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Studded Terra Cotta Planters

With the multitude of projects and crazy ideas that have been churning in this mind of mine, it’s nice to be sharing a project with you that didn’t involve buying anything. Suprisingly, I keep gold studs and mini terracotta pots in my stash. This is my life, it’s a tad odd. If you’re wanting totally [&hellip

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Dollar Store Fridge Upgrade (Monthly Pinterest Challenge)

Happy Saturday Everyone! Today I’m popping in to share a little project of mine as part of the Monthly Pinterest Challenge hosted by Havalah of Sisters What!. At the start of the new year my hubby bought me several books. One of those books was A Beautiful Mess‘s A Happy Handmade Home. I’ve mentioned it [&hellip

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Thrift Score Thursday #53

Hello! I hope you’re ready for some super fabulous thriftiness! If you’re new around here and want a quick run down, here’s the rules for the party: We want you to participate! Hit up your local thrift stores, craigslist, yard sales, estate sales, side of the road, anything! Thrifty doesn’t necessarily mean from a thrift [&hellip

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So I Married A Creative ________ Interview!

Today I’m participating in something really fun! I was invited to join in with several other bloggers to do an interview with my husband concerning this blog. We’re all always interested in the dirt, so here it is! Dirty laundry and all! And as a precursor, my husband really is a great sport about this [&hellip

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Raised Design Marsala Painted Planter

Had you heard I developed a plant hoarding problem? I shared the discovery on Instagram recently and I think it’s time to come out on the blog, too, since it’ll explain the need for repeat after repeat on the planter tutorials. In case you missed the title of this post *spoiler alert* It’s a planter [&hellip

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Saying Goodbye to my Hexagon Painted Accent Wall

I can’t really pinpoint an exact feeling for how I feel about that. I created my Hexagon Painted Accent Wall for my entry in the Frog Tape Earn Your Stripes Contest 2013. I didn’t place for anything, but it received a bit of attention on the world wide web and even landed me my first [&hellip

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Thrift Score Thursday #52

A very cheery welcome to you and happy thrift score Thursday! Thanks so much for stopping by for a post full of full thrifted finds and features and thanks to those of you using and perusing the hashtag! Want to join in on all the fun? It’s easy! Simply snap a picture of any recent [&hellip

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Electrical Tape Planters

Anybody else have the spring itch right now? We’re getting a pretty decent amount of snow for our area right now and it’s making me feel like I need even more greenery than ever around me. I couldn’t find a “normal” size pot anywhere and settled on buying a plain jane from Amazon. A few [&hellip

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The Paint Finish for Wonky, Uneven Textured Walls

Things have been relatively quiet around here on the blog. Just a few small projects have been shared because I’m spending the majority of my time painting walls. Our home was built in the 1950’s and with settling and additions occuring in that time, the walls are a bit wonky. The finish isn’t smooth and [&hellip

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Thrift Score Thursday #51

Hey! Happy Thursday everyone! Thanks for joinging me here for another weekly installment of Thrift Score Thursday. It’s been quiet, asides from sniffles and coughing, around here. But you all have clearly been killing it in the thrift and scoop game! Want to join in on all the fun? It’s easy! Simply snap a picture [&hellip

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