Boredom Buster #4: DIY Room Decor

Summer Boredom Busters

Something that you see on Pinterest, Tublur, Instagram, etc. are pictures of DIY room decor. I have always looked at these and thought that I wish my room could look like that. But in the end, buying the having to gather the materials and then make it is a little time consuming. Here is boredom buster number 4. Make an easy DIY room decor. It can be one you have seen online or something you can come up with on your own. Today, I am going to share with you how to make a cute and easy decor for your room.

This decor is really easy. All you have to do is gather materials and then assemble. I went to Target and CVS to buy the things I need.

First, you will need some streamer party decor. For example:

I found mine in the party section of Target. I believe that you can make this at home as well. You will need a long piece of string, streamers or tissues paper. I think the the streamers will probably work better. ย Cut several foot (about 30.5 centimeters) long strands of streamer or tissues paper. If you are using tissue paper make the paper 1.75 inches or 4.45 centimeters wide. Next, fold the pieces of paper over the string, and tie it up into a knot leaving a little bit of room for the paper to slide along the string. If the paper rips, you could probably use glue/hot glue to get the two together. Lastly, grab a pair of scissors and cut the paper hanging down into even more little strings. Repeat these steps, and now, yours should look similar to mine.

Next, you will need pictures to hang up. I ordered mine on the CVS website. You could also print off some inspiring pictures or pictures you might have of you and your friends.

Lastly, I got some of these adorable miniature clothes pins. I am not clear about where I previously got them, but I am almost positive you can find these at Target or a crafts store.

I taped the streamer decor onto the wall, but you can use something else. Then, I clipped on my pictures and voila!

Voila! An easy, affordable, and cute room decor is completed. What makes this better, is I found all of these things around the house. I hope that you enjoyed this boredom buster as much as I did!

Love,

LibLou โค

 

3 Ingredient Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

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These 3 ingredient cookies is quite similar to the 3 ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies. To read about 3 ingredient peanut butter cookies, click here.ย Both of these recipes are from Gemma’s Bigger Bolder Baking. She is amazing at coming up with easy and delicious deserts and food. To check out her website, click here.

The 3 ingredients you will need are:

1 cup of oats

1 banana

1/4 of a cup of chocolate chips.

Mixing Bowl

Mixing Utensil

Ice cream scoop


The great thing about this recipe is that it can easily work if you are on a diet or trying to eat healthier. My mom is on a diet and she says that she will be able to eat these cookies! Now, you can substitute the milk chocolate chips for dark chocolate, which will make these even more healthy. In fact, most diets require you eat dark chocolate. ๐Ÿ™‚

First, you need to pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit or 180 degrees Celsius. You can either spray your baking tray with non-stick cooking spray, or you can line it with parchment paper. You can also use butter to rub on the tray. You just don’t want the cookies to stick. Next, you need to mash your banana with a fork, in a bowl. Add the oats and then fold in the chocolate.


I used an ice cream scoop to put the cookie dough onto the tray. The dough is not super firm, so you might need to use your fingers to help make them a shape. This batch made about 10 cookies, but I also divided the original recipe in half. Once your oven is heated, place the try into the oven for about 15 minutes.


While the cookies were cooking, they smelled delicious and as they came out, it smelled like banana bread. You also know they are done, if the oats on top are toasted. These cookies were just as easy and scrumptious as the peanut butter cookies.

Love,

LibLou

An Amazing Azalea

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I enjoy taking photos of many things, but flowers are one of my favorites. I find grace and beauty in flowers. There are many, many, more pictures of flowers to come! ๐Ÿ™‚

Isaiah 40:8 – The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of our God endures forever.

Boredom Buster #3: Jigsaw Puzzle

Summer Boredom BustersWhen I was little, I had a Curious George puzzle. I also had a 100 piece that was a picture of a cat with a tiara on in a light pink purse. I’ve always been pretty good at solving these. I think after you finish one, there is that feeling of accomplishment. Around our house, puzzles have been a way for us as a family to come together.

So, boredom buster number 3: Solve a jigsaw puzzle. Recently, I got a new 1,500 piece one at Target. It is a picture of ice cream, because who doesn’t like colorful food? I’m almost done with it! What is great about this puzzle, is that the back of the pieces are a certain color. This means there are different sections. For example, I did the “Purple section” first.

Not only are puzzles fun but they are a great way to challenge your brain during the Summer. My mom is pretty strict about keeping our brains active and healthy. What I consider a plus as well is that these things could last you a few days. This means it isn’t just a one day activity.

This is a pretty short post, but look forward to next weeks boredom buster! Also, follow alibloulife on instagram @alibloulife This way you will know what’s being uploaded!

Love,

LibLou โค

3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies


A blogger and youtuber that I absolutely love, is Gemma from Gemma’s Bigger Bolder Baking. She comes up with the coolest recipes including microwavable breakfast, lunches, dinner and lets not forget dessert. She also wrote about this recipe for 3 ingredient peanut butter cookies. I thought I would give it a try.

The things you will need are:

1 cup of peanut butter

1 cup of sugar

1 egg

Mixing bowl

Mixing utensil

Ice cream scoop


First, you will need to pre-heat an oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit or 180 degrees Celsius. You will also need to spray a large baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray. You can also line it with parchment paper. In your mixing bowl add the sugar, peanut butter, and egg together. Mix until combined. Use an ice cream scoop to scoop the dough onto the baking sheet. They do spread out in the oven, so I would recommend you leave a little bit of space between each ball. You can use your hands to make the balls ball of dough, but I found that the dough was not dry enough for you to touch without getting dirty. A general peanut butter cookies has the criss-cross pattern on it, so grab a fork and push the fork down vertically. Then pick it up and push it down horizontally. At this stage your cookies should look like this:

Place the baking sheet into the heated oven for about 15-20 minutes. I cooked mine for 15 minutes and they were a little brown on the bottom, so I would recommend cooking them for a less time.

When the cookies come out they are quite soft, so I do think you should let them cool for about 5 minutes before you move them. Ta-da! 3 ingredient peanut butter cookies works and are quite delicious. They are pretty sweet, so you can cut down the sugar content a little. To check out Gemma’s Bigger Bolder Baking click here.ย This recipe is super quick and easy if you are craving a sweet treat. ๐Ÿ˜‰


Love,

LibLou