Monthly Archives: August 2012

5 Easy Kitchen Updates with Big Impact {Friday Favorites}…

Kitchen Updates- Revamps- Decorating

  Hello friends and welcome to another Friday Favorites! Over the last few weeks, it seems like every where I turn, people are telling me that they’re updating their kitchens. Some of my friends are doing total kitchen remodels and … Continue reading

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Fall Decorating Inspiration From the Mountains…

Fall-Decorating-Inspiration- Flowers-Decor

  Our family just returned from a amazing trip to Yellowstone and Jackson Hole, Wyoming.  My husband and I wanted to run as fast as we could from the insane East Texas heat, and we also wanted a fun summer … Continue reading

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Outdoor Buffet Table Using a Side Table

Outdoor Side Table Turned Buffet {The Creativity Exchange}

  A couple of months ago, I shared a project where I took a World Market potting bench and turned it into an outdoor bar.  Today I wanted to share how we created an easy outdoor buffet table using a … Continue reading

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Online Resources for Paint Color Inspiration {Friday Favorites}…

How to Find Paint Color Inspiration- Resources for Choosing Paint Color

  Happy Friday friends and welcome to another Friday Favorites! We’ve been talking about paint so much over the last few weeks on Friday Favorites, that I guess I have ended up with a little painting series that I didn’t … Continue reading

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Back to School Organization

Organization- Back to School-

  School starts in a little over two weeks for my baby girl.  She is going into the third grade and it feels like yesterday that we were preparing for Pre-K {sniff}.  We have been in full back to school … Continue reading

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Cayman Rum Punch and Coconut Shrimp Fritters…

Rum Punch Recipe- Cayman Rum Punch

    I haven’t shared a recipe in awhile and since it’s been so insanely hot, I thought today would be a perfect day to post my favorite recipe for Cayman Rum Punch, which is a “copy cat” recipe of … Continue reading

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Favorite Painting Tips That Make a Big Difference

Painting Tips- Painting Tricks

  I had so many painting questions and emails after I posted my favorite tips & tricks for choosing paint colors a few weeks ago, that I thought I would follow up with a few of my favorite painting tips. … Continue reading

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DIY Faux Plaster Paint Finish for Trash to Treasure Projects…

How to Make Faux Plaster- Trash to Treasure- The Creativity Exchange

    For more than a year now, I have been transforming my trash to treasure projects and furniture pieces with a beautiful faux plaster paint finish technique.  I stumbled on this process by mixing a certain ratio of flat … Continue reading

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