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Linda Braden (itallstartedwithpaint)
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Giving away a $100 Ace Gift Card on the blog. Stop by to enter: 
http://www.itallstartedwithpaint.com/easy-artwork-and-small-closet-makeover/

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Okay. Give it to me straight.   I’m a big girl. I can handle it.   Are you so over the term “pop of color?” Should it be put to rest along with “man cave” (shudder) and “mom cave” (double shudder) and any and all things made with coffee filters?   Though, admittedly, I still …
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Your neighbor's porch is so fun and colorful and graphic! For a moment there I thought you were going in a new and bold direction with the home reno!!! I just love it and your beautiful stories of summer nights on the porch! :) Linda
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Sharing an easy DIY art project, created using +Ace Hardware new OPI paint color collection ... and gving away a $100 Ace Hardware gift card. Enter at this link: http://www.itallstartedwithpaint.com/easy-artwork-and-small-closet-makeover/

#diywallart   #diyart   #opi   #giveaway  
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These delicious Weight Watchers Ice Cream bars are helping in my pursuit of healthy living ... http://www.itallstartedwithpaint.com/weight-watchers-ice-cream/ ‪#‎TheWinningMoment‬ ‪#‎WeightWatchersIceCream‬ ‪#‎ad‬
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Stuffed Peppers Recipe: I'm hoping this Weight Watchers friendly stuffed pepper recipe will get me bathing suit ready ... http://www.itallstartedwithpaint.com/stuffed-peppers-recipe/
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Summer Entertaining Ideas: This summer, get out of and from behind the bar and enjoy your party with this mason jar mixed drink idea. Put the ingredients in a mason jar, put on ice, and just shake before serving. Genius! http://www.itallstartedwithpaint.com/mason-jar-entertaining-ideas/

#summerentertainingideas   #partyideas  
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Sharing a Mondrian-inspired mason jar project on the other blog ...
 
Mason Jar Crafts: Stained Glass Mondrian Mason Jar Tutorial
  I've been thinking about making some type of stained glass mason jars for a long time now. And every time I crossed paths with my Gallery Glass faux stain glass supplies I was reminded of th...
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Texas Flag Mason Jar Flag: Sharing a how to on how I made this fun red, white and blue flag mason jar set on the blog today: http://masonjarcraftslove.com/texas-flag-mason-jar/

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A fun project I'm sharing on +Mason Jar Love today ...
 
Texas Flag Mason Jar Flag: Sharing a how to on how I made this fun red, white and blue flag mason jar set on the blog today: http://masonjarcraftslove.com/texas-flag-mason-jar/

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Navy and Green Decor for Spring: Added some touches of chartreuse green to the house this Spring. Now I'm trying to decide my Summer colors. More on the blog ... http://www.itallstartedwithpaint.com/board-batten-living-room-navy-blue-living-room/
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Hi, Linda! I haven't seen dyou around the web for awhile! Glad you are still doing your decorating thing! I'll come checkout your blog again!
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Graduation Party Ideas: +Evite Postmark  and +Qdoba Mexican Grill  have got you covered for all your graduation party planning needs this year. They're chock full of great idea and great food! http://bit.ly/1PoWAxE

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It Takes Two: Meredith Vieira and Jon Harris
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Dynamic duo (and real-life best friends) Meredith Vieira and Chicagoan Jon Harris take daytime TV by storm. ~ Meredith Vieira has a secret t

Jessica: How I Got Fired
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What an intense episode for me to watch. I've been dreading this one for a while. I guess I'll start with the details on losing my job. Ever

Even More Mason Jars Over 75 creations
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Mason Jars...they are EVERYWHERE!!! Every time I click (and believe me...I click a lot) another Mason Jar project is staring at me...calling

it all started with paint: cooler corn
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There's a phenomenon that happens every summer along the Lakefront in Chicago … chicago_beach_lifeguard_stand_loyola … and I'm not talking a

Get Outta My Head Please: Show it Off Features party 11
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Thank you to all of you , who did link up <3. It is so hard to Pick each Week on which should be Featured I wish I could do all of your l

Fox Hollow Cottage: All About La Craie Paint at Fox Hollow Cottage
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La Craie has been carefully refined and perfected to the last drop. It has been specially formulated for painting furniture, cabinetry, and

Mason Jar Sewing Kit by It All Started with Paint
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Mason Jar Sewing Kit ~:: It All Started with Paint ::~

teacher’s pet {it’s a cinch}
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Do you think my “It's a Cinch” project this month has ulterior motives? pencil-vase-made-with-number-two-pencils-labeled. Ulterior motives t

and now a word from our sponsor … my husband mike
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A few years ago Linda organized a block-wide yard sale. By 'block-wide,' I mean maybe three of the neighbors, Linda included. Linda's goals

ands only. no ifs or buts about it.
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I like a good “and” … ampersand-pillow-made-of-drop-cloth … so much better than an “if” or a “but.” And is inclusive. Connecting a string of

8 pounds, 2 ounces
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Twelve years ago this Saturday … hand-stamped-necklace-for-daughter. September 8, 2000. I woke at three-thirty in the morning. Well, it was

Fox Hollow Cottage: Glass Bottle and Tin Can Repurpose
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Debbiedoo's said... oh Shannon I just LOVE this project! So pretty and so YOU!!~ Pineapple jasmine smells so good. My friend has some in her

Entry Before & After
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My very sad little entry was in need of a major overhaul.  So after a lot of my blood, sweat and tears, the after is a dramatic transformati

I've always had a fondness for leaded glass windows, but the expense w…
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Faux Leaded Glass Window - I've always had a fondness for leaded glass windows, but the expense was out of reach. That is until I found a pr

Socks for Sandy
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As part of the Hometalk.com community, I would like to share this opportunity to help the victims of Hurricane Sandy. Please click on the ab

a million miles an hour
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That about sums up my life these days. That's what was going through my mind today as I beat the clock to the post office to get a custom or

it all started with paint: you painted what?
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I followed the box and YouTube instructions to a tee … with extra special attention paid to surface prep. Apparently if you fail to prep pro

Sisters and Sewing...from Linda at It All Started With Paint
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Carol, who I shared a room with growing up and who is closest in age, made a major life change and moved her family to Montana many years ag

After the feast
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Linda I know what you mean that is why I did simple this year! And I LOVE it! I always enjoy all the decor of Christmas but after a few week

[Mr. Goodwill Hunting]: GIVEAWAY!!
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so here is how the giveaway will go down. RULES: you must be a google follower of this blog. if you are not, you can do so on the left side