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Spring Door Decor

Posted by on Mar 25, 2012 in DIY Projects, Outdoor Spaces | 2 comments

Come on in! The weather here is amazing and definitely makes it fun to have people over!  I’m so glad you are here! When I saw this wreath in the Pottery Barn catalogue, I loved it! However, I turned the page and kept going. When I saw this wreath at Knock Off Decor, I took a second glance and decided to try to make it myself! What I liked about it – the white flowers, the simplicity, and the green moss.  I also like that today it says Spring, but with the simple addition of a little nest and eggs it will say Easter (which is how PB actually sold theirs).  I love multi purpose...

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The Front Porch – After

Posted by on Oct 5, 2011 in Home Page Feature, Outdoor Spaces | 0 comments

  I am proud to share the progress I have made on the front porch.  There are still some side projects I’d like to tackle (the mud bench, the ceiling, and maybe some curtains), but I think it really does look lighter and you can actually sit on it and walk across it – bonus!  Just as a reminder of where I started…   Before When I started the mud bench had already been painted white – my first attempt.  I also spray painted a frame and stuck it on top.  Not sure what I will do with it, but it adds some height.  The high chair got a...

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The Front Porch – Before

Posted by on Oct 5, 2011 in Outdoor Spaces | 0 comments

  The Front Porch Before Good afternoon!  I have spent part of the morning on Pinterest and I am loving the simplicity of it.  It’s too cool!  One of my favorite things to do is sit down with a new magazine, and pull out and organize the pictures I like.  However, it does take so much time.  It amazes me that I can do all of that with just a few clicks and I don’t have to figure out where to keep my growing files! Ok, so where to begin?  The front porch BEFORE.  My goals here are brighten things up and make it more welcoming for people coming into our...

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Summer Front Porch

Posted by on Sep 10, 2011 in DIY Projects, Outdoor Spaces | 3 comments

Updating a space  for the seasons can be so simple!  This was my summer porch, and I have done it with just a few accessories I found at IKEA and of course some great pillows.  Some of my favorites things are included…the color blue, silver objects, candles, and flat black...

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