Ferns

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For the love of ferns I love a fern!   I love the slouchy casual posture of the fern. So when  Home Depot had ferns on sale for $5.00 last weekend I bough a few! I bought four and I have found homes for two!  This is how Home Depot gets you back into the stores! They offer [Read more…]

Wine Cork Décor

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WINE CORKS | DECOR Any wine cork hoarders reading this post today?  Well here is a creative solution  to hide the wine corks stashed in your kitchen drawers from your mother-in-law.  Anyone have a curious – just looking for a glass type of-  mother-in-law? Before I go off in a different direction let me bring it [Read more…]

DécorSteals.com

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décorsteals.com | weekend finds Hi everyone- I am super excited to share one of my favorite online decor sites for this week’s weekend finds! Have you heard of DécorSteals.com?  I don’t remember how I found this site, but warning:  it’s addictive.  On the plus side, it’s curbed my HomeGoods and TJ Maxx addiction. So I traded  one [Read more…]

DIY Barn Doors

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Hi there- a few weeks ago I got an email from KariAnne over at ThistleWood Farms who really liked my DIY barn door project and wanted to share it on her weekly Thistlekeeping series here.  She stumbled upon my barn door project while finding ideas for her future project. So I freaked!  Karianne has like 1 million followers and all [Read more…]

Furniture Placement Idea

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Hi there~  I have got my eye on a some furniture I’m drooling over at Crate & Barrel.  The reason we are in the market for new furniture is we notoriously purchase furniture that is either over or under sized for the room. And, then we  I complain about the sizing.  I have been “observing” for [Read more…]

Wood Spindles to Iron Spindles

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I am in love with this project: replacing our wood spindles with iron spindles.  This project is one of those projects that changed the entire look of our home. This is what we had in our house.  I don’t have a before picture.  Who knew I would be blogging about replacing 241 wood spindles with iron spindles? Our dream to [Read more…]

Window Inspiration

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I have windows on the mind.    So I am spending way too much  time looking for  window  ideas!  What did we do before Pinterest?  Here is the current state of my windows and the post is HERE .  Taking suggestions.   And, here’s some options I am loving: Wrong season, but loving this for next year.. actually [Read more…]

Entryway Refreshed

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Hey there~ Anyone wishing for spring?  I admit I usually hang onto the chilly February days. In fact, I think there should be a push to move Thanksgiving and Christmas back a month so we have the holiday lights to cheer us up in January!  Who wants to take that campaign on in 2016! Ha! [Read more…]

DIY Snowflake Blocks

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Hi there~ I feel like I am a little late to the Winter Décor theme going on over at Pinterest.  I am kind of  excited that winter decor in January and February is becoming it’s on recognized season.  It makes taking down the holiday decorations less of a let down and more like, “let’s bring [Read more…]

Stair Case Garland Ideas…

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Hi there- I found these stair case garland  ideas in October and I am just now sharing.  My original plan was to change the garland in my home after seeing a friend’s much simpler, cuter idea.  My middle child would call this plan, “hashtag suburban mom probs.”   I didn’t get any garland up this year on [Read more…]

What a photographer taught me about fruit

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Hopefully you are reading this with that great hook in the title.  One of my kids loves fruit. I buy fruit  in bulk because he will eat a 1/2 dozen Cutie oranges after school.  As always, when I buy fruits and veggies in bulk I am always faced with where to store the produce so the family eats it!  So this [Read more…]

Upcycle Tree Branches

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Hi There- Here’s a quick upcycled wreath I made using tree trunks and branches from a neighbor who recently trimmed his trees.  I asked if I could take some before it was hauled away. He couldn’t load my car fast enough. And, then the branches sat in my garage for a year! I up-cycled a broken frame, added [Read more…]