Category Archives: Crafting From Your Stockpile

This shows you some crafting projects that I’ve done using items that I’ve gotten dirt cheap or free from using coupons. I’ve decorated my house using items like melted crayons, toilet paper rolls, toothpaste containers, dental floss and more!

Easy DIY Homemade Lemon Poppy Seed Soap Recipe

Easy DIY Homemade Lemon Poppy Seed Soap Recipe

Here is one homemade gift idea that is easy, and is guaranteed to be loved by its recipient: Easy DIY Homemade Lemon Poppy Seed Soap Recipe. This soap is so pretty and it smells absolutely amazing. (you’ll have to tell everyone that it is soap so they don’t think its candy and eat it!) This surprisingly… Continue Reading

Easy DIY Homemade Melt & Pour Rose Soap with Glycerin & Goats Milk

Easy DIY Homemade Melt & Pour Rose Soap with Glycerin & Goats Milk

I’ve been having so much fun making different varieties of easy DIY homemade melt and pour soaps and wanted to create one for the Valentine’s Day season. When I found a bottle of Rose Absolute essential oil, I knew this was the next scent I wanted to try. If you’ve never tried making your own… Continue Reading

4 Tips on How To Redecorate Farmhouse Style On A Budget

4 Tips on How To Redecorate Farmhouse Style On A Budget

Farmhouse style decor is everywhere right now.  I myself live on a dirt road in rural upstate NY, and love anything “country,” so I’m in love with this current trend!  But I’m pretty sure whether you live on a dirt road or in a suburban cal de sac, Joanna Gaine’s farmhouse style has become the… Continue Reading

Homemade Rosemary Citrus Goat’s Milk Soap Recipe with Free Printable Soap Labels

Homemade Rosemary Citrus Goat’s Milk Soap Recipe with Free Printable Soap Labels

Close your eyes, and imagine inhaling fresh rosemary combined with lemon and orange zest.  Sounds amazing, right? Today, I’ll show you how to capture that perfect blend of aromas into homemade rosemary citrus goat’s milk soap bars. Never made homemade soap before? That’s okay. It’s a lot easier than you might think! What You’ll Need… Continue Reading

Easy Melt & Pour Orange Creamsicle Soap Recipe

Easy Melt & Pour Orange Creamsicle Soap Recipe

I’ve been having so much fun making different varieties of easy melt and pour soaps and wanted to create one had a more unique scent that previous ones I had made (like lavender or rose.) I already had orange essential oil, and I wanted to experiment with what I had in my spice cabinet.  So I got… Continue Reading

Easy Melt & Pour Lavender & Rose Soap with Gold Mica Powder

Easy Melt & Pour Lavender & Rose Soap with Gold Mica Powder

I’ve been having so much fun making different varieties of easy melt & pour soaps and wanted to create one combing both rose and lavender, with some gold mica powder. Since I found a bottle of Rose Absolute essential oil, I have been experimenting with different soaps using it (see the plain rose soap tutorial… Continue Reading

Frugal Decoration Ideas | Shabby Chic Display Shelf Makeover

Frugal Decoration Ideas | Shabby Chic Display Shelf Makeover

Does anyone have an old and outdated display or knick knack shelf laying around?  If not – head to a local thrift store, and I bet it wouldn’t be too hard to find one for a dirt cheap price! I had the one pictured above sitting in a pile in the storage area of my… Continue Reading

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