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Monday, June 27, 2016

Coupon Codes for NuMe Wands and Straighteners

People keep asking me about the NuMe hair tools I love, and I can’t always get back to them right away. To make it a little easier, I decided to write a post that can just live here on my blog, and I’ll just come in a update it with the current NuMe sales and deals. That way you’ll have the links and codes you need all in one place so you can order. (these links are affiliate links, meaning I get a couple of dollars as a kickback but it doesn't increase your cost at all--so thanks!)

I also of course want to show you some of the hairstyles I can create with either my flat iron or my curling wand. I have the 25MM classic wand, and here’s how my hair looks after I curl it all. For this style I started wrapping my hair about half way down. The second day it stays really big soft waves. (Nice and beachy!)



Here you can see half of my hair done with the flat iron, straight. The other half is curled with the flat iron (a la Leslie Knope!)

And then here's a shot where all my hair is curled with the flat iron. You can see how the curls are a little tighter than with the wand.




So now for the most important part, THE DEALS




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Summer Sale (expires Aug 16, 2016) $39 Any Curling Wand + Free Shipping

use code ANYCLASSIC


  • Pearl (beachy waves),
  • Reverse (tighter curls at the top, looser curls at the bottom),
  • 32mm (loose waves),
  • 25mm (most versatile; can vary by how much hair you curl at a time and whether you let the curl cool/set before you pull on it or brush it),
  • and 19mm (tight curls).
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I also have a video up on my Facebook page where you can watch me use both the flat iron and the classic wand. They really work so well, and I don’t even use a regular curling iron any more. Go to this page https://www.facebook.com/CraftingInTheRain/videos and look for the video called “Straight and Curls with NuMe Tools” (don’t worry, it starts out sideways, but then I figure it out and fix it :)
If you have questions, please let me know!


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(affiliate links)

Friday, June 24, 2016

You're Killin Me Smalls

{Sandlot inspired shirt}



It's summertime! And what's more summery than getting out and playing a good old game of baseball, Or at least watching a baseball classic, like The Sandlot. PS, did you know The Sandlot is on Netflix right now!?

Monday, June 20, 2016

Personalized Kids Coasters with Cricut

Whether you've just gotten out for summer vacation like us, or you've been enjoying pool time for almost a month now, summer is the perfect time for extra craft projects. I've teamed up with some of my fellow Cricut bloggers to bring you a dozen great ideas for something you can work on this summer. (Remember that some of these links will be affiliate links, and if you buy something I get a small percentage, so thanks bunches!!)


Saturday, June 18, 2016

Where to Buy Letterboards

{Where to Buy Letter Boards}



Have you seen all the letterboards that keep popping up in home decor and on Instagram? If you'd love to have one to add to your own decor for holidays, announcing special events, displaying quotes, or using as photo props, I've found several places where you can buy one. Check them out and see what will be best for you! (some, but not all, of these links are affiliate links--I'll make a few cents if you buy from those links, so thanks!!)

Monday, June 13, 2016

Red White and Blue Vinyl Sign

Expressions Vinyl sent me a set of red, white and blue vinyl to create my own craft project to share with you. All thoughts and opinions are my own.



Stay tuned for the giveaway too--$100 to Expressions Vinyl!
It's one of the best times of the year--time for red, white and blue crafting! Whether it's t-shirts for the fam, bike decorations for a parade, or something to make your home extra patriotic, vinyl is perfect for getting the job done.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Painted Ice Cream Bowls and 2 Ingredient Ice Cream

Are your kids out of school for the summer yet? We have a few days left, but we've had some unusually warm June weather and we're itching to just be done with school already! Even though we aren't completely routine-free yet, I decided it would still be fun to have them work on a craft project and enjoy a tasty treat too.





Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Why I Love my Cricut Explore

As you've read my posts over the last couple of years, you know I love my Cricut. It's not the only machine I've ever owned though, so here's my story, and I'll compare a little the Cricut to a Silhouette and a Black Cat Cougar. 
(This is the part where I tell you that some of these links are affiliate links--I get a small commission so thanks for supporting the blog if you purchase something after following a link!)
Cricut Explore Air


My Cricut Story

Back in 2007 I bought my first Cricut machine. It was the original, small size one, and I was so excited! I was doing a lot of scrapbooking back then. I had two small girls, and they both took naps, so nap time was scrap time. I was also making a lot of cards and had a few Cricut cartridges that let me add a lot of cute things to both. Eventually I started using a third-party software to design some of my own cut files.