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Hurricane Harvey and Wedding Wednesday Post~Take 2

Here is the post that should have been posted yesterday, but somehow it disappeared in Cyberville (that terrible, lonely place of  missing posts, texts, and all social media) swirling around never to be found again. Poor thing! ~ Take 2… As you know, it’s been a crazy week of rain for those in the Gulf… Continue reading Hurricane Harvey and Wedding Wednesday Post~Take 2

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Super Easy Wedding Arrows

The phone rang and it was my Sweet Pea shopping on the wedding aisle at Hobby Lobby. We did most of our Mama/Daughter wedding brainstorming/shopping via text and phone calls since she was in another state. Thank goodness for unlimited service! Like a Mama, I heard the excitement in her voice. She said she saw… Continue reading Super Easy Wedding Arrows

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Reviving a Swing Memory

I spent the last week at our little cabin in the big woods, which we have finally settled on a name that we all like after two and a half years! Do you name your home and inanimate objects, like your cars, or are we the only strange ones? Mmmmhmmm… Our cabin is officially now… Continue reading Reviving a Swing Memory

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Giving a Couple Things a Facelift

I’ve been busy this week giving some things a facelift…..the front gate and a leather chair. No matter what time of year, it feels so good to freshen things, doesn’t it? The gate when we moved into this house was really dried out. I knew I had to do something before the winter hit. So… Continue reading Giving a Couple Things a Facelift

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Doing Some Creating of the Rustic Kind

I’ve shared before that about a year ago we purchased a Little Cabin in the Big Woods. It’s a wonderful little place to retreat with family and friends and make sweet, sweet memories (of which we have made a lot already!). But, with the purchase came projects…lots and lots of projects. Some big DIY projects, like ripping… Continue reading Doing Some Creating of the Rustic Kind

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Pin It! Tried and True Tuesday #25: Giving a Vintage Look to a Clearance Find

Pin It! Tried and True Tuesday # 25 Giving New Life to A Clearance Find …using… Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint Shopping to me always means making time for checking out the clearance aisles.  You never know what gem you may find! Earlier this summer, I was in Home Goods and came across this card file… Continue reading Pin It! Tried and True Tuesday #25: Giving a Vintage Look to a Clearance Find

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This Girl and Girlie Paint

Have you tried your hand at “girlie paint” yet?  Annie Sloan Chalk Paint that is, or ASCP, as it is commonly called among DIYers. It’s not your run of the mill paint, but wonderfully smooth and workable. It puts creativity in your hands and gives you various options with each stroke of the brush.  There are no VOCs, no… Continue reading This Girl and Girlie Paint