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The First Day of Spring: New Beginnings and A New French Farmhouse Resident
Meet "Piper".   As many of you know, last August we lost our 15 year old yellow lab, Martha Stewart. During that same two week period, we also moved into a new home and sent both of our sons off to college. I've spent the last six months getting settled int...
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Sharing tips and tricks for purchasing plumbing fixtures and bath accessories on Craigslist (and this week's "finds") today on the blog.
#craigslistsecrets #plumbingfixturealternatives #bathroomremodeling   #craigslist  

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Retail Store Display Staging and An Announcement
Over the last several years, I've had the opportunity to extend my staging services beyond residential and into the market and retail environments. I've had the pleasure of fluffing staging at Nellie's Barn Sale and The Vintage Market. I even did a  little ...
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Sometimes I decorate other people's urn planters for spring...without asking! Come see who it was and what I did!
#spring2014 #planters #floraldesign  

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Ever wonder what would happen if 21 bloggers sent each other thrift store finds in the mail...and then had to find a way to use what they received in their home?! Find out today on the blog!
#thrifting #shesentmewhat #banners

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A Quick Hello and a New Vintage Shop in Downers Grove, IL
I only have time for a quick hello today so, Hi! How are you? I hope that warmer weather and sunshine are making their way to your area.  I've been juggling having my two boys home on separate spring breaks from college, scheduling the engineering for Phase...
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Pot Filler and Bath Accessories from Craigslist: Starting Small
I've found that Craigslist is the answer...even when I'm not sure what the question is. When I set out on the journey to transform our 1950's red brick ranch into the French farmhouse last summer, I made a conscious decision to make this project as environm...
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Simple, Rustic Advent Wreath
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My advent wreath for this year is different. As my mom would say, it's creative. The foundation of my advent wreath for 2013 is a vintage do

How to Update Oak and Brass Bathroom Fixtures With Spray Paint and Chalk...
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I remember joking about this bathroom with my Realtor when I saw it for the first time. I even posted the photo on the Serendipity Refined F

Flowers for an Autumn Wedding: Pinecones, Roses, Burlap and Cotton
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Don't worry, today we're not discussing the fact that, after almost five weeks, I finally have telephone and Internet service at the French

Big Mill B&B - Williamston, NC bed and breakfast near Greenville, No...
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Big Mill B&B in coastal plain of North Carolina. 200 acres of farmland, 2 lakes, woodlands, gardens. Spa services, fishing, wi-fi. Quiet get

Before and After: La Craie Gray and White French Painted Cabinet Makeover
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By now you probably know that I LOVE painted furniture...especially when it's French! I also love a good before and after so I'm especially

Home Tour: Living Room
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I've come to love this room for lots of reasons over the years....like the rest of our home, this room tells a story. From the aforementione

12 Days of Christmas, Day 1 // Festive Shelves
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I'm loving the first day of Christmas ideas. This year I am giving my kitchen some long overdue attention for decorating. It is the hub of t

Mod Podge Rocks
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Craft and DIY projects with the world's best medium.

No. 29 design
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I'm thrilled to share that today I'm in the HomeTalk Bloglight! HomeTalk is a site for all things DIY. It is a blogger's "happy place." You

2012 Holiday House Walk: Stop 15
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Tweet Hello everyone! I’m completely thrilled to welcome you into my home today for the 2012 Virtual Holiday Housewalk from Jenn Rizzo. Did