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60 Fall Mantel Decorating Ideas

60 Fall Mantel Decorating Ideas

There’s nary a nip in the air, and there probably won’t be for months, but with the start of school and the arrival of the fall issues of my favorite magazines and home decor catalogs, I can’t stop thinking about fall decorating. Pumpkins and rustling leaves and dried flowers and burlap and acorns. I’ll wait […]

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I received compensation and free product from Consumer Crafts in exchange for sharing a project. All opinions are my own. Read my full disclosure policy here. It’s time for another video craft demo, and this month, I’m showing you how you can make place card holders using basic craft supplies from Consumer Crafts. I’m joining […]

Live in a house divided when it comes to sports teams? Kickoff football season with a show your team colors party with food and decor that match your rooting interest. These are great tailgating party ideas, too! #TeamJellO #cbias

Show Your Team Colors Tailgating Party Ideas

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Who says you have to wait until game day to throw a tailgating party? We brought the party to our backyard with a “show your team colors” cookout, perfect if you live in a house divided or if […]

Inspired by the beautiful beach glass, this Sea Glass Table is painted with a base coat of blue chalk paint, topped with a white wash and antiquing.

Sea Glass Table Makeover

In all my trips to the beach, I’ve never found a piece of sea glass. But I have searched and I will continue to do so.. …because I love the idea of beach glass. I love that something once considered trash, like an old jar or bottle, can transform into something beautiful. I love that […]

Gourmet BLT Sandwich Recipe

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As summer slips away, I find myself reflecting on what I will miss. Endless sunshine. Sleeping in. Flip-flops. Spontaneous road trips. Playing outside with friends until the sun goes down. Splashing in the pool. Fresh-from-the-garden produce. Especially vine-ripened tomatoes, which taste like summer and sunshine and all that is good in the world. I don’t […]

DIY Chalkboard Animals

DIY Chalkboard Animals

Old cutting boards are one of my favorite things to buy at yard sales and thrift stores. But not because I want them for chopping vegetables. Old cutting boards and wooden plaques happen to be excellent for crafting. You can usually pick them up for less than $5. I love it when I find ones […]

Indigo Blue Painted Bookshelf

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It’s not the first time this has happened… …where I’ve sold a piece of furniture right out of my garage. And it’s always to the same customer, my friend and neighbor, Michelle, who has deemed me her own personal picker. Should I be flattered or afraid that I’m veering too far into Sanford & Son […]

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Today, I’m taking a little bit of a break from my normal furniture befores and afters, crafty projects, recipes and room reveals to share a little bit more of myself. Dorrie of Simple Southern Charm, another North Carolina furniture painting gal, invited me to participate in the Blogland Tour where I get to talk about […]

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Live in a house divided when it comes to sports teams? Kickoff football season with a show your team colors party with food and decor that match your rooting interest. These are great tailgating party ideas, too! #TeamJellO #cbias

Show Your Team Colors Tailgating Party Ideas

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions … [Read More...]

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As summer slips away, I find myself reflecting on what I will miss. Endless sunshine. … [Read More...]

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