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    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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    Table Redo

    I love a fun table redo, so Kev and I set out to find an inexpensive side table we could use in a room we’re helping decorate right now. We hit our favorite flea markets the other day, and ended … Continue reading

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    Inspiring Designs

    A couple of home magazines featured some of our photographs this summer, so I thought I’d blog a little bit about them here today…before it’s time to break out the pumpkins- ha! We shot Ashley and Jamin’s veranda for the … Continue reading

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    Follow Your Heart

    Dear Stef, TamiK, OsageGypsy, HelloHahaNarf, and CottageByTheSea, You said you liked my wonky “O”, so I thought I’d skooch it back down to where I found it resting the other day… What do you think? Hot glue to the rescue, or wonky wins?

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    Spring Paint Project

    I had sort of a weird/down day yesterday, so I decided to change my situation and carve out a day just for good times. A day for dirty hands and a clean soul. I started with a walk in the … Continue reading

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    Spring Craft

    Kate’s hosting a Spring craft link party over at her blog today, so I thought I’d link up the soda crate project I had fun putting together the other day for our Spring mantel display… I started with an old … Continue reading

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    Spring Decorating Link Party

    Hello- and welcome to our first “Spring Fling” link party! We’re kicking things off with a mantel/shelf/ledge link party here on our blog today, and Kate, Rhoda, and Sarah will be hosting some more Spring-themed parties on their blogs on March 22nd, 27th and … Continue reading

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    DIY Sliding Door

    Want to incorporate a sliding door somewhere in your house? Me too! Freaked out by the price of barn door hardware? Me too! But check it out, I received an email from a sweet gal named Brier this week, and she and her … Continue reading

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    17 Ways to Add Character To Your Cottage

    We’re working on the newly-installed hardwood floor in our hallway today….sanding, staining, sealing….story of our lives- ha! I look forward to posting the before, during and after pics soon, but in the meantime, here are links to some of the … Continue reading

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