DIY Dog Bone Wreath

Today’s DIY project is a Dog Bone Wreath. This makes a great gift for those dog lovers in your life.

Cutting Mat
Box Cutter
Bowls-Large and Small
Ribbon-Two Different Colors, Base 1/2 in wide, Top 7/8 wide
Milk Bones – Amount will vary (I use the large milk bones)

Total Cost: Under $20
Project Time: About 30 minutes
Skill Level: Moderate

1. Place your cardboard on you cutting mat. Using the large bowl as a guide cut out a circle with your box cutter.

2. Now place the smaller bowl in the center of the circle and cut out the middle of the wreath.

3.  With your big ribbon tape it to the back of your wreath. Then start wrapping the ribbon around your wreath until it is all covered making sure the ribbon is tight while you wrap it and tape the end down.You can space it as close or as far apart as you like.

4. Using the thin ribbon tie it to your wreath and tape over the top of it. This will help proved extra strength to hold the bones in place.

5. Next, place your first bone on the wreath and wrap it with your ribbon. Make sure you are pulling the ribbon tight and hold it in place while you place the next bone. While you are doing this you may need to make adjustments to the placement of your bones. Just make sure the ribbon is tight.

6. Once you get to the end tie the ribbon around the wreath and tape it in place.

7. Using the top ribbon make a hanger and using the base ribbon you can make a bow to finish off your wreath.

If you plan on going anywhere for Christmas and are bring your dog with, this makes a great host/hostess gift. 

You can also make one and donate it to your local humane society!

Since we didn’t use any glue all the bones can be used as treats for you K9 pal. If you plan on hanging your wreath up, make sure it is out of reach from you animal. 
Don’t forget to enter our giveaway that is open to US residence who are 18 years of ago or older. *Tree not included*

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DIY Holiday Gift Ideas: Paw Print Ornament

This week I’m sharing DIY projects that would make great gifts for either the dog or dog lover in your life.

Today’s project we are making Paw Print Ornaments.

Here is what you need:
1 Cup Flour
1/2 Cup Salt
1/2 Cup Water
Mixing Bowl
Measuring Cups
Cookie Sheet
Rolling Pin

Preheat the oven for 200 degrees F
Prep Time: 5-10 minutes (depends on how cooperative your dog is.)
Cook Time: About 2 hours
Skill Level: Easy
Great Project for Kids

Combine the flour, salt and water in your bowl. Then knead with your hands on a well floured surface until dough is smooth.

Roll dough with rolling pin until dough is about 1/4 inch to 1/2 inch thick.

Use a cup to cut out a circle in your dough. Make sure your cup is big enough to fit your dog’s paw print comfortably.

Then, take your dough and place it onto your cookie sheet and press your dog’s paw into to dough firmly. This took us a couple of tries to get it just right.

Next, use a straw to cut out a small circle into your dough. This will allow you to hook a string onto your ornament.

Place your cookie sheet into the oven on 200 degrees for about 2 hours or until your dough is cooked through. 

Take your cookie sheet out and let cool. You can then paint your ornament, write your dog’s name and/or the year, or you can leave them plain.

You don’t have to do just your dog’s paw, I also did my nose and my pal Callie’s paw. Kids could do their hand print or you could make plain circles and decorate after they are done baking.

Don’t forget to enter our giveaway that runs through Saturday. This giveaway is open to US residents who are 18 years of age or older. 
*Note: The tree is not part of the giveaway.

B&W Sunday: Amazing Deal

Happy Sunday Everyone! 

As you can tell today is all about Callie the Cat.  I guess she is trying to tell us that all she wants for Christmas is a big box. Luckily, we have been getting a lot of them dropped off at our front door, so she gets her pick of which one she wants. 

This coming up week I will be sharing DIY Holiday Gift ideas that are easy and inexpensive to make. I’m so excited, I can hardly wait! 

Don’t forget our giveaway is still going on for US residents who are 18 years of age or older.

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Spencer’s Holiday Gift Guide Day 5 + Giveaway

Spencer’s Holiday Gift Guide Day 5 “Fun and Play”
and a Giveaway
Today I’m sharing two toys that your dog would love to play with.
Tether Tug is a durable, interactive toy that is designed to provide your dog with hours of fun play and healthy exercise. 

The Tether Tug comes in different sizes to match your dogs weight/pull strength. From small dogs under 15 lbs all the way up to giant, strong pulling breeds. The Tether Tug will provide endless fun for you pup.

PrideBite toys are made of two layers of soft durabite fleece with a rip stop technology sewn between the layers. The durabite foam is light weight, interactive, allows the toy to float and helps retain its shape. Plus the squeakers are encased in pouches and then sewn onto the toy for safety. Not to mention they are washing machine safe!

Right now if you purchase any of their PrideBite products off their website use the promo code, “Spencer” and receive 20% off your order!

Don’t forget to enter our giveaway that is happening right now! Must be 18 years of ago or older and a US resident. Tree isn’t part of the giveaway.

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Spencer’s Holiday Gift Guide Day 4 + Giveaway

Spencer’s Holiday Gift Guide Day 4 “Something for the Humans”
Today I’m sharing with you two of my mom’s favorite dog themed decor.

Rescued Paws Ironworks creates wonderful custom and made to order metal work. They use all the profits to help support their dog rescue and senior dog sanctuary. 

Rescued Paws Ironworks makes wonderful quality items such as garden stakes and trellis, wall art, funny sayings, cat art, dog art, boxes, pet memorials, and even fire pit rings. 

They have huge variety of breeds to pick from and if you can’t find the one that looks like you pooch, they are wonderful to work with to get your order just right.

Stylish Canine has a verity of decals for the dog lover in your life. My mom loves these Goldendoodle decals so much she don’t know where to put them. 

However, you can put them on your computer, car, wall, notebook, cell phone, and many more places. The decals come in a verity of colors and sizes to fit any place just right.

These decals are very affordable, which makes it hard to just by one. So what are you waiting for, show off your favorite bread now.

Don’t forget to enter our giveaway. Open to all 18 years of age or older and for US residence only. *The tree is not part of the giveaway.*

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