Pink Nightstand

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Carmel from Our Fifth House is back sharing her spray painted nightstand.  Who says furniture can’t be pink?  I love it and the story behind it is even better. If you are one who hates painting over wood avert your eyes – it is pink alright!

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DIY Yellow Ombre Lamp

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I am changing out our color scheme in our family room. We painted the walls a light gray color which really helped lighten the space.  Then I added the new painted striped curtains and now I am moving onto the lamps.  They were red and now with a few cans of spray paint I turned them into some DIY ombre lamps.

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5 Ways to Decorate a Pumpkin

The Swede Records crayon pumpkins

While I love the effect of a glowing, scary-faced pumpkin on my porch on All Hallows Eve, I’m not exactly crazy about the slimy, seedy mess that goes along with carving pumpkins.  Plus, a carved pumpkin only lasts for a few days.  I’ve been saving great ideas for making pretty pumpkins without a single knife or slimy seed!  Take a look at these 5 Ways to Decorate a Pumpkin that will take you beyond Halloween and into the rest of the fall season.

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5 Ways to Craft with Acorns

Betz White felted acorns

Acorns are the nut, or small seedling, of the mighty oak tree.  Their pleasing, rounded shape, interesting textures, and warm brown tones make them perfect subjects for fall craft projects.  Take a look at this collection of acorn themed crafts I’ve found, and I think you’ll become a fan of the little nuts, too!

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