Desk with French Graphics

Painting a chair with graphics

Yay! It's Themed Furniture Thursday!  A bunch of us crazy DIY girls get together once a month to share a furniture makeover. The catch is that everyone's makeovers have to follow a theme! This month's theme is "Words/Letters".  I immediately went to my go-to for graphics...the Graphics Fairy, and this is what I came up with: Can you see the graphics? They're on top!   I found this desk at an estate sale a few weeks ago at this cute little cottage that was about 6 houses … [Read more...]

Spooky Outdoor Halloween Tour {2014}

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Don't be afraid. I won't scare you...too badly.  You know how much we love Halloween around here, and I couldn't let Halloween pass by without sharing our Spooky Outdoor Halloween tour with you! On October first, my husband changes out our outdoor lights to blue lights. It serves as a warning of what is to soon come.  My neighbors know what it means and get pretty excited when we start setting up our display.  Thanks to HalloweenCostumes.com , we have a couple of new friends on our tour this … [Read more...]

Nautical Compass Table {Thrifting Can Benefit Animals too!}

Nautical Compass Table

Did you know that thrifting can benefit animals as well as your wallet? It's true! There are thrift stores all over that support local animal shelters! A few weeks ago my friend Jeanette from Country Design Style challenged us to make over something from one of those thrift stores to show our support for their efforts. We have adopted shelter animals in the past. Right now we have a cat that we rescued from my ex- MIL's farm where the dogs thought she was a toy. Poor thing! I'm happy to … [Read more...]

DIY Halloween Hand Towels

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It's officially Spook-tober around here!  We have been decorating outdoors all weekend long, and my body sure doesn't feel as youthful as it once did after two long days of bending and climbing. That's right, you can see what I mean by checking out last year's Outdoor Halloween Tour. It's a big deal around here ya'll. I can't wait to take pictures so I can share! Today I've got a not-so-spooky project to share...a super simple way to make your very own personalized Halloween hand … [Read more...]

Get Your DIY On October: Falling for Fall

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Hi friends! It's party time again woohoo! Thank you so much for joining us for this month's edition of Get Your DIY On! Each month we host a link party with a new theme and ask you to show off your best posts that fit that theme, old and new! If you missed our features from last month's "Pinterest-Inspired" theme, you can check them out here: 20 Pinterest Inspired Projects We're excited to see everyone's amazing fall projects for this month's theme, "Falling for Fall"! Here are the … [Read more...]

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...]

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