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This DIY insect repellent without harsh chemicals is our favorite for the summertime. Just a few essential oils, witch hazel, and some water and it keeps the bugs and ticks away for all of our outdoor adventures. Get the recipe and free label download now on KaraLayne.com

DIY Insect Repellent without the Harsh Chemicals

It’s summertime which means an infest of pesky bugs while we are outdoors trying to enjoy the sun. I loved finding a way to protect little ones from bug bites while also not dousing them in toxic ingredients. I wanted to share an easy and very effective DIY insect repellent without the harsh chemicals. There […]

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wellness

Sharing an all-natural DIY pink salt face and body scrub. So moisturizing, helps detoxify, and gives your skin a deep clean. Catch it now at KaraLayne.com!

All-Natural Homemade Salt Body Scrub

Nothing beats a good exfoliation… you know what I mean? Especially when it helps to sluff off the layers of winter and that dead and dry skin. It is so refreshing! I wanted to share with you my recipe for an all-natural homemade salt body scrub that you are going to love! Unlike sugar scrubs, […]

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Mar

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DIY non toxic sports odor eliminator spray to keep those odors at bay for your athlete. Catch the recipe and how-to over on KaraLayne.com #DIYOdorEliminator #DIYSportsEquipmentSpray #NonToxicDeodorizer #EssentialOils #NonToxicCleaner

DIY Non-Toxic Sports Odor Eliminator Spray

If you are a mom of an athlete you know where I am going with this post. From cleats to pads, things can get kind of funky and goodness knows we need some tricks up our sleeves to combat it. I wanted to make sure and share with you what I found to really work […]

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Oct

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DIY Valentine cards with a little sass. Including a free printable, this year's cards are so much fun and we had a blast creating them. Catch more over on Haus of Layne #ValentinesDay #DIYValentines #DIYValentineCards #ValentineFreePrintable #ValentinesCardsFreePrintable #ValentinesCraft #ValentineCraftIdeas #ValentineCraftIdeasForKids #ValentineCardsForKids

DIY Valentine Cards with a Little Sass

Listen, honey… believe me when I say ‘I love you’! I figured we could spice it up a little bit this year – wink. Whether you have kiddos needing to share Valentines with classmates or you’re looking for festive holiday crafts for homeschool activities, my little ones and I had so much fun with these! […]

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Feb

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A fun and darling pinecone christmas tree craft to have the kids join in on! I absolutely love handmade items and little details around the house this time of year - completely invites the magic and spirit of Christmas into our home! Catch the step-by-step walk through and supply list over on Haus of Layne! #ChristmasCraft #PineconeChristmasTreeCraft #ChristmasCraftsForKids #DIYChristmasCraft #ChristmasCraftIdeas #EasyChristmasCrafts #HolidayCraftIdeas #PineconeCraftIdeasForKids

Pinecone Christmas Tree Craft

‘Tis the season and my number one thing I love is handmade crafts and things to decorate the house with. I feel like it brings so much of the spirit and magic of Christmas into our home and makes things beautifully cozy. The kids and I loved doing this pinecone Christmas tree craft the other […]

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Dec

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Homemade playdough for the kids! An easy and quick recipe for clean, non toxic playdough. Catch it now on Haus of Layne! #DIYPlaydough #HomemadePlaydough #CleanLiving #ToxicFree #ToxicFreePlaydough #EasyPlaydoughRecipe

Homemade Playdough for the Kids

This idea of clean living is a new one to grasp for me. I mean, I like my Windex. And I like the things that I am used to buying at the store. Let’s call it brand comfort, if you will – wink! However, as someone who does deal with ailments and health issues directly […]

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Sep

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A temporary study space for the kids that we created in our rental. Catch how I organized a study and homeschooling area in our small temporary apartment for all four kids. All now on Haus of Layne! #BuiltInDesk #KidsStudySpaceIdeas #HomeOrganization #KitchenDesk #HomeSchoolOrganization

A Temporary Study Space for the Kids

Currently living in a 3 bedroom, 1600 square foot apartment with all seven of us I knew I would have to get creative with a way to give the kids proper space for home studies. Don’t get me wrong, I like the more casual approach, but between storing their supplies and giving them a proper […]

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Aug

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Gold Thanksgiving tablescape accent and free printables #ThanksgivingTablescape #DIYThanksgivingDecorations #ThanksgivingDecorIdeas #DIYGoldGuilding #GoldThanksgivingTableSetting

Gold Thanksgiving tablescape accent and free printables

The big day is quickly arriving and we are all busy preparing menus and details as we gather friends and family around our tables to feast. Today I wanted to share with you a beautiful DIY gold Thanksgiving tablescape accent and free printables for this year! I found these mini glass leaf appetizer plates in […]

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Nov

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Kids Valentine DIY + Free Printable | KaraLayneAndCo.com #ValentinesDay #DIY #FreePrintable

DIY Valentine and Free Printable

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and I have you covered with the most darling kids DIY Valentine and free printable! We had so much fun making these and I hope you and your little ones do too. The supplies you want to make sure and have on hand are: – white 8.5 x 11″ […]

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Feb

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DIY Holiday Gift Wrap Inspiration | KaraLayneAndCo.com #DIY #Holiday #GiftWrap #Packaging

DIY Holiday Gift Wrap

I am so excited to share with you DIY holiday gift wrap inspiration that is sure to fulfill all of your maker wishes as well as knock your loved ones’ socks off with each gift you hand out this year. Because who can resist a gift that looks just as good on the outside with […]

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Dec

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