DIY Printer Cover

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  This is a sponsored post. The kind folks at True Value have asked me to share a fun back to school project with you. I have been compensated for my time and efforts. Good Monday friends! Just got in from my morning Stella walk....I feel FAALLLLL in the air and it woke me right up! I am sure it will heat up today....but this morning … [Read more...]

Repurpose old fence: Make a wood Tray DIY

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Busy week here getting back into the school routine. Sorry the post have been a bit off:) I think I will probably go back to my normal Mon, Wed, Friday post soon:) Hope you are having a nice end of summer:) I scored this awesome old section of white picket fence at a local thrift shop. ( Local friends the shop is called Tickled Pink and I have … [Read more...]

Bottle cap Birdbath (repurposed bottle caps)

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This is a sponsored post. The kind folks at True Value have asked me to share a fun summer project with you. I have been compensated for my time and efforts.   There are so many fun projects that call for bottle caps. After I saw a few projects online I wanted to try one out for myself. This inspired my bottle cap birdbath project.  I am … [Read more...]

WIne Cork Garden Markers

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Summer is in full swing here….my bubs finished his exams last Friday…and the peanut has her last exam tomorrow. I am scrambling to get ready to take bubs and my nephew to the beach for a week….looking forward to chilling on the Atlantic:) I am sure I will be popping in from time to time…but the regular post here may get a bit scattered. It seems … [Read more...]

DIY Self Watering Planter

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I planted a salad garden this week….in a container. It is my first attempt at getting back into growing some of my own veggies. I thought I would start small and see how it goes. In my effort to keep my container salad garden alive I came across a really neat way to make sure my plants day hydrated….   I have seen this technic used in the … [Read more...]

“Shiplap” in the Powder Room

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It seems that the hit show fixer-upper on HGTV is all the rage. I absolutely love Joanna Gaines's style. It's casual and comfortable but also very put together. I love how she repurposes things and breathes life into spaces with use of old funky things. When we built our house last summer I really wanted to do something kind of funky and … [Read more...]

DIY Concrete Tray Planter (video tutorial)

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Hey all!! Hope you had a restful Easter break. We are recharged after a week at the beach. It is always hard to get back in the groove…but only 24 days of school (then exams…) and onto summer! The weather has finally turned nice…and it is a perfect time to dive into this months True Value Blog Squad post Itis easy and a great beginner concrete … [Read more...]

Using giftwrap to dress open shelves

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We have lived in our new home for about 6 months now. I would say that 90 percent of our decisions with the design of this house have worked out perfectly for our family. As always, there are few things that you might like to change and if I had to do over again I probably would tweak a few things. I'm going to be sharing with you a few of those … [Read more...]

Easy beginner woodworking: True Value Blog Squad

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Well if you follow me on Instagram or Facebook...you heard that the Food Network did not select our kitchen to film the series "Southern at Heart." Boo hoo! No big deal....maybe next time around:) A few were curious about how it all works...and I really don't know anymore than I did the other day. What I do know is the LA producers for the show … [Read more...]

Horseshoe Curtain Holders (DIY unique window hardware)

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I think its really funny how my brain works. When it came to deciding on what to do for my windows in this new family room I was a little bit stumped. I didn't want anything that would take away from the architecture of the room. I didn't want anything too simple. I wanted something that could handle the height of the ceilings which are 11 feet … [Read more...]