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  • 53 Creative Christmas Crafts

    You know how your kids get so gosh dang bored on Christmas Break!? As if Santa didn’t just bring them 5 years worth of entertainment? These creative Christmas crafts will help keep you and the kiddos busy and are sure to make some fun memories! Clothespin Snowman Glittered Christmas Sign Popsicle Stick Reindeer  DIY Mistletoe Pinecone Elves Holiday Gift Bags No-Sew Sock Snowman  Peppermint Monogram Wreath Glittering Popsicle Stick Christmas Trees Pom Pom Pinecone Tree Pom Pom Christmas Photo Ornament DIY Modern Tree with Ornaments Paper Roll Christmas Craft Glitter Dipped Ornaments Reindeer Stick Puppet DIY Stenciled Christmas Decor Candy Cane Christmas Trees Santa Slime Simple Pinecone Decor Let It Snow Shadow Box Mini Yarn Hat Ornaments Snowman Mason Jar Luminary Ornament Fringe Christmas Trees Reindeer Noses Scrap Ribbon Tree Snow Globe Ornaments Footprint Reindeer Snowy Pinecone Place Card Paper Plate Snowman Santa Beard Christmas Count Down  Polka Dot Glittered Ornament s DIY Rustic Felt Christmas Trees Cardboard Tube Christmas Elves Decorate Gingerbread Man Stick and Button Snowflake Ornaments DIY Ornament Advent Christmas Tree Santa Stick Puppet Gaint Paper Plate Lollipops…

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  • Prescott View Home Reno: How to paint a Garage Floor and Garage Makeover Reveal

    Hi friends! Thanks for stopping by today! We’re sooooo excited to share the rest of the garage makeover with you today! I’m going to start by saying that I am in LOVE with how it turned out. I’ve had so many friends and neighbors stop by and compliment it and want to peek inside. It’s so clean and functional and it just makes me so proud of our hard work. Today we’re sharing a tutorial on painting the floor in a classic, beautiful Greek key pattern. Let’s get started! Materials Needed: Power Washer Broom ScotchBlue Exterior Surfaces Painter’s Tape Note: Follow all ScotchBlue™ Painter’s Tape package instructions for proper surface cleaning and prep, adhesion and removal. Carpenter’s square Carpenter’s knife Putty knife or 5-in-1 tool Garage floor paint Lint-free paint roller Paint Roller extension pole Step 1: First, clean and prepare your floor. Make sure your door is clear of any old paint, grease, oils, dust, lint, dirt, wax etc.  Use a power washer to remove any and all debris from the cement and allow to dry for 24-48 hours…

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  • 12 Toy Organization Ideas

    Toy Organization is always one of those “someday” projects. You know, the ones that you plan to do… someday, pin all the ideas and maybe even buy the bins and then… .it doesn’t happen. Yeah, I have a lot of those. Whoops! I can’t wait to add some of these organization ideas into my home! We all know how organize obsessed I am and these ideas have my wheels turning. I may or may not be knee deep in a toy organization project as we speak! Can’t wait to show you!   How to Organize a Kids Closet By Classy Clutter Tips for an Organized Backyard By One Good Thing Just Hangin’ Around By Keeping up with The Souths DIY Storage Idea! By Shanty 2 Chic Organized Playroom By Sunny Side Up DIY Under Bed Rolling Lego Storage Cart By The Happy Housie Making Use of Some Studs By Designed to Dwell Managing Toy Organization Without a Toy Room By Making Home Base 7 Tips For Organizing Toys By I Heart Naptime Simply Organized Children’s Art Supplies By Simply Organized Cheap Bath…

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  • How to prepare your house for last minute guests in 30 mins or less!

    This post is sponsored by Dyson. I was given product in exchange for the item’s review. All opinions and obsessions with the product are my own. Seriously.Since we moved back to Arizona, we have had a lot of house guests. Something we RARELY had in New York. It’s always a treat to have friends and family in from out of town. My husband’s family has flight benefits and we’re so lucky to have them to come visit pretty often, even if it’s just for a night. That being said, sometimes my home is not “guest ready”. Today I’m going to show you my tips that I’ve used to get my house ready in a hurry! Quick pick up – One thing I have tried really, really hard to do in our house is to make sure everything has a “home”. Every. Single. Item. I want to be able to put EVERYTHING away and for everyone in the house to know where it goes. I use a lot of labels, bins and drawers for storing things.  Vacuum all surfaces of flooring,…

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  • Organizing Tips For the New Year

    How I love the fresh start of the New Year!  It’s so incredibly cold where I live so I stay indoors and use the New Year as an excuse to clean and organize my entire house. When Christmas comes down, the labels and color-coordinating begins! Today, I am going to share some of my favorite Organizing Tips For the New Year and all my “go-to” containers to organize anything and everything! I just feel that if all things have a place, it helps to make this CRAZY yet wonderful, kid-raising life feel a little bit more smooth, or at least I like to think so Labels…For me labels don’t need to be fancy.  A lot of time I just go on my computer, choose a font I like and print away. Every once in a while I do take the time to laminate the paper so the labels will hold up.  The general rule of thumb is to make sure your labels are easy to read, especially while labeling for your children.For about 3 months, I didn’t have labels on the boys’ striped bins and…

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  • Dishwashing Tips and Tricks to save your sanity!

    Hi friends! As we prepare for the madness that the holidays bring, I always try to brainstorm ways to make my job as a mom and the holiday puppet master of our home easier this time of year. I am in charge of buying gifts, making sure our elf on the shelf Buddy stays out of trouble, decorating our Christmas tree, making teacher gifts, making neighbor gifts, sending holiday cards, ordering Christmas pajamas for the family, planning meals, etc. I could go on and on. Not that I’m complaining. I love creating that holiday magic in our home and for my 4 little boys.  That being said, one of the ways I keep everything organized is sticking to my house duties routine. I usually keep the house picked up and do the dishes and my husband does most the laundry and he helps me “deep clean” on Saturday mornings. Today, I’m going to share my tips, tricks and routine to keeping your dishes (and your kitchen!) sparking clean. I feel about 100x more productive when my kitchen is clean. Develop Routines…

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  • How to Organize your Pantry and a Pretty Pantry Makeover

    This post Pantry Makeover is sponsored by Expressions Vinyl. All ideas and opinions are my own. Hi guys! I’m super excited that you’re here. You know I love a good DIY project more than most but nothing makes me more giddy than when DIY meets pretty, functional organization! My recent pantry makeover has seriously made me SO happy! I am loving it all and it functions approximately one million times better than before. Here’s how it looked when we found the house for rent online. This was before we moved in, as in, this is not our food nor do I have any pets so this photo basically just shows you the size and boringness that I was working with. When I moved in, we had a small white room with white shelves, totally normal for most homes. First, let me just say that I’m beYOND excited to actually have a pantry but it needed a major pantry makeover. I haven’t had one in 5 years in the last 2 homes we’ve had so this pantry is Heaven on Earth for me!…

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  • Spooktacular Halloween Decorations

    I am really excited to show you my Halloween Decorations this year. I wanted to have a big impact but I did not want to spend a ton of money. This is what I did above my white buffet. I got the bats from Target and I also got the Halloween pin wheels from there. The Skeleton Print I got from the Caravan Shoppe and I am totally in love with it. I got it printed at my local Staples. It’s an engineer print and it’s 36 inches by 48 inches and it was around $7 to get printed and only $5 to have three awesome Halloween prints. I made the Happy Halloween Banner in PicMonkey. I got the idea from Destiny from Just Destiny. She made a really cute Fall Printable that you can find HERE. I love it but I needed a Halloween one. I got the banner printed at Walgreens and I believe it was like $25. It’s such a great size, it is 2 feet by 6 feet. Now I want a banner for every holiday.…

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  • Fall Pumpkin Printable by Paperelli

    Fall Pumpkin Printable

    Are you starting to feel the cool, crisp fall breeze in the air? Are leaves changing color where you live? I just love October for so many reasons. With Halloween just around the corner and the holiday season on it’s way, fall is a beautiful time of year! It’s Courtney from Paperelli and you know how much I love free printables! Well, today I am here to share a Fall Pumpkin Printable to warm your home this season. I wanted to create a printable to use through October and November. This printable is an easy decor item to add to your Halloween and Thanksgiving decor, designed to fit in your favorite 8×10″ frame. As always, I love seeing what you do with your printables. When posting on Instagram, be sure to use #paperelliprintables, so I can see what you’ve done with your printable! Download your Fall Pumpkin Printable Here Be sure to follow Courtney’s Etsy shop, Paperelli and follow her on Instagram, and Pinterest!  …

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  • Free Halloween Art Print

    Free Printables: Happy Halloween Printable

    Hello! It’s Courtney from Paperelli, where I design all things invitations, cards, and printables. It’s been awhile and I am so excited to be back here on Classy Clutter sharing more Free Halloween Printables with you. School is back in session, for most of you, which means it’s officially time to start thinking about fall! Do you know what you are doing for your fall decor? When fall arrives I always find myself wondering if I should pull out my fall decor or just go straight to the fun Halloween decor and save the rest for November! What do you like to do? Whether you are ready to bring out the spooky decor now or in a few weeks from now, I have a free Halloween Printable to share with you! This printable is an easy, free addition to your Halloween mantel. All you need to is download, print, and add to your favorite 8×10″ frame. Last year, I shared lots of Wickedly Awesome Halloween Printables here. Be sure to take a look for more fun, Halloween decor and activities. As…

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  • Camping Games Printable

    Free Printables: Summer Camping Printables

    Hello! It’s Courtney from Paperelli. Summer is finally here! Some of my favorite summer memories growing up involved camping with the family. Do you have any camping trips planned this summer? Today I am sharing these free Summer Camping Printables. Sometimes planning for a camping trip can be hard, especially if it’s your first time. I have created a couple Summer Camping Printables to help your camping trip planning stay organized and worry free! First, the Camping Packing List. Since everyone needs different items depending on the camping location and people coming, I decided to keep these lists blank and easy to customize. Organize your packing list into general campsite items, clothing and footwear, personal items, kitchen items and other miscellaneous  items. I think the best part of camping is eating and cooking outdoors.  Meal planning for camping can be a little bit harder, because you’re away from your oven, microwave, and maybe even electricity. Hopefully you find these Camping Meal Planning Printables helpful while planning for your camping trips this summer!   Are you bringing kids along on your camping trip this summer?…

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    Summer Printables

    Hello! It’s Courtney from Paperelli, where I design cards, printables, and invitations. Summer is right around the corner! I can’t wait for all of the fun that summertime brings! Swimming, lemonade, warm sunny weather, and delicious summer BBQ. Mmm. This month I wanted to make some printables that will make summer even better than it already is!   Decorate your home, office, or classroom with these fun summer prints. All you need to do is download, print & trim. Then, add to your favorite 8×10″ frame or washi tape it wherever you’d like! I just love this colorful Summer Printable Banner. It’s easy to make too! Just download the PDF, print on card stock, cut out each circle, and clip onto your choice of twine or ribbon. Are you hoping to keep your kids reading this summer? This Summer Reading Checklist might be a fun printable for them to keep track of what books they have read and want to read this summer. “Mom, I’m Bored.” How many times do we hear that lovely little phrase during the summer? Keep this…

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