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Coastal Rope Tray

This coastal rope tray will fit in perfectly in your home in the summer or with a beach theme. Make this with Dollar Tree items easy, adorable, and budget-friendly!

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Quick Summer Vignette & Lamp Update

Summer is almost here so you need to plan out your summer decor. I will show you how to put together a beautiful & quick summer vignette.

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Rope Placemat for a Summer Tablescape

Make these rope placemats to dress up your dining room this summer. They are cheap & easy to make & bring the beach to you!

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You’re the Star Blog Hop

You’re the Star Blog Hop is a weekly link party for bloggers to share their posts & ideas. If you aren’t a blogger, you still get great ideas and entertainment. Visit other sites to for inspiration & make a few new friends along the way.

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Happiness is Homemade

Join us in our link party Happiness is Homemade. Share & get new ideas each week. Submit DIYs, home decor, recipes, etc. Any family friendly posts.

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DIY Summer Rope Coasters

Make beachy summer rope coasters for $1! They go great with any summer decor. I have made a few nautical decor pieces so far, and these go perfect with all of them.

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Beach wreath, grapevine form, robin's egg blue satin ribbon wound around, navy satin ribbon at the top with a small seashell in the middle of the bow. Galvanized silver word "home" in the middle of the wreath.

Nautical Beach Wreath

Make this nautical beach wreath for your home this summer. The original wreath $108 from Pottery Barn. You can make this beautiful whitewashed grapevine wreath for $15! Add glass gems and seashells for the perfect summer decor.

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Nautical Mirrors

Make these beautiful nautical mirrors to add to your home this summer. They are being sold in home decor stores for $114 & up! Make your own for $2-$4!

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Traffic Jam Weekend 277

Welcome to Traffic Jam Weekend! This is a link party for you to share your older posts to bring new viewers to your site. Get some new ideas and help other bloggers bring new readers to their site. If you’re not a blogger, check out all of the amazing ideas you can implement in your own home. The link party begins Thursday at 5pm every week.

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Summer Lantern Decor

Lanterns are the perfect decor piece to have. You can change them up for every time of the year. This summer lantern gives you ideas for your own!

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Completed nautical initial K.

Nautical Initial

It’s time to spruce your home a bit for summer, so make this adorable nautical initial. You can add it anywhere, a shelf, on the wall, to a wreath, etc! It is versatile & easy!

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Cover of my prayer journal. A pink notebook with "Always be joyful" written in gold.

Prayer Journal

Making a prayer journal is so easy! Read my post to find out how to make one. You can make it as plain or elaborate as you’d like.

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You’re the Star Blog Hop

Join us for You’re the Star Blog Hop. Share your blog posts with us in this link party. Gain an audience who have never seen you before, check out others’ posts & like & comment on them. If you’re not a blogger that’s great too. Find a ton of ideas & creativity from the posts linked here. It’s open from Sundays to Thursdays, so get to linking and make sure to come back each week to post again!

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Happiness is Homemade

Welcome to Happiness is Homemade link party! Each week we choose five posts to be featured on all six of your lovely hostesses’ websites. Share your posts with us, visit other bloggers, gain more creativity, and make some friends along the way!

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for the Tech Mom

Check out these 5 tech gift ideas for Mother’s Day, If your mom (or you) love keeping up to date with latest gadgets and electronics, these are perfect gift ideas for her! Leave this page up on your computer as a hint to the hubby and kids! This is part of the blogger’s A to Z Challenge.

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Vinyl monogram applied to a blue hairbrush.

Hairbrush Vinyl Monogram

Use this step by step tutorial to create a vinyl monogram using your Cricut. It’s quick and easy, & it looks great on everything! I show you how to apply it to your hairbrush. This post is part of the blogger’s A to Z Challenge; letter H for hairbrush.

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Nautical Glass Gem Topiary

This nautical topiary is the perfect piece to add to your home for summer or a nautical themed room. It’s cheap, easy, and pretty! This post is for a blogger competition called A to Z Challenge for the letter G. #AtoZChallenge #DIYhomedecor #DIYsummerdecor #nauticalDIY

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nautical candleholder graphic

Nautical Candleholder from a Flower Pot Tutorial

Summer is on its way, so get ready by making this DIY nautical candleholder. It’s beautiful, easy, & made of $3 of items from Dollar Tree.

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address envelopes with a Cricut

Envelopes: How to address them with a Cricut

In this tutorial I will give you a step by step tutorial on how to address envelopes with a Cricut. They will look neat & elegant, & it’s easy!

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You’re the Star Blog Hop

We’d love you to share your blog posts with us in You’re the Star Blog Hop. Each week you have a chance to have your post featured for that week. Share your projects, gain more viewers, get inspired, and meet some friends along the way!

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Happiness is Homemade

Happiness is Homemade is a weekly link party where you share your ideas and visit blogs to get inspiration. It runs from Suday to Thurday. You can check out my posts from last week as well. Stop by weekly to share your ideas & meet new friends on the way!

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Dollar Tree Cricut Sign Tutorial

Use this step-by-step tutorial to make a sign with a Cricut and a Dollar Tree sign. If you’re new to the Cricut, this sign is a great start! It’s budget-friendly, which is good when you’re new to the machine.

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Hung wall art refab centered by two shutters.

Wall Art Re-fab

Let me show you how to purchase home decor clearance items, and re-fab them to match your home! Decorate your home on a budget!

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Happiness is Homemade

Read this week’s Happiness is Homemade where we have 5 new features! Check out the posts and submit your own for next week!

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Easter Tablescape

My Easter tablescape will inspire & show you that you can make a beautiful table setting even with a tight budget!

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Happiness is Homemade

Happiness is Homemade is a link party where you can share your creativity with the world. Each week 5 posts will be chosen as featured posts for the next week. Have a good time, mingle, and share your ideas with others!

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DIY Spring Wreath and Wood Bead Garland

This spring wreath and wood bead garland are great to add a little farmhouse and Easter to your home. It’s budget-friendly & beautiful! It does double-duty as a wreath and a garland!

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Happiness is Homemade Link Party

Welcome to Happiness Is Homemade Party Saint Patrick’s Day is just a few days away, so I let’s check out a few more St. Paddy’s Day ideas.  Let’s start with my favorite part of the link party, which is the list of featured posts! Creative and wonderful projects that I’ve noticed. Therefore, please visit each…

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DIY Dollar Tree Spring Wreath

With this tutorial make a beautiful Dollar Tree spring wreath using only items from there! You will love how this grapevine wreath looks in your home! This is our Designing Devotion so read to the end! We will discuss how Jesus longs to hold us close to Him.

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Moss Covered Bunny Tutorial

This moss covered bunny is an adorable edition to your spring & Easter decor! It’s pretty easy to make, and it will only cost you $2!

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Hi, I’m Niki. I am the wife of a detective and mother to two gorgeous children and one bonus child. I am a child of God through my Savior, Jesus. I love to write and do all things DIY. Being able to share those things with you is a blessing.

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