These will be centerpieces on the tables at my Son's Eagle Court of Honor *Update: See how I re-used these same cans for a patriotic luncheon. The other night I was surfing around on the t.v. and ended up watching "Extreme Cheapskates." I found myself thinking, "Ohhh... what amateurs!" But, I couldn't tell anyone. I mean I didn't want anyone to know how "cheap" I actually am. I really think they set some people up on that show. I mean seriously?!? You share a toothbrush to save money? Buy 2 toothbrushes and each will last twice as long, same with the deodorant. Yuck! Anyway, there was this lady only wanting to spend $50 on her 10 year old son's birthday. Since I'm always looking for inexpensive ways to celebrate, I kept watching. What?!?! She had his birthday party at a retirement home for $30?!?! What about having it at your house or the park for free, hello people? Instead of the Elvis entertainer (who I'
I love my jewelry and use it as art on my wall. It helps me to remember what I have and makes getting dressed easier and quicker. Here is how I organize and hold my Earrings, Necklaces, and Brooches. Earring Holder A few years ago, while visiting my sister, I noticed her earring holder. She said she bought it from "a girl who make them." A few months later, I was needing birthday gifts for some girlfriends so I tried to remember what I saw at my sister's house and re-created it. Supplies: window screening from the hardware store - it comes in big rolls but you only need a little dowel rod 4 wooden dowel rod balls ribbon hot glue paint First, cut your dowel rod into 2 12 inch pieces, then take your dowel rods and balls and paint them whatever color you like. I spray painted mine silver. Then you need to cut your screening (use big scissors) to 12 inches by 18 inches. On the 12 inch side, fold down about 1 inch and glue down with the hot glue. Do th