DIY ereader holder (Handmade Father’s Day gift)

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This little handy ereader holder makes really good use of those inexpensive wooden craft store frames. They can be customized for pennies…and your recipient will be delighted at the time the kiddos took in making them one of a kind. This handy DIY ereader holder is perfect for Dad's smartphone or ereader. Kids can put this together in just a few … [Read more...]

Beach Kitchen update…

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Happy Friday!!! I cannot wait to show you the changes to the beach kitchen!!! I told you last week that my parents were going to the beach…..you will not believe what they have done to the dated 80’s kitchen. I was sharing on instagram a bit of their progress. They amaze me everyday. I am so blessed to have grown up in a house with such an … [Read more...]

Twin headboard becomes outdoor cooler table (repurpose furniture DIY)

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Elmer’s ProBond Advanced for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. My friends at Elmer's challenged me this month to create something that would require me to bond a porous and a non-porous material….lots of things popped in my head. Mixed Materials such as wood and tile, fabric and metal, … [Read more...]

DIY Outdoor Shower

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Guess what!!! My dad has been given the all clear to go to the beach! His Dr had him do a few test....all came back negative...no cancer present! Praise God:) He will be having another surgery on his bladder in May to basically begin to heal his bladder from the inside. We are beyond thankful and relieved. Thank you so much for all your kind emails … [Read more...]

Simple face lift for a blah bathroom…

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When getting the house ready to sell….there were a few things on my list that I wanted to improve a bit. The kids bathroom was one room that needed a bit of help. The color in there was not doing any favors either. I have searched and search for one picture of this bathroom before…and I cannot find any! I know how you love a good before and … [Read more...]

My floor is not perfect and neither am I

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It is zero here today. So that's fun....kids off from school after a two week Christmas break....it is kind of nice to get one alarm free morning though. Hope you are staying warm and cozy wherever you are:) Today I am sharing a few more tips about our painted hardwood.... A little update…on the floor. Just to keep things transparent and real … [Read more...]

Thrift Store Basket Makeover (#texturedsurface)

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of FrogTape provided by ShurTech Brands, LLC for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Baskets are a dime a dozen at thrift stores….and many times they look pretty worn down. I had a couple on hand at my house that were ready to make their way to goodwill….but I thought of this easy way to save … [Read more...]

Big Wreath for Little Money

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  Most of you probably already have your wreath out on your door….but I thought I would share this just incase (and you can really use this little trick all year long...with any old wreath:). I was in need of dressing two doors this year since we have the double doors now. I had a few strands of a heavy garland that I wanted to use outside … [Read more...]

DIY photo booth using your dslr camera

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My dad takes pictures….and he has hundreds of thousands to prove it. Every holiday…every occasion…he has his camera out and ready to go. This DIY photo booth is a spin off of the tradition of taking family pictures at the holidays. So I thought… the entertaining season upon us…and family and friends coming in and out of our house….this would be a … [Read more...]

DIY Wood Wreath

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So I was walking through Lowes…checking things off my list when it hit me….I had some sort of DIY epiphany somewhere in between aisles 3 and 14…Has that ever happened to you? I have been feeling like my creative mojo was lost….but right there in the middle of the adhesive aisle it all came back. BooM! What a good feeling:) So from then on…. I … [Read more...]