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Linda Braden (itallstartedwithpaint)
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Paint-A-Pillow: Can't find a pillow design in the color you want to match your decor? No problem. Just paint your own with +Cutting Edge Stencils new Paint-A-Pillow stencil kit. Find out more here: http://www.itallstartedwithpaint.com/paint-a-pillow/
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Dye Easter Eggs: I stumbled across the easiest way to dye Easter eggs using rice and food coloring. Check it out here: http://www.itallstartedwithpaint.com/dye-easter-eggs-with-rice-food-coloring/
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Finding the perfect gray paint color can be a big challenge. Some are too blue. Or brown. Or purple. I found my perfect gray at +Ace Hardware. Clark+Kensington Garden Stone. Click here for more ... http://www.itallstartedwithpaint.com/the-perfect-gray-paint-color/
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Four cans of +Rust-Oleum  gold spray paint later, I transformed my daughter's new black metal daybed into a metallic stunner! Loving this transformation ... http://www.itallstartedwithpaint.com/gold-bed-frame-spray-painted/

#spraypaint   #goldbedframe  
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I know, I know, Valentine's Day isn't even over and already I'm crafting for St. Pat's Day ... http://www.itallstartedwithpaint.com/irish-coffee-mugs/

#stpatricksday   #stpatricksdaycrafts  
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I love how you made the zombie mason jars so very Walking Dead!!!! They look fabulous and are the perfect compliment to the zombie brain cake. Yuck and amazing all rolled up in one! :) Linda
Tonight was the Season 5 Premiere of The Walking Dead. In usual Amelia fashion, I decided to make a Zombie Brain Rice Krispy Cake to celebrate the occasion with my friends. I love all things Halloween, the scarier, the better...
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Thank you! My Mom was so grossed out by the cake, but I assured her it tasted red velvet fabulous! It was better to eat it in the dark while watching the show. :)
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This stool or chair or whatever we are calling it is just sooooo sweet! Love it, my friend! :) Linda
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Have you ever tried Jamba Juice? It's delicious! And I'm giving away a $20 Jamba Juice gift card on the blog today ... https://twitter.com/paintschips/status/583599353652240384

#JuiceByJamba  #ad +Jamba Juice 
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This has to be the CUTEST wreath ever!!!!! You are amazingly clever! And the vegetable wreath idea is pure genius! :) Linda
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Celebrating St. Patrick's Day with a Pot Of Gold rosette topiary! http://www.itallstartedwithpaint.com/pot-gold-topiary/
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White Painted Armoire: Sharing my armoire makeover and some thoughts about multi-tasking on the blog ... http://www.itallstartedwithpaint.com/white-painted-armoire/

#paintedfurniture   #anniesloanchalkpaint  
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VERY GOOD AFTERNOON LADY LINDA BRADEN, HAVE RECEIVED YOUR EMAIL WICH I'M GLAD. HERE IN THE KINGDOM OF SPAIN MAKE A REALLY INCLEMENT WEATHER. GUESS WHAT LIES WHERE IS OTHERWISE. WHISH YOU A HAPPY HEART AN EVENING AND SWEET DREAMS IN SPITE OF THE TIME DIFFERENCE. GET A WARM HUG AND KISS YOUR FRIEND WITH RESPECT AND AFFECTION, UP SOON, BYE, BYE. 
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It Takes Two: Meredith Vieira and Jon Harris
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Dynamic duo (and real-life best friends) Meredith Vieira and Chicagoan Jon Harris take daytime TV by storm. ~ Meredith Vieira has a secret t

Jessica: How I Got Fired
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What an intense episode for me to watch. I've been dreading this one for a while. I guess I'll start with the details on losing my job. Ever

Even More Mason Jars Over 75 creations
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Mason Jars...they are EVERYWHERE!!! Every time I click (and believe me...I click a lot) another Mason Jar project is staring at me...calling

it all started with paint: cooler corn
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There's a phenomenon that happens every summer along the Lakefront in Chicago … chicago_beach_lifeguard_stand_loyola … and I'm not talking a

Get Outta My Head Please: Show it Off Features party 11
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Thank you to all of you , who did link up <3. It is so hard to Pick each Week on which should be Featured I wish I could do all of your l

Fox Hollow Cottage: All About La Craie Paint at Fox Hollow Cottage
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La Craie has been carefully refined and perfected to the last drop. It has been specially formulated for painting furniture, cabinetry, and

Mason Jar Sewing Kit by It All Started with Paint
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Mason Jar Sewing Kit ~:: It All Started with Paint ::~

teacher’s pet {it’s a cinch}
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Do you think my “It's a Cinch” project this month has ulterior motives? pencil-vase-made-with-number-two-pencils-labeled. Ulterior motives t

and now a word from our sponsor … my husband mike
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A few years ago Linda organized a block-wide yard sale. By 'block-wide,' I mean maybe three of the neighbors, Linda included. Linda's goals

ands only. no ifs or buts about it.
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I like a good “and” … ampersand-pillow-made-of-drop-cloth … so much better than an “if” or a “but.” And is inclusive. Connecting a string of

8 pounds, 2 ounces
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Twelve years ago this Saturday … hand-stamped-necklace-for-daughter. September 8, 2000. I woke at three-thirty in the morning. Well, it was

Fox Hollow Cottage: Glass Bottle and Tin Can Repurpose
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Debbiedoo's said... oh Shannon I just LOVE this project! So pretty and so YOU!!~ Pineapple jasmine smells so good. My friend has some in her

Entry Before & After
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My very sad little entry was in need of a major overhaul.  So after a lot of my blood, sweat and tears, the after is a dramatic transformati

I've always had a fondness for leaded glass windows, but the expense w…
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Faux Leaded Glass Window - I've always had a fondness for leaded glass windows, but the expense was out of reach. That is until I found a pr

Socks for Sandy
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As part of the Hometalk.com community, I would like to share this opportunity to help the victims of Hurricane Sandy. Please click on the ab

a million miles an hour
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That about sums up my life these days. That's what was going through my mind today as I beat the clock to the post office to get a custom or

it all started with paint: you painted what?
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I followed the box and YouTube instructions to a tee … with extra special attention paid to surface prep. Apparently if you fail to prep pro

Sisters and Sewing...from Linda at It All Started With Paint
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Carol, who I shared a room with growing up and who is closest in age, made a major life change and moved her family to Montana many years ag

After the feast
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Linda I know what you mean that is why I did simple this year! And I LOVE it! I always enjoy all the decor of Christmas but after a few week

[Mr. Goodwill Hunting]: GIVEAWAY!!
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so here is how the giveaway will go down. RULES: you must be a google follower of this blog. if you are not, you can do so on the left side