• How To Make a Snow Ball Wreath

    Make a statement on your front door this winter by creating a snow ball wreath. These frosty snow balls will shimmer in the sun just like the real thing. It won’t matter whether there’s snow on the...

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  • Red Toile Curtains with Yellow Pom Pom Fringe!

    We had one very rainy stormy day this week so I decided to do a few indoor projects. Besides working on my bookcases, I also took down my polka dot curtains which I’ve enjoyed all summer. Here’s...

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  • Everyone Should Have a Giant Chalkboard

    Back at the beginning of the summer I had the opportunity to host a big birthday bash. It was a joint birthday party for my sister, Helen who would be turning 70 and my daughter, Amy Kikita...

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  • Autumn in the Kitchen

    Turquoise and Red     I was cleaning out the laundry room and set out the apple swag I love to use for my autumn kitchen decor. I noticed the beautiful combination made by pairing the apples...

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  • Sprucing Up the Deck

    I really need to re-do the stain on my deck – it’s been peeling all summer. But that’s too big of job to tackle right now so I thought I’d start with this – I know…awful right?...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • DIY Paint Project Ideas: One Can of Paint, 5 Things to Do With It

    By Katie Kretschmer for Home Rehab Online   It’s always good to have a little paint left over from a recent paint project for just-in-case touch-ups. But when you have a bulk of leftover paint to spare,...

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  • Using Old Windows

    I mentioned a while ago that my husband had brought home a few old windows that a neighbor had put in the garbage when they got new ones. So I’ve been looking around the web trying to...

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  • Vintage Buttons

    Yesterday was Hannah’s first day of middle school (!). Everything went well, and I survived. ha ha! She did too, but I knew she would. Being an only child, she loves school and being around lots of...

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  • Autumn Mantel

    Time to Decorate? I have seen a few bloggers change room decor, tabletops and mantels to reflect the autumnal season. I had been resisting, until I talked myself into it. This is what the mantel looked like...

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  • Little Shop Good-bye…

    The doors had been closed for over six years, I heard. The little shop was still full of merchandise, old and new. Antiques played nicely with made-in-China “primitives” while barely-there cobwebs danced in the summer breeze. As...

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  • Faux Barnwood Letters

    I finally did something with the unfinished chipboard letters I got from Hobby Lobby a long time ago. The regular price of this size letter is $1.99 and I got them at 40% off. If you wait...

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  • Faux Blue Mason Jars

    PAINTED AND LACE MASON JARS Versatile and Decorative Storage Mason jars are so easy to find – at garage sales, thrift stores, and just about any store. I have boxes full of Mason jars of all sizes...

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  • Garden Whimsy

    Last summer I snapped up this vintage bicycle at a garage sale for $5.00. You can read about it here. I was determined to “plant” it in my front garden to add a touch of whimsy to...

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  • Screened Porch Decorating

    I started straightening up my screened porch over the weekend now that the horrible yellow pollen isn’t everywhere. My porch is divided into a dining area and a seating area so I started working on the seating...

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  • Fun Ways to Use Old Ladders In Your Home

    I have been looking for some old ladders to use in my garden and in my home since….forever! I think everyone else is looking for them too (since I can’t seem to find even one old rickety...

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  • Easter China Cabinet

    I like to celebrate the holidays by adding some special seasonal touches around the house. It’s tradition in our home. I think my family would think there was something wrong with me if I didn’t do a...

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