SECRETS to finding the Ballards / Pottery Barn / Restoration Hardware looks on CRAIGSLIST!

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Every single time I share photos of the cool items I find on Craigslist, many, many comments say things such as:  Ballards Macau Arm CHAIRS $299.00 EACH You are so lucky! OR Your craigslist always has the best deals! OR How do you find these deals?   Well, let me tell you one way I [...]

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Dining Room and Simplicity…..

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I hope you all had a Merry Christmas! We did. It was probably one of our most stress free…..slower paced, and…….simpler (is that a word?) Christmases that we have had. Simpler…..(IS it a word?) And in keeping with simpler (???) times, I wanted to share with you ….   NOTHING BIG. You’re welcome. Get it? Simpler [...]

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Secret to pretty Chalkboard writing!

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Guess what? I am probably the last person in the world to find this out…… But there is a secret to getting that really “white” pop when you write on your chalkboard. I thought it was chalkboard pens that people were using…..but, whatever you do……DON’T BUY THEM! They stain your boards!Many of you have written [...]

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Burlap and Twine Monogrammed Dollar Tree Pumpkin

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Want to know how to make a burlap and twine monogrammed pumpkin? Want to only spend a Dollar? Got ya‘ covered! ~ Take a Dollar Tree Pumpkin…… Spray paint it white. Add a Burlap monogram and some twine and….. Wah Lah!   It is seriously that easy. I used hot glue……burlap scraps and some twine….. [...]

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Pumpkin Heads!

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*If you are on my Facebook you may have seen that I have been busy with my daddy’s health. I am proud of my family at this time and the love and support of my brothers and sisters. We have been able to come together and provide 24/7 care for my dad during this time. [...]

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No Sew Outdoor Table Cover and Runner

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Want an easy NO sew project? Got one for you! Want a NO sew table runner and cover that you can easily transition with every season? Got one for you! Want to use the burlap that is all the rage and combine it with pretty fabric? Got you covered! Want a table covering for your [...]

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