Category Archives: furniture

Halloween Mantle – A New Addition

Here’s our Halloween mantle this year… left side… right side… middle… and the new addition this year… old white shutters from the Habitat Store…painted purple…with black netting draped over them…with spiders placed as a finishing touch… ¬†Happy Halloween!

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Random Thoughts During the Day

Here are some random thoughts I’ve had lately, none of which are long enough for a post, but just long enough to make you think I have too much time on my hands. ¬†Remember when you were younger and you … Continue reading

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Lots of Shoe Storage

Here’s my latest find at the Habitat store. Bought it for $30. (And yes, those are Caroline’s Wonder Woman red boots below) When I opened up the trunk of my car my husband was a little less than thrilled. Maybe … Continue reading

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Kids Work Spaces

I’ve been looking at tons of desks for kids on pinterest and have found some beautiful work spaces. My helpful crafting hint for the day is that you simply do a google search for “pinterest + kids desks” and you … Continue reading

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Sleeping in a Fort

Summer time around here means lots of fort building. The last one they built with their Dad. He added some great modifications which kept the tent up through a few wrestling episodes. They have loved it! For the past 3 … Continue reading

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Lamp Opinions Needed…

One of my February goals is to paint my lamps and get new lampshades for them. This is currently how they look…. sorry for the poor pictures – still waiting to buy a good camera The uneven lamps will be … Continue reading

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Bedroom Pillows – It’s Love, eh

One of my January goals was to make pillows for my bed. My biggest hurdle for this project was the fact that I knew I had to change the sewing machine needle before I started this project. Sounds easy but … Continue reading

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Outside Set

I don’t even tell my husband when I’m planning on a trip to the resale store. It just stresses him out. He begins envisioning long hours behind a sander and even more time with a paint brush in hand. A … Continue reading

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Stair Organizing

Our stairs probably give the impression that we designed our house without closets. Coats, book bags, toys, art supplies, you name it, it ends up on our stairs. I had been contemplating for awhile how I could solve our stairs … Continue reading

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Sweet Peas and Bumblebees

I’m guest posting over at Sweet Peas and Bumblebees today. I’m sharing the party boards I made for our Halloween party. Come on over to Sweet Peas and Bumblebees to take a look.

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