A Green Planter + A Turquoise Table + A Coral Chair

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-- a before shot of my garage sale finds that I shared on my instagram page last week -- This Summer I have been in complete survival mode. Simply surviving, making sure to create memories each day with the kids so they have the Best Summer Ever.  BUT as each night falls, this mama is just … [Read more...]

Adding Stone Veneer to a Concrete Foundation Wall

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May was A-MAY-zing (hehe, corny but true)! Really though, it was a wonderful month of sunshine + warmer temps for us in the North Country of New York - June not so much as of yet... Anyway, with the warm, beautiful days last month we were able to tackle most of our yearly outdoor maintenance work … [Read more...]

5 Surfaces to Spray Paint

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Warmer days are upon us - I just saw mid-40s for next week -  and that means the start of spray painting season! As an avid DIYer, I have spray painted just about everything and anything.  From baskets to fabric, from lamps (like this one) to furniture, nothing in my home is safe from being … [Read more...]

DIY: Kids Fingerprint ART

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Many of the walls in our home are filled with beautiful creations made by our kids.  I just love their creative minds & the beautiful colors they use in their artwork.  Plus everything they create is so meaningful & it's incredible how prideful they are to have their beautiful work displayed … [Read more...]

Chalkboard Wood Garland

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Can you believe it's November?  I'm breaking away from the bathroom for a bit (the remodel has taken over my life) to start thinking about this years seasonal decor. Every year, we enjoy displaying our Christmas favorites, but at the same time we like to introduce new elements & of course, … [Read more...]

Why + How to Prime Wood Furniture

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It's been a busy few days around my neck of the woods.  With revamping the china cabinet + another BIG project coming down the pipeline (which I can't wait to share details about), I haven't had 5 minutes to sit.  No worries though, I'll sit when I'm old, ha. So my last post was all about the … [Read more...]

13 Interesting Ways to Turn Toy Animals into Fabulous Home Decor

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I had so much fun creating the toy animal instagram photo holders for my boy's room, and with the thoughtful comments + compliments I received, it seems like many of you loved them just as much. I think because they're unexpected  + unique, using toy animals are the perfect way to bring a bit of … [Read more...]

DIY: Jewelry Holder

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This post brought to you by Elmer’s ProBond Advanced. All opinions are 100% mine. My latest DIY project has been one on my to-do list for a while.  I've been inspired by so many who have made their own jewelry holders that I even have a pinterest board solely dedicated to unique styles and … [Read more...]