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Now this is a porch you'll fall in love with!
#summer2016   #outdoorliving   #backyard  #coastal #eatcraftdiy #porch
Long time readers will recall that I am very, very slowly rolling out a tour of my mom’s A-frame house. Nearly two years ago, I showed you most of the first floor, including the kitchen and living room. And then a little over a year ago, I posted the upstairs (bedrooms and bathroom). So now that’s it’s 2016, it’s time … Continue reading →
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Not only are these adorable, but they're so handy. Love how you made them all a little different!
A DIY Summer Wooden Garden Tool Caddy with an Antique Chair Spindle handle.
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Thanks a bunch +Amy Ellis, they were so fun to make and I plan on making many more with the rest of my antique chair parts. 
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Don't toss out that old grill mesh when you can turn it into one of these shabby farmhouse style trays just in time for summer!

#eatcraftdiy, #patriotic, #summer , #diy, #farmhouse
Patriotic Metal Mesh Star Serving Tray patriotic metal mesh star serving tray, repurposed into a patriotic serving tray for a 4th of July celebration.
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The perfect potting bench for getting your hands dirty in the garden from +Bliss Ranch 
If you go through our gate with the watch out for dog-doo sign hanging on it, walk straight toward a shed with a barn cupola on top, take a left, go past the patio with the rock pond, the play ground and the deck, across from...
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Our kitchen only had 8 square feet of counter top space. Can you imagine? So here is what we did:
#kitchenremodeling   #kitchenremodel   #diyproject  #smallspaceliving
What would you do for more counter top space? When we bought this house, it only had 8 square feet of counter space. That’s 50″ x 23.5″!! That’s not a lot of counter top space and when I look back at the townhouse kitchen and my old apartment, I realize that I’ve always lived in …
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Our short but sweet trip through Amish country in Pennsylvania left me in yearning to get a little more old fashioned.
#Amish   #pennsylvania   #simplelife   #rustic   #roadtrip   #daytrip  
On our short trip down Rt 30 through Pennsylvania Amish Country we found it charming, inspirational and educational without having to spend the whole day.
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Old table lamps, new life as outdoor solar lamps with stars and stripes!
#patriotic   #holiday #deocr   #outdoor  #FaveCrafter #4thofjuly   #starsandstripes   #fourthofjuly   #solarlights  
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Light up your summer nights with stars and stripes (and old table lamps)!
#patriotic   #starsandstripes   #redwhiteandblue   #fourthofjuly   #upcycle   #lighting   #solarlights   #outdoorliving   #porch   #patio   #summer2016   #eatcraftdiy  
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Share your Red, White and Blue DIY all month long!
#patriotic   #redwhiteandblue   #fourthofjuly   #starsandstripes   #eatcraftdiy   #summerfun   #summertime  
Happy Friday! In honor of all the patriotic holidays coming up and the fact that this is an Olympic year, I’ve joined with a few of my Best of the Weekend buddies to bring you a special party to share your patriotic posts. Our Yankee Doodle Party starts today and continues through July 4. …
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How a little spray paint turned my old green plastic chairs to a color that matches our blue house!
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Easy to follow directions with before and after photos for DIY spray painted plastic lawn chairs. Includes prepping tips and a make shift spray paint booth.
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These instructions could not be easier and Wow!
#woodworking   #diyproject   #outdoorfurniture   #bench  
Here's a simple project that you can knock off in less than half an hour! All it took to build this rustic bench is one 2x6x10, half a 2x4x8 and a handful of 2 1/2" screws. It now sits proudly on my new front porch! I've bro...
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Stuck in the 90s: This lamp was hunter green, but has since been updated with white (primer paint) and dark gray for a modern farmhouse look.
#farmhouse   #cottage   #painteditmyself   #whitepaint   #lightingdesign   #upcycled  
Using left over primer on this painted table lamp, the cost for this makeover was next to nothing, and easy way to upcycle an old piece of furntire.
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Bringing travel, texture, storage, and salvage together as DIY projects, furniture and crafts.
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I am owner/blogger at StowandTellU, where I share travel tidbits, texture on anything, storage solutions,salvage of old finds and DIY projects, furniture and crafts inspired by all of the above.



 
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I am married and have 1 son, just out of grad school.
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Gentleman's Dresser For Baby
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The thing about birthing six kids is that inevitably, one by one, they grow up. Blink, and a couple are feathering their own nests with a mi

Life's Ruff Dog Bed
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It's a dogs life isn't it? Sleep when you want, someone brings you your food, and it's ok not to shave your legs. Now I'm not claiming for o

Planted Easter Bunny Butts Table Place Markers
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This post contains affiliate links. I made these adorable little planted bunnies for my {Easter tablescape} and I'm back to show you how to

Ball Jar Lantern
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If you've never seen a mason jar clamped onto a board and used as a candle holder or vase, then you must live under a rock. And, even though

February Thrift Store Decor Birthday Calendar
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Welcome to Thrift Store Decor for February, where every month a group of talented bloggers turn a cast off item into a treasure. We've got a

How I Clean Old Furniture Hardware
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Have you ever bought a vintage or antique piece of furniture and the knobs and handles look like they have been around since the dawn of tim

How to Transform Shelves with Thrift Store Paper!
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Greetings Friends! Have you ever started a project with a single task in mind {rearranging the china cabinet} and before you knew it, a mult

How to Buy Tools for Less
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Tools, love em or hate em you do need em! I never thought I would be as into tools as I am these days. Once you learn how to use power tools

DIY Media Cabinet with FREE PLANS
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My sister-in-law asked me if I would help her build a media cabinet for her living room to fit perfectly underneath her window sill. She was

Easy One Pot Chicken Cacciatore Recipe | Stow&TellU
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One pot chicken Cacciatore recipe is an easy meal to pull together using pasta sauce, chicken broth, mushroom, pepper and slow cooked in ove

A Sweet Perfect Linens Perfect Sheet Giveaway
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Last summer I was given the opportunity to review a sweet sheet set from Perfect Linens. I loved my sheet set then, and I love it now. And m

Top 6 Power Tools for the Do It Yourself'er
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I thought I would share the top 6 tools that I have used the most, that have been the most helpful and that I am oh-so-thankful I bought! I

Personalised Treat Map Hearts for Valentines - Pillar Box Blue
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I love working with maps and personalised crafts, for valentines day I have made some lovely map hearts treat bags by upcycling old maps. .

Painting a Message on a Plate for My First Crush | Stow&TellU
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Easy transfer method for painting a message on a plate. Paint plate, print message with standard inkjet printer, will need a pencil, a pen a

Nut Butter Valentine Jar Gift {with Printable}
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Last year my workmate, Rachel, gave me a jar of Reese’s Peanut Butter Chocolate Spread for my birthday. Several plastic spoons later it was

Sad Old Drawers turned Lemonade Stand for a very Special Day!
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It's one of those really proud moments when you are asked to be apart of someones special day with something that you love doing! That was t

Create Cement Lace Using Doilies and other Crochet Items
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Skip the starch the next time you want to make something with doilies or any of those crocheted items you have laying around. Instead, how a

Live Indoor Plants.
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The sun is finally shining and I am finally motivated. This year I've decided that I want to bring the outdoors in. Living plants everywhere