Pottery Barn Inspired Halloween Mantel

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I am SO excited about my post today! Not only is this part of the Rock Your Knock Off Tour with some of my favorite bloggers, it's also a Halloween post! I love Halloween! This is our second Knock Off tour where we find high end décor and replicate it, but for much less. Right up my alley, right? This tour falls at the perfect time to incorporate Halloween ideas. When I searched for "Pottery Barn Halloween" looking for an idea, I came across this Ghostly Gallery Mantel from Pottery … [Read more...]

Duck Egg Blue and White China Cabinet

The outside is Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® in Pure white and the inside is a mix of Pure White and Duck Egg Blue.

Guess what time it is? Time for Themed Furniture Thursday!!  Are you excited? Because I am excited to share my makeover with you! This month's theme was "two-toned". My harlequin bench that I just shared last week would have been a perfect project for this theme with its yummy Paris Grey against bright white. However I have another piece to share today... A china cabinet!     The outside is Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® in Pure white and the inside is a mix of Pure … [Read more...]

Quilled Paper Pumpkin {& $500 in Visa Gift Cards Fall Giveaway!!}

Quilled Paper Pumpkin Tutorial

Hi sweet friends! Happy Fall!!  Today I'm sharing another thrifty way to add a little Fall to your décor. A few pieces of scrapbook paper and a yard sale frame is about all it took to create this fun quilled paper pumpkin:   This was so simple to make. And it was cheap, as in less than $2! That's my kind of project! Want to make one? Here's what you'll need: Frame Card Stock (I used one for the stem, three for the pumpkin, and one for the background.) Pumpkin … [Read more...]

20 Pinspiring Projects {Get Your DIY On Features!}

20 Projects to Inspire/ Get Your DIY On Features

This is the best part of hosting a link party; getting to share our favorites!! September's Get Your DIY On theme was "Pinterest-Inspired Projects". We invited other bloggers to share what made them stop pinning and start making, and now we get to share our favorites with you! Enjoy! {We know these projects are incredibly inspiring, so when you go to pin them, please pop over to the blogger’s site and pin from the original source! } Latitude and Longitude Wall Art by Home. Made. … [Read more...]

BEST of DIY Link Party + a Few of my Favorite DIYs!

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Hi friends! Welcome to the BEST of DIY Link Party! I'm teaming up with 25+ bloggers for this amazing party:  Our Southern Home  Artsy Chicks Rule At Home with the Barkers  Cedar Hill Farmhouse  Knick of Time Mrs. Hines Class  Unskinny Boppy  Shabby Art Boutique Concord Cottage  Girl in the Garage  Fresh Idea Studio Snazzy Little Things  White Lace Cottage  Simply Fresh Vintage  Confessions of a Serial Do-it-Yourselfer  All things Heart and Home  House on the Way  Stone … [Read more...]

Kitchen Aid Mixer Giveaway!

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  This awesome giveaway is brought to you by me and the lovely ladies below!   Seriously ya'll...how many of you are using one of these?? Me! That's who! That's my mixer purchased at Montgomery Wards circa 1991!! I could definitely use one of these beauties! What color would you choose? To earn entries into this giveaway, just follow the tasks below!    a Rafflecopter giveaway Good Luck! XO,    P.S. Be sure to come back tonight at 9:00 pm EST for … [Read more...]

Harlequin Bench with Chalk Paint® Decorative Paint by Annie Sloan

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Can I tell you how excited I was to receive these in the mail? I was provided these products, but all of the opinions are my own.  I am required to tell you that, but of course it's not hard to rave about Chalk Paint® Decorative Paint by Annie Sloan.  I haven't met a color in her collection that I haven't liked yet. This is the little guy getting the big makeover today. I found him at a church flea market for $15. I love those! And here is his beauty shot: I chose the … [Read more...]

Guess who’s turning…how old??

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See how I used a graphic that didn't make you do math?  That's how much I LOVE you guys! That's right ya'll...I am 43 years old today! Last year I let my birthday slip quietly by, but this year I decided to shout it from the rooftops, or at least in a little post on this here blog of mine. :) I thought it would be a great way to share a little more about me. I mean if you are going to be hanging out in my house and all, wouldn't it be nice to know a little more about me? Today I am … [Read more...]

Thrifty Fall Decor

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Hey ya'll! Today I'm sharing my dining table centerpiece that I created on the cheap cheap cheap! Adding seasonal touches to your home does not have to cost a lot of money! I decided to stay with the same neutral theme I chose for my New Fall wreath: Are you ready to see what this centerpiece was made of? Yup.  It's true! Perty huh? The tiled tray and the wooden bowl-on-a-stand were thrift store finds that cost me less than $5 for both. I painted them with Annie Sloan's Old … [Read more...]

New Fall Wreath

Fall Wreath

Hi there sweet friends! Is it still steamy where you are right now? As I am writing this it is 94 ° outside.  Nevertheless I am forging onward...with a brand spankin new Fall wreath!  I mean it has to cool down soon, right? Here she is: I decided to abandon the oranges and yellows this year in favor of a more subtle palette. What do you think? Of course because I love ya'll so much, I'm going to share how EASY this is to make. First you'll need these (All of my supplies came … [Read more...]

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