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DIY No Sew Turkey Shirt

I was totally inspired when I saw this turkey shirt by Artsy Fartsy Mama on Throwback Thursday, I knew I just had to make one of my own for the kiddos. I knew I wanted to give it a little touch, my own personal accent, if you will. But I didn’t know how far I’d [...]

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DIY Soy Candles - an Easy and a Great Gift!

I love burning candles around the house. I like to see what new kinds of fragrances there are out there. Really good long burning candles like soy candles are expensive. Finding ones that are super “smelly” as my granddaughter would put it is hard to find too. This year I wanted to [...]

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Dollar Craft: Halloween Wreath

So admittedly, I don’t like wreaths. I like looking at other people’s gorgeous wreaths and think they look beautiful on doors, but I am just not a wreath person. However, I decided to make an exception for my favorite holiday, Halloween! While others look forward to making Christmas ornaments, I have always been excited about making [...]

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Drab to Fab: Chevron Burlap Lamp

In my opinion, the easiest and my favorite item to update or up-cycle is an outdated and/or drab lamp. It is amazing what a beautiful pop of color paired with a sensational lampshade will do for any room. For instance, this Chevron Burlap Lamp. I learn something new with each project. This time, I realized [...]

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"Drifting Without an Anchor" - Mental Illness From the Other Side

My husband is lost inside an empty shell of himself. He suffers from mental illness which is still taboo. People look down upon people like him. He was diagnosed with bipolar disorder as a child and since he has gone for so long not being medicated, it has only gotten worse. He is now in [...]

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The Easiest Fudge You’ll Ever Make

Do you love fudge? I know our family does! We all have a little bit of a sweet tooth and nothing quite fills it like some delicious, creamy fudge. The only problem is, fudge seems like such a pain to make. I don’t want to get the pots and pans out, double boilers, and everything [...]

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Easy Burlap Candle Wax Potpourri Sachet Bags and More

Potpourri bags are great homemade gift. They make nice stocking stuffer ideas or a secret Santa gift. Most are easy and inexpensive to make. I have put together some different potpourri packaging ideas and thrown in some quick ways to make potpourri. Burlap Candle Wax Potpourri Bags: Instead of throwing away almost used up container candles [...]

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Easy DIY Brooch Cabinet or Drawer Knobs

Recently, I up-cycled a laminate entertainment center with DVD shelf into something a bit more colorful and useful for our living room. Here are before and after pictures:While working on the piece, I needed a simple and inexpensive knob for the door. During a recent trip to the local Habitat ReStore Center (awesome [...]

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Free Christmas Printables

December is the month of Printables at My Personal Accent! If you have a request, please leave it in the comments and I will get it posted for you! Don't miss our Free Printable Christmas Coloring Sheets too. The previews below have watermarks on them but the actual downloadable image does not. Included for each image is [...]

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Free Printable Christmas Coloring Sheets

Welcome to the month of Printables! All month long we will have great Christmas printables for you absolutely free. So please bookmark us or join our mailing list to stay up to date! This week we bring you free Christmas Coloring Sheets for your kids (or you. I love coloring. Don't judge.) We have over 20 [...]

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