Fun & Functional Bathroom Organization Ideas

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If you're like most every other woman in the world, you have an overabundance of make-up, scented lotion, hair accessories and bath salts. This isn't necessarily a bad thing...if it's organized. When everything has a place and everything is in its place, then it's easier to justify fifteen bottles of seemingly the same lotion to our significant others. Amiright, guys? Before we move on to the organization part, let's take 30 minutes to clean and purge. Set a timer, grab a garbage bag for TOSS items and a basket for KEEP items, and begin. Be sure to go through the closet, under the sink, in the shower, behind the toilet {hey, you never know.}...leave no empty bottles behind!  I'll wait. Okay, you're back, great! That felt good, huh? Now, you should have only the things you know you'll … [Read more...]

11 Lovely Valentine’s Day Decorating Ideas

Home Decor DIY ideas for Valentines day

We're entering the season of LOVE. Do you decorate for Valentine's Day? Of course, I don't decorate quite like I do for Christmas or Halloween, but I do love to hang a few hearts and add splashes of red and pink here and there. It's fun! Today I've gathered 11 ideas to get you started. /1/ Heart Doily Decoration - Do you have a favorite spot in your home? Show it how much you love it with a few strands of heart doily garland. /2/ Embellished Mason Jar - Something tells me you've got a few Mason jars lying around. Simply add a heart shaped doily a bright heart and wrap it bakers twine. Easy-peasy! /3/ Felt Heart Trees - Trees are no longer only for Christmas decor. Fancy up a few styrofoam trees with felt hearts and you've got yourself a Valentine's Day … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Cards Kids Can Make

DIY Kids Crafts for Valentine's Day

Once the Christmas decorations leave the store shelves the Valentine's Day cards and decor make their grand appearance {sooner and sooner each year, too}. However, unless you want to take the easy route, the store bought boxed Valentine's Day cards can be cheesy. The fun and quirky ideas that I've gathered for you today are simple enough for your kids to make. Best part? Your kids friends will love them! /1/ PlayDoh Valentine - Every kid loves PlayDoh! {It's never been my favorite activity to sit my kids down to. Ha!} You can find these little bitty containers in the party section or the seasonal section of your store. Cute, right? /2/ "Eyes for You" Valentine - The kids will have fun with this googley eye ring long after Valentine's Day. /3/ Nerdy Straw Valentine - … [Read more...]

10 Ideas to Organize Your Kitchen in a Snap!

ideas for kitchen organization

A new year brings with it a fresh sense of wanting to have everything organized. The kitchen, the bathroom, the closets...they all need a bit of organizing. Sometimes we just get overwhelmed with all that we have and it can ruin a good day. What if the case is, you don't have too much stuff, it just needs to be properly organized?  Today, I bring you a bunch of ideas to organize your KITCHEN. Put these great ideas to use and you'll never again wonder where the slotted spoon is! /1/ The Pantry - Have you ever come home from the grocery store, put everything away, and later that day go to look for the can of soup you just bought? Not anymore, my friend. When you organize your pantry like the one above, you'll never search for the lost can of soup again! /2/ Drink Station - A great … [Read more...]

Our Favorites in Home Blissfully Domestic 2014

our favorites in home on blissfully domestic

So amazing things happened in 2014 and we can't wait to see what the future holds! We're taking a look back at some of our favorite  HOME stories from the year. It's a great chance to check out some ideas you missed.  Thanks for being a Blissfully Domestic reader!   Stay Positive - 10 Ways to Keep Motivated - Make any New Year's Resolutions? Sometimes we all need that little voice inside to keep us pressing ahead when the road gets rough.  Use these tips to move on to success! Top 5 Easiest Herbs to Grow - Herbs can be used in so many ways. Here are the ones anyone can grow with success and you don't need a garden to do it! Gold Leaf Bottles - DIY Decoration - A great tutorial with pictures to show you how to transform an ordinary wine bottle into home … [Read more...]

Fun Crafts for Kids: How to Make Salty Snow Prints

Salt Christmas Crafts for Kids

There's not a whole lot of snow here in Texas, but I'm of the mindset that if you have lemons you should make lemonade! No snow you say? That's no reason not to have a White Christmas as long as you have some salt on hand. Our Advent Art Activity for the 9th day of December was making salty snow prints. I got the idea from an amazing "friend" and fellow crafty Momma, Val from Frugal Family Fun Blog Why KSW Loves These: Nothing could be simpler to make and chances are, you have everything you need to make these hiding in your cabinets To make your own Salty Snow Prints, you'll need: Construction Paper Elmer's Glue Baking Sheet or a Box Lid Crayons or Chalk Salt First, have your kids draw images on construction paper using crayons or chalk. Next, help your kids trace … [Read more...]