Homemade Simple and all things DIY

Bottle Cork Planters

My husband and I moved back to our old stomping grounds to buy an old farmhouse and fix it up. We’ve been keeping an eye for just the right property (we looked at two today) for our family to live in. Don’t get your hopes up — we haven’t found the right one yet. But I know it’s close.

So close that I started a Pinterest board devoted to my dreams of fixing up an old farmhouse. It’s got my ideas for homemade + DIY projects. Home decor, renovations, fun little organizing tips…

Straw Holiday Wreath

The cutest whimsical wreath you'll see this winter and SUPER easy!

Hello Homegrown & Healthy blog friends! It’s Amy over from Delineate Your Dwelling.  I’m so excited to be able to share with you my “Straw Holiday Wreath”.  This is the most inexpensive and easy crafts ever to dress up your home for the upcoming Winter season. This project is so simple.  First I gathered my supplies…. 

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Garden-fresh herbal mask

Ditch the chemicals and make your own easy DIY mask!

Yogurt contains lactic acid which can help to exfoliate and smooth out your skin. It’s naturally anti-fungal and anti-bacterial, making it great for acne prone skin. It’s also cool and soothing, so dry or damaged skin will appreciate the benefits. Combining yogurt with your favorite fresh herbs will create a custom mask that’ll nourish all… 

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Making memories with DIY portraits

Photography tips: Making memories with DIY portraits

Every year my inlaws request the same exact thing from us: photos of the kids.  And every year that’s what they get. At this point Tiny Prints and I are becoming pretty good friends. And so are the local photographers and I. (The picture below was taken from my friends at Swartz Photography, then I customized it… 

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Chamomile infused toner

Hooray for DIY skincare! This chamomile toner is super easy from http://homegrownandhealthy.com

  After cleansing your skin an important step is to use toner. These concoctions are used to smooth skin, moisture, and cause the openings of your pores to restrict and become smaller. The ingredients help to remove an excess residue left over after cleaning. Often shelves are lined with alcohol-based toners, but we DIYers know… 

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