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Marty Oravetz (A Stroll Thru Life)
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Attended Grossmont High School
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I've ordered two different comforter sets and returned both of them.  Why do they look so great in the picture and the description sounds perfect, only to get them and they are really bad.  Now these weren't cheap sets, but t...
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Seems like I have been shuffling lamps around all over the house.  I borrowed the candlestick lamp off of the buffet in the dining area for hubby's nightstand, so that left the buffet looking really naked.  I remembered seein...
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Obviously I am a little obsessed with this bedroom makeover.  The white comforter I ordered didn't work at all so back it goes.  For now I am moving on to other things.   I found the perfect mirror, just enough bling and c...
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Welcome to the 269th Inspire Me Tuesday.  Again, you guys just totally outdid yourselves.  There is always so much to see and you guys are so creative and so clever.  I love seeing what all you have been up to.  Here is a sma...
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I love my inspiration board for my Master Bedroom makeover, and I love all the fabrics and colors that I bought, but this isn't working.  Looks great on paper, not so much in reality.   I've ordered a white comforter and f...
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This bedroom makeover is going slower than molasses.  I can't seem to find bedding that I like, but I am pressing on.  Hopefully I will find something soon.  In the meantime, I made the drapes.  Well, I sort of cheated, I bou...
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Welcome to the 270th Inspire Me Tuesday.  Last week we had a ton of fabulous projects, diy's and recipes.  So much to see and be inspired by.  As you know if you follow along, I am trying to do a mini makeover in our master b...
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I bought a pair of Lenda drapes from Ikea, they are simple white linen look drapes.  I've seen these used in so many pictures just as they are and also customized.  There are so many creative people out there and they have ta...
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Here is my new lamp.  Well not new, just an old one that I made over to go with my new look.  So far this really simple bedroom refresh has turned out to be a real challenge.   I ordered a white comforter and it is suppossed ...
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If you are following along, I am in the midst of trying to do an update and mini makeover in our Master Bedroom.  I am replacing some of the accessories and some really tired beige bedding with new beautiful white.  So far my...
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I think every home has a spot some where that is a little dark.  I have one of those places in my living room.  Now I know part of the problem is that I have 2 leather chairs and they help create a dark spot, especially since...
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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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We have 5 children, 12 grandchildren and 2 great-grandsons
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Third Time Is Charm - Right?
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I've ordered two different comforter sets and returned both of them. Why do they look so great in the picture and the description sounds per

Master Bedroom Drapes Are Done - Tutorial
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This bedroom makeover is going slower than molasses. I can't seem to find bedding that I like, but I am pressing on. Hopefully I will find s

270th Inspire Me Tuesday
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Welcome to the 270th Inspire Me Tuesday. Last week we had a ton of fabulous projects, diy's and recipes. So much to see and be inspired by.

I Found Another Lamp - Want To Do A Little Shopping
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Seems like I have been shuffling lamps around all over the house. I borrowed the candlestick lamp off of the buffet in the dining area for h

Giving Readymade Drapes A Custom Look
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I bought a pair of Lenda drapes from Ikea, they are simple white linen look drapes. I've seen these used in so many pictures just as they ar

Shopping - Lamps Plus and Ikea
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Obviously I am a little obsessed with this bedroom makeover. The white comforter I ordered didn't work at all so back it goes. For now I am

Master Bedroom Lamp Makeover Tutorial
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Here is my new lamp. Well not new, just an old one that I made over to go with my new look. So far this really simple bedroom refresh has tu

269th Inspire Me Tuesday
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Welcome to the 269th Inspire Me Tuesday. Again, you guys just totally outdid yourselves. There is always so much to see and you guys are so

Lamps For The Master Bedroom
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If you are following along, I am in the midst of trying to do an update and mini makeover in our Master Bedroom. I am replacing some of the

Back To The Drawing Board-This Isn't Working
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I love my inspiration board for my Master Bedroom makeover, and I love all the fabrics and colors that I bought, but this isn't working. Loo

How To Brighten Up A Corner & Shopping
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I think every home has a spot some where that is a little dark. I have one of those places in my living room. Now I know part of the problem

Master Bedroom Inspiration & A Question
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I redid our Master Bedroom a few years ago, you can see those changes here. I am still very happy with all my thrify finds and DIY projects,

268th Inspire Me Tuesdday
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Wow, tons of inspiration everywhere this week. You guys really came through for our Inspire Me party and all of the reveals for the ORC were

Spring 2015 One Room Challenge Review
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If you missed the reveals of the ORC (One Room Challenge) event on Thursday, wow, did you really miss a ton of fabulous projects. I had a ba

Happy Mother's Day
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I wish you all a very Happy and Blessed Mother's Day. Instead of a bouquet of flowers, this year my children gave me a beautiful Azalea Bons

ORC-Master Closet Makeover Reveal
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I am delighted to show you the reveal of my ORC - Master Closet Makeover. This has been so much fun. Six weeks to totally redo one room - wo

An Orchid Changes Everything
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I have been looking for an orchid for a long time, I just couldn't seem to find one that I really liked and was nice and full, plus it had t

267th Inspire Me Tuesday
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Welcome to the 267th Inspire Me Tuesday. Sorry I wasn't able to get the link up yesterday afternoon, but I am so glad you are here now. If y

Take Five and Rewind
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I used to think when I quit work I would have nothing but time; somehow that hasn't been true. I am so busy now I am not sure how I found ti

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT - Inspire Me Tuesday
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ATTENTION Due to a previous commitment, I am out of town and will have to postpone Inspire Me Tuesday. Party will not be live Monday afterno