Category Archives: DIY

Stairs Makeover…

Its been a while. I have been busy. This is one of the projects we have completed very recently. I didn’t get pictures ready of the before with the ugly carpet on the steps but I did show the progress … Continue reading

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Photo Editing just for fun…

This is just a quick and easy post for you to check out. I had grabbed a photo with my phone while eating at Cracker Barrel a while back. I was having a “bored” moment and thought I would play … Continue reading

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Happy Valentines Day!

From our home to yours. I know this holiday is not a real holiday. Its more of a “Hallmark card” holiday for people to go out and spend hard earned money on items at a store. But it doesn’t have … Continue reading

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My journey with Natural & DIY Laundry Soaps…

(affiliate links to Tropical Traditions) (recipes coming soon, sorry none in this post) There has been lots of talking about DIY laundry soap. I first tried this about 5 years ago. I have a recipe that I purchased cheaply from … Continue reading

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DIY: These chairs got a makeover…

Here is a project I did in the fall. My husband picked up an old set of table and chairs from a neighbor. I mostly wanted the chairs, not the table. So I am reusing the table legs for a … Continue reading

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Evolution of a fireplace…

Since I am showcasing my mantle for Christmas, I thought I would show the progression of my fireplace. When we moved in our fireplace was the big ugly elephant in the room. It was dark. The brick was dark and … Continue reading

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Update to the Fireplace mantle

I have not figured out which look I want in my family room, but for the winter we decided to go nautical instead of beachy. And these photos are not as clear as they should be. My camera phone is … Continue reading

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Beachy/Nautical Inspired Christmas Mantle…

I know its kinda early for Christmas decor, but for us, is ever really too early? NO! We have been working on our mantle decor. Agent K decorated our mantle garland. We are still finishing up the remodel in this … Continue reading

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Cottage Crashers: Front of house makeover and kitchen sneak peak…

I have been slacking again on posting. Sorry. Here is the latest on the constant house crash.  I had to pull this old photo off the internet of our house. This is what it looked like outside when we purchased … Continue reading

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DIY: Mason Jar Pendant Light…

When we purchased our home, we inherited a lot of items (I think someone got tired of packing). One of those items was this old mason jar. I have one of these from my Grandma but I didn’t want to … Continue reading

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