mini fix up to the Sofa Table…

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We finished this sofa table awhile ago….as in 2.5 years ago. We placed the table behind the sofa against the windows. I was so excited to get it in the room that I decided not to stain the back. I’m super lazy like that….(equally fitting title for this post would be “World’s most patient sofa table…”..if you go back and read the post about making … [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...]

Nature Inspired Christmas Mantle (Simple Holiday Mantle)

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  A few other options for the title of this post: One Mantle, Two Ways to decorate Fresh greens….not so fresh…. Girl goes bat-**** crazy about her Christmas Mantle Oh hey, there’s a tree limb…. I could go on…and on…..Point is this….I had my mantle all decorated and looking fab. Like this…..(I even wrote a post up about it … [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...]

Wood Floor into Wall Art (DIY art)

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You know that I hold onto things….things like random pieces of flooring. About 5 pieces to be exact. They were laying in the garage…collecting dog hair and debris…it was time to clean them up and put them to good use. And so they became wall art for the guest room…#boom…. Here is how I made it…   Now don’t go all crazy on me….if you … [Read more...]

DIY Pearl Hardware (DIY drawer pull) plus a Fall Giveaway!!

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Hey all! Happy Friday! A few things to chat about today… I showed you the table that I redid last week….the hardware needed to be replaced but I couldn’t find anything that was delicate enough. I really wanted to use these pearls…so I had to figure out how to attach them. Obviously I don’t think this '”hardware” would work in a kitchen or … [Read more...]

Easy end table update…

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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. Literally 5 years….I have had this table in my basement. End tables like this are a dime a dozen at thrift shops and garage sales. Swoop one up the next time you see one…and make it all puuuurrrrrttttttyyyyy again:) I … [Read more...]

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...]