New Fabric Revives Antique Outdoor Furniture

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At Our Southern Home, Christy had an old set of antique iron furniture she’d purchased fifteen years ago from an ad in the newspaper. “These chairs have been sitting in the loft of our barn for over ten years!” Christy confessed.

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Checkerboard Pattern Gives Deck a New Dimension

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Nicki blogs over at Sweet Parrish Place. After having her husband power wash the deck for the summer season, Nicki decided it was still a little too ho-hum for her taste.

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Father’s Day Printables

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Need a last minute gift idea for Dad?  Shari’s Berrie’s Blog has a free printable for a Father’s Day Coupon book that is just too cute!  They’ve offered to share it with you.  All you need to do is head over there, print the coupons, and assemble it into a book as directed.  Enjoy!

Memorial Day

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Today I want to remember the brave men and women who fought and gave their lives for our country. I am so grateful for their ultimate sacrifice to protect our freedoms as Americans. Thank you! Free printable available through Michele at The Scrap Shoppe.

Scrap Wood and Galvanized Pipe Paper Towel Holder

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Over at Design, Dining + Diapers, a dinner at a barbecue restaurant prompted Taryn to come up with this paper towel holder for her kitchen. She fell in love with the industrial style holders on the restaurant tables, and realized that she could make her own, starting with the scrap wood she already had on hand.

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Happy Mothers Day!

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Happy Mothers Day to everyone who is a mother, hopes to be a mother someday, or who has benefited from the love of a mother.

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Side Table Gets a Touch of Old Paris

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It was the last day of a yard sale when Shanna of Restoration Redoux spotted this little side table.  The woman running the sale was ready to shut things down, so she let Shanna take the table home….for free!  It was dirty and ugly, but the hexagon shape held some potential.

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Change Starts with One! Let’s Be Radical!

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The last two days the focus has been on a quote “Believe there is good in the world,” but a major emphasis on “be the good.”  Well today I am giving you a chance to Be the Good in this world with an awesome initiative that our family is embracing for this Easter holiday.  Let me tell you about this passion project!

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