Scrapbook Paper Photo Mat | Atkinson Drive

Scrapbook Paper Photo Mats

When we first moved into our apartment here in Indiana, we had a long barren hallway that led from the great room/kitchen to the garage, little man’s room, and the guest room. I knew I had to do something about it because everyone visiting would see it…but at the time we didn’t have a lot…

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No-Skid Drawer Organization | Atkinson Drive

No-Skid Drawer Organization

When we went on our amazing IKEA trip in June I found a great roll of drawer-liner paper. Seriously, IKEA has everything – I LOVE it! Anyway…I’ve been having a hard time with a few of our kitchen drawers. You know the ones…they hold everything except the kitchen sink. Obviously I had to get some…

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Make your own coasters with this step-by-step tutorial, and $5! Beautiful, and affordable - they also make wonderful gifts for the hoidays. /// by Atkinson Drive (with free printables)

DIY Tile Coasters {with free download}

Since I refinished my beautiful side table for the family room, I knew it was time to get me some coasters so we don’t ruin the newly finished wood. I’m really trying to go for a mix of rustic and modern in our family room; of course I’ve been searching on Pinterest for the perfect…

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Colored Ice Sensory Play | Atkinson Drive

Colored Ice Sensory Play {Plus Soap & Water Play}

I was so excited to try a colored ice sensory play activity with the little man this last week! One morning after preparing breakfast, I got out the ingredients & equipment I would need to make the colored ice. My plan was to take him outside after nap time and let him go wild with…

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Edamame Lettuce Wraps

My family has been on an Asian food kick for awhile now. I don’t know what it is…but those flavors have just been grabbing me! {Maybe it helps that I’ve learned how to make yum yum sauce to go with all of our meals…} One of my favorite food blogs is Poor Girl Eats Well….

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{Patriotic} Cupcake Wreath

OK, so in my quest to get fit & healthy I may have overdone it with the core exercises yesterday… Not that it’s a bad thing; everyone can use some exercise now and then but jeez! This morning I am rewarding myself with a delicious, healthy banana almond smoothie…trust me you’ll want to try it!…

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Easy Fabric Headboard

Easy Fabric Headboard

Hello friends! This project has been a long time coming and I am anxious to share with you! We have just moved into a new home that is about 2 times the size of our previous apartment. That being said, we are having a difficult time furnishing it affordably and stylishly. I am the type…

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Wall Decor

Scrapbook Paper Wall Decor

Moving into this house has made me realize how much open, empty wall space we have and how little art work we own. Thank goodness for Pinterest, providing ideas like these affordable scrapbook paper wall hangings. 1. Curbly 2. Better Homes & Gardens 3. Simpsonized Crafts 4. Tip Junkie Here’s how to make your own…

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