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Creative Fall Wreath Ideas

Fall Wheat Wreath

Wreaths offer a quick and easy way to dress up a wall or door, and with so many designs, styles, and material combinations available, you’re sure to find something to fit your décor every season. An added bonus: many wreaths are … Continue reading

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Creative Outdoor Fireplace Designs and Ideas

Pool house with beautiful outdoor fireplace

My husband, Keith, and I walk in the evenings through our neighborhood as well as some adjacent ones, and I’m often amazed at some of the outdoor living spaces we see—welcoming porches, tranquil decks, stunning outdoor kitchens, and even gorgeous … Continue reading

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Creative Fire Pit Designs and DIY Options

Create a beautiful outdoor seating area with gravel and a fire pit. From Style Me Pretty.

I love fall—the changing leaves, the cool evenings, the cozy sweaters I can start wearing again. As the temperature drops and the nights get chilly, what’s better than gathering family and friends around a warm fire pit? Today we’re sharing … Continue reading

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Best Paints to Use for Outdoor Furniture, Accessories and Pots

Porch refresh and tips for decorating.

Last week, I shared our front porch refresh project and I promised I would come back and share my tips for how to paint outdoor furniture, accessories and garden pots that will last for several years. Living in the extreme … Continue reading

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40 Creative Valentine’s Day Craft Ideas and Sweet Treats

40 Creative Valentine's Day Craft Ideas and Sweet Treats.

Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to show someone you care by making them something special. These creative Valentine’s Day craft ideas and sweet treats are SO fun and will show your loved ones just how you feel! Pink Ombre … Continue reading

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DIY Abstract Heart Painting and a Fun Paint Party

DIY Abstract Heart Art Painting. Step by step tutorial.

          Last week, I hosted a paint party for the Museum of East Texas along with my friends- Emily, Anita and Susan.  The “Girls Night Out Paint Party”, was an auction item for 20 ladies that … Continue reading

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8 Creative DIY Storage Solutions for Narrow Spaces

Creative DIY Narrow Storage Solutions

    As we head into the fresh start of a new year, I know many of you are looking for ways to better organize and solve some storage issues. As you think about ways to get organize and come … Continue reading

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Easy DIY Christmas Wreaths for Around the Home

Creative DIY Christmas Wreath Projects.

image via Under the Sycamore   There are so many quick and easy DIY Christmas wreaths out there in Blogland and over the years, I have shared a few DIY wreath projects myself.  Of course, wreaths are great for the front … Continue reading

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How to Paint Laminate Furniture and Get a Smooth Finish

How to paint laminate furniture and get a smooth finish.

  Hello! Claire here from Claire Brody Designs! I am excited to share another paint project with you guys this month. I’m sharing my tips today for how to paint laminate furniture. When it comes to furniture thrifting, there are … Continue reading

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Best Paint for Glass, Ceramics and Metal

Best paint to use for painting glass and ceramics.

  Over the years, I have received a lot of questions asking what is the best paint for glass, ceramics and metal.  It’s a popular question because there are so many paints out there that just don’t really work, stick or … Continue reading

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