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Marty Oravetz (A Stroll Thru Life)
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Welcome to the 266th Inspire Me Tuesday.  I love how everyone is so busy since it is Spring.  Great weather just seems to really get our juices flowing.  Here are a few links from last week that I thought were super fun. O...
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A lot of you have been asking about my dots and dash accents to the walls in my   ORC Closet Makeover. No, this is not wallpaper, it is just a really easy paint technique.  This is an accent fabric that I was using...
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I have really been loving my white walls and neutral color scheme, but I think we need a little cheerful color for spring.  I have a current crush on Tangerine/Orange and have been using it all over the house.  If...
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Love the pops of tangerine Marty - your pillow covers are so pretty and I love your lamp in the background!
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I swap out pillows constantly and even though I add zippers to all of them so I can just change out the covers, I still have a LOT to try and store.   I need my pillows to do double duty. I wanted to add a little tangerin...
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Wow, seems like there is so much to do, but I did make a little progress this last week on my Master Bedroom Closet Makeover for the  Spring One Room Challenge.   Since I started a week late, I had to do double duty to catc...
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Welcome to the 264th Inspire Me Tuesday.  There was so much to see last week, I hope you took time to check a few of the links out.  This time of year everyone is busy redoing and remaking projects big and small.  I love them...
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I love having my dining room table set with a gorgeous tablescape, but sometimes I just need something fresh and simple.  No fuss decorating. A simple jar and a few branches. These are such realistic faux's.  Make...
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This last week went by in a blur.  I had company, a family get-together which is always tons of fun, plus normal every day life, so not a lot was accomplished in the closet.  If you missed the before's you can catch up...
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Welcome to the 265th Inspire Me Tuesday.  I am so glad you are joining in today and can't wait to see what you've been up to.  Here are a few links from last week. Vintage Finds has been busy painting her hutch and redoing...
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I love my faux's, however I do want them to look real.  Since I use them all the time, I've come up with a couple of tips and tricks to make them look more like the real thing. First of all, pick a flower that would be in ...
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I am a current feature on  Designer Insights.   How fun and exciting is that.  I was so thrilled when they asked me to participate in this series.  I have joined some pretty elite company so I hope you will check out th...
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I love Kilm rugs and pillows, they are so pretty and have so many fabulous colors and designs in them.  While out doing a little thrifty shopping, I found some stunning Kilm pillows that I just couldn't resist.   Not...
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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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266th Inspire Me Tuesday
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Welcome to the 266th Inspire Me Tuesday. I love how everyone is so busy since it is Spring. Great weather just seems to really get our juice

Dining Room - Sometimes You Just Need Simple
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I love having my dining room table set with a gorgeous tablescape, but sometimes I just need something fresh and simple. No fuss decorating.

ORC-Master Bedroom Closet Makeover Week 4
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This last week went by in a blur. I had company, a family get-together which is always tons of fun, plus normal every day life, so not a lot

265th Inspire Me Tuesday
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Welcome to the 265th Inspire Me Tuesday. I am so glad you are joining in today and can't wait to see what you've been up to. Here are a few

One Pillow Doing Double Duty
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I swap out pillows constantly and even though I add zippers to all of them so I can just change out the covers, I still have a LOT to try an

How To Make Faux's Look Real
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I love my faux's, however I do want them to look real. Since I use them all the time, I've come up with a couple of tips and tricks to make

ORC-Master Bedroom Closet Makeover Week 3
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Wow, seems like there is so much to do, but I did make a little progress this last week on my Master Bedroom Closet Makeover for the Spring

MY FEATURE ON DESIGNER INSIGHTS
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I am a current feature on Designer Insights. How fun and exciting is that. I was so thrilled when they asked me to participate in this serie

264th Inspire Me Tuesday
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Welcome to the 264th Inspire Me Tuesday. There was so much to see last week, I hope you took time to check a few of the links out. This time

Kilm Pillows
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I love Kilm rugs and pillows, they are so pretty and have so many fabulous colors and designs in them. While out doing a little thrifty shop

Updated Storage For The Bathroom
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Our bathroom is really builder basic. No storage at all behind those doors, so I have been trying to be creative and find things that work.

Spring Front Porch
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When I took down all the Christmas decor, my poor porch was left so plain, it needed some attention. I was cleaning up outside, trying to ge

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