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Levolor Blinds Experience

I’m checking back in with the results of my recent shopping experience at Lowe’s for Levolor brand Custom Size Cordless Blinds. The short version of the story: The blinds our house was sold with had cords, If anyone yanked too hard on the cords the blinds broke, Several have broken and most irritatingly the large [&hellip

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Thrift Score Thursday #48

Before we jump into the fabulous finds and features of the past week, I am SO excited to tell you all that there’s a 1st #ThriftScoreThursday birthday Instagram giveaway! We want to help fund your next Thrifting Shopping Spree! Important Giveaway Details: – The prize is a $50 PayPal cash – The giveaway is open [&hellip

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DIY Storage Boxes: Marble paper and Leather

I think a really great way to build your eclectic decor is to DIY a few pieces. Everyone’s decor is going to start to look the same if we’re all buying the same trendy Nate Berkus Target decor pieces. Naturally, do it yourself projects are my go-to. But lately, I’ve been aiming to be a [&hellip

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Thrift Score Thursday #47

Hey, hey everyone! I’m so glad you could pop in on this #ThriftScoreThursday! Thrifting is seriously such an adventure. Sometimes it feels like I’m stumbling in too many things to take home, sometimes I’m trying not to hate you all for the fabulous things you’re finding in my dry spells! Let’s dive into some fun [&hellip

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DIY Ceiling Light: Geometric Himmeli Light Fixture

Hey, hey! Today I’m popping in to share an oldie but goodie. I didn’t talk a whole lot about the light fixture in my home office because I had shared it with the Tater Tots and Jello readers. I’m resharing the tutorial here just in case you missed it! How to make a pendant light [&hellip

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A Trip to Lowes for Levolor Blinds

Normally, I try to share positive stories or triumphant decorating and DIY experiences here. But I have to start off with a bummer of an experience. When we chose the home my husband and I bought 2 and a half years ago, we were thrilled that it had already been outfitted with “premium” blinds. They [&hellip

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Thrift Score Thursday #46

Welcome back to another Thrift Score Thursday! The past two weeks we’ve all been away from the party to enjoy Christmas and the New Year and it was utterly fantastic, but I am so ready to get back into the swing of things. I’ve been watching the hashtag the past few weeks and am Luh-ving [&hellip

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Handmade Wall Hanging

Today I’m really excited to be popping in to share a tutorial for a handmade wall hanging. I’m not shy to creating my own wall decoration. I had spent a chunk of 2014 exploring macrame and I’ll still definitely be playing around more with that, but I wanted to also dive into woven wall hangings. [&hellip

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What’s Next?

I initially began writing a blog post for today that touched on my employment situation and what I expected would be happening for this blog in the near future. Today I am supposed to be unemployed. But, by the good grace of my heavenly father, I received an extension that I wasn’t supposed to be [&hellip

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Happy New Year- Best of For My Love Of 2014

Oh my goodness, y’all. It’s freaking New Years Eve. Say Whaa?! While it may not have been exactly a fabulous year here at For My Love Of, I’m still pretty stinkin’ excited about the growth of this little blog. Not to mention I’ve had the chance to meet and share with all of you! That’s pretty [&hellip

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