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I Spy – No.1

I've been spying so many awesome recipes and home/craft projects all over the internet lately. I've been trying to "PIN" posts, save them to my Instagram collections, and leave comments when I have time. Today, I thought I'd share some of the things I've been finding with you. I'm not sure if this will be…

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3 Tips to Organize the Laundry Room

Organizing, organizing, organizing. It's something that I put off until I'm forced. Do I love organized spaces? Definitely! But you have to plan and make time to organize spaces and I'm a little short in the time department. Ha! That's why I always love participating in blogger collaborations where I can organize a space. That's…

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DIY: Vintage Book Pages Wall Decor

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Most home design projects take time to pull together. There is planning, sourcing items, color schemes to coordinate with, and more. Design takes time...normally. However, if you're under pressure, sometimes you have to make quick decisions to pull a look together. That's sort of exactly what happened with my vintage book page wall decor project.…

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You Vote – We Create – Project #2: The Painted Front Door

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It's here! It's here! We finally finished the front door painting project and you might be surprised at the outcome. Let's re-fresh your memory on how this project started. As a part of the You Vote, We Create project, painting the front door was project #2. Remember this Youtube video of me revealing the project…

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We Painted the Fireplace

For some time now, I've wanted to paint my fireplace another color. I searched the internet to look for different color options and inspiration for the project. Check out some of the best painted fireplaces that I found on the internet. Initially, I did paint the fireplace but never finished until 2 weeks ago. I'm…

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5 Ways to Use a Mason Jar

Mason jars can be found everywhere. You can get vintage and antique ones at flea markets. Most craft stores, supermarkets, and even dollar stores carry these useful glass containers. When I was still in business with The Vintage Company, we used them often for centerpieces and other wedding/event uses. Mason jars are made for canning foods,…

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Our New Shower Curtain + 10 Shower Curtains You Might Like

Disclaimer There is no denying that I enjoy shopping at Target. I live in a fairly small town and Target has really become my "go-to" shopping place for home decor, entertaining pieces, and other household goods. They carry Mrs.Meyers products too. If I don't have time to wait for a Grove order, then I can always…

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Chair Makeover using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint and Farmhouse Wares Fabric

Looking for an easy weekend project? This chair makeover using Annie Sloan Chalk paint and Farmhouse Wares fabric is a really simple, yet gratifying project. The best thing is that you can finish this project in one weekend! Follow along to see what it looks like after the makeover. Gone are the days when upholstery…

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You Vote – We Create: Sitting Area Reveal

The sitting area reveal is finally here! This was project #1 from the You Vote, We Create series I started in January. I started a little late in the month so the very first project took longer. I definitely added items to the project that I did not originally plan. (This is what happened the…

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You Vote – We Create: Project #2

It's February and that means that it's time for another You Vote - We Create project. Last month, we tackled project #1 from this home challenge and it has taken longer than I expected. The reason I choose that space is because I thought it would be quick and easy. However, I have a tendency…

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About Me

I'm Crystal and I write.

I'm Crystal and I write.

I'm a Louisiana native who loves to style food and drinks, take photographs of non-moving things, and I'm also a Houzz Writer. Family and life keep me busy but that's the way I like it.
I'm Crystal and I write.