set…



DIY Dessert Patterned Shoes

There’s nothing better than having cupcakes, cotton candy, and macarons on your shoes! What’s even better is that you can DIY these shoes at home with this sweet and delicious pattern!This DIY is guaranteed to add a whole lot of fun to your next outfit – whether it be jeans and a tee, a simple slip dress, or a colorful party frock. They’re definitely made for summer fun!


DIY After Sun Lotion with Essential Oils

Going out into the sun can really be damaging to our skin, but oh, how we love it! It’s so nice to spend a day outside at the beach, but who wants to pay for it later with a sunburn? Using a nourishing base like this DIY after sun lotion helps replenish your skin after you’ve been out in it, and the essential oils in this help heal and feed your skin to restore it.  Roman chamomile is such a great oil for calming and healing, and so is the lavender.


Easy DIY Updo for After Wedding Brunch or Rehearsal Dinner

Guess what? Achieving the perfect bridal hairstyle is not only easy, but you can also do it yourself.Thankfully, we’ve got eight easy steps for you to follow so you too can replicate updo perfection below!



Kid Friendly DIY Craft Stick Fish

Swimming by with another kid friendly craft idea that is PERFECT to bust those summer boredom blues! Using wood craft sticks, felt and some fun colorful embellishments – you too can pull this adorable DIY fish kid craft together with your child in no time! Then use them as fun beach themed decorations or as awesome pretend play pieces in the living room.


Creative and Fun Clay Pot Decor Ideas

We are using clay pots without even noticing that they may be turned out to an incredible decor element. In regards to the subject, take a look at our incredible collection of Creative and Fun Clay Pot Decor Ideas That Will Steal The Show and get some inspiration for your own clay pot project.


Best-ever macaroni cheese

This best-ever macaroni cheese is sure to be a family favourite.



25 DIY Crafts for Kids To Do For Summer

Looking for some ideas to occupy your kids for summer? Summer is the time when kids can waste a lot of time doing nothing and parents are bound to hear the dreaded “I’m bored” from time to time. If you want to keep your kids occupied, this list of Summer Crafts is sure to help. They are not only fun to do but it can also be very educational. It will keep kids entertained and also help kids develop creativity, improved their focusing skills, and help them building self-confidence on what simple accomplishment can bring. I am certain that kids are going to enjoy and adore these projects and I think even parents and adults will find it fun and exciting, too.


1. Painted Rock Crafts


DIY Step Ladder Beverage Station

I love old step ladders and I pick them up when I find them. Not only are the great to have on hand, but you can repurpose them into so many projects. This little guy was perfect for a beverage station because of the painter's tray it had.



Stunning DIY Nautical Home Decorations That Will Make A Splash

When you ask someone about their favorite season, the most common answer that you are going to get is “summer”. Well the official start of summer will be here in just a few days, and we should be all getting ready to welcome it as it should. When we hear the word “summer”, we immediately picture the blue waters and the sandy beaches. Are you in the mood to decorate your home in the navy spirit? In this article you are going to see some Stunning DIY Nautical Home Decorations That Will Make A Splash, so make sure you don’t miss them. They are going to take both you and your visitors aback. Scroll down and make a pick. It will be hard to choose just one favorite though!

As you all know the rope is a well-known representative of the navy, so we will be seeing it a lot in our interiors if you want to embrace the navy style. There are many ways in which you can add it to your home, and if you are looking for a practical idea, then you should try and use it in the bathroom as a towel holder. It’s a wonderful idea, isn’t it?


Pull Apart Pizza Bread Takes Pizza Night To The Next Level

If you love pizza, you're going to love this recipe! Pull apart pizza bread is a fun and delicious alternative to pizza slices that's sure to be a hit at your next party. It's super quick and easy to make, plus you can customize it to include your favorite pizza toppings. This recipe is perfect for those times when you're short on time, but don't want to sacrifice flavor. Just dump all the ingredients into a greased bundt pan and bake in the oven for 30 minutes - it's that easy! If you're in the mood for dipping, this bread pairs perfectly with marinara, ranch, or blue cheese sauces.


Pallet Lamp Ideas

Enough of art craft work has been done with the pallet thing. Pallet recycling has proved to be pretty handy and economical as well. We have made countless items by upcycling wooden pallet and used them practically in our daily life. As you all know that we always come up with some new inspirational pallet wood repurposing ideas, so how would it sound if we talk about making pallet wood lamp? Isn’t it going to be something exceptionally new and unique? Ofcourse it is man. it would be a real great idea to make pallet recycled lamp instead of going for market based expensive branded lamps.


Eye-Catching DIY Summer Projects That Will Keep You Busy

We are just a couple of days away from the official start of the summer, and we are already in the summer mood. We are so excited because the sun is up, the weather is amazing, and finally we can enjoy ourselves on some beautiful beach, pool, mountain or even garden. Have you decorated your home in the summer spirit? If not yet, it’s time to get down to work. In this article you are going to see some Eye-Catching DIY Summer Projects That Will Keep You Busy. They are so interesting and will make your home look stunning for the summer. Check out the photos below and make your picks. I’m sure that you are going ti have more than one favorite!

The paper umbrellas remind us of cocktails and drinks by the pool, so if you want to make the ambiance in your area more relaxing and comforting, then you would probably want to make this colorful wreath which you can use to decorate any door in the house.


10 Cheap and Easy DIY Wedding Gifts

A toaster. A set of plates. Some bath towels. If you’re attending the wedding of close friends or family members, chances are you don’t want to get them some impersonal household item. But you also don’t want to spend a ton of money, OR give a gift that doesn’t have meaning. So, the obvious answer: Make something. And the tough question that follows: But what? To answer that, we scoured Pinterest to find 10 affordable, handmade wedding gifts. Not only will these options keep your budget under control, they’ll be something the couple will cherish for their whole marriage — which, hopefully, is a long time!


1. Photo Collage Letters

All you need are wooden letters, Mod Podge, scissors, a paintbrush and photos.


12 Surprising Tricks For Perfect DIY Manicures

The internet makes us think that anyone can do those perfectly crisp and absurdly awesome DIY manicures we see on beauty blogs and Pinterest, doesn't it? Well the truth is—as many of us well know—we can't. Often our attempts turn into sticky messes where there's more polish on our surrounding skin (and probs clothing) than on our actual nails. It's the truth...humph.  But, there are a few ways to get around these adversities and give yourself that Instagram-worthy mani we're all hoping for. Check out this list of 15 tips that certainly are worth trying out on your next DIY excursion!



1. First things first. Ice water. 

We often mess up a rather pristine mani job by trying to use our hands before the polish is dry. So annoying. To remedy this, dip your nails in ice water when you're finished painting and dry time will decrease by half!


13 Simple DIY Home Projects For Country Lovers

You don’t need to live in a farmhouse to give your home a touch of country atmosphere and retain that feel of tradition. Just add that country touch to your home decorating style. So, take a peek, and learn some simple DIY country home project to brighten up your space and give it that great country feel.




1. DIY Pallet Wood Patio Chair


Striped tent yoghurt ice-blocks

Keep the kids cool in summer with this exciting and delicious afternoon treat. You will need only an 8-hole, 1/2 cupcapacity plastic ice-block mould.


11 Fantastic Ways to Repurpose Vintage Cameras

If you have some old vintage camera somewhere in your home that keeps catching dust and you don’t feel like throwing it away, then you may think of how you can repurpose it. And guess what, you are on the right place to find some inspirational ideas that will give that old camera a new life. The vintage camera can be turned into beautiful home decorations or if you want to give the camera some new use, then you can turn it into a flowerpot, a lamp, etc. Besides all of these uses, you can also repurpose parts of the camera and turn them into something useful. Scroll down now to see how you can do all of the above mentioned uses for vintage cameras and choose which one you will copy.


PAINTED VINTAGE CAMERA



DIY 2-Ingredient Homemade Pet Stain Remover Recipe

Pets are great friends for us, if you love cats and dogs, you will know the price to take good care of them. You can see the hair everywhere, stain accidents and more, especially if you have carpet! If you search for a way to battle these pet stains, this genius way will remove them, with only 2 ingredients, a tiny little bit of elbow grease and your carpet will look nice and smell way better too!


DIY Glowing Jars: Make Perfect Night Lights!

If you've got kids you know that sometimes the dark can get quite scary for them. To help ease them to sleep at night, make sure they have a night light. This is a neat way to make your own glow in the dark night light in whatever color they prefer! All you need is water, a jar and glow sticks.
Warning: Glow sticks are dangerous and poisonous so do not let your children play with them on their own or during the process of making these.


19 Creative T-Shirt Cutting Ideas

We all have those days when a t-shirt is too boring to wear and a dress becomes too dressy, we try and work around with a scarf, some accessories but nothing seems to fit right. Because the occasion is casual yet you don’t want to look completely casual, a t shirt is a comfortable option but doesn’t look awesome on you today. I have the exact solution to these styling issues. Those boring t-shirts or the ones you think don’t look “right” anymore don’t have to hit the bin so soon. You can simply wear them with a small cut here and there and tada you would have a brand new looking top.


1. Simply Sleeveless

A simple hack, pick up am old t shirt, maybe the one which has become a little tight for you. Cut the sides of the t shirt till all the way down and leave some 4-5 inches from below. You can decide the width of the shoulder strap you want and cut accordingly. Stretch your cuts so that the fabric doesn’t look like its cut unevenly.


18 Genius DIY Accessories You Need For Your Beach Bag

If you’re going to get crafty this summer, it only makes sense to get crafty with stuff you’ll actually use. These DIY beach accessories will make a day spent by the ocean, bay, or lake (or even the pool) even better, because you’ll literally have everything you need. Also, they’re just really cute. And they could even make good gifts! Anyway, check out these 18 genius DIY beach accessories so that you too can have the best summer ever.


1. If you don’t have a beach bag, you can make your own… that also turns into a towel:


DIY Miniature Succulent Garden

Plant a charming little desert landscape. Succulent gardener Jeanne Meadow of Fallbrook, California, delights in composing miniature gardens. This one, accessorized with itty-bitty wrought-iron furnishings, is inspired by her own garden. Jeanne advises to keep scale and proportion in mind and take care not to overdo it with the accessories. "Less is more," she says. Spray the composition with water lightly once a week during warm months and twice a month in winter. Place in bright shade and provide good air circulation. Protect from strong sunlight and heavy rain.