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How to Make Homemade Vanilla Extract – Holiday Gift Recipe Tutorial

A perfect tutorial for the holidays, this step-by-step video will guide you through the process of making your own gourmet vanilla extract! Check out the video tutorial here: $40 for 1/2 a pound of beans + $20 for 1/2 gallon

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How to Carve an Artificial Pumpkin Jackolantern – DiY Halloween Tutorial

I love carving jackolanterns for Halloween, but I hate watching them rot and then throwing them away. So now I always carve artificial pumpkins, and then I get to keep them forever *echo* ever-ever-ever! Here’s my tutorial for carving your

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How To Make a Bag with a Zipper – Sewing Tutorial

You guys have begged and begged, and it only took me five years to put together an updated version of my original bag tutorial that shows how to add a zipper. Since you waited so patiently, I’ll show you how

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DiY a Weaving Loom with Cardboard and Bamboo

Let’s take a moment to talk about MacGyvering. If you’re a child of the 80’s like me, then this term probably requires little explanation. For everyone else, allow me to elaborate. Have you ever been in a pickle (and I

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Ring around the rosie

Two of my favorite flowers are blooming right now: lupine and columbine. I started both of these plants as seeds in my first Winter Sowing experiment a few years ago. I didn’t get any blooms the first year, as expected.

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Howdy, I'm Lex! I'm a craft addict & fashion designer.
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