Book Page Leaves

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Simple Transition into Autumn Decor The weather has turned hot again and the calendar tells us summer has three more weeks to go. But, I am beginning to make simple transitions in our home toward fall decor. I've been fascinated with creating decor from book pages and have been looking forward to creating book page leaves for crafts in my fall … [Read more...]

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Silver Painted Chest

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It was not on my 'Six Most Important Things To Do List" As I was cleaning this morning before beginning my next project, this little chest began to squeak. It became the squeaking wheel demanding attention. This little ugly duckling is functional and has potential to be beautiful- to become a lovely silver painted chest. Music Chest She … [Read more...]

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China Hutch Makeover

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I have a new china hutch! My China Hutch Makeover! It is my first Craigslist purchase! I know. Where have I been! It was quite exciting and a little nerve racking! We drove two hours to purchase this - an item of which I only saw one picture and corresponded with the seller twice. As we were driving there I kept thinking, what if I don't … [Read more...]

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Painting Fabric on Salvaged Chair

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My 10 Dollar Salvation Army Chair I have seen several Bloggers demonstrating how we can paint fabric. It is so new to me, like when I first heard of chalk paint. Having tried chalk paint and absolutely loving it, I thought this would be fun to try. I had my opportunity presented to me when I passed a nearby Salvation Army. I decided to give … [Read more...]

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Beautiful Morning

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I love the sounds of the morning. The sounds of the water heating for coffee, Dearest's footfalls upstairs as he prepares for work, the birds singing, and even the silence. Each morning is such a gift - the familiar things and the surprises.  A Cause to Sing This is my big project this week! I'm transforming the dining room. I shared a … [Read more...]

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Creating a Vignette for Summer

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I have been changing over the decor in our home for summer. In doing so, I pondered - what are the elements in creating a vignette? We create vignettes whether we realize it or not. So, I decided to research this to find the common key steps recommended. I've created two versions of this vignette - with the elements below in mind. Which is do … [Read more...]

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The Story of Camille – The Little Blue Chest-Creating Patina with Paint

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I was looking through Anne Sloan's book, 'Creating the French Look' for inspiration - and I found it! I have a little chest in our dining room that will stay and I wanted to transform it - giving it 'patina'. I knew this was the look I wanted to create for my little chest - but how to create the layers of color - of history by creating patina … [Read more...]

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Dining Room Changes

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Ten years ago, our home was a complete blank slate. Everything that could be painted white, was painted white - walls, trim, lighting, shelves, fireplace - everything. One of the first things I knew, I wanted a red dining room. I selected several shades of red until I settled on the color I liked best, Southern Beauty Red (Lowes). I have … [Read more...]

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Gardener’s Homemade Hand Scrub

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Mother's Day Gift Idea - Gardener's Homemade Hand Scrub As soon as the weather gets warm enough, I love to get my hands in the dirt. I do try to use my gloves, but sometimes nothing beats digging in or picking up with your hands and fingers. It can be awefully harsh on your hands! I have found a very easy, lovely recipe for a Gardener's … [Read more...]

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Make Decor Stand out in Bread Dough Bowl

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How I did it. I just love the Bread Dough Bowl I purchased last autumn at The Country Living Fair. It's Huge I think it could be called a Bread Trough. I could bathe my Dachshund in it! It's Deep  When I decorated the Bread Dough Bowl with pumpkins in the autumn, that was easy - they were just the right size. I shopped for … [Read more...]

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