Guest Bedroom: repurposing an old bed

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Remember back in the day….I told you here and here about our guest bedroom we were creating in the basement? It has been done for awhile….but I haven’t had a great opportunity to photograph the room. It is a bit of a tight space…and the lighting is less than ideal…and I am not sure I love the lamps…but what I think to myself is…It may not be … [Read more...]

Fall Porch…and a story about a rocker

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Even though it seems that fall and summer have swapped places (not cool by the way Mother Nature...not cool....) It hasn't stopped me from decorating the front porch a bit for fall. And so begins the story of the rocker...not the kind of rocker…like head-banger rocker…not that I am not cool with that or anything…but this kind of rocker… Text … [Read more...]

Mini Fall Luminaries (Fall Mantle Décor)

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Hey it’s Friday!! Whoohooo! Ready to get your Fall on this weekend?? Here is a fun Saturday project…that will have your mantle ready…and last all the way through to Thanksgiving. Enjoy! My mantle was already looking pretty “fall like”….but of course I had to fuss with it a bit after I thought of these fun little mini luminaries. I am not much on … [Read more...]

Easy tricks for Styling a Mantle

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Hey all! Hope you had a fabulous weekend. I will be taking the rest of the week off because I am headed to the BigApple ;) Miele asked me to participate in a campaign called #pureairblog. I am excited to visit their headquarters in Princeton and learn more about their vacuums and appliances! I will be spending time in Princeton, NJ and then NYC for … [Read more...]

Updating the Bookshelves with FrogTape

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of FrogTape brand painter’s tape for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. The family room. Do you wonder why I never post about the family room? It is thee hardest room for me to photograph. I feel like I have tried every trick to the trade…I have bounced light with the reflector…I have used … [Read more...]

Refinish an old ceiling light (DIY light update)

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Morning yall!! How was your weekend? We had nothing to do and it was perfect:) Wanted to share with you this ceiling light from the guest room....it turned out so unique and it was super easy to do. This old ceiling light was a steal at my local Restore (habitat for humanity thrift shop). I bought it for $10 and it hung in my garage forever. I … [Read more...]

Easy Drop Cloth Curtains (how to use a grommet)

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Hey! How are you all doin?? We made it to Friday and through our first week of school. Summer is officially over here…so hopefully I will have a bit more time to share some fun things with you. Back when I did the mini garage makeover…I decided to throw a coat of paint on the workbench. It was such a big improvement I decided to keep going. I love … [Read more...]

Host a Garden Craft Breakfast: with Miracle Gro

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Miracle-Gro for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Remember a couple weeks back when I showed you this super simple Polka Dot Planter? Well, we invited a few little friends for a garden breakfast paint party….it was such a great way to kick off summer time! Some paint, brushes, bagels, … [Read more...]

Creating a Faux Fireplace: Airstone Tutorial

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Back when I redid my new craft space…I told you about this mantle that I found for $40 at my local consignment shop. I wasn’t sure where to use it at first…but it seems to fit perfect on this wall in my office. The jury is still on on weather or not it will get a coat of paint….I am leaning towards painting it. We tossed around several ideas for … [Read more...]

Simple no sew drapery panels

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Hey all! Happy Friday! And Happy Derby weekend. Don’t forget to cheer on the horses on Saturday:) I told you a few weeks back about our solution for hanging the drapery panels…but I wanted to show you just how easy these were to make. I loved this fabric by Waverly (Williamsburg collection) It was the perfect color and style for this craft … [Read more...]