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If you are looking for simple way to get creative with colleagues or to add some art therapy to your book club, here are some creative ideas for hosting a hip coloring party, that trades in the sippy cup for a wine glass.

Come on, Get Crafty: Host an Adult Coloring Party!

I recently hosted a coloring party with friends, but not the same kind that I used to have as a kid. As a creative person, I can’t get enough adult coloring, and I wanted to share it with my friends. We gathered for a fun evening of sipping wine, chatting, and coloring in our favorite books. If you are looking for simple way …

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Color Like a Designer: How to Choose a Color Palette for Adult Coloring Books

Adult coloring has become hugely popular and for good reason! The simple act of coloring has proven to be stress relieving and even considered a form of meditation. I love spending an evening at home watching a movie or playing music, sipping some wine, and coloring in my favorite coloring book. Not only is it a relaxing activity, it also …

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Coconut Chia Seed Pudding

Chia seeds are packed with calcium, manganese, and phosphorus, in addition to being a great source of healthy omega-3 fats, protein and fiber. The seeds are tasteless and tiny, so you really notice them much when they are dry. When they are soaked, however, they take on the texture of tapioca pudding. Some people love it, some others hate it, …

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Dog Deodorant: Stinky Dog Spray

Get rid of that stinky dog smell with this DIY dog deodorant that smells like refreshing lavender and lemon. I certainly don’t have a lot of dog but he can get pretty smelly at times. Wet from the rain or a swim in the ocean is par for the course when you have a pooch. I love getting outside with him …

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How To Felt Wool Using Thrifted Sweaters

How to Felt Wool from Thrifted Sweaters

Felted wool is a marvelous fabric. It insulates well and it doesn’t fray or unravel when cut. If you were to purchase real wool felt (which is not the polyester sheets found in craft stores), you can expect to pay around $10-$20 a yard! Skip the fabric stores this round and head to your local thrift store for high quality material at a fraction …

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Chalkboard Painted Wood Snowflake Ornaments

Chalk Painted Wood Ornaments and Gift Tags

I like to include an handmade ornament as embellishment to holiday gifts. I believe that packaging is important to the overall gift giving experience. Wrapping is where the magic begins. The anticipation of what lies beneath sparkly wrap and ribbon adds to the overall joy of receiving the gift. It increases the fun in giving the gift too for those …

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