DIY Easy Children’s Gift Idea

December 18, 2011 by · 2 Comments
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I am not sure if I have ever mentioned it before but I have 7 nieces and nephews, 6 of which are under the age of 6.  So when Christmas time comes around I have to be creative in order to stay within my overall Christmas budget.  This year staying within my budget is especially important since we have our own little one on the way.  With the exception of my niece Kaitlyn who is a bit older than the others, I decided to get everyone else the same thing this...

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DIY Gift Ideas: Decoupage Coasters

December 3, 2010 by · 6 Comments
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Christmas is in 22 days, so I have decided to get started making gifts.  Of course I can't tell you who will receive this lovely present but I can share with you guys how to make these easy DIY Decoupage coasters (Thanks for the idea Nikki). Supplies Needed: 4" x 4" tiles (I used 10 tiles to make 2 sets of 5) Paper Mod Podge Bone Folder (Optional but it is helpful to smooth out any bubbles under the images) 1 roll of 1/16" thick cork (Available at craft stores and most hardware stores) Spray Adhesive sheet music, vintage images, scrapbook paper or wallpaper Minwax Polycrylic Protective...

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