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DIY: Dual Purpose Flower Centerpiece + Ice Bucket

Well, I know spring is here, technically, but it's definitely been a slow start. It's still snowing in some places and the weather in the South has been pretty cool too. I've been itching to get my hands dirty with a project, anything. Maybe a painting project or a DIY project? While at the grocery…

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Budget Powder Room Makeover

It's so nice that spring is finally here. I almost died this winter. Okay, maybe not really but it was the longest winter here. It even snowed here in Louisiana. That's a rare sight! Now that spring is here I've been having fun in the kitchen and even, with the help of my handy husband,…

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5 Tips for Spring Cleaning Success + Checklist

I'm so excited and I just can't hide it. I know. I know. I know. I know. It's spring. It's spring. It's spring! And I'm wrapping my hands all around it and here's why. The winter was long. It snowed, my feet froze (in my house), and the rampant flu made me hibernate like a…

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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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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.