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Look how that ladder back chair now matches the hutch!  Pretty as can be and such a nice way to accent the rest of the room.
#paintedfurniture   #turquoise   #cottagestyle  
Now that my dining room has new curtains and my hutch has a new paint job, it was time to change up the space a bit more. I love my ladder back chairs.  I have 3 of them, two that match and one that is slightly smaller.  This...
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Love this vintage Milk and Cream stencil from +Angie Chavez​
Create your own Milk and Cream Co. old sign on any piece of salvaged wood for instant farmhouse charm! This vintage sign stencil makes it easy!
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Old newspaper makes this lamp shade a little vintage and a liitle edgy at the same time!

http://stowandtellu.com/weathered-old-newspaper-lamp-shade/
This is an old newspaper decor project: A dated, old lamp shade get a new look with decoupage and vintage newspaper. Easy tutorial.
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Love each one of these!
3 Pretty Barnwood Signs from Denise on a Whim
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Congrats on your future Habitat for Humanity home and thank you for hosting ~ Amy
Hey there and  welcome to Snickerdoodle Sunday and we are so happy that you made it! We have great news this week! We got approved for a Habitat for Humanity home! We are excited to be partnered with them in the purchase of our new home we can’t wait to get started. It will be …
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Show off those vintage board games on the wall, but use this easy tip to hang them, so that you can take them down for play at any time.

http://stowandtellu.com/how-to-hang-board-game-art/
#hometalktuesday   #boardgames   #gamerooms   #basement   #homedecor   #monopoly  
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Happy Sunday and thanks for hosting!!
Hey there and  welcome to Snickerdoodle Sunday and we are so happy that you made it! Father’s day is right around the corner. Making anything for your dad? If you are new to the party and would like a cookie, here’s one for you!   <div align="center"><a href="http://www.2crochethooks.com" title="2 Crochet Hooks"><img src="http://2crochethooks.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/snickerdoodle-button.jpg" alt="2 Crochet Hooks" style="border:none;" /></a...
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Fixing a leaking entryway ceiling, no problem, from +Anne Davis​
Last winter I had moisture issues in my front entry which is a covered porch that someone enclosed somewhere along the way.  I've actually had issues for the last few winters but couldn't figure out exactly what was causing t...
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Thanks for sharing Amy!  MUAH!
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This wooden rocking horse just got THE most rocking makeover!
There's a rocking horse who's on his own by the downsatairs landing he sits all alone He's chipped and nicked and feeling sad Remembering all the fun he once had He wonders why no one looks his way He wonders why little b...
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I never would have guessed what these originally were, and that you used a gold marker to obtain the gold accents!  Super cute and classy upcycle.
Hola Amigos! I hope you had a great weekend.  I had a busy weekend finishing up some projects that I am glad to be sharing with you this week.  First up is a set of DIY painted spreaders.  My mother refuses to accept gifts fo...
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Thank you Amy! The gold leaf marker has really been a great tool!  I'm becoming addicted to gold.  Thanks for taking the time to stop by.
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Do you need a time-out?  Well if you don't need a time-out, but you want a really good laugh, check out how +Feral Turtle made this adorable time-out stool (and had me cracking up at the same time!)
The secret to great children is "Always Eat Dessert First"! If you never eat dessert,  or if you are   Kirby over at Kirb Appeal and have a paint happy hubby,  then you will probably need a time-out stool! ...
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Awe thanks for the mention Amy!  You are a dear friend!
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Super cheap and easy way to make faux wood crates!
How to make easy faux wood crates from cardboard boxes.
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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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  • Columbia College Chicago
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