April 14, 2014
by Rebecca
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Strong Origami with Mod Podge

Use Mod Podge to Make Your Origami More Sturdy

Making Your Origami Last Longer

Last year I made a post about making origami stronger by dipping it in Polycrylic. If you do not have Polycrylic or simply prefer not to use it, Mod Podge is a nice alternative. Mod Podge is non-toxic so it might be the better choice is you have young kids or curious pets.

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April 7, 2014
by Rebecca
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Home Repair & Remodel Tips: Preparation

Home Repair and Remodel Tips: Prepare

Tips for a Home Repair & Remodeling

Nobody wants to think about household emergencies, but sadly they come up when least expected. Nothing is going to make a burst pipe, a fire, or other disaster fun, but there are things you can do beforehand to make the aftermath less stressful. These tips work even better for remodeling without a deadline.

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March 31, 2014
by Rebecca
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Transfer Pictures to Wood

Transfer Pictures to Wood with Mod Podge

Easy (and Cheap) Transformation

I have seen a number of tutorials for transferring printed pictures to wood. There are a number of different methods, but as I already have Mod Podge available I decided to test whether it would work as a transfer medium.

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March 24, 2014
by Rebecca
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5 Green Tips for Cleaning and Beauty

5 Green Tips

Still Green

St. Patrick’s Day is over, but it is still a good idea to go green. Below are five suggestions for cleaning and beauty solutions that are more natural.

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March 17, 2014
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Printable Celtic Designs: St. Patrick’s Day

Printable Small Celtic Knots

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day I decided to post another printable page of Celtic designs.

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March 10, 2014
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Lenten Observances: The Little Things

Lenten Observances: The Little Things

Lenten Observances

When I was a kid Lent was about giving up soda or gum, but Lenten observances do not need to resemble a laundry list. Lenten Observances are one of the Christian traditions that continues to be popular even among people who are not religious. All of us have things we could improve about ourselves. Forty days is long enough to start to change a habit, but no so long as to be overwhelming.

Lenten observances are personal. I do not know your life situation. The suggestions below are to help get the ideas flowing. I would love to hear from others what they do for Lent.

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March 5, 2014
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Printable Celtic Designs: The Sequel

Printable Celtic Designs
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In honor of Saint Patrick’s Day I decided to make more printable Celtic designs. I used an outline font so these designs also work as coloring book pages.

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