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The Fastest Way to Make a CUTE Dry Erase Board

This homemade gift was Pinspired! It’s a homemade dry erase board. All I did was get 5X7 frames from the Dollar Tree and then added a piece of lined notebook paper and a hot glued flower off a $1 bouquet from Wal-Mart. To complete the gift give the recipient a black dry erase marker! Simple and cute!

Would this not make an adorable addition to your gift for Mother’s Day? You could make a DIY basket filled with awesome homemade goodies

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Bloggy Friends Spotlight – Angelina Allerton

Yay! It’s Bloggy Friends Spotlight Day!!!! I’m so excited to present today’s Bloggy Friend- Angelina Allerton!!! Angelina is the sparkly babe behind Run.Chew.Sparkle., and she is a whole bunch of fun! I think you’re just gonna love her. So, let’s jump right in, shall we?

Check out her deets:

Name: Angelina Allerton

Your blog:  Run.Chew.Sparkle.

Can you tell me about your blog? I write basically about my life and life in general..my life that through running, which I don’t do a lot of. Eating, healthy and sometimes not, and living a life filled with some extra sparkle.

Do you post on WordPress, Blogger or Something else? Blogger

What’s your niche? Lifestyle

Is your blog making you money? No, but would love to dabble more into that

How did you get started? My boyfriend inspired me to start so I can show the world me and to inspire others and follow along with my journey

What are your must have tools to run your blog? Laptop and cellphone

What advice would you give to someone just starting their blog? Just start. Grab an idea and just run with with it

Where can we find you on social?
Instagram
Facebook
Snapchat angelinaa1888
Twitter

If you had it to do over, is there anything you would have done differently? Nope

Who do you consider your bloggy mentors? Nanci at thiscrazylifeofmine (note from FamousAshley – I love Nanci too! And, she was my FIRST Bloggy Friend Spotilight. Check it out here)

When you have a blogging question, where is the first place you go for the answer?  Tampa Bay Bloggers

What are your plans for the future of your blog? Just keep writing and being me with it

Back to me, Famous Ashley lol – YES! Keep being you Angelina! And girrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrl! I can totally help you with monetization. Let’s do dranx and discuss! In fact, I think I’ll do a few posts here on my blog about monetizing. Bloggy friends, leave me a comment below and chime in if you want some of those types of posts.

Did you miss the last Bloggy Friends Spotlight on Jessica Spivey? If so, I forgive you because you can still check it out HERE!

Don’t forget – I’d love to profile you too, so if you wanna be in on this -fill out the form here!

Stay tuned for our next Bloggy Friends Spotlight! Until next time, may your page views be high, and your blogs be monetized. Big virtual hugs Bloggy Friends 😀

How to Make Flower Pens – Just in Time for Mother’s Day!

Materials needed:

– non-spring ink pens
– fake flowers- I got mine from the Dollar Tree
– hot glue gun
– scissors/wire cutters
– floral tape

How to Assemble:

1. Snip a flower off the bunch using scissors/wire cutters leaving about a quarter of an inch of the stem
2. Hot glue the stem to the top of one of the pens (for extra stability I usually add more glue to the side of the pen from the top to the end of the quarter inch stem)
3. Start from the top of the pen, begin wrapping the floral tape until you get to the end of the pen. There is a divot at the end of the pen before you get to the in part- that is where I typically stop. (Hope that makes sense)

4. Voila! You’ve got a flower pen. For added flair I’ve seen gals take a bunch of these pens and place them in a flower pot filled with marbles.

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Coming Soon – The 2017 Food Wine Conference! 5/19-5/21

There is an event I’m so insanely excited about, and it’s just a couple of weeks away. If you haven’t guessed by the title, it’s the 2017 Food Wine Conference.

You can Score $50 off your tickets with code AshleyG

The Food Wine Conference, if you’ve never been before, is an exciting weekend that “brings together bloggers, small business owners, winemakers, chefs, public relations professionals, traditional media, new media, authors and brands.”

This year will be my third year attending, and I’m thrilled to say that not only will I be attending, I’ll be speaking on a panel with my fellow bloggy friends Tracy Shaw of HavingFunSaving.com and Caitlyn Connolly of LiveSweatSleepRepeat.com

Learn more about our panel here.

I’m also a brand ambassador again this year, and that’s good news for you if you want to attend because with my code AshleyG you can score $50 off!!!


I’m looking forward to seeing all of my bloggy friends of old, and making new ones too. And, I’m looking forward to staying at the stunning Rosen Shingle Creek Convention Hotel which has hosted this event since its inception.

I’ll be posting about the conference again next week because I’m entering two recipe contests, and I am stoked to reveal the recipe I came up with.  Hint – it’s dessert!

This event is always a good time, and I can’t wait for it to be here. If you have been considering attending, I strongly suggest you join us. And, don’t forget to use code AshleyG when buying your tickets! See you all at Food Wine Conference on May 19 through the 21!

Now, I want to hear from you! Are you coming to the conference? If so, leave me a comment below and tell me what you’re most looking forward to at this year’s event?

Bloggy Friends Spotlight – Jessica Spivey

I can not even believe this is already spotlight number 4 and that today is the last day of April. Where in the actual heck did the last 4 months of 2017 go, amiright?!? It’s like I blinked and tomorrow is May! Anywho – let’s go ahead and get right into today’s Bloggy Friend Spotlight – Jessica Spivey!!!

I met Jessica in the Tampa Bay Bloggers, and if you haven’t guessed by now I’m featuring as many of my local bloggy friends first before I start going nationwide and ultimately international. I’m biased, and that’s allowed because my city, my love, my blog! So there. LOL! Still, I love sharing every blogger’s spotlight, and outside of Tampa is coming soon – so if you want in on this, fill out the form here! Okay, back to Jessica.

Check out her deets:

Name: Jessica Spivey

Your blog: Tampa Mom Runs

Can you tell me about your blog? I write about anything related to Tampa, being a mom and running – with a sprinkle of Disney! (side note from Famous Ashley – my favorite post Jessica does is a weekly feature called #DisneyTipTuesday. Each Tuesday Jessica reveals a cool insider tip, trick or travel hack for all the Disney things. I love it, love her, and if you check out her blog – I’ll bet you love her too!)

Do you post on WordPress, Blogger or Something else? WordPress

What’s your niche? Lifestyle

Is your blog making you money? Some random play money

How did you get started? I started to blog after we found out we were pregnant as a way to share our journey with family, most of which lives far away. After a miscarriage and a healthy pregnancy, it was time to loose the baby weight and Tampa Mom Runs was born. I started running and sharing my journey with others.

What are your must have tools to run your blog? iPad, iPhone and new Sony camera

What advice would you give to someone just starting their blog? Pick a unique name that really explains who you are! A cute saying can be your tag line, but make sure that your name is something clear and concise!

Where can we find you on social?
Instagram
Twitter
Facebook

If you had it to do over, is there anything you would have done differently?
I would have started with GoDaddy hosting and not on WordPress.com

Who do you consider your bloggy mentors?
Caitlyn of LiveSweatSleep

When you have a blogging question, where is the first place you go for the answer?
I google it! If I can’t find the answer there – I throw the question out to our local Tampa Bay Bloggers for help!

What are your plans for the future of your blog? Keep it forever. As my blog as evolved, I have become a certified Social Marketing professional through HootSuite and now run several social media accounts for local businesses.

How frikkin awesome is Jessica? I think she’s pretty darn awesome. In case you were just skimming (we all do it, it’s cool) – I want to repeat that Jessica does social media for local Tampa businesses. In other words, if you need some help with your social media management- I highly recommend checking Jessica out!

Did you miss the last Bloggy Friends Spotlight on Robert Yaniz? If so, I forgive you because you can still check it out HERE!

Don’t forget – I’d love to profile you too, so if you wanna be in on this -fill out the form here!

Stay tuned for our next Bloggy Friends Spotlight! Until next time, may your page views be high, and your blogs be monetized. Big virtual hugs Bloggy Friends 😀

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Bloggy Friends Spotlight – Robert Yaniz Jr.

Bloggy Friends Spotlight number 3!!! I would have posted one last Sunday as Sundays have apparently become my Bloggy Friends Spotlight day, but…Easter. lol. I mentioned this before, and I’ll say it again – the plan is to make this a weekly spotlight unless I get LOADS of responses, and then we might go up to two, three or even four times (so naughty…growl!) a week depending on the number of bloggy friends piping up. I love sharing your spotlights, so if you want in on this, fill out the form here!

Alrighty….now onto TODAY’s Bloggy Friend – This time it’s a dude!!! (Yep, and the crowd goes wild!!!) I’ve known this blogger since I was 16. Yes, really. In fact, we met at AMC Theatres when we both worked at the Veterans 24 location. We went to USF together. Go Bulls! Then, we would hang at a lot of karaoke bars here in Tampa, and sing our hearts out. I even took his engagement photos and photographed his wedding. We go way back you guys… Tear…Gimme a second guys, gettin all nostalgic like….(sniffling behind my computer. where the f%&* are the tissues?!?)…

Okay! I’m fine now. Robert is what I would call a pop-culture major with a specialization in movies. Like, he would KILL the categories of music, television and movies if we were playing a trivia game. He knows more about these thangs than we have time to get into, so you just need to check out his website and learn his awesomeness for yourself.

Check out HIS deets:

Name: Robert Yaniz Jr. (side note from Famous Ashley – the cool kids know him by his nickname – or stage name if you will – of Rob Fox…just sayin..)

Your blog: Crooked Table

Can you tell me about your blog?  I write reviews, podcasts, video and other articles relating to the entertainment world (but mostly film). (another side note from Famous Ashley – he actually wrote a few articles for me when I pretended to be an editor in chief of a local mag, but that story is for an evening of drinking. And currently, we both do ghostwriting for the same company because we’re both cool writers like that.)

Do you post on WordPress, Blogger or Something else? WordPress

What’s your niche? Entertainment

Is your blog making you money? Random play money. I write for several other sites, and Crooked Table serves as my “home turf” in that it gives me the freedom to create my own proprietary content and develop my own voice independently from my paying gigs.

How did you get started? “Crooked Table” was a name that I randomly came across while brainstorming a novel idea with a friend, and the phrase stuck in my mind for years before I did anything with it. Early on, the site (at first, thecrookedtable.com) was designed as a hub for writers, but eventually evolved into my own entertainment-centric blog, since I’ve been obsessed with movies since childhood. Now, the current version of Crooked Table focuses on “The world of film from a fresh angle.” Evolution in action, I say.

What are your must have tools to run your blog? My MacBook Pro is my everything. (yes FCC, that’s an affiliate link. Girl’s gotta eat right? Get off me! Pft!!!)

What advice would you give to someone just starting their blog? Be true to yourself. Focus on a topic that you’re truly passionate about because that passion will fuel you to stick with it for the long haul. Making money and gaining a following is great, but the real reward of blogging is the personal fulfillment you get out of the time you invest in the project.

Where can we find you on social?
Facebook for my writing
Facebook for Crooked Table
Twitter
Tumblr
LinkedIn

If you had it to do over, is there anything you would have done differently? I would have started the current form of Crooked Table earlier and dreamt bigger years ago!

Who do you consider your bloggy mentors? I wouldn’t be where I am now without writing for Screen Rant in the early-2000s. That team was a big part of helping crystallize my decision to pursue film blogging and criticism more aggressively.

When you have a blogging question, where is the first place you go for the answer?
Google! Just keeping this honest.

What are your plans for the future of your blog?  Since Crooked Table is so inextricably tied to who I am, it’s hard to imagine anyone else taking it over. It’s very personal in nature, at least right now. But I definitely have big plans for growth, as far as both written and media content. The Crooked Table Podcast continues to evolve, and I’m planning on getting back into making videos soon as well.

Is there anything you would like to add that you think people should know? More than anything, I try to be genuine in all my endeavors. I don’t so much as tweet something unless I 100% believe in it, and I hope that attitude is reflected across all of the content on CrookedTable.com. That’s one of my highest priorities.

How frikkin cool is Robert? I think he’s pretty damn cool. I strongly suggest you check out his awesomeness online, and follow him on his social channels.

Did you miss the last Bloggy Friends Spotlight on Tracy Shaw? If so, I forgive you because you can still check it out HERE!

Don’t forget – I’d love to profile you too, so if you wanna be in on this -fill out the form here!

Stay tuned for our next Bloggy Friends Spotlight! Until next time, may your page views be high, and your blogs be monetized. Big virtual hugs Bloggy Friends 😀

Upcycled Candles – Give Your Old Candles New Life

If you are anything like me, you have lots of candles like the photo above. You burn them and then just before all the wax melts and evaporates, low and behold the darn wick is gone first. Well, I have found a fun idea to upcycle those little pieces that are leftover and end up with a bunch of jars and candle holders you can use for a future craft project!

Difficulty: Moderate-Difficult

Materials:

– All of your candles that have a little bit or a lottle bit of wax left
– New wicks for your “new” candles
– Candle holders for your “new” candles. You’ll have to guesstimate what size you need for these based on how many candles you have to upcycle.
– A Pot that’s about 2 quarts
– Scissors
– Tongs
– An old fork you don’t care about potentially ruining (maybe consider getting a free or cheap one at a thrift store or garage sale???)
– Paper towels
– Oven mitts
– Glue Dots
– Patience!

How to Assemble:

The first thing I did was I picked two empty candle holders that I had for the upcycled candles I was going to make. I then took two new wicks that I got from my craft store and used some glue dots to affix them to the bottom of the inside of the holders. This is what they looked like before I added any wax to them:

Then it was time to melt the wax in the “old” candles.

I took the 2 quart pot and filled it about half way with water and then set it on my burner. I set the burner to high until the water was boiling then dropped the heat to medium. One at a time I did the following:

1. Take the “old” candle and using an oven mitt or tongs hold it in the hot water. (Be careful to make sure that water doesn’t go into the “old” candle!!)
2. Once the wax in it melts pour the wax into the “new” candle holder. If the wick from the “old” candle falls in fish it out with the fork and place it in the garbage.
3. Set old candle holder back in the boiling water for a few seconds.
4. While it’s still hot carefully hold it with the oven mitt covered hand while placing paper towels inside with tongs and wiping out any leftover residue. Set aside the old holder and discard the paper towel with the residue.

I repeated this with the next several jars and candle holders until I ended up with these:

Make sure you clip the wicks down to a quarter of an inch before burning them. Any bigger and the flame could get too big for comfort and be a fire hazard.

Once I cleaned out all the old jars and old candle holders I had all of these:

Before using any of the old jars and candle holders I ran them through my dishwasher. So, now I have two “new” candles and several glass pieces I can do other new crafts with!

Hand Painted Salt Shakers

Paint some salt shakers to match your friend’s or family’s kitchen! It’s so simple to do.

Materials:

– The color of your choosing of Folk Art Enamels Paint
– Q-tips
– Glass salt shakers
– Assorted brushes
– A cookie sheet
– An oven
– Styrofoam Plate
– Rubbing Alcohol

Instructions:
1. Clean the exterior of the Glass Salt Shakers with rubbing alcohol.
2. Pour a little paint onto the Styrofoam Plate and paint any image you want onto the glass.  Don’t paint the bottom. Let it sit to air dry 30 minutes.
3. Pour another color of paint onto the Styrofoam Plate. After letting the first layer dry paint additional colors on top of it. For example-in the above photo I painted the pink flowers first and let it dry before adding the the centers of the flowers in yellow. Let it sit to air dry an hour.
4. Place a cookie sheet into a COOL oven and place the air dried painted Salt Shakers onto the cookie sheet.
5. Close the oven and set the oven to 350 degrees. Then set a timer for 40 minutes.

**DO NOT open the oven while baking the glass and DO NOT open the oven until the oven is completely cooled down. Doing so could cause the glass to crack and/or shatter when the air outside the oven hits it.
6. When the timer goes off turn off the oven immediately and leave the item in the oven until it is completely cooled down.
7. Once the oven is cooled down voila! You have hand painted Glass Salt Shakers!

Recapping My Experience at The Grand Beauty Spa AND a Giveaway!

Thanks to my partnership with The Grand Beauty Spa and Seven Marketing PR,  I received a complimentary massage in exchange for a review, and some social media love. Although the massage was free, this has not affected my review in any way. All opinions below are my own.

When I first walked in to The Grand Beauty Spa, the staff greeted me and offered me a beverage. I was pleasantly surprised that one of the beverage options was wine. Although I’ve been living a semi-dry lifestyle lately, something about slipping into a state of comfort that day made me want a glass of wine. After all as Nanci from This Crazy Life Designs says “wine is a hug in a glass”. So I gave myself permission to have one glass, and I gotta say, it felt so nice to be drinking in the middle of a work day, just getting pampered.

I was also given a tour of the facility, and the serenity areas inside and outside easily helped me to forget that I was on a busy street on Kennedy!

Needless to say, it wasn’t long before I was feeling all zen like.  At last minute I was told that I would be having a male masseuse, and I must say I was a little taken aback by that because I went in expecting that I was going to be massaged by a female. I’ve never had a man massage me before. So, to be honest I really didn’t know what to expect.

One of the things that calmed my nerves right off the bat though, was that my masseuse whose name was Bruce told me he had a couple of rules in his room – I don’t remember exactly what all of them were, but I do remember him saying that one of the most important rules was for me to give myself permission to leave the outside world outside of his room and just relax. I know it might sound silly but this actually really helped me to do exactly that – Bruce says RELAX!

Another thing he said was that if he was too rough with his pressure to let him know because he wanted this to be an enjoyable experience, not a painful one. And somehow that reassured me too … The 80 minutes went by really quickly, and I must confess I kept repeating Bruce’s words in my head “just give yourself permission to relax.”

One of the problems that I often have with getting massages, is that by the end of it I haven’t actually fully relaxed. This one however, completely did the job. I can honestly say that I completely forgot that I was sitting on the middle of a very busy street in downtown Tampa. Who knew that a spa on Kennedy Boulevard could give you this level of peace, comfort, and total zen? I would highly recommend getting a massage at The Grand Beauty Spa.

Because I’m all about full disclosure, I do have to say I did have one complaint about my experience at the spa – but only one. When I went to rinse off the lotion from the massage in the ladies locker room, I lost all hot water in the shower after only about 5 minutes. For the life of me I could not get that hot water back 🙁 I twisted that knob every which way I could think of, but basically had to end my rinse with cold water.

Luckily, there’s nothing else I can think of that was negative about my experience at The Grand Beauty Spa. It certainly makes me look forward to the day that my blog is making me enough money so that I can regularly get massages like that one. Because let’s be honest ladies, self-care and self-pampering just makes us nicer people!

Learn more about #howtograndspa with their offerings here:

Use promotion code: TAMPABLOGGER and mention Famous Ashley Grant to score 10% off the services available at The Grand Spa

MEMBERSHIP AT THE GRAND SPA- Join our Community

The Grand awaits to “Teach You How to Spa” in a Grand way!

The Grand understands the importance of a consistent beauty regime and offers special pricing for Grand Spa Members’ monthly visits and treatments with exclusive pricing and exceptional members only events.

All Grand Spa Memberships Include:

  • Unlimited use of Infra-Red Sauna, team Room and Relaxation areas
  • Monthly applications of customized Keratase
  • Shu Uemura Hair Masque with Complimentary Detoxifying Peloid Mud in our Steam Room
  • Membership pricing on select services
  • 10% discount for Med Spa, Salon and Retail
  • Monthly Yoga Classes and Grand Goddess Ceremony

MASSAGES

  • Couples Massage
  • Hot Stone Massage Grand Spa Wrap, Scrubs and Bath
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Pre-and post Natal Massage
  • A shiatsu Oriental bar Therapy
  • Grand Thai Table Massage
  • Grand Classic Marine Algae Wrap Detox Treatments

MED SPA

  • Botox
  • Fillers
  • Vitamin B Injections
  • PRP

BEAUTY SALON

  • Custom Couture Blow dry & Style
  • Custom Hair Cut and Style
  • Special Occasion Hairstyling
  • Custom Highlights
  • Hair Color Retouch
  • Gloss Toner

BRIDAL BEAUTY

  • Bridal Trial UpDo & Bridal UpDo
  • Bridal Makeup
  • Bridal on Location
  • Grand Manicure & Pedicures
  • Eyelash Extensions
  • Grand Make-up Application

SERVICES

Facials

  • Featuring THALGO the anti-aging specialists offering facials for different ages and anti-aging concerns, all renowned for their incredible results.
  • For a radiant firmer complexion, our selection of customized facials are perfect for every age. Grand Beauty Spa specialty facials enhance the look of your skin, encourage rejuvenation and reduce the appearance of fine lines.
  • Innovative masques and serums are used to exfoliate, tighten and revitalize your skin. The Grand offers a comprehensive range of advanced therapies specifically geared to reverse the signs of aging caused by environment, pollution and sun exposure.

MASSAGES

The Grand Massage

Few experiences in life can compare to the benefits of receiving an outstanding massage under the trained hands of a professional massage therapist. While all of our massages help relieve tension, allowing your body to relax and rejuvenate. We offer a therapeutic synergy of Swedish, Thai and Shiatsu massage technologies are tailored to renew and revitalize mind and body-A Grand Exclusive.

Enjoy our elegant and beautifully appointed spa facility including our infrared sauna, steam room and Zen Gardens as part of your Spa experience.

Don't forget! Use promotion code: TAMPABLOGGER and mention Famous Ashley Grant to score 10% off the services available at The Grand Spa

ABOUT GRAND BEAUTY SPA

In the tradition of the finest five-star European spas and salons, the Grand offers spa and salon services from head to toe under one roof. Now celebrating its ten-year anniversary, the Grand has redefined the beauty salon/spa experience taking it to a new level.

At the Grand the latest techniques, treatments, European-trained stylists and skin care specialists provide clients with an unparalleled salon/spa experience. The Grand’s team of elite professionals join to provide clients with the ultimate experience. Carmen Sargeant owner of the Grand, has designed The Grand to be an oasis of peace and tranquility, offering cutting-edge beauty and wellness services in a personalized, relaxed and beautiful setting.

ABOUT THE OWNER

Carmen Lee Sargeant

With over 20 years of experience, Carmen not only leads and inspires her salon team, she trains stylists around the country. Carmen teaches and tours with America’s top stylists during New York’s Spring and Fall Fashion Week. Carmen enjoys sharing her knowledge as an artist with top international teams including Kerastase and the Shu Uemura Artistic teams in New York and LA. (@kerastase_official , @shuartofhair)

Carmen received her training form top celebrity stylists including Martin Parsons, Beth Miniardi, Trevor Sorbie and Kattria Solano. She has also studied with SoHO Academy, Redken 5th Avenue and Shu Uemura Atelier.

Carmen is deeply committed to giving back to her community and volunteers with her husband and three children for numerous charity causes. Carmen’s family also enjoys doing pet therapy with their dog visiting local hospitals.

The Grand Promise- Customization

The Grand Beauty Spa recognizes that every guest’s face and body are unique. We customize and continually update treatments to meet client’s needs and deliver the benefits they seek. No luxury is spared in our quest to create unparalleled results.

Update: The Giveaway has ended

And now, A GIVEAWAY!!!!

This giveaway is being hosted directly by The Grand Beauty Spa. Check out the details they sent me below to learn how you could win a spa day for you and your mom by following their instructions 🙂

GRAND BEAUTY SPA’S #MYHEROMOM

PRESENTED BY

TAMPA BAY PARENTING

Some people don’t believe in Heroes but they haven’t met my Mom”

Nominate your #MYHEROMOM and WIN a Grand Spa Day for Two!

Moms come in many shapes and sizes. There are step-moms, foster moms, adopted moms, grand-moms, teacher-moms and of course Moms. This Mother’s Day, we want to celebrate our Hero Moms. 

Tell us about your hero mom and why she inspires you: Is it her kind-heartedness? Her bravery? Her selflessness? Her sacrifices? It could be your mom or someone else’s mother. Tell us why your #myheromom is so special and you could win a Spa Day for Two from Grand Beauty Spa and Tampa Bay Parenting.

We’re certainly not looking for the perfect mom (because none of us are) but we’d love to hear about it! We’ll share some of our favorite entries around Mother’s Day.  

Details:

Answer the questions below and enter an optional story in 300 words or less.

Our panel of judges will pick three winners. The winning Moms and guest will be treated to a Spa day on Saturday, May 13th.  The 2 runners-up will each receive a $100 gift card to Grand Beauty Spa. So make it an extra-happy Mother’s Day in your house this year, and send in your entry! All five winners will be published on www.grandbeautyspa.com

Please include a photo of yourself and/or your hero mom.

The contest begins April 17th and will run until Monday, May 1st at 10 p.m. (EST). YOU CAN ENTER THE CONTEST DIRECTLY HERE!!!

We will contact the winner(s) by noon on May 5th.

AGAIN – YOU CAN ENTER THE CONTEST DIRECTLY HERE!!!

 

 

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Tuna Can Candle Holders – Easy and Adorable Craft

Materials needed:

– An empty and cleaned tuna fish can- the 2.5-3 oz. cans work the best.
– Clothes Pins (the ones with a hinge)
– Tea Light candle or battery operated tea light
– Long lighter or long matchstick

 

How to Assemble:
1. After removing all the paper and cleaning the tuna fish can make sure it’s completely dry
2. Place a clothespin on the edge of the can
3. Simply keep pinning clothespins around the can until you have filled the rim with them. You may need to space them out a little if you run out of room so the candle holders look uniform.

4. Drop a tea light in and light it to enjoy!

If you want to add some color to the clothespins you could modpodge some scrapbook paper onto them or paint them with acrylic paint.