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  • Tommy and Shelley’s “New” Kitchen

    I’m so excited to finally be able to reveal Tommy’s and Shelley’s kitchen today! The episode we created for The Design Network posted on their website this morning, so if you’d like to check it out, just click on the … Continue reading

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    Fall Mantel Decorating Ideas

    Hi and happy Fall! My friend Sarah is hosting a Fall mantel decorating link party at Thrifty Decor Chick today, so I had some fun playing around with our’s a little yesterday afternoon. Because I do these seasonally (and I … Continue reading

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    DIY Hanging Dish Towels

    It’s no secret: I love dish towels…especially if they have loops that you can hang them from! I was inspired by a dish towel project on The Purl Bee, and had some fun creating some ribbon-trimmed dish towels of my … Continue reading

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    DIY Concrete Art

    We’ve still got a few construction projects to complete over at our friend Keith’s house, but I got a little antsy for accessories, and decided to create a sculpture *sort of* like the one sitting to the left of the … Continue reading

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    DIY Sign

    It’s been a busy summer so far, but I’m excited to get back to work on Keith’s living room makeover next weekend! If you’re just tuning in, here’s a look at Keith’s ‘before’ photo: …and here’s the inspiration photo I put … Continue reading

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    DIY Magazine Holder

    Remember that wooden orchard ladder we had propped against the wall in the reading room in our old house? And remember that black wire basket we used in my Mom’s guest bedroom makeover a while back? Well, my Mom gave me the … Continue reading

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    Young House Love

    I finished up the my part of the traveling art project this weekend, so I’m sending it on to the next blogger that’s participating. If you’re a DIY blog reader- you’ll probably recognize her name: And speaking of the Petersiks… … Continue reading

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    DIY Shades

    A couple of weeks ago, I blogged about the white shutters we got from our Facebook friend, Toney… In that post, I mentioned that we were still trying to figure out what to replace the temporary paper shades on the … Continue reading

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    House Numbers

    I really enjoy looking at blogger’s adoption timelines to see how everything went for them, time-wise. And since I’ve had a few requests to share more information about each step of our adoption process, I just wanted to quickly mention … Continue reading

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    Our Shutter Gray Secretary

    Our good friend, Rhoda is hosting a Christmas vignette link party over at Southern Hospitality today, so I thought I’d blog about the Christmas-y touches I added to our newly-painted secretary. Here it is “before”… …and here it is now! … Continue reading

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    Christmas Craft

    It’s Christmas craft day over at Kate’s blog (Centsational Girl), so I thought I’d share a little bit more about the easy-peasy, DIY sailboat project I made the other day. Like I mentioned in our Christmas mantel post, we live … Continue reading

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    Christmas Decorating Inspiration

    This week was made for walking. Temp’s have been just right, and Fall and Winter have become the best of friends around here… Yellows and oranges… …meet reds and greens… …and they all make me feel so thankful and inspired. … Continue reading

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    DIY Halloween Pumpkins

    Our friend Sarah is hosting a “easy fall decor” link party over at Thrifty Decor Chick today, so we thought we’d link up a few DIY Halloween pumpkin ideas. Click on the links below if you’d like to read our … Continue reading

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    DIY Halloween Projects

    Kev and I had fun creating some DIY Halloween projects for HGTV.com this year, and since Rhoda’s “outdoor ideas” link party kicks off today, we thought we’d blog about them here today. They were super simple to put together and if you’d … Continue reading

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    Fall Decorating Ideas

    Greetings! We thought we’d post a few fun, fall table decorating ideas here today to remind everyone about the fall table ideas link party we’re hosting here tomorrow. If you’ve blogged, or are planning to blog about any fall-inspired table … Continue reading

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