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Thistle Wood
Worked at Thistlewood Farm a lifestyle blog about life in a turn-of-the-century farmhouse in the middle of the country
Attended every yard sale between here and Tennesee
Lived in Kentucky
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Come follow along on the journey of renovating a 100 year-old-farmhouse in the country!
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Need to contact me?  You can e-mail me at thistlewoodfarms@yahoo.com!

My nickname is Thistle and I live on a farmhouse in the middle of Kentucky.  I write the blog Thistlewood Farms.   I live with my family....two dogs, three cats, a giant tortoise, 37 rabbits and a family of deer.  The blog features DIY's and crafts and recipes and room make-overs!  I'm always painting or building or crafting or creating!

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Sharing the before and after room on the blog today. This is after we pulled up the carpet and painted the walls with SW Wool Skein from +Sherwin-Williams !  WAIT until you see the after! http://www.thistlewoodfarms.com/before-and-after-bedroom-reveal #beforeandafter   #bedroomdecor  
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This was the view from my window this morning. I put on my make-up every morning with a little help from +Cree LED Lighting  . The light is perfect for red lipstick. #CreateWithCree #spon
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snow that snow on the ground?
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Ever use a clipboard for a placemat before? Place the place setting on your clipboard and clip your napkin in place! Check out this and so many other fun ideas over at the  +Homes.com   http://goo.gl/2BUFTk
#tableideas   #tablesettingideas   #tablesetting  
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It's starting.
A few Christmas decorating snaps on the blog today. 
This year I'm all about the red and green.   #Christmas2014   #Christmasdecorating   #redandgreen   #traditional   #Christmasdecor   http://www.thistlewoodfarms.com/christmas-decorating
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Let me know where you find wrapping paper this year with greens in it.  I looked everywhere yesterday, so I'm all about the red and no green.
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Getting ready for advent?  Here's a super simple advent calendar idea for this year.  All you need is a chalkboard, twine, clothespins and ornaments! #advent   #adventcalendar   #adventcalendar2014   #Christmas2014   #Christmasdecor  

DIY here: http://www.thistlewoodfarms.com/chalkboard-advent-calendar
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Absolutely Love it!!
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Yipppeeee! My +Joss & Main  sale just went live! I can't wait for you to see everything....it's all farmhouse....all the time.   #HolidayHostess  

Be sure and check out the sale here: https://www.jossandmain.com/?refid=curjm12
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Thanks so much +Julie Reinwald !  It was so much fun to put together!
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Have a room you need to paint or a project you've been wanting to start? I'm giving away $100 gift card to +Sherwin Williams !
Click here to enter:  http://www.thistlewoodfarms.com/the-perfect-room-recipe-and-a-giveaway
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I'm putting together fun ideas for bringing the outside in over on the +Homes.com  blog!  Make a wreath from twigs like this one and many other projects.  Check them out here:  http://goo.gl/UHl2rr
#wreathprojects   #wreath   #winter   #winterdecor  
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Looking for some fun easy decorating ideas for Christmas? 
Here's a few of my favorites!   #Christmas2014   #Christmasdecorating   #Christmasdecor  

http://www.thistlewoodfarms.com/10-minute-decorating-ideas-for-christmas
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The fur as a garland is a great idea!  Looks like a little strip of snow!
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Simple DIY on how to make a gold Duck Tape wreath. 
And a wonderful reminder the importance of creating....especially a hand-drawn turkey. #ducktape   #ducktapesavestheday   #thanksgiving   #wreathtutorial   #wreathdesign  

http://www.thistlewoodfarms.com/why-everyone-needs-a-hand-drawn-turkey-and-how-to-make-a-gold-duck-tape-wreath
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Very pretty!
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Raise your hand if you have ever done paint-by-numbers? 
Then you can decorate with trays.
It's easy!
Just follow the steps. :) #decorating   #tablescape   #tableideas  
http://www.thistlewoodfarms.com/tips-for-decorating-with-trays 
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You can never have too many trays! Love them.
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Sharing some fall inspiration and a story for anyone who has ever waited for someone they love.....
                                                       ....to finally come home. :)
Happy fall weekend to you.   #fall2014   #lovestories   #militaryfamilies   #fallinspiration  
http://www.thistlewoodfarms.com/i-will-be-here
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That is beautiful.... What is so hard to remember sometimes is that even when someone is physically gone, their SOUL is always with us, the love, the connection. We just have to choose to be aware of it, to go deep into the awareness of how much lies beyond that which we see with our eyes.
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