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Garden Lighting Options – Solar Chandeliers

Summer is winding down and pretty soon I’ll be back to my growing list of indoor projects… But NOT TODAY! One of my favorite Pinterest/Google searches involves garden lighting.  I love how people use different techniques to illuminate their yards.  Some of those photos are so beautiful…magical, even. And some are totally bogus (I’m looking at you, brightly illuminated “glow-in the-dark” planter […]

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Options for a Round Pedestal End Table – Buy or DIY?

Our upholstered furniture will be coming later this month (see this for more details)…and although I’m behind (not surprisingly) in my preparations, one of the tasks on my to do list is to come up with an option for this Round Pedestal End Table. This is the table that was suggested by the decorator (official decision maker) for our family […]

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Other Things You Can Do With Upcycled Coffee Sacks

Maybe it’s the caffeine, but I’m pretty revved up about all the possibilities of upcycling coffee sacks. There’s no mention of upcycling or repurposing coffee sacks on my to do list–and of course I’ll have to avoid it becoming “too much of a good thing”–but this could become yet another diversion. Here’s why: Hometalk reader Josephine Howland left a nice comment about […]

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Kitchen fabric choices

Sneak Preview

With summer vacations at an end and all the kiddos back in school, it’s time for me to set some goals for (finally) getting much of our decor to tie in with our new paint colors. (I know this is backwards…but this is how we roll.) I have a VERY long list, but these are the top priorities (with an occasional diversionary craft […]

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