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New Year Chalkboard Sign

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American Flag Made From Pallet Boards

I had some leftover pieces of pallet boards from this and this project, and decided to put the scraps together to make an American Flag. I grabbed a bunch of pieces that were the same thickness and cut them all … Continue reading

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Easy Wall Art – Framed First Day Covers

My grandma had a box full of postal first day covers from the 40s and 50s that were just sitting in a box for the past few decades so I decided to frame a few for some cheap artwork. I … Continue reading

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Growing Your Own Wheatgrass Centerpieces

I’ve seen lots of pictures of beautiful wheatgrass centerpieces like this: source and this: source and I had a few galvanized metal containers I picked up in the dollar section at Target so I decided to use them to try … Continue reading

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Pallet Wood Wall Art

I had some leftover pieces of pallet wood from this project¬†so I decided to make another sign with it. I stained the wood then did a little bit of sanding once it was dried. The words I chose – “Hope … Continue reading

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Sign Made from Pallet Wood

My dad brought home some old pallets to cut up for fire wood… … but I took a few pieces and decided to make a sign. I followed these awesome instructions¬†which involve printing out the lettering, scribbling on the back … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar

My sister was looking on pinterest for some Christmas decorating ideas a few weeks ago and ran across this awesome Christmas advent calendar: Source She decided to make her own version and bought a set of Christmas themed scrapbooking paper … Continue reading

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Magnetic Chalkboards and Scrabble Magnets

Over the summer I picked up some frames from garage sales for a few dollars all for the purpose of turning them into chalkboards. So now, several months later, I finally got around to making those chalkboards. My dad helped … Continue reading

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Chalkboard Contact Paper

I’m in the process of making some chalkboards with magnetic primer and chalkboard paint, but in the meantime I also decided to make some with this super cool chalkboard contact paper you can buy here for just $8.49. You may … Continue reading

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Chalkboards, Chalkboards, and More Chalkboards!

Who doesn’t love a good chalkboard? Lately, I’m feeling inspired by the bazillions of DIY projects out there that involve chalkboards. For example: Source Source Source Source You can see more great chalkboard ideas here. I made myself a magnetic … Continue reading

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