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DIY Furniture Plans // How to Build a Chelsey Play Kitchen Stove + Oven

The Design Confidential - Weeee... I am a little late this year with our Handmade Holiday series of gifts, though I knocked out a few good hostess and adult gifts already - so, not all bad I guess. I will try to pump these out quickly in the midst of life, and birthdays... lots and lots of birthdays. Eek. And of course the holidays... which is precisely what you will want t...


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Dec 07, 2015 5:09pm

Pottery Barn Mirror on a Wal-Mart Budget

Knock Off Decor - Oh how I love when you can get a Pottery Barn look on a Wal-mart budget. Case in point, this mirror from Lorrie's Story. Lorrie was inspired to take a cheapo mirror from Wal-Mart and turn it into a Pottery Barn copycat by simply cutting out some vinyl lettering with her Cricut Explore. Lorrie says, [...Read More] ...


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Dec 14, 2015 8:00am


DIY Diva - Yeah, it sounds like something from Lord of the Rings (and, frankly, it’s been feeling pretty Middle-Earth-ish around here for the last week, so that’s fitting) but it’s actually real weather phenomena where the fog and the frost make my back-yard look like this… It’s eerily still and beautiful. Nothing feels quite...


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Dec 06, 2015 11:30pm

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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Jul 19, 2014 11:56am

Santa’s Cookies and Milk

The Idea Room - Do you leave Santa and his Reindeer a little snack? We usually leave some cookies and milk for Santa and a few carrots for his Reindeer. It has been a tradition every year in our home, which was carried over from the homes we grew up in. Today I am sharing some fun Christmas Printables […] The post Santa’s Cookies and Milk appeared ...


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Dec 14, 2015 1:41am

Mason Jar Christmas Gift Ideas

The Idea Room - Don’t you think everything just looks so much cuter in a Mason Jar? Christmas is right around the corner and if you haven’t thought of what you are going to get for your friends, family and neighbors I’ve got you covered. Today, I will be sharing a round up of Mason Jar Christmas Gift Ideas […] The post Mason Jar Christmas...


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Dec 13, 2015 2:04am

Silent Night Wood Sign

Knock Off Decor - After devoting some serious thought to her front door's Christmas getup, Jaime from That's My Letter landed on a cute little wood sign from Pottery Barn Kids. The sign wasn't for sale; however, that's hardly a problem when you are a sign making master like Jaime {wink}. She totally one upped Pottery Barn Kids by [...Read More] ...


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Dec 13, 2015 8:00pm

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