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Distressed Wood Shelf Tutorial

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We needed a shelf over the TV for decor so I went to Hobby Lobby and found a plain wooden shelf for about $15. The shelf I bought looked too plani for my liking so I decided to give it a distressed look. Here is how I did it.

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No-Sew T-Shirt Headband Tutorial

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I’ve been seeing that a recent trend for headbands have multi-straps and knots. I love to upcycle and refashion things, so I thought I’d give it a go.

To see how to make Tshirt flowers to add to the headband, view that tutorial here

It ended up being super easy. Here is how I did it.

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Salt Dough Ornaments

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Amelia loves to make salt dough ornaments and it’s SUPER easy and fun!

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Ingredients:

2 cups of flour

1 cup of salt

1 cup of water

Mix ingredients, roll it out, and cut your shapes. Be sure to poke a hole for the string or hook.

Bake at 200 degrees for 3 hours or until dry or golden.

Let them cool then paint and hang!!

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Rein-Beers –Reindeer Bottles

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For a Christmas present I decided to get creative. I used to live with guys and what better present than a pack of their favorite beer? So I decided to make it festive!

Materials

Pack of favorite bottled drink (can be soda or beer!)

Brown pipe cleaners

Google eyes

Red pom pom ball

Hot glue gun

Instructions

Take a brown pipe cleaning and fold it in half then wrap it around the top of the bottle

Cut small pieces of the pipe cleaner and twist those around the tops to add more points to the antlers

Glue two eyes to the neck of the bottle

Glue a red pom pom as the nose

Add a tag and a bow.

And HO HO HO!! Merry Christmas! Rein-beer delivery!!!