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MPM on Friday Part 2

I did one other MPM project this week and wanted to so badly to space them out but I just can't!  I LOVE this project and they turned out so stinking CUTE so I am just going to post it now.

I got these magazine holders a few years ago at IKEA.  LOVE IKEA!  I have like 8 of them.  They have been sitting on the shelf in my hall for, well since at least 2004 because that was the date on one of the magazine's.  Oh my!


Now don't get me wrong, I do love these holders and I do think they are cute but really, they are serving no purpose right now.  I can not tell you the last time I looked at the magazines in them, probably the day I put them in the holder.  Eeek!

I have decided to declutter my life and I am starting with my house.  I don't need any of the magazines in the holders so why am I holding on to them?  My daughter does, however, have a TON of books.  Seriously!  This child has so many books it is scary.  I think we may actually own every Berenstain Bears book EVER p…

Mod Podge Monday......err I mean Friday

Sooo I am a little late this week, or we could say I am just super early for next week!  Yeah, that sounds better!  :) 
As some of you know I am totally in LOVE with Mod Podge right now.  I mean seriously!  I was covered in the stuff a few days ago.  I may just go crazy and Mod Podge my entire house! 
Well, let's get to it!  I saw this tutorial, showing how to make CUUUUTE picture frames, on The Shabby Chic Cottage one of my FAVORITE idea blogs.  She is totally awesome!  Anywho, it was August and I had a few birthday gifts that needed to be bought with NO money!  Alas!  I remembered this tutorial and got started!
I needed to make 3 frames, and as most things go you just learn a few of your own tips as you go.  In the tutorial she mentions wetting the paper first before placing it on the frame.  She also cautions about making sure it is a quick dip in water and not a soak.  So I go about all the other steps, get to the dipping paper in water step and although I though I did it f…