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Virtual Parade of Homes: Phoebus 2

Welcome back to the second installment of the Phoebus edition of Virtual Parade Of Homes. If you’d like to check out the first edition, click here to open a new window with the post. Today’s post showcases more beautiful homes. Some are meticulously cared for and others have run a bit dilapidated. While it’s not always [&hellip

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Thrift Score Thursday #37

Hey there! I’m doing something new here today and I hope you’re just as excited about it as I am. For the next couple of weeks I’m temporarily cohosting Brynne’s (the gathered home), Cassie’s (primitive and proper) and Trisha’s (black and white obsession) hashtag party #ThriftScoreThursday. I have a lot of fun participating in the party, [&hellip

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String Art Mini Wall Hanging Ornaments

*denotes affiliate link. you don’t pay more by purchasing through these links. affiliate links are used to help assist in the costs associated with keeping this blog running. full disclosure can be viewed here. Hello There Friend! Today I’m excited to share with you a tutorial for miniature string wall hangings. I had actually made [&hellip

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Virginia Stick Chair

*denotes affiliate link, which is used as a way to help with the costs associated with keeping this blog running. The coolest thing happened to me the other day and I just had to share the experience with you! It all started about 2 months ago when perusing Craigslist. On days when I have little work [&hellip

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Metallic Honeycomb Vase Knock Off

Hello! I’ve been playing around with a lot of “leftover” craft supplies and existing items in my home lately. Mostly because my stash has gotten a little overwhelming, and because I just dropped a large chunk of cash on a sofa for the living room. It’s turning out to be quite the creative challenge though! [&hellip

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Color & Texture in Living Spaces

Hello Friend! I hope you’re enjoy these “day dreaming” type posts. I really enjoy scrolling through inspiration and beautifully decorated spaces. And, I wanted to share my favorite spaces with you in a loose “theme” format. This segment is Color and Texture in Living Spaces. Please let me know what you think in the comments [&hellip

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Gold Leaf Embellished Trinket Tray Gifts

Welcome! You are in for a treat today! You’ve either stumbled here because of one of the other fabulous bloggers sharing handmade gifts today, or not. Which means you’re either enjoying loads of great handmade gift tutorials, or you’re about to be! My handmade gift idea is these darling little cutomizable gold leaf embellished trinket plates. What [&hellip

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Houseplants for the Black Thumb Gardener

I am the worst at keeping plants alive. I mean, I’ve underwatered several cacti. But, I just love the way greenery in my home makes me feel. So the past few years I’ve been making an effort to refine my process and plant choices. Today, I share with you- Houseplants Even I Can’t Kill. Mass [&hellip

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Trio of Decorative Artwork for a tight space

Welcome back! Today’s post is a really simple and easy wall art DIY. You may remember that I mentioned a while back that I wanted to fill my hallway with white frames. I started filling frames with Sepia and Black & White family photos. And, I created a large-scale woven leather art piece that I shared on [&hellip

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Virtual Parade Of Homes: Phoebus

Good Morning Doll Face! A huge part of why I started this blog was because I wanted to inspire, at least one person, to love and take pride in their home again. Some of the neighborhoods in the city I live in are beautiful. And, it’s obvious some of the home owners do love and [&hellip

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