2 Minute Tips on Tuesday {even though it’s Wednesday}

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The story of my life is written in my calendar and to-do list.  Some days the only item I cross off my list is “shower.”   Organizational experts suggest breaking down tasks into  smaller ones. The idea being that if you {meaning myself} can break it down, an individual {me}  will obviously not feel so overwhelmed.  Okay, except the list itself can send me into a full blow panic attack on a Sunday night!    Stay with me!

With the autumn season pushing against the front door, I thought I would share 2 quick DIY  fixes when you racing against the clock AND you must get your fall décor out because that is a right of passage!

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Tip #1 : Adding shoe or unused boxes, wrapped in craft paper, to add height or I like to call it “volume.” Boxes for décor  are like volumizer for your roots!  It’s quick and easy and with boxes stacked in my closet for a “rainy day” why not use what I have to bulk up my décor!

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2 Minute Tip #2: pinch clips to get a strong grip on ribbon or fabric. This is useful for wreaths, quick fabric changes that can’t wait for the iron on adhesive strips or gasp a sewing machine!
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That’s it! 2 Minute Tips Tuesday!  Just curious how many started singing the theme song from Frozen after you read the first sentence?

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CHIC ON A SHOESTRING BUDGET  LOLLY JANE  FRENCH COUNTRY COTTAGE

 

Repurpose a Lantern to Organize

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Somewhere in the year 2010 I decided I could not have enough lanterns. I snagged them on clearance aisles, HomeGoods. It came to a head this spring when I would spend hours minutes re-arranging lanterns.  My family was getting a little worried. So I used our annual garage sale as an opportunity to lean out the collection.  Until, I had a mismatched, lonely, isolated wood lantern from Target clearance.  And, it taunted me.

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Fast forward a few weeks,  I got an idea while I was consolidating/organizing my wrapping paper.  Is there a rule that I have to stick a candle in the lantern?

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What do you think?

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LINKING TO: MY 1929 CHARMER  COASTAL CHARM  CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT  A STROLL THRU LIFE  ELIZABETH & CO  CRAFT DICTATOR  BACON TIME WITH HUNGRY HYPO  BRE PURPOSED  DWELL BEAUTIFUL COZY LITTLE HOUSE  SUBURBLE  BRE PURPOSED