Old Ride Gets a New Vibe

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Have you ever got a space decorated just so, and then the realities of life take over–which for many of us include multi-colored plastic toys.  Carrie from Lovely Etc. knows what I’m talking about.  She was thrilled to find a little push car that her small son would love, but tells us there was just one small problem: it was ugly.  ”I am not delusional enough to think my thirteen month old could care less whether his toys are cute or not,” she laughs, “but I know this thing is going to be hanging around our family room for many months.”

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Craft Fail Becomes Craft Success with Washi Tape

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We all have them:  projects that somewhere along the line of executing our vision just seem to fall short.  That was the case with this moleskin notebook that Thalita from The Learner Observer was working on.  She assumed that she could dress up the plain black notebook with stripes from a permanent gold marker.  Well, the stripes bled underneath the tape Thalita was using, and she was left with a hot mess.

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Happy Thanksgiving!

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Happy Thanksgiving!

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Silhouette America Black Friday Deal

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Tis the season for frantic shopping, holiday madness and crazy Black Friday deals.  However this sale starts early.  Happy Thanksgiving ya’ll!  Besides stuffing our faces with the best food America offers I am sure some of you are going to take advantage of a little pre-Black Friday shopping.  Well Silhouette America is starting their sale {…Read More…}

Heating Things Up in the Office with a Drab to Fab File Cabinet Makeover

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When Sarah from Home-Ology started working on this office space, she had one issue that guided a lot of her design choices.  ”Since we’re not certain this space will be a permanent commitment, I want to begin with a low-budget version that we could easily upgrade or move, should we choose,” she explains.  ”A thrifted a pair of cabinets from my local Goodwill was the perfect solution.”

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Old Birdbath Becomes a Cute Toadstool Table for the Backyard

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Not everyone would see something cute for their yard when they encountered this shabby looking birdbath.  Lindsey from My Creative Days, on the other hand, immediately knew exactly what she wanted to do with it–and her idea did not involve birds!

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Incredible Curbside Find: An Antique Desk!

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At Eve of Reduction, Cristin was just driving along one day when, as she tells it, “I came across this to-die-for antique desk on the side of the road and my eyes dropped out of my head. What luck!”

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Dumpster Desk Gets A Second Chance

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Over  at Redoux Interiors, Karen says she found this desk on “One glorious morning of Dumpster Diving at my favorite Apartment Dumpsters spot.  The desk was SOLID wood, but had a very sad and abused top.”  Karen saw potential, and took it home.

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