Easy DIY Body Wash

Beautiful and Easy DIY bodywash. Create your own color and scent! | saynotsweetanne.com | #beauty #craft #gift

Bath time has become an amazing restorative exercise for me lately. I lounge away in the hot water and feel truly warm for the first time all day. I pamper myself with bubble bath, my 1940’s vintage lady Gillette razor, and usually some music or candles. So, when I ran out of body wash I figuredRead more

Oracle Party Game [Free Printable]

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For centuries there have been games where children pretend to divine their future. From dripping wax into water, to casting a glance through a mirror over your shoulder, to a magic 8 ball,  these types of games have always been a hit party game. So, in preparation for a Halloween Party my sister is throwing,Read more

DIY Organization for Teens

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I’m shocked and excited to admit that my itty-bitty-baby sister started High School last week. Can you imagine!? This teeny little thing that was always SO YOUNG compared to me is now a freshman. Ya’ll don’t even know how old that makes me feel. But, Kristy is an awesome young teen and she has been diligentlyRead more

DIY Dishwasher Tabs

Easy DIY Dishwasher Tabs or Pellets. Easy to make, smell great and cheap! | saynotsweetanne.com | #diy #household #clean #frugal

Sometimes a craft is born from necessity. In the case of this craft, my sister and I had finished making The World’s Best Chocolate Chip Cookies and successfully dirtied every utensil and bowl in the house, when we realized we were all out of dishwasher tablets. Having seen variations on dishwasher tabs, I turned directlyRead more

Easy DIY Aged Paper

DIY Aged Paper - Easy and printable with no ovens or scorching! | saynotsweetanne.com | #diy #halloween #paper #renaissance #aged #weathered

  With Halloween right around the corner (Hello!? What happened to August!?), Renaissance Festival season in full swing, and our DnD adventures winding up, hubby asked me for some aged paper. Now, “paper” has a long history. Papyrus was made in Egypt from the cyperus papyrus plant found along the Nile. Its use dates backRead more

DIY Butterfly Paper Mobile

Beautiful and Easy paper butterfly Mobile. | saynotsweetanne.com | #diy #baby #paper

My cousin is having a baby! That means I’m headed to a baby shower. Now, years ago I shot myself in the foot when I started making hand-made gifts. I made these sweet baby clothes Parfaits for one cousin, This awesome personalized pyrex for a wedding, This neato rustic sign for another wedding, Nail polishRead more

DIY Mineral Pressed Blush

Easy DIY Mineral Blush - create your perfect shade and save money! | saynotsweetanne.com | #mineral #makeup #diy #blush #beauty

Alright, I know. I’ve been going maybe a little overboard with all my makeup/DIY beauty products lately. I mean, it started with DIY Moisturizer, DIY Mineral Makeup, and then Eyeshadow, and then Nail Polish. But here’s the thing: after I bought the supplies for the Makeup, the rest was just gravy. I mean, I don’t haveRead more

DIY Swag Lamp Designer Shade

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Sometimes my desire for a beautiful home wars with my desire to be frugal. I love design. I love all the HGTV and Style channel shows with beautiful furniture and perfect decor. But I don’t love the idea of spending close to $400 on a swag lamp. It all started when hubby and I sawRead more

Acne Fighting Thyme Toner Recipe

Two Ingredient Thyme Face Toner - Anti-acne with no dyes or perfumes! | saynotsweetanne.com | #diy #beauty #acne

For hundreds if not thousands of years people have been creating brews, tinctures, salves balms and compresses to relieve skin ailments like acne. There must be some usefulness in these things, for our ancestors swore by their effectiveness. Interestingly, Leeds Metropolitan University presented a study with findings that show Thyme may be more affective at treating acneRead more

DIY Shape Tape Projects

Two Easy DIY masking tape projects | saynotsweetanne.com | #diy #ShapeTape

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of FrogTape for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. [question]Tested Tuesday is about trying new things. Every now and then I’m able to try something new – either as a gift from a brand or because I simply want to try it. Either way one thing is forRead more