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

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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...]

Get Your DIY On September: Pinterest-Inspired Projects

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Hello party people!!  Are you ready to get down? Okay so maybe it's not that kind of party, but still pretty darn fun!  This month's challenge is all about what's made you stop pinning and start making!!  It's a Pinterest-Inspired Party. If you missed last month's features from our "Room Revamps" theme, you can see them here:   Now for some amazing pinterest-inspired projects...   Here's a peek at what my co-hosts and I tried out:   Did I … [Read more...]

How to Turn a Headboard into a Coat Rack {& a Partyversary Giveaway!}

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I love a good repurpose! Today I'm sharing how I turned a thrift store headboard into a fun place to hang your coat, your hat, your kid's back packs, whatever you feel inspired to hang. This project is for our Get Your DIY On challenge.  The theme for September is Pinterest-Inspired Projects. Doesn't that sound SO easy?? It was hard, ya'll!! Do you have any idea how many potential projects I have pinned? So, instead of looking through all the amazing ideas on my Pinterest Boards to find … [Read more...]

Sweet September $500 Cash Giveaway!!

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Welcome to the $500 Sweet September Cash Giveaway! Once again, I am so excited to be joining forces with a fantastic group of bloggers to bring you another awesome giveaway! Who couldn't use an extra $500??? That's right...one lucky reader will win $500 cash!! To earn entries into this giveaway, just follow the tasks below! Enter to win $500 cash via PayPal. Refer your friends using your unique link to earn even more chances to win. Open Worldwide. Ends at 11:59pm ET on … [Read more...]

Antique Mini-Bench Makeover

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Hi friends! I've got a quick makeover to share with you today.  I found this little antique bench at a yard sale for $5: Actually it was the same yard sale where I found my sewing  chair.  The owner had attempted to make it over using this burlap sack, which could have turned out okay if she had finished it right. I decided to go another direction with it though...   I had this small scrap of fabric left over from my fabric inlay dresser and it was just enough to … [Read more...]

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