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A Christmas Story House, Part III: The Living Room

Between Naps on the Porch - Welcome to the 288th Metamorphosis Monday! Bob Clark, the Director and Co-Writer of the movie, A Christmas Story, had trouble fining funding for this iconic Christmas movie when he first set out to make it. He had an extensive history of making horror films so none of the production companies felt comfortable funding him in the […]Read the f...

 

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Aug 04, 2014 10:00am

Build A New Home With Old World Charm

Between Naps on the Porch - When I hear the name Beaufort South Carolina, I immediately think of beautiful old homes, romance and southern charm. Beaufort, pronounced bew-fert, is the second-oldest city in South Carolina; Charleston, holds the distinction of being the oldest.   The home we’re touring today on Lady’s Island, a lovely sea island located in Beau...

 

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Sep 10, 2014 10:36am

Summertime Activities Bucket List {free printables}

Tater Tots and Jello - Today I would love to share a little Summertime project with you ? Our Family Summer Bucket List!! A few months ago I spied this $1 vintage lunchbox at my local thrift store. It was beat up, but had so much character. I didn?t know what I would do with it, but I knew I needed to buy it. Fast forward a couple of months, my kids are on the ve...

 

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Jun 01, 2011 11:04pm

Poinsettia Pillow

Knock Off Decor - Heather from Thrifty Storieshad been oogling Pottery Barn's poinsettia pillow for over a year now and finally made her own with a zipper closure for easy storage. This pillow is both elegant and fun with the jingle bell center. My kids would have a blast shaking this pretty pillow whenever they could get their little hands on it! {...Read More.....

 

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Dec 12, 2012 3:00am

20 Ways to Decorate With Book Pages {and other things about the book party}

Nesting Place - Since the moment I knew my sister was going to write a book, I knew I was going to throw her a big party. Book pages seemed to be the obvious choice for decor. I wanted the decorations to be fantastic. And I remembered what Henri says.. So I purposely limited myself to books and paper. And anything I could find around the house was fair game to jo...

 

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Sep 23, 2011 3:31am

Ranch Home Porches Add Appeal and Comfort

Front Porch Ideas and More - Ranch home porches add both curb appeal and functionality to these popular home designs. See all of your options, and there are many, for designing your front porch on your ranch home. Explore options for enhancing your existing porch or building a new one on your ranch home....

 

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Nov 23, 2015 8:39am

Bird Wall Canvas

Knock Off Decor - Bethany from Pitter and Glink was inspired by the beauty of Pottery Barn Kid?s Sentiment Canvas Collection to create a bird canvas of her own. Bethany?s DIY wall art requires a canvas, some paint, and, of course, an adorable little birdie silhouette. This is such a sweet addition for a little girl?s room. Plus, Bethany says it was ?super easy and s...

 

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Mar 11, 2012 5:00am

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