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    True Value Giveaway #2 Winner

    Conrgratulations to: Your comment was randomly selected by Random.org! Drop me a line at [email protected] to claim your pretty prizes: ——————————————————————————————– If you haven’t seen the wonderful Whisperwood Cottage yet, here’s a couple of tours you don’t want to miss! … Continue reading

    Houzz Ideabook- Here comes the Sun

    Today, my Ideabook is all about the splendor of well-lit spaces.So swing by my “Houzz” for a visit- you’ll find some sweet sunny shots, and tips on how to create a lighter, brighter atmosphere in your home! Here Comes the … Continue reading

    A Few Of My Favorite: Room Re-do’s (2009)

    There’s nothing like a seeing a great “before and after” is there? Remember these? Move your mouse back and forth over the photo below to see Jennifer’s amazing kitchen transformation! Click HERE to read Jennifer’s blog! ——————————————————————————————– Move your mouse … Continue reading

    True Value DIY Squad Project #3: Installing A New Mailbox

    It was gorgeous here in Alabama today. A sunny and crisp 50 degrees. The perfect day to replace a broken-down mailbox that’s located in the most peculiar place… Isn’t that weird? How it’s just sitting out there in the middle … Continue reading

    A Few Of My Favorite: Thrifty Tips (2009)

    Today our Favorites is all about “Thrifty Tips”. So I thought I’d invite the Queen of thrifty decor over for a visit to talk about her top 5 thriftiest tips of the year. Ladies and Gentlemen, I give you Sarah … Continue reading

    True Value Giveaway #2!

    12-30-09: This giveaway has now ended. Thanks to all those who entered! Hello! Tomorrow Kevin is going to tackle our third, and final, True Value DIY Squad project. Installing a new mailbox! The one that we’ve been calling a mailbox … Continue reading

    A Few Of My Favorite: Tutorials (2009)

    Wow! I can’t believe the year is almost over! It’s crazy how fast the time flies. This was my first full year of blogging, and I’ve enjoyed it so much. I’ve made so many friends, and gotten so many great … Continue reading

    Coastal Living – December 2009

    This months Coastal Living magazine is one of my absolute all time favorites! It’s chock full of gorgeous and inspiring photos. I will definitely be referring to these next Christmas… The December issue also spotlights an artist by the name … Continue reading

    Houzz Ideabook- Decorating with Roy G. Biv

    This week, my Ideabook is all about coloring your world with the hues that best suit you! Click on the badge below to head over to Houzz: Decorating with Roy G. Biv Houzz-Kitchens, and bathrooms,and bedrooms, oh my!

    Ga Ga for these Gadgets!

    Two of the coolest gadgets we’ve acquired this year are our Black and Decker “ReadyWrench” and our “Flex” Cordless Mini Vac. The “Flex” came in very handy when we brought in our tree. Somehow even though it’s cordless, it provides … Continue reading

    Guest Bathroom Reno – Day 53

    After a much needed day of sitting on his booty in front of a computer screen editing yesterday’s video, Kevin is back at it in the bathroom again today. Earlier this week, he cut a hole in the farm table … Continue reading

    Guest Bathroom Reno – Day 52

    If only I could renovate that quickly in real life! Kev

    Guest Bathroom Reno – Day 51

    “Hey babe?” (Layla) “Yes….” (Kevin) “Now that we have little square tiles all over the wall, I’m worried that the room is gonna look a little “square-crazy” with the checkerboard pattern on the floor.” (Layla) “So you don’t want to … Continue reading

    Christmas Craft Ideas 2009 – Part Two

    Leonardo da Vinci said, “simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication”. So how about simply swapping out something round… …for something else round during the holidays… Or how about simply hot gluing some cinnamon sticks… …and wrapping a little bit … Continue reading

    Christmas Craft Ideas 2009 – Part One

    Over the past couple of weeks I’ve become a firm believer that decorating for the holidays doesn’t have to cost a fortune. There are plenty of free and inexpensive materials out there to play with, and adding even the simplest … Continue reading