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February 19, 2017

Hi DIYers!

My name is Madi, and I'm the creator and author of DIY with Madi! Since I was young, I have always loved to write. In 2013, I discovered Blogger. DIY videos on YouTube inspired me to create my first blog on the Blogger platform, and it became my outlet of creativity. My very first post was posted on August 12, 2013, and it was a DIY Bow-Tie-in-the-back Shirt. Surprisingly, that post racked up a lot of views! So I continued to make DIY posts on my blog. The blogpost that sort-of "sprung" the popularity in my blog was my DIY EOS LipBalm. That post, as of 2/19/17 has over 8,000 views! It also got shared on Pinterest, and even got used for some people's school projects! That's when I realized that my blog had potential, and I've created content ever since.

I hope you enjoy exploring my blog, and hopefully create some of the DIYs I have created for you.

- Madi from DIY With Madi

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Make your own EOS lip balm!

So everyone has EOS lipbalm at your school, and you don't. Have no fear, because you've come to the right place! Now, you can fit in with the crowd, and have moist lips.

*Okay, yeah yeah yeah. Stop talking, Madi!*
Then let's get to it!
You will need:  A plastic Easter egg, or any other sphere-like shaped item that can be opened and closedVaseline (petroleum jelly)Plastic WrapAny flavored extract (I prefer vanilla or strawberry)A bowl (Use a paper bowl if you don't want to clean up a sticky mess!)A MICROWAVE! A ff-rrrr-eeeee-zzzzzzz-er (Freezer, in case you couldn't read that fairly easy word)

1. Take your Vaseline, and scoop out 2-4 scoops, depending on how big your egg is, and then pour in a small amount of your extract! A little goes a looooonnnnnnnggggggggg way. (c) www.wikihow.com
2. Heat that bowl in the microwave for about 30 seconds to 1:15. It depends on how hot your microwave gets... (c) www.wikihow.com

4. WHILE THE VASELINE IS MELTING IN THE MICROWAVE, Open …

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What you'll need:
- A plain headband the color of your hair
- THIS template
- Scissors
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Steps:
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4. Tape or glue the tabs to form each half of the plumbob.
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What you'll need:
-Pudding cups
-Ghost Halloween Peeps Mashmallows
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Steps:
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You're Done!


Thanks for reading! Stay tuned for the next post! And if you want some more food DIY's, click HERE!
-DIY With Madi