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    DIY: Copper Light Fixture

    In organizing the master bedroom closet, there were several DIY projects that we took on. We made a barn door and installed it on sliding door hardware. We painted the off-white ceiling a dark gray. We changed our first light fixture in our home too! When it came to lighting, I was overwhelmed. Light fixtures can […]

  • DIY Vintage Tackle Box Planter

      Looking for some spring inspiration? Check out this DIY Vintage Tackle Box Planter! What’s your design style? Traditional, contemporary, or country? My design style could be described as a mix between country and cottage. Incorporating vintage items into my decorating is always necessary. It’s just a part of my style. However, normally, I’m not […]

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    Chicken Wire Frame

    In my efforts to be resourceful, I try to look for creative ways to use what I have to make something useful. Over a year ago, I bought a big antique frame and it sat in my shed for several months.  At first, I honestly had no idea what I was going to do with […]

  • Tutorial: How to Make Your Own Chalkboard Wall

    *Since this post was first published in 2013, we’ve updated the post with some pictures of how we use it. It’s holding up very well and we still love it.  Several months ago, I was really inspired by what Carmel at Our Fifth House did to her entry foyer. (See here post here.)  She used magnetic primer and […]