Ottoman Made from an Old Electrical Spool

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I finally took the opportunity to take a class from Shelly Leer from Mod Home Ec.  I “met” Shelly through blogging at least four years ago and then met her in person (even though she lives in my city) at a blogging conference called Haven in Atlanta two years ago.  I vowed I would take {…Read More…}





5 Ways to Get This Look: Spring Living Room

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I spotted this lovely living room at House of Turquoise, and it just seemed to embody the fresh, airy feeling of Spring.  The living room that caught my eye looks so light and cool with it’s combination of washed out sun yellow and sky blue.  I definitely love the custom woodwork (that window seat!) and the eclectic blend of furnishings.  I’m happy to say that if you want a room like this, you can have it!  I’ve collected tutorials for projects that can help you copy some of the fun design elements of this room and put them in your own house.  Enjoy!

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IKEA Hack Ottoman Tutorial

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I love taking furniture meant for different purposes and upcycling it into another use.  That is exactly what Jess and Monica from East Coast Creative did with this IKEA Lack table.  At $10 for the table it makes it a very affordable option for a custom ottoman.   Hey there! It’s Jess and Monica from {…Read More…}