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Friday, January 30, 2015

Good-Bad & Ugly

Seems like every project has a lot of good bad and ugly.  Painting a room can really be ugly.

Pulling all the furniture into the center of the room and hubby taking down the wood blinds and all the hardware. 

Thursday, January 29, 2015

A Fabulous Giveaway

I am so thrilled to announce a fabulous giveaway from my newest sponsor. 

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Prevent costly mistakes and make sure your room turns out the way you wanted.

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My name is Andrea - I’m originally from the east coast, but found my way over to a small town in Idaho where I met my husband. It is a big change in scenery, but I love every moment of it.

My husband and I have two amazing children (and counting) that keep us on our toes and make us a little insane, but I can’t imagine life without them. In fact, they have become my second favorite hobby (my first being a wife). Other than this blog, my main job is being a home-maker, which is a good thing since they are the only jobs I have ever really loved.

Other than raising kids, keeping on top of my house and trying to find meals that both my kids and husband like, I love to DIY. My favorite has to be sewing, but I love to decorate and improve my home anyway that I can. I love it so much that I decided I had to make a blog and share some of my favorite things with you!
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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

DIY's That I Still Love

Sometimes we do a DIY project and it is fabulous (for a while) and then sometimes it is fabulous forever.   Here are a few that I still love.

Furnishing A Living Room For $96.98
This is the room I pulled together from Goodwill, Garage Sales, Dollar Tree and Roadside for my son when he moved into his new house. 
 Details and cost breakdown.
There have been a couple of additions to this room, (a blue wingback chair-$18.95- and an end table -$12.95- to replace the skirted table all from goodwill) but basically the same and so perfect for under $100.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

253rd Inspire Me Tuesday

Welcome to the 253rd Inspire Me Tuesday.  Seems like everyone is in a cleaning, purging, organizing and remodeling mood.  I love seeing everything that you guys are up too.  

A Cultivated Nest shares a tutorial for how to cover a lampshade with a sweater.  Isn't this a fabulous look!!!

Monday, January 26, 2015

Winter Living Room

As I said in my previous post, the living room is going to get a makeover, but for now this is how it looks.

I love black and white, so I thought that would be timeless for this time of year.

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