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…}





“Something Old, Something New” Planter Box

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I am so absolutely thrilled with how this DIY planter box turned out.  I finally used all the fence posts that I scavenged from my neighbors trash a couple of year’s ago….sniff.  I love the mix of old weathered wood with fresh rich stained tones.  This planter is huge coming in at 7 1/2 feet long.  It makes a huge impact as you walk up to my door and I love seeing some color on my porch area.

 

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5 Ways to Get This Look: Disney Family Living Room

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Have you ever watched a movie or TV show and been more interested in the sets than the plot?  I know I’m not alone in this, because Julia from Hooked on Houses gets requests from readers all the time to showcase homes from movies and television shows.  One of those “home tours” that gets clicked on the most is theset from the Disney Channel sitcom, “Good Luck Charlie.”   Check out these five tutorials I’ve found for making your home look a little bit like the one the Duncans live in.Disney Look for Less

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DIY Pallet Valentine Art

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I am not a huge seasonal decorator.  Are you?  I don’t have a lots of tchotchkes and other décor to just change it up every season.  I am pretty simplistic in my approach to decorating.  I usually decorate maybe one entryway table seasonally and maybe add in a few new pillows since I love making them. I decided to create a large DIY “LOVE” art for Valentine’s day.  However, I used untraditional Valentine’s day colors so I can display it year round.  It looks like a mini pallet.

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