“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...]

DIY Necklace Holder

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Hey yall! Happy Wednesday! Before I forget....I am sharing a fun fall treat over at Jen's today that is a great option for preschool snack day:) Go check it out! And if you are here visiting from Tatertots and Jello...welcome! I am thrilled you are here....be sure to sign up to follow me on your favorite social channel:) This technically isn’t … [Read more...]

DIY snack tray for the car

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Fall travel is right around the corner….here is a great tool to keep the cars neat:) Our cars often times are like our home on wheels…we are constantly going somewhere….and making that space “work” as efficiently and as neat as possible is always a plus. I think the back envelope area of your car seat is thee best way to help keep your car tidy. … [Read more...]

Easy Fall Planter (Outdoor Fall Décor)

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Good gravy we made it to Friday! My boys have big sports plans this weekend that include an NBA exhibition game...an NFL game and a huge rival high school football game. The peanut and I are looking forward to PUPPYTIME with our Stella girl who will be coming home on Saturday:) Plus, the weather is turning cooler...whoot!!! I wanted to share this … [Read more...]

DIY Wood Coasters

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So....sometimes I’m in a craft store…for a specific purpose….and I get this crazy idea in my head…and then start shopping for the crazy idea….this was one of those moments. I was in the wood burning tool aisle….you know with all the wood…and tools. Too specific? Anywho, I started to gather an idea in my head for some coasters that we were in … [Read more...]

Reclaimed Wood Platter Rack (DIY Shelves)

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My love for old trim parts is deep. I have used these pieces in several projects throughout the past 4 years. These reclaimed wood platter racks make great use of old trim parts. They are really art unto themselves—along with whatever you happen to place on top of them. In our new dining space….we have a large wall that was just crying for … [Read more...]