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Around The Farm: Introductions & Eating Well

DIY Diva - In the last couple of weeks the Nuggets have developed the endearing habit of following me around the property like a disjointed, clucking shadow, pretty much from the minute I set foot out of my car when I get home from work. I walk to the garden, they follow. I walk to take the garbage out, they follow. I walk into the workshop, they follow. I ...


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Jul 23, 2013 4:00am

Winner?s Post

Knock Off Decor - The winner of the Mixed Bag Designs Giveaway is: Tammie D ( mommadillard@*****.com) Sarah Arbaugh ( saraharbaugh@*****.com) Ann P ( 5bees@***.net) Maggie ( rhinahime@*****.com) Koren ( korensaiers@*****.com) To get free shipping from Mixed Bag Designs use the code ?KNOCK? __________________________________________________________...


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Aug 05, 2011 7:59am

a budget friendly moroccan rug & giveaway

The Sweetest Digs - You probably noticed in the post about the fireplace built-in’s earlier this week the new rug we have in our living room. Let me back up and tell you a little about it, m’kay? For a long while now I have lusted after those Moroccan style rugs that we’ve all been spotting all over design magazines, blogs, websites, etc. You know, ...


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Mar 04, 2015 12:12pm

Craft Tables You Can Buy Instead of DIY

Infarrantly Creative - I get so many questions about the large craft table that I built for my studio nearly 3 years ago. There is not a day that goes by that I don't use that table. The craft table is huge coming in at around 40 square feet of spacious crafty goodness. I built it for just {...Read More...} ...


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Dec 14, 2015 9:27am

Wherein I Didn’t Lose Inches and Gained Perspective

DIY Diva - This post started off as a Facebook update… At first I was going to make a quick comment about something that happened to me at the gym today, and then I added a little commenary, and then it got longer and longer, and I realized maybe I had something to say that was more than a Facebook status update. Now, the orderly part of me (and, let&r...


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Dec 04, 2015 1:05am

Free DIY Furniture Plans // How to Build an Indoor Outdoor Director's Chair

The Design Confidential - Oh adorable little (not that little) director's chair, I have my eye on you for some bonafide fabulous outdoor seating. Perfect for indoor use or the great outdoors if you use an appropriate specie of wood; I love that this plan can be made to suit your own personal decor. Showcase: Built From These PlansI am so honored each and every time one of ...


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Feb 27, 2015 4:17pm

Free DIY Furniture Plans // How to Build a Dawson Large Desk

The Design Confidential - Showcase: Built From These PlansI am so honored each and every time one of you fine friends builds from these very plans! If you have built this piece, please take a moment and showcase your build! We are dying to see your fabulous hard work! By special reader request, these fabulous Free DIY Furniture Plans to Build a Dawson Large Desk and perfect...


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