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    Mastering Your Cricut: Part I | Tools

    So you just got a Cricut for Christmas & you're probably thinking, "How on Earth do I use this bad boy?! Why can't I figure this out?! OMG. I JUST WANT IT TO CUT, DAMNIT!" Don't worry, we all start there! Unless you're some kind of super human, then we don't want to be friends with you. KIDDING! But really. I sat watching YouTube videos for hours, days, weeks. I still watch videos about how to use my Cricut, so don't feel like you're alone in this. In case you're just looking for a quick how-to, this is your place!

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    Bowl Cozy Tutorial + Free Pattern

    As promised, I'm going to teach you how to sew a bowl cozy! In our previous post, we went over sewing basics, which includes everything, well maybe not everything, but a lot you'll need to begin sewing. This pattern is great for beginners! It helps you practice sewing in straight lines and teaches you about sewing right sides together. Need more sewing beginner basics? Check out our Sewing 101 post!

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    Sewing 101 | The Basics

    Sewing is so in! I am so fortunate to have a grandma that sews and was more than willing to teach me when I asked.If you don't have anyone around to teach you the basics, but really want to learn how to sew, you're in luck!

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    DIY Hack: Up-Cycle Your Old Candles

    Candles give me such a sense of calm and relaxation. Have you ever had that one candle you love to burn, but you don’t want to burn the wick to the end because you won’t be able to smell it ever again? I have! It’s my favorite Target candle… it smells just like early June. Can early June even have a smell? Trust me, I’m pretty certain it does! It smells like fresh picked peonies — my favorite flower of all time — with just a touch of magnolia. It smells absolutely beautiful. I have to admit, my pumpkin pecan waffle candle is a close favorite, it smells delicious. You’re…

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    5 Must Haves for Cutting Your Own Flowers

    I’ve always bought pre-cut flowers from local markets, grocery stores and flower stands, but I’ve never cut and arranged my own. When my mom told me about a local dahlia farm that was doing “fill a bucket for $15” for Labor Day and I knew I couldn’t resist!I went in blind, not knowing a thing about cutting flowers, but now that I’ve gone, here are five of my must have things for cutting all the pretty florals & arranging them when you get home!  This post contains affiliate links — Please see my disclosure page for more information 1. Boots, Boots, Boots! I can’t say enough how important it is…

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