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Getting Rid of the Cord Mess Easily

Getting Rid of the Cord Mess via Mini Van Dreams #organization #DIY

There is an easy and an attractive way of getting rid of the cord mess!  Cheap!  If you are like most modern families, there is somewhere in your house that is a messy jumble of cords – cell phones, e-readers, computers, tablets… But, today, I am going to share with you a tutorial on how […] Read more…

Barbie Doll Ball Gown Pattern and Tutorial

barbie ball gown pattern and tutorial via mini van dreams

This Barbie® doll ball gown pattern and tutorial is so simple, you can have Barbie® dressed and dancing with Ken® in an hour!  Mo just recently, once she realized I knew how to sew, has asked me to start making clothes for her dolls and ponies.  After a lot of trial and error, the ball […] Read more…

Origami Heart & Giveaway

origami heart via mini van dreams.com

Today’s the final day of fun Valentine’s Day Ideas.  We are going to show you how to make an origami heart and, because we are feeling the love, we are also having a surprise Valentine’s Day giveaway!  You could win a custom necklace or keychain from my Etsy shop – Jewelry and Scraps.  You get […] Read more…

Easy Valentines Day Treat Bags

easy valentines day treat bags by mini van dreams

Today we have some easy Valentines Day Treat Bags and a free “topper” printable.  I know there are several versions of this out on Pinterest, but this one uses regular sandwich bags, scissors, paper, and a stapler.  Stuff you probably have sitting around the house already!   Depending on the age of your kids, you […] Read more…