Mason Jar Picnic

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dollar General. All opinions are 100% mine.

Spring is the perfect time to get outdoors and enjoy the weather. Bring along a mason jar picnic for a quick and inexpensive way to have some fun. When Dollar General asked me to write this post on spring picnic ideas the ease of mason jars came to my mind first. You can find the jars and everything else you need for this fun picnic right at your local Dollar General store. Now that is convenient y’all!

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Cleaning Outdoor Cushions

 Make cleaning outdoor cushions part of your spring cleaning routine.  I was asked by BISSELL to try out a carpet cleaner and I was shocked at all of the jobs it was able to do around our home.  Cleaning outdoor cushions is just part of the cleaning fun I have had around here y’all.  Don’t forget to scroll all the way to the bottom of this post to learn how to win a BISSELL carpet cleaner of your very own!

    How to clean outdoor cushions -- don't forget your outdoor cushions when spring cleaning.  Follow this how to guide. 

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Recycled Tin Can Herb Planter plus Printable Herb Markers

 Grab some tin cans and make this recycled tin can herb planter.  I also have free printable herb markers you can print on labels below.  This post is sponsored by Online Labels however all projects and opinions are my own.  This is part of a recycled quick crafts series as well.  If you have missed any of the projects this week be sure to check out the posts from day 1 and day 2.  Then scroll all the way to the bottom of this post for the projects from today.

Turn recycled tin cans into a fabulous herb planter with this tutorial. Includes printable herb plant markers as well. Makes a great gift for any gardener! [Read more…]

Glass Etched Mason Jar Lanterns

 Time for another mason jar wedding idea.  These glass etched mason jar lanterns will look gorgeous hanging around your wedding.  Plus anyone can make these y’all!  Don’t forget that it is mason jar wedding week.  I am joining with 4 other bloggers to bring you an idea every day.  Scroll to the bottom of this post to see today’s fabulous ideas from the other bloggers. 

Glass etched mason jar lanterns -- perfect for weddings and so easy to make!  I had no idea they made etching cream that you could re-use over and over!     

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Herb Kit Gift in a Jar

 Give a herb kit gift in a jar this Valentine’s Day or for any holiday.  This is great for any guy or gal who loves to cook or garden or both!  You can find the chalkboard themed craft supplies for this one at the Target One Spot this season.   Y’all be sure to grab them all before they are sold out!

Herb Kit Gift in a Jar -- give a mini herb kit to the one you love on Valentine's Day or any holiday! Everyone loves a gift in a mason jar!

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Paper Lantern Hanging Ghosts

 Okay.  I love Halloween.  I love decorating for Halloween.  I love creeping out the neighbors.  I am that girl.  If you are too, you will want to follow along as I create some paper lantern hanging ghosts below and show you how to hang them.  Hanging them should be easy right?  It is now!  This post is brought to you by 3M Command products new outdoor product line and let me tell you I am thrilled.  I can now dress up my outdoor areas as must as I want then take it down at the end of the season without damaging any surfaces.

Paper Lantern Hanging Ghosts -- add these inexpensive Halloween decorations to your outdoor decor in just a few minutes! [Read more…]

Outdoor Halloween Decor #dollargeneral

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dollar General for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.

I love using outdoor Halloween decor to make a super spooky entry for any trick or treaters.  A huge thank you to Dollar General for sponsoring this post and allowing me to shop their amazing store for my supplies.  You can get all of your supplies at Dollar General as well to make your front entry look just like mine.  Super spooky with a little bit of blood as well.  Scare the little goblins this year with these fun ideas.

Outdoor Halloween Decor -- get ideas for decorating your porch for Halloween including a bloody doormat that you can make yourself!

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5 S’mores Recipes

Start a bonfire and try one of my five s’mores recipes tonight.  You know you want some of delicious variations on the traditional s’more.  These are so simple to make that you can try all of the recipes in a s’mores tasting party.  Of course you can just put the ingredients for one of these out next to the traditional version if you are feeling a little less adventurous.  

S'mores 5 Ways -- five fun ways to enjoy s'mores outdoors or even inside!

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Make your own Ring Toss Game

 You can make your own ring toss game for fun with adults and kids.  Grab some wood trays and decorative bottles to make this fun game at home.  This one can be played indoors or out so be sure to make your own today as those dreary days of winter are ahead.  This one was first posted over at the Darice blog but I thought y’all might enjoy it as well.

  Make your own ring toss game -- a fun outdoor game that you can make for your kids.


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Crate Tables FOUR Ways

 I have been in love with the idea of creating crate tables.  Crates are readily available now and are super sturdy.  Lets put them to the test and create four ways to use them for side tables….indoors or out!  These four ideas are just the beginning.  What other way can you think of to use crates for furniture?  It is such a great look and super inexpensive.  This post was first posted over at the Darice blog as part of my design team status but I am sharing it here in case you missed it. 

Crate Side Tables Four Ways -- four ways to use crates to create side tables indoors or out!

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