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Margot Mantle (The Chirping Frog)
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10 Unique and Frugal Ways to Decorate Your Home for Less
I don't know about you but I am completely in love with thrift shops and antique malls.  So many bargains and such amazing variety, its unbelievable.  I thought today I'd share with you some of my favorite finds and some ideas for what you should be looking...

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14 Unique Repurposed Kitchen Item Ideas
I'm always on the lookout for interesting ways to repurpose vintage items.  Kitchenware is an excellent resource with so many fun things that can be recycled and reinvented in a variety of cute ways.... for minimal costs I might add.  Here's just a few of m...

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My Mother's Day Gift Art Project
 My mother's day gift for my momma is still underway, nothing like waiting till the last minute.  This year I found a cute project on Pinterest that inspired me....  here's what I came up with. First, I pulled a variety of pages out of a magazine.  I had an...

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Tidbits of Information about Historical Photos
I love my job!  I get to go to work nearly every day and meet interesting people from all over who collect and treasure a variety of different items, giving me the opportunity to learn about new and intriguing things every single day. Today for instance.......

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Easy Concrete Planters
5 Words This Girl Loves To Hear: "we've got some extra concrete" I took off at a run for the house to grab some supplies.  On such short notice all I could come up with was a couple spring pans and a jello mold.  Don't forget the veggie oil and a rag or som...

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Adorable Little Journal Book with A Sewn Pocket Protector
My mother visited this week and we snuck away a couple times to visit other Antique Malls in the area.  We had way too much fun and I found all kinds of great stuff. One of my favorite finds is this wonderful little journal with a hand sewn and embellished ...

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11 Christmas Gift Ideas You Can Make Yourself
Earlier this week a customer purchased a variety of items and mentioned that she was going to be making all her Christmas gifts this year.  My mind immediately ran with it and began thinking of the many different ideas using items from the shop.  Here's jus...

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Come Learn & Play With Us!
We've been open for two weeks today, its been an amazing couple weeks.  Booth spaces are now full, all I've got left is case space.  Unbelievable! Now, its time to start putting a class schedule together.  So exciting. Here's what we've got scheduled so far...

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Apply to Participate in our Grand Opening Flippin' Challenge
The new shop, an Antique & More Shopping Mall called The Chirping Frog , will open on Tuesday, November 1st.  We will be working up until the doors open to get everything put together and still won't have everything done but I can wait no longer.  I'm so ex...

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Building The Chirping Frog- Part 25
Wow, just over a month and we'll be opening our doors for business.  Mark your calendars, November 1st is opening day and I've scheduled a Grand Opening for November 12th.  It is going to be one heck of a month and I'm sure I'll be running on pure adrenalin...
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