DIY Finger Knit Scarf

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  How to knit a scarf just using your fingers!  Guest Post by Jamie Winter is coming and I think we have all learned from the brutal winter we had last year that you can never have too many scarves. If you don't have the budget to buy your scarves, don't worry...you can make your own! Don't knit? That is totally OK because you don't need to know how to knit. … [Read more...]

DIY Ladybug Planter Yard Art

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Every gardener knows the superstition that seeing a ladybug will bring good luck. It is hardly surprising that these beautiful creatures are so welcome in the landscape: one ladybug will eat thousands of bugs that harm vegetables and flowers. Their stylish coats- bright red wings with distinctive black dots- charm both young and old alike. You don’t have to rely on Mother … [Read more...]

DIY Air Freshener

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Reaching for a store-bought air freshener is an easy way to cover up unwanted smells and odors but it might not be the healthiest and most economical way. Many commercial deodorizers contain chemicals that can actually contribute to unhealthy indoor air. We want to share with you a homemade air freshener that is not only environmentally friendly and inexpensive to make, but can … [Read more...]

A Craft Project to Dress Up Your Flower Pots

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By Lily Doe If you are looking for a fun and frugal way to dress up your yard, look no further than these bouncy ball mushrooms. With just a few supplies from your dollar store, you can make these whimsical mushrooms perfect for tucking into your flower pots and flower beds. They only take minutes to make, and children will love this craft as will adults. Take a … [Read more...]

Happy Halloween! The Making Of The Robot Costume

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I am surprised by the quality and affordability of store-bought costumes. The costumes of today are more realistic than what used to be available. After Halloween, the leftovers at the 50% off (or better) sales make wonderful clothes for playing dress-up. Lilyjr and her friends always have fun pulling out the tote of costumes. It is a good idea to double up on the favorites so … [Read more...]

How To Make Soap Out Of Porridge And Milk

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By Maria Oats are long since used by people both for food and for the preparation of cosmetics. Oats contain amino acids, vitamins and micro cells that are needed by the body to humidify, regenerate and nourish skin. Porridge may be unusual as a skin care product however it is preferred to be used since it is suitable for care of any type of skin. Many cosmetic companies … [Read more...]

Crafty Gift Wrapping Ways

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By Crafty Wrapper When I was asked to write about my “Crafty Gift Wrapping Ways,” I must say my head got really, really big. I was super excited that someone thought it was worthwhile to write about. To me, a pretty package means much more than just what’s inside. No matter how big, small, expensive or inexpensive the gift is, a pretty package will certainly be noticed. It … [Read more...]

Fun Easy Halloween Crafts

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How frightening!  Halloween is right around the corner and who has loads of extra time to make the midweek holiday Spooktactular? Not you? You are not alone!  Here at the Imperfect Women headquarters we are always brainstorming trying to come up with ways to make the holidays fun and stress free. While easy is a prerequisite we also want it to look like Martha Stewart … [Read more...]

The Season For Quilting

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By Snickers As the first day of fall appeared on the calendar, right on cue the cool weather temps did too! Cool temperatures have hit the Midwest with frost nipping at our heels. The leaves are showing their beautiful colors of orange, yellows, and reds and have started to fall. In a couple of months or less, snow will put a blanket on us letting us know that we need to let … [Read more...]

Craft Your Holiday Gifts And Save Money!

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How to make your Holiday gifts a little more personal and save money! By Jen @craftymomof3 I am not sure about every one else, but this Christmas I seem to be out of ideas. For some reason everything seems really commercial to me. I really wanted to save money because the budget is REALLY tight this year and I wanted to make something that has more of a personal touch to … [Read more...]