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  • I love crafts of all kinds. It is in my blood to create. I love to make something out of nothing. I would like to bring this “Keep it Simple Crafts"to life. I would like to peak your interest in doing crafts, recycling some of things you have in your own ...  more
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  • Leslie McLea
    Leslie McLea:
    8 Creative DIY Ways HOW TO REUSE / RECYCLE OLD JEANS
    Do you have any old jeans that are sitting in your wardrobe for a long time and you don’t want to wear any more, because they are worn out, out of fashion or...
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    Leslie McLea:
    21+ Cute and Clever Things To Make From Old Jeans
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    Leslie McLea:
    40 Ways To Turn Your Worn-Out Denims Into Something New And Fabu
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    • Leslie McLea
      Roseanne Braverman Love the Dollar Tree, I feel extravagant when I shop there, lol
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      Tracy Carroll I don't recommend buying the pregnancy tests. I bought 3 of them one time about 5 yrs ago & they showed that I was positively pregnant of which is impossible since I cannot have children. But, on the UP side, it made for a GREAT gag on my then hubby! LOL
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    Leslie McLea: This is really good! Since I have this issue as it gets warmer, I am going to try this. We all have ants. Even though we have Dodson Bug Extermanator come in every 3 months, and we can view dead ants on the window cills, we still have ants. So in my quest...  more
    • Wed at 7:43 AM
  • Leslie McLea
    Leslie McLea: For those who need a visual, here you go. This kind of stuff to me is a project in itself. Its a good time to clean out and recycle. If your back yard looks like this its time to clean it up. 
    • Wed at 7:37 AM
  • Leslie McLea
    Leslie McLea: since I have had several issues with bugs lately, I thought this might be helpful to someone who needs the know how to do this, sometimes we just need an idea. 
    10 Ways to Bug-proof Your Home
    • Wed at 7:35 AM
  • Leslie McLea
    Leslie McLea: We are having a heat wave, its 24, we get some snow later today and into tomorow, just a few days ago it was 9 degrees. Asher put a turkey in the oven at 7:00 am will be ready for lunch time and give a little extra heat to our basement dwelling. By the we...  more
    • Tue at 7:31 AM
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    Leslie McLea: A whole new world just opened up for using nail polish as paint. You are limited only by your  imaganation.
    • Mon at 4:58 AM
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    Leslie McLea: Or you can just store the in a jar like jelly beans LOL>
    • Mon at 4:56 AM
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    Leslie McLea: HUMMMM, I might just have to make this for my nail polish so as I used them for painting, I can see what I have. 
    How to make a Nail Polish Magnet Board!
    • Mon at 4:43 AM
  • Leslie McLea
    Leslie McLea:
    23 Makeovers with Paint! - Bite Sized Biggie
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      Sylvia Russell I love this idea.. Thank you!
    • Leslie McLea
      Leslie McLea You are very welcome. You could do this with plain napkins too if you wanted the same idea. But if you shop at the Dollar Tree, you can buy most of this alread done for $1.00. But at least you have some options.
      • Mon at 9:07 AM
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    Leslie McLea: You don't have to paint it, just decopage a part of a card or photo from a magizine then add the I Love You.
    • Jan 14
  • Leslie McLea
    Leslie McLea: Another decopage project, what a great gift for someone. 
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    Leslie McLea: Ok, these are candle mirrors from the dollar tree. You put a candle on them. They have three little felt feet under them, but if you look closley, they have a chisled like edge to them, the one on the right IS NOT painted. The one on the left is painted w...  more
    • Jan 12
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    Leslie McLea: Here is a closer look 
    • Jan 12
  • Leslie McLea
    Leslie McLea: I think you can see the little X ties on this , I used a dark gray nail polish, it looks like leather ties are holding it tohether. If you look closley between the scrolls you can see more gold sparkle and the very corner edges I uses a different blend of...  more
    • Jan 12
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      Tracy Carroll beautiful!!!
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      Leslie McLea Thank you. I am still expermenting with this. I have some real pretty glittery deep blue nail polish, Im thinking about the most wavy lines or curves to make look like waves but am unsure of how the color will trascend on to this already gold paper. I spr...  more
  • Leslie McLea
    Leslie McLea: This mirror I painted before I moved into this apartment. It used to be a very dark brown. I really needed a pick me up. I have taken my nail polish and given it some new life. You will have to read the captions as I post them I will show you the differen...  more
    • Jan 12
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    Leslie McLea: Look at the simplicity of this photo. You too can bring to life encouragement for others. Save your old bible that you can no longer use and resue it to make gifts like this.
    • Jan 12
  • Leslie McLea
    Leslie McLea: Let Your Sparkle glow today. If it is raining out, clean out your old nail polish and go through your jewelery box. Treasure waiting to found and turned into something useful.
    • Jan 10
  • Leslie McLea
    Leslie McLea:
    Jewellery | Recycle Now
    • Jan 10
  • Leslie McLea
    Leslie McLea:
    How to Recycle Jewelry  | RecycleNation
    • Jan 10
  • Leslie McLea
    Leslie McLea:
    Chic Recycled Crafts: 14 Recycled Jewelry Tutorials | AllFreeJewelryMaking.com
    • Jan 10
  • Leslie McLea
    Leslie McLea:
    Recycled Jewelry | Martha Stewart
    • Jan 10
  • Leslie McLea
    Leslie McLea: I just dont wear jewelry anymore. Since I have become one of the disabled, I have turned into a plain Jane ( no offence) but I just don't go anywhere to get dressed up for. So I thought I would look for some things to recycle my jewelry with. 
    Recycled Jewelry Craft Ideas | ThriftyFun
    • Jan 10
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    Leslie McLea: Its a good day to do crafts here in Roanoke, VA. 50% snow and ice. BUT tomorrow it is supposed to hit 50 degrees and be sunny. I hope you will find some fun projects here to help you through the day. 
    • Jan 8
  • Leslie McLea
    Leslie McLea: Now this is a craft that I am going to have to try. I have several frames. Now just the paper. You can use napkins or you can use printed tissue paper. 
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    DIY Decoupage old Picture in Frame to New
    http://upcycledecoupage.com/ Decoupage and Old Picture with Frame to a New picture with frame Blue Flowers.
    • Jan 7
  • Leslie McLea
    Leslie McLea: I love Decoupage! The Dollar Tree has some great napkins, you can buy several different ones, split the packages, use half for meals, the other half for decoupage. And if you catch it just right, the Dollar Tree had the Decoupage glue in their craft area ...  more
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    How To Decoupage a Seashell Mod Podge
    Mod Podge, napkins for decoupage and some seashells, and you've got a ring holder, a soap dish or a place to keep your keys. Beautiful seashells, made prettier! Link for all that you'll need is right here…http://upcyclewithdecoupage.vpweb.com/blog/2015/01...
    • Jan 7
  • Leslie McLea
    Leslie McLea:
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    How to Paint on Seashells | DIY Painted Shells | Easy Mermaid Party Crafts #BeachCrafts
    How to Paint on Seashells - Easy DIY Painted Shells - Need some Mermaid Party Ideas & Summer Beach Crafts inspiration? Here's a quick and easy tutorial that will show you how to transform your shells into magical looking sea treasures. These shells can be...
    • Jan 7
  • Leslie McLea
    Leslie McLea:
    Painted Seashell Craft ideas and DIY jewelry and hair accessories
    • Jan 7