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A fast, easy DIY present idea.
Day Planner Hack

    Sometimes we love someone so much we want to buy them the greatest present in the world.  But sometimes we don’t have enough money for that and also we remember how they once said our hair looked bad […]

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The Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  Unless you have  no idea what you’re going to buy people, in which case it’s the most not wonderful time of the year.  The presents.  It’s always the presents.  You want something […]

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The Art of Building a Blogging Career.
Introducing my online Video Course!

For someone who is a professional blogger  introducing you to her new video course on how to turn your blog into a business it’s pretty hilarious that I’ve been staring at this screen for 20 minutes with no clue as to […]

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I’ve been Etsy-fried.

The Art of Doing Stuff is now on Etsy. I am not designing things. I am not making things. I am not selling things. I am curating things. Etsy recently started an invitation only holiday gift guide program. They’ve invited […]

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DIY Egg Holder.Rustic or ModernGreat Last Minute DIY Gift!

One of the biggest issues I had when I first got chickens was where to put the eggs.  You may remember there was a bit of a debate about whether I needed to keep them in the fridge or not. […]

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Wrap it Up!
This year’s wrapping plus a tag download

O.K.  Fair warning.  The writing portion of these posts is going to get shorter and shorter the closer we get to Christmas.  Even though I got everything done I wanted to by the Christmas Pledge deadline I’m still screwed. I […]

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Lumberjack Sack!
$4 DIY Shopping Bag

  You might remember a while ago I did a post on how to make t-shirt shopping bags.  If you’re looking for a quick and easy Christmas/Hanukah/Kwanza/Saw my first Snowflake in the shape of The Fonz, you should give them […]

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Mason Jar Christmas Tree!
The DIY you’ve waited a year for.

    Around this time last year I posted a Christmas House Tour of my home that featured a DIY I came up with using a few supplies from the Dollar Store and … the ever popular mason jar.  I […]

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Embroidery Hoop Dreams.
Easy DIY Gift/Wall Art

  I went on my very first “Art Crawl” this summer.  I was delighted to find out that actual crawling was not required.  Totally optional. I wasn’t worried for myself so much as my mother.  I’m happy to crawl around […]

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Board Butter!
To Nourish Your Wood Goods.

A few months ago I showed you how to quickly clean up your wooden kitchen tools with a swipe of olive oil.  At the time I promised to show you a better, (and more time consuming) way of doing it. […]

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Quick & Easy DIY mini Chalkboards

Thanksgiving has come and gone in Canada but I am reminded of it daily during the morning disagreement between my jeans and my thighs. If I was so inclined I could shut my jeans up by taking up some form […]

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$10 Emergency Hostess Gift!!

There’s still a couple of weeks left in the holiday season and I’m going to milk everything out of it that I can. I wish it were Christmas every month.  There’s no shortage of post ideas, that’s for sure.  You […]

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