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Heart Monogram Valentine?s Towels

Knock Off Decor - Kimberly from Serendipity Refinedis on a mission in 2014 to do more for less. To that end, she created Valentine?s tea towels by adding embellishments to towels she already had. For two of her towels, Kimberly let her sewing machine do most of the work, adding a monogrammed heart and pretty ribbon trim. However, she didn?t stop there. Kimberly also...


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Jan 22, 2014 3:00pm

Reader Showcase: Jakes Old Log to Pencil Holder

The Design Confidential - Build Build Showcase If you have ever bought exotic lumber you find out how expensive and remote it can be, especially when you live at the end of the line. I always wanted to incorporate Mesquite in a project but the wood is hard to come by and expensive. So I decided to try and use my bandsaw as a saw mill. I got a couple of old limbs, de-bar...


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Jan 09, 2014 3:15am

A Breathtaking Garden From The “Gardens for Connoisseurs” Tour

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Jun 06, 2014 12:58pm

Barn Siding Adventures: I-saw-that-going-different-in-my-head Edition

DIY Diva - This weekend I bought myself four new tools in the span of about 36 hours. This could indicate one of two things. 1.) I just won the lottery, or 2.) Things are not going as planned. Considering that most of the tools are of the WMD variety (weapons of mass demolition… I’m so clever when I’m sleep deprived) you can assume this w...


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Aug 06, 2012 7:32pm

Pipe and Wood Lamp

Knock Off Decor - Janel from Nellie Bellie really blew me away with this unique lamp she created from pipes, wood spindles, and, of course, time and patience. Not only does it look amazingly like the inspiration, but the price difference is quite astounding ($86 versus $2,800). You can barely buy a lamp and shade from Target for the cost of Janel?s eye-catcher. Talk...


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Apr 11, 2013 4:00pm

Flower Pot cheat!

Blue Cricket Design - I love this time of year! Time to sprinkle our yards with bright and cheery flowers! Flowers can get expensive so a great way I’ve found to trim a little off my nursery bill is to cheat a little! I got wise to this trick after I had admired my neighbors over flowing pots…this was her little secret! Thanks Angie! I bought these beaut...


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May 24, 2011 2:08am

Cameron’s Iconic Glass House in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

Between Naps on the Porch - Ferris Bueller's Day OffCameron's HouseRead the full article ...


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Feb 21, 2014 11:00am

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