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Giveaway Day Fall 2011 Winners!

Nesting Place - We know that everyone is a winner ~ what I want to know is, did you win one of the amazing giveaways from these incredible sponsors? Let’s see if you won! {or perhaps a few of them are offering a coupon code or free shipping for those who didn’t win?} Click away! 1. Fieldstone Hill Design 2. DaySpring 3. Clean Mama 4. Linkel Designs...


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Nov 05, 2011 8:01am

Top 10 Most Popular DIY Outdoor Furniture Plans

The Design Confidential - With the outdoor season either well under way in your neck of the woods or very, very soon to be... I thought I would round up just a handful (well ok 10, so a two full hands...) of our most popular DIY Outdoor Furniture Plans. And wouldn't you know I even had trouble limiting it to 10. It seems you guys are over the moon for many of our outdoor fu...


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May 19, 2014 6:40pm

Sears Outlet---Shop Your Way Rewards Program

The Idea Room - Sears Outlet has just launched a GREAT new program. I just joined and am so excited for all the points I will be able to earn and use towards other great products from Sears Outlet. What is Shop Your Way Rewards?Shop Your Way Rewards is a free program that rewards you for shopping. As a member, you earn points buying the things you want and need...


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Jan 22, 2011 8:00pm

Embroidered Christmas Pillow from Old Sweaters

Knock Off Decor - Would you believe Cindy at Custom Comforts created this lovely embroidered Christmas pillow using items she scrounged up around the house? Cindy sewed up a pillow cover from one of my favorite materials, drop cloth, and created the holly leaves and pine cones from secondhand Goodwill sweaters. The icing on the cake is all the beautiful embroidery t...


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Dec 20, 2013 8:00pm

Wine Corks Upcycled into Wall Art

Knock Off Decor - Do you have an ever-growing collection of wine corks at home? Or maybe friends who could supply a generous wine cork collection? Gail from Purple Hues and Me shows the perfect way to upcycle all those corks - into wall art for your home! Gail was given a TON of recycled wine corks from a [...Read More] ...


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Feb 12, 2015 8:00am

Alphabet Art Wood Plaques

Knock Off Decor - Jaime from That?s My Letter created some alphabet artwork for a couple who is expecting their first baby. Jaime arranged alphabet cards on three pieces of plywood that were first painted and lightly distressed. I love how she added the brown ink to the edges for a vintage look and attached the cards with carpet tacks instead of just gluing them. Th...


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Jun 30, 2011 4:00pm

House Numbers

The Lettered Cottage - I really enjoy looking at blogger’s adoption timelines to see how everything went for them, time-wise. And since I’ve had a few requests to share more information about each step of our adoption process, I just wanted to quickly mention that I’m planning to create a separate page on our blog for anyone who would like to see how it...


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Dec 18, 2012 2:38am

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