DIY World Globe

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DIY World Globe from a Thrift Store Light Globe Did you know that today is National Thrift Store Day?  In honor of Thrift Stores all over the world and what you can do with the treasures you find there a group of my blogger friends and I got together to repurpose Thrift Store Finds.  

Back to School Organizing

Organize and display with a Library with drawers. It's the perfect combination of functionality and style. #spon

Back to School Organizing I love to be organized but unfortunately sometimes I don’t even know how or where to begin. It seems overwhelming at times. One of the many areas of my life that needs to be organized are all of the books and supplies our family uses for school. I’m a homeschooler and […]

Inexpensive Lamp Makeover

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A lamp makeover in the form of simply changing your shade can have a huge impact on a small space.   When I was a young bride I had ‘a’ lamp.  Yes…just one and it was not so pretty.  I remember going shopping to a local mall with my mother and one of the department […]

Dining Room Table Makeover

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My Dining Room Table Makeover My dining room table has been in my home for almost as long as I’ve been here.  I remember when I first got it.  I was so afraid to eatoff of it.  It was so smooth and shiny and pretty.  Eventually, we did use it for meals.  Placemats only in […]

Easy No-Paint Furniture Refresh

Vintage Dresser Refresh #Rockler

I love all of the painted furniture redo’s out there.  I see so many on the blogs of friends and on pinterest and they always leave me oohing and ahhing (is that how you spell that?) but alas, I am not so talented.  I have painted furniture in the past pre-blogging and it turned out […]

How to Take Any Wall from Drab to Fab

Take Your Walls from Drab to Fab with FrogTape® Shape Tape™ #FrogTape #ad #shapetape

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of FrogTape Brand Painter’s Tape for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. My house was built in the 1970’s and other than a few upgrades I am dealing with the house ‘as-is’.  Painting has been something we have undertaken but up to this point the […]

How-To Make a Nest from Twine

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How-To Make a Nest from Twine  I am smitten, smitten I tell you with twine.  It’s utter simplicity is appealing.  Something about the symmetrically wrapped up ball screams my name.  I have, in the past, been known to buy said balls of twine and just keep them….do nothing with them…just ‘put’ them in my craft […]

Polka Dot and Glitter Banner

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Oh how I love polka dots, glitter and these easy-to-use Mod Podge Rocks Peel ‘n Stick Stencils from Plaid part of the Mod Podge Rocks line from Amy Anderson {THE Mod Podge Rocks Gal!}.    I’m still spring-ing it up around here and this Polka Dot Banner is the perfect addition to my decor. Supplies: Mod Podge […]