Why I like Decor Steals

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Finding The Perfect Decor Item...At the Best Price! That statement could be enough! I have been a fan of Decor Steals for some time. I find so many wonderful decor items - ones I've seen in magazines, on blogs, on Pinterest etc... Cottage and Farmhouse Style Decor Steals offers at least one bargain sale each day. Every day! I get their … [Read more...]

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DIY Electric Dog Fence Tips and Giveaway

My sister and I playing with the Beagle puppies.

Tips for Including an Electric Dog Fence in Your Garden Design I've had a number of dog breeds as pets over the course of my life. I, also as you know, love gardening; sometimes the two loves don't work well together. I remember as a young girl our Beagles running round our back yard digging up Dad's garden. As an adult, our 'family' dog was … [Read more...]

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Giving Aged Patina to a Side Table

painted side table with Amy Howard at Home One Step Paint and Dust of Ages

I love the look of age worn patina on painted furniture. My dining room has an air of collected pieces from different places and different times. I found this lovely oval side table at an Estate sale. It fits perfectly by the dining room's window seat. I was given the opportunity to review Amy Howard at Home's One Step Paint and I knew that this … [Read more...]

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A Dramatic Change

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Going Black   From a Farmhouse Country Style to a Formal, Elegant Dining Table I was so thrilled with look of the French Provincial dresser I created using Fusion™ Mineral Paint, that I welcomed another opportunity to transform a piece of furniture with this marvelous paint. When reviewing the beautiful selection of Fusion™ Mineral … [Read more...]

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In and Out of Paris Gardens of Secret Delights

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Book Review Three things are brought together for me in a serendipitous fashion. A good book. A good book on gardens. A good book on gardens in Paris. Would I like to review this book? Oh, yes, yes I would! 'In and Out Of Paris Gardens of Secret Delights is an exquisite, coffee table book that you'll love to read. The Advantage of … [Read more...]

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Creating French Provincial Romance

Fusion Paint Romantic Garden Decor

Transforming with Fusion Paint This is the room I call my retreat. It is filled with the soft colors and decor that evoke the feeling of a Romantic Garden Cottage look. This is where I enjoy reading a good book, or a good cup of tea. This is a room I also create in and this is a room that is also one of our guest bedrooms. Each piece of … [Read more...]

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Country Living Fair Ticket(s) Giveaway!

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I am so excited and counting the days until the Country Living Fair will come to Stone Mountain Park on the 24th, 25th, and 26th! I am doubly excited because I am working with Explore Gwinnett in a fantastic Country Living Fair Ticket(s) Giveaway! That is two tickets to this amazing annual event! This will be my third year! If I closed my … [Read more...]

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Celebrating the Alternative Uses for Ball Jars

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And a Giveaway!   If you've read my blog for any length of time, you know I love vintage things, cottage things, anything that makes your home wonderful and comforting. Jarden Home Brands has sponsored this review and giveaway. Ball Jars I have loved vintage Ball®jars and have collected them for years - especially those that have … [Read more...]

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The Science of Baking

national cheese pizza day at a delightsome life

And National Cheese Pizza Day I am about to share something with you - I've always loved math and science - they were my favorite subjects in school, well next to art class and mechanical design. Go figure! Anyhow, I am so delighted to share with you an infographic created by the wonderful folks at Shari's Berries on the science of baking! … [Read more...]

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Wallternatives Bedroom-Dorm Decor

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It's back to school time! Here at A Delightsome Life too! My youngest is in college and she's been wanting to give her room a makeover - a more grown-up look for this young lady! I am delighted to be able to help her take her room from lovely to WOW with these stylish Graphic Roses Vinyl Wall Decals thanks to the awesome selection … [Read more...]

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