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Quick Stamped Handmade Cards DIY

Quick Stamped Handmade Cards DIY I have always love crafting, but handmade cards hold a place in my heart. I don't make them as much as I used to...and they are always much more simplified than my cards of the past. But I love making simple, quick cards. Plus, learn how to make your own envelopes- -perfect for cards this size! Make them match like stunning stationery! These handmade cards are easy to send through the mail, as they do not require any additional postage and do not need to be "hand canceled". Perfect for sending to a friend as a pick-me-up during this unusual year. Supplies Needed: Rubber Stamps and Ink or Floral Scrapbook Paper Black Folded Cards White Cardstock White Paper Liners Paper Cutter Tombow MONO Adhesive Start by designing your paper. Fill the paper with Rubber Stamped images...or save time by using a patterned scrapbook paper . Then cut the paper into quarters with a paper cutter. I love

S'mores Bars Summertime Treat Recipe

S'mores Bars Summertime Treat Recipe Summertime is the best for late night campfires and roasting marshmallows. That yummy, sugary and totally sticky smore is what Summer childhood memories are made of. Make a S'mores bar that's easy to take to a party, have on a hot day without the fire. The best part is the recipe is so easy! I love how these delights turned out--I love S'mores cereal, so I knew it would be good. Ingredients Needed for S'mores Bars: 12 oz. S'mores Cereal 1/2 Cup Butter 7 oz. Marshmallow Creme Begin by pouring the entire 12.25 oz box of cereal in a large mixing bowl. Melt the butter and marshmallow creme in a sauce pan on the stove until melted and creamy. Then pour the buttery marshmallow creme mixture on the cereal and stir until well combined. Press the mixture into a glass baking dish (9x13) and let them cool completely. Then cut into squares and enjoy! Super simple, right!? Like

Porch Swing Makeover with DIY Patio Garden Hacks

Porch Swing Makeover with DIY Patio Garden Hacks!  Today I am sharing some of our fun DIY projects in the yard! 5 of them, plus all the tips and tricks I can think of. This is the perfect time of year to spruce up the outdoors and add that much needed oasis to your home. We bought our house 4.5 years ago and love it. It's changed a lot since day one...but nothing more than our yard. We get lots of attention from our yard... Most of our yard is rock. The front is xeriscape with drought resistant plants. There's lots of mulch, logs, and clover. We have a few grow boxes and grapevines growing on the fence.  We have a private road next to our house, which gets a surprising amount of car and foot traffic...so we basically have 3 front yards, instead of a super private backyard. It's got pros and cons about it...but it's our life--and I love it. Our covered patio is where we live outside during the nice days of the year. We eat meals outside daily. We