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Marty Oravetz (A Stroll Thru Life)
Works at http://www.astrollthrulife.net
Attended Grossmont High School
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The living/dining area is all painted, and the drapes have been hemmed and hung, so I finally had time to accessorize the room.  My favorite part.  I am loving the new white walls and the beautiful new cream/tan stripe dra...
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The painting is done and now I am in the middle of getting the drapes hemmed and hung.  This always calls for a few different vignettes and maybe pulling out some accessories I haven't used for a while. I love stack...
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You are going to love this post today.  I have the fabulous Meredith from The Laundry Can Wait as my guest.  She is such a gorgeous and fun person, and you aren't going to believe all the glam and creative detail she has put ...
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I think we are all a little Irish on St. Patty's day, at least we like to pretend we are.  I am out of town, but I thought a re-run of my "Irish" tablescape from last year would work. I looked through the cupboards and di...
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Today I am so thrilled to have Barbara from 21 Rosemary Lane fill in for me while I am away.  This lady is not only gorgeous, she is so talented you won't believe all she does.  Crafts, DIY's, Decor Makeovers and Recipes are ...
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Welcome to the 258th Inspire Me Tuesday.  I can't wait to see what all you guys have been up to.  Check out a few links from last week. Far Above Rubies totally changed the look of her kitchen with a little paint, tons of ...
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Welcome to the 261st Inspire Me Tuesday.   I have been out of town for a few days, however if you have been following along, then you know that I have had some fabulous Guest Bloggers.  If you missed any of their posts I woul...
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Sherry from No Minimalist Here is such a special friend and has one of my favorite blogs, so when she agreed to do a guest post for me while I am away, I jumped for joy.  She is in the process or doing a few makeovers in her ...
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Today I have one of the neatest ladies in all of blogland as my guest.  Kelly @                                                     Talk Of The House When I found her blog, I immediately felt like I had known her for years...
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Welcome to the 260th Inspire Me Tuesday.  I have some fabulous features for you today, so much to see.  You guys are all so talented.  Gates of Crystal gives us a peak at her gorgeous Family Room.  She has been busy pain...
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Leaving On A Jet Plane - well I already left and am enjoying a great time with my son and grandson.  Since Spring Break is coming up and several are traveling, I thought I would give you a peak at a couple of options I put to...
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When I did the Family Room Reveal, several of you spotted something in the mirror over the sofa and asked to see "The Other Side Of The Room". Our entertainment center is what you always get a peak of. We have had ...
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Design, DIY, Thriftying, Sewing and Gardening are my passions.
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Hi, I am Marty @ A Stroll Thru Life.  After retiring and downsizing to a small builder basic home, I am on a mission to create a warm and inviting place for family and friends.  I hope you will follow along as I transform everyday into extraordinary.  You can follow my blog here - - - 

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Living/Dining Makeover Reveal
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The living/dining area is all painted, and the drapes have been hemmed and hung, so I finally had time to accessorize the room. My favorite

261st. Inspire Me Tuesday
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Welcome to the 261st Inspire Me Tuesday. I have been out of town for a few days, however if you have been following along, then you know tha

Living Room Peak-Painting Done-Drapes Hung
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The painting is done and now I am in the middle of getting the drapes hemmed and hung. This always calls for a few different vignettes and m

Dining Room Makeover & Inspiration Pics
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Sherry from No Minimalist Here is such a special friend and has one of my favorite blogs, so when she agreed to do a guest post for me while

Closet Makeover -Can You Say Glamour?
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You are going to love this post today. I have the fabulous Meredith from The Laundry Can Wait as my guest. She is such a gorgeous and fun pe

Workroom Makeover Reveal
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Today I have one of the neatest ladies in all of blogland as my guest. Kelly @ Talk Of The House When I found her blog, I immediately felt l

Let's Do Green
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I think we are all a little Irish on St. Patty's day, at least we like to pretend we are. I am out of town, but I thought a re-run of my "Ir

260th Inspire Me Tuesday
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Welcome to the 260th Inspire Me Tuesday. I have some fabulous features for you today, so much to see. You guys are all so talented. Gates of

Spring Made From A Colander Planter
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Today I am so thrilled to have Barbara from 21 Rosemary Lane fill in for me while I am away. This lady is not only gorgeous, she is so talen

258th Inspire Me Tuesday
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Welcome to the 258th Inspire Me Tuesday. I can't wait to see what all you guys have been up to. Check out a few links from last week. Far Ab

The Other Side Of The Room
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When I did the Family Room Reveal, several of you spotted something in the mirror over the sofa and asked to see "The Other Side Of The Room

Where In The World Was All Of This Stuff
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We pulled everything in the living/dining area into the middle of the room so I could prep to paint. When I walked back into the room I almo

Breakfast Room Makeover Reveal
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Well actually, my breakfast area is not a room at all since it is part of the familyroom/kitchen/breakfast great room space. I keep calling

257th Inspire Me Tuesday
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Welcome to the 257th Inspire Me Tuesday. Well you guys are definitely inspiring. So much is happening in blogland and you guys are definitel

Patterned Chandy Shades - Like,Love,Hate
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While doing a makeover on the breakfast area, one thing that really stuck out is how much my chandy shades needed to be changed. They just w

Wardrobe Updates-Is It Vacation Time?
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I am planning a little getaway the middle of next month, so I have been thinking about my wardrobe. I get in such a rut and wear the same th

Mexican Feast Under $10
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I have 8 people coming for dinner and everyone loves Mexican food, so I thought I would share how to put a feast together for under $10. Men

Wine-Bar Cabinet-Breakfast Room Sneak Peak
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Bar carts are all the rage right now. I have absolutely no room for another piece of furniture, however I do have a fabulous wine cabinet th

256th Inspire Me Tuesday
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Welcome to the 256th Inspire Me Tuesday. Tons of fluffing going on around blogland, and you guys are definitely thinking about spring too. H

Family Room/Breakfast Area Makeover Part 2
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I have discovered that I have to take a day here and there as time permits to paint. When I painted the family room, I had to really hurry a