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Roundup: Hundreds of Easy Freezable Meal Recipes

by DIY Maven

 

Meatballs in rich tomato sauce

The last thing many of us want to do at the end of a busy day is to start another project that is dinner. From figuring out what to make to cleaning up, it can carve out an easy hour or two of our time. That's 14 hours of dinner prep for just one week! To make life much easier, how about spending a few hours to get the same job done? The trick is finding recipes that freeze well. That's where this roundup comes into the discussion. 

But FIRST a few words about freezing. Cooling hot food quickly before

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Cardboard Furniture: Four Hour Stool

by Lilybee

Since spotting a cardboard cradle (yup the kind you put babies in) I've been thinking a bit about what other furniture you can make out of cardboard.  I had a quick cherche around the internets and it turns out the answer is ANYTHING... You can make pretty much anything out of cardboard. I spotted this Piano stool over at Instructables and am mighty tempted to give it a go, as it looks pretty simple and apparently it can completed in under...

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How to Turn a Picture Frame into a Serving Tray

by DIY Maven

How to Turn a Picture Frame into a Serving Tray

Ashley from Design Sponge has a quick tut on how to turn a run-of-the-mill picture frame into a custom serving tray.

Materials she used:

an 11 x 15 picture frame--complete with glass

2 - 4" drawer handles

something pretty to put inside the frame

You can probably figure out the rest of the tutorial on your own, but  just in case here's a link to the entire post! Via Craftzine.

 

 

 

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How to embellish a plain candle--in about a minute.

by DIY Maven

How to embellish a plain candle--in about a minute.

Craft Ark has a quick technique to embellish plain pillar candles. Supplies are minimal and include metal daisy embellishments and split pins.

Simply bend the petals of the daisies; hold daisies to candle and then push a split pin (brad) through their center holes and into the candle.

Although the effect is great, I’d consider using glass or metal beads for even more variety, embellishment-wise. OR you could just use decorative brads or brad buddy...

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