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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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Spring cleaning galore going on around here, and still plenty more to do!  Thanks for hosting ~ Amy
Hey there and  welcome to Snickerdoodle Sunday and we are so happy that you made it!  Spring is here and I’m having a heck of a time with Spring Cleaning. Hows it going for you? I am just not feeling it so far this year, think its too soon? Its still a little chilly in …
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This salvaged piece of wood and a cookie tin planter is making me want to start getting my ready for warm weather.1
#planters   #gardeningideas   #rustic  
Willie Schmidt is the mastermind behind this beautiful nursery and every single time I visit, there are new things to experience, frequently changes that make me gasp from sheer enjoyment of this exceedingly creative landscap...
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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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What a fun idea for the garden and clever for Mother's Day/ Father's Day/ Grandparent's Day gift!!
A blog of lovely free crafting goodies plus lots of new work, works in progress, experiments and ideas, and some random witterings along the way. Pages. Home · About Me · My Linky Parties · Handmade Monday · Waste Not Want Not Wednesday · Feature Friday · Contact me. Saturday, 16 June 2012 ...
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Attic beautiful!
 
I'm doing my taxes -- and dreaming of cottage attic bedrooms... #interiordesign #bedroom #bedroomdecor #cottage #attic  
I'm dreaming of making our attic at the Blue Cottage a usable room. Wouldn't it be lovely to wake up in one of these dreamy cottage attic bedrooms?
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+Bliss Ranch goes 3-D with her newest furniture piece.  A gorgeous blanket chest with and touch of Gaelic wisdom to boot!

#furnituredesign   #painting   #vintage   #chest  
This isn't a post about the process and products used for painting an old pine box and turning it into a blanket chest - if you want the how-to details about paint, wax and wood pieces to make one yourself, you'll have to sto...
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Shade welcome and deer resistant plant ideas from +Anne Davis 
#plants   #gardeningtips   #landscaping  
Last fall my front landing was torn off and replaced with a gorgeous landing and deck.   To keep skunks from getting underneath, I tacked up some vinyl lattice to get me through the winter. But I don't like...
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Bringing travel, texture, storage, and salvage together as DIY projects, furniture and crafts.
Introduction
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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Cutting A Circle On A Table Saw
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It was a day of planting trees and fighting off swarming bees. grow my little babies! After picking up never ending storm remains and fighti

DIY White and Gold Painted Spreaders-Mother's Day Gift
www.casawatkins.net

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

Arlington House
thriftmyhouse.blogspot.com

Last week my husband had an unexpected business trip to Pennsylvania. We decided to take the opportunity and get away for a few days. Along

Make Easy Faux Wood Crates
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How to make easy faux wood crates from cardboard boxes.

Pretty Shabby Uk: Stepping Stones
prettyshabbyuk.blogspot.com

A blog of lovely free crafting goodies plus lots of new work, works in progress, experiments and ideas, and some random witterings along the

The Max Chronicles - Chapter 3
designdreamsbyanne.blogspot.com

Chatterbox Max By the time Max reached the age of 5 months, he had a very large vocabulary of sounds to share with us. He chirruped to say h

Trash to Treasure Redos
littlevintagecottage.blogspot.com

I've been working on a couple of makeovers... you may remember these from Treasure Trove Tuesday: The frame of this picture was U.G.L.Y. and

Organizing and Beautifying the Broom Closet
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My broom closet is stolen space. There was no broom closet in this house. No broom closet, no linen closet, no entry closet, no mudroom clos

Landscaping and Outdoor Projects
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Last fall my front landing was torn off and replaced with a gorgeous landing and deck. To keep skunks from getting underneath, I tacked up s

Visiting my Favourite Nursery...Aspidistra!
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Willie Schmidt is the mastermind behind this beautiful nursery and every single time I visit, there are new things to experience, frequently

Shelf Makeover and a Vintage Collection
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Happy Thursday friends! Every once in a while I see wall shelf units at the thrift stores. Years ago I had these in various shapes and sizes

Reclaiming My Basement Space
www.feralturtle.com

I have basement envy from my fellow blogger Amy at Stow and Tell U . Check it out! She's also the dear friend that surprised me with this be

Silver Mirror with Fusion Gilding Paste
www.bliss-ranch.com

I've decided never to buy anything new again. Wait.... I decided that years ago, back when people looked at my creations sideways and probab

Graphics Transfer With Citrasolv Spool Cabinet
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Alrighty now.... for the past week I've been showing you how I transformed a pale yellow toy box into a fool the eye cabinet with fake drawe

Paint Stir Stick Projects
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Paint sticks come free when you purchase a gallon or a 5-gallon bucket of paint at any home improvement store. If you can't grab some for fr

Quick & Easy Litter Box Disguise
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Kitty litter boxes are not one of my favourite things. My home is a single level bungalow with a trap door to the mechanical room in my craw

Personalized Sports Field Sign {PB Kids Knock-Off}
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Hey there, everyone! I'm Katie and I blog over at Addicted 2 DIY. I am beyond excited to be here guest posting for Beckie today! She was a h