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Itaya Lightbourne (ItayaLightbourne)

Joined 9 years ago from Topeka, KS

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    Fairy Houses and Plants in Your Fairy Garden

    2 years ago

    Lately my thoughts are turning to springtime and I am feeling the pull to create a Fairy Garden. In my research, I discovered some adorable and lovely photos of Fairy Houses I will share. I will also share suggestions for the types of flowers and...

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    Loads of Free Crochet Scarf Patterns

    4 years ago

    Crocheting scarfs is one of the easiest and fastest gifts you can create for any special occasion. These free patterns are sure to spice up your own wardrobe for the holidays or to give as gifts to him or her. I've enjoyed crocheting since I was a...

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    Cute Monsters Free Sewing Patterns, DIY, Make Your Own

    6 years ago

    If you like monsters that are so ugly they are cute as much as I do, you will love these Free Sewing Patterns that I've found! Whether you want to make plushy softy monsters for your little one or perhaps you are looking for a cute tote bag...

  • Charming and Naughty Gothic and Steampunk Shoes

    Charming and Naughty Gothic and Steampunk Shoes

    4 years ago

    Whether you are putting together a smashing costume for Halloween, an office party, or just to dress up for the day, these Gothic and Steampunk Shoes will definitely help you complete your outfit. I've put together several costume shoe options to...

  • Delicious Chocolate Eclair Dessert Recipes

    Delicious Chocolate Eclair Dessert Recipes

    6 years ago

    A quick and decadent dessert recipe that I've had in my recipe stash for years. Great for taking to pot lucks, celebrations and for all holiday gatherings.

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    Free Crochet Toy Patterns

    22 months ago

    If you love crocheted toys as much as I do, then you'll love all the free crochet toy patterns I have gathered in this article. Crocheted toys can range in size from fairly large to the very tiny size as in the adorable amigurumi crochet patterns. ...

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    Steampunk Costumes For Women

    2 years ago

    Steampunk Costumes for women cover a wide and diverse range of styles. If you are as fascinated with this style of dress as I am, then you will enjoy the photos and links that I've gathered to help you achieve your unique statement. I've been...

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    Delicious and Easy Pumpkin Cookie Recipes

    3 months ago

    I love pretty much any dessert made with pumpkins and my recipe for Pumpkin Cookies has been a holiday tradition at our house for the past several years. I'll not only share my recipe for these yummy and easy to make cookies that you can whip up...

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    How to Make Mud Hens (Bar Cookies Dessert Recipe)

    21 months ago

    I'm not sure what it is with the word 'mud' being used in so many of my recipes from the southern part of USA. This recipe will show you how to make Mud Hens that are yummy bar cookies, are simple to make and VERY delicious! Topped with a simple...

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    Recipe: Spicy Rotel Cheese Dip

    13 months ago

    A batch of Rotel cheese dip is always the highlight of any party or gathering that we attend. If you are searching for a recipe that is very easy to throw together and whisk off to your next gathering, then give this one a try!

  • Do You Know How To Make A Bird Feeder?

    Do You Know How To Make A Bird Feeder?

    6 years ago

    There are so many ways to make bird feeders and many of them include using recycled or repurposed items which I love. Giving something another life purpose as well as helping out the birds is a double bonus for me. I am always on the lookout for...

  • Mississippi Mud Cake Recipe

    Mississippi Mud Cake Recipe

    6 years ago

    Although I haven't made one in years, I came across my hand written recipe for Mississippi Mud Pie Cake and just had to share it with everyone before the writing fades and I can no longer read it. I remember our Mom making this when we were young...

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    Easy Peasy No Bake Cookies Recipes

    2 years ago

    This recipe has been a family favorite for many years. My grown son still loves receiving them for birthdays and special occasions.

  • Itaya Lightbourne: About Me

    Itaya Lightbourne: About Me

    9 years ago

    Hello and welcome to my 'About Me' article where I will share a bit more about the 'me' behind the scenes of ItayasDesigns as I was known by at and ItayaLightbourne as I am now known as here on hubpages. I have lived in the Pacific NW,...

  • Staycation Ideas For Your Vacation

    Staycation Ideas For Your Vacation

    6 years ago

    As is often the case, I didn't realize until recently that I've taken many staycations without knowing there was a name or category for it. We love coming up with fun and relaxing staycation ideas. When my husband and I decide to take a vacation...

  • Best BBQ Sauce Recipe For Marinating and Grilling

    Best BBQ Sauce Recipe For Marinating and Grilling

    6 years ago

    You don't live in the southern USA and not become very familiar with several of the best BBQ sauce recipes ever created. I'm going to share one of those barbeque sauce recipes with you and just in time for your next cookout. I was raised in the...

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    There's A Peacock In My Garden!

    6 years ago

    In the Pacific NW, USA many gardeners like to decorate their gardens with statues and ornaments. I'll share with you the very lovely peacock statue that I received this year as well as videos and ideas for making your own yard ornaments. My...

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    Learn to Knit With a Knitting Loom

    5 years ago

    Using a knitting loom makes learning to knit easy and fun. In this article, I'll share some free circular loom patterns and show you just how easy it is to get started.

  • Visit The Hoh Rainforest - Olympic National Park

    Visit The Hoh Rainforest - Olympic National Park

    2 years ago

    I have lived in the Pacific Northwest, USA for over 20 years now. We finally took a day trip to the Hoh Rainforest in the Olympic National Park in 2007. It was a beautiful and serene place that I will return to many times I am sure. Nothing gives...

  • 9 Reasons For Growing Your Own Vegetables

    9 Reasons For Growing Your Own Vegetables

    6 years ago

    Have you been thinking about growing your own vegetables but just aren't quite there yet? You may be pleasantly surprised to find that it is easier than you think! Many people just like you are starting to realize that even in the smallest spaces...

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    Vegetable Green Smoothie Recipes

    2 years ago

    Have you been seriously considering adding more vegetables to your diet? Perhaps you have even considered trying vegetable green smoothie recipes but weren't sure if you would like them. I have been whipping up healthy vegetable green smoothie...

  • Best Dance Games For Wii

    Best Dance Games For Wii

    8 years ago

    Do you want to dance your body into the best shape it's ever been? If you like having fun while exercising, a few of the top dance games for Wii could be just the thing to get you going! I will share the results of my research for my own Wii for...

  • A Peacock Named Pedro

    A Peacock Named Pedro

    8 years ago

    A story about a peacock named Pedro and the neighborhood that came to call him their own.

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    Spectacular Pink Champagne Cake Recipes

    7 years ago

    Have you ever wondered how to make a Pink Champagne Cake? We are going to explore some yummy recipes that you can maybe even prepare in time for a special celebration! Whenever I think of what I really want for Valentine's Day or my birthday or...

  • My Artwork On Zazzle

    My Artwork On Zazzle

    4 years ago

    I've placed many of my designs from original paintings and digital designs on several different quality products on which Zazzle allows you to place your designs. I will show you how easy it is to start your own shop on Zazzle and attempt to inspire...

  • Raised Bed Gardening

    Raised Bed Gardening

    6 years ago

    Sharing some of the advantages, how-to guides and resources for gardening with raised beds.

  • Container Vegetable Gardening

    Container Vegetable Gardening

    6 years ago

    If you have been longing for a vegetable garden but just don't have the space or want to go to the trouble of tending a whole garden, you may want to consider Container Vegetable Gardening. Growing vegetables in containers makes gardening much...

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    How to Make a Worm Pile for Organic Compost

    7 months ago

    Want to compost but not sure how? Looking for a simple way to help the environment? Here's everything you need to know about how to make earthworm compost.

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    Lasagna Gardening Method - The Easy Way To Garden

    6 years ago

    If you are searching for an easier way to garden this year then you may want to consider the Lasagna Gardening Method. This gardening method was designed to be easy on the back and allows you to jump right in without having to weed or till your...

  • Handmade Gifts Kids Can Create

    Handmade Gifts Kids Can Create

    6 years ago

    Kids will always need creative projects to give them something to pour their creative energies into. Easy handmade gifts that kids can create to contribute to the gift giving for birthdays, holidays, or other special occasions, can help them to feel...


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