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Project reveal, shell display/ coastal gallery wall

Project reveal, shell display/ coastal gallery wall

So today is the day, I mean THE day I have been teasing about. The Project reveal, shell display/ coastal gallery wall is so important to me. It reminds me of my hometown and our family vacations back there each summer. A home should be full of personal touches and memories. […]

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projects, projects everywhere

projects, projects everywhere

  sometimes when you have a lot to do you act crazy instead of going crazy! I feel like lately my husband and I have been busy on weekends and evenings after the kids go to bed doing projects around the house. But I feel like I have nothing to […]

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sneak peek of Monday’s post

sneak peek of Monday’s post

**Here is the full reveal to this project** the almost new and improved coffee table, and pile of our little assistants toy’s   We were hard at work today in my house. My husband is all excited. He got a new sliding compound miter saw. We were in the middle […]

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What could I be up to?

What could I be up to?

Here is a little something to get you all thinking. I am doing a little project, a tiny one. It is costing me absolutely nothing because I have all of the pieces. Oh, this is too much fun. I know it could be anything. Another clue? **to see the final […]

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lights before

lights before

**Here is a similar post with even more lighting ideas** I am always surprised by how much ceiling lights cost. Flush mount, semi flush, chandelier, gold, oil rubbed bronze. It is all so much information and so much money. I am always one to splurge on something here and there, […]

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repairing new picture

repairing new picture

**This is where the picture has ended up being hung** I stalk things I like. Anytime I am in a store I always find a few things I like. Most times I either decide it wont work, or if it will get it. Then there is the expensive things. The […]

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using something but not for the reason it was made

using something but not for the reason it was made

  these little vases are shot glasses we got as a gift for our wedding. Never used, until now Using something, but not for the reason it was made. Umm…. what? Am I the only one that does this? What I mean is re using an object, but in a […]

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the new additions to my decor

the new additions to my decor

The new vase and rug I realized that if I updated my house tour every time I added or changed something it would be weekly. So instead here is a little show and tell of my newest additions. I am slowly changing the look of my study. I had planned […]

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my favorite but overlooked feature

my favorite but overlooked feature

  In the spring of 2012 we decided to upgrade the door handles and hinges on all of our doors. We had standard gold knobs. Every time I ever saw a room I loved I always loved the oil rubbed bronze look on doors. I somehow noticed it, no matter […]

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Go to color

Go to color

My go to colors, turquoise and white. They compliment each other well Everyone has one. The color where when all else fails you paint it. Or maybe when you see that color on something you think “I need that” No I don’t have room for a 4 ft tall vase […]

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